Wiki (n.) A web site in permanent Beta

Life: Life (n.) A game in which most of the game consists of discovering the rules, and then realizing that everyone loses.

  • City: City (n.) 1. A large urban center that is built by successive waves of upwardly-mobile immigrants and run by generations of political elites that hate immigrants. 2. A large collection of buildings maintained at expense to be optimal homes for cockroaches and rats. [power society trade]
  • Music: Music (n.) Acoustic vibrations that resonate pleasurably with the brain. [mind]
  • Survival: Survival (n.) The art of so far, so good. [epicfail]
  • Government: Government (n.) A social structure that regulates trade and punishment. [ethics]
  • Monopoly: Monopoly (n.) The resting point of unchecked corporate interests. [money power]
  • Tolerance: Tolerance (n.) Acceptance of self. [you]
  • Money: Money (n.) A token representing a share in a social contract between state and citizen. [money power]
  • Silence: Silence (n.) The sound of something really terrible just about to happen. [epicfail]
  • Time: Time (n.) The difference between yesterday and tomorrow. [chaos]
  • Software: Software (n.) The expression of human stupidity in computer-executable form. [stupidity toys]
  • Civilisation: Civilisation (n.) An extended holiday. [epicfail oil]
  • Pessimist: Pessimist (n.) Someone who fears that life does have a point, but does not get it. [you]
  • Optimist: Optimist (n.) Someone who either understands that life is pointless, or hopes that it is. [you]
  • Pension: Pension (n.) Something your parents got. [greed money]
  • Derivative: Derivative (n.) Maths used as economic warfare. [greed violence]
  • Investment: Investment (n.) A form of wealth redistribution in which the rich convince the middle class to hand over their life savings in exchange for a temporary adrenalin rush. [money stupidity]
  • Panic: Panic (n.) The realization that the bear is catching up on you. [food]
  • Africa: Africa (n.) A large continent that acts as a prison for most of the world's poor black people. [disease power prison trade]
  • Football: Football (n.) A primitive form of soccer. [sport]
  • Fishing: Fishing (n.) A sport that unites the world's richest and poorest in pursuit of the same aquatic prey. [food sport]
  • Insurance: Insurance (n.) A form of gambling in which the house always wins, even if it burns down. [money]
  • Success: Success (n.) A temporary stay of defeat. [epicfail]
  • Friday: Friday (n.) One of the greatest achievements of the modern trade union movement. [beer]
  • Free Trade: Free trade (n.) An ideal economic system in which the powerful are free to define the terms of trade. [economics]
  • Motherhood: Motherhood (n.) In which a woman gives up the stress and loneliness of a career for the comfort of family and children. Considered to be a state of failure by many feminists and politically correct thinkers. [female power]
  • Feminism: Feminism (n.) The belief that women can be free only by being more masculine than men. [female power]
  • Committee: Committee (n.) An organizational structure designed to prevent distressing amounts of initiative and change. [groups stupidity]
  • Artificial intelligence: Artificial intelligence (n.) The extension of collective intelligence using technological solutions. [mind society]
  • Us: Us (n.) Everyone except you. [you]
  • Internet: Internet (n.) A bunch of tubes, run by pirates, which strangled the music industry. [communications mind]
  • Truth: Truth (n) That which, when the lies and inaccuracies are removed, remains. [truth]
  • Random: Random (adj.) Measured with insufficient accuracy. [chaos truth]
  • Journalism: Journalism (n.) A form of fiction in which the lies are well disguised. [fiction]
  • Unemployment: Unemployment (n.) A type of social exclusion that is worse than some forms of slavery. [money society]
  • Employment: Employment (n.) A form of slavery that is better than most of the alternatives. [money]
  • Guilt: Guilt (n.) An illogical regret at having gotten away with it. [stupidity]
  • Battery: Battery (n.) Portable civilization. [technology]
  • Car: Car (n.) The best argument against economic development. [stupidity]
  • Backup: Backup (n.) Like experience, something you don't have when you actually need it. [stupidity technology]
  • Computer: Computer (n.) A convenient place to store all your precious data, before it crashes. [technology]