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'That's my word!'

DEFINITION: v. To engage in an emotional debate over the small, yet somehow surprisingly important details in a simple game. n. An emotional game player

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Nitlynch

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈnɪtˌlɪntʃ/

Sentence: I was nearly nitlynched at the chess club when I incorrectly captured my opponents queen en passant.

Etymology: From nitpick + lynch

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Instructionbookletiquette

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: in-struck-shun-book-let-ee-kut

Sentence: Every single games night ended with a protracted session of instructionbookletiquette... and then Gary would knock the board over and go home....we all hated Gary

Etymology: instruction booklet, etiquette

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COMMENTS:

well done! - galwaywegian, 2007-03-28: 03:37:00

You and a few thousand Scousers hate Gary. On any other day I'd tell you of my distaste for Steve, but the lad done good. - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-28: 18:00:00

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Quiglify

Created by: PythianHabenero

Pronunciation: quig-li-fy

Sentence: I hardly ever play Scrabble without quiglifying every little letter.

Etymology: "Quibble" + "niggle" + "-ify" for aesthetic concerns.

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Grable

Created by: bengutierrez89

Pronunciation:

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Trivanal

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: Triv-eyn-l

Sentence: Family game night never seemed to bring the group closer together due to little Juan's trivanal need to overanalyze every minor detail of the game.

Etymology: Trivial - Anal Why do I emphathise with this definition....

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Ludocrous

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: loo doh krus

Sentence: People in the ping pong world were getting tired of his ludocrous behaviour as he screamed "You can not be serious!" everytime he missed the table.

Etymology: ludicrous ludo

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Losophobe

Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: lose-o-phobe

Sentence: He was losophobing around, so i simply marked him on my list of people to never play again with. If you like gaming, stay away from losophobians.

Etymology: lose + phobia = losophobe

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Winsist

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: Win-sisst

Sentence: Newlywed Debbie winsisted when her husband Ben tried to play "woethario" on the board. It ended in weddoplexy.

Etymology: Win + insist + resist

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COMMENTS:

Perfect. - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-28: 14:05:00

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Gamemania

Created by: sasgod

Pronunciation: as game and mania are pronounced with the 2 'M's rolled into 1

Sentence: Every time we sat down to a quite game of cards, the discussion of rules would end in a full-blown case of gamemania

Etymology: game and mania

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Trivialdispute

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: trivēəldispyoōt

Sentence: It doesn*t matter what board game Gary is playing or who is playing. At some point every game turns into trivialdispute where the minutiae of some rule comes into question.

Etymology: trivial (of little value or importance) + dispute (a disagreement, argument, or debate) a play on Trivial Pursuit

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Comments:

petaj petaj - 2007-03-28: 05:25:00
Glad to see a definition coming out of the cheatedebate that went on the other day :-)

Bulletchewer - 2007-03-28: 06:26:00
Give a brother some credit for that one.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-15: 03:18:00
Today's definition was suggested by Alchemist. Thank you Alchemist. ~ James