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launch goggles

launch goggles
 n.pl.— «With the release of any new console, peripheral manufacturers scramble to release add-ons—some unnecessary, some not—in hopes of being caught in what’s affectionately called “launch goggles.” (This is when the excitement causes a gamer, wrapped up in the moment of getting a new system, to overspend on games and extra gear.)» —“The insider” by Levi Buchanan News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.) Nov. 30, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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