, affectionate term for a small child.
Yeah, I'd like to go, but I gotta get someone to mind the ruggies.
One who downloads excessively.
Also known as a rug
Shad took so much off my FTP that he downed the server. He's a Ruggie.
ruggie (n): (1) from rugrat
. A stupid 13-year-old with a Christmas present modem. (2) By extension, a troll
(q.v.) who successfully pretends to be a ruggie (1), triggering flames
from those too self-important to be paying attention. See also DOOOOOOON Rodent
, or the Danarchy volume.
Fuck off and die, you stupid ruggie.
One who downloads excessively without also uploading.
in BBS days: Someone with a bad Upload/Download ratio would be called a "ruggie".
in Torrent terms: Someone who never seeds a file.