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Old 5th November 2006, 06:25 PM   #41
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a while back, from Sentinel: Testemoney

nice definition by Stellafane:

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Old 6th November 2006, 02:01 AM   #42
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Hee hee

We should bundle all these entries, and publish a real dictionary. We should use these words whenever we debate troofers.
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Old 6th November 2006, 02:07 AM   #43
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I'm sure someone can come up with a good definition of what the CTist would call a "troll"
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Kook-a-like - Concluding one event is exactly the same as another event that looks-a-like
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Old 6th November 2006, 07:59 AM   #45
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JAQing off - 1. the act of spouting accusations while cowardly hiding behind the claim of "just asking questions". 2. asking questions and ignoring the answers.
"He said he was going to present evidence, but instead he was just JAQing off."

Disasterbate - Convincing oneself that a major event is actually a government conspiracy. Usually involves ignoring evidence, quote mining, and watching internet conspiracy movies.
"After he heard about the explosion, he couldn't wait to get home and disasterbate.

Mutual Disasterbation - When one conspiracy theorist uses another conspiracy theorist to validate his own crazy speculations.
"The Loose Change forums are a den of mutual disasterbation"

Keeblergonomics - a little known branch of science based on make-believe, tree-dwelling, cookie-making elves (see also: elfisics)
"The towers should have toppled like a tree based on these keeblergonomical calculations."

Bermass - a loud-mouthed conspiracy theorist.
"When all he did was yell 'liar liar' over and over, I knew the guy was a bermass"
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Old 6th November 2006, 01:04 PM   #46
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evirense (n.) - Proof of a conspiracy claim that traces back to a conspiracy website that freely admits it has no editorial standards whatsoever.
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Old 6th November 2006, 05:05 PM   #47
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We should bundle all these entries, and publish a real dictionary. We should use these words whenever we debate troofers.
I agree. Some of these words do a brilliant job of summing up the flaws in the troofer's argument. Maybe we could make a master list, and link to it whenever we want to use a word from it?
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Old 7th November 2006, 12:38 AM   #48
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stoot down order - Order given by either POTUS or VPOTUS to stand down at and shoot down United 93
woo did it - Accusing someone of a crime without factual evidence
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Damn, I love this thread. Perhaps we should make it a sticky. I agree about using these words wherever possible.

One I thought of a while ago and have used elsewhere:

evidense (n) : 1. misinterpreted data. e.g. photos of steel beams cut during the clean-up said to be evidence of umplosions (q.v.) such as *therm*te ; 2. coinvidence(s) (q.v.), ahumption(s) (q.v.).
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dodgic (n) : thought process and reasoning used by twoofers. Involves attempting to change the subject when faced with facts that destroy their assertions (usually by starting a new discussion, or posting heaps of links or pasting complete articles of ahumptions irrelevant to the matter at hand). Also involves the Oddus Operandi of the 'Truth Movement":

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Take your message to the 'net
Remain steadfast in your conclusions, even in the face of evidence to the contrary
Under no circumstances make a concrete claim
Tell them you are, "Just asking questions"
Hope they don't notice your logical fallacies
Make sure you post lots of pictures
Overlook any evidence that doesn't support your hypothesis
Veil your lack of comprehension by link dumping threads
Evade calls to show your work, for you know you haven't done it
Meddle with quotes so they say what you need
Equate your opponents with shills and mouthpieces
Never admit that you might be wrong
Tell everyone you know, even if they're not interested.
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woo did it - Accusing someone of a crime without factual evidence
May I suggest a variant of this?

woodunit (n.) - a narrative dealing with a well-understood murder or series of murders, in which conspiracy theorists attempt to determine what shadowy global-domination group was really behind it all. Rhymes with "whodunit."

