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Are you insulting me? Essential geek-speak, FTW! Jake Kuramoto Oracle AppsLab oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Assumed Geeks have a unique culture. Cultures have their own languages. Geek cultu...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 History :-) 19-Sep-82 11:44  Scott E  Fahlman  :) From: Scott E  Fahlman <Fahlman ...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Shorthand FYI BTW AWOL FUBAR CC
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Examples, FTW! “ For the Win” An enthusiastic emphasis to the end of a comment, me...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 I pwn examples. pwn 1. An act of dominating an opponent. 2. Great, ingenious; appl...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 More IRL examples IRL “ In Real Life”  Often used in internet chat rooms to let pe...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Examples, w00t! W00t! Generally used to express a form of joy. The word originated...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Examples r 4 n00bs N00b An insult describing a person who is not only lacking in k...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 LMAO at examples LOL Originally meant &quot;laughing out loud&quot; but is now so ...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 +1 for examples +1 1. A post in a forum/message board that indicates the person ag...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 I <3 examples <3 When viewed sideways, appears to be the outline of a heart. Used ...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 PEBKAC, examples fail PEBKAC “ Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair” When a u...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Sudo man examples sudo A Linux/UNIX command (short for SuperUser DO) allowing a us...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 sudo Comic by Randall Munroe, xkcd.com
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Enough examples kthxbi kthxbi I understand. Your help in this matter has been grea...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Memes Lolcats Dancing Baby Rickroll All Your Base The Spirit of Christmas Chuck No...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 All Your Base
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 All Your Base “ Somebody set us up the bomb.” “All Your Base Are Belong to Us.” i....
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Rickroll
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Rickroll
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Chuck Norris Facts Chuck Norris doesn't read books. He stares them down until he g...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 SOA Facts SOA is the only thing Chuck Norris can't kill. SOA invented the internet...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Manifestations IRL
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Manifestations IRL
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Manifestations IRL
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Manifestations IRL
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oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Manifestations IRL
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Resources The Urban Dictionary Wikipedia  Google (natch) Internet Meme Timeline Th...
oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 eof Thanks for making it this far. Special thanks to Bryan Veloso and Dan Rubin (d...
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    1. 1. Are you insulting me? Essential geek-speak, FTW! Jake Kuramoto Oracle AppsLab oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008
    2. 2. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Assumed Geeks have a unique culture. Cultures have their own languages. Geek culture has its own language. QED
    3. 3. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 History :-) 19-Sep-82 11:44 Scott E Fahlman :) From: Scott E Fahlman <Fahlman at Cmu-20c> I propose that the following character sequence for joke markers: :-) Read it sideways. Actually, it is probably more economical to mark things that are NOT jokes - given current trends. For this, use :-( >>
    4. 4. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Shorthand FYI BTW AWOL FUBAR CC
    5. 5. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Examples, FTW! “ For the Win” An enthusiastic emphasis to the end of a comment, message, or post. Sometimes genuine, but more often sarcastic. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com FTW
    6. 6. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 I pwn examples. pwn 1. An act of dominating an opponent. 2. Great, ingenious; applied to methods and objects. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    7. 7. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 More IRL examples IRL “ In Real Life” Often used in internet chat rooms to let people you are talking about something in the real world and not in the internet world. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    8. 8. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Examples, w00t! W00t! Generally used to express a form of joy. The word originated in competitive online gaming as an acronym for &quot;we own other team.&quot; The term has since adopted a more general meaning. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    9. 9. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Examples r 4 n00bs N00b An insult describing a person who is not only lacking in knowledge of something, but also blatantly refuses to learn about it and even berates those who would benefit him with experience. Often used in computer game circles. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    10. 10. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 LMAO at examples LOL Originally meant &quot;laughing out loud&quot; but is now so overused that it now means &quot;I find that vaguely amusing&quot; also a filler word now when there is a pause in the conversation or the person is lost for a response, or they are too stupid or lazy to think of one. More expressive variants: LMAO, ROFL, ROFLMAO, lulz As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    11. 11. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 +1 for examples +1 1. A post in a forum/message board that indicates the person agrees with a previous or quoted reply to a thread. 2. Shorthand for &quot;My thoughts exactly&quot; or &quot;me too&quot;. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    12. 12. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 I <3 examples <3 When viewed sideways, appears to be the outline of a heart. Used in an expression of love. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    13. 13. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 PEBKAC, examples fail PEBKAC “ Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair” When a user is at fault for a computer problem. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    14. 14. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Sudo man examples sudo A Linux/UNIX command (short for SuperUser DO) allowing a user to execute a command that normally only the superuser (root) can perform. Put in front of any word, spoken or writen, and it will command anyone to do anything you want them to do. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    15. 15. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 sudo Comic by Randall Munroe, xkcd.com
    16. 16. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Enough examples kthxbi kthxbi I understand. Your help in this matter has been greatly appreciated. However, with much regret and much haste, I must be departing from our conversation. As defined by the Urban Dictionary, urbandictionary.com
    17. 17. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Memes Lolcats Dancing Baby Rickroll All Your Base The Spirit of Christmas Chuck Norris Facts
    18. 18. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 All Your Base
    19. 19. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 All Your Base “ Somebody set us up the bomb.” “All Your Base Are Belong to Us.” i.e. AYBABTU “You are on the way to destruction.” “What you say!!” “You have no chance to survive. Make your time.” “Take off every ‘Zig’!!” “For Great Justice.”
    20. 20. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    21. 21. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    22. 22. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    23. 23. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    24. 24. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    25. 25. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    26. 26. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    27. 27. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    28. 28. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    29. 29. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Lolcats
    30. 30. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Rickroll
    31. 31. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Rickroll
    32. 32. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Chuck Norris Facts Chuck Norris doesn't read books. He stares them down until he gets the information he wants. Outer space exists because it's afraid to be on the same planet with Chuck Norris. Chuck Norris counted to infinity - twice. When Chuck Norris does a pushup, he isn’t lifting himself up, he’s pushing the Earth down. Chuck Norris can lead a horse to water AND make it drink. Chuck Norris doesn’t wear a watch, HE decides what time it is.
    33. 33. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 SOA Facts SOA is the only thing Chuck Norris can't kill. SOA invented the internet, and the internet was invented for SOA. SOA is not complex. You are just dumb. One person successfully described SOA completely, and immediately died. Another person successfully described SOA completely, and was immediately outsourced. SOA can write and compile itself. In a battle between a ninja and a jedi, SOA would win.
    34. 34. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Manifestations IRL
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    40. 40. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Resources The Urban Dictionary Wikipedia Google (natch) Internet Meme Timeline Think Geek
    41. 41. oracleappslab.com Oracle OpenWorld 2008 eof Thanks for making it this far. Special thanks to Bryan Veloso and Dan Rubin (design.isinthedetails.com) for the slide design inspiration.
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