Skip to comments.Freeper Lingo Thread (the history and meening of 'Freepisms' including pictures)
Posted on 08/24/2006 9:32:06 AM PDT by batterEdited on 08/24/2006 9:51:10 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Every once in a while I see Freeper lingo I don't understand and have to research to figure out the meaning/background.
Today, I thought it would be helpful for newbies (and 'seasoned' Freepers) to have a 'reference' for the lingo specifically related to FR (ie not stuff like LOL etc you can get everywhere else).
My intention is for this thread (and my profile page) to be that reference, in as much as it can be kept reasonably up to date.
I've just started to compile the terms today, so I'm sure there are massive gaps and omissions in the definitions/histories. Please fill them in!
Here's what I have right now:
IBTZ - In Before The Zot - term posted before the troll/disrupter gets booted
Zot - verb, to get kicked off FR in an undignified manner
Mod comment: See Coop's post #52 for correct definition of "Zot"
beeber (beeber like object) - see the thread that started it all: Would like freeper help (apologies to al baby)
stuned - misspelling of stunned - see beeber
hugh - misspelling of huge posted on a thread by an excited freeper.
series - misspelling of serious posted on a thread by an excited freeper.
BIOYAC - Texan freepism - Blow It Out Your A**, Cowboy
shower pictures - from an excited freeper saying they just got out of the shower on a breaking news thread about a possible terror event (it was determined the event was not terror related).
DUmmie (anything DU---) - Democratic Underground troll/disruptor
cowbell pictures - ??
ziggy - ??
spork weasel - ??
al baby's colonoscopy thread was even better...a true "zonk classic".
Can't forget All Your Base Are Belong to Us.
I didn't know there was such a place.
Lots of people ask about the meanings of ping & bump
I think there is a FR lingo site on the homepage. Good to update it though.
Prediction: 400+ responses. 8~)
As in, "That guys a major league Clymer". "Yeah, big time".
This thread bit my sister's moose.
"Bush's Fault"? - self-explanatory.
Don't forget moose and cheese. There, I've contributed two to the predicted 400+ responses...
This is definitely a series study...could yield hugh results!
I thought about that too, but I think it's origins are available all over the 'net and is used by many more people than freepers. If you disagree, I would be willing to reconsider. Let me know your thoughts.
RE: Cowbells. Usually applied to a nonsensical post or a vanity post with insufficient information in it.
Not sure of the FR origin other than "anything sounds better with more cowbells", (a reference to a favorite percussion instrument used in rock music). Alex Van Halen is a big fan of cowbells.
You've left off "looser".
As in, "John Kerry is a big looser."
This should be in "Braking news"!
Add "th" in superscript, in reference to the forged ANG docs.
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