Verboticism: Postittrauma

'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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Chitstick

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: chit-stik

Sentence: Dave was such a chitstick that he hung post-its to remind himself to be an obsessive sticky note hanger.

Etymology: chit - (a small or informal note) + stick

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Stickyddiction

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: stikēdik sh ən

Sentence: Brenda has a serious stickyddiction. Whatever inane little thought pops into her addlepated mind gets jotted down on a Post-it and stuck to the fridge. There are so many now that there is no surface of the ice box visible. Brenda doesn*t know how many layers deep they go but last week the weight of these little papers sheered off the hinge of the refrigerator door. After a short panic attack and a few deep breaths Brenda duct taped the door back in place and has taken to eating only dry cereal and stuff out of her freezer. Her friends are considering an intervention.

Etymology: sticky note (a piece of stationery with a re-adherable strip of adhesive on the back, designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and to other surfaces: walls, desks) + addiction (the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity)

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Stickumpulsion

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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Hypnoteized

Created by: VersaVice

Pronunciation: hip/noht/ahyzd

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

Etymology: hypnotize, note

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Memocd

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: mem oh see dee

Sentence: a bad case of memocd, she noted

Etymology: memo OCD qas in obsessive cumpulsive disorder

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Postdependant

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Created by: hellohime

Pronunciation: Postdependant - Po'dependant, the ST portion of the word is silent.

Sentence: I hid all the pens in the house and watched my postdependant roommate try to actually use their brain to remember thinsg; funniest day ever.

Etymology: A play on Co-Dependant, a person who is dependant on writing things down in order to remember them. To screw this persons day up, just keep all sources of paper or writing implements away from them.

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Notivated

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: noh/tuh/veyt

Sentence: Jenny's yellow stickies posted everywhere keep her notivated and on track to accomplish every deed and detail of the day and of her life.

Etymology: NOTIVATE - verb - from NOTE (something written down to assist the memory) + MOTIVATE (To provide with an incentive; move to action; impel)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Thanks. Now I'm NOTIVATED to go out and buy a ream of them. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 08:36:00

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Stickydiction

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: stikēdikshən

Sentence: Phyllis has been a fan of sticky notes for years. She realized it had become a stickydiction when she found herself writing a note and trying to stick it on her husband reminding herself that he had a doctor’s appointment.

Etymology: sticky (A Post-it note is a piece of stationery with a re-adherable strip of adhesive on the back, designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces) addiction (the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity)

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Notivated

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: noh/tuh/veyt

Sentence: Her yellow stickies posted everywhere keep her notivated and on track to accomplish every deed and detail of the day.

Etymology: note + motivated

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COMMENTS:

good one - Nosila, 2010-01-28: 00:35:00

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Postittrauma

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: post it trau ma

Sentence: Polly is in a home for people suffering from stress disorders. She used to be a very highly organized administrative assistant to an important executive. She kept his life organized by writing poti-it notes for him and herself, so that nothing was ever forgotten or overlooked. When Polly was laid off after her boss retired, she continued writing post-it notes and leaving them all over the house. She rarely went out and was eventually diagnosed with Postittrauma. If you want to help Polly and others like her who suffer from Postittrauma Stress Disorder, please send money. You might want to write yourself a post-it note to remember to make a donation...THANK YOU!

Etymology: Post it (Brand name of sticky notes) & Trauma (an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects)

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