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Grimstallation

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DEFINITION: v. A software update or patch which uses up a ton of memory and hard drive space, stalling the computer with a crippling case of performance anxiety. n. To stall out a computer by installing a software "upgrade".

Pronunciation: Grim-staw-lay-shun

Sentence: Since having his computer installed with the latest upgrade, Tom couldn't believe how slow it was. He came to the conclusion that it had suffered a grimstallation and immediately called the 'experts' back in to sort out the problem.

Etymology: Grim(unfavourable, not good) + Installation(a set up of a program added to a computer) = Grimstallation

Created by: TJayzz.

Comments:

Great Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-23: 10:48:00

hopefully he didn't call the brothers grimstallation company - they aren't noted for their sense of humour - Jabberwocky, 2009-02-23: 15:50:00

Tom no doubt grimbled about that mess. - Mustang, 2009-02-23: 18:07:00

Great word! - splendiction, 2009-02-23: 21:27:00

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Comments:

nice jw - galwaywegian, 2009-02-23: 10:06:00

sapgrades as part of a compspiracy - brilliant sentence and verbotomy! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-23: 11:28:00

Great word!! - TJayzz, 2009-02-23: 17:24:00

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Comments:

Hahahaahah...Heinrich! das ist GUT! - metrohumanx, 2009-02-23: 00:55:00

Killer creation! - silveryaspen, 2009-02-23: 10:49:00

Hee! Hee! - TJayzz, 2009-02-23: 18:55:00

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To see more verboticisms for this definition go to: I don't let my laptop date!

 

Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-02-23: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-06: 00:31:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

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