5 Fandom Friday - Geeky Expressions

When compiling this list I noticed a pattern; most of my come from . There’s a few others that didn’t make the list, like referring to a crack in a wall for Whovians, but most are those that have come up in my years playing World of Warcraft.

 

5 Geeky Expressions Only Your Friends Would Understand

I think this is probably one of the most geeky expressions out there; even my dad uses this one. The best thing is that it can be used and applied to so many situations. Whether you’re seriously struggling with a problem, or having a laugh with your friends. It’s universal and everyone knows what it means.  ((Image Credit – Star Wars Uncut))

 

 

5 Geeky Expressions Only Your Friends Would Understand

This is probably the most obscure one of the list, and is more something I say regularly and usually when gaming. In most fire = bad. I’ll be raiding and Chris will ask why I died and this will be my typical response. ((Image Credit – Screencapped.net))

 

5 Geeky Expressions Only Your Friends Would Understand

From World of Warcraft, this is a line uttered by Kael’thas after his demise in Tempest Keep. It’s become an ongoing long running joke in WoW, if a character dies or magically reincarnates you can bet someone will utter this line. ((Image Credit – EU Battlenet))

 

5 Geeky Expressions Only Your Friends Would Understand

Although this one began in World of Warcraft, it’s another one that has become universal. There’s even a wikipedia page for it which includes a list of times it has appeared in TV shows and other places. It became a viral meme very quickly, and if you’ve not yet seen the original video then go check it out (don’t read the wiki page summary, you need to experience this for yourself first!). It’s become an every day slang for my guild and friends, with one us either quoting Leroy’s cry or saying “I’m just gonna leroy it”. I’ve had even non- say this in conversation before, so it’s well beyond WoW. ((Image Credit – Hearthstone Wiki))

 

5 Geeky Expressions Only Your Friends Would Understand

And the classic Illidain; You are NOT Prepared! His infamous line uttered before engaging in combat with a raid in Black Temple in World of Warcraft. This has become another viral saying/meme for the WoW community, especially when the latest expansion Legion was on the way. I’ve lost count of the many instances and times when this line has been coined. Just remember… you are not prepared!  ((Image Credit – World of Warcraft))

 

How about you guys; do you find that particular community or fandom has more expressions than another? Do you have a set of geeky expressions within a close group of friends or a whole fandom?

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8 Comments

  1. Loooooved this a lot!!!! Do or do not, there is no try 🙂 Cool Dad you have 🙂

    1. Haha yeah he is pretty good when it comes to geek stuff. To distract me from feeling crappy we once had a debate about Rey’s force powers in the film and whether she should have been able to instantly use a lightsaber properly. He’s a swordsman (Iadio, the art of the Samurari sword) so he kept commenting on how she wasn’t holding it properly!

  2. I say all of these. The only one I don’t say full is “Fire = bad, tree = pretty”… that one I usually just say “fire = bad” or “big circles bad” or, “fire bad!” hehehe

  3. Ah! My friends and I in freshman year of college used “Fire bad, tree pretty” all the time! I totally forgot about that. 😀

  4. Loooooved this a lot!!!! Do or do not, there is no try 🙂 Cool Dad you have 🙂

    1. Haha yeah he is pretty good when it comes to geek stuff. To distract me from feeling crappy we once had a debate about Rey’s force powers in the film and whether she should have been able to instantly use a lightsaber properly. He’s a swordsman (Iadio, the art of the Samurari sword) so he kept commenting on how she wasn’t holding it properly!

  5. I say all of these. The only one I don’t say full is “Fire = bad, tree = pretty”… that one I usually just say “fire = bad” or “big circles bad” or, “fire bad!” hehehe

  6. Ah! My friends and I in freshman year of college used “Fire bad, tree pretty” all the time! I totally forgot about that. 😀

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