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# *Liberally applies coatings of 'RIS?'*
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:32, archived)
# What's RIS?
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:34, archived)
# exactly.
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:36, archived)
# It's now a standard reply
to anything that doesn't make a lot of sense.

It's derived from an image of Morrisons with the words RIS missing from the neon logo - to spell out MOR--ONS
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:36, archived)
# Oh right.
A bit like hatstand but different. Thank you.
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:37, archived)
# Yes like 'hatstand'
but more a meaning of WTF? rather than Strangely Amusing.
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:39, archived)
# People use it if they don't understand something usually.
like a really obscure reference.
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:39, archived)
# What's hatstand?
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:41, archived)
#
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:43, archived)
# Ah, that makes sense
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:46, archived)
# Somewhere to leave your hat...
...Phil Colins loves them.
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:43, archived)
# HAHAA!!
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:45, archived)
# haha
let me point you towards the 4rthur Dictionary for that one

www.4rthur.com/dict.php?letter=H
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:43, archived)
#
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:43, archived)
# completely hatstand
is what Terry Fuckwit was ( from Viz )
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:44, archived)
# Woo to Viz...
...
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:48, archived)
# Haha
there have been times in my life that I thought I imagined Bertie Blunt with the cuntish parrot as nobody else seemed to have a clue wtfiwboa. Woo.
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:50, archived)
# Good question
I've always just accepted 'hatstand', the meaning sort of seems obvious. But now that you mention it...

4ther isn't very helpful. Does anyone know where this came from? Is it only a b3ta thing?
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:52, archived)
# As above
it comes from a 'Viz' cartoon of the 90's. 'Terry Fuckwit, he's completely hatstand'.
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 15:55, archived)
# Oops, didn't get your reverse definition
(, Sun 5 Feb 2006, 16:03, archived)