Note: this vocabulary is mostly used in the IRC channel as this is where users talk most laxly. Naturally, references to popular memes both old and new are also used.
Slang used by the users in MusicBrainz
Definition: Don't feel offended if someone calls you asshat. It just means they like you. :)
- It certainly does not, asshat. --SenRepus
Definition: Stands for BookBrainz - a new type Database concocted by reosarevok, ianmcorvidae, leftmost cat and being coded by ocharles as a pet project (and some guys learning you a Haskell)
also see: https://github.com/ocharles/BookBrainz
- warp: what's BB?
- Leftmost: Something amazing!
- CatCat: BookBrainz
Definition: Used to describe incorrect edits, albums, ...
Example: "This album is completely bogus!"
Definition: something which is broken or not working
ruaok: yes, if we bork the upgrade, we have 15 minutes to figure out what's wrong. :-)
Definition: originating from AdultSwim Show Metalocalypse, this is used to denote when somethings sucks or ams dumb.
Example: "well, that's dildos"
Definition: Meaning "Exactly!", "You got it!", "Good point!".
Definition: Something which is odd or not quite right. Also an alternative for bogus.
Definition: Something that is wrong, stupid or borked. also see win below
Origin: it was muz or fauxfaux, I don't remember
Definition: action to systematically NO vote someone else's edits for reasons entirely unrelated to the edits themselves, meant as some sort of punishment or revenge. Note this of course is considered extremely bad behavior :-) and no one serious about the database would ever engage into that.
Definition: Laugh On the Inside
Origin: from http://centraldigit.com/loi.html
Definition: Norwegian for "night".
Example: "natta all"
Definition: Acronym for NextGenerationSchema, the new database schema.
Alternate Definition: "magic thing that solved everything someday in the past... oh wait"
shake your head like inhouseuk
Definition: a statement of disbelief or bafflement, as performed in the manner of inhouseuk.
* inhouseuk shakes his head
* ruaok shakes his head like inhouse
Definition: stands for "Stand Alone Track" however since NGS happen, Stand Alone Recording is used (ergo SAR)
Definition: You know... thingy!
Definition: Form of greeting that came up because MB being an international project and the people contributing live in different time-zones so a daytime used as greetings does not apply for everyone.
Definition: Name of the old library used for tagging audio files ("Pimp my tunes" -> "Pimp my ride").
Definition Arms in the air, happy man, hugs, etcetra.
Example: "that was completely fail \o/"
Variations: /o\ arms down, _o/ waving, \o waving hello, \o\ /o/ doing the wave or dancing.