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I can count to potato?

Last posted May 19, 2011 at 10:46AM EDT. Added May 18, 2011 at 05:45PM EDT
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This probably should be listed. I’m not sure of the origins or anything further than that but I’ve seen it on Funnyjunk and 4Chan multiple times, among other places. I really think this should be listed.

Last edited May 18, 2011 at 05:51PM EDT
May 18, 2011 at 05:45PM EDT

It’s a quote from the short-lived Comedy Central show Crank Yankers. The character Special Ed said it once.
I think I remembered that wrong.
It’s from the 2005 Johnny Knoxville flick The Ringer

Last edited May 18, 2011 at 05:55PM EDT
May 18, 2011 at 05:52PM EDT

But is it memeworthy? I’m thinking I’ve seen it enough, but I need other people’s input.

May 18, 2011 at 06:09PM EDT

I will never use the word memeworthy because worthiness isn’t a factor.
There are memes of all shapes and sizes. If you know about it, write what you know.
If you don’t know much about it, research it, and share that knowledge with others.

The phrase originated in a movie, then people quoted it a lot online many times in a range of formats.
Why were people compelled to replicate it and pass it along? What changes were made with each new iteration of it?

Follow those basic ideas and you’ll be able to figure out if what you’re talking about really is a meme and whether it’s worth your while.

TL;DR Yes.

May 18, 2011 at 07:23PM EDT

I can count to potato backwards

Last edited May 19, 2011 at 03:19AM EDT
May 19, 2011 at 03:18AM EDT

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