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2nd Jul '16 12:22:52 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Bionicle}}'', the Le-Matoran of Mata Nui/Metru Nui use a slang system called [[http://biosector01.com/wiki/index.php/Chutespeak/Treespeak treespeak/chutespeak]] based on Wiki Words. It is mentioned, in-universe, to be irritating and hard to understand by damn near everyone, especially when combined with their MotorMouth tendencies. This even goes for the writer of the series, who used every excuse he could to get out of writing it.

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* In ''{{Bionicle}}'', ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', the Le-Matoran of Mata Nui/Metru Nui use a slang system called [[http://biosector01.com/wiki/index.php/Chutespeak/Treespeak treespeak/chutespeak]] based on Wiki Words. It is mentioned, in-universe, to be irritating and hard to understand by damn near everyone, especially when combined with their MotorMouth tendencies. This even goes for the writer of the series, who used every excuse he could to get out of writing it.
11th Jun '16 10:14:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' (and the other novels and short stories in the SprawlTrilogy) have a bit of this with 'Simstim' and a few other things. Usually done without the [[WeWillUseWikiWordsInTheFuture CamelCase]] though.

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* ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}'' (and the other novels and short stories in the SprawlTrilogy) Literature/SprawlTrilogy) have a bit of this with 'Simstim' and a few other things. Usually done without the [[WeWillUseWikiWordsInTheFuture CamelCase]] though.



* Everything in ''MaxHeadroom'' had a name like this: {{Blipvert}}, [=NeuroStim=], [=GroBag=], [=CredStick=], etc. Blipvert and neurostim are words now, and Grobag is a brand of infant sleepwear. They were on to something.

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* Everything in ''MaxHeadroom'' ''Series/MaxHeadroom'' had a name like this: {{Blipvert}}, [=NeuroStim=], [=GroBag=], [=CredStick=], etc. Blipvert and neurostim are words now, and Grobag is a brand of infant sleepwear. They were on to something.
1st Jun '16 3:33:47 PM WillKeaton
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Admittedly, this is how a lot of real words get formed, but for full {{SciFi}} ([[SelfDemonstratingArticle see what we did there]]!) credit, the combination should sound grating, unnatural, and futuristic. Also, when you create real words this way, you usually do it by combining roots which aren't complete words (at least in English) to begin with. Typically a noun and an adjective. (See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portmanteau Wikipedia:Portmanteau]].)

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Admittedly, this is how a lot of real words get formed, but for full {{SciFi}} ([[SelfDemonstratingArticle see what we did there]]!) credit, the combination should sound grating, unnatural, and futuristic. Also, when you create real words this way, you usually do it by combining roots which aren't complete words (at least in English) to begin with. Typically a noun and an adjective. (See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portmanteau Wikipedia:Portmanteau]].)
Wikipedia:Portmanteau.]])
3rd May '16 5:31:18 PM AFP
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* Used as a RunningGag in ''Literature/OldMansWar'', with the {{Super Soldier}}s' bodies not only using an advanced nanotech blood-substitute known as [=SmartBlood=], but also an implanted neural computer assistant known as the [=BrainPal=]. The odd naming choice for the latter is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] as having been "a moment of profoundly inappropriate branding".
24th Apr '16 11:44:45 AM Slave2the7tys
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** The EarthGov of the 28th century seems to have kept the tradition alive, with vaguely Orwellian terms like "goodfacts" (i.e. propaganda), as opposed to "truefacts."

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** The EarthGov of the 28th century seems to have kept the tradition alive, with vaguely Orwellian terms like "goodfacts" (i.e. propaganda), as opposed to "truefacts."realfacts."
12th Mar '16 7:21:58 AM Prfnoff
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* ''SteinsGate'' has a few of these. The Phone Microwave (Name subject to change) is a device which, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as it can be guessed]], is the offspring of a cellphone and a microwave oven; it has the peculiar property of being able to [[spoiler:send e-mail messages to the past]]. Such E-mails are called [[spoiler: D-mails. That's short for [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture De Lorean mails]]; you can realize though that they're E-mails that go to the past after all, and D comes right before E.]]

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* ''SteinsGate'' ''VisualNovel/SteinsGate'' has a few of these. The Phone Microwave (Name subject to change) is a device which, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as it can be guessed]], is the offspring of a cellphone and a microwave oven; it has the peculiar property of being able to [[spoiler:send e-mail messages to the past]]. Such E-mails are called [[spoiler: D-mails. That's short for [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture De Lorean mails]]; you can realize though that they're E-mails that go to the past after all, and D comes right before E.]]
22nd Jan '16 5:35:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* BraveSaintSaturn.

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* BraveSaintSaturn.Music/BraveSaintSaturn.



* LizPhair, with albums ''whitechocolatespaceegg'' and ''Comeandgetit''.
* {{Outkast}} likes this trope. Their albums ''Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik'' and ''[=ATLiens=]'' are two of the most obvious examples.

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* LizPhair, Music/LizPhair, with albums ''whitechocolatespaceegg'' and ''Comeandgetit''.
* {{Outkast}} Music/{{Outkast}} likes this trope. Their albums ''Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik'' and ''[=ATLiens=]'' are two of the most obvious examples.
14th Jan '16 4:57:31 PM thatother1dude
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* ''SteinsGate'' has a few of these. The Phone Microwave (Name subject to change) is a device which, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as it can be guessed]], is the offspring of a cellphone and a microwave oven; it has the peculiar property of being able to [[spoiler:send e-mail messages to the past]]. Such E-mails are called [[spoiler: D-mails. That's short for [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture De Lorean mails]]; you can realize though that they're E-mails that go to the past after all, and [[FridgeBrilliance D comes right before E]].]]

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* ''SteinsGate'' has a few of these. The Phone Microwave (Name subject to change) is a device which, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin as it can be guessed]], is the offspring of a cellphone and a microwave oven; it has the peculiar property of being able to [[spoiler:send e-mail messages to the past]]. Such E-mails are called [[spoiler: D-mails. That's short for [[Franchise/BackToTheFuture De Lorean mails]]; you can realize though that they're E-mails that go to the past after all, and [[FridgeBrilliance D comes right before E]].E.]]
7th Jan '16 12:53:52 PM erforce
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** On that, the entire PlayStation line

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** On that, the entire PlayStation UsefulNotes/PlayStation line
18th Dec '15 11:55:47 PM h27kim
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*** Battleship and destroyer in English are themselves short for "line-of-battle ship" and "torpedo boat destroyer," qualifying as wiki words.
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