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English citations of oldfag

Noun: "(Internet, slang, sometimes offensive) an oldbie; a veteran member of the 4chan community (or any other online community)"[edit]

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  • 2008 February 7, Leader_of_Anonymous [username], “Re: WHAT JENNA MISCAVIGE REALLY HAD TO SAY”, in alt.religion.scientology, Usenet[1]:
    It can be a little confusing. Just look at the IRC channel. Loaded down with newfags, you can see the oldfags, they're the ones that don't spout memes everywhere.
  • 2008 May 24, Shawn the Bastard [username], “Wow.....”, in alt.religion.scientology, Usenet[2]:
    For his sake, I hope he doesn't piss off the oldfag anons on their imageboards. Could get messy >_>
  • 2008 November 12, Chef Xenu [username], “Safety and Good Sense: A Message from Cbus Anons”, in alt.religion.scientology, Usenet[3]:
    Wear your masks, whether this is your first protest or your tenth. Whether you are an oldfag or newfag, whether you came from the chans, or came from elsewhere- whether you are doing this for the lulz or because it is Right: []
  • 2009 June 18, Onslaught Six [username], “Re: I really didn't study for this test”, in, Usenet[4]:
    The pathetic Usenet oldfags will cling to their pathetic, outdated and boring medium as the new-world forumites rule the Interwebs universe.
  • 2011 — Cole Stryker, Epic Win for Anonymous: How 4chan's Army Conquered the Web, The Overlook Press (2011), ISBN 9781590207383, unnumbered page:
    Oldfags will post the symbol along with "Newfags can't triforce."
  • 2011 — Trevor Pott, "ANONYMOUS: Behind the mask, inside the Hivemind", The Register, 7 July 2011:
    The Oldfags are most likely the ones starting everything up, they've been doing it the longest.
  • 2012 — Parmy Olson, We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous, and the Global Cyber Insurgency, Little, Brown and Company (2012), ISBN 9780316213530, unnumbered page:
    There were many like him—oldfags who believed they were the true Anons.