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[Translation: My generation lived in a glorious age where a wonderful, albeit short-lived, phenomenon was both born. Leetspeak was the language of a subset of youth, an artifact of the adolescence between the generation which created computers and the generation that was raised by them. We didn’t simply type “BOOBIES” in calculators, nor did we have access to the vast array of knowledge available online. No, someone simply observed that some letters, numbers, and symbols looked similar… and we created our own set of hieroglyphs. It’s a small thing, unimportant in the grand scheme of the universe. But for the people born in the age of CD-ROMs and dial-up internet, in the era of AIM and MySpace, leetspeak dominated the landscape.]