[IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

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[IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby irishelk » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:22 pm

I most commonly experience fowaslia when I need to buy something out of the ordinary, though I have also felt fowaslia while traveling or being entertained. Where does fowaslia hit you?
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby GalFisk » Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:26 pm

Is it pleasant? Is it an emotion? Can it hit you when you buy something extraordinary without needing to do do?
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby irishelk » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:55 pm

GalFisk

Is it pleasant? No. Is it an emotion? I'll say no, you could call it a "feeling." Can it hit you when you buy something extraordinary without needing to do do? No (or this would not cause the fowaslia).
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby invisiblemimsy » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:20 pm

Is it the kind of feeling where you feel prickling at the back of your neck? Fear, foreboding, doom, trepidation, guilt, je-nais-ce-quoi (a feeling where you can't put your finger on it)? Might others get a similar feeling, a different feeling, no feeling at all? Is 'fowaslia' an acronym, anagram, or just a random word you made up?
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby irishelk » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:48 pm

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Is it the kind of feeling where you feel prickling at the back of your neck? Fear, foreboding, doom, trepidation, guilt, je-nais-ce-quoi (a feeling where you can't put your finger on it)? Similar, in that it is not a feeling for which there is a standard English word. Uneasiness is likely, fear or doom would be a bit of an overreaction.
Might others get a similar feeling, a different feeling, no feeling at all? Definitely. Fowaslia describes the specific situation, but the emotional reaction to it will vary.
Is 'fowaslia' an acronym, anagram, or just a random word you made up? Sloppy acronym. =)
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby invisiblemimsy » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:34 pm

Fear of what a silly lad I am? :-D
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby irishelk » Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:15 pm

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Fear of what a silly lad I am? Ha, no.
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby irishelk » Wed May 08, 2019 11:19 am

HINT: People probably never experienced fowaslia 150 years ago.
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby Balin » Mon May 13, 2019 1:26 am

Is fowaslia related to technology? Electricity? Communication?
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby irishelk » Wed May 15, 2019 12:23 pm

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Is fowaslia related to technology? DOYD, I'd say a certain innovation. Electricity? Not directly. Communication? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby GalFisk » Wed May 15, 2019 3:58 pm

Does the feeling call for an action? Is it negative? Neutral? Is an innovation in travel relevant? Vehicles? Purchases? Is the price of the unusual thing relevant?
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby irishelk » Sun May 19, 2019 3:28 pm

GalFisk

Does the feeling call for an action? No. Is it negative? A bit, for me. Neutral? Could be.
Is an innovation in travel relevant? Not directly, though it could be involved. Vehicles? No. Purchases? This is involved. Is the price of the unusual thing relevant? No.
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Re: [IrishElk] Fowaslia {Neologism}

Postby GalFisk » Mon May 20, 2019 5:30 am

Does the feeling contain an element of worry? Doubt? Are alternatives to whatever you're buying or doing relevant? Such as being worried about whether you found a good deal, or whether something is worth the money? Whether something is actually useful? Or of good quality? Is buying something out of the ordinary relevant because you are unfamiliar with it? If you experience it when buying something, must the thing you buy be an object? Can It be a service? An experience? Is the value of your time relevant?
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