Fight-o-net



messaging
A distortion of FidoNet, often applied after a flurry of flamage in a particular echo, especially the SYSOP echo or Fidonews (see ‘Snooze).
[Jargon File]
(1996-11-04)

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  • Fight-or-flight

    noun 1. (modifier) involving or relating to an involuntary response to stress in which the hormone adrenaline is secreted into the blood in readiness for physical action, such as fighting or running away

  • Fight-or-flight reaction

    [fahyt-awr-flahyt] /ˈfaɪt ɔrˈflaɪt/ noun, Physiology, Psychology. 1. the response of the sympathetic nervous system to a stressful event, preparing the body to fight or flee, associated with the adrenal secretion of epinephrine and characterized by increased heart rate, increased blood flow to the brain and muscles, raised sugar levels, sweaty palms and soles, dilated pupils, […]



  • Fight-or-flight response

    [fahyt-awr-flahyt] /ˈfaɪt ɔrˈflaɪt/ noun, Physiology, Psychology. 1. the response of the sympathetic nervous system to a stressful event, preparing the body to fight or flee, associated with the adrenal secretion of epinephrine and characterized by increased heart rate, increased blood flow to the brain and muscles, raised sugar levels, sweaty palms and soles, dilated pupils, […]

  • Fight shy

    verb phrase To avoid: We had better fight shy of the chaos in the Balkans (1821+)



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