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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of threadjack.
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Obsessed that someone might not be able to talk about sex at work, he threadjacks every post about Phelps.
I've been through so many threadjacks to know it doesn't become about the original topic, but about one person and his neuroses.
I had challenged him that he allows off-topic diversion from “his sides” and even from himself and that he only takes note of threadjacks when they are against the grain.
And by the way, getting tough on threadjacks is for our benefit and yours: readers are giving out extremely personal information that should not be posted on any website.
I'm not gonna mince words: There's been an increase in the number of unnecessary threadjacks from readers who feel compelled to share their psychodramas with the world in the comment threads of (unrelated) posts.
Here's the deal: Starred commenters will become royalty and non-starred commenters will be shuffled off to an alternative commenting universe on the site, which I'm told is quite like purgatory, one filled with screaming headless children threadjacking their own threadjacks or something.
Someone with nothing worthwhile to add to a certain conversation, but rather continually threadjacks or changes the subject, as well as thinks every member of the forum is talking about them and only them.