Verboticism: Stickyddiction

'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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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: post-PROWN-ment

Sentence: Bob told his "shrink" to stick it, when he suggested that the solution to his postpronement was to say seven times over: "Sensible scientist Spencer Silver so serendiptious special simple solution "stick-it" stuck."

Etymology: Post (as in Post-it"), prone (apt, liable to, inclined to), -ment (an act or process) To postprone v.intr


There should be a sentence award. It would be all yours today. Great! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-24: 09:29:00

simply splendid - you get my vote - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-24: 15:55:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ex stree miz izm

Sentence: Amanda was at that troubled age, you know, at 33, where she was trying to do research for a book. She plastered her house with post-it notes and one had to wonder when and if she would ever refer to them. Her passion for sticky little paper notes was a form of extreamissim. Her logic was that if she wrote a thought or idea on paper, it would get out of her head and leave room for more important things. Wrong! She should go to Quire Practice and get rid of some tension. The sad truth was that her book was about saving trees and using less paper!

Etymology: Extreme (the furthest or highest degree of something;far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree) & Ream (a quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires;a large quantity of written matter)& Extremisim (any political theory favoring immoderate uncompromising policies)


metrohumanx Great parable with an ironic twist. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 08:38:00


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Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: spa-stik-ee

Sentence: What began as simple postitillation during the early phase of her project, mushroomed to despostism as she became increasingly fanoteical the closer she got to her deadline. On the eve before her presentation, she went completely spasticky and was found the next morning cocooned in her cubicle, and mummified by her own gluey to do lists. She was diagnosed with minor paper cuts and Post-It Traumatic Stress Disorder and sent home to recuperate. The moral: Visual organizers can be good, but beware, my fellow verbotomists, it's a slippery slope...or in this case, a sticky one.

Etymology: spastic + sticky note


Great word. Great sentence! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-24: 09:32:00

I'm stuck on it: great word & love the sentence. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-24: 18:46:00

Stick ‘Em Up - the spasticky's mantra - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 06:00:00


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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: stik-um-PUL-shun

Sentence: Phyllis had a severe case of stickumpulsion, wherein she'd create a stickum for every notion that entered her mind and would stick them on whatever appliance or kitchen cabinet that was near at hand.

Etymology: Blend of 'stickum' (An adhesive substance) and 'compulsion' (n. a strong, usually irresistible impulse to perform an act, especially one that is irrational or contrary to one's will)

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Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈnoʊtstʌk/

Sentence: There's only one way to cure someone who is completely note-stuck. If you steal the sticky note that's supposed to remind them to buy more sticky notes, then when they run out, they'll never remember to buy more and be forced to face reality.

Etymology: One who sticks to sticky notes is stuck to them, and thus "note-stuck."

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Created by: gazissax

Pronunciation: la-min-ah-fil-ee-ah

Sentence: Quentin was distressed by Angie's laminaphilia: he could no longer see the refrigerator door because of all the post-it notes she left.

Etymology: laminate-to cover in protective sheeting philia - love of

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Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: low TECK ruh terr ee

Sentence: By following her trail of Post-It notes, we were able to locate our lotechretary buried in a mountain of paper next to the mimeograph machine.

Etymology: low tech (low technology) + secretary


DrWebsterIII WITTY!!! - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 12:16:00


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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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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.


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

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


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Created by: VersaVice

Pronunciation: hip/noht/ahyzd

Sentence: Hep me! Hep me! I been HYPNOTEIZED!

Etymology: hypnotize, note

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