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'Why did I come into this room?'

DEFINITION: n. The moment of loss, hesitation and confusion, which occurs when you enter a room and immediately forget why. v. To forget why you entered a room.

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Roomnesia

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: room nee shia

Sentence: Zelda was afraid she was getting Alzheimer's because she always forgot why she was going into a room. It was usually called roomnesia, but if she forgot why she went into the kitchen and opened the fridge, it was actually hamnesia, jamnesia, yamnesia (or milk of amnesia). When she went into the closet it was cramnesia. For the computer room it was ramnesia. For the granny flat, it was gramnesia and if she was in the bedroom, it was shamnesia. How she hated that damnesia!

Etymology: Room (an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling) & Amnesia(forgetfullness;memory loss)

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Wheretogo

Created by: moreface

Pronunciation: where-tih-go

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Etymology: variationon vertigo - execpt inthis case you can't remember why you came into a room.

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It should be spelled "wheretigo" - moreface, 2008-03-22: 12:03:00

Would like to have had a sentence to enjoy as well. Excellent word play. Excellent creation. - silveryaspen, 2008-03-22: 12:10:00

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Roomnesia

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: room-nee-zha

Sentence: Sue noticed that after turning 40, episodes of geriantics were occurring more frequently, and roomnesia was most definitely one of them. She clearly remembered tucking the carrot into her cleavage, but had to go mission fishin' when she found herself in the bathroom with it.

Etymology: room, amnesia

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COMMENTS:

Another simple, but effective word. - ErWenn, 2008-03-21: 09:07:00

geriantics could turn into geriantricks - another great definition - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-21: 11:46:00

Carrot in the cleavage and mission fission, then seeing the carrot in her cleavage in the cartoon ... brought lots of laughter! Funtastic! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-21: 13:18:00

The scary part of it is that I was experiencing this much before 40! - arrrteest, 2008-03-21: 13:32:00

I dig roomnesia, but I think I like geriantics even more. I've been looking for a word to describe walking in on my octagenarian parents doing it besides "OHMYGODMYEYES" - Banky, 2008-03-21: 20:31:00

I once claim I had roomnesia - Roxie wouldn't buy it! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-22: 01:08:00

I'm thinking Sue might also be dealing with a severe case of roomatism. Her roomune system has been compromised. - Mustang, 2008-03-22: 06:56:00

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Forgot

Created by: randa

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Motivapor

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: MOT i VAE per

Sentence: As soon as I walked into the room I experienced motivapor and spent the next fifteen minutes staring at the contents of the room hoping something would remind me of why I had come here.

Etymology: MOTIVE: reason, purpose for doing something VAPOR: a result of vaporization, something that can no longer be seen clearly but still exists

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metrohumanx Great word, K-in- K! Certainly NOT vapid. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-13: 07:50:00

Has a vanished like a vapor ... that surreal quality. Very nice etymology and word. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-13: 12:25:00

well done! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-13: 12:59:00

nicely done... - mweinmann, 2009-01-14: 08:07:00

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Confuddled

Created by: karen

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Your creation expresses how it feels very well. Good word! Wish you had given us a pronunciation, sentence and etymology. Did you know you get points for each one of those three ... especially the sentence. Looking forward to seeing more from you. - silveryaspen, 2008-03-22: 10:49:00

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Roomatism

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: room a tizm

Sentence: It happened to Eva again. She walked with purpose into a room and forget at once why she entered. Oh no, she thought, I'm becoming my Mother! When she met her Mom, the conversation always started with an organ recital...the Toelio in her Big Toe, the Kneemonia on her patella, the sacrifices her sacroiliac had made giving birth to Eva. Yes, when her Mom left, Pelvis had left the building. But her Mom always forgot where she put things (Leftomania), told her the same stories nine times (Repetitive Notions) and forgot why she went into the next room, she claimed it was Roomatism. Great, thought Eva, pretty soon I will be able to join my Mom at the Raisin Ranch, Restspinster Abbey, Rio de NoHairo, Battlestar Geriatrica, Bewildered Acres...I'll become Eva Destruction! Oh, yeah, now she remembered, why she entered the bathroom. But the reason, well, Depends...

Etymology: Room (a chamber; an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling;the people who are present in a room) & Rheumatism (any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues (like the brain) & Ism ( a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school)

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COMMENTS:

I think I have that in my knees... - Mustang, 2009-01-14: 00:01:00

She also had Pursitis...you know when your purse is so heavy it hurts your shoulder! - Nosila, 2009-01-14: 00:09:00

metrohumanx Your creativity is boundless. Hilarious "ending", too. Amazing. - metrohumanx, 2009-01-14: 01:19:00

Clever word and story.... - mweinmann, 2009-01-14: 08:05:00

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Goforgot

Created by: Kennecticut

Pronunciation: gofer got

Sentence: I went to the fridge and immeadiately gofergot why I was there

Etymology:

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Clever creation. - silveryaspen, 2008-03-21: 21:23:00

Very good! - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-22: 06:40:00

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Loonotrick

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: loon o trik

Sentence: Margie stopped in the bathroom and looked puzzled. She was having a loonotrick moment again. It was like her mind was playing memory ping pong on her. A memory or thought was bounced back and forth between the awake part of her brain and the one that was fast becoming Sleeping Beauty. She forgot it was midnight and she had to get ready to go to her bed. She had sat at her computer trying to think of a new word for her to verbotomize (or was it lobotomize?) and then she wandered into the loo for some reason. Why did this sound all too familiar? Why is she sitting at this computer again? Do loonotricks coincide with the lunacy of the full moon? Do crazy hookers turn loonotricks?