Another one I came up with:

thermaphrodite (n.) - A high-temperature incendiary compound that contains elements of both thermite and thermite, and constantly changes between the two.
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Old 7th November 2006, 10:22 PM   #53
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victim - a person alternately pitied or accused of being deeply involved in a conspiracy to murder thousands depending on context, audience, and time elapsed since last dose of medication; see also firefighter
It's really sad how true this actually is.
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poll it (v.) - The act of using incendiary language to blow up an opinion poll such that the 9/11 Truth movement appears to be at least 50 times larger than it actually is.

bollyn
(v.) - The act of noticing a strange car outside your house, assuming it's FBI, calling the police, having the people in the car tell you're they're just undercover local cops, not believing them, threatening them, telling them you're going into the house to get a weapon, getting arrested, losing your job, and then blaming it all on the Jews. Usage Note: Because of the low likelihood of anyone actually being stupid enough to do all these things, the word may be used in a looser sense to describe any attempt to blame a personal misfortune on some shadowy world-domination entity, when it was really your own stupid fault. "Example: All the 9/11 Denier candidates for Congress lost, so they'll probably try to bollyn the results off on Diebold."

medict (n.) - Pronounced ME-dict. Any press release written about yourself in the third person, and uploaded to unselective conspiracy websites in hopes of convincing the world of your obvious greatness, often at the expense of your rivals. Example: "When Chris Bollyn bollyned himself, he wrote a lot of medicts about it."

I'm not thrilled with "medict", so if anyone can come up with a better word for that concept, feel free to suggest it. "Smugshot" would be perfect, but that would seem to describe a picture, not an article. I couldn't think of a word for arrogance that portmanteaus nicely with "press release." "Mess release" and "press me-lease" don't get there. Bonus points if you can work in the "happy ending in a massage parlor" meaning of "release."

I hope this will open a new avenue of discussion on this thread. If you can think of a 9/11 Denial or general CT concept that needs describing, but not a word for it, post the concept and we'll all take a whack at it.

Incidentally, all the suggestions on this thread have been awesome. I particularly loved Disinfo Argent, necescalation, dodgic, mypothesis, coinvidence, and my personal favorite: disasterbate. That word is such a perfect description of the Troofers.

Also, I want to address a pronounciation issue from an earlier entry:

pretire (v.) To be forced to retire early for making idiotic and embarassing claims, and then pretend it was voluntary. May be pronounced PRE-tire or pruh-TIRE, depending on whether you wish to emphasize the pre- suffix, or make the word sound like "pretend." Example: "Steven Jones pretired."

The previous pronounciation limited the word to the "pretend" meaning. But dangit, I work hard on these words, and I will not have any potential subtext go unexplored.
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Hehehe, even more good ones, Triterope. Your hard work does not go unnoticed or unappreciated.

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I hope this will open a new avenue of discussion on this thread. If you can think of a 9/11 Denial or general CT concept that needs describing, but not a word for it, post the concept and we'll all take a whack at it.
I've been thinking we need a word for when CTists (and woos in general), when faced with facts disproving their assertions reply by posting a whole heap of links about their theory in general, without directly contradicting the rebuttal. I've seen people refer to it as 'the overwhelm the opposition with links (and text) phase', but one verb/noun would be very handy. I've toyed with 'virtual bombardment' but that doesn't allude to the logical fallaciousness of the act. 'Virtual bombardment of dodgic' is a bit wordy I think.

'Shock and aw' might apply if they did that and also whinged about being called on to debunk their debunkers, but I'm also looking for a word for posting links in lieu of a rebuttal.
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Stupironic – any dumb statement made to change the subject when faced with problems during your current truth movement argument

After having a problem selling your no plane theory at the pentagon you say the following stupironic , "We should focus on the irrefutable evidence like the demolition of WTC7, the free-fall speed of the towers, Norad, PNAC etc., in other words, things that are WELL documented"
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We need a word for when CTists (and woos in general), when faced with facts disproving their assertions reply by posting a whole heap of links about their theory in general, without directly contradicting the rebuttal.
I've been thinking about this one too. I was thinking something along the lines of "rerun," with subtext woven in. The best I was able to come up with are enbore (rhymes with "encore") and re-bleat. But those both fall well short of the mark, as these embody only repetitiveness, and not the other aspects of the action.

