A mean trick to play on newbies on IRC. When someone new to the channel says something dumb, squelch the taunts of others by saying something to the affect of:
<anotherone> Guys, leave him alone, he's still got the newbie flag set.
When the newbie gets mad at being called a newbie (and they will!), they will ask how to disable the so-called "newbie flag." Tell them to type, very carefully, /quit newbie-status. If they do, they will quit IRC.

B1FF has quit #1337- newbie-status

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