Etymology: loo (toilet) & lunatic ( foolish, crazy, insane, mad, eccentric) & trick (illusion, to mystify, an attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent)

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(Perhaps she should skip to the loo a little bit more! Sometimes we think better on the loo ... it seems to help us cut thru the crap!) Superbly Hilarious! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-21: 02:13:00

love memory ping pong - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-21: 11:43:00

Very nice - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-22: 01:09:00

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Flushturd

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: flush/terd

Sentence: She was completely flushturd as she looked around the bathroom. Was she supposed to let out the bathwater or flush the toilet?

Etymology: flustered + flush + (you know)

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COMMENTS:

Today and yesterday you seem stuck in the bathroom! We won't make you stay there until you remember why! Very innovative pun! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-21: 01:42:00

HA! - purpleartichokes, 2008-03-21: 06:20:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Jamagra. Thank you Jamagra. ~ James

arrrteest - 2008-03-21: 01:10:00
Been there many a time. It is weird when it happens when you're driving.

silveryaspen - 2008-03-21: 02:04:00
Whysly done, you Whys ones, Jamagra and James! (big silly grin/wink)

ErWenn - 2008-03-21: 02:06:00
Now this is a concept that genuinely needs a good word.

Jamagra - 2008-03-21: 02:27:00
James! How did you know about my harvest gold toilet?!

Jamagra - 2008-03-21: 02:32:00
James! How did you know about my harvest gold toilet?!

Jamagra - 2008-03-21: 02:34:00
Ack. Sorry about the deux referring to the loo.

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-21: 05:30:00
I'm curious as to why there's a carrot in her cleavage. Perhaps she was going there to eat it?

stache - 2008-03-21: 09:08:00
looks like a band-aid to me. great toon in any event. captures the feeling to a tee. and I should know.

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-21: 12:19:00
BTW, lovely toilet jamagra, but you really should remove the band-aid/carrot before you pose for pictures with it.

silveryaspen - 2008-03-21: 13:20:00
Brings a whole new meaning to the expression carrot top!

stache - 2008-03-21: 13:57:00
On third look I think it's merely an alluring peek at the d'ecolletage. Or else her bra is showing.

doseydotes - 2008-03-21: 14:19:00
I don't think the foreign object is her decollete, stache. I think it may be a partially-developed conjoined twin. More to the point, I'm pretty sure I know why she went into the WC: She was trying to find a "W".

Jamagra - 2008-03-21: 14:22:00
The band-aided carrot in the cleavage is sort of an Easter tradition at my house. Don't ask. heh.

stache - 2008-03-21: 14:25:00
mmmmmm. band-aids and carrots.

stache - 2008-03-21: 14:26:00
mmmmmmmm. partially-developed conjoined twins.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 14:31:00
I think it's a carrot, a d'ecolletaged carrot. I thought it'd be better to use a carrot rather than a stick. Besides the stick is Jamagra's harvest gold toilet. ~ James

stache - 2008-03-21: 14:35:00
mmmmmmmm. partially-developed conjoined twins.

doseydotes - 2008-03-21: 14:43:00
See, that's the problem with this world. There are plenty of religious holidays that feature band-aided carrots, but not a single one that features partially-developed conjoined twins. If that's not descrimination, I don't know what is. I mean, who speaks for them? Besides the fully-developed twins to which they are joined, that is.

doseydotes - 2008-03-21: 14:47:00
I'VE ASKED YOU THREE TIMES!!!

doseydotes - 2008-03-21: 14:47:00
I DIDN'T MEAN TO, BUT, DANG IT, I DID!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 14:51:00
I think the conjoined twins problem is replicating itself. I will fix this, one moment please... ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 15:06:00
There I fixed it. And I added safety valve which will prevent accidental repeat flushing -- oops I mean posting. ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-21: 18:45:00
Ah, sounds like a Kohler. Whooooosh! I dunno Jamagra, I think I'd remove that injured carrot before the Easter Buny comes sniffin' around. But then again...

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-21: 20:11:00
BTW James, great toon! Actually laughed out loud at this one, and the one a few days ago, but I forget what it was. Um, I took a trip to toonesia?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-21: 22:44:00
Thanks Purple! Perhaps the carrot catered to an obsession with vegetables? ~ James

Nosila - 2008-03-21: 23:59:00
Hello? It's Easter. Of course you'd place a carrot there to ensure the Easter Bunny might bring you something...DUH! Lettuce cornsider what would turnip with a bean there, done that attitude; a higher celery;frequent leeks; a Satsquash; and pepper that with the BEETles; Italian Scallions; and I'd haqve been on Okra Winfrey!

purpleartichokes - 2008-03-23: 20:09:00
HA! Lovely comment to endive the weekend!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-28: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by Jamagra. Thank you Jamagra. ~ James

DonaldHatry - 2018-05-29: 04:11:00
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