We need a new word for that

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The French need to come up with a pithy yet evocative phrase for when you know the perfect pop culture reference to respond to a situation, but no gif exists.
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"Ze laziness."
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Eric the .5b wrote:
05 Jan 2019, 16:19
"Ze laziness."
That's German.
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Warren wrote:
05 Jan 2019, 19:32
Eric the .5b wrote:
05 Jan 2019, 16:19
"Ze laziness."
That's German.
No, German is zie laziness.
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Hugh Akston wrote:
05 Jan 2019, 15:47
The French need to come up with a pithy yet evocative phrase for when you know the perfect pop culture reference to respond to a situation, but no gif exists.
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Pham Nuwen wrote:
05 Jan 2019, 23:53
Hugh Akston wrote:
05 Jan 2019, 15:47
The French need to come up with a pithy yet evocative phrase for when you know the perfect pop culture reference to respond to a situation, but no gif exists.
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By laziness, I meant not taking the time to pirate necessary media and create an appropriate gif. :)

Really, can we hate such gifs here? They're just animated macros.
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Is there a word for a problem that goes away the second you report it?
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Hugh Akston wrote:
24 Jul 2020, 15:23
Is there a word for a problem that goes away the second you report it?
Gremlin is closely related.

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Heisenbug.
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Shem wrote:
24 Jul 2020, 16:13
Heisenbug.
I like that
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Shem wrote:
24 Jul 2020, 16:13
Heisenbug.
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And now that I think of it I remember that this is actually a term documented in The Jargon Files.
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Hugh Akston wrote:
24 Jul 2020, 16:15
Shem wrote:
24 Jul 2020, 16:13
Heisenbug.
I like that
If I ever have a need of it, I'm using it.
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