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    Question boss move?

    Please tell me what "boss move" means.
    By context, He seems like meaning "cool" or something.

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    #2

    Re: boss move?

    * Not a teacher

    Can you post the context? It doesn't mean much without it.

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    Re: boss move?

    Dear SirGod.

    Thank you for your reply.

    It's from an American drama.
    A man put some kind of special effect on the video and said the line below smiling.

    "No computer-generated cheat.
    That's something the audience can really invest in.
    Oh, you see that?
    Boss move, ain't it?"

    Can you tell what he means?


    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
    * Not a teacher

    Can you post the context? It doesn't mean much without it.

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    Re: boss move?

    Quote Originally Posted by mioumama View Post
    Dear SirGod.

    Thank you for your reply.

    It's from an American drama.
    A man put some kind of special effect on the video and said the line below smiling.

    "No computer-generated cheat.
    That's something the audience can really invest in.
    Oh, you see that?
    Boss move, ain't it?"

    Can you tell what he means?
    I can't be sure. It seems possible that the first two lines are self-congratulation about what he's done, and the next two are an imagined conversation between two admiring users - with 'boss', as you suggest, meaning something like cool'.

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    #5

    Re: boss move?

    I would agree with the others to an extent. In most computer games, the final villain or challenge to be defeated (at the end of a game or the end of a level, and usually more difficult to beat than other "baddies" so far) is known as the "boss villain" or simply the "boss"; thus a "boss move" is usually used to refer to a clever and difficult to achieve move or action on the player's behalf, perhaps one required to beat the boss, which I suppose the right kind of person would consider a "cool" move.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boss_(video_gaming)

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    #6

    Re: boss move?

    Oh! It's about video game! I see.
    Now I understand the meaning.
    Thank you Tullia.



    Quote Originally Posted by Tullia View Post
    I would agree with the others to an extent. In most computer games, the final villain or challenge to be defeated (at the end of a game or the end of a level, and usually more difficult to beat than other "baddies" so far) is known as the "boss villain" or simply the "boss"; thus a "boss move" is usually used to refer to a clever and difficult to achieve move or action on the player's behalf, perhaps one required to beat the boss, which I suppose the right kind of person would consider a "cool" move.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boss_(video_gaming)

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    Re: boss move?

    Dear BobK

    I understand that it may mean something like "cool".
    Thank you for replying!

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    I can't be sure. It seems possible that the first two lines are self-congratulation about what he's done, and the next two are an imagined conversation between two admiring users - with 'boss', as you suggest, meaning something like cool'.

    b

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