There have been many definitions of tabcore in the past and none of them have met widespread agreement. For the sake of diversity, however, a few will be listed here. The Tabcore are often said to be the oldschool tabbers,
those who started right up in late 1993 at the breakup of butterflynet and the formation of tabnet, all recently
graduated from high school, up to Insaneacon 3 during New Year's, 1993. Another definition is someone who is given access to the b0nk base.