PIG(6) BSD Games Manual PIG(6)
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June 10, 1993 BSD
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ken, b1ff, censor, chef, cockney, eleet, fanboy, fudd, jethro, jibberish, jive, kenny, kraut, ky00te, nethack, newspeak, nyc, pirate,
rasterman, scottish, spammer, scramble, studly, uniencode, upside-down - assorted text filters
$SHELL | chef
newspeak < thesis.tex > newthesis.tex
eleet | wall # b1ff works well too
b1ff | ircII | censor
All of these programs are filters to do all sorts of strange things to text. No personal, racial, religious or societal slurs are
intended. For amusement only.
All the filters read input from stdin, change it, and write the filtered text to stdout. Some filters also support reading from files and
writing to stdout.
b1ff The B1FF filter
chef convert English on stdin to Mock Swedish on stdout
eleet K3wl hacker slang
fanboy Speak like a fanboy. Filters out extraneous words and focuses on the words fans use. By default, it will speak like a fan of
git/Linus/linux development. To change this, pass as parameters the words that the fanboy typically uses. Alternatively, pass the
name of a topic that typically has fanboys to use a predefined word list.
fudd Elmer Fudd
jethro Hillbilly text filter
jive Jive English
Runs text through a random selection of the rest of the filters, to make really weird output.
ken English into Cockney, featuring (dubious) rhyming slang for a lot of computer terminology.
kraut Generates text with a bad German accent.
kenny Generates text as spoken by Kenny on South Park.
ky00te This program places a very cute (and familiar to FurryMuck fans) accent on any text file.
Wiped out text like can be found in nethack.
censor CDA-ize text
nyc Brooklyn English
pirate Talk like a pirate.
Makes text look like it came from the keyboard of Carsten Haitzler.
Fake scottish (dwarven) accent filter, inspired by the character "Durkon" from Order of the Stick.
Turns honest text into something that is liable to be flagged as spam.
Scramble the "inner" letters of each word in the input into a random order. The resulting text is still strangely readable.
studly Studly caps.
Use glorious unicode to the fullest possibile extent. As seen previously in many man pages.
Flips text upside down. Stand on your head and squint to read the output.
Lists samples of the output of all the filters.
pig From the bsdgames package, pig converts text to pig latin.
From the dog package, dog can also function as a filter, converting text to OOG-speak.
The eleet, upside-down, chef, b1ff, and censor filters were written by Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Daniel V Klein <email@example.com>
wrote the cockney, jive, and nyc filters. jibberish is by Raul Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>, jethro is by Duane Paulson <ci922@cleve-
land.freenet.edu>, rasterman is by Zachary Beane, ken is by Stephen K Mulrine <email@example.com>, newspeak is by Jamie Zawinski <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
studly is by Nick Phillips <email@example.com>, Gurkan Sengun <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote nethackify, Dougal Campbell <dougal@gun-
ters.org> wrote pirate, kraut is by John Sparks, scottish by Adam Borowski, Kenny is by Christian Garbs and Alan Eldridge, and scramble by
Andrew J. Buehler.