I think of the "slashdot-EFFECT" as being a server-trashing, and being 
"slashdotted" as getting a mention in slashdot.

Lennon Day-Reynolds wrote:

> I've found it interesting that other sites (Fark, BoingBoing, etc.)
> with large and loyal readership have now started verbing their own
> names as a term for the same phenomenon as the original meaning of
> /.'ed (which is the only sense in which I use it).
> 
> Perhaps some of the semantic shift is just due to the fact that more
> and more servers seem to be able to stand up to that kind of traffic,
> making the Slashdot-effect less automatic.
> 
> Lennon
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