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I've seen people refer to it as 'the overwhelm the opposition with links (and text) phase', but one verb/noun would be very handy. I've toyed with 'virtual bombardment' but that doesn't allude to the logical fallaciousness of the act. 'Virtual bombardment of dodgic' is a bit wordy I think.
We need a word that embodies massiveness, avoidance, repetitiveness, stupidity, and relying on links to questionable websites. Something like linkvalanche would on the right track. Or maybe something based on the name of some ineffective military tactic? I want to say Maginot Line, but that doesn't quite fit here.

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'Shock and aw' might apply if they did that and also whinged about being called on to debunk their debunkers, but I'm also looking for a word for posting links in lieu of a rebuttal.
I like the 'shock and aw' idea. We definitely need to use that phrase for something. How about:

Clock and Awe - the act of badly mistiming the collapse of the WTC towers, claiming the erroneous time proves your own theory, and then gaining an overwhelming feeling of admiration for your own brilliance.

A little contrived, but in the ballpark. Feel free to improve on this.
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I like the way you think. 'Clock and Awe' is definitely handy.

I've been thinking under-the-carpet bombing might do for posting heaps of links in avoidance of proving a factual rebuttal.

But there's a military term that uses the word 'firepower' I think, that evades me that might be used for our purposes. Something to do with, as you said, massiveness and also inappropriateness.
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I like the way you think. 'Clock and Awe' is definitely handy.
You want to call that official, then? I think we can make it a little better, or maybe use the 'shock and awe' meme for something stronger. Wow, I feel like we're at the Man Law table.

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I've been thinking under-the-carpet bombing might do for posting heaps of links in avoidance of proving a factual rebuttal.
That's pretty good, but I think we can push it over the top. Another term for this is "saturation bombing." "Saturation" lends itself to a lot more portmanteaus than "carpet." I can't think of anything at the moment but I'll work on it.

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But there's a military term that uses the word 'firepower' I think, that evades me that might be used for our purposes. Something to do with, as you said, massiveness and also inappropriateness.
"Overkill"?
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"Overkill"? Hmmm, maybe.

Over(-the-top-)kill with inferior firepower?
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Much too wordy, but this came to mind:

Firing 2 million camels' butts to avoid your argument looking like an empty tent.
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Many of this are absolute classics!

If I might propose a few of my own:

Plane crazy: Unable to appreciate that a fully-loaded airliner crashing into a building might do considerable damage.
Trolled demolition:Activity carried out by faceless minions who seek to dispose of sensible arguments by endless nonsense.
WTCing is believing: Adage expressing the ability to interpret visual information any number of ways but the sensible one.
Illuminatichoke Kind of mental vegetable that feeds on nebulous concepts of "them".
Mexpert: Kind of layman who suddenly becomes omniscient about any number of disciplines after a gallon and a half of Dos Equis and a burrito.
Slowblind: Unable to realise that very large objects seen from a long way away seem to be moving much slower than they really are.
Alloyal subject: Person who regards as sacred the creed that steel is perfectly rigid until it melts.
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1. Person who never stops to try to visualise the forces acting on a struck building after the initial impact has dissipated (gravity), and the direction in which it acts (downwards).
2. Unable to comprehend the concept of vectors.
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Much too wordy, but this came to mind:

Firing 2 million camels' butts to avoid your argument looking like an empty tent.
Camelighting?
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I thought a little more about mypothesis and I think I should clear it up a little. The evidence supports a given mypothesis and excludes all other mypotheses. Of course, the evidence can be interpreted in different ways to support an infinite number of mypotheses, all mutually exclusive. Then you just sit back and watch the show...
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medict [/b](n.) - Pronounced ME-dict. Any press release written about yourself in the third person, and uploaded to unselective conspiracy websites in hopes of convincing the world of your obvious greatness, often at the expense of your rivals. Example: "When Chris Bollyn bollyned himself, he wrote a lot of medicts about it."

I'm not thrilled with "medict", so if anyone can come up with a better word for that concept, feel free to suggest it.

Melease?

