Verboticism: Wowsketeer

'That can't be me. He doesn't have any muscles...'

DEFINITION: n. A person who is so enamored with their online identity that they believe that it is more real than their physical one. v. To suddenly realize that you are large, blubbery mammal with no useful superpowers.

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Avatarsehole

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: av at ar soul

Sentence: only a complete avatarsehole would have come to his sister's wedding in a apider suit

Etymology: avatar arsehole

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Cyberborg

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: SIE-ber-borg

Sentence: Alvin had lost all sense of reality and had become a cyberborg whose identity and very existence had come to depend on his on line persona, a grandiose creation totally unlike the real man.

Etymology: Shamelessly based on 'cyborg', (a person whose physiological functioning is aided by or dependent upon a mechanical or electronic device)

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Hystohysteria

Created by: CoriK

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Avatarlusional

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: av-ah-tah-loo-zyah-nool

Sentence: he'd been staring at his fake profile pic for so long he had become avatarlusional

Etymology: avatar, delusional

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Immortified

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: ihm-mohr-tih-feyed

Sentence: Siggie's Id had always claimed he was immortal. His Superego told him if he ate his veggies, was a good boy, watched out for fast cars and bad women he might not die too young. But, looking in the mirror that day, his deflated Ego was immortified as he realized his real identity could no longer bounce between the other two. He was becoming self-fractualized!

Etymology: Blending IMMORTAL, meaning exempt from death + MORTIFIED (from the Latin/French MORT, meaning death), meaning humiliated. References are playing with Freud's theories of personality development and Maslow's self-actualization. (What do I know???)

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nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-15: 10:28:00

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Emaskulated

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: ee-mask-yoo-layt-ehd

Sentence: After 48 hours on Second Life, the powerful Avatar, Dragoonanatine caught a glimpse of himself in the bathroom mirror and was immediately emaskulated.

Etymology: e (electronic) + mask (as worn by a super-hero) + inspired by emasculated (to make weak)

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I like it! - readerwriter, 2009-05-15: 14:39:00

great play on words! - DrWebster111, 2009-05-15: 18:27:00

cute - Nosila, 2009-05-15: 18:29:00

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Flubbaghast

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Flubb-err-gast

Sentence: Andrew staggered into the bathroom after thrashing that ugly Gnorm with his sixth-level paladin and was horrified to find a big bald fat man staring at him. "What the?" he gasped, his heart racing. The man gasped too and Andrew was suddenly flubbaghast to realise that man was himself. His fitted leathers and taught biceps were gone, as were his flowing mane of black hair, his majik sword and that 'strange aura of mystique' bestowed on him by the beautiful Sorceress of Tarneg. Before him stood a pasty white balding man in his thirties, obviously carrying more than twice the weight of his avatar and Andrew's wishteria simply could not reconcile the two. He gave in to his superfaction and switched the light off. Shadow-daemons beware! Andion the Brave is here and he's not happy..

Etymology: Flubber - blubbery, flubbery wobbly-ness; Also Flubber - confuse, fluster. Flub - make mistake or error; Aghast - horrified, shocked and appalled. As in being aghast on finding one's flubberiness and the flub of having missed it due to De Nial (and not de river). Also - Superfaction (Super + stupefaction) and Wishteria (Wish + hysteria)

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Andrew was parIRLysed...Sorry! - dochanne, 2009-05-15: 04:13:00

good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-15: 10:29:00

Hate those trick mirrors! - Nosila, 2009-05-15: 17:48:00

Think I forgot to mention the obvious starting point of Flabbergast :) - dochanne, 2009-05-17: 23:39:00

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Imagiratable

Created by: Keeah

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Hyperspacecadet

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: hahy-per-speys-kuh-det

Sentence: Tim works hard and lovingly at creating his online presence. Somehow, no matter what he does, some part of his real self sneaks through and he ends up with a hyperspacecadet.

Etymology: hyperspace (computer network) space cadet (absent minded)

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Flabatar

Created by: dekra

Pronunciation: Flab-uh-tar

Sentence: After a grueling 12 hour session of WOW followed by an intense round of COD, John was amzed to find that neither his svelte Wood Elf or his jacked Marine were staring him back in the mirror. Instead it was only his flabatar, a real life version of his online personality. Hours of online taunting of 12 year old's did not grant John the rock-solid abs of his avatars.

Etymology: Flabby (Fat) + Avatar (Online version of one's self)

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