Last modified on 23 May 2014, at 14:52

oldfag

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

old +‎ fag

NounEdit

oldfag (plural oldfags)

  1. (Internet, slang, offensive) An oldbie; a veteran member of the 4chan community (or any other online community).
    • 2009 18 June, Onslaught Six [username], “Re: I really didn't study for this test”, alt.toys.transformers, Usenet:
      The pathetic Usenet oldfags will cling to their pathetic, outdated and boring medium as the new-world forumites rule the Interwebs universe.
    • 2011, Cole Stryker, Epic Win for Anonymous: How 4chan's Army Conquered the Web, The Overlook Press (2011), ISBN 9781590207383, unnumbered page:
      Oldfags will post the symbol along with "Newfags can't triforce."
    • 2012, Parmy Olson, We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous, and the Global Cyber Insurgency, Little, Brown and Company (2012), ISBN 9780316213530, unnumbered page:
      There were many like him—oldfags who believed they were the true Anons.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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