ShadowOfSkills

HP 'Verse Lingo

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  2. "Ace" - n. colloq. mil. flying infantry with ten or more kills on other flying infantry in air combat.
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  4. "Alpha Charlie" - acr. coarse. colloq. mil. ass chewer, ass chewing
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  6. "Ammo tree" - n. mil. slang. an imaginary tree which grows from spent brass and ammo links.
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  8. "Ape" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for humans, implying humans haven't evolved much.
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  10. "Archie" - n. mil. slang. flak guns
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  12. "Armstrong" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for giants.
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  14. "Big Voice" - n. mil. slang. military base loudspeaker.
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  16. "Bitching Betty" - n. coarse. colloq. mil. an automated voice system.
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  18. "Black on ___" - mil. slang. the listed resource is gone.
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  20. "Bleeder" - n. derog. vulgar. a human, a witch, or an unaugmented person. Implies extreme weakness in the person addressed.
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  22. "Blinkenlights" - n. colloq. unidentified electronics. "It's all blinkenlights to me" means "I don't know what any of this does."
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  24. "BOHICA" - acr. coarse. mil. slang. bend over here it comes again.
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  26. "Carn" - n. abbr. slang. someone who kills people for their cyberware or wetware, esp. to sell for profit. Short for "carnivore".
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  28. "Chaf" - n. slang. an extremely annoying person.
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  30. "Charlie Foxtrot" - acr. coarse. colloq. mil. clusterfuck.
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  32. "Chrome" - v. n. slang. cybernetics, cyberware. Someone "getting chrome" is getting cybernetic augmentation sugery.
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  34. "CCIM" - acr. comp. chair-to-computer interface malfunction.
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  36. "Clank" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for robots, androids, and AIs.
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  38. "Claybrain" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for golems.
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  40. "Comics" - n. mil. slang. maps; considered to be insulting the usefulness of any map described by this term.
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  42. "Coming up bones" - v. slang. going badly. Refers back to an old practice of divining the future by throwing bones and seeing how they land.
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  44. "Cyberware" - n. cybernetic hardware.
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  46. "Death by presentation" - mil. slang. an extremely long, boring, or tedious presentation.
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  48. "Deba" - n. colloq. (Japanese) a rude, uncouth person. Means "knife".
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  50. "Devil" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur against demons in general. (Use of the term regarding "devil sigil" in spells is okay, the term "devilry" is generally fine, depending on usage, but actually calling someone a "devil" or "devil-lover" is not.)
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  52. "Devil-lover" - n. derog. vulgar. Hell sympathizer. See "devil" above.
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  54. "DMLON" - acr. comp. drooling moron loose on network.
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  56. "Doku" - n. slang. (Japanese) a toxic person or toxic relationship, or bad influence, esp. if abusive. Means "poison".
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  58. "Dupe" - v. n. abbr. slang. duplicate; also, a stupid person.
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  60. "ESO" - acr. comp. equipment superior to operator.
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  62. "Fang" - v. slang. calling out, insulting, or disparaging.
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  64. "FIGMO" - acr. coarse. mil. slang. fuck it, got my orders.
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  66. "Foxtrot Uniform" - acr. mil. vulgar. fuck you.
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  68. "FUBAR" - acr. coarse. mil. slang. fucked up beyond all recognition.
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  70. "Geardo" - n. mil. slang. an insult for someone who spends too much money and/or time on equipment, regardless of need.
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  72. "GFY" - acr. mil. slang. vulgar. go fuck yourself.
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  74. "GOFO" - acrn. coarse. mil. slang. grasp of the fucking obvious.
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  76. "Greenie" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for goblins.
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  78. "Half useless" - n. derog. vulgar. a witch, or a half-human hybrid, such as a cambion.
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  80. "Hume" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for humans.
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  82. "Icebox" - n. euph. slang. the morgue. To "send someone to the icebox" is to kill them.
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  84. "ID-10-T" - n. comp. an idiot.
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  86. "IDGAF" - acr. mil. slang. vulgar. I don't give a fuck.
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  88. "Jane" - n. colloq. friend, buddy, pal.
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  90. "Jinzo" - n. colloq. (Japanese) a wholly artificial being, such as robots, androids, golems, and heavily genetically engineered beings. Means "artificial".
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  92. "Kajin" - n. colloq. (Japanese) a crush or girlfriend. Means "beautiful woman".
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  94. "Kid devil" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur against imps.
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  96. "Knight" - n. spec ops, esp. ones designed to storm enemy trenches.
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  98. "Luddite" - n. coarse. slang. someone who doesn't understand modern technology, esp. someone old or perceived to be old.
