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Last posted Jan 31, 2010 at 02:51AM EST. Added Dec 21, 2008 at 11:35PM EST
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Ohmygod, there are just so many memes to tackle – where to start?

How about focusing on the early, formative memes first?

The very first internet meme I can remember would by the Ally McBeal Dancing Baby – goes back to 1996.

Another really early video that got passed around to dozens, then thousands, then millions, then spawned an animated empire is the South Park Jesus vs. Santa Video-Christmas-Card.

Or, if you want to go back even further to the early nineties, how about Geekcode?

Some other early memes that I can recall:
– Hamster Dance!
– Viking Kittens on Rathergood
– 9-11 Tourist Guy
– Ninjas Flipping Out with REAL ULTIMATE POWER!
– Who can forget TUBCAT!
– While you cover the YATTA! meme, but don’t cover the wider idea of animutation (with Colin Mochrie)
– Spongemonkeys (even with their 15 minutes of Subway Commercial fame)

For more recent stuff, I’d like to see:
– Caramelldansen!
– (dam bukkit theif)
– Flying Spaghetti Monster (all bless his noodly appendage)
– And how could you bring up LOLcats without also mentioning the Laugh-Out-Loud Cats?
– One of my faves, Garfield Minus Garfield (and the earlier Random Garfield Generator)
– Diet Coke and Mentos (Eepybird)
– The Lucky Star Dance

And, according to, the first internet meme, “The Emoticon”, surfaced in 1982.

Anyway, that’s more than enough for now!

Apr 17, 2009 at 12:02AM EDT

Seconding RickRoll, that was HUGE and is still going.

Apr 17, 2009 at 11:52PM EDT

Guys, please look at earlier pages of memes. We have almost all of the ones you guys have been suggesting.

Apr 18, 2009 at 10:37AM EDT

The evolution and RL escape of the “Annoying Thing” (Also known as Crazy Frog)

Apr 21, 2009 at 02:45PM EDT

milhouse is not a meme…

however, milhouse is not a meme is a meme, and is already been listed.

thanks for the suggestion nontheless

Apr 22, 2009 at 09:16PM EDT

“I think __________ is a pretty cool guy, eh [verb]s and doesn’t afraid of anything.”

Mama Luigi

I second the need for Candlejack.

May 11, 2009 at 08:43PM EDT

stole my bike:

Jun 23, 2009 at 07:12PM EDT

It’s Chuck Norris
on the internets
getting Rickroll’d
wearing a three-wolf moon shirt
wielding Mohawk grenades
saying “Why so serious”
to your mom

Also, that’s what SHE said!
It’s not lupus.
What would YOU do for a Klondike bar?
I for one welcome our new [whatever] overlords.
All your base are belong to us.
Bird is the word.
so i herd u lik mudkipz
The Flying Spaghetti Monster
The Invisible Pink Unicorn
Charlie the Unicorn
Charlie bit my finger
2 girls…

Dec 11, 2009 at 03:37PM EST

Way to necro a five month old thread, Ninjay! \m/(^o^)\m/

But seriously though, most of those you suggested already have articles.

- A Challenger Appears
- Chuck Norris Facts
- Internets
- Rickroll
- Three Wolf Moon
- It’s Not Lupus (still being critiqued_)
- I for one welcome our new overlords (_still being critiqued
- All Your Base Are Belong to Us
- Mudkipz
- Leave Britney Alone!
- Flying Spaghetti Monster
- Charlie the Unicorn
- Charlie Bit Me
- 2 Girls 1 Cup

- Mr. T’s Mohawk Grenades is a meme now? Do you have proof?
- Bird is the Word
- Invisible Pink Unicorn

- Why So Serious?
- Yo Momma Jokes
- That’s What She Said
- What Would You Do For A Klondike Bar?

Dec 11, 2009 at 06:10PM EST

- Mr. T’s Mohawk Grenades is mentionned in the comments of this entry But I don’t think it’s more relevant as a meme in itself.

- Bird is the Word is a Family Guy fad. Not a meme, killed at birth by the Family Guy effect. No ?

- Invisible Pink Unicorn: Ha, this one is a “fake” religion similar to the Flying Spaghetti Monster. I forgot about this one => going to investigate on it now.

The invisible pink uniform has great potential to be a meme. I’m creating an entry now.

Dec 12, 2009 at 03:14AM EST

I was just using ones that weren’t in the comments for this page (except for Chuck Norris); it was my first time to the site. By any means, my intentions were to try to be constructive.

Btw, the ukulele kid from YouTube (singing “I’m yours”) was just featured on CNN today, if that means anything. 2,125,000 since the 6th. Watch for parodies or something as such.

Dec 12, 2009 at 04:41PM EST

how i mine 4 fish?
hammertime!/ Can’t touch this

Last edited Jan 09, 2010 at 06:02PM EST
Jan 09, 2010 at 05:59PM EST

The Mudkip meme.
That smiley face that has the eyes looking up north-east (don’t know the name)
A couple of obvious ones, such as:
Shoop da Whoop
Dr. Octogonapus

Jan 10, 2010 at 04:55AM EST

What about- The Game

Jan 10, 2010 at 08:39AM EST

Glad we know to look what’s here before saying anything.

Jan 10, 2010 at 11:28AM EST

Truly dead threads lock themselves automatically. This was not a dead thread.

Jan 10, 2010 at 01:17PM EST

Logan, why do you hate old threads so much? Is this something we could talk through?

Also, add:
Gary mothereffing Oak
Internets (as in, +1 internets)
and some other third one, I’ll edit it in if I remember.

Jan 15, 2010 at 09:54PM EST

Why was this bumped?
The purpose of this thread went out last Thursday.
Lock, plz.

Jan 31, 2010 at 02:51AM EST

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