Forgive my ignorance but.......

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  1. yusuo
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    Whats a meme?

    Ok I know this is probably a really stupid question, and I could more than likely search google, but to be honest I'm a little bored and would like to know people's perception of what a meme is instead of the somewhat static response you get from most websites
     
  2. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    A meme is basically a popular internet picture, video, phrase, etc, most of the time used for comedic value.
     
  3. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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    Another word for "fad".
     
  4. soulx

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  5. prowler

    prowler Sony

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    Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man.
     
  6. s4mid4re

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    simple terms: something usually originating from 4chan that goes viral on the Internet.

    examples: ponies, pedobear, troll face, I liek mudkipz, over 9000, etc
     
  7. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    And sadly "Objection!" too...

    *Goes to sulk in a corner*
     
  8. BloodWolfJW

    BloodWolfJW Marotheit

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    An internet fad. Some popular memes can be found below:

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  9. shlong

    shlong in memoriam of gravitas

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    All and none of the things about :3
     
  10. Raiser

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    Anything that goes:

    "Yo dawg, I heard you like ___ so I put ___ in your ___ so you can ___ while you ___."

    'I' could be swapped with 'we'.
     
  11. yusuo
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    I understand now, I know of the pictures above just uneducated I suppose.

    And alot opinions helped, minus this one
    Basically because everyone I've ever known has stupid inside jokes, friends or not
     
  12. soulx

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    Take of it what you will.

    Must be accurate, though. Came from Wolfram Alpha.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. yusuo
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    Touché, but this is just one of many different opinions as proven above.

    Some are funny and I pass on and some are not (in my opinion) and i'm quite proactive.....sometimes
     
  14. Hadrian

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    For me a meme is something that was enjoyable for an hour or so but driven into the ground and made unfunny. When this dies out it becomes funny again.
     
  15. Guild McCommunist

    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

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    Then shitting in the sink is a fad?

    (Waits for Gahars to get the joke)
     
  16. Devin

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    Says the person with a meme in their signature.
     
  17. yusuo
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    This deserves to go viral, sorry, to become a meme

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jtNEx9hQOw[/youtube]
     
  18. Hadrian

    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    Some people like fads. He never stated it was a bad thing.
     
  19. KingVamp

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    Most? Not all?

    Memes get worse when they are combined.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

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    "Worse" meme.

    rule 34 [​IMG]
     
  20. Xuphor

    Xuphor I have lied to all of you. I am deeply sorry.

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    Fixed. I like it when they apply Rule 34 to strange things. Some arouses me.