CURRENT SLANG [spoilers for DJ! round category 9/20/22]

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How did you do with the CURRENT SLANG category from the DJ! round on 9/20/22?

Poll runs till Wed Oct 25, 2023 6:30 pm

$400: This 7-letter adjective means both dehydrated & too eager for approval
32
58%
$800: The name of this Italian fashion house means stylish or all is well
32
58%
$1200: A drama queen might be described with this 3-letter word, also a music genre
14
25%
$1600: It sounds like it means "stolen", but this 8-letter compliment means your style is fierce
6
11%
$2000: "Y" is for this 4-letter word, which can mean "to throw" or be an interjection of joy
28
51%
5/5 to run the category
4
7%
4/5
6
11%
3/5
11
20%
2/5
10
18%
1/5
15
27%
0/5 to be skunked by the category
5
9%
I had an incorrect response for at least one of the clues.
12
22%
I had no guesses for any of the clues.
3
5%
I have spoken at least one of the correct responses for its current slang usage.
24
44%
I have never spoken any of the correct responses for its current slang usage.
26
47%
I have heard at least one of the correct responses for its current slang usage.
41
75%
I have never heard any of the correct responses for its current slang usage.
8
15%
If a category has to be repeated this season I would prefer CURRENT SLANG over TEXTING ABBREV.
18
33%
If a category has to be repeated this season I would prefer TEXTING ABBREV. over CURRENT SLANG.
29
53%
 
Total votes: 55

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CURRENT SLANG [spoilers for DJ! round category 9/20/22]

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$400: This 7-letter adjective means both dehydrated & too eager for approval
$800: The name of this Italian fashion house means stylish or all is well
$1200: A drama queen might be described with this 3-letter word, also a music genre
$1600: It sounds like it means "stolen", but this 8-letter compliment means your style is fierce
$2000: "Y" is for this 4-letter word, which can mean "to throw" or be an interjection of joy

Correct responses in spoiler box:
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thirsty
Gucci
emo
snatched
yeet
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Post by MarkBarrett »

:( :mrgreen: :( :( :(

Only got the $800 clue though I should have had $400 since Kelly/Ryan and TMZ guys like to use the term. No chance on the bottom three.

$1200 is more crosswordese for the music genre than any other meaning for me.
$1600 & $2000 do not seem familiar to me in any fashion.

Voting for TEXTING as preference only because I got 4/5 in the most recent appearance.
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I checked the "I have heard..." box only because of YouTube. I haven't heard anyone IRL use these terms.
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We welcome "yeet" to the J-Canon as a response.

(Photos from my personal file of yeet and dabbing memes.)
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only one I got was "yeet"
took a swing at the third one with "rap"
and I thought the Texting category was bad :roll:
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This video contains three of the correct responses in that category:
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Got the first three, never heard of the others. Have used thirsty, but that’s it.
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Post by LucarioSnooperVixey »

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Born in 1998. This is purely osmosis. Do not use any of these, never will. I am not a cool guy at all.
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Only knew yeet. I hate yeet.
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All of these terms are stupid.
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:mrgreen: :| :| :| :|

Never used any of them as defined, either in text or speech.
(*I'm sure I've used emo, but in the older goth definition, not for a drama queen)

Very familiar with thirsty, and moderately familiar with yeet. Might have gotten yeet given an hour. Other three are hard nos.

I'll take texting abbrevs if forced to choose...
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Category is bussin'. No cap.
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Not necessarily current, but the 9/21 NYT crossword has:

41A (4): "No ____, Bob!"

Correct fill:
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PROB
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I found emo the simplest mostly because 3-letter word narrows it down so much.

Scrabble and crosswords help a ton on these clue types.
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The slang meaning of thirsty was rather bowdlerized.
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I don't think emo belonged at all, that is not a new usage, it's the same meaning as the music genre that's been around over 20 years. Emo=emotional.
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4/5 with a clam, for $4,800. 3-letter music genre had me stuck on ska with nowhere else to go. I credit Vine and my friend on Black Twitter for my success.
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The $1,600 was the only one I didn't know. "Fetching" was my incorrect response there.

Working as a dictionary editor gives me more frequent access to slang than a layperson, I suppose.
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nserven wrote: Wed Sep 21, 2022 9:30 am The $1,600 was the only one I didn't know. "Fetching" was my incorrect response there.

Working as a dictionary editor gives me more frequent access to slang than a layperson, I suppose.
Stop trying to make fetch happen!
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Volante wrote: Wed Sep 21, 2022 9:49 am Stop trying to make fetch happen!
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