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Does everyone know about Fluther-isms?

Asked by augustlan (47376points) March 3rd, 2009

It occurred to me that we have many new members and several returning members who may have missed the questions that spawned Fluther-isms used regularly. Like pancake and frizzer.

Can anyone think of other Fluther-specific terms or ideas that should be included here?

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Allie's avatar

The cake. The Fluther story. Is Fluther the CIA?

Bluefreedom's avatar

IHOP-ness. Allie got me with this one. Shame on you! :o)

A_Wood's avatar

Oh dear. I’m confused. Are these supposed to be niche internet memes, specific to only Fluther?

TitsMcGhee's avatar

Ahhhh, the cake! I often cajole my friends who are freaking out about relationship stuff with the story about the cake. It does remind me of a question I need to ask, although not quite as odd or amusing… Frizzer is my all time favorite, though.

jrpowell's avatar

Dick punching..

jrpowell's avatar

@A_Wood :: Specific to Fluther.

augustlan's avatar

@A_Wood Yep. Here are some more for your enjoyment:

The Fluther Story

Man, it took me forever to find some of these things! JP, you’re going to have to link to dick-punching (since that one’s all your fault anyway)… I’m all out of steam.

A_Wood's avatar

My lurve for fluther just went up quiet a bit.

Jamspoon's avatar

I was thinking about whether or not a group story question had been done already. Those are a ridiculous amount of fun.

Fluther is the perfect place for it. :D

AstroChuck's avatar

Beaked aliens and the Great Nordic tree penguins.

eponymoushipster's avatar

chickens were also a topic during the last round in the CIA thread. specifically, their relation to pancakes.

aprilsimnel's avatar

Now I know everything! Thanks, @augustlan! :D

TaoSan's avatar

maybe there should be an “Indoctrination Thread” :)

Or Fluther Online-Bootcamp lol

The Frizzer, good one. That was one of the first threads someone pointed me to and I almost ran lol.

Bri_L's avatar

@augustlan – GREAT question. I think it is awesome you took the time to explain these to some of the new flutherites!!!!

augustlan's avatar

Everyone should definitely check out Uber’s link. Nimis pretty much covered all of it!

aprilsimnel's avatar

OK, now I know everything! Thanks, @uberbatman and Nimis!

babiturtle36's avatar

@johnpowell are you still not smoking?

jrpowell's avatar

@babiturtle36 :: I went from over a pack per day to a couple a week. I still smoke if I am hanging out with a smoker. It doesn’t feel like someone is sitting on my chest then I try to sleep anymore.

But, I tried. The social aspect is really a hard habit to break. I don’t buy them anymore.

babiturtle36's avatar

thats great….. good job :)

Bri_L's avatar

@johnpowell – the cut back you described it HUGE!!! Great job!!!

fireside's avatar

I hadn’t seen some of these. this is great!

@johnpowell – that’s the best way to do it. eventually you will just stop wanting them. I remember the day I realized that people were smoking around me and I hadn’t even thought to ask for one. that’s when i knew i had quit.

breedmitch's avatar

Oh, and maybe the newer members might enjoy the podcasts
another one
and this one

Aren’t we due for another soon? How bout a podcast from SXSW?

VS's avatar

thanks for enlightening a newbie. I wanna know about the cake guy! The rest made me laugh, but the cake guy is an enigma!

eponymoushipster's avatar

@VS they’re talking about me. i’m a beefcake.

VS's avatar

Maybe so, eponymous, but the cake story I was asking about was mdy’s man who kept sending her cake. I’m a newbie, but I didn’t fall of that turnip truck last night!!

tiffyandthewall's avatar

there seems to be a lot of zombie lurve among the jellies too, especially lately.

i think it’s necessary for all new-comers to be aware of this strong support system of the living dead.

zenele's avatar

I think it’s time Astrochuck is used as a verb. Like Google.


Astrochuck: verb (used with object)

From Flutherisms, circa 2010

Famous for his witty one-liners, Astrochuck – Member since: January 26th, 2008
Questions asked: 344 Responses written:11788 (as of 4 July 2010) has recently entered the Fluther lexicon and possibly the English language in the future, as a verb.

To Astrochuck: To answer a fluther question (usually at the beginning – for maximum lurve) with a swift, witty, one-liner.

Dude – why’d you write all those words in my question? You know I get dizzy after three lines. Next time just Astrochuck it – will ya?!

dpworkin's avatar

How babbys are formed.

mattbrowne's avatar

Negative lurve as a result of temporal anomalies in localized space-time distortions and weak symmetrical subspace graviton fields.

El_Cadejo's avatar

@dpworkin thats a yahoo! answers thing….

dpworkin's avatar

It’s here, too.

zenele's avatar

Yeah – it’s our babby now.

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