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Title: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 11, 2011, 06:48:53 PM
I was watching a commercial and the word "epic" came up in the more recent slang-ized context of simply meaning very good/favorable, etc. and it got me thinking about words that have been more or less stripped of their actual meaning through colloquialism.

rock star(I know it's a phrase and not a word)-apparently sometime in the late 90s the word "celebrity" went on permanent vacation and "rock star" stepped in. It's bad enough when talentless hack top 40 acts that come from styles having nothing to do with rock use it but it's even worse when people completely unaffiliated with music at all are referred to as such.


ironic-get a thesaurus. Turn to the entry for "coincidental." Look in the list of synonyms. Notice the absence of the word "ironic"?


stalk-its verb tense used to mean to pursue something aggressively(even illegally at times.) People have had their lives severely affected by the mentally/emotionally traumatic fallout from this yet now whenever I hear someone talking about stalking it's some airheaded, self-important valley girl type who will usually start the "stalking" story telling about some ex-bf driving by their house a few times(which I do agree is weird and unacceptable) and I always call 'em out by asking the question, "so what happened when you called the police?" So far not one of the five to ten or so times I've found myself in one of these conversations did the girl say she did anything about it and I always hear them saying things like "I didn't want him to get in trouble" and one even said "but he was in law school" :\
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Post by: Jamesman42 on June 11, 2011, 07:01:50 PM
"k"
"k."
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Post by: Gadough on June 11, 2011, 07:10:01 PM
"Hater"

"Hating"

"Haterade"
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Post by: AcidLameLTE on June 11, 2011, 07:13:07 PM
All of the words.
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Post by: LieLowTheWantedMan on June 11, 2011, 07:18:41 PM
"Creep"

Talking about the verb tense.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 11, 2011, 07:23:35 PM
"Hater"

"Hating"

"Haterade"

Actually I'm cool with words that only exist as slang if their meaning is easily established without having to frame it delicately with proper context. My beef is when people blatantly use words incorrectly especially when there are other very common everyday words they probably already have in their vocabulary.
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Post by: Blazinarps on June 11, 2011, 07:29:43 PM
The words "actually" and "interesting" are way way way overused.
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Post by: Portrucci on June 11, 2011, 07:30:12 PM
Awesome

should be reserved for something that truly inspires awe, that even perhaps made a few tears well up in your eyes

nowdays dropping your phone and it not breaking is considered "awesome". oh well
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Jamesman42 on June 11, 2011, 07:35:32 PM
The words "actually" and "interesting" are way way way overused.

k.

Actually, that's interesting, I thought they were awesome and epic words, but I guess you drank that haterade. How ironic.
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Post by: LieLowTheWantedMan on June 11, 2011, 07:36:38 PM
Oh James you're such a rockstar. I should stalk you.
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Post by: XJDenton on June 11, 2011, 07:37:17 PM
Give it 20 years, ironic and coincidental will be synonyms.
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Post by: Jamesman42 on June 11, 2011, 07:43:22 PM
Oh James you're such a rockstar. I should stalk you.

You creepin', son

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Post by: Ravenheart on June 11, 2011, 07:48:00 PM
"Hella" makes me wanna yell gibberish at orphans.
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Post by: kingshmegland on June 11, 2011, 07:51:48 PM
"Hella" makes me wanna yell gibberish at orphans.

Cartmam begs to diff.........Oh, wait a minute.............
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Post by: PlaysLikeMyung on June 11, 2011, 07:55:37 PM
"Hella" makes me wanna yell gibberish at orphans.

You should tell Zeltard :P
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Zook on June 11, 2011, 07:55:48 PM
Butthurt. Oh what a retarded term that is.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Ravenheart on June 11, 2011, 07:55:59 PM
"Hella" makes me wanna yell gibberish at orphans.

Cartmam begs to diff.........Oh, wait a minute.............
Essentially, Cartman is responsible for any crying orphans within 150 feet of me.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: kingshmegland on June 11, 2011, 08:09:01 PM
"Hella" makes me wanna yell gibberish at orphans.

