Majestic as Fuck

Majestic as Fuck

Updated May 17, 2013 at 07:13PM EDT by Don.

Added May 17, 2013 at 12:20PM EDT by Don.

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About

“Majestic as Fuck” is an expression used to describe photographs of people or animals in extravagant, intimidating or graceful poses. The phrase is often sarcastically captioned on image macros in which the subject appears awkward or uncoordinated.

Origin

On October 25th, 2011, photographer Beth Saravo uploaded a photograph of a dog looking out a car window titled “Majestic as Fuck” to her Flickr[1] account (shown below).



Spread

On October 18th, 2012, Redditor HubertVonCockGobbler submitted a post to the /r/pics[2] subreddit, which referred to a High-dynamic-range imaging (HDR) photograph of his chocolate lab as “majestic as fuck” (shown below, left). Prior to being archived, the post received over 450 up votes and 15 comments.On November 30th, Redditor Dabmann submitted a post titled “Majestic as F*ck” to the /r/funny[3] subreddit, highlighting a photo of a man prancing in mid-air while holding a large sheet (shown below, right). Within six months, the post gained more than 21,300 up votes and 240 comments.



On December 5th, Redditor Shabobi posted an animated GIF of a man emerging from water titled “Majestic as fuck” (shown below, left) to the /r/gifs[4] subreddit, which accumulated upwards of 5,000 up votes and 45 comments in the first five months. On February 18th, 2013, the “Fun From 4chan” Tumblr[5] blog posted a photoshopped image of a giant Grumpy Cat looking across a field with the caption “Majestic as Fuck” (shown below, right).



On April 3rd, FunnyJunk[6] user deficiency uploaded an image macro titled “Majestic as Fuck,” which compared the perspectives shown in two photos of a bald eagle (shown below, left). Within the first six weeks, the post gained over 24,300 views and 400 up votes. On April 10th, Redditor DantzigWithMyself submitted a photograph of a running cat titled “Majestic as Fuck” (shown below, right) to the /r/aww[8] subreddit, garnering more than 7,000 up votes and 90 comments in the next five weeks. On April 12th, a Facebook[7] page titled “Majestic as Fuck” was launched, which received over 1,200 likes in the following month.



Notable Examples



Lineman Kick Photo

On May 14th, 2013, Jacksonville Jaguars football team kicker Josh Scobee tweeted a photograph of an offense lineman kicking a ball.




On May 15th, the sports blog FTW[10] highlighted the photograph, speculating that it might be Jaguars’ lineman Jason Spitz. On May 16th, Redditor preggit referred to the photograph as “Majestic as fuck” on the /r/funny[9] subreddit, where it received over 30,000 up votes and 1,100 comments in the first 24 hours. In the coming days, several photoshopped images featuring the offensive lineman began circulating on the social news site (shown below).[11][12][13][14][15]



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