Verboticism: Grimstallation

'I don't let my laptop date!'

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".

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Created by: TJayzz

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

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Comments: Grimstallation

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

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

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

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