Verb. To Ripley -.
To simply join two or more objects together, typically with duct tape
, so their uses are combined in just one easily managed unit.
Refers to the scene in the Ridley Scott film 'Aliens', where Sigourney Weaver's character, Ellen Ripley, tapes an assault rifle, a flame thrower and a personal data & tracking device together, in preparation for an all-out solo rescue mission.
Common use: Bristol, UK, mid-1990's.
I can never find one or other remote control for my home entertainment devices, so I'm gonna Ripley them all into one block.