Originally Posted by Wobbly Bob
Anytime you can add "ie" or "y" to a noun it makes that word a diminutive. This might not be an insult but does imply smaller or lesser.
I much prefer the term "member" to "clubbie".
While Bob is correct about the implicit meaning involved in modifying phonemes, Yoduh has stated that his intended usage was benign.
Besides, 'member' spawns phallic connotations to be exploited by low-brow humorists.