Cartmam begs to diff.........Oh, wait a minute.............
Essentially, Cartman is responsible for any crying orphans within 150 feet of me.

Who are on crack.
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Post by: Implode on June 11, 2011, 08:09:35 PM
Butthurt. Oh what a retarded term that is.

..... :-X
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Post by: dongringo on June 11, 2011, 08:13:37 PM
The words "actually" and "interesting" are way way way overused.

How about fascinating? If it was good enough for Spock...
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Post by: jasc15 on June 11, 2011, 09:52:31 PM
In general, I dislike the overuse of hyperbole in recent years.
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Post by: dongringo on June 11, 2011, 09:57:37 PM
Albeit - I despise that word.
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Post by: DarkEternalNight on June 11, 2011, 09:58:22 PM
"Fail"
Title: Re: Can we do away with it, please?
Post by: LeeHarveyKennedy on June 11, 2011, 10:01:23 PM
'The'. Way too overused.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Fuzzboy on June 11, 2011, 10:31:29 PM
"Fail"

"epic"

Awesome

ironic.

and "literally"
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Post by: Global Laziness on June 11, 2011, 10:58:41 PM
"Haterade"

I've never heard this before! :rollin

Give it 20 years, ironic and coincidental will be synonyms.

You're probably right, and that's a scary thought.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: orcus116 on June 11, 2011, 11:15:39 PM
Came in to say the same thing.
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Post by: Super Dude on June 11, 2011, 11:26:19 PM
Not the word itself, but the way people have been using 'literally' lately.  For some reason they're substituting 'seriously' for 'literally' and it pisses me off.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Global Laziness on June 11, 2011, 11:28:42 PM
Not the word itself, but the way people have been using 'literally' lately.  For some reason they're substituting 'seriously' for 'literally' and it pisses me off.

Lately? I'd say it's been going on for at least ten years.
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Post by: Super Dude on June 11, 2011, 11:29:50 PM
Maybe it started in Canada. :p
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Post by: lateralus88 on June 11, 2011, 11:55:21 PM
"Like" and "um".


/english teacher
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: orcus116 on June 12, 2011, 12:01:02 AM
Those are by far the two hardest idiosyncrasies for any speaker in the younger era to break.
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Post by: lateralus88 on June 12, 2011, 12:02:41 AM
And like the problem um is that like I still have like problems with like breaking this um habit.
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Post by: orcus116 on June 12, 2011, 12:14:40 AM
During our senior project presentations we had this one kid who had the biggest pause of "ummmm, uh, and ummmm" behavior for 5 minutes. It's burned into my head, voice and all.
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Post by: Ravenheart on June 12, 2011, 12:16:26 AM
"Uh/Um" is still a problem for me, but I've never suffered from hepalikeus A, B, or C.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Kosmo on June 12, 2011, 06:45:46 AM
Even though I'm not gay it really bothers me when people use the word gay as a negative term.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 12, 2011, 05:07:27 PM
Even though I'm not gay it really bothers me when people use the word gay as a negative term.

When I was little it didn't bother me. When I began to have strong politically correct attitudes toward race/sex/orientation/etc. in my early teens I was bothered by it. When I came to realize that the word had existed for about 90% its history not meaning "homosexual" but rather "happy" I became annoyed that anyone would take issue with it. My reason for saying this is pretty simple.

Imagine if the "preferred" term for the mentally challenged became "goofy" and then after a few decades of "goofy" meaning both its traditional definition and the new context for referring to mentally challenged folks there suddenly was some crusade to solely use "goofy" for ironically the context its been used for a shorter period of time than any other meaning.

I don't think it'd be cool calling them "goofy" but I figured it was similar to the absurdity of calling someone a synonym for "happy" regardless of their temperament as is the case with gay.

