Verboticism: Cyberlusional

'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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Disillusioneter

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: dis·il·lu·sion-net-er

Sentence: Bob Blobber's computer burned out and he had to go and get ready to shop for another one. As he peered into the mirror he realized that he had turned into a disillusioneter and was shocked to see he had lost all his hair and his super powers had vanished.

Etymology: Disillusioned~ Disappointed in someone or something that one discovers to be less good than one had believed. Neter: Taken in part from the word inter"net" added "er" to show one who practically lives on the internet.

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Hystohysteria

Created by: CoriK

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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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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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Irlterego

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: earl-ter-ee-go

Sentence: Gordie64's IRLterego was known as Gordon and unlike the svelte, pixellated, online image, was a spotty, pudgy teenager.

Etymology: alter ego + IRL (in real life)

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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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COMMENTS:

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-15: 10:28:00

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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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Avatarsehole

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: av at ar soul

Sentence: only a complete avatarsehole would have come to his sister's wedding in a apider suit

Etymology: avatar arsehole

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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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COMMENTS:

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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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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