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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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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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:

Excellent! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-24: 09:26:00

Great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-24: 18:54:00

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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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Hypnoteized

Created by: VersaVice

Pronunciation: hip/noht/ahyzd

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

Etymology: hypnotize, note

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Postmemophilia

Created by: Koekbroer

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neat word - Nosila, 2010-01-28: 00:35:00

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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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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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Threeember

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: three-em-bur

Sentence: Sue used to threember her daily routine down to the last detail. When her boss made her get rid of all her mnemontacks, she ran out of gas twice, lost 10 pounds by forgetting to eat, and forfeited her chance for a big promotion for forgetting to attend a meeting with an important client.

Etymology: 3M - the inventor of post-its; remember (I wanted to write this word 3Mber, but "3" is not allowed.)

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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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Notearearioty

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: Note area ryot tee

Sentence: To plot her, well, plot, Minerva, added ideas on sticky notes to her story board. This was her first attempt at writing a book and she found that the notes jarred her memory and helped her to focus on the progression of her writing. By the time she got to Chapter 20, her entire work cubicle area was covered in multi-colored sticky papers. Everyone laughed at her decorating skills. One day she came in to find that all the little papers had fallen to the floor in a colorful blizzard. Minerva's notearearioty came to the attention of the entire office. Her screams were heard all over the building. The book she was working on was tentatively called "Sticky Tickets -How to Keep From Becoming Unglued in Today's Business Climate".

Etymology: Note (Remnder, post-it note;memory jogger)& Area (a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function;the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary;a subject of study) & Riot (a state of disorder;a joke that seems extremely funny) & Notoriety (the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality)

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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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