Examples of such replacements used in leetspeak are: 1's or |'s for l's and/or i's, 5's or z's for s's, @'s or 4's for a's, \/\/'s for w's, etc. People who use l33tspeak usually have their own form, using their own combinations of replacements and misspellings.
A popular form of l33tsp33k uses random capitalizations of letters that are not (or cannot be, in some cases) replaced.
Nowadays computer geeks, and those who spend much of their day in word=chat roomchat rooms/word or word=forumforums/word will use intermittent l33tsp33k to joke around with one another; true l33tsp33kers are rarely seen around the internet anymore.
2= Z (not often used)
4 = A
8 = B(uncommon)
9 = G
0 = O
|< = K
|2 = R
( = C
+ = T
|\| = N
`/ = Y
>< = X
$ = S (rare)
\/\/ = W
|) = D
words often shortened replacing for example er with z0r, hacker becomes hackz0r or |-|4kz0r
|20x0|2 = rockz0r = amasing,good ect....
(can't you read this!?)
Translation: This is extreme l33tsp33k
Notice that there are only two actual characters used, r and p.
normal person: you sound like a dipshit. learn to speak english, isn't that something we were all taught in first grade?
online gamer: i sp33k l33tsp33k, itz my l4n9u49e!
normal person: dude get out of the house and get a life
1.no one understands what the fuck you are saying
2.it is not funny (but people will laugh... haha)
3.its a waste of your worthless time
4.you look like a fucking idiot
5.you are not cool, and typing like that does not improve your status whatsoever
6.it proves that you have not completed your quest for punani and will not succeed for a long time