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* Common among hackers in ''VideoGame/HypnospaceOutlaw'', though more often used for naming than communication. There's the malevolent, immature [[TheCracker T1MAGEDDON]], the more disciplined hacker group [=M1NX=] the aforementioned is trying to join, and the [=allseeing3y3=] program the latter uses, for example.


* mun2. Say it in Spanish.

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* mun2. Say it The channel mun2, pronounced in Spanish.Spanish as "mundos," meaning "worlds."



* A contestant named Kermit in a ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'' College Tournament a while back wagered $1337 in Final Jeopardy; he explained it to the confused later.

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* A contestant named Kermit in a ''Series/{{Jeopardy}}'' College Tournament a while back wagered $1337 in Final Jeopardy; he Jeopardy. He later explained it to the confused later.reference..



* ''VideoGame/IMadeAGameWithZombiesInIt''. [[CaptainObvious Duh.]]

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* ''VideoGame/IMadeAGameWithZombiesInIt''. [[CaptainObvious Duh.]]



** Despite the fact that Fixer is the slicing specialist of the group.



* ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'': One of Tracer's skins has her wearing a stop watch around her neck set to the time "13:37."



* The name [={SuP4hl33tk1LLa} CaP-a-CoP=] (spelling varied) is recycled in videos by director [[https://www.youtube.com/jsxanatos Xanatos.]]
** Also parodied in a frag movie in Gman Squad [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG9UGesXmEg#t=7m38s episode 7]]

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* The name [={SuP4hl33tk1LLa} CaP-a-CoP=] (spelling varied) is recycled in videos by director [[https://www.youtube.com/jsxanatos Xanatos.]]
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]] Also parodied in a frag movie in Gman Squad [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG9UGesXmEg#t=7m38s episode 7]]



* Inserting Leet characters to passwords is actually an efficient way of increasing its length and complexity, making it exponentially harder to crack, especially against dictionary attacks. For example, if your password is "Password" changing it to "P4$5\/\/0r|)" puts your password past the length and character range of all but the most persistent hackers, while still maintaining enough visual cues for you to remember that it is merely your intentionally screwed-up way of spelling "Password".[[labelnote:*]]The human's superior symbolic solution ability is the reason why CAPTCHA images are still readable. [[TechnologyMarchesOn At least for now...]][[/labelnote]]
** This no longer holds water, as the makers of dictionary lists have caught up and you can now find plenty of leetspeak wordlists that cover pretty much any plausible variation of a word (read: any that you wouldn't have trouble remembering yourself). This, of course, doesn't stop many registration pages from accepting leetspeak words that they otherwise wouldn't - but the usefulness of this is highly questionable.

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* Inserting Leet characters Most modern security systems require you to passwords include at least one number and symbol in your password, so using this trope is actually an efficient easy way of increasing its length and complexity, making it exponentially harder to crack, especially against dictionary attacks. include them in a password that would otherwise just be a word or phrase. For example, if your password is "Password" changing it to "P4$5\/\/0r|)" puts your password past the length and character range of all but the most persistent hackers, while still maintaining enough visual cues for you to remember that it is merely your intentionally screwed-up way of spelling "Password".[[labelnote:*]]The human's superior symbolic solution ability is the reason why CAPTCHA images are still readable. [[TechnologyMarchesOn At least for now...]][[/labelnote]]
** This no longer holds water, as the makers of dictionary lists have caught up and you can now find plenty of leetspeak wordlists that cover pretty much any plausible variation of a word (read: any that you wouldn't have trouble remembering yourself). This, of course, doesn't stop many registration pages from accepting leetspeak words that they otherwise wouldn't - but the usefulness of this is highly questionable.
"password" made more complicated by leet speak.

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* The title of the song "Levels" by Music/{{Avicii}} is stylised as "[=LE7ELS=]".


* [[Franchise/CrashBandicoot Coco Bandicoot]] is surprisingly proficient in leet speak, [[FridgeBrilliance which makes sense,]] as she ''is'' the computer expert. In ''Crash Nitro Kart'', she is audibly crying out, "Roxxor!" and "Suxxor!" which mean "rocks" and "sucks" respectively.

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* [[Franchise/CrashBandicoot ''VideoGame/CrashBandicoot'': Coco Bandicoot]] Bandicoot is surprisingly proficient in leet speak, [[FridgeBrilliance which makes sense,]] as she ''is'' the computer expert. In ''Crash Nitro Kart'', she is audibly crying out, "Roxxor!" and "Suxxor!" which mean "rocks" and "sucks" respectively.