Also, if the meaning of "gay" has suddenly been reserved for formally referring to a homosexual then it seems hypocritical for folks to just expect the word to "evolve" into its current usage but have a problem with it "evolving" into use in another context especially when its use in the homosexual context only accounts for less than 10% of the time it's been established as a word.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gay#Overview

Quote

The word "gay" arrived in English during the 12th century from Old French gai, most likely deriving ultimately from a Germanic source.[1] For most of its life in English, the word's primary meaning was "joyful", "carefree", "bright and showy", and the word was very commonly used with this meaning in speech and literature. For example, the optimistic 1890s are still often referred to as the Gay Nineties. The title of the 1938 French ballet Gaîté Parisienne ("Parisian Gaiety"), which became the 1941 Warner Brothers movie, The Gay Parisian,[6] also illustrates this connotation. It was apparently not until the 20th century that the word began to be used to mean specifically "homosexual", although it had earlier acquired sexual connotations.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: LieLowTheWantedMan on June 12, 2011, 05:25:02 PM
Crunk
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Post by: mrjazzguitar on June 12, 2011, 05:28:58 PM
like
um
uh
literally
fuck
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Post by: D_Halco on June 12, 2011, 07:58:36 PM
I'm going to ruffle some feathers here, but I don't see any issue with saying something is 'gay' because you don't like it.  I'm really not sure what the big deal is, I think people really just need to lighten up...then again, I'm a very laid back person by nature.
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Post by: xShammas on June 12, 2011, 10:11:37 PM
Just curious, but was it the Infamous 2 commercial where you heard "epic"?
I'd like to see "epic", "n00b", and "fail" get retired.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 12, 2011, 10:16:23 PM
Just curious, but was it the Infamous 2 commercial where you heard "epic"?
I'd like to see "epic", "n00b", and "fail" get retired.

Nah. Some snack food commercial I saw on Nickelodeon.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Zook on June 12, 2011, 10:16:49 PM
I'm going to ruffle some feathers here, but I don't see any issue with saying something is 'gay' because you don't like it.  I'm really not sure what the big deal is, I think people really just need to lighten up...then again, I'm a very laid back person by nature.

It's fucking stupid and it sounds stupid too.

Hey check out the new Dream Theater video.

"That's gay".

Really? So where at in the video are the musicians sucking each other off and fucking each other because I don't see any gayness going on.

...

Exactly, shut the fuck up.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Global Laziness on June 12, 2011, 11:01:40 PM
Hey check out the new Dream Theater video.

"That's gay".

Really? So where at in the video are the musicians sucking each other off and fucking each other because I don't see any gayness going on.

...

Exactly, shut the fuck up.

What if the person who made the comment was one of those irritating people who believe progressive metal and related genres are just "musical masterbation"?
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Post by: juice on June 13, 2011, 12:19:45 AM
^ :lol

"Hella" and "Creeper"
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Post by: MasterShakezula on June 13, 2011, 04:46:53 AM
Llamapiller.   :(
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Post by: RandalGraves on June 13, 2011, 05:52:06 AM
I'm going to ruffle some feathers here, but I don't see any issue with saying something is 'gay' because you don't like it.  I'm really not sure what the big deal is, I think people really just need to lighten up...then again, I'm a very laid back person by nature.

It's fucking stupid and it sounds stupid too.

Hey check out the new Dream Theater video.

"That's gay".

Really? So where at in the video are the musicians sucking each other off and fucking each other because I don't see any gayness going on.

...

Exactly, shut the fuck up.

Actually, I'll have to defend the use of the word, "gay," at least as far as I use it.  I don't have any hatred for gay people, nor am I a homophobe, but it's a term I use with my friends.  I think given that we all know the context, in that it's not mean-spirited at all, it's just a bit humor.  Hell, I use it with my gay friends as well and they're more than fine with it.  It really all depends on context and if the other party involved knows your intent.

As far as words I don't like, "fucktard" and "biffle" are up there.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: El Barto on June 13, 2011, 08:56:55 AM
Sick as a synonym for cool or great.  Not too many expressions really annoy me, but that one does every time I hear it. 
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Post by: 7StringedBeast on June 13, 2011, 09:12:13 AM
Sick brahh
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Post by: Zook on June 13, 2011, 09:17:32 AM
Fool. As in, ''sup fool''. If they aren't calling each other n***ers, it's another insult lol. Oh and n***er too.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: NecessaryPain on June 14, 2011, 05:18:23 AM
People who say 'ya'.

