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Know anything about this dancing guy?

Last posted Nov 20, 2009 at 06:10AM EST. Added Apr 08, 2009 at 11:43PM EDT
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Pictures of this guy have been floating around for a long, long time now. Anyone got more?

Apr 08, 2009 at 11:43PM EDT
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I’ll continue to post more as I find them, but does anyone know where this originates, or even what it is called?

Apr 08, 2009 at 11:55PM EDT
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I’m finding lots of use of him on Ebaumsworld forums and Something awful, but almost every image has a different title.

Apr 08, 2009 at 11:59PM EDT
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Common titles so far include…
dancing freak,
hardcore dancer
ballkick
cat disco
dance fail.

Apr 09, 2009 at 12:00AM EDT
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This guy is a meme of some sort. Variations of the image are widespread among thousands of forums on the internet and I have a feeling he’s been around as long as people have been shopping images. More research is needed.

Apr 09, 2009 at 12:06AM EDT
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because i respect the work you are tying to do, i will share (unfortunately purely anecdotal) evidence that the skanking girl i first saw popularized in the fark.com photoshop contests circa ’06… possible link there?

Apr 09, 2009 at 03:38AM EDT
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The skanking chick is called Mosh Girl, think it’s 2005-ish -- pretty epic exploitable, here’s a good shooping thread I found:
http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=372126

Don’t know a name for that guy though. yet :)

Apr 09, 2009 at 11:36AM EDT
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Oh, this is how. About an hour ago Redspear posted “he” in this thread and then deleted his post.

date Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 9:18 PM
subject New post on What to even call it? from Know Your Meme

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A new post was added to What to even call it? on Know Your Meme

Redspear:

he

So Redspear, what’s your idea here?

Nov 19, 2009 at 11:24PM EST
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Also, we need to make it so that threads with 0 posts delete themselves. People have set up a few ones with no posts so somebody can exercise “This thread is now about X”, myself included. It was only funny the first few times.

Nov 19, 2009 at 11:29PM EST
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i was trying to say “here is an example of a forgotten goal” by it failed and then my network connection timed out.

Nov 20, 2009 at 12:03AM EST
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We became much more interested in Mosh Girl

http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/mosh-girl-moshzilla

Still would be nice to figure out who that other guy is though.

Nov 20, 2009 at 12:21AM EST
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@Chris
Haha! As soon as I saw the image at the top I thought “This needs a mosh girl remix”.
Lo and behold, what does the second post contain ;)
Loving it.

edit: And this has so blatently gotta be called Caturday Night Fever.

Nov 20, 2009 at 06:10AM EST
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