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'I wish that girl would talk to me...'

DEFINITION: v. To get what you wished for, but not exactly what you wanted. n. A wish come true that's a total let down.

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Geniusfooled

Created by: labareda

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Disalopine

Created by: currentlyinsolitude

Pronunciation: dis-a-lope-pine

Sentence: When he asked for a car, he was disalopined when he got an old clunker.

Etymology: Latin

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Wishysquashy

Created by: Jabberwocky

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Sentence: The drift of his desire was so misunderstood that he ended up getting a wishysquashy reaction.

Etymology: Wish + squash

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Miraclul

Created by: Elucard

Pronunciation: Meh-ra-ck-lul

Sentence: He has talked about this for so long, and when it finally happened it turned out to be a miraclul.

Etymology: First Part belongs to Miracle - as in when the wish or prayer is answered. Second Part belongs to lul(lulz) - a term used as a (Lame Uncomfortable Laugh) - like the chuckle in the image this guy would make in an uncomfortable situation. Uncomfortable Miracle -> Miraclul

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Wishfulthink

Created by: kevinrio

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Foolfilment

Created by: babel

Pronunciation: fool-fill-ment

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Obliteraled

Created by: jboehnker

Pronunciation: uh blit' er eld

Sentence: Bob's hopes were obliteraled the moment he saw the twelve-inch pianist appear; the genie had obviously misheard his wish.

Etymology: obliterated + literal

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Giftmiffed

Created by: chris

Pronunciation: gift-mift

Sentence: The red Ferrari was great, as far as it went. However,the fact that it was 3 inches long and in a little plastic box left Nigel feeling distinctly giftmiffed

Etymology: gift + miffed (unhappy, disappointed)

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Karmupance

Created by: dkrider

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Etymology: karma + comeupance

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Disrequest

Created by: Luke01

Pronunciation: Dis-re-kuest

Sentence: The man made a disrequest to...

Etymology: Dislike request

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-11-24: 10:21:00
ATTENTION ALL PLAYERS: Round One is ending today and we will be declaring the first official Verbotomy winner!

We will start Round Two on Monday with fresh scores -- i.e. everyone starts with zero!

So please cast your final votes for this round's verboticisms today. Good luck!

wordmeister - 2006-11-24: 11:16:00
Good word chris. I have been giftmiffed a few times. Hey, does anyone know what the official title will be for the game winner? They should be able to come up with a good title. How about adding "VbD" to the playername since the winner should be awarded a "Doctorate in Verbotomy".

- 2006-11-24: 11:40:00
The winner (mother?) will be drunk with the power, so how about "Verbloto"?

- 2006-11-24: 11:48:00
Mother drunk?? Never!!! (heavy sarcasm)

- 2006-11-24: 11:50:00
the two styles of drawings seem blended now - very cool

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-11-24: 13:49:00
Thanks!

deadpanwalking - 2006-12-05: 11:09:00
My vote's for Mother. Consistently clever. Having said that ... watch your back in round 2!