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neep-neep: /neep neep/ [onomatopoeic, from New York SF fandom]
   n. One who is fascinated by computers.  Less specific than
   hacker, as it need not imply more skill than is required to
   boot games on a PC.  The derived noun `neeping' applies
   specifically to the long conversations about computers that tend to
   develop in the corners at most SF-convention parties (the term
   `neepery' is also in wide use).  Fandom has a related proverb to
   the effect that "Hacking is a conversational black hole!".