2009 May 9, henri, “Re: NOMINATION - Bill Jillians/"<p>sychotic <c>hicken" For KotM & CotM .. (was) Re: hey guys ... anyone want in on a flame war I'm starting between 2 groups”, in alt.suicide.holiday, Usenet:
So an hero already.
2012, Parmy Olson, We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous, and the Global Cyber Insurgency, Little, Brown and Company (2012), →ISBN, unnumbered page:
It soon became a trend on 4chan to describe someone as “an hero”—before it morphed into the verb form: “I'm going to an hero.”
2013, Trevor James Zaple, Disappearance, Lulu (2013), →ISBN, Chapter 1:
So I’m going to an hero on webcam he continued typing and I’ll post the link to the stream in a second.
Noun: "(Internet, slang) one who commits suicide"
2007 January 7, OnsenMark, “Re: free iPod”, in alt.fan.harry-potter, Usenet:
Just make sure you don't become an hero over it. o.o
2007 August 10, the_boy_blunder [username], “Fiddildy Fucking Dee, it's enough to make you not want to kill yourself”, in alt.suicide.holiday, Usenet:
In the clip, Dave Mustaine (our hero of the story, yet not yet "an hero") is shown recording "Through the Darkest Hour" a song about wanting to kill yourself because your bird left you.
2008 October 13, Onideus Mad Hatter, “Re: Republicans: Nancy Pelosi Was Mean To Us - Petty Sissies Vote No”, in alt.2600, Usenet:
Oh well, with any luck when his balls finally drop in a few years he'll realize how much of a fucking waste of oxygen he is and will do the right thing and become "an hero".
2008 December 24, Alex Clark, “Re: Tom Cruise on Kimmel last night”, in alt.religion.scientology, Usenet:
Some of us were beginning to think you'd made yourself into "an hero" for Christmas, but I always knew you'd be back.
2009 July 9, Rev. Anna Dynamite, “Re: for windows XP users”, in alt.slack, Usenet:
What else did they tell you? I hope becoming an hero wasn't another suggestion of theirs.
2009 August 22, ., “BECOMING AN HERO”, in alt.suicide.holiday, Usenet:
I like how I can tell someone that I want to become an hero and they have no idea that I'm talking about suicide.
2010 February 20, Pisces, “Re: From your high epopt: All Austrian SubGenii may be reinstated to alt.slack by recruitment of one new member.”, in alt.slack, Usenet:
It is clear the boring one is the one who is, just above, making the accusation of being boring. It is also clear that the gentleman in question, (the one who has a very high lipid content) is without companionship.
It has been said this type of gentleman is a prime candidate for the status of "an hero". This "an hero" status might even bring the lipid coated person fame if said person were to "DIAF"
2010 September 13, Don Kresch, “Re: IMF Chief: "Stimulus spending was the key for containing the crisis"”, in alt.religion.mormon, Usenet:
>Is there anything I can do to improve myself?
Well, you could always become an hero.
2012 February 15, Buster Norris, “How sick, and how much of a LOSER must one be to . . .”, in alt.politics, Usenet:
The guy is pathetic.
Maybe when Obama wins again he will become an hero.