Verboticism: Cyberborg

'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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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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Edentity

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: ee-dent-it-ee

Sentence: Of course his edentity was that of slim, fit, attractive, manscaped, well-dressed with swagger. In reality he was a big blob who watched the Price is Right all day long in his underwear, was overweight, hairy, and lived on Wonder bread and Coke.

Etymology: e (short form for electronic as in online) + identity (oneself, sense of self, character)

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Wowsketeer

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: wow-skeh-tier

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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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Virtuamnesial

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: vir-tu-am-knee-ze-yal

Sentence: Vince spent so much time in his Second Life that he was virtuamnesial. After a good look in the mirror one morning, he realized to his horror that he was still in his first life and that he had forgotten to go to work and pay his rent. Homeless and penniless, he took his laptop to Starbucks and returned to his virtual kingdom that didn't suck.

Etymology: Virtual: 1) existing in essence or effect, but not appearance or form, 2) being actually such in almost every respect--such as a virtual wreck 3) a computer generated simulation + amnesia: a partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from a shock, psycological disturbance or brain injury. "Second Life" -- a virtual world that people can create where they can live vicariously as the person they wish they really would be.

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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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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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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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Flubbaghast

Created by: dochanne

Pronunciation: Flubb-err-gast

Sentence: Andrew staggered into the bathroom after thrashing that ugly Gnorm with his sixth-level paladin and was horrified to find a big bald fat man staring at him. "What the?" he gasped, his heart racing. The man gasped too and Andrew was suddenly flubbaghast to realise that man was himself. His fitted leathers and taught biceps were gone, as were his flowing mane of black hair, his majik sword and that 'strange aura of mystique' bestowed on him by the beautiful Sorceress of Tarneg. Before him stood a pasty white balding man in his thirties, obviously carrying more than twice the weight of his avatar and Andrew's wishteria simply could not reconcile the two. He gave in to his superfaction and switched the light off. Shadow-daemons beware! Andion the Brave is here and he's not happy..

Etymology: Flubber - blubbery, flubbery wobbly-ness; Also Flubber - confuse, fluster. Flub - make mistake or error; Aghast - horrified, shocked and appalled. As in being aghast on finding one's flubberiness and the flub of having missed it due to De Nial (and not de river). Also - Superfaction (Super + stupefaction) and Wishteria (Wish + hysteria)

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Andrew was parIRLysed...Sorry! - dochanne, 2009-05-15: 04:13:00

good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-15: 10:29:00

Hate those trick mirrors! - Nosila, 2009-05-15: 17:48:00

Think I forgot to mention the obvious starting point of Flabbergast :) - dochanne, 2009-05-17: 23:39:00

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Hystohysteria

Created by: CoriK

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