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#2098 - 05/09/00 06:59 PM Coin-a-word  
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Cyberclutter - the garbage that fills up our mailboxes, and usually gets deleted. What a waste of bandwidth!


#2099 - 05/09/00 08:04 PM Re: Coin-a-word  
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Cyberclutter
Love it - just spent ages going through my redundant (but don't tell them) Hotmail Account - pages and pages of junk - added all to junk senders etc etc but still expect more (no "I love yous" though - perhaps no-one does)


#2100 - 06/14/00 07:32 PM Re: Cyberclutter  
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I thought this was a word that I had coined, until I entered it in my favourite search engine:

http://www.google.com

I find eleven sites containing the word! I have no connection to any of them!

This leads me to think that the notion of "universal consciousness" is in operation here. Or is it pure coincidence?

Anyone want to comment?


#2101 - 06/14/00 07:54 PM Re: Cyberclutter  
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some concepts are universal, some words inevitable; to wit:
cyberchondriac - (after "hyperchondriac") a user who always thinks there is something wrong with his computer.

cybercrud - 1) the computer equivalent of bureaucratese 2) incomprehensible stuff embedded in e-mail


#2102 - 06/15/00 12:30 PM Re: Cyberclutter  
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So what is the word for an upgrade junkie (I married one).


#2103 - 06/15/00 03:48 PM Re: Coin-a-word  
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>>(no "I love yous" though - perhaps no-one does)<<
Well, Jo, I love you, but if I send that message by e-mail,
you might think I was a virus!
I've thought of two words, though surely someone has used the first one already: cyberphobic, and then:
hyperlative--I have no idea of what that could mean, but I
rather like the sound of it. Tsuwm, any ideas, or are you
going to tell me this is well-used already?
"Upgrade junkie"=a hyper cyber/cypher? If I think of
something better I'll post it. That was pretty lame,I know.




#2104 - 06/15/00 04:58 PM Re: hyperlative  
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>Tsuwm, any ideas, or are you going to tell me this is well-used already?

well, far be it from me to suggest such a thing -- I would only suggest that you try doing a 'google' search for hyperlative (or cyberphobic (or even cyberclutter), for that matter).

http://google.com

#2105 - 06/15/00 07:01 PM Re: hyperlative  
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I was thinking that the latest software could be described in cyberlative terms. Just a little cyberbole (that one has been googled).


#2106 - 06/15/00 07:15 PM Re: googled  
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>>that one has been googled<<

Googled! The first use of URL-as-verb?




#2107 - 06/15/00 07:22 PM Re: googled  
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'googled' gets 35 hits (at google.com). :-D


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