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UncleBeer 01-04-2000 11:41 AM

Word Game or Amutterance **ZOMBIE THREADSPOTTING**
 
This might be an interesting little exercise in experimental etymology. Here are the ground rules. I'll post a fabricated word at the end of this to get us started.

The next poster must then provide a definition of that word and follow it with their own contrivance. Ready? Good, here ye go.

Scroticle

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Easy one-step assembly instructions.
Pour Beer A in Uncle B.

Gazelle 01-04-2000 11:44 AM

Word game using tiny tiles in the shape of male genetalia.

Amoozing

stolichnaya 01-04-2000 01:00 PM

introfuscation

the art of confusing oneself

mangry

Mullinator 01-04-2000 01:09 PM

Mangry - A mood Dopers are left in when posed a certain riddle.

Blobitar

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Well, shut my mouth. It's also illegal to put squirrels down your pants for the purposes of gambling.

Dizzy 01-04-2000 01:10 PM

mangry
A strong need or craving for males.

twanarium

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Dizzy

You people have been holding me back long enough! I'm going to clown college!

UncleBeer 01-04-2000 01:13 PM

Whoops, time for some maintenance.

Blobitar - A sitar made of pudding

Twanarium - An aquaium displaying twine

Phobiphore

Elmer J. Fudd 01-04-2000 01:15 PM

Phobiphore - A fear monger

Trapknee

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Elmer J. Fudd,
Millionaire.
I own a mansion and a yacht.

Chef Troy 01-04-2000 01:21 PM

Trapknee: A sand hazard in the middle of a dog-leg hole on a golf course

Feltstrew:

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Live a Lush Life
Da Chef

Mr Thin Skin 01-04-2000 01:27 PM

feltstrew: Belly button lint


hammerlass

Athena 01-04-2000 01:28 PM

Feltstrew: the gunk that accumulates in the crack between the stovetop and the countertop.

Icacane:

Mr Thin Skin 01-04-2000 01:30 PM

simulpost with a similar definition (accumulated gunk). Yeah for us!

Gazelle 01-04-2000 01:35 PM

Hammerlass: Name under which Zena: Warrior Princess is known in Scandanavian countries.

Icacane: Minty cake icing which makes the tongue go numb, thwarting the singing of the dirge-like "Happy Birthday" song.

Aschlumphy

Ursa Major 01-04-2000 01:36 PM

hammerlass - Thor's daughter

Milktoid

Chef Troy 01-04-2000 01:42 PM

Aschlumphy: describing a derriere that would benefit from foundation garments.

Milktoid: fossilized candy stuck to the floor of a movie theater

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Live a Lush Life
Da Chef

Chef Troy 01-04-2000 01:43 PM

Oops, here's my new word:

Styrocific

WIGGUM 01-04-2000 01:46 PM

Milktoid-Curiously strong breath mints that smell like milk.

Mangry- We've solved the "gry" question once and for all.


Pissoven-

Elmer J. Fudd 01-04-2000 01:48 PM

Pissoven - Beethoven's boyhood nickname when it was discovered he was a bedwetter.

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Elmer J. Fudd,
Millionaire.
I own a mansion and a yacht.

Gazelle 01-04-2000 01:50 PM

Pissoven: Beethoven's cousin, composer of elevator muzak.

Nyuk nyuk nyuk

Twailink

Elmer J. Fudd 01-04-2000 01:50 PM

Forgot a new word:

Frampmuffle

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Elmer J. Fudd,
Millionaire.
I own a mansion and a yacht.

Elmer J. Fudd 01-04-2000 01:52 PM

Styrocific - Pertaining to porcine housing.


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Elmer J. Fudd,
Millionaire.
I own a mansion and a yacht.

Kent Clark 01-04-2000 01:55 PM

Styrocific --pertaining to the culture built around white cups.

Plexigate

Mullinator 01-04-2000 02:00 PM

Plexigate - The plexiglass scandal that cost 3 Senator's their jobs in the late 70's.

Fillibolly

Gazelle 01-04-2000 02:02 PM

Plexigate: International incident and subsequent scandal in the year 2061 involving scatalogical fetishes, plexiglass and the newly-appointed ambassador to Chile.

Exhumidingy

Mr Thin Skin 01-04-2000 02:04 PM

Frampmuffle: to fart in a pillow

I'm not adding one since two are currently outstanding.

John Corrado 01-04-2000 02:07 PM

Exhumidingy: To notice something amazing in the process of digging up a grave.

I'll leave Fillibolly to someone else.

John Corrado 01-04-2000 02:14 PM

Oh, what the hell.

Fillibolly: n. The person who extends a game of Hide and Seek by not coming in when called. See also Fillibolly-oxen-free.

