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  • n. Plural form of buzzkill.

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Examples

  • There were statewide polls, focus groups and a lighthearted initiative for the fictional squidman Admiral Ackbar that gained some momentum until the Lucasfilm buzzkills refused to allow the rights to the character to be used.

    Ole Miss gets a new mascot: the Rebel Black Bear

  • In the second act though, Doug embarks on a 15-minute acid trip amazing kaleidoscopic designs projected on the back wall; very cool, LSD-induced choreography; music to die for that nonetheless buzzkills the narrative and leaves us wondering what happens to Holly's down-the-rabbit-hole excursion.

    James Scarborough: Summer of Love, Musical Theatre West

  • So many of us were warning others of what was to come and we were called negative doomsayers, buzzkills, and worse ..... right wingers.

    Small Change: Obama's Betrayal

  • Also, we don't want to be total buzzkills: what's Christmas without gingerbread and candy canes?

    Tried To Make Her Go To Rehab; She Said No, No, No

  • There are buzzkills, and then there are buzz mass murderers.

    One Bike Too Many: From Buddha to Burgess

  • Complete with Final Thoughts on the season -- two buzzkills for the price of one!

    Aquarium 4.20 -- "The Last Man"

  • I did not have a clue what a kumquat was, but I regularly said You're such a kumquat to people who were being buzzkills.

    Six Quirky Things Meme

  • Not surprisingly, many readers of Delong's blog are left-leaning buzzkills.

    The Speculist: A Cup of Joe and a Pot of Good News

  • So I guess I'm with the buzzkills on that point – life extension may very well take some of the immediacy and poignancy out of human life.

    The Speculist: November 2006 Archives

  • Ronald Langacker is one of my heroes. akitaonrails at RailsConf about Rails 3, influences, and businesses: uptonic: "We're hiring" plastered across your service van says "high turnover" to me. uptonic: "I am a sans serif Superman and my only kryptonite is pretentious buzzkills like you." dhh: AOL set to sell Bebo for $10M after buying it for $850M just 2 yrs ago.

    Signal vs. Noise

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