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Most overused word or phrase on TB?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by michael_atw, Apr 5, 2012.


  1. michael_atw

    michael_atw

    Feb 28, 2009
    Jamestown, NY
    First one that comes to mind is bump:bag:. Second one that comes to mind is "karma". Sure are alot of Hindus and Buddhists around here!


    What other words are too overused around here?
     
  2. SolarMan

    SolarMan Supporting Member

    Aug 2, 2011
    Marlborough, MA
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  4. Marlat

    Marlat

    Sep 17, 2002
    London UK
  5. SteveC

    SteveC

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
  6. michael_atw

    michael_atw

    Feb 28, 2009
    Jamestown, NY
    Mwah?
     
  7. Phil Smith

    Phil Smith Mr Sumisu 2 U

    May 30, 2000
    Peoples Republic of Brooklyn
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  8. SolarMan

    SolarMan Supporting Member

    Aug 2, 2011
    Marlborough, MA
    Yeah, that is getting to be too much in the OT!
     
  9. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    Thank you, michael_atw, for starting this thread so that I didnt have to.

    Yes, the word Karma has been used to a ridiculous extreme just this past week alone!
    I understand the colloquial sense in which people have been using it, but it happens to be a peeve of mine.

    Karma does not actually equate to "what goes around comes around" and I just :scowl: when people say things like "Karma is a bitch".

    The true rewards of Karma are not returned to us in this life, but in all future existences, and unless one believes in the immortality of the soul, Karma isnt necessarily something one should use to set boundries for your personal ethics.

    IMO, YMMV
     
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  10. michael_atw

    michael_atw

    Feb 28, 2009
    Jamestown, NY
    hahaha, is that sarcasm? I don't read the OT very much..
     
  11. emdsd

    emdsd Mongo only pawn in game of music!

    Feb 25, 2010
    Boyne City, Michigan
  12. Staccato

    Staccato Low End Advocate

    Aug 14, 2009
    Alabama
    Best, Best, and Best.
     
  13. Broadstbully22

    Broadstbully22

    Dec 5, 2011
    Tone
    Mods
    Fender
     
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  14. bass12

    bass12 Fueled by chocolate Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    Thank you for your post. It echoes my sentiment to a T.

    As for overused words (a word can't be too overused - it's either overused or it isn't ;)) I'm going to go with "Rush". :p
     
  15. tdub0199

    tdub0199

    Mar 4, 2010
    Atlanta, Ga.
    "What's the best _______ for _______?"
     
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  16. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    It started in the amp forum with a thread on the ethics behind receiving a second, unpaid for amp from a distributor. The word Karma was bandied about quite a bit. Following that there was a thread in OT (I forget the thread topic), and just yesterday another in Band Humor. It quickly became clear that many people who use the word Karma do not fully understand the concept, so I felt compelled to enlighten.
     
  17. michael_atw

    michael_atw

    Feb 28, 2009
    Jamestown, NY
    I laugh hard at it. I know exactly what thread and I made a comment quipping about it in that very thread.

    It seems to be the "en vogue", default response to any issue now for some reason. I saw it before but now I see it multiple times in one thread. "It's jusss karma, dood."
     
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  19. Rune Bivrin

    Rune Bivrin Supporting Member

    Oct 2, 2006
    Huddinge, Sweden
    Hate. Always overused, no matter what the context.
     
  20. SassyS

    SassyS

    Jul 24, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    I'm surprised that "GAS" hasn't been mentioned yet!