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Do you have a catch phrase?

Discussion in 'Friends and Family' started by mo, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. mo

    mo Well-Known Member

    we all got one mine used to be "rats!"
    now it's "with internet this fast who can say no!"
  2. Hayley B

    Hayley B Active Member

    "Hi I'm in Delaware" *lol* It's from Wayne's World. But can relate to me. :p
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  3. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    I have a few.

    One is, "O-oh!" when people say things that 'shock' me. Another is, "What's that now?" when people tell me something that frankly I don't need to hear (usually over shares about boyfriends). I suppose another similar phrase is "I beg your PARDON?"

    Sometimes I refer to myself by my last name, as in, "Drapper does NOT approve!"

    Another linguistic stylistic flair that I use is always Full-Naming people. Ben is "Benjamin", Matt is "Matthew!" and if I know their middle/last names, I often get those involved as well.
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  4. charlietheowl

    charlietheowl Well-Known Member

    I tend to call people by their first and last name as well, because a lot of my friends have very short names like Dave, Greg, or Rich, so adding their last names adds the "stylistic flair" that Beau mentioned.

    I also like using the word "really" to indicate disgust, as in "You went to dinner without me! Really!"
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  5. meepmuppaphones

    meepmuppaphones Active Member

    When someone is like "I just got stiffed" or "I tripped while reading", I say "Rut row" or "FAIL". And I don't swear, and I refrain from slang. I say "cheese" randomly, too. Ahaha...
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  6. beatnikchick300

    beatnikchick300 Active Member

    I have a few:
    -"Wait, what?"
    -"Cheese and crackers!" (in exasperation)
    -"Kiss, pookie." (when I see an attractive guy or gal ;) on TV)
    - several that can't be said here (yeah, I'm a potty mouth. :o)
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  7. mo

    mo Well-Known Member

    all those catch phrases are awesome!
  8. muppetspot2

    muppetspot2 Active Member

    i have 1 nematodes !!!!!!!!
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  9. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

    I have some.
    • OMGONZO
    • That's nice...
    • Oh Cheese nips
    • WT to the H, man?
    • That's what she said
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  10. mo

    mo Well-Known Member

    I say cheezitz
  11. dwmckim

    dwmckim Well-Known Member

    Catch phrase?

    "Hey, i've been caught!"
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  12. Slackbot

    Slackbot Well-Known Member

    My writing catchphrase is "It was a dark and stormy night" and any variation I can get away with.
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  13. DramaQueenMokey

    DramaQueenMokey Well-Known Member

    I have a few:

    1. When someone calls me Ms. muppet or some variation I go: "It's Miss Piggy, get it right."

    2. "Come at me chica/muchacha"

    3. "SCIENCE!" (like in the song She Blinded Me With Science by Thomas Dolby"
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  14. miss kermie

    miss kermie Well-Known Member

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  15. Sgt Floyd

    Sgt Floyd Well-Known Member

    "I gotta pee."

    I said it before Scott Pilgrim made it...er...cool?
    But really though its a bad habit I have of announcing when I gotta go
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  16. HeyButtahfly

    HeyButtahfly Well-Known Member

    If I'm feeling antsy, I've been known to chant, "I can't. I can't. I can't sit still!"
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  17. Teheheman

    Teheheman Well-Known Member

    Fricken, and Dangnabit. Crud is creeping up there but those are the big 3 and of course. The big one on here is LOVE EVERYBODY!

    Daniel
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  18. dwmckim

    dwmckim Well-Known Member

    Okay, real answer:

    I often tend to say very Kermit-like "Oh good"

    Aside from that and other odd Muppet quotes, a lot of my catchphrases tend to be fave lines from my fave obscure songs:

    "Prima amore - WOW!" (Eurythmics, Wide Eyed Girl)
    "Swelligant" (Debbie Harry/Iggy Pop, Well Did Ya Evah?)
    ...and whenever i hear a Shakespears Sister song pop up somewhere unexpected, i always shout/sing out "IT'S SHAKESPEARS SISTER - YEAH-HAH!" the same way Joniece Jamison adlibs during the fade of Dirty Mind

    ...and i'll sometimes refer to a group of plastic trendy girls as "a pack of blonds" (courtesy Julie Brown)

    I'll sometimes greet someone (especially if i know they're a Twin Peaks fan) with "On top of the morning to you"

    and i never swear in standard four letter words (too much a gentleman) so i instead use Farscape curses or "Oh, Ju-dy Ten-U-da!" (one day i just randomly thought how great sounding a swear phrase that sounded like and it since stuck)

    ...again from my Obsessed Muppet Freak side, when something confuses me, i tend to mutter "Chicken soup? What is this? I don't get it!"
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  19. Lola p

    Lola p Well-Known Member

    I yell the phrase: foos do rah! At the top of my lungs.
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  20. newsmanfan

    newsmanfan Well-Known Member

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    I still love "Firefly"s language: "Shiny." One of these days I'll learn all that Chinese cussing, too...

    One left over from the '80s, to express disbelief, confusion, or general stupidity: "Geh gabba du probba, offasuh?"

    And the one I probably overuse the most: "...Yeeeeah." :rolleyes:

    Although lately I've adopted a bit of Snookie Blyer-speak for fun: "Oh-KAY!" and then quickly move on to some other topic. Something about his snarkiness amuses me no end.
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