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Poll: Which overused job description word do you hate most?
  • 14.1% - Ninja 292
  • 26.6% - Rockstar 553
  • 35.6% - Guru 739
  • 16.7% - Evangelist 346
  • 4.6% - Wizard 96
  • 2.5% - Some other stupid word I’ll post in the comments 52
2078 votes

Well, how do you fare compared to the Zeitgeist? Chat up your fellow wooters and let us know how lame this poll was or what obvious choices we missed. For example: Was this poll a) STUPID, b) DUMB, c) POINTLESS or d) ALL OF THE ABOVE?

taddsche


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ZOMBIE

pigsnfish


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I wanted you guys to know I'm ignorant

pigsnfish


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pigsnfish wrote:I wanted you guys to know I'm ignorant



I see what Woot did there. You can't write na_i (put a 'z' there) on their site. I appreciate that.

But some use that term so obnoxiously: "I'm a grammar na_i." "I'm a safety na_i." Why would you admit that?

curtisuxor


quality posts: 56 Private Messages curtisuxor
pigsnfish wrote:I see what Woot did there. You can't write na_i (put a 'z' there) on their site. I appreciate that.

But some use that term so obnoxiously: "I'm a grammar na_i." "I'm a safety na_i." Why would you admit that?



Don't be such a Lions, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh, my!, ruby slippers.

jeffredo


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I'm a blah-blah "consultant".

seekayeff


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we have lots "goddesses" at my job. one of them self appointed.

bruceroni


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czar

bbkf


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my boss calls be a rockstar all the time and frankly, I'm getting sick of it.

circusninja


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To all of you who voted Ninja as a hated descriptor, be advised. At random intervals, duck, as though your life depends on it. :-P

And I do agree with the word na_i(z). That is more deserving, but is also an incredibly powerful word that is overused. Woot, that was a classy move. Good job.

8ehog


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I second "Czar."

cycokiller


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EPIC! Although it's not used for jobs much per se.. but it's still way overused in general.

Probably going with a job specific description word, "consultant" is a good one. I'm going to go with "head honcho" I think though.

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dvaamco


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Bummer, I missed the resume discussion with crap like "highly motivated self-starter"

dvaamco


quality posts: 3 Private Messages dvaamco

Bummer, I missed the resume discussion with crap like "highly motivated self-starter"

maschweizer


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This term may not be used the most, but I can't stand it, "SME" - subject matter expert!

blzben


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Pornstar.

terrahhhnce


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Seem to have left out "Pamamanian Strong Man"

Squirrelhunter70


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Easily "rockstar".

If that person was actually a rockstar they wouldn't be here.

"That guy's a rockstar, he's lighting the world on fire. Synergy."

mooocow130


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"multitasking"

What does that even
Hey there's a
I need more coffee
What was I doing again?

bstrohl


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I was going to vote for troubleshooter but now I think I want to support czar. I hate czar so much I had blocked it from my mind.

jobot15


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Consultant!

jobot15


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jeffredo wrote:I'm a blah-blah "consultant".



i second that. so ambiguous.

fuzzypeaches


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I think the world would be a better place without evangelist of any kind.

10 quality post! Whoo hoo! I'M SOMEBODY!!!

flivings2009


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pigsnfish wrote:I see what Woot did there. You can't write na_i (put a 'z' there) on their site. I appreciate that.

But some use that term so obnoxiously: "I'm a grammar na_i." "I'm a safety na_i." Why would you admit that?



I believe I understand why na_i (z) was omitted and I'm sensitive to that. However after the Seinfeld episode about the man serving his soup, I think a lot of the taboo was um, minimized.

tooter1952


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I have an urge to test the word filter;

I wanted you guys to know I'm ignorant!

hmm, how about-

COMMIE!

Tin Man!

FUDGESICKLE!

wee that was fun

bikecolli


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Rockstar: A talented person who requires a team of handlers just to function. Won't be around in 6 months. Likely to drown in vomit.

ROGETRAY


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bikecolli wrote:Rockstar: A talented person who requires a team of handlers just to function. Won't be around in 6 months. Likely to drown in vomit.



entouragevol


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Team

Rodeler


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Jedi. Please stop using Jedi. You know who you are.

firebirdude


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"thinking outside of the box"

jspeng12


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Mister.

notsomuch20


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I want to barf when I hear the term big wig...(gag) see... I can't even type it without reacting.

Shinespark


quality posts: 33 Private Messages Shinespark

If you ask me there hasn't been a "guru" for nearly 300 years.

spazyone


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Diva! I hate it.

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