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CAN YOU MAKE A MEME IF YOU WANT TO MAKE ONE?

Last posted Jan 10, 2012 at 12:10PM EST. Added Dec 19, 2011 at 01:30PM EST
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CAN YOU MAKE A MEME IF YOU WANT TO MAKE ONE OR CAN YOU ONLY MAKE ONE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO MAKE ONE?

Dec 19, 2011 at 01:30PM EST
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Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like? No meme making on this site, requesting lock and/or deletion.

Dec 19, 2011 at 01:32PM EST
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This thread is now a meme.

No, seriously. You can’t make a meme. It is impossible. You can create a catalyst for a meme, but most of the time it is viewed as forced. I remember watching a video of the so called “creator” of that Nigel Thornberry meme, but even then it takes many people to parody/exploit/share this idea.

That’s all I can really say.

Dec 19, 2011 at 01:37PM EST
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i see what your saying but lets say I make something that i WANT to be a meme will it be a meme then? can something only be a meme if they do not choose for it to be a meme?

Dec 19, 2011 at 01:41PM EST
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DEPENDS ON THE AMOUNT OF CAPS YOU USE FOR THE MEME.

But no, you can’t make a meme.

Memes are created through the popularity and spread they gained on the web, along with the various ways they can be used. Basically anything that has gained popularity on the web can turn into a meme if it grows large enough, but you can’t force it to spread. If a meme isn’t received well by the masses, it won’t become a meme and you should leave it at that. Sometimes a meme gets resurrected in the future, but this commonly happens by accident, so don’t expect it to happen.

But back to the topic, you can’t create a meme. As said before, you can’t control the spread your creation gets, whether you intended it or not. Forcing it to spread will only result in negative responses, ruining nearly every chance it ever got in becoming a meme. Don’t try to create something with the intention of making it a meme, people will see through it and reject it as a result. Although some have succeeded in creating a meme, memes are usually created by accident. And it’s exactly that accidental creation what makes every meme unique.

Last edited Dec 19, 2011 at 01:47PM EST
Dec 19, 2011 at 01:46PM EST
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You know, I have the feeling I’ve already seen that kind of thread before.
Deja-vu much.

Dec 19, 2011 at 01:51PM EST
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Tomberry wrote:

You know, I have the feeling I’ve already seen that kind of thread before.
Deja-vu much.

We’ve probably lost count.

Dec 19, 2011 at 01:57PM EST
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USING ALL CAPS MAKES MY FORUM POST MORE RELEVANT

Dec 19, 2011 at 03:21PM EST
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and you guys criticized me for all caps when i joined 2 years ago

Dec 19, 2011 at 03:42PM EST
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Ann Hiro wrote:

and you guys criticized me for all caps when i joined 2 years ago

I WAS BEING SARCASTIC

Dec 19, 2011 at 04:00PM EST
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Skitch the Wolf, KYM Community Pet wrote:

Hay guise, lookit, I posted dis trike I makin a memes, lololololol

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Dec 19, 2011 at 06:57PM EST

Yep.

Dec 19, 2011 at 08:04PM EST

Sam Harris wrote:

CAN YOU MAKE A MEME IF YOU WANT TO MAKE ONE OR CAN YOU ONLY MAKE ONE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO MAKE ONE?

WE CAN MAKE MEMES IF WE WANT TO.

Dec 19, 2011 at 09:56PM EST
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But if they’re not memes then they’re not memes and OP’s still a phag …

Last edited Dec 19, 2011 at 10:06PM EST
Dec 19, 2011 at 10:05PM EST
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I say we can make memes where we want to!

A place the whole internet will find!

And we can act like were from the Internet!

And leave IRL behind!

Last edited Dec 19, 2011 at 11:08PM EST
Dec 19, 2011 at 11:08PM EST
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AlexGhostaRica wrote:

But if they’re not memes then they’re not memes and OP’s still a phag …

SAY, WE CAN GO WHERE WE WANT TO

Dec 20, 2011 at 12:22AM EST
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CAPS LOCK MAKE ME STRONG!

But, to be serious (On the internet? Wow!) for a moment, it’s impossible for just one person to make and spread a meme. Well, unless one had hundreds of accounts promoting it. But that would be overkill.

Oh, and by the way…inb4 the lock!

Jan 09, 2012 at 10:15PM EST

Piano wrote:

SAY, WE CAN GO WHERE WE WANT TO

A PLACE THEY’LL NEVER FIND

Jan 09, 2012 at 10:21PM EST
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BECAUSE YOUR MEMES DON’T SPREAD AND IF THEY DON’T SPREAD, WELL, THEY’RE NO MEMES OF MINE

Jan 09, 2012 at 10:56PM EST
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I say, we can bump dead threads if we want to!

A place the whole forum will find!

And we can act like we must be new here!

Leave common sense far behind!

Jan 10, 2012 at 07:35AM EST
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We can force (Memes!).

We can make memes when we want to
The ‘net is young and so am I
And we can dress real neat
We’ll look real 1337
And surprise you with Goku from DbZ Kai.

Last edited Jan 10, 2012 at 12:11PM EST
Jan 10, 2012 at 12:10PM EST
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