A river of words flowed between us.
Gunters are players in the OASIS, using Haliday's writings before he died. Gunters look for the secret Haliday Easter Egg in an Egg Hunt.
- "Guntorrent" was a file sharing program used by Gunters to obtain files that were not legally available for free.
- An unspoken rule among gunters is if you were a solo, you didn't want or need help, from anyone. Gunters who wanted help joined a clan. Aech and Wade both agreed that clans were for "suck-asses and poseurs". Both vowing to remain solos for life.
- "Canon" is a term used by Gunters to classify any movie, book, game, song or TV show of which Halliday was known to have been a fan.
- You were not taken seriously amongst the Gunter community unless you were at least level 10. Anything below and you were considered a newbie, even if you started as a hunter from the very beginning of the hunt (like Wade).
- Four of the largest gunter clans are The Oviraptors, Clan Desiny, the Key Masters and Team Banzai.
- Leveling up an avatar is known amongst Gunters as "making the climb to ninety-nine".