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    #1

    noob or newbie

    Do noob or newbie mean the same?

    I read the definition and it seems like the same.

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    Re: noob or newbie

    Do noob or newbie mean the same?
    Yes - "noob" is just a phonetic spelling of "newb", which is short for "newbie", which is short for "newcomer".

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    Re: noob or newbie

    However, 'noob' sounds more pejorative, as in "Get out of here you noob!" Whereas 'newbie' sounds slightly more descriptive, as in "The game is harder to enjoy after 4 PM when all the newbies get off from school."

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