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As the title suggests, I'm looking for a word for someone who wants to find a single word to describe a relatively obscure concept, and posts such questions on internet boards. If I'm informed of such a word (or even a short phrase to the same effect), I'll be able to communicate more clearly, concisely, and precisely in the internet fora that I frequent.

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closed as off-topic by KitFox Jul 13 at 18:22

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This has a distinct feel of being off-topic to it… and yet I can't help but upvote! –  Janus Bahs Jacquet Jul 13 at 9:28
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Related. –  tchrist Jul 13 at 11:47
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...... annoying –  Edwin Ashworth Jul 13 at 14:29
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There's not a single word, but I suppose you could mash it into one: Repwhore. –  KitFox Jul 13 at 17:31
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@KitFox that's not the kind of English language I would expect from a mod on here. There was nothing mentioned about rep. You're calling single-word-requesters repwhores. Flagging as offensive. Here in London, whore has strong connotations. –  Mr E. Upvoter Jul 13 at 20:57

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What about monologomaniac?

PS. I do like your question.

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I think the term you are after is Stack-barker. Or possibly Stack-breaker.

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..... Stackler? –  Edwin Ashworth Jul 13 at 14:28

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