* The L33t [=Hamm3r=] Broz. in ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiPartnersInTime'' speak only in leet. This is later parodied after they're freed from Shroob brainwashing ("Seriously, who talks like that?!"). This is a prime example of {{Woolseyism}}, as in the original version, they simply spoke in Katakana.[[labelnote:*]]Which is comparable to English practice of [[RoboSpeak WRITING IN ALL CAPS TO REPRESENT MONOTONE.]][[/labelnote]]

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* The L33t [=Hamm3r=] Broz. in ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiPartnersInTime'' speak only in leet. This is later parodied after they're freed from Shroob brainwashing brainwashing. ("Seriously, who talks like that?!"). that?!") This is a prime example of {{Woolseyism}}, as in the original version, they simply spoke in Katakana.[[labelnote:*]]Which is comparable to English practice of [[RoboSpeak WRITING IN ALL CAPS TO REPRESENT MONOTONE.]][[/labelnote]]


* The name [={SuP4hl33tk1LLa} CaP-a-CoP=] (spelling varied) is recycled in videos by director [[https://www.youtube.com/jsxanatos Xanatos]].

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* The name [={SuP4hl33tk1LLa} CaP-a-CoP=] (spelling varied) is recycled in videos by director [[https://www.youtube.com/jsxanatos Xanatos]].Xanatos.]]


* Filipinos take this UpToEleven through [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jejemon Jejemon]].

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* Filipinos take this UpToEleven through [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jejemon Jejemon]].Jejemon.]]



* The course code for the first programming course in the Computer Science programme at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden is [[http://www.kth.se/student/kurser/kurs/DD1337?l=en DD1337]]. This is ''coincidental''.

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* The course code for the first programming course in the Computer Science programme at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden is [[http://www.kth.se/student/kurser/kurs/DD1337?l=en DD1337]]. DD1337.]] This is ''coincidental''.


* Sierra from WesternAnimation/TotalDramaWorldTour

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* Sierra from WesternAnimation/TotalDramaWorldTourWesternAnimation/TotalDrama

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC3MocYmCNw This video from 2009]] shows two teens speaking like this while buying foam.


* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' brings us The Headmaster, and in his wake follows [[GrandTheftMe total ownage]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' brings us The Headmaster, and in his wake follows [[GrandTheftMe total ownage]]. Given that ''Animated'' is set in the ''22nd century'', it's really no surprise that no one has any idea what he's talking about.

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* ''VideoGame/ClarencesBigChance'': Clarence and his boss talk in chatspeak.


* The character Player from the {{machinima}} series ''Machinima/TheLeetWorld'' seems to speak pretty much just this, as does Leeroy sometimes. Player differenciates himself from Leeroy in that he actually does not speak literally, using text shown at the bottom of the screen or the Counter-Strike: Source radio commands (naturally, the game used for the machinima), and Leeroy uses it mostly only when speaking of [[WorldOfWarcraft 'World of Battlelore']], and is a {{Geek}} about it and computers. It is lampshaded by others asking the character Cortez, who is blind, how he can know what Player is saying (he doesn't know how himself). Westheimer has tried to say it himself, likely to trying to be 'on the same level' as Leeroy, as defacto [[TheCaptain captain]] of his team.

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* The character Player from the {{machinima}} series ''Machinima/TheLeetWorld'' seems to speak pretty much just this, as does Leeroy sometimes. Player differenciates himself from Leeroy in that he actually does not speak literally, using text shown at the bottom of the screen or the Counter-Strike: Source radio commands (naturally, the game used for the machinima), and Leeroy uses it mostly only when speaking of [[WorldOfWarcraft [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft 'World of Battlelore']], and is a {{Geek}} about it and computers. It is lampshaded by others asking the character Cortez, who is blind, how he can know what Player is saying (he doesn't know how himself). Westheimer has tried to say it himself, likely to trying to be 'on the same level' as Leeroy, as defacto [[TheCaptain captain]] of his team.

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* In ''Manga/LuckyStar'' [[OtakuSurrogate Konata's]] friends are slightly puzzled that she ''doesn't'' ever talk that way in real life...but when she shows them what her chat logs look like they can barely recognize it as Japanese.
** There's also this "gatongo" person in Konata's friend list that fills his/her chat log with "wwww" (which is the Japanese equivalent of "lolo[=l=]olo[=l=]").
*** Enhanced in translation by certain fansub group: "roflcopterskatesbbq".