Usually by Americans.

Always found it fucking stupid and totally illiterate.
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Post by: Sigz on June 14, 2011, 05:44:35 AM
People who say 'ya'.

Usually by Americans.

Always found it fucking stupid and totally illiterate.

Yeah I know what you mean.
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Post by: Jamesman42 on June 14, 2011, 06:12:00 AM
I say "ya" in chats and stuff.

Deal with it.
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Post by: NecessaryPain on June 14, 2011, 06:44:57 AM
I say "ya" in chats and stuff.

Deal with it.

Why not ye, yeh or yea, or better yet, yeah?

ya sounds german. And stoopid.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Jamesman42 on June 14, 2011, 06:47:27 AM
It may have something to do with my slight southern accent, like when I say to someone "How are you?" it sounds more like "How are ya?" naturally.

It really sounds like "yuh" but "ya" is very close to it in my head.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Sigz on June 14, 2011, 07:00:23 AM
I say "ya" in chats and stuff.

Deal with it.

Why not ye, yeh or yea, or better yet, yeah?

I feel like you need to explain the pronunciation of those because I'm very confused.
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Post by: YtseBitsySpider on June 14, 2011, 08:32:00 AM
I was nearly temp banned for saying something was "gay" here.


I'd like to see the following words no longer used.

galloshes (a word for rubber boots)
losenges (cough drop will do thank you)
slacks (no..pants...or dress pants)
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: wkiml on June 14, 2011, 11:55:45 AM
Awesome

should be reserved for something that truly inspires awe, that even perhaps made a few tears well up in your eyes

nowdays dropping your phone and it not breaking is considered "awesome". oh well

this is awesome

(https://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y289/wkiml/theMiz.jpg)
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Cool Chris on June 14, 2011, 12:23:02 PM
Guesstimate. It is either a guess, or an estimate. It is not both.

I would also like people (and by people I mean idiots in the news biz) to stop using the suffix ‘–gate’ for anything remotely resembling a scandal.
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Post by: Sir GuitarCozmo on June 14, 2011, 12:33:05 PM
"Nickelback"
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Post by: wkiml on June 14, 2011, 12:49:42 PM
"Nickelback"

 :tup
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Post by: Bombardana on June 14, 2011, 12:50:25 PM
br00tal

normally just means some shitty breakdown
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Post by: pogoowner on June 14, 2011, 01:25:12 PM
Guesstimate. It is either a guess, or an estimate. It is not both.

I would also like people (and by people I mean idiots in the news biz) to stop using the suffix ‘–gate’ for anything remotely resembling a scandal.
I strongly agree with both of these.
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Post by: voncorn on June 14, 2011, 01:44:25 PM
-
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Post by: Zook on June 14, 2011, 02:24:14 PM
Hella. Rarely hear it, but it needs to die.
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Post by: Bombardana on June 14, 2011, 02:39:31 PM
If you're white and you use the word "swagga", I hope you die in a chemical fire.
That's racist
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Post by: orcus116 on June 14, 2011, 07:16:04 PM
I would also like people (and by people I mean idiots in the news biz) to stop using the suffix ‘–gate’ for anything remotely resembling a scandal.

Oh god this. Though I made an exception for Weinergate. I laughed too hard at that.
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Post by: rogerdil on June 15, 2011, 10:34:17 AM
drugs, prog
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Post by: Global Laziness on June 15, 2011, 10:38:18 AM
drugs, prog

...the fuck?
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Post by: Kosmo on June 15, 2011, 10:43:21 AM
drugs, prog
Drugs?
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Post by: rogerdil on June 15, 2011, 11:36:15 AM
In favor of both, just hate the imprecision that people who are against both engender when using the terms.
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Post by: EPICVIEW on June 15, 2011, 12:08:11 PM
Fosmizzle.

