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13 words and phrases that everyone used on the Internet in the 2000s | Internet

The top mine, S add with scrap, Want tc? These expressions may sound strange nowadays, but they made a lot of sense to 2000s netizens. The time was marked by online chat rooms, social networks like Orkut and messengers like MSN, and brought a language of its own. web. With many abbreviations and graces, the vocabulary is almost incomprehensible to those who did not live this period. Check out the following list to learn or remember the meaning of popular terms on the Internet during the 2000s.

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Equivalent to the top of the 2000s, the initials TDB mean all the best. The expression was used in forums, MSN conversations and Orkut communities to compliment some or describe some lived situation. It was common, for example, to say the ballad was TDB or so-and-so TDB.

Asking if anyone wants tc means inviting that person to chat, ie chatting online. The phrase, which became popular in Internet chat rooms, was often used as an online flirtatious signal.

Just adding with scrap this string sounds quite familiar to anyone who was part of Orkut. In the late social network, it was common for some users to include this message in the "who am I" section of the profile. The warning meant that a friend request was not enough to let a person join the network; it was necessary to send a scrap (or scrap) on the wall.

Orkut scraps page Photo: Reproduction / TechTudoOrkut scraps page Photo: Reproduction / TechTudo

Orkut scraps page Photo: Reproduction / TechTudo

Very common in the vocabulary of Internet users of the 2000s, this grain is short for damn. The spelling of the expression varied between pacas and pakas, but in both cases it was used as a synonym for a lot, a lot, a lot, etc.

It sounds strange, but that was the way many Internet users wrote the word goodbye a few years ago on the Internet. Today, to say goodbye to some so considered tacky and completely outdated.

Anyone who has talked a lot on MSN certainly recognizes this set of words. Nick refers to the name of the user in the messenger, while subnick the phrase just below the name. The space was used to express feelings, share music lyrics and even send indirect ones.

MSN was popular in 2000 Photo: Divulgao / MSNMSN was popular in 2000 Photo: Divulgao / MSN

MSN was popular in 2000 Photo: Divulgao / MSN

Commonly used to say goodbye to MSN conversations or chat rooms, the phrase means kisses and hugs. Internet users also wrote xxx (kisses) and xoxoxoxoxo, to indicate many kisses and hugs.

Noob is a grain that means beginner. Popular in online gaming communities to refer to inexperienced players, the term was widely used by teenagers with a pejorative sense in the 2000s. The expression has become synonymous with some stupid, loser, stupid.

In the early years of Twitter, server capacity was not so high, which caused the social network to go down when many people tried to access it at the same time. In these cases, the microblog error page displayed a whale being carried by birds. The scene, which no longer repeats itself today, gave rise to the term whale (a kind of synonym for "not working").

Bird-borne whale appeared when Twitter was overwhelmed Photo: Reproduction / TwitterBird-borne whale appeared when Twitter was overwhelmed Photo: Reproduction / Twitter

Bird-borne whale appeared when Twitter was overwhelmed Photo: Reproduction / Twitter

When someone deactivated a profile in Orkut, I would insert the acronym DSTV before the username. The intention was to indicate to other contacts that that account was not available at the moment. Accounts would rather deactivate the profile than leave the social network once in a while so that in the future they could return to Orkut.

Self-explanatory, this term was widely used in social networking a few years ago to ask questions about any kind of subject.

My top was an expression used by Orkut users who vied for first place in the testimonials, the profile area reserved for honoring the page owner. The idea that the contact at the top of the list would be the most beloved and dedicated friend. However, the competition often became so intense that the texts failed to include praise for the honoree and only brought provocation phrases.

Testimonials page were disputed on Orkut Photo: Barbara Mannara / TechTudoTestimonials page were disputed on Orkut Photo: Barbara Mannara / TechTudo

Testimonials page were disputed on Orkut Photo: Barbara Mannara / TechTudo

If you had a profile on Orkut, you surely remember the fever that was the creation of so-called fake (or fake) profiles on the social network. Behind every fake account, however, was a real person, called off (short for offline). Already the online expression was reserved for the fake version of the user. Play was considered a way to meet new people without exposing yourself.