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Words

backmole
noun. a mole that (often unexpectedly) launches in the opposite direction to that which it is facing.
badger
verb. to force a player to move a worm by threatening it with an easy kill, such as a punch off-screen.
noun. the act of the above. [A fine badger.]
A common move in Team17 games, where forcing a player's hand is a useful tactic
badgercrate
noun. a crate that renders a badger useless by providing the badgered worm with an excuse to move anyway.
bastardgirder
verb. to block a worm into a tight spot with a girder.
noun. a girder used in the above way.
bastardworm
noun. a worm with very little health in a Team17 scheme game.
Such worms, generally being disposable, are often used to steal crates in risky places, causing much annoyance to the player who thought it was safe to leave the crate for a later turn
bottomworm
noun. a worm at the bottom of the map; a specific type of soakworm.
A term used in the Bow and Arrows scheme and Moleshopper scheme, where a worm's height is important
bottomy
adj. having more bottomworms than topworms.
bumcluster
noun. a clusterbomb placed beneath a worm in a such a way that all clusters explode instantaneously.
clow
noun. Cow.
crate-eye
noun. a condition wherein the sufferer ignores everything except crates, determined to collect them regardless of what other possible shots or moves could be made
drillscend
verb. to descend quickly by jumping off a cliff and activating the drill for a safe landing.
Used in shot-doesn't-end-turn mode as a quicker alternative to the parachute or bungee
drillstab
noun. a situation in which the drill expires at the same moment that it breaks through a ceiling, causing the worm to fall without the safety of an active drill.
So called because it is thought to be a backstab by the otherwise-useful drill
duck
noun. aquasheep.
koen
verb. to unintentionally harm the worm attempting to perform a shot of almost any definition instead of the intended victim(s).
noun. the act of doing so with one of your worms. [Nice koen there, Koen!]
Used in the hysteria scheme
lolocaust
verb. to deliberately and knowingly attempt to exterminate an opponent's team with such determination as to even forego winning the game to do so.
noun. the act of the above.
mis-mite
verb. to accidentally place a dynamite, mine or sheep when intending to release a mole.
Common in the shot-doesn't-end-turn moleshopper, where F5 weapons from crates can cause confusion
molocaust
verb. to injure or kill a worm with an excessive number of moles in shot-doesn't-end-turn mode.
noun. the act of the above.
noobstab
verb. lulling everyone into a false sense of security by being utterly pathetic all game and then skilfully murdering whoever is left right at the very end.
noun. the act of the above.
oneworm
verb. to reduce an opponent's team of worms to exactly one worm. [oh no i've been onewormed]
regulate
verb. to critically injure your worm without damaging any others in the first turn of a Hysteria.
verb. without prompting, to fall down the channels of a Fort map, specifically TSRs paper forts.
rope 'n' hope
verb. to use the sole ninja rope in a Team17 game, with the turn's success relying purely on the contents of the crates (usually a banana) to be collected by doing so.
noun. the act of the above. [looks like jeremy is going for a rope 'n' hope]
squidgengap
noun a quirk in the terrain whereby a worm can get stuck, able to turn but unable to move.
soakworm
noun. a worm too far away from the conflict zone to make any meaningful contribution to the battle, thus soaking up a turn when selected.
telecide
noun. a suicide by way of fall damage after teleporting a worm high into the air.
topworm
noun. a worm at the top of the map.
toppy
adj. having more topworms than bottomworms.
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