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'Drop that controller right now!'

DEFINITION: n. A state of extreme agitation developed after extended periods of non-stop video game participation; commonly affects males of all ages! v. To twist yourself up into a knot while playing video games.

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Xboxic

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: ex-box-ick

Sentence: After his wife pulled the plug on his xbox, Marty went into a state of xboxic shock. Fortunately, she knew that it was the game talking, not him...

Etymology: exbox + toxic

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Overgeeked

Created by: jboehnker

Pronunciation: Oh ver geekd'

Sentence: The police officer was unsympathetic to Bob's claim that he was only speeding because he overgeeked on Rad Racer that evening.

Etymology: overdosed + geek

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Frustrogaming

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Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: frust ro gaming

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Etymology: its the argh and the urgh and the gargh!

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Violentgamer

Created by: timmy

Pronunciation: violent gamer.

Sentence: Ahhhh! A violentgamer.

Etymology:

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Inconsoleable

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ink on sow lab ell

Sentence: without his games console he was inconsoleable

Etymology: console inconsolable

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Electrauma

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ilektroumÉ™

Sentence: Summer has not been good for Billy. After 3 straight days of video gaming, he is having a bad case of electrauma. His game of choice, Grand Theft Auto, has left him a virtual vidiot. Everything he picks up becomes a weapon. When he tried to stab his roommate with a toothbrush the attendants at his nursing home decided it was time to cut off his game privileges and get him to sleep.

Etymology: electronic (relating to or carried out using a computer or other electronic device) + trauma (emotional shock following a stressful event or a physical injury)

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COMMENTS:

vidiot - hilarious! Good word! - splendiction, 2009-07-27: 20:53:00

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Videovexation

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: vid/ee/oh/vex/a/shun

Sentence: Listen Harry, I know you get a real kick out of roaming around your apocalyptic world on a turbo-charged white steed whomping all manner of ghouls and gremlins, but please control your "videovexation", or I shall have to call 911!

Etymology: video + vexation (what some might say is a lethal combination of words with unintended consequences)

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Funrest

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fun rest

Sentence: After his 24 hour marathon of video games, his nerves ragged and his hyperactivity in overdrive, Vern was in a state of funrest. He couldn't psych hmself into sleeping or going to work or doing anything so mundane. His wife Stacy had a solution. She made him go lie down and try to sleep for a while, since a man his age needs a few hours every night. When he finally dozed off, she had come up with the perfect solution. All the consoles and games were well hidden or thrown away so that he could return to normal. Till next time...

Etymology: Fun (violent and excited activity; activities that are enjoyable or amusing) & Unrest (a state of agitation or turbulent change or development;a feeling of restless agitation)

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Joystickness

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: joi - stik - ness

Sentence: Andre was developing a condition called joystickness; resulting from too many houurs of playing video games. Tightly clenching his input device, he began to shout threats at anyone who tried to interrupt his play. He had lost touch with reality and was becoming psychotic.

Etymology: joystick, sickness

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Perfect word for the definition! - splendiction, 2009-07-27: 16:05:00

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Gamentalosis

Created by: ChrisCarrk

Pronunciation: game-ent-a-losis

Sentence: He had a severe case of gamentalosis after playing 7 sraight hours on the computer.

Etymology: game+mental

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Comments:

splendiction - 2009-07-27: 20:51:00
vidiot - hilarious! Good word!

splendiction - 2009-07-27: 20:52:00
Oopp, that last comment was meant for artr's word.