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LOLQ stands for "Lack of Life Quotient." It is equal to the number of posts one has made in usenet in general, or in a specific newsgroup. Obviously, this measures how much lack of life one has. I am not sure where the term came from; I first heard Brucie use it. He might have invented it.

Some symptoms of high LOLQs are:

Some people have asked why it is a quotient. Sam Hughes has a theory. "The actual value of a LOLQ is equal to the reciprocal of the posting-tally's multiplicative inverse," he says.

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