I think I going to scream the next time I hear that word..
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Post by: chknptpie on June 15, 2011, 01:01:12 PM
"No"  :hat
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Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 15, 2011, 03:48:48 PM
"No"  :hat

:eyebrows: :blush  :lol
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Post by: Phantasmatron on June 15, 2011, 05:19:02 PM
"No"  :hat

:rollin

Of all the people on this forum, you might be the last one I'd have expected to come up with that one.

Which is probably why it made me laugh so hard.
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Post by: chknptpie on June 15, 2011, 06:09:55 PM
What can I say... some times I can make a funny, its just rare  :lol
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Post by: SPNKr on June 15, 2011, 06:22:28 PM
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a funny

:facepalm:
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Post by: LieLowTheWantedMan on June 15, 2011, 06:23:04 PM
"No"  :hat

:rollin

Of all the people on this forum, you might be the last one I'd have expected to come up with that one.

Which is probably why it made me laugh so hard.
This. :rollin
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Post by: chknptpie on June 15, 2011, 06:25:05 PM
Re: Words you'd like to see retired
a funny

:facepalm:

see... apparently not funny ha
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Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 15, 2011, 07:13:41 PM
Actually I'd least expect the "no" joke from Kura based on the whole series of misunderstandings/philosophizations in that thread with the long list of man code things.

I'm not trying to call her a prude in any way but merely stating that I feel she's the DTFer for whom it would've been most out of character.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Nighthawkwill7 on June 15, 2011, 07:38:31 PM
IM speak and curse words.

Also, Epic and awesome are sadly overused. Tis a shame  :-\
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: EasterDavy on June 15, 2011, 08:25:34 PM
"Mad"

The adjective form. As in "that was mad good," or "that was mad weird." Usually used by 15 year olds.
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Post by: Zook on June 15, 2011, 08:43:52 PM
Meme lingo. Inb4 smartass meme lingo replies.
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Post by: Genowyn on June 15, 2011, 08:48:51 PM
Meme lingo.

Inb4
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Post by: Jamesman42 on June 15, 2011, 08:52:30 PM
Genowin.
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Post by: Zook on June 15, 2011, 08:53:06 PM
:rollin
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Post by: LieLowTheWantedMan on June 15, 2011, 08:53:16 PM
Yeah, I hate when names are misspelled too.
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Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 15, 2011, 09:01:37 PM
Meme lingo.

Inb4

Well to cut the boy some slack, "inb4" is general internet slang and not specific to memes in any way.
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Post by: Portrucci on June 15, 2011, 09:36:46 PM
haha u guys are so butthurt
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Post by: VioletS16 on June 16, 2011, 12:00:22 PM
"Epic". I have this one friend that goes around saying, "epic" like it's the word that means everything.
"That movie was epic"
"This food is epic"
"This show is epic"
"Talking toasters are epic"
>.< And she has the most bland, blah voice you will EVERY hear. She has absolutely no emotion in her WHAT-SO-EVER. Gets on my goddamn nerves.

I'm with you on the rockstar one.
Hannah Montana is not a "rockstar", nor is Rihanna, or Ke$ha, yet everyone seems to call them that :( AXL ROSE is a rockstar, Hannah Montana is a popstar.

Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Cool Chris on June 16, 2011, 12:36:01 PM
I'm with you on the rockstar one.
Hannah Montana is not a "rockstar", nor is Rihanna, or Ke$ha, yet everyone seems to call them that :( AXL ROSE is a rockstar, Hannah Montana is a popstar.



We might as well add 'Diva' to the list then. Not every female who has ever recorded a vocal performance is a diva.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 16, 2011, 12:48:02 PM
We might as well add 'Diva' to the list then. Not every female who has ever recorded a vocal performance is a diva.

