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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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She watched the tourists; their noses were as red as their Baedekers, so cold was Santa Croce.
and guides to dodge round the pillars, and an old lady with her dog, and here and there a priest modestly edging to his Mass through the groups of tourists. But Mr.
But then, the lady tourists had nothing by which to judge save appearances, and Bertie certainly was a fine-looking man.
There were lady tourists on the outgoing steamer, and Bertie was again a hero, while Captain Malu, as usual, passed unnoticed.
Osh tourist police receives 2 vehicles AKIPRESS.COM - The tourist police in Osh city received two vehicles, said Osh Department of Internal Affairs.
Tourist police have been working since July of this year.
The tourist flow from Turkey to Azerbaijan in the first half of the year reached 147,700 people (an increase of 3.7 percent).
The total number of tourist arrivals in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in June 2019 was 135,160, which is by 27.5 percent more than in June 2018, and by 17.8 percent more than in May 2019.
The tourists were provided quality accommodations facilities in the 2-4 bed camping pods and tent villages in scores of tourist attractions places and resorts, including Bishigram in Swat, Sharan in Kaghan Mansehra, Thandiani in Abbottabad, Yakh Tangai in Shangla and Sheikhbadin in Lakki Marwat at affordable prices.
Talking to media Junaid Khan said that the 2 to 4 beds Camping Pods and Tent Villages in several tourist attractions, including Bishigram in Swat, Sharan in Kaghan, Thandiani in Abbottabad, Yakh Tangai in Shangla and Sheikhbadin in Lakki Marwat have already been renovated and will be opened during Eid and onwards for the tourists throughout the tourism season.
The 2-4 beds camping pods and tent villages in several tourist attractions, including Bishigram in Swat, Sharan in Kaghan, Thandiani in Abbottabad, Yakh Tangai in Shangla and Sheikhbadin in D.I.Khan have already been renovated and will be opened during Eid and onwards for the tourists throughout the tourism season.
Chitral was a famous tourist destination for foreign tourists before the 9/11 and thousands of tourists used to visit the picturesque valley every year.

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