And to add the massage-therapy angle, how about myofarcical melease?
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I've been thinking under-the-carpet bombing might do for posting heaps of links in avoidance of proving a factual rebuttal.
How about under-the-carpet dumbardment. Gotta show that most of the "bombs" are duds.
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How about:

errial dumbardment (n.) - The act of attempting to prove a conspiracy by bombing a forum with hundreds of incorrect, outdated, and contradictory links to conspiracy websites. Pronounciation Note: The "B" is not silent.

Or does that make too many err=air words?

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And to add the massage-therapy angle, how about myofarcical melease?
I like the sound of that. Maybe I'm slow today, but can you explain the origins of "myofarcical"?

Some great ones from Big Al as well. Keep 'em coming, everybody. At some point I'll try to get a master list together.
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confussion - Confusing a person's statement as a confession, ie Larry Silverstein confussed WTC 7 was pulled.
memorme - Stating the reason for exposing the 9/11 'lies' is out of memory of the victims, whilst it actually is for personal benefit.
websigh - When a troofer again points to incriminating evidence on the same old troofers website.

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Nazibrew (näts ee' broo) - a member of a conspiracy which involves an alliance between a secret cabal of Jews and former Nazis
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Those are great, Big Al! I sniggered heaps at 'Alloyal subject'.

Mypothesis is even better now, jhunter. Like the mutually exclusive bit.

RE: myofarcical melease - I know a myocardial infarction is a heart attack, and I know what farcical means, but I'm not familiar with the 'massage' element of the Bollyn saga, so I don't see the connotations either. Hopefully someone will fill in the blanks.

ihaunter - 'under-the-carpet dumbardment' - just what I was looking for! Cheers!

under-the-carpet dumbardment when CTists (and woos in general), when faced with facts disproving their assertions, reply by posting a long list of spurious links about their theory in general, without directly contradicting the fatal flaw facing them.

Triterope - 'errial dumbardment' - classic! More appropriate for initial, link-heavy posts by a CTer in a thread, but still useful.
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Hehehe, even more good ones, Triterope. Your hard work does not go unnoticed or unappreciated.



I've been thinking we need a word for when CTists (and woos in general), when faced with facts disproving their assertions reply by posting a whole heap of links about their theory in general, without directly contradicting the rebuttal. I've seen people refer to it as 'the overwhelm the opposition with links (and text) phase', but one verb/noun would be very handy. I've toyed with 'virtual bombardment' but that doesn't allude to the logical fallaciousness of the act. 'Virtual bombardment of dodgic' is a bit wordy I think.

'Shock and aw' might apply if they did that and also whinged about being called on to debunk their debunkers, but I'm also looking for a word for posting links in lieu of a rebuttal.
They're releasing a 'dodgic bomb'. It's something like a logic bomb (which leads to an inevitable conclusion), only different.
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Old 8th November 2006, 09:08 PM   #74
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NOMAD - Defence Organisation that provides continual air-cover for the Continental United States. Entire squadrons of well-armed fighters randomly criss-cross airspace on the look-out for potential hijacked aircraft which they rapidly shoot down. NOMAD were "stood-down" by the US Government in order to facilitate 9/11.

Often confused with their sister organisation NORAD.

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Hehehe, TjW.

Bell, I especially like confussion and memorme. "LC2E: In memorme of the victims of 9/11."

Typically pithy contributions from delphi and gumboot.
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Originally Posted by orphia nay View Post
Typically pithy contributions from delphi and gumboot.

Pithy?

How dare you sir! How dare you!

* gumboot looks up "pithy"




As you were.

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Originally Posted by gumboot View Post
Pithy?

How dare you sir! How dare you!

* gumboot;2081481 looks up "pithy"



As you were.

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I thought about adding after 'pithy': not in the Marquis de Carabas sense of the word, but I was in a hurry, and if I did, then you wouldn't have learned something.

BTW: "sir"??
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Could someone in here translate the term "Realistice" that some
of the truthmovement use ... and/or it´s meaning?
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It's a drug that CTists take that alters their reality so that they see the twoof.
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Originally Posted by orphia nay View Post
It's a drug that CTists take that alters their reality so that they see the twoof.
It only comes in pills 3" in diameter, contained in a 4' long box.
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