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4 New Words We Need Because of the Internet

#3. “Quint”
Named after Quint — Robert Shaw’s character in Jaws who went hunting for a shark but was instead sharked to death — to be quinted means to have one’s attempts at fishing for compliments brought to a brutal end. It can range from others bluntly refusing to play your praise-hunger games, to more advanced quinting, where a bunch of people discuss everything about your picture/post except the one thing you wanted to hear, until you’re thiiiis close to yell-typing “GOD DAMMIT, JUST TELL ME I’M PRETTY/SMART!”

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You’re gonna need a bigger post.

4 New Words We Need Because of the Internet

#3. “Quint”

Named after Quint — Robert Shaw’s character in Jaws who went hunting for a shark but was instead sharked to death — to be quinted means to have one’s attempts at fishing for compliments brought to a brutal end. It can range from others bluntly refusing to play your praise-hunger games, to more advanced quinting, where a bunch of people discuss everything about your picture/post except the one thing you wanted to hear, until you’re thiiiis close to yell-typing “GOD DAMMIT, JUST TELL ME I’M PRETTY/SMART!”

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