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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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Vidiosyncrasies

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: vidēəsingkrəsē

Sentence: Jill hates holiday weekends. After a three-day binge on the Xbox her husband exhibits his most obnoxious vidiosyncrasies, bouncing off the walls, pretending to shoot, stab or blow her up. It’s all she can do to get him in his suit and off to work. It scares her sometimes knowing that he is the CEO at a nuclear power plant.

Etymology: video (games) (a game played by electronically manipulating images produced by a computer program on a television screen or other display screen) + idiosyncrasies (a mode of behavior or way of thought peculiar to an individual)

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Thumbwar

Created by: Abbers

Pronunciation:

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Hyperwiiality

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: hyp-er-wee-al-i-ty

Sentence: Mrs. Fudd found Elmer in a state of hyperwiiality when she returned from a visit to her parents and saw that he had been playing video games since she left and had not stopped to eat or sleep. "At least I don't have to do the dishes," she thought as she pulled the plug.

Etymology: hyperreality: blurring the lines of reality and fantasy as in video gaming or online virtual reality. Hyperreality tricks the consciousness into accepting artificially contrived stimulation instead a conscious emotional involvement + Wii: a video game system (Elmer Fudd -- a Looney Tunes cartoon character who couldn't pronounce the letter r in words and substituted the letter w instead)

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Cyberspasm

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: si-ber-spaz-im

Sentence: See how Doug has a cyberspasm because he played Moon Patrol so long that he is now cramped up into a ball.

Etymology: cyber + spasm

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Gamertizzy

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: gay-mer-tizz-ee

Sentence: She knew he was in a gamertizzy when he started putting a noose around his neck.

Etymology: gamer (slang for video game addict) + tizzy (excited, in a dither or flap)

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Electrauma

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ilektroumə

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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Arcadymalady

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: Are-cade-ie-mal-aid-ie

Sentence: "Yes, that's right (arrow) Your Honour, I'm pleading not guilty on account of the acute bout of arcadyMalady that came over me all of a sudden like, before I went '*BANG*' right arrow, right arrow, x button, y button...KILLEDA....you know?"

Etymology: Splicing of Arcade (Place of worship for gamers) and Malady (generally to feel poorly, usually for an extented period as in mourning or in winter blues/greys)

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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.

'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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