Verboticism: Snoozemaster

'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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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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Icononsense

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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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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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Falsifeyed

Created by: philhealy

Pronunciation: Fal-si-fied

Sentence: Mac realized that his appearance was drastically falsifeyed from what he looked like online. He, in fact, did not have x-ray vision or abs of steel. He was of a rather embonpoint stature in real life.

Etymology: Falsif- From the word "falsified" -Eyed From the word "eye"

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

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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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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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Delusionallan

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: deh/luze/shun/al/an

Sentence: Delusionallan was so caught up in his alterego's ability to be invisible that he was shocked when someone yelled at him for being in the women's shower room.

Etymology: delusional + allan

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Spiderwombman

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: spy/dur/woom/man

Sentence: Mary Jane fervently believed she was Spider Woman and even had a tatoo of a spider on her belly. When she was pregnant wearing a crop top she thought her secret was out when people started saying Spiderwomb-Man!! when they passed by.

Etymology: spiderwoman + womb

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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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