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  100. "Magitech" - adj. n. magic-based technology.
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  102. "Masticate" - v. slang. when a corporate entity forces employees to work extra hard for no extra pay, to complete something in an unreasonably short time, the people responsible for that are "masticating". The term is multiple plays on words at once - the people being worked are undergoing "crunch", while "masticate" literally means "chewing", while also rhyming with "masturbate", something else which would likewise imply improper behavior on part of those in charge if it were done during work hours. In socialist nations which lack corporations, this is usually used referring to foreign corporations.
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  104. "Meat" - n. slang. bioengineered augments, wetware. Someone "getting new meat" is getting bioengineered augmentation sugery.
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  106. "Meatspace" - n. the physical world, as opposed to cyberspace.
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  108. "Meat wagon" - n. slang. ambulance or other emergency medical vehicle.
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  110. "Missile magnet" - n. mil. slang. a vehicle (any vehicle) in a combat situation.
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  112. "Moog" - n. vulgar. an avaricious person.
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  114. "Munoyaku" - adj. (Japanese) organic, non-cultured, non-pesticide, non-GMO foodstuff. Not legally available in Hell; in nations where it is available, it is only available to the ultrawealthy as a delicacy. Means "organic, non-chemical".
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  116. "Necro" - adj. n. slang. really, really bad and terrifying. ALso, a necromancer, esp. one with animate dead or create undead powers.
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  118. "Nibui deba" - n. colloq. (Japanese) someone trying very hard to be rude as part of their imagine, underming this image through their effort; a tryhard. Means "dull knife".
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  120. "Nolander" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for empusae, in reference to their nomadic culture.
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  122. "Oh dark stupid" - mil. slang. time of day when most military personnel have to wake up.
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  124. "Old model" - adj. slang. outdated, backwards, overly traditional.
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  126. "Oxygen thief" - n. coarse. colloq. a useless person, or someone who talks too much.
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  128. "PEBKAC" - acr. comp. problem exists between keyboard and chair.
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  130. "Pip" - v. slang. to send (a message, a link, an image, a video, etc.) through a mindlink system network or mindlink-derivative system network such as Earthnet.
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  132. "Psion" - n. colloq. someone with psionic abilities.
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  134. "Psychotronics" - n. psionic-based electronics.
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  136. "Rainbow" - n. mil. slang. a recruit going through basic training.
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  138. "Rigger" - n. colloq. an alchemist.
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  140. "RUD" - acr. euph. mil. slang. rapid unscheduled disassembly; it exploded unexpectedly.
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  142. "Scalechest" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for dragonnes.
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  144. "SFUS" - acr. coase. mil. slang. some fucked up shit.
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  146. "Slutshifter" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for changelings.
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  148. "Shokupan" - adj. n. (Japanese) boring, plain, bland, unremarkable, esp. a person. Means "bread".
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  150. "SNAFU" - acr. coarse. mil. slang. situation normal, all fucked up.
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  152. "SOL" - acr. coarse. mil. slang. shit out of luck.
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  154. "Soup sandwich" - n. colloq. mil. something that has gone horribly wrong.
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  156. "Splat" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for humans.
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  158. "Spoop" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for ghosts, phantoms, and other spirits.
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  160. "Stunter" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for dwarrow.
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  162. "Supe" - n. abbr. colloq. a person sporting wetware. Short for "super".
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  164. "SUSFU" - acr. coarse. mil. slang. situation unchanged: still fucked up.
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  166. "TARFU" - acr. coarse. mil. slang. totally and royally fucked up.
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  168. "Telecom" - abbr. telecommunications.
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  170. "Treefucker" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur against nymphs in general, but esp. dryads.
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  172. "Tsurara" - adj. n. slang. (Japanese) cool, neat, coolness. Means "ice".
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  174. "Twinkle" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for fairies.
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  176. "UBNC" - acr. comp. user's brain not connected.
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  178. "UIAFM" - acr. comp. vulgar. user is a fucking moron.
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  180. "Ugu" - adj. slang. (Japanese) stupid or ignorant. Means "ignorant".
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  182. "VINO" - acr. mil. slang. voluntary in name only.
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  184. "Volthorn" - n. derog. vulgar. a slur for gremlins.
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  186. "Voluntold" - v. mil. slang. have been given an assignment which is voluntary in name only.
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  188. "Vult" - n. slang. someone who scavenges cyberware and/or wetware from corpses, esp. to sell for profit. Short for "vulture".
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  190. "Wetware" - n. bioengineered hardware, biological augments.
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  192. "Wiz" - n. abbr. slang. an expert, a real smart person. Short for "wizard".
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  194. "Zig" - n. colloq. credits, money.
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