2005 March 20, Patrick, “Re: Legislators convening today to pass a bill to allow terri to live”, in alt.recovery.catholicism, Usenet:
You need to pay closer attention to detail, newfag.
2008 February 24, Funky Donny [username], “Re: To the Sea Org kids”, in alt.religion.scientology, Usenet:
Mattheus, dear newfag, if you had even *started* debating this you'd have addressed the salient points I made to you yesterday.
2008 July 11, Onideus Mad Hatter [username], “BTW Lego Newfag”, in rec.toys.lego, Usenet:
Oh, also, using Outhouse Express...yeah, really shows off what a Usenet newfag you are, just a lil FYI for ya. You might wanna try XNews or Agent or any *REAL* news browser (not a mail client with some sloppily added extras).
2009 March 28, darthmark [username], “Re: I Love 1997 [was: Is Usenet Dying? Or anime?]”, in rec.arts.anime.misc, Usenet:
I got branded a newfag by some of the asshat old-timers.
2011 — David Thorne, The Internet is a Playground: Irreverent Correspondences of an Evil Online Genius, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin (2011), ISBN9781101513774, unnumbered page:
All I could work out is that I am apparently a "newfag" and cannot “triforce” but am unsure as to why I would need to triforce in the first place.