English citations of /b/tard
2008, Julian Dibbell, " Mutilated Furries, Flying Phalluses: Put the Blame on Griefers, the Sociopaths of the Virtual World", in , 18 January 2008:
Most noticeable is the anime fan community 4chan, with its notorious /b/ forum and communities of "
/b/tards." [… ] ¶ Not all the message boards celebrate the griefers in their midst: Kyanka finds griefing lame, as do many Goons and /b/tards.
2009, Stefanie Cohen, " The Dark Heart of the Internet: He Runs One of the Web's Most Popular Sites. Too Bad He's Broke", in the , 21 February 2009:
New York Post
The users, known as
/b/tards - ran amok, [… ] ¶ [… ] ¶ Strange considering /b/tards are some of the tackiest bunch of folks ever corralled into one site.
2011, Cole Stryker,
Epic Win for Anonymous: How 4chan's Army Conquered the Web
4chan is especially antagonistic to furries, though every Friday
/b/tards post massive furry porn threads, calling it Furry Friday.