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To abruptly and publicly end your association with something, usually a job or relationship. Derives from former JetBlue airline attendant Stephen Slater's flamboyant exit from the industry, when he cursed out a passenger, grabbed two beers from the galley, activated the emergency slide and exited the plane.
If that a-hole Hanrahan makes me redo that report again, I swear to God I'm going to trash this place and take the slide.

Jenny threw a fit and said I had to go with her to that lame-ass Hummel figurines convention in Tulsa again, so I just grabbed my jacket and my toaster oven and took the slide.
by Wuzee August 11, 2010
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