Fancy Crab

Fancy Crab

Updated May 25, 2012 at 10:52AM EDT by TL10.

Added May 22, 2012 at 03:22PM EDT by BlogDog123.

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About

Fancy Crab is an image macro series featuring a crab wearing a top hat and holding a cane. The images’ text typically states something about politics or something that may be considered fancy, using puns on ocean life.

Origin

Fancy Crab’s origin likely traces to quickmeme.com[1], in which the first image of Fancy Crab was posted on October 19th, 2011.[2]



Spread

Since Fancy Crab’s first appearance on quickmeme.com, over 400 images have been posted, and several others have spread to sites like Buzzfeed[3], Uproxx[4], and was even in The Daily Beasts’ Best Internet Memes post[5].

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External References

[1]Quickmeme – Fancy Crab

[2]Quickmeme – First Fancy Crab Submission / 10-19-2011

[3]Buzzfeed – The Best of Fancy Crab / 10-??-2011

[4]Uproxx – Meme Watch: Fancy Crab Is Sticking Up For The 1% / 10-21-11

[5]The Daily Beast – The Week’s Best Internet Memes

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@BlogDog123

We are more than happy to help you to confirm this, but we need YOU to show actual proof that this has some spread on the internet. No links means we cannot verify the legitimacy of your submission, and therefore will be swiftly deadpooled by KYM.

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