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spod: [Great Britain] n. A lower form of life found on talker
   systems and MUDs.  The spod has few friends in RL and
   uses talkers instead, finding communication easier and preferable
   over the net.  He has all the negative traits of the computer
   geek without having any interest in computers per se.  Lacking any
   knowledge of or interest in how networks work, and considering his
   access a God-given right, he is a major irritant to sysadmins,
   clogging up lines in order to reach new MUDs, following passed-on
   instructions on how to sneak his way onto Internet ("Wow!  It's in
   America!") and complaining when he is not allowed to use busy
   routes.  A true spod will start any conversation with "Are you
   male or female?" (and follow it up with "Got any good
   numbers/IDs/passwords?") and will not talk to someone physically
   present in the same terminal room until they log onto the same
   machine that he is using and enter talk mode.  Compare newbie,
   tourist, weenie, twink, terminal junkie.