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gh1
02-09-2008, 01:48:47
sort of like a jeopardy thing where someone gives you the question or answer, lol.

for example:

Movement or activity of an organism in response to a stimulus such as light.

kinesis

And like most forum games whoever gets the answer right gets to post the next question:zav:


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added by gh1: OK I'LL START THEN............. and i'm going to reference and quote from "yahoo education"

THREE MEANINGS..

2. A short letter; a note.

it's one word.. if no one can guess it i will give more hints
pssssssssst it's the first word in a forum thread

gymnast525
06-15-2008, 02:09:37
chit:?

Glamourgurl21
06-15-2008, 02:22:16
a key

gh1
06-15-2008, 22:32:00
gymnast- you're right

gymnast525
06-16-2008, 01:24:51
The word _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ itself is often referenced in English-speaking popular culture due to its unusual length of 28 letters and 12 syllables. It is commonly known as the longest word in the English language, excluding coined and technical terms not found in major dictionaries.

gh1
06-16-2008, 01:28:39
Antidisestablishmentarianism

gymnast525
06-16-2008, 01:31:57
wow

gh1
06-16-2008, 01:32:46
A crewed or uncrewed vehicle, used especially in exploring the terrain of a planet and its satellites.

gymnast.. i just copied and pasted the second line into "google" or i use yahoo..

Jones
06-16-2008, 01:33:38
I think you should add in a part about not taking the hints directly from a source, because the answer will come up immediately if you do a Google search with the hint. :S

EDIT: The answer is a Rover.

gymnast525
06-16-2008, 01:34:34
rover

gh1
06-16-2008, 01:35:26
ya but it's up to the poster on how they want to use their question. if they want to make it hard they will find a way, eh

*right rover dover, ,... i mean gymnast

gymnast525
06-16-2008, 01:39:14
either painlessly putting to death or failing to prevent death from natural causes in cases of terminal illness or irreversible coma. The term comes from the Greek expression for "good death." Technological advances in medicine have made it possible to prolong life in patients with no hope of recovery, and the term negative has arisen to classify the practice of withholding or withdrawing extraordinary means (e.g., intravenous feeding, respirators, and artificial kidney machines) to preserve life. Accordingly, the term positive has come to refer to actions that actively cause death. The term passive euthanasia is used when certain common methods of treatment, such as antibiotics, drugs, or surgery, are withheld or a large quantity of needed but ultimately lethal pain medication is supplied. By the end of the 20th cent. passive was said to be a common practice among U.S. hospitals and physicians. With regard to in animals, there are strict rules and guidelines that ensure ethical and disposal.

Much debate has arisen in the United States among physicians, religious leaders, lawyers, and the general public over the question of what constitutes actively causing death and what constitutes merely allowing death to occur naturally. The physician is faced with deciding whether measures used to keep patients alive are extraordinary in individual situations, e.g., whether a respirator or artificial kidney machine should be withdrawn from a terminally ill patient. The Supreme Court's decision in Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Dept. of Health set a precedent for the removal of life-support equipment from terminal cases.

Popular movements have supported the legalization of the living will, a statement written by a mentally alert patient that can be used to express a wish to forgo artificial means to sustain life during terminal illness. In 1977, California became the first to pass a state law to this effect, known as the death-with-dignity statute.

Societies advancing the cause of positive euthanasia were founded in 1935 in England and 1938 in the United States. The Hemlock Society is one controversial group that has pressed for right-to-die legislation on a national level. Positive euthanasia is for the most part illegal in the United States, but physicians may lawfully refuse to prolong life when there is extreme suffering.

In the early 1990s, Dr. Jack Kevorkian, a Michigan physician, gained notoriety by assisting a number of people to commit suicide and became the object of a state law (1992) forbidding such activity. Kevorkian, who had been tried and acquitted repeatedly in the assisted deaths of seriously ill people, was convicted of murder in Michigan in 1999 for an assisted suicide that was shown on national television. Meanwhile, in 1997, the Supreme Court upheld state laws banning assisted suicide. In Oregon in 1994, voters approved physician-assisted suicide for some patients who are terminally ill; the law went into effect in 1997, following a protracted court challenge. In 2001 the Bush administration sought to undermine the law with a directive issued under the federal Controlled Substances Act, but Oregon successfully sued to prohibit the enforcement of it.

