Sorry I keep seeing this around and I dont know what it means.
#2dafriggaPosted 4/23/2010 12:55:32 PM
buff is the beneficial spell that a synergist casts, they also can be on a boss or monster. a debuff is an enfeebling spell cast by a saboteur on an enemy, can also be cast on players --- psn: chazmoo xbl gt: chazm00
#3PhilRupPosted 4/23/2010 1:56:56 PM
i hope this is a troll topic.... --- sneaky sue. look it up on urban dictionary
#4silverhomer17Posted 4/23/2010 2:02:01 PM
Not everyone plays WoW phillip --- Mine is yours and yours is mine, there is no divide In your honor, I would die tonight, for you to feel alive
#5JE19426Posted 4/23/2010 2:39:53 PM
"Not everyone plays WoW phillip"
And WoW is the only time you use buff/debuff? --- [This signature was deleted at the request of the original poster]
#6ggrissomPosted 4/23/2010 2:41:44 PM
buff = playing in the nude debuff= french person playing in the nude --- Go Bucks- Brandon Jennings 4 ROTY-- Go Brewers!!! Gamertag = T1LT
#7DannyPeruPosted 4/23/2010 6:12:52 PM
Wow, he just asked a simple question people. No pun intended. --- Currently Playing: Bayonetta, Lost Odyssey, Halo 3, Fallout 3, Final Fantasy XIII, Left 4 Dead 2, Modern Warfare 2, Dead or Alive 4.
#8superdiddy34Posted 4/24/2010 3:13:50 AM
not everyone play rpgs like 24/7 --- Mario Kart Wii FC:3566-2642-2425 gamertag:ubendemon34
#9Man_from_UnclePosted 4/24/2010 5:52:27 AM
Does anyone know what the etymology of buff/debuff is? Something to do with shiny naked muscles?
I imagine it's probably just an Americanism that evolved from someone making a mistake in definition or grammar, but where everyone knew what he meant, so there was a sub-collective agreement to just stick with his simplified gibberish for the sake of annoying the English.
As for what they mean in this game and others, to Buff (presumably a verb) is to enhance someone; to debuff is both, to strip someone of 'buffs' (now for some reason a noun), and to cast negative status effects.
#10DarkX85Posted 4/24/2010 6:03:18 AM
From: ggrissom | #006 buff = playing in the nude debuff= french person playing in the nude