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What is a woot?

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David Vincent

W00T was originally an expression common among players of Dungeons and Dragons tabletop role-playing game for "Wow, loot!"

Laura Schobert

Woot originated as a hacker term for root (or administrative) access to a computer. It's also an expression to show excitement.

D&D gamers shortened "Wow, loot!" to woot. It has passed around the net to generally be a term of excitement. Woot!

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