Try this:

Translucifation.

Mr Thin Skin 01-04-2000 02:21 PM

Translucifation: A statement made that exposes your true intent.

Don't forget about Twailink from above.

anapause:

Ukulele Ike 01-04-2000 02:31 PM

Twailink: a mass-transit system for tourists in Mark Twain country (Mississippi river basin through Hartford, Connecticut)

Anapause: the absence of breathing space in a rapidly-phrased sentence

MACHINAL

Odieman 01-04-2000 02:35 PM

Machinal : A sneaky party with knifes

Redumant

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You want brilliance BEFORE I've had my coffee!!!

Sake Samurai 01-04-2000 02:35 PM

Machinal: A rich, bawdy, overindulgant feast at McDonald's.

Retrogubination

Gazelle 01-04-2000 02:43 PM

Redumant: Small crimson insect.

Retrogubination: To erase all mention of a governor (or other political figure) in historical texts.

Monkacious

pqlier 01-04-2000 02:44 PM

Retrogubination: Legislation passed by 70's style fascists.

Flabdablet

UncleBeer 01-04-2000 02:51 PM

Monkacious - superlative describing the jazz of Thelonius Monk.

Flabdablet - a small globule removed during liposuction

Spoodletoric


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Easy one-step assembly instructions.
Pour Beer A in Uncle B.

OfficeGirl 01-04-2000 02:52 PM

Flabdablet- The only pill which will actually make you fatter.

*pillowphat*

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OfficeGirl's Cubicle Farm

"Argue for your limitations; sure enough, they're yours."

Gazelle 01-04-2000 03:38 PM

Spoodletoric: A fuzzy, spoon-shaped dog, popular in Victorian England.

Abastolumn

Rodd Hill 01-04-2000 03:50 PM

Abastolumn:

newspaper advice column written by one of doubtful parentage.

Weenful.


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Launcher may train without warning.

MrKnowItAll 01-04-2000 03:58 PM

weenful: The state of one who overeats at the hot dog stand.

flanfarsic




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Mr. K's Link of the Month:

Why Plastic Grocery Bags Are Better Than God

Rodd Hill 01-04-2000 04:07 PM

flanfarsic:

one who thinks he sees the word "Allah" in baked goods, but is mistaken.

mangaloon.

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Launcher may train without warning.

pluto 01-04-2000 04:08 PM

Abastolumn: The shape of the solid created by filling the large intestine with plaster of paris (or a barium enema gone bad).

rhinotanic

pluto 01-04-2000 04:11 PM

Sorry about that! I'll try again.

mangaloon: A unit of liquid measure equal in volume to a man's head or a large coconut.

Flypsyde 01-04-2000 04:14 PM

rhinotanic-the worst disaster in rhinoceros nautical history

kleblorum

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He weathered a firestorm of agony and did not break.
And while Yori raged against his unbending
courage, we took Kyuden Hiruma back.
His loss is great, but so is the gift his suffering brought.
-Yakamo's Funeral

Sake Samurai 01-04-2000 04:21 PM

Kleborum: The node of the human brain which makes people fabricate clumsy words.

Nogglesperm

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Hell is Other People.

Odieman 01-04-2000 04:38 PM

Nogglesperm :see premature ejaculation
marfubat

Elmer J. Fudd 01-04-2000 04:59 PM

marfubat - Jewish coming of age ritual for hermaphrodites.

gillquint

Fear Itself 01-04-2000 05:11 PM

Gillquint: One of a certain castaway's five identical children.

Laundromancy

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TT

"Believe those who seek the truth.
Doubt those who find it." --Andre Gide

Max Torque 01-04-2000 05:11 PM

Rhinotanic: sunblock applied excessively to the nose

FRUFT

Max Torque 01-04-2000 05:15 PM

Bloody hell, didn't notice there was a second page. Sorry about that.

Laundromancy - The practice of neglecting to use a dryer sheet and forming one's laundry into a giant, gravity-defying ball of static.


Again, FRUFT.

Odieman 01-04-2000 05:16 PM

Fruft :Repressed fart (He fruft in church)

Mardonic

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You want brilliance BEFORE I've had my coffee!!!

Beadalin 01-04-2000 05:27 PM

I think laundromancy should be the art of raising dirty clothes to wear again when you're too lazy to wash them.

Mardonic: Cynical or scornful of those who think there is life on Mars.


globiac

Rodd Hill 01-04-2000 05:33 PM

Actually, laundromancy is the art of divining the future by gazing into the washing machine during spin cycle.

A globiac is a fanatically optimistic internationalist, identified by the bumper sticker on their Volvo: "One World...One People...Please."

shellacidaisical

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Launcher may train without warning.


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