Words and Phrases of Gymnastics Fandom

What are some words and phrases that have specific meaning to gymfans?

I’ll start

“Oh, that’s too bad”
“Quitters Try”
“It was a Deltchev!”
“manwipe”

Love the Manwipe!! LOL!

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This ain’t no city championships!

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I don’t know the background to “that’s a deltchev” and “manwipe”, anybody bring me up to par?

In regards to choreography, ‘Butt shelf’ and Chellsie’s famous ‘The Juicer’ or ‘Juicing Lemons.’

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I think the number 8.8 holds a special place in all of our hearts, too.

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The instant I saw that you’d posted on this thread, I knew full well what your contribution was going to be.

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Also, IT’S NOT NABZ. And Mohinimeansillusioninhindi.

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We really don’t discuss this moment enough.

Stoi and davai are also important phrases, meaningless for non Russian speakers

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Romanian Choochoo.

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Deltchev

Man Wipe

People compiled a pretty good dictionary a few years back: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13MbzFxyqXI113idtojsUENl0loaTnXu7snh5GgTbl7M/edit?usp=drivesdk

How many times Alyssa? How many times?

Sticker girlie!

It was a penny!

The beam is only 4 inches wide.

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Like a toothpick in a club sandwich!

Gymnastics 101…

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Ginormous

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“It’s not my favourite element but she makes everything look good”

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But this is more nbc-isms isn’t it? If this is about gym sentences that will mean something else to the casual observer we should we going more the route of: “omg look at those German giants”

Smooooooth

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Omg YES. Sometimes I’ll just say it to myself: “smüüüüüth!”

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