What is newbie: Definition and 7 Discussions

Newbie, newb, noob, noobie, n00b or nub is a slang term for a novice or newcomer, or somebody inexperienced in a profession or activity. Contemporary use can particularly refer to a beginner or new user of computers, often concerning Internet activity, such as online gaming or Linux use.The origin of this term is uncertain. Earliest uses probably date to late twentieth century United States Armed Forces jargon, though possible precursor terms are much earlier. Variant forms of the noun include newby and newbie, while the related term noob (often stylized as "n00b") is often used in online gaming.

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  1. H

    Just a new guy who likes exploring -- I dislike doing math for the sake of math

    Just a guy who likes exploring. I hate math, but enjoy viewing mechanical models of things.
  2. oshanfox

    Can Aspiring Physicists Like Oshanfox Impact Nuclear Fusion Innovation?

    Good afternoon, I am oshanfox, a new member of PF and an aspiring physicist. I really love learning about physics but I am super dumb so I hope I am able to learn a thing or two from this community so please take care of me. I love Steins;Gate and the overall idea of becoming a scientist. I...
  3. phytech

    This is phytech "Who makes things happen", Thank you for having me!

    This is me, "The phytech" a new addon to the forum. Hoping to explore and learn being amidst the lovely and wonderful experienced. Thank you for having me🌠 Cheers!
  4. John Henry

    Can Artificial Intelligence Revolutionize Physics Discussions?

    Always curious, looking forward to reading and (maybe) participating in some physics discussions!
  5. A

    Studying Good resources to learn physics?

    Hi, I am a first year college student who is currently taking intro to physics course. With the way this course is designed, it is definitely not beginner friendly as I took physics for two years straight in high school and is still a little confused. To add to injury, I also just bombed my...