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verb: to create a situation whereby a room falls completely silent, especially within the context of stand-up comedy

"he totally cricketed at the open mic last night"

syn. to bomb, to die —This unsigned comment was added by (talk).

Cricket in photoEdit

That might not be a field cricket. —This unsigned comment was added by (talk).

I'm no expert, but it's labelled as a field cricket and used to illustrate such on several projects. It also went through a featured picture candidacy on en.wp in 2005, which it failed, but the label was not questioned. In summary, it looks as though lots of people think it is a field cricket and so unless you're sure it isn't then I think it is safe to leave it labelled as such (or replace it with a picture of something that definitely is a cricket of course). Thryduulf (talk) 09:51, 8 August 2010 (UTC)


grillon (fr)
Grille (de)
γρύλος (el) (grýlos)

grillo m
gryllus (la)
grilo (pt)
grillo (es)
krekel (nl)
cricket (en)
criquet (fr)

сверчок (ru) (sverčok)
cri-cri (fr)
جیرجیرک (fa) (jirjirak)

siriss (pl sirisser)
syrsa (pl syrsor)
蟋蟀 (xīshuài)
실솔 (silsol)

--KYPark (talk) 13:31, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

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