A term railroad employees use to describe a railroad enthusiast / railfan and the railfan community at large. Most often used disparagingly.
(Engineer to conductor aboard a freight train)
"Man, we got some foamers ahead taking pictures...they need to just get a life and find something to do besides hang around the tracks all day."
Orignally used to describe railbuffs, it now describes anyone who gets excited about something so much that they start foaming at the mouth.
Those geeks that play magic the gathering are foamers. They get so excited over one card that they start foaming at the mouth.
The type of n00b
who would use derogatory rail slang like SCAXliner
or Amtrash, complains about the tuning of train horns, tends to endanger his or other's lives for a good photo, and angers railroad crews through his actions.
Also tends to spam youtube
haters' channels, and tend to harrangue people via internet, cell phone, etc.
J: OHMYGAWSH AWESOME K5LA
ON THIS TRAIN!
G: Dude calm down, don't be such a foamer.
J: OHMAIGAWD SHAVE AND A HAIRCUT
*cuts in front of parked train*
MUST HAEV GUD GOING AWAY SHOT!!!!1111
Used by professionals in the theme-park industry to describe hard-core fans of theme parks, amusement parks, and attractions.
As a fan base, they get so excited about something that they start foaming at the mouth.
Those foamers over at the MousePlanet discussion boards are freaking out about the latest Epcot rumors.
Derrogatory term used by surfers to describe bodyboarders, in reference to the fact that body boards are constructed of foam.
Beat it, foamer. Surfers only.
an alcoholic drink- primarily beer
pass me another foamer
A person who either:
A. Calls someone a Foamer, for simply disagreeing with them.
B. Cares enough about the fact that someone might think they are a foamer that they would make an exclamation that they are not a foamer
or C. Purposely acts in a certain way for the purpose of not being considered a foamer.
The Foamer actively avoided any actions which could portray him as a foamer.