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12-28-08, 10:01 PM

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Is anyone else bothered by the "word" Gigalomaniac? Because it's seems to me to be a combination of Gigalo, a male prostitute (ok ok, that's gigolo but roll with it here) and maniac. Gigalomaniac, someone who can send delusions to others, or a person with a very interesting taste in sexual partners? That would make sense considering 6/7 gigalomaniacs are female. But seriously, does anyone know the origin of this word? I really want to know how Nitro+ came up with it.
 
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06-11-10, 3:09 AM

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I stumbled this place while doing searching about megalomania. I know this is an old topic. I just want to answer this.
I think the idea came from megalomania. The sufferer is called megalomaniac.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megalomania

Megalomania is a non-clinical word defined as
1. A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
2. An obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions.


Giga is larger than Mega, so gigalomaniac is considered to have more powerful delusion than megalomaniac?
 
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06-19-10, 11:15 PM

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the word it self just seems weird
 
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12-30-10, 8:56 PM

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I don't like the word either. It reminded me right away of megalomaniac, which is a person that delusionally thinks that they are like the king of the world or something. How does that even relate to the gigalomaniacs in this show? I guess they chose the word just because it sounds cool.
 
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03-26-12, 1:07 PM

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LeonLanford said:
I stumbled this place while doing searching about megalomania. I know this is an old topic. I just want to answer this.
I think the idea came from megalomania. The sufferer is called megalomaniac.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megalomania

Megalomania is a non-clinical word defined as
1. A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
2. An obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions.


Giga is larger than Mega, so gigalomaniac is considered to have more powerful delusion than megalomaniac?


Yes, it was derived that way (giga + ( -mega + megalomaniac) ).

It refers to people who can influence the perception, and thus reality, of others, thus causing a mass delusion.

They go further to say that the Dirac sea is directly affected, i.e. that physical reality can be changed based on the projections ("delusions") of the gigalomaniacs. This would be possible if you could alter the would on the level of gravity waves, since physical matter has cohesion due solely to gravity (ior, inter-molecular forces)... which is why they spend so much time talking about... GE-rate and lunar effects on biorhythms and so forth.
 
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12-09-12, 7:29 PM

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yeah.... chaos;head. I've watched it and came to the point of searching things relating to this anime... same as steins;gate...

well this is stupid to ask, but do you guys think that those things can possibly be real or something REAL?

and about steins;gate, about titors thing, you think its real?
hahaha LOL.

what do you think?

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