Dolamar, 1st level 4th edition Mage Evoker
Elrith, 1st level AD&D Wizard
Elrith: No man, I've got that Vancian shiz going on. It's pure y'know.
Dolamar: But you're essentially useless until tomorrow now. You've magicked out all your missiles and for what? A d4? Watch. Kaboom! Just nailed three goblins and still got room for more.
Elrith: Must get boring.
Dolamar: Are you kidding? I have Arc Lightning and Freezing Burst too. Infinite. Not to mention Sleep, Burning Hands, Mage Hand and Phantom Chasm, and that's scratching the surface.
Elrith: Doesn't that take the challenge away? You're like 17 and you're already a god.
Dolamar: Look at my sparkling magic items, man. Shimmering. You can't beat new school. Who needs challenge?
Elrith: Fine, you're better than me. Now let's take the left tunnel.
Dolamar: Whatever, I'll go ahead with my 24hp against your 2. Oh man, is this a magic item?
Elrith: Dude, don't touch th-
Elrith: Sphere of Annihilation. Moron.