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  • v. Present participle of to grok.


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  • His method of exploration was called 'grokking' and involved feeling things, events, ideas, people across space and time.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • "grokking" (and it's a good thing I have Raph Koster's book about fun handy to rip his summary out of): "It means that you understand something so thoroughly that you have become one with it and even love it."


  • I rather gave up on Miéville after not really grokking his Iron Council, but I think I have changed my mind again.

    February Books 10) The City & The City, by China Miéville

  • Your comments are insightful and you clearly spent much more time grokking their B.S. than I had the stomach to.

    Thoughts on Opera Unite | FactoryCity

  • As for the loneliness, I'm afraid I'm incapable of grokking that because I've got Asperger syndrome, which means that I NEED some alone time on a daily basis.

    mroctober: So, it's another year

  • Plot-grokking sessions in which some of us would share our storybuilding problems with the others, and get suggestions for improvement.

    Writing Retreats «

  • Its great to see people grokking that the NYTimes has to become a platform to survive.

    The NYT API: Newspaper as Platform

  • The significance I find in this grokking, are the implications if infinity actually is real.

    R.W. Sanders: An Idiot And Infinite Wisdom

  • I could do it again in a heartbeat, so I am no great shakes when it comes to grokking the Youth of America.

    Michael Conniff: Aspen High Dis Cursive

  • Less grokking, too, though I now see just how pivotal that term, on a whole, is to the novel's structure.

    Books in 2008, #2


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