Verboticism: Irlterego

'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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Hystohysteria

Created by: CoriK

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Pseudonymbecile

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: soo do nim bes syl

Sentence: When George, also known as Super Flyman, got up in the morning after the very long ComiCon weekend, he was surprised at what stared back at him from the mirror. This pseudonymbecile was really an out of shape middle-aged guy. Imagine his horror to realize that another Super Hero had shared his bed last night. Funny that after all those COSMO-politans last night that his bedmate was no longer Wonder Woman, but Super-Fat Granny!

Etymology: Pseudonym(a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role) & Imbecile (a person of subnormal intelligence)

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Naivatar

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: ni - eev - atar

Sentence: Rory's naivatar refused to believe who he really was. He was so taken in by how he looked in Second Life that he stopped believing he really had a first life.

Etymology: naive (deficient in relevant experience),avatar (a computer user's representation of himself)

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COMMENTS:

also reminds reminds me of navigating on the computer - from page to page. - splendiction, 2009-05-15: 23:29:00

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Avatarnation

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: avah-TAR-nay-shun

Sentence: Mark's job with the show "To catch a predator" required him to spend a great deal of time online posing as a naive 13 year old girl. He didn't see this as a problem until he came to the realization in a fit of avatarnation that his mind was slowly starting to think like that of a 13 year old girl. His wife was even starting to become a bit concerned when he hung up posters of Justin Timberlake in their bedroom. Avatarnation!!

Etymology: Avatar -a little picture representing an online user Tarnation - a colloquial euphemish in the South Eastern US for Damnation often expressed as "What in tarnation?!"

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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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Superzeroworship

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: soo per zee ro wor ship

Sentence: Time passed so quickly for Sheldon as he played his blasted online games. His life sped by and after time, he arrived at superzeroworship, instead of superheroworshhip. Old age and gravity had transformed him into Fatman, The Bulk, SuperPolident Man, SpiderveinMan, one of the Flab Four, the XLax-Men and Captain LostMarbles. Holy Cataracts, Fatman...Father Time is the Joker!

Etymology: SuperHero ( fictional character of unprecedented powers dedicated to acts of derring-do in the public interest) & Zero (nothing) & Worship (adore, admire, look up to...)

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mrskellyscl LOL! - mrskellyscl, 2009-05-15: 01:40:00

Nosila, you are hilarious! LOL! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-05-15: 01:44:00

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Eegotist

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: ee-go-tist

Sentence: Nerdia was sometimes caught muttering in the lift. She hated catching site of herself in the mirrored walls as it threatened her eegotism, when she saw just how ordinary she looked, in comparison to her online persona.

Etymology: e (prefix commonly used for anything to do with the internet - electronic) + egotist (one who thinks they are darn cool)

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agree with the use of "e". eexcellent eword! - splendiction, 2009-05-15: 23:22:00

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Virtunotso

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: Virtue not so

Sentence: After a stunning virtuoso performance the night before Dave was beginning to wonder who was real and who was the dream. When he gazed into the mirror the next morning the virtunotso reality of his life struck a major blow to his fantasies.

Etymology: A play on virtual and virtuoso: Dave, the virtunotso

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Wowsketeer

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: wow-skeh-tier

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Icononsense

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: īkänänsens

Sentence: On the internet Thomas is a secret agent. His avatar looks a lot like James Bond. His proclivity for getting in and out of international trouble is well known. His real world friends know that this is icononsense. He is really a balding, pudgy accountant who’s biggest daily dilemma is deciding what flavor of instant oatmeal to have for breakfast.

Etymology: icon (a symbol or graphic representation on a video display terminal) + nonsense (foolish or unacceptable behavior)

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