shitpost

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shit +‎ post

Noun[edit]

shitpost (plural shitposts)

  1. (Internet, slang, vulgar, pejorative) A worthless post on a messageboard, newsgroup, or other online discussion platform.
    • 1996 October 29, BINKy [username], “Re: I'm getting bored”, in alt.life.sucks, Usenet[1]:
      How is it, all you *would be* flame *specialists*, have to bring a sexual dimension into your shitpost.
    • 2001 January 27, Eddie, “But this is better”, in alt.tv.simpsons, Usenet[2]:
      Every time you see a "here's how to get rich" shitpost, put some cash in the bank. After 6 months, marvel at how much you've suddenly managed to save.....
    • 2008 November 12, CHUCK_key, “Re: 145 days of Nostra”, in alt.music.judas-priest, Usenet[3]:
      It'll make the newsgroups much easier to navigate when you don't see shitposts all over the place.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:shitpost.

Verb[edit]

shitpost (third-person singular simple present shitposts, present participle shitposting, simple past and past participle shitposted)

  1. (Internet, slang, vulgar, pejorative) To make a worthless post on a messageboard, newsgroup, or other online discussion platform.
    • 2002 July 26, Patrick Heinze, “Re: OT -- Posting”, in alt.games.half-life.counterstrike, Usenet[4]:
      Maybe you should read the whole fucking thread before posting such crap! There are arguments against top or bottom posting...even if after reading the thread you decide to keep shitposting, you should not say its trivial!
    • 2008 January 24, Two Beans [username], “So I'm sitting here at work with nothing to do...”, in alt.slack, Usenet[5]:
      ..and I'm just musing that you taxpayers in the United States are now paying me to shitpost on alt.slack.
    • 2008 July 31, eric gisse, “Re: Hypersphere: Hidden dimension”, in rec.org.mensa, Usenet[6]:
      I cannot wait until summer ends and you have to go back to middle school so you no longer have time to shitpost 50 times a day.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:shitpost.

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