APL - AholePutzLoser - a club to which most zoners are honorary members..
ass glitter - excessive flattery
asshat - creep; jerk
ass sheriff - Mike W.
attention whore - see drama queen
Ballad of Stacey and Edgar - a song lamenting the virtual deaths of Whitey's fictitious friends who died when their car was struck by a locomotive. Their fictitious , newborn named drainbow survived the horrific crash.
bambooli - 10-day period (dates?)
banned, banning - getting put into a zone 'time out'
Bisquit-- See Bomb, Philbombs
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA NWO SHSHSHSUSHI AND COMET O PAPA - the Calling Card of a once proud, now broken, man
Bobby Lacoste - 80s Bob
bombs - extremely low and loud bass notes
brah - surf slang adopted by wooks for brother
bump - reviving a thread to call attention to it
callout - hostile confrontation in a thread or thread title
chatterers - people talking during a musical performance
chafed nips - the experience one gets from hanging with Joel at a show. bring your own bag balm.
the Chafed One - Furious E's nickname for Tore up; the symbolism of one's persistent irritability, a harassed nipple
cheeze factor - how much Weir spits, barks, etc.
chicken bong - the quickest way to make friends at uber innie shows
cosmosity - the interconnectivity of everything in the universe, and the philzone.
crapmock - 2dank's nickname for steve kimock
crustafarian - unbathed rich kid on tour
crystal chick magnet - a crystal so heady that women find themselves irresistibly drawn to its possessor
custie - short for customer; a clueless participant
dawnchaser - staying up all night
Dandy - Schnee's nickname for Mandy, since he tries so much to be like Duke. oh the mirror the mirror
Days Between - celebration of Jerry Garcia's life observed August 1-9
deader than thou - competition for who's seen the most shows, seen the earliest show, has the most tapes/CDs, knows the most about the bands, etc.
Deadification ---the changing of everydat pop culture references into Dead reference , IE: Moumtain Dew becomes Morning Dew, the Marriot becomes the Jerriot etc. "Thanks a PHILZILLION"
deli meat slicing ass - a devastating cutdown that is the Zone equivalent of a Street Fighter Dragon Punch
Derp, 2Derp = Sarah 4Wind's nickname for 2DankDan
dew baby - 1. magical appearance of golden infant over the stage during the playing of Morning Dew - "the chosen ones know". 2. BoxofEyes has his own definition, ask him about it sometime.
dipshit - a clueless person that usually has diarrhea of the mouth.
Dirtbag - Delia's hysterical name for Timmy Hoover. Get it?
dog chat - regular thread hosted by Nick
donor rap - Phil's regular onstage plea for the audience to become organ donors
dot org - short for Ratdog.org website
doosh - a jersey girl's way of saying douche.
douchebag's advocate - a person who defends a real douchebag just for the sake of argument
drainbow - 1. someone who sucks the good vibes out of everything 2. fictional surviving newborn of fictional dead parents
drama queen - someone who starts fights and likes to call attention to him/herself
dreamshirt - shirt with a picture of Doug Irwins Wolf logo from Jerry's Guitar; see Streetvan
DS0 - "Dressing Up a $20 Hooker in your Dead Lover's Nightie" ~popifeeldz
easties - right coast zoners
ECZJ - east coast zoner jam
emily'd - starting a repeat thread
EMOTW - Email On The Way
Eye of Horus - Phil's Ritter
fake jerry - John Kadlecik
fam fam - inner core/circle of a persons family, not necessarily blood relatives
festie - festival
freebie - CD or other item sent as a gift
fresh missive - it's massive
f'n tool - see below
fucktard - a creep; jerk
FurthurFestTerrapinStation(FFTS) - 1. a mirage-like video creation by the Zone's own Canyon Critter. It's almost ready. seriouslee 2. anything that seems to always be just around the bend i.e. chasing the dragon
gamba - a kind man from the continent of Africa
GITMO - Name given to zoner Adam Gitman by Schnee.
goodbye cruel zone - melodramatic farewell thread
Guitar hero - Ritter bass
headband - nickname for Rob Baracco
heady - something that gets you high
healing vibes - good wishes sent to someone who's ailing
"hearing an Allah thing" - When Lites doesn't know he's hearing At A Siding.