Since 1937 assisted suicide has not been illegal in Switzerland as long as the person who assists has no personal motive or gain. In 1993, the Netherlands decriminalized, under a set of restricted conditions, voluntary positive euthanasia (essentially, physician-assisted suicide) for the terminally ill, and in 2002 the country legalized physician-assisted suicide if voluntarily requested by seriously ill patients who face ongoing suffering. Belgium has also legalized (2002) euthanasia for certain patients who have requested it.

Jones
06-16-2008, 02:07:27
Euthanasia

gymnast525
06-16-2008, 02:17:02
yea

Jones
06-16-2008, 02:37:47
A word rarely used by anyone other than the British, this means crazy.

gh1
06-16-2008, 02:45:12
dang, i used to know this from being on nordinho(lots of brits there)

Jones
06-16-2008, 02:46:21
You say "used to" as if to imply that something happened that prevented you from going there. :P The word is not looney. :haha:

gh1
06-16-2008, 02:47:29
i know it's not looney dude.. it bugs me that i can't remember :(

Jones
06-16-2008, 02:48:25
It ends in a "Y". ;)

gh1
06-16-2008, 02:49:23
i'm not thinking of Kooky, but is it Kooky?

Jones
06-16-2008, 02:50:08
No.

Adventure
06-16-2008, 03:12:48
Batty, daffy, dotty, flaky, goofy or zany?

If one of these is correct, GH1 may post the next one. I am off to bed again.

gh1
06-16-2008, 03:13:46
well it does start with B and end with Y... nah i don't want to post it :P
and Jones.. i was thinking of Nutter

o.k. o.k. i'll post it for ya Advent, if Jones doesn't want to go again

Jones
06-16-2008, 03:31:06
None of those was right. :P ;)

gh1
06-16-2008, 03:32:30
tis a bit vague, though. I got Bobby(police) and Bloody(damned)

Jones
06-16-2008, 03:50:45
Nope. It starts out "Ba". ;)

gymnast525
06-16-2008, 04:49:58
barsky:?

batty:?

Jones
06-16-2008, 05:35:20
Five letters long. ;) (Close ones, but no.)

gymnast525
06-16-2008, 05:54:19
barky

Jones
06-16-2008, 06:09:07
Change the "K" to something else and you've got it. :D

gymnast525
06-16-2008, 06:11:49
Barly!!!

Barcy!!

SimplyCrazy
06-16-2008, 13:17:16
Barty?

Jones
06-16-2008, 13:18:28
No. The letter is near the middle of the alphabet.

SimplyCrazy
06-16-2008, 13:21:24
Barny?
Barjy?
Barmy?

Jones
06-16-2008, 13:23:09
YAY! :D You got it with Barmy! :D Good job! :appl:

Your turn. :)

SimplyCrazy
06-16-2008, 13:26:31
Yay :D

"Be silent, morose, and bad-tempered out of annoyance or disappointment"

gymnast525
06-17-2008, 00:12:51
shush

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 00:15:38
Nope

gymnast525
06-17-2008, 00:17:25
hush

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 00:22:33
Nope

Note: It's a verb

gh1
06-17-2008, 01:49:32
sulk

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 01:49:58
Yup :appl:

gh1
06-17-2008, 01:51:40
that's a good way to warm up your hands ;)

Possessed by enthusiasm or excitement

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 02:03:02
Enthusiastic? :P

My hands are still cold, cos my room is cold brr...

gh1
06-17-2008, 02:05:02
nope
and that really sucks, i know what it's like.

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 02:06:22
Bah, my fault for leaving the window open all evening... *xD*

Energetic?

gh1
06-17-2008, 02:08:05
ahhhhhhhhhhh!

nope

RBS
06-17-2008, 02:12:07
agog

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 02:12:08
Is it a "big word"? :P

gh1
06-17-2008, 02:14:51
no

and no it's only 5letters

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 02:18:31
Crazy! :P

gh1
06-17-2008, 02:19:02
yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 02:21:51
"Having or showing a lack of common sense or judgement"

gh1
06-17-2008, 03:19:39
due?

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 03:22:29
Nope

gh1
06-17-2008, 03:26:09
fried?

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 03:28:04
:haha: Far from

gymnast525
06-17-2008, 04:38:58
silly?

SimplyCrazy
06-17-2008, 04:52:06
Indeed :D

pratik732006
08-30-2008, 12:16:52
A combination of statements, ideas, or features which are opposed to one another. the statement of a position opposite to one already made.

someguy
09-13-2008, 03:57:25
brainstorming?

