What is /rant?
A nerd way of succinctly ending a rant typically on an internet blog or message board. By invoking a semblance of programming code, the nerd hopes to appease fellow nerds with a chuckle, while also disarming readers with a framing device to lesson the impact of their prior inflammatory words.
..so that's why george lucas having kids ruined the entire star wars franchise for the rest of us. /rant.