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* In ''Manga/LuckyStar'' ''Manga/LuckyStar'':
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[[OtakuSurrogate Konata's]] friends are slightly puzzled that she ''doesn't'' ever talk that way in real life...life... but when she shows them what her chat logs look like they can barely recognize it as Japanese.
** There's also this "gatongo" person in Konata's friend list that fills his/her chat log with "wwww" (which is the Japanese equivalent of "lolo[=l=]olo[=l=]").
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"lolo[=l=]olo[=l=]"). Enhanced in translation by certain fansub group: "roflcopterskatesbbq".



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* ''Series/{{Numb3rs}}'' uses leetspeak on occasion. Charlie's girlfriend Amita is fluent in leet, often decoding leet passages for Don and his FBI team.

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* ''Series/{{Numb3rs}}'' ''Series/Numb3rs'' uses leetspeak on occasion. Charlie's girlfriend Amita is fluent in leet, often decoding leet passages for Don and his FBI team.



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* Master Chief from the ''Machinima/ArbyNTheChief'' spends the entire series talking in this fashion. "Mai [=ROFLcar=] gos n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n..."
* The character Player from the {{machinima}} series ''Machinima/TheLeetWorld'' seems to speak pretty much just this, as does Leeroy sometimes. Player differenciates himself from Leeroy in that he actually does not speak literally, using text shown at the bottom of the screen or the Counter-Strike: Source radio commands (naturally, the game used for the machinima), and Leeroy uses it mostly only when speaking of [[WorldOfWarcraft 'World of Battlelore']], and is a {{Geek}} about it and computers. It is lampshaded by others asking the character Cortez, who is blind, how he can know what Player is saying (he doesn't know how himself). Westheimer has tried to say it himself, likely to trying to be 'on the same level' as Leeroy, as defacto [[TheCaptain captain]] of his team.
* The name [={SuP4hl33tk1LLa} CaP-a-CoP=] (spelling varied) is recycled in videos by director [[http://youtube.com/jsxanatos Xanatos]].
** Also parodied in a frag movie in Gman Squad [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG9UGesXmEg#t=7m38s episode 7]]
* Mortuus from ''Machinima/OxhornShortShorts'' has this as a persistent VerbalTic (yes, he pronounces the leetspeak ''aloud''). "Lol omg wtg dairy queen lol omg bbtheq..."
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* The Music/{{Putin-P}} song series uses Japanese text slang in its subtitles to convey certain tones, such as orz, w (lol), and some emoji.

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* The Music/{{Putin-P}} ''Music/PutinP'' song series uses Japanese text slang in its subtitles to convey certain tones, such as orz, w (lol), and some emoji.



