Verboticism: Postitution

'Oh yes, I keep notes for everything.'

DEFINITION: v., to post sticky notes all over the place, including sticky notes to remind you to read the previously posted sticky notes. n., an obsessive compulsive dependency on sticky notes.

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Notepadantic

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: note-pad-AN-tic

Sentence: Phillip was so notepadantic that he placed post-its on his lunch box to remind himself to eat.

Etymology: notepad + pedantic (to be obsessive about minutia or details)

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COMMENTS:

sorry I missed this - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 13:33:00

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Notivated

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: noh/tuh/veyt

Sentence: Jenny's yellow stickies posted everywhere keep her notivated and on track to accomplish every deed and detail of the day and of her life.

Etymology: NOTIVATE - verb - from NOTE (something written down to assist the memory) + MOTIVATE (To provide with an incentive; move to action; impel)

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metrohumanx Thanks. Now I'm NOTIVATED to go out and buy a ream of them. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 08:36:00

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Postmemophilia

Created by: Koekbroer

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neat word - Nosila, 2010-01-28: 00:35:00

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Stickydiction

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: stikēdikshən

Sentence: Phyllis has been a fan of sticky notes for years. She realized it had become a stickydiction when she found herself writing a note and trying to stick it on her husband reminding herself that he had a doctor’s appointment.

Etymology: sticky (A Post-it note is a piece of stationery with a re-adherable strip of adhesive on the back, designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces) addiction (the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity)

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Threembolism

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: th/ree/em/bowl/ism

Sentence: Margo's productivity--indeed, her very life--was completely obstructed by her compulsion to document every task, thought and reminder onto stickynotes and put them everywhere. The threembolism occurred when she couldn't find the note that told her where to start in processing all the other notes.

Etymology: 3M--creator of the Post-it Note (tm) combined with embolism--The sudden blocking of an artery by a clot or foreign material which has been brought to its site of lodgment by the blood current.

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love it - you and hooterbug are on the same wavelength - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-25: 13:16:00

another good word...it's like a threemergency! - Nosila, 2008-08-25: 22:18:00

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Recogritphobia

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: ri - KOG' - rit - fo-bee-uh

Sentence: Jill's vilification of reminders, or "post-it crutches" better known by her colleagues, only magnified her recogritphobia rendering her brain an utter vegetable

Etymology: "re-cog" ( regret or to go backwards (from recognizant : conscious, or recognize ) + "rit" ( from write or to have written) + "phobia" - a fear of...... I FORGOT

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Memocd

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: mem oh see dee

Sentence: a bad case of memocd, she noted

Etymology: memo OCD qas in obsessive cumpulsive disorder

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Postitution

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: post it too shun

Sentence: We knew Sue's compulsion to plaster her home with sticky notes to aid her poor memory had gone too far. Clawing their way through the rainbow of squares, the health inspectors condemned her home and slapped her with a charge of postitution. Note to self, Sue, consider this an intervention for your 3M addiction.

Etymology: Post-It (brand of sticky notes) & WordPlay on Prostitution (offering sex for pay)

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DrWebsterIII SENSATIONAL - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 12:54:00

hyperborean You nailed it! - hyperborean, 2012-10-25: 12:57:00

No, they're sticky so you don't need nails. - Rhyme79, 2012-10-25: 14:41:00

DrWebsterIII ha ha ha Rhyme - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 15:53:00

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Memogamy

Created by: SethelMerman

Pronunciation: Mem-AHH-guh-mee

Sentence: Four of my Five wives agree, I'm really married to post-it notes. Remind me to remind them to not tell the neighbors I practice Memogamy.

Etymology: From (Memo: a note) + (gamy: marriage as in menogamy or polygamy)

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Writualistick

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: riyt-yu-wul-is-tik

Sentence: one look at his work station and it was clear how writualistick he had become

Etymology: write, ritualistic, stick

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Trifecta! A Bonus for working in 3 words so well. Great word. - Scrumpy, 2007-09-24: 09:25:00

Ditto! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-24: 18:55:00

missed this one yesterday riki - very good word - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 13:29:00

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