2. Player who acts brainless in an online skill-based game.
3. Player who is NOT part of the vital few. See also Pareto principle or the 80-20 rule.
In public servers it can usually be said that:
20% of players in a team count for 80% of the win.
80% of players in a team count for only 20% of the win.
Those 80% are noodles.
Origin: Noob --> Nood --> Noodle
Some languages' speakers have difficulties pronouncing noob or newb. To make the words flow better, the word is changed to nublar, noodel, noedel, nuddle, noodle...
Ben: It's their fault for not thinking when they cross the street
Charlie: Man, their team sucks so bad
Dan: Yeah, they're all noodles
Ed: We need 50 kills to win and I got 15!
Frank: You're not a noodle then!