- Coloured, text based computer art form widely used on Bulletin Board Systems.
Geek fluff: Plain text documents embedded with extended ASCII/IBM code page 437 control codes.
- A somewhat structured collection of data.
Geek fluff: Data stored in particular formats including spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel or databases such as MySQL.
- Microsoft DOS programs.
Geek fluff: Programs that require the use of Microsoft's DOS operating system for x86 compatible CPUs.
- File pack
- A curated bundle of scene related files stored and distributed in a compressed archive file
Geek fluff: Often either ZIP or 7z formats.
- Web pages or documents in HTML format.
Geek fluff: Text documents formatted in a mark-up language.
- Digital art, pixel art or photos.
- Java programs.
Geek fluff: Programs that require the use of Java.
- Linux programs.
Geek fluff: Programs for a Linux compatible operating system.
- macOS programs.
Geek fluff: Programs for Apple's macOS & OS X operating system.
- Music or audio sound clips.
- Coloured encoded text mainly used on Bulletin Board Systems.
Geek fluff: Plain text documents embedded with PCBoard control codes.
- A document compiled in PDF (Portable Document Format).
- PHP programs.
Geek fluff: Programs that require PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.
- Text documents and text based computer art.
Geek fluff: Monochrome text-based art and plain text files that use an ASCII compliant character set.
- A film, video or multimedia animation.
- Microsoft Windows programs.
Geek fluff: Programs that require the use of Microsoft's Windows operating system, working on Intel-compatible CPUs.
- Public announcements by scene groups and organisations.
- ANSI editor
- Programs that enable you to create and edit ANSI and ASCII art.
- Apple II
- Files pertaining to the scene on the Apple II computer platform.
- Atari ST
- Files pertaining to the scene on the Atari ST computer platform.
- Branding logos used by scene groups and organisations.
- Bulletin Board System
- Files pertaining to the scene operating over telephone based BBS (Bulletin Board System) systems.
- Documents created by scene groups that were often never intended to be public.
- Code of conduct
- Various codes of conduct and agreements created by scene groups and organisations.
- Commodore Amiga
- Files pertaining to the scene on the Commodore Amiga computer platform.
- Computer tool
- Miscellaneous tools including fixes, intro generators and BBS software.
- Crack-tro program
- A multimedia program that is designed to promote a scene group or organisation. Otherwise known as a cracktro, crack intro or loader.
- Demo program
- An artistic multimedia program that is designed to promote a demo group or collective. Depending on the size and length of the piece it can also be known as an intro. Demo groups share the same lineage as the cracking scene, but they have since gone their separate ways.
- Drama or political
- Used for anything political that doesn't fall into the other categories. Usually contains documents where people, groups or organisations are complaining.
- Documents used by scene groups to advertise or enrol new members.
- File Transfer System
- Files pertaining to the scene operating over Internet based FTP (File Transfer Protocol) servers.
- Game hack
- Trainers, dox, cheats, and walk-throughs, which include guides, how-to documents and tools to complete games.
- How to
- Guides and how-to documents on how to hack and crack or on the workings of the scene.
- Install program
- A program to help an end-user install a scene release.
- Conversations conducted with scene personalities.
- Reports and written articles created by scene members about the scene.
- Mainstream report
- Mainstream media outlets reports on the scene.
- NFO scene release
- A text file or readme used to describe a scene release, group or organisation.
- NFO tool
- Programs that enable you to create or view NFO text files.
- Proof of release
- Evidence of the source media, usually a photo or scanned image.
- Takedown or bust
- First hand accounts and third party reports on the arrest, bust or take-down of an active person in the scene or a scene organisation.