Submitted by Pozzle 2101d ago | video

Japan Amazed By L33T Speak

L33T Speak probably isn't something you want to teach someone, if only because it is an annoying way to type. But an American reporter decided that Japan needs to learn the fine nuances of the 'l33t' language and the Japanese audience seemed thrilled with this new way of typing! (Mobile)

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jack who  +   2101d ago
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JYstiq808  +   2101d ago
try binary
CrippleH  +   2101d ago
You can thank old school Counter Strike fans for 1337 speak.
zootang  +   2101d ago
I thought it was the british with the invention of texting back in the early nintys
Timesplitter14  +   2101d ago
I'd rather BLAME them for l33t speak
Azurite  +   2101d ago
It spread from Quake.
Though, make no mistake, it existed even before then. But Quake and later Quake3 messed it up and spread it to Counter-Strike, polluting it.
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evrfighter  +   2101d ago
im fairly positive it was invented by starcraft players. But made popular by cs players
HolyOrangeCows  +   2101d ago
NO VIDEOGAMES invented ''L337'' speak
''L337'' speak is just stupid abbreviations and numbers used instead of letters.

It was not invented by any community. I DEFINITELY remember McD signs using numbers if they ran out of a letter back before online gaming was anything (Or even the internet).
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SaberEdge  +   2101d ago
That was great. I love the Japanese.
SixZeroFour  +   2101d ago
i thought it was first used by hackers
Saaking  +   2101d ago
leet speak is just annoying. I don't see what the point is really. Anyone with a brain can understand leet speak so you might as well type normally.
Serial_EDX  +   2101d ago
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D4RkNIKON  +   2101d ago
It is annoying but as gamers we are used to it. Every thing we talk about and read gets abbreviated. Game titles especially..

MGS4 to name just a few examples. But you and I know exactly what each of those means.
Pennywise  +   2101d ago
That is not l33t speak... thats abbreviations or acronyms .
D4RkNIKON  +   2101d ago
It is all relative Pennywise... BTW do you listen to Pennywise or does your name just refer to "IT"
Pennywise  +   2101d ago
My name originated from the band... The it avatar is too cool :)
Jerk120  +   2101d ago
Just like they were and still are thrilled with the English language.

Don't tell Japan about these things, it only makes things worse.
kaveti6616  +   2101d ago
Finally, the Americans made some that impresses the Japanese.
gumgum99  +   2101d ago
I know, right?
Foxgod  +   2101d ago
who says the Americans invented it?
El_Colombiano  +   2101d ago
The OP.
Foxgod  +   2101d ago
Is the op, anyone of historical significance?
Aka is he > N00B?

I am not the subject of discussion here, but nice try.
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El_Colombiano  +   2101d ago
Are YOU, anyone of historical significance?
Aka are you > N00B?
Natsu X FairyTail  +   2101d ago
Windows 95+++
IdleLeeSiuLung  +   2101d ago
Their reaction is just awesome!!!
FACTUAL evidence  +   2101d ago
LOL, i kno. cuz the 360 d4m sur3 d1dn'7 1mpr355 7h3m!
kaveti6616  +   2101d ago
No, I'm not anyone of historical significance, whatever the hell that means. Americans physicists also invented the first transistors a long time ago, so I was just joking about L33T speak being the first thing. Foxgod, don't be a douche, please.
OhNoez  +   2101d ago
leet seapk scuks!
Foxgod  +   2101d ago
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Pennywise  +   2101d ago
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DelbertGrady  +   2101d ago
Binary speak? I don't speak machine code...
Pennywise  +   2101d ago
Neither do I... but this site does: http://www.roubaixinteracti...
mrv321  +   2101d ago
I learnt the binary alphabet at one point... but now I remember little of it.
BLuKhaos  +   2101d ago
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Pennywise  +   2101d ago
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BLuKhaos  +   2101d ago
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Mc Fadge  +   2101d ago

BYE  +   2101d ago
Looks like a rising business.

I'm gonna move to Japan and open l33t language schools.
El_Colombiano  +   2101d ago
And make a killing!
Captain Tuttle  +   2101d ago
You know what's sad?
That's actually a great idea. You'd probably make a fortune.
RSX  +   2101d ago
What's funny
Is that you would probably make alot of money doing that.
DelbertGrady  +   2101d ago
Super Ultra Doki Doki L33t Panic! Taisen School Turbo Edition.
SaberEdge  +   2101d ago
That was funny, Soda Popinsky. Bubbles.
Elwenil  +   2101d ago
TheBand1t  +   2101d ago
1337 $93@|< |$ +3|-| |33$+
Servbot  +   2101d ago
Please don't encourage this... It's bad enough that so many people type that way already.
TheBand1t  +   2101d ago
Nobody likes a Grammar Nazi.
Mc Fadge  +   2101d ago
Want to know something Servbot?
In my examinations at school, the last examinations of high school, people are allowed to write like this in everything but English.

It's an accepted form of writing :(
CaptainMarvelQ8  +   2101d ago
=) :) :(

you turn them around and ... and ... they turn into faces!!!!!!
omg wtf is that!
you turn it & it turns into a freaking heart
who is the genius behind this mind blowing invention
(japanese ppl thoughts)

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Nik  +   2101d ago
corneliuscrust  +   2101d ago
best reply ever
xoxideu  +   2101d ago
Natsu X FairyTail  +   2101d ago
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kydrice  +   2101d ago
Japan has known about the smiley faces since forever and they make up crazier ones than us. Those Japanese are just out of touch with the current generation.
Ps_alm3k  +   2101d ago
this is for you all!
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JustinSaneV2  +   2101d ago
I love how two of the three Americans in the video were an Eminem wannabe and an overweight person.
Grandreaper9999  +   2101d ago
I first encountered it immediately after wc2 released, then most battle.net gamers seemed to be using it whenever possible.
Stryder  +   2101d ago
I though 133t was made by Hackers.
I thought 133t was made by hackers to thwart the FBI from using the old search engines to sniff out hacker webpages during one of the hacker crackdown's.
TheObserver  +   2101d ago
My Observation
I observed that Japanese 2chan bbs has crazy 1337 speak.
Xiru  +   2101d ago
Started with Quake 1. Sadly I was a part of this back in the day. :( Quake 1 by itself wasn't popular enough to allow it to catch on at a widespread level. For that, you can thank Counter-Strike. Now we are teaching the Japanese bad language and grammar. Yay!
Stryder  +   2099d ago
Yay! :)

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