Tig is the Northern English version of the children's game tag. In its simplest form it involves chasing after people a 'tigging' them - touching them - so that they either have to stand still, or they become the chaser. Inevitably, there are many permutations of this game.
'Tig, you're it!'
'He tigged you so you have to stay still now.'
'Let's play tiggy.'
A made-up game invented by some of the cast members of Lord of the Rings.
Discussed during the audio commentary on the FOTR extended edition DVD.
Shatters the credibility of the world for actor Elijah Wood.
ELIJAH: Speaking of game-making, what was the name of the fake game that y'all tried to get me into?more...
BILLY, DOM, SEAN: Oh, Tig! Tag? Tig! Tig! *laughter*
ELIJAH: Oh my God...
BILLY: Tig was when we were filming Weathertop, and myself and Dom just started tigging each other, you know just touching each other, going "Tig! Tig!" Just for like, no reason. And then, Sean came over, and he started doing it as well. And then we'd say, "Tigtig, tigtag" like, for no reason. And then Elijah came over and said, "What are you guys doing?" We said, "Oh, we're playing a game called Tig." He says, "Well how do you play?" And we spent like the next two hours making up rules...
ELIJAH: And trying to teach me, and of course, I was getting everything wrong...
SEAN: He couldn't follow the game, and the three of us were forever frustrated that he wasn't following these new rules that we continued to make up...
DOM: So we, the three of us, were constantly getting it right, and every time Elijah tried a new way of tigging, we'd say, "No, Elijah, you can't tig on a tog, you can't tag on a tig, you have to do an elephant impression if you're gonna tig Billy... If Billy's gonna tig you back, you have to get on your knees and take your trousers down...
BILLY: How many times, Elijah, you can't double-tig a tag! *laughter*
DOM: And for like three weeks, he was saying how much he enjoyed playing Tig
SEAN: And he wanted to get the rule book!
BILLY: And remember we ...
1) A group of five intensely attractive girls. Easily the prettiest, funniest, most popular girls in the room.
2) The group of girls that everyone is jealous of in high school.
3) A friendship that lasts through college, despite the fact that separations may occur.
4) To a TIG girl, your bridesmaids.
1) The TIG is so cool, I wish they would allow a sixth member.
2)We're close, but we're not TIG close.
acronym: The Internet Girlfriend - used as a title and substitute name for girlfriends met and primarily talked to on the internet. primarilly used by parties outside the relationship.
"hey Chris, how are things going with Tig?"
Short name for a woman with large breasts, or tig old bitties. May also stand for The It Girl.
Check it out...TIG coming at your 3 o'clock.
Tungsten Inert Gas
a welding process
also known as
i tig welded stainless tubing
A cross between a tiger and a pig
Thati new guy sure runs hot and cold, what a tig.
Another word for cigarette
Let me get a tig playerrrr