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: annoy is really annoying
Definition: when something is extra awesome, it's awesomesauce
- Lotheric: I use jesus2099's script for mass merging, it's awesomesauce
- CatQuest: it is!
Origin: The Internet
Definition: Stands for BookBrainz - Book Database concocted originally by reosarevok, ianmcorvidae and leftmost cat, after much ado about nothing it is now lead by Mr. Monkey. 🐒!
- 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: Random emojis used to display emotion just like elsewhere on the net. most common ones are probably ❤️ 🙋 😁 😆 😅 🤔 🙄
- dseomn: my next "hit" single, Electric Vuvuzela Baghorn, and I'm thinking of "🔌🎈🎺🔊" for the catalog number
- Rotab: 🤔
- CatQuest: 👍 awesomesauce cat#
Origin: definitely Freso
Definition: Something that is wrong, stupid or borked. also see win below
Origin: it was muz and/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 behaviour and no one serious about the database would ever engage into that.
Definition: Laugh On the Inside
Origin: from http://centraldigit.com/loi.html
- ruaok: Moooin!
- yvanzo: mo’’in’
- ferbncode: Moin o/
- Cyna: mo'in
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.
Variations: $timeofday, $time, $tod
Definition: Name of the old library used for tagging audio files ("Pimp my tunes" -> "Pimp my ride").
Definition: When someone unwittingly suggests a feature would be a good idea and ruaok tells them they just volunteered to make it happen.
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.