Verboticism: Notivated

'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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Postitchy

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: poe sti cheee

Sentence: She was so postitchy, the company auditors found out her stationery bill exceeded her salary. They sent her a short (yellow) memo.

Etymology: post it. itchy as in trigger happy but without the trigger or the happiness.

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Lotechretary

hyperborean

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

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COMMENTS:

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

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Obscribblesess

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: ob-skrib-uhl-sess

Sentence: One of the symptoms of mushy-brain syndrome is the compulsion to obscribblesess everything that comes to mind (or doesn't come to mind).

Etymology: obsess + scribble

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Stickydiction

artr

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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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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Postitution

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: post it too shun

Sentence: We knew Sue's compulsion to plaster her home with sticky notes to aid her poor memory had gone too far. Clawing their way through the rainbow of squares, the health inspectors condemned her home and slapped her with a charge of postitution. Note to self, Sue, consider this an intervention for your 3M addiction.

Etymology: Post-It (brand of sticky notes) & WordPlay on Prostitution (offering sex for pay)

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COMMENTS:

DrWebsterIII SENSATIONAL - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 12:54:00

hyperborean You nailed it! - hyperborean, 2012-10-25: 12:57:00

No, they're sticky so you don't need nails. - Rhyme79, 2012-10-25: 14:41:00

DrWebsterIII ha ha ha Rhyme - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 15:53:00

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Pafflement

Created by: Durotriges

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Penelope was overcome by pafflement as she struggled to remember the purpose for her existence but was unable to find a meaningful answer in the multitude of notes crowding around her.

Etymology: pap/paper+baffle+cement

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Stickmatism

Created by: tizher

Pronunciation:

Sentence: She would be stuck with the stickma for the rest of her life.

Etymology:

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Compulstick

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kum - pulse - stik

Sentence: Jeremy was positively compulstick about writing down all of his tasks, thoughts, goals and thoughts on all sizes and colors of sticky notes.

Etymology: compulsive (someone who cannot stop repeating an action over and over) + stick (as in sticky notes)

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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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