At this point on our journey we’ll stop to take a brief look at the undercurrent of sexual tension in the MMO space by exposing the hidden meaning to several common MMO terms thus revealing their sordid alternatives.
Those who are of an easily offended nature may want to avoid delving this deep into the Inferno.
Meat Shield: Underwear.
Grind: What lovers do after they’ve removed their meat shields.
Two-boxing: See ménage à trois.
Ding: The result of a successful grind. Generally happens more quickly when two-boxing.
Spawn: The (sometimes unexpected) appearance of a new being when people have been grinding for a while.
Gold Farmer: Grinding where the sun don’t shine.
Buff: It is considered good form to give your partner a decent buff before you start grinding.
Solo: Buffing yourself because there’s nobody to grind with.
Bot: A device to allow females to solo more easily.
Bind on Equip: When improvised bots go wrong.
Instance: The female sexual organ.
Twink: The male sexual organ when it’s ready for grinding.
Nerf: The male sexual organ after grinding and a ding.
Instance run: The female sexual organ after grinding and a ding.
Rez: When a male is ready to grind again.
Gimped: Those people who like to grind whilst wearing full-body leather meatshields.
Lag: When one person fails to ding during a good grinding session.
Wipe: Something that is bound to occur if there’s been a lot of grinding and several dings.
DPS: Someone who’s a little too enthusiastic with their grinding technique.
Con: If it cons red, you’ve been grinding too much.