Verboticism: Irlterego

'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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Icononsense

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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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Avatarlusional

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: av-ah-tah-loo-zyah-nool

Sentence: he'd been staring at his fake profile pic for so long he had become avatarlusional

Etymology: avatar, delusional

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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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Cyberlusional

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: si ber lu sjin al

Sentence: Since playing WoW, Doug has covered up all the mirrors in his house. He is so cyberlusional

Etymology: cyber + delusion

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Dhboleg

Created by: balku4

Pronunciation: thu-bowlg

Sentence: i dheboleded.

Etymology: dxblibgaej

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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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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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Imagiratable

Created by: Keeah

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Pseudonymbecile

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: soo do nim bes syl

Sentence: When George, also known as Super Flyman, got up in the morning after the very long ComiCon weekend, he was surprised at what stared back at him from the mirror. This pseudonymbecile was really an out of shape middle-aged guy. Imagine his horror to realize that another Super Hero had shared his bed last night. Funny that after all those COSMO-politans last night that his bedmate was no longer Wonder Woman, but Super-Fat Granny!

Etymology: Pseudonym(a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role) & Imbecile (a person of subnormal intelligence)

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