15 definitions by FeO2

A state of extreme disorientation caused by an excessive number of choices or stimuli. Coined by Pete Abrams in the early years of the webcomic, Sluggy Freelance; specifically in reference to the character, Kiki, and her tendency to enter a catatonic state when faced with a large number of 'shiny' things.
When we went to the arcade Mike had a major case of ferret shock; we ended up having to drop him off at the book store.
by FeO2 April 21, 2011
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The state of projecting unwarranted arrogance and false superiority
It's a busy Saturday afternoon, and that self-impressed wanker just parked his oh-so-important car across two parking spaces.
by FeO2 October 11, 2012
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An area to the north of Wiarton, Ontario, on the Bruce Peninsula, renowned for rednecks and peculiar behaviour.
by FeO2 July 10, 2010
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“In writing, you must kill your darlings.” --William Faulkner

This literary advice refers to the dangers of an author using personal favorite elements. While these may hold special meaning for the author, they can cause readers to roll their eyes for reasons such as:

-Purple prose
-Egregious overuse of a word or phrase
Did he seriously just use the word "egregious" up there? Dude, kill your darlings.
by FeO2 May 7, 2012
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An abbreviation of "troglodyte," which means "one who lives under a rock." Originally referring to individuals of low wit and hostile chauvinistic values, the term has more recently come to be ironically abused by racists and sexists. Also used as a racist term for orcs and trolls in the shared universe setting of Shadowrun - possibly the basis of the redefinition of this word.
The word "trog" is primarily used by trogs, but they don't know that.
by FeO2 March 23, 2010
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A fantasy/sci-fi cliche, wherein the defeat of a given villain triggers the catastrophic destruction of its immediate environment, ie: the dungeon collapses, the planet explodes, the spacecraft implodes into the 37th dimension, etc.
Game Master: "The giant falls dead, but just as you think you're safe you feel the floor of the cavern begin to shake and rumble ominously."

Player: "Aw crap, he's a load bearing monster! Loot the body and run!"
by FeO2 February 3, 2009
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An albino groundhog who lived in Wiarton, Ontario, famed for prognosticating the end of winter on Groundhog Day. Found in an advanced state of decomposition in February of 1999, Wiarton Willie was was given a grand funeral wherein a plush toy stood in for his body. A replacement (Wee Willie) was later sought out, and a limited edition Beanie Baby was released. A statue of Willie, situated in a harbourside park in Wiarton, is said to look like an erect penis from the harbour. The entire history of Wiarton Willie is doused in oddity and shenanigans.
I went down to the harbour to see that statue of Wiarton Willie; yeah, I see what you're talking about.
by FeO2 July 10, 2010
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