Alias
09-14-2008, 04:43:59
Nah,I'm blank as of now..You?

gh1
09-14-2008, 21:16:33
a walking contradiction?

Alias
09-15-2008, 03:21:35
A fall?

Mcakkay
09-15-2008, 03:44:43
I dunno about "walking" but contradiction sounds good lol

Alias
09-15-2008, 03:46:50
huh?

RBS
09-15-2008, 03:58:47
I was thinking contradiction but gamershooder said it first.

gh1
09-17-2008, 00:22:28
My Turn

A supernatural creature who does one's bidding when summoned.

someguy
09-17-2008, 02:37:40
Demon?

gh1
09-21-2008, 03:40:13
no it's not Demon

1momomo124
09-21-2008, 03:41:23
me?(lol j/k)ummmm angels?

gh1
09-21-2008, 03:46:28
no.

1momomo124
09-21-2008, 03:48:39
ummmmmmmmm ghosts

gh1
09-21-2008, 03:49:36
no again.

1momomo124
09-21-2008, 03:52:56
dang ummmm us?

gh1
09-21-2008, 04:00:35
did you try googling it?

Clank
10-22-2008, 19:04:05
Ok heres a new one because it has been 4 weeks! (i think it was genie)


The largest underwater mammal

gh1
10-22-2008, 21:59:34
you were right and i'll guess whale

someguy
10-22-2008, 22:07:24
Blue whale?

gh1
10-29-2008, 03:08:05
One who imitates the words or actions of another, especially without understanding them.

Kira699
10-29-2008, 03:27:58
mimic is the right word, since even parrots can mimic human speech and actions without understanding them.

Here's new one:
A figure of speech in which incongruous or contradictory terms appear side by side.

gh1
10-29-2008, 04:11:34
ya i wasn't making that up Kira
http://education.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/entry/parrot
;)

Kira699
10-29-2008, 04:48:57
yeah ok, but i did mention parrot in my answer, so i hope that counts LOL..does mine still stand?

gh1
10-29-2008, 04:51:57
Yes of course..

A figure of speech in which incongruous or contradictory terms appear side by side.

Clank
10-29-2008, 09:46:36
Ummmm


An election or a politics talk whatever that is?

Kira699
11-02-2008, 01:52:24
no it is only one word nothing to do with politics

gh1
11-04-2008, 01:29:28
does it start with oxy and end in moron?

Kira699
11-04-2008, 03:13:00
BINGO gamershooder1.........oxymoron it is.

gh1
11-04-2008, 23:00:44
The rate of change of velocity with respect to time.

Clank
11-05-2008, 17:18:58
Ummmmm is it some scientific word like

Astrophysics
Gravity

gh1
11-06-2008, 02:26:03
no and no geordieboy

funja
11-06-2008, 02:26:44
acceleration

gh1
11-06-2008, 02:27:10
that was quick, what are you doing to me?

yes

funja
11-06-2008, 02:30:21
Playful, often noisy, activity pleasant, enjoyable, and light-hearted activity or amusement

Clank
11-06-2008, 16:26:30
Game??? Or children??

gh1
12-08-2008, 04:12:47
romp?

gh1
01-14-2009, 01:46:03
funja hasn't answered so i'll do one-



A white spot on the forehead of a horse.

elle
01-14-2009, 01:55:43
A blaze or star?

gh1
01-14-2009, 01:59:20
yes a star :applause:

elle
01-14-2009, 02:05:40
Someone living in a cave or builds a home into the faces of cliffs and is characterised by reclusive habits.

gh1
01-14-2009, 02:12:15
troll?

elle
01-14-2009, 02:20:03
nope

gh1
01-14-2009, 02:26:55
hermit?

elle
01-14-2009, 02:36:08
Not that either. Further hints:
A fictional underground society in the movie Delicatessen.

Evita
01-17-2009, 05:12:03
troglodyte?

gh1
01-21-2009, 03:28:51
yes you are right ////////// like most likely!

elle
01-31-2009, 02:26:44
Correct Evita :appl:

gh1
01-31-2009, 03:06:12
want to do another one elle?

rondorajon520
09-07-2012, 04:45:14
18392

Asterisked (*) meanings, though found chiefly in the specified region, also have some currency in the other dialect; other definitions may be recognised by the other as Briticisms or Americanisms respectively. Additional usage notes are provided when useful.