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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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Actiofog

Created by: labareda

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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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Stupewified

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: stoo-puh-wahy-fahy

Sentence: Some would blame the coffee, some the lack of sleep but 18 hours of computer combat left Darrell completely stupewified.

Etymology: stupefied (stunned, shocked) wifi (Wi-Fi is a popular technology that allows an electronic device to exchange data wirelessly (using radio waves) over a computer network)

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Ngagerage

Created by: Jabberwocky

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Sentence: His nervous system was so electrified by the intensity of 'Creatures of the Deep' that her nagging caused extreme ngagerage.

Etymology: road rage + N-GAGE

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Wiizure

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: wee-zhure

Sentence: It's no use pretending to wheeze. You're such a drama queen. I don't for one minute think you're having a wiizure. The power has been off all morning.

Etymology: wii + seizure as opposed to a wiifit :)

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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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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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Quitrage

Created by: Composite

Pronunciation: [kuɪtɹeɪʤ]

Sentence: Jack had been binging on Call of Duty for hours. He had quitraged when his girlfriend wanted to go out to the park instead. He still is ready to unleash his quitrage on anyone else should they interrupt him.

Etymology: Formed on a similar line to ragequit.

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Consolitis

Created by: chris

Pronunciation: con-soh-lie-tus

Sentence: Bloodshot eyes...ragged breathing....sweaty palms...yup, Nigel clearly had a nasty dose of consolitis

Etymology: console + -itis (suffix meaning inflammation, irritation)

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Hyperwiiality

mrskellyscl

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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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.