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Lost in the forrest of acronyms and shorthand that is gamespeak? You’re a n00b. It’s OK. The Alibi is here to drop a few linguistic breadcrumbs so you can find your way through the cybertrees. Here’s a really, really abridged dictionary of the terms serious gamers use, usually when playing online with other nerds: AFK: Away from keyboard BBIAB: Be back in a bit BFG: Big fucking gun Bounding box: The area around an enemy you can hit that will cause damage Camper: A player who stays in one spot with a high-damage weapon and waits for other players to come by—it’s not a good thing to be Cul8r: See you later FFS: For fuck’s sake GG: Good game Gib: To shoot something so much it explodes into tablescraps IMHO: In my humble opinion Keyboarder: A gamer that doesn’t use the mouse Lag: When your Net connection isn’t good and causes stalling or other problems in your game |337: Leet, as in elite |3375p34k: Leetspeak—the name given to the language online gamers use while typing Lumberjack: Someone who knocks campers out of their hiding places with very large weapons MMORPG: Massive multiplayer online role-playing game (a.k.a. MMO ) n00b: A rookie or newbie. N/M or NM: Nevermind Pwned: Like in sports, when you are beaten very badly, you’ve been owned Respawn: When a bad guy comes back to life after being killed r0x0rs: Rock, as in “rock on,” in leetspeak Splash damage: When you are standing near something that is blown up, and it hurts your player as well T2YL: Talk to you later Teh: The w00t!: This marks excitementFor more, go to caligirl.net, lanwerx.net or urbandictionary.com.