Verbing game titles
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One of my favorite comic strips was always Calvin & Hobbes, and one of my favorite individual strips of Calvin & Hobbes was this one:



It always made me laugh and, to this day, whenever I verb a word intentionally or unintentionally I think of this hilarious comic. But now I wondered what would happen if you verbed game titles. What would they mean? Would they be defined by a particular mechanic, or just a general feel that you get during the game?

So here's some that I thought of, feel free to add more (or correct the definitions I gave.)
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51. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:165]
Philip
Canada
Iqaluit
Nunavut
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Definition: To introduce someone to boardgaming.

Example: I've been looking for some good two player games ever since I settlersd my roommate.
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52. Board Game: Man O' War [Average Rating:7.17 Overall Rank:1155]
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Definition: To lure someone into collecting and painting miniatures where previously they had no interest.

Example: John used to laugh at all the time I spent painting my miniatures until he was Man O War'ed unexpectedly.
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53. Board Game: Pueblo [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:745]
Carol Carpenter
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Arlington
Massachusetts
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Definition: The act of getting caught by the boss doing something colorful and fun.
Example:
I almost got puebloed when my supervisor walked by my cubicle and I was on BGG; fortunately I quickly opened the company web site window.
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54. Board Game: Warhammer [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:1028]
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Warhammer: To get someone to spend more money or time on something than he originally wanted, usually through tricks or seduction.

"Janet said she just wanted to stop by the store to get a new dress for next week's wedding, but when we got to the shop, she warhammered me into getting a purse, jewelry and shoes to match. Now I'm flat broke."


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55. Board Game: Blood Bowl (first edition) [Average Rating:5.88 Overall Rank:4349]
Matthew Barratt
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Royal Leamington Spa
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Definition: To replace a product with a new version that has nothing in common with the original but the name.

Example: Ford have Blood Bowled the Fiesta six times.
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56. Board Game: Skip-Bo [Average Rating:5.31 Overall Rank:10995]
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United States
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Definition: To take or steal an opportunity from another person before they are able to act on it.

Example: "I was going to place my starting settlement on the 8 but John skipbo'd my spot."[/q]
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57. Board Game: Jamaica [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:370]
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Definition: To schedule events or activities for the morning and evening

Example: I am currently so busy at work that I have to jamaica my BGG visits.
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58. Board Game: Bausack [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:588]
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Definition: To get the worst item out of a group of items.

Example: Today we received our report topics at school and I got bausacked.
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59. Board Game: Santiago [Average Rating:7.17 Overall Rank:347]
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Definition: Overpay something essential just because the company is in a monopoly situation. Usually used for water, but can be easily extended to other goods (microsoft comes to mind, Enron could have been another winner).

Example : "Man, just got my water bill, and really got santigoed there. Will not vote again for the mayor...":
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60. Board Game: Tea Party Game [Average Rating:3.60 Unranked]
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Teabag

Definition: Confusion caused by anger over a primal issue while demonstrating and protesting about a peripheral issue that supposedly was the primary cause of the anger.

Example: "Look up there on the TV machine! Them fellers look to be a teabaggin'!"

By the way, yes I did Google all possible verb uses of this word and this is the only one that I accepted as the truth.
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61. Board Game: Twilight Struggle [Average Rating:8.34 Overall Rank:1]
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Twilight Struggle: To win an election on a recount after people thought you had lost. "Al Franken has twilight struggled Norm Coleman."
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62. Board Game: Hyle [Average Rating:6.79 Overall Rank:3304]
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Definition: To sort or arrange following aesthetic criteria.

Example: "Every time my ex-wife was mad at me she punished me by hyling my game collection."
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