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* {{Image Macro}}s typically use chatspeak captions (partly for comic effect, partly to minimize blocking of the image).
** The Orlies from ''{{Webcomic/Erfworld}}'' are a parody of the (in)famous O RLY owl Image Macro. They talk in snippets of chatspeak (e.g. one says "OMGWTFBBQ" as it's roasted by a [[PhantasySpelling dwagon]]).
* And then you get things like [[http://lolcode.com/ LOLCODE]], a (working!) programming language based on [[MemeticMutation lolcat]]-based leetspeak.
** And then you have the [[http://www.lolcatbible.com Lolcat Bible.]] "An Ceiling Cat sayed, I can has lite? An lite wuz".
*** Don't forget the [[http://www.corprew.org/content/lolcat-wasteland/ Lolcat Wasteland!]] "earth in ur winter, covered in snow / can has potato. PO-TA-TO. / INVISIBLE SUMMER! RAININGZES! / im in ur hofgarden, drinking ur coffeez."
* Google now allows you to view their [[http://www.google.com/webhp?hl=xx-hacker Home Page]] this way.
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* Master Chief from the ''Machinima/ArbyNTheChief'' spends the entire series talking in this fashion. "Mai [=ROFLcar=] gos n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n-n..."
* The character Player from the {{machinima}} series ''Machinima/TheLeetWorld'' seems to speak pretty much just this, as does Leeroy sometimes. Player differenciates himself from Leeroy in that he actually does not speak literally, using text shown at the bottom of the screen or the Counter-Strike: Source radio commands (naturally, the game used for the machinima), and Leeroy uses it mostly only when speaking of [[WorldOfWarcraft 'World of Battlelore']], and is a {{Geek}} about it and computers. It is lampshaded by others asking the character Cortez, who is blind, how he can know what Player is saying (he doesn't know how himself). Westheimer has tried to say it himself, likely to trying to be 'on the same level' as Leeroy, as defacto [[TheCaptain captain]] of his team.
* The name [={SuP4hl33tk1LLa} CaP-a-CoP=] (spelling varied) is recycled in videos by director [[http://youtube.com/jsxanatos Xanatos]].
** Also parodied in a frag movie in Gman Squad [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG9UGesXmEg#t=7m38s episode 7]]
* Mortuus from ''Machinima/OxhornShortShorts'' has this as a persistent VerbalTic (yes, he pronounces the leetspeak ''aloud''). "Lol omg wtg dairy queen lol omg bbtheq..."
* The optional subtitles in ''WebAnimation/{{Arfenhouse}}: [[http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/63227 The Movie]]'' are mostly rendered in [=LOLspeak=]. In ''[[http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/63227 Arfenhouse Teh Movie Too]]'', the subtitles aren't optional (though "LOLO[=L=]OLO[=L=]OL" is spoken as "HA HA HA HA HA"). The only exception is the OnlySaneMan Joe, whose lines are written in perfect English.
* ''WebAnimation/TeenGirlSquad'':
** The squad has been known to pepper their speech with 1337 haXXorz.
--->'''Cheerleader:''' I just picked up this fashion magazine with MORE HOT TIPS!\\
'''So And So:''' w00t!\\
'''Whats Her Face:''' w00t!\\
'''The Ugly One:''' w00t!
** The TGS menu page title reads "T33n G1rl [=Squ4dx0rx=]!!"
** [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner The Cheat]] has been known to use this on occasion as well.
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* The optional subtitles in ''WebAnimation/{{Arfenhouse}}: [[http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/63227 The Movie]]'' are mostly rendered in [=LOLspeak=]. In ''[[http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/63227 Arfenhouse Teh Movie Too]]'', the subtitles aren't optional (though "LOLO[=L=]OLO[=L=]OL" is spoken as "HA HA HA HA HA").
** The only exception is the OnlySaneMan Joe, whose lines are written in perfect English.
* The WebAnimation/TeenGirlSquad has been known to pepper their speech with 1337 haXXorz.
--> '''Cheerleader:''' I just picked up this fashion magazine with MORE HOT TIPS!
--> '''So And So:''' w00t!
--> '''Whats Her Face:''' w00t!
--> '''The Ugly One:''' w00t!
** The TGS menu page title reads "T33n G1rl [=Squ4dx0rx=]!!"
** [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner The Cheat]] has been known to use this on occasion as well.

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\n* {{Image Macro}}s typically use chatspeak captions (partly for comic effect, partly to minimize blocking of the image).
**
The optional subtitles Orlies from ''{{Webcomic/Erfworld}}'' are a parody of the (in)famous O RLY owl Image Macro. They talk in ''WebAnimation/{{Arfenhouse}}: snippets of chatspeak (e.g. one says "OMGWTFBBQ" as it's roasted by a [[PhantasySpelling dwagon]]).
* And then you get things like [[http://lolcode.com/ LOLCODE]], a (working!) programming language based on [[MemeticMutation lolcat]]-based leetspeak.
** And then you have the
[[http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/63227 The Movie]]'' are mostly rendered in [=LOLspeak=]. In ''[[http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/63227 Arfenhouse Teh Movie Too]]'', lolcatbible.com Lolcat Bible.]] "An Ceiling Cat sayed, I can has lite? An lite wuz".
*** Don't forget
the subtitles aren't optional (though "LOLO[=L=]OLO[=L=]OL" is spoken as "HA HA HA HA HA").
** The only exception is the OnlySaneMan Joe, whose lines are written
[[http://www.corprew.org/content/lolcat-wasteland/ Lolcat Wasteland!]] "earth in perfect English.
* The WebAnimation/TeenGirlSquad
ur winter, covered in snow / can has been known potato. PO-TA-TO. / INVISIBLE SUMMER! RAININGZES! / im in ur hofgarden, drinking ur coffeez."
* Google now allows you
to pepper view their speech with 1337 haXXorz.
--> '''Cheerleader:''' I just picked up
[[http://www.google.com/webhp?hl=xx-hacker Home Page]] this fashion magazine with MORE HOT TIPS!
--> '''So And So:''' w00t!
--> '''Whats Her Face:''' w00t!
--> '''The Ugly One:''' w00t!
** The TGS menu page title reads "T33n G1rl [=Squ4dx0rx=]!!"
** [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner The Cheat]] has been known to use this on occasion as well.
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