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tourist

the lowest class of accommodation on a passenger ship

tourist

(jargon)
A guest on the system, especially one who generally logs in over a network from a remote location for comm mode, electronic mail, games and other trivial purposes. A tourist is one step below a luser.

Hackers often spell this turist, perhaps by some sort of tenuous analogy with luser (this also expresses the ITS culture's penchant for six-letterisms).

Compare twink, read-only user.
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The tour operator will be required to furnish tourist documents to the FIA Immigration Office with a requisite undertaking.
At the 40th International Tourism Fair, which takes place February 22- 25 in Belgrade, about 1200 exhibitors from 56 countries, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, are presenting their tourist offer, culture, traditions, wine, delicacies and other products that attract tourists.
No tourist was stranded as of now in the Galiyat areas, the official said.
Helen Catalbas, Department of Tourism regional director in Western Visayas, said direct flights from Kalibo International Airport in the capital town of Kalibo to eight airports in China could have contributed to the increase in Chinese tourist arrivals.
I am happy to see a big number of tourists from Karachi and other parts of Sindh here,' said Zakia Shahid, a tourist from Karachi who had come with her family.
New Year couldn't be likely to begin on a better note for the tourist industry of Kashmir.
Thanks to these centers, tourists will be able to obtain specific information about tourist zones in Azerbaijan," Guluzade said.
To understand the impact of a possible resumption of air links, one should know that Egypt is highly regarded as a tourist destination that can attract diverse types of tourists, such as those interested in exploring the country's ancient culture, or those who want to enjoy sunny beaches.
Every tourist should have their identity card and passport and tourists should make sure about their garments as per the weather conditions, he said.
French tourists visiting Tabarka during the tourist season 2017 and until September 30 are at the top of the list.
This strong influx of Algerian tourists is explained by the security stability registered in the region and the quality of tourist services provided, in addition to the importance of the tourist promotion campaign launched by the National Tourist Office, said the same source.
A total of 68,809 foreign tourists arrived in September 2016 on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 31,729 during the month of September 2015 registering a growth of 116.

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