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 for old fart
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  old fart
   n.
  
      Tribal elder. A title self-assumed with remarkable frequency by (esp.)
      Usenetters who have been programming for more than about 25 years; often
      appears in sig blocks attached to Jargon File contributions of great
      archeological significance. This is a term of insult in the second or third
      person but one of pride in first person.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  old fart
  
     Tribal elder.  A title self-assumed with remarkable frequency
     by (especially) Usenetters who have been programming for
     more than about 25 years; often appears in sig blocks
     attached to Jargon File contributions of great archaeological
     significance.  This is a term of insult in the second or third
     person but one of pride in first person.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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