Yeah. prima donna seems to get the same misusage but I don't mind it as much since it never got nearly as bad as the diva thing and also because most abuses of context/meaning aren't all that bad but get to be bad once society jumps on the bandwagon and seemingly everyone has to use the same words incorrectly.
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Post by: JosephAOI on June 16, 2011, 04:33:49 PM
br00tal

normally just means some shitty breakdown
This. Also, "Chode" which my old friend heard in an A Day To Remember studio update and uses it for an insult at least 30 times a day. I'm no longer friends with him though, so that's good.

Also, I hate when people change the spelling of their names to be cool. I don't really know why, it just really gets on my nerves.
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Post by: ReaPsTA on June 16, 2011, 04:46:49 PM
haha u guys are so butthurt

Speaking of "Butthurt," that's one of the words that should go away.  I don't even get what it's supposed to mean.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 16, 2011, 06:03:58 PM
haha u guys are so butthurt

Speaking of "Butthurt," that's one of the words that should go away.  I don't even get what it's supposed to mean.

You seriously don't know what it means? Okay I'll be gullible enough to take you seriously and divulge my take on it. I may be slightly off but I think it basically refers to overreacting to something seemingly minor to an extent on par with the anguish one would have from getting unconsensually bent over and buttloved.
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Post by: ricky on June 16, 2011, 06:11:24 PM
"Epic". I have this one friend that goes around saying, "epic" like it's the word that means everything.
"That movie was epic"
"This food is epic"
"This show is epic"
"Talking toasters are epic"
>.< And she has the most bland, blah voice you will EVERY hear. She has absolutely no emotion in her WHAT-SO-EVER. Gets on my goddamn nerves.

I'm with you on the rockstar one.
Hannah Montana is not a "rockstar", nor is Rihanna, or Ke$ha, yet everyone seems to call them that :( AXL ROSE is a rockstar, Hannah Montana is a popstar.





psh. epic is the sheet.


Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 16, 2011, 06:18:44 PM
I'd like to also say in addition to words I'd like to see retired I'd also love to see more than three posts go by without the obligatory unfunny sarcastic quip where people intentionally use the words that were just nominated for retiring.

It was cute the first time or two but nothing more than spam after that. No offense to anyone who may have made the kind of post I just described but it's redundant to the point of annoyance now.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Zook on June 16, 2011, 07:39:31 PM
haha u guys are so butthurt

Speaking of "Butthurt," that's one of the words that should go away.  I don't even get what it's supposed to mean.

You seriously don't know what it means? Okay I'll be gullible enough to take you seriously and divulge my take on it. I may be slightly off but I think it basically refers to overreacting to something seemingly minor to an extent on par with the anguish one would have from getting unconsensually bent over and buttloved.

So basically getting pissed off about something.


Wait, what the fuck is "buttloved"?
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Portrucci on June 16, 2011, 08:03:08 PM
Anal penetration




anyone want to change the topic?
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Zook on June 16, 2011, 08:19:06 PM
Anal penetration




anyone want to change the topic?

.... Right...
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 16, 2011, 09:45:09 PM
Anal penetration




anyone want to change the topic?

.... Right...



Actually Zook, he got it right. I just read the syntax of my post and it definitely could've been more concise but that was what I was more or less saying.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Portrucci on June 16, 2011, 10:50:20 PM
Anal penetration




anyone want to change the topic?

.... Right...



Actually Zook, he got it right. I just read the syntax of my post and it definitely could've been more concise but that was what I was more or less saying.
also, I've joined the club and sig'd you  :lol :tup
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Zook on June 16, 2011, 11:52:33 PM
I'm confused. That ''right'' was more of an embarrassed ''oh''... I wanna go back to sleep. :(
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 17, 2011, 12:14:55 AM
Anal penetration




anyone want to change the topic?

.... Right...



Actually Zook, he got it right. I just read the syntax of my post and it definitely could've been more concise but that was what I was more or less saying.
also, I've joined the club and sig'd you  :lol :tup

*adds Portrucci to list*



Thanks again :coolio
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: ReaPsTA on June 17, 2011, 02:30:54 AM
haha u guys are so butthurt

Speaking of "Butthurt," that's one of the words that should go away.  I don't even get what it's supposed to mean.

