, YAAD is an abbreviation for Yet Another Annoying Death. It is different from YASD
(Yet Another Stupid
Death) in that YASD typically refers to a death
that could have been avoided with more care
of Nethack, such as choking to death on a wraith
corpse or being killed by a newt
while paralysed by a floating eye
, while YAAD typically refers to death from unavoidable bad luck. A typical YAAD would be when everything is going fine until...
You fall into a pit!
You land on a set of sharp iron spikes!
The spikes were poisoned!
The poison was deadly....
Do you want your possessions identified?