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1. [on BBSes] Any of a species of luser resembling a less
amusing version of BIFF that infests many BBSes. The
typical weenie is a teenage boy with poor social skills
travelling under a grandiose handle derived from fantasy or
heavy-metal rock lyrics. Among sysops, "the weenie problem"
refers to the marginally literate and profanity-laden
flamage weenies tend to spew all over a newly-discovered
2. Among hackers, when used with a qualifier (for example, as
in Unix weenie, VMS weenie, IBM weenie) this can be
either an insult or a term of praise, depending on context,
tone of voice, and whether or not it is applied by a person
who considers him or herself to be the same sort of weenie.
It implies that the weenie has put a major investment of time,
effort and concentration into the area indicated; whether this
is good or bad depends on the hearer's judgment of how the
speaker feels about that area. See also bigot.