You seriously don't know what it means? Okay I'll be gullible enough to take you seriously and divulge my take on it. I may be slightly off but I think it basically refers to overreacting to something seemingly minor to an extent on par with the anguish one would have from getting unconsensually bent over and buttloved.

Oh no, I get that.  But why "butthurt" specifically.  What's sorta the logic behind it?  "Oh, you can't take a joke man, stop acting like you were just fucked in the ass."  Is that it?

The other thing is that everytime someone says butthurt they seem so proud of themselves for using the word.  It's like the height of douchedom.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: MetalJunkie on June 17, 2011, 02:45:05 AM
"lockout"
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 17, 2011, 12:40:44 PM
haha u guys are so butthurt

Speaking of "Butthurt," that's one of the words that should go away.  I don't even get what it's supposed to mean.

You seriously don't know what it means? Okay I'll be gullible enough to take you seriously and divulge my take on it. I may be slightly off but I think it basically refers to overreacting to something seemingly minor to an extent on par with the anguish one would have from getting unconsensually bent over and buttloved.

Oh no, I get that.  But why "butthurt" specifically.  What's sorta the logic behind it?  "Oh, you can't take a joke man, stop acting like you were just fucked in the ass."  Is that it?

The other thing is that everytime someone says butthurt they seem so proud of themselves for using the word.  It's like the height of douchedom.

I'm with ya on that 110%. They wanna complain about someone else complaining. Ironic, eh?

"lockout"

*sigh* You aren't fucking kidding. I miss being able to watch sports programming and actually enjoy it.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: SPNKr on June 19, 2011, 06:06:19 PM
I think butthurt firstly/mainly implies you were "kicked in the arse", figuratively, not raped there.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: black_biff_stadler on June 19, 2011, 06:07:25 PM
I think butthurt firstly/mainly implies you were "kicked in the arse", figuratively, not raped there.

How so?
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Portrucci on June 19, 2011, 10:01:26 PM
Other things that need to die;

#winning #tigersblood    that charlie sheen crap

as well as

"ABC is bad"  "Your face is bad"

'Your face is...' as a comeback is witless and irritating. perhaps a pet-peeve, but I'm sure there are others who will agree
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Zook on June 19, 2011, 10:21:54 PM
Your face is witless and irritating.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Portrucci on June 19, 2011, 10:33:04 PM
I'd like to also say in addition to words I'd like to see retired I'd also love to see more than three posts go by without the obligatory unfunny sarcastic quip where people intentionally use the words that were just nominated for retiring.

It was cute the first time or two but nothing more than spam after that. No offense to anyone who may have made the kind of post I just described but it's redundant to the point of annoyance now.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Zook on June 19, 2011, 10:34:24 PM
Your face is redundant to the point of annoyance now.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Portrucci on June 19, 2011, 10:39:34 PM
(https://i.imgur.com/SlrGF.png)
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Zook on June 19, 2011, 10:41:02 PM
Your face is.... :(
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Phantasmatron on June 20, 2011, 12:21:15 AM
'Your face is...' as a comeback is witless and irritating. perhaps a pet-peeve, but I'm sure there are others who will agree

I use "your face" and "your mom" as comebacks all the time, but only when I know the resulting comeback will be highly inappropriate, so I can act like I suddenly realized it halfway through and backpedal badly to great comedic effect.

It's dumb, but it gets a laugh at work and tends to keep people in a decent mood.  I find that your face and your mom suit my purposes perfe--OH GOD THAT SOUNDS WRONG.  I DIDN'T MEAN IT, I SWEAR.
Title: Re: Words you'd like to see retired
Post by: Implode on June 20, 2011, 12:28:00 AM
I think butthurt firstly/mainly implies you were "kicked in the arse", figuratively, not raped there.

How so?

I always thought it was kind of equivalent to saying a person has a "stick up their ass" or something similar. That's used to imply that a person is complaining about something or being offended because he is in a bad mood or just overly sensitive. It's meant to belittle any animosity one has towards a subject.

Also kind of similar to "haters gonna hate".