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DEFINITION: An often debilitating condition characterized by compulsive, repetitive and obsessive reading of product documentation and warranties.

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Necessareread

Created by: deviant

Pronunciation: Ness-ess-air-ree-reed

Sentence: After half an hour of box examination, instruction reading and rereading, his necessarereadic tendancys struck again and he went back to examing the box of the 4 piece jigsaw.

Etymology: Necessary conjoined with reread

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Prodification

dastickney

Created by: dastickney

Pronunciation: Prod-I-Fi-Ka-Shun

Sentence: As he was deep into prodification, he soon realized that he was able to once again use his manual can opener.

Etymology:

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Disclaimpulsive

Created by: misnomer

Pronunciation: dis/claym/pul/siv

Sentence: Her disclaimpuslsiveness was the chagrin of most prospective employers.

Etymology: Disclaimer; compulsive.

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Instrucsecure

Lapper

Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: in-STRUC-sec-YOUR

Sentence: Robert knew exactly how to use the soldering gun, but every time he tried to use it he found himself instrucsecure, glancing at the manual again and again.

Etymology: Instructions and insecure

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Locohowism

Created by: scrawlspacer

Pronunciation: LO co how IZ um

Sentence: When my boyfriend buys a nifty new gadget, I might not see him for days. He has major locohowism.

Etymology: alcoholism + loco (crazy) + how (as in "how to")

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Idiosistics

Created by: ElBuro

Pronunciation: ID-i-o-SIS-TIKS

Sentence: "Bah, curse my Idiosistics, I hate these warranties, but I just can't put them down!."

Etymology: Idi-from "Idiot". sis- Sounds like a sickness.

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Docuddiction

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: doc-u-dik-shun

Sentence: It started with a simple desire to understand how things work, but it quickly developed into a complete obsession and then a severe docuddiction dependency.

Etymology: document and addiction

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COMMENTS:

petaj "exsiting players" - Players who are fed up with the rules and decide to stage a sit-in before they leave for good :-) - petaj, 2007-02-09: 04:54:00

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Documania

Created by: duefiori

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My father's documania was fatal when we tried to use new appliances.

Etymology:

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Instruchosis

Carla

Created by: Carla

Pronunciation: in-struh-kO-sis

Sentence: His instruchosis left him unable to assemble even the simplest flat-pack furniture.

Etymology: From 'instructions' + 'psychosis'

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Docromaniac

RightOnTheWin

Created by: RightOnTheWin

Pronunciation: {Do-crow\maine-knee-ak}

Sentence: Tom, being a docromaniac, couldn’t resist the temptation of opening the watch he bought for his father’s birthday, and reading the instructions. Tom ultimately missed his father’s seventy-eighth birthday, because he got too preoccupied reading the instructions of his father’s watch.

Etymology: Docro (derived from the Latin word doceō)–to instruct. Maniac (from Greek - maniacos)- a person characterized by an inordinate or ungovernable enthusiasm for something- Merriam Webster.

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