8 up



a term used throughout florida in the rave scene in the 1990’s and early to mid aughts, and still perhaps today, to describe someone who has been rolling or candy-flipping all night and is burned out or fried. lack of serotonin and mild depression may be -ssociated.
ah man i’m too 8 up to do anything today.
a variation of the military and law enforcement term “ate up”, which is a military term used to express someone’s uselessness and inability to perform any task.

also used to express a pointless or chaotic situation such as an unorganized task where n-body knows what they should be doing.

finally, it is used to describe a hopeless situation.
example#1-bob: “hey, i heard kevin could not score a 280 on the pistol course.”

fred: “yeah- he’s more 8 up than a soup sandwich”.

example#2: bob: “they want us to complete this -ssignment by next week, but no one knows who is supposed to be doing what”

fred: “yeah, that’s 8 up”

example#3: bob: “dude, we are stuck in the middle of the desert, and i just ran out of water”.

fred: “yeah, this is 8 the f-ck up”
a shot followed by a chaser of the popular soft drink 7-up. (alcohol) in general.
“liz, if you do another 8-up you’re gonna go all boogidy on us!”
from the wwii era meaning section 8, a category of military discharge. service members were deemed “section 8” if they were mentally unfit for service. this included being found guilty for s-xualal perversion. in modern times it is used to describe a soldier or piece of equipment that doesn’t perform or present to military standard.
ds slaughter- “pvt snuffy, you failed to shoot at least one of the 40 targets with your rifle. why are you so 8 up?”

pvt snuffy- “drill seregent, i’m not 8 up, it’s my rifle. it has been jamming and double feeding all day.”

ds slaughter- “you are still 8 up for failing to conduct proper maintenance of your weapon pvt! your weapon will function properly of it is clean and lubricated!”

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