Synonym to the word snap, however different in that it's not used in the hip-hop culture. It can be used to describe 1. surprise 2. dismay 3. happiness.
First appearance: 1997, invented by two suburban elementary students: Jesse and Shawn.
1. Oh shnikes, you scared me!
2. Oh shnikes, I bombed that test.
3. Oh shnikes, I found $50!
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