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#133901 - 10/11/04 11:19 AM different vus
jheem Offline
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Registered: 01/06/04
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Loc: California
Déjà vu :- "The illusion of having already experienced something actually being experienced for the first time." AHD

Presque vu :- The psychological experience of having almost seen something. Cf. Catch-22

Jamais vu :- The psychological experience of having seen something never having ever been seen before. (Being on the brink of an epiphany.) Cf. Catch-22




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#133902 - 10/15/04 07:02 PM Re: different vus
Zed Offline
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Registered: 08/27/02
Posts: 2154
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
Apres vu The psychological tactic of waiting for the other guy to admit seeing it first.


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#133903 - 10/16/04 11:02 AM Re: different vus
musick Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 2658
Loc: Chicago
dormir vu

< telephone rings - 4:11am>

<answer> "He- (ahem)- Hello?!"
<caller> "Did I wake you?"
<answer> "No, I had to get up to answer the phone!


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#133904 - 10/16/04 12:02 PM Re: different vus
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont
dormir vu

thank you, brother John, brother John...

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#133905 - 10/16/04 05:59 PM Re: different vus
Wordwind Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 6296
Loc: Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
pointa vu

Seeing the quarry before the dog does.


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#133906 - 10/17/04 01:07 PM Re: different vus
musick Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 2658
Loc: Chicago
Gourmet vu - Having eyes bigger than your taste buds.


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