1. When an individual is self pitying to the point of nausea they are said to be holding a "pity party"; this is especially the case when said individual is with a large group of friends and yet insists on sucking the life from the room through pity. Not to be confused with energy sinkholes

2. When a group is made up with "pity partying" individuals and as such, radiates an enormous amount of self-pity. This phenomenon is to be avoided at all costs as it may spiral inward into a black hole.