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The practice of answering every question you are asked with a repetitive question or statement, whether it makes sense to or not.

It is practiced widely in the stoner world and has it's roots with Tommy Chong from the Cheech and Chong movies and from his time on That 70's Show.

This is based on the basic belief that Socrates is the father of modern thought and that his philosophic teachings were based upon answering a student's question with a probing question in order to get the student to realize their own answer.

Only in this case it serves as a comedic outlet while you are impaired by pot or alcohol.
Tommy Chong is a Socratic Method-Actor since he can answer any question with the same question and make it funny.

Me: What are you doing here?
Tommy Chong: What are YOU doing here?

Me: Why are you smiling?
Tommy Chong: Why are YOU smiling?

Me: Are you stoned?
Tommy Chong: Are YOU stoned?

Me: What are you doing in Mexico?
Tommy Chong: What are YOU doing in Mexico?
by shailoche July 16, 2009
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Irradiated gas utilized in military instruments and timepieces for the sole purpose of lighting dials or numbers during times of complete darkness.

This gas emits enough light for easy reading of a timepiece in compete darkness and will last for 25 or more years.
I have a Marathon T-SAR watch that uses tritium gas to light the numbers so that I can see them in the dark.
by shailoche August 13, 2009
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Vietnam-Era Military Verb: To march, walk, hike, or otherwise engage in long distance traveling by foot for the purposes of waging war, moving materials, or bringing the fight to the enemy.

To hump means simply to walk during combat conditions.
We had to hump 8 klicks before sundown and then dig a fox hole before eating chow for the night.
by shailoche August 12, 2009
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