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silver surfer

An elderly person who is a proficient user of the Internet. My grandmother has become a real silver surfer since we got her new computer hooked up to the Internet. She even keeps in touch with her friends on social media!
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channel surfer

n. a person who practices channel hopping. My husband is a confirmed channel surfer. I can’t understand why he does it.
See also: channel, surfer
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Cooley also generally describes the connection between music and surfing, identifies the qualities that define surfing, and establishes surfers as an affinity group.
Surfer 13 operates in a Microsoft[R] Windows environment with Windows XP SP2 or SP3, Vista, 7, 8 (excluding RT), and higher.
Female surfers, and fathers of some young female grommets, have taken to social media criticizing the video and promising to boycott the brand.
Surfer Girls in the New World Order is quite simply an important book and should find its place on the bookshelves of academicians of all stripes.
Ten teams of five surfers took to the waves for the Red Bull Break 5 event at Bamburgh beach at the weekend.
However, surfers have already returned to the water.
44pm and we were told two teenagers, aged 13 and 14, had been rescued from the water by a surfer.
He said: "For me this competition is what surfing is all about and it has everything that a surfer needs.
The newly cordoned off swimming area is at the centre of the surfing hot-spot frequented by hundreds of surfers.
Rate Surfer also provides a range of "push" information services, with automatic SMS and email notifications to alert users if they are nearing their credit limit, payment due date, or the expiration of a promotional interest rate.
His 28-year-old wife and fellow surfer, Caerphilly-based health visitor Jo Johnson, said: "When you're out on the water and looking at creation it's about living your faith out.
20am yesterday after another surfer made a 999 call reporting he had seen a surfer being smashed against rocks in Rhossili, Gower.
The stronger the wind, the bigger the waves, says Jerome Aucan, a surfer and oceanographer at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu.
If a surfer is scheduled for an early round, he is on call every morning [during the two-week window]," says Bartholomew.