hens - female zoners
hetty - see heady
hippy speedball = coffe and pot.
how do you like your eggs? - Brian K's scientific study of the relationship between how zoners like their eggs prepared and whether or not they swallow
humping jerry's corpse - making money off of bad recreations of GD shows or badly played versions of GD songs
imho - in my humble opinion
imnsfho - in my not so friggin humble opinion
innie - a person in the inner circle of the band, started in '04 after the Camden shows after witnessing many innies not getting into the music.
interloper - 1. refugee from Ratdog or other fan board 2. Zoner from a different part of the county that goes to a show. ex: an Eastie in San Francisco or a Westie in Florida
ISTAST - is there a stream tonight?
Jesus - Bucky's Lord and Savior
Jizzgirl - Get your mind outa the gutter, the a and i just got transposed, according to Dew
JGe - Jackie Greene
JK - John Kadlicek
J-Spot - As coined by Turtle in reference to DNB: the best psychedelic music being currently created that is capable of stimulating one's "jerry spot"
Junk - package,something that is in the trunk, cock and balls
Key's elbow - a zoner body part healed through miraculous intervention
kick down - wook slang for gimme
kneedrop - onstage move by Weir
kona - famous zone troll; faux Ramrod
Lady Voldemort - Delia's nickname for Tore Up.
Laminate - License for holder thereof to talk loudly during all performances by the band issuing same
Larry Garcia - nickname for former friend Larry Campbell
lolcat - as of 2010CE, the highest form of communication yet developed by Mankind; a picture truly is worth a thousand misspelled words
lot rat - homeless Dead fan obsessed with touring
m1m - zoner salut
Mandy's mirror - holding up a mirror as to "accept all incoming attacks and neutralize them by redirecting them while at the same time actually protecting your attacker"
man hen - word for non-macho men
mancy - nickname for Nick, and Nancy, and Mandy. ??
meltdown - loss of temper online; terrible single performance by a band member
mercury in astroglide - the meaning in Mercury astroglide is found in the symbolic interpretation of this apparent backward motion. It can help us to understand and navigate the Philzone drama with greater ease.
motorboating - 1.giving someone a raspberry or a zerbert on/inbetween the boobies 2.wonder drug whose effects include, but are not limited to, decapitation and deballing
mooch - a herd of wookies
Nanzi - Although most often used by Jeff Duke when referring to Nancyinthesky, the nickname was coined by Popi.
nardinals - the Cardinals after Neal Casal joined
newfun; newfy - zone troll who claimed to raise Newfoundland dogs
ninja wook - 1. An elusive fugitive who ambushed LRob with nun-chucks and stole his vintage GD money clip 2. any lot wook with violent tendencies, sometimes slinging N20 and pulling a pit bull. The scariest wook in the lot.
nitrous mafia - organized network of balloon sellers
our leader - Phil Lesh
Osamea - 1. Richie 'Shakin' Nagan's pet name for Barack Obama; meant to imply that Obama is the same as Bush or the GOP 2. Cry freedom! Any call to arms against the vast global network of invisible corporate overlords
particle dude - nickname for Steve Molitz
paultard - banner-waving Ron Paul supporter
peanut - juggy's child
phans - Phish fans
philbombs - super-low bass notes that vibrate a venue
Phil Lesh and Friends - "no other original members of the GD... smaller venues. phil is the maestro, the quarterback, the headcoach, the dictator... " -the11Jam
philzone salute - the finger
Planet Kissmyass - Reddy Kilowatt's Home Planet; well-played zinger posted by Phil
Pod: N. As in "that pod of wooks smells like a fucking horse stall." Definition: A looser and smaller aggretation of Wooks than a mooch (see "Mooch"). Pods will generally join to form a mooch, which invariably results in a clash for leadership among the leaders of the various separate pods. A Wook who wishes to lead the mooch would be wise to keep extra sage in his pocket to ward off the competitive vibes.
pot, meet kettle - same traits as complainant
pregame - festivities before a show
puddled - trippin' balls
puddles the cat - Edgar and Stacey's virtual pet cat who committed suicide on news of their passing
pullin' a gdad - pulling a no show
puppy puller - wook with a young dog on a hemp leash
Q, the Q - Phil Lesh Quintet; composed of Phil Lesh, Rob Barraco, Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring, and John Molo
RA - Ryan Adams
RH - Robert Hunter
rainbows and unicorns - sarcastic term for what populates the idealized world of various zoners
ratboard - Ratdog fan board
ratbob - Weir in Ratdog
Reddy Kilowatt - Phil Lesh
roll call - list of zoners attending a show
sack up - act courageously, admit something embarassing
schmee: the act of smoking marijuana, being under the influence of marijuana.
"do you want to schmee"
secret zoner decoder ring - if you can't figure it out, reading the zone probably isn't the highlight of your day..
serial skank - A person with a reputation of sleeping around. www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ser ial+skank
serouslee - seriously; used to signal that somebody's kidding; penned by Streetvan
shamey finger - prissy reprimand; most famously utilized by dewit
shatnerize - Weir's choppy, barking vocal style. No offense to William Shanter or Bob Weir.
shecky - key's nickname for former friend jackie greene
shitstirrer; shitstirring - one whose main mission on the zone is to cause trouble; the act of causing trouble for one's own amusement (see troll)
shoe - metaphor for a "show" as it was said long ago by Ed Sullivan, "it's gonna be a really big shoe tonight."
Short shorts - 80s Bob
Showgo - To sneak into a show generally; specifically to sneak in using props such as fake laminates, walie-talkies, etc. Also know as Howgoer.
six up! - zoner asks cop questions and gets called on it ala Zippy "Got any more cop questions?", SIX UP!
Sless is more - campaign started by Takamelody to get Barry to play with Phil and it seemed to work.
snowbong - tube filled with snow instead of water
space bass - Phil's Ritter
sparkles and pixiedust - materials scattered by the rainbow and unicorns crowd
spinoff thread - closely related to a discussion that's already happening but gets its own title; usually satirical
spun - wasted
spunion - someone who's usually wasted
stealie - abbrev. for the Steal Your Face logo
step in - "this thread's for you!"
Streetvan - A supposedly suicidal former zoner known for poor grammar, useless topics, and a taste for pharmies; he also had a penchant for fashion design... and an odd intrest in vans.
sweet family - also sweet phamily; sarcastic term for Allman Brothers fans. aka "meat in your seaters"
Sweet Sexy Soul Sistah--anyone who danced with you (you're both women) at the show last night, with whom you felt a connection and promised to exchange contact information. You probably shared a joint, shared a struggle, commiserated about a man who did you wrong and convinced each other that it wasn't your fault. And you love Phil!!
You knew you'd be friends because you're a Scorpio.
szm - support zoner music
teabagging - a man's nut-sack lowered in and out of an open mouth.
Terrapin Landing - Phil's permanent musical home in Marin.
torso shot - a photoshopped image of Lites, where his torso is visible.
TTR - Thanks Taper Rob!
the black widow - Koons
the break - intermission between sets, AKA halftime
thread rating - one-word or one-number ranking
ticket drop - seats that get released a few hours before a show
toots - Robin's pet name for Zoners
troll - a poster whose main motivation is to harrass others, post inflammatory nonsense, etc.
trustafarian - a dreadlocked white kid on tour with a trust fund
TW - the widow
uber innie - zoners who supposedly have the best backstage connections
ultra intense super extreme mega bad karma - karma so horrendous that all you are deserving of is half-smoked, cathair infused chemdog nugs
vanquished - term for besting someone in a zone argument
vine staller - somebody who doesn't pass on the master
waaambulance - what gets called when zoners whine too much
weak sauce - poor or badly constructed argument
we cool? - www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=we+ cool
WCZJ - west coast zoner jam
westies - left-coast zoner
Wharf Rats ~ recovering heads
White Cloud, the - John Molo
widow, the - Deborah Koons Garcia
wimminz - zoner females
winged, wings - GD pins; the act of giving one to somebody who's "earned" it
wook (wookie, wookette, wookin') - dreadlocked, unbathed,often homeless people who tour obsessively
wookie flu - contagious tour viruses
ymmv - Your Mileage May Vary; your opinion may differ.
Yosemite Sam - 2010 Bob
zoner salute - flipping the bird
Zoner Swap - a communal swapping of goods.
zma - zoner music alert (thread bumping encouraged)
zoo - term of venery for Zoners; i.e. a zoo of zoners
zui - zoning under the influence