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Troll Dad is series of web-comics depicting a father asking his son or daughter a question and setting them up to make a stupid pun or lame joke. Upon realizing that he/she has been trolled, the child goes into rage mode.


Google search queries for “troll dad” began to surge some time around July 2009. The earliest uses of troll dad can be traced to Reddit[1] circa June 2010.


TrollDad has spead to sites such as Reddit[2], MemeBase[3], MemeGenerator[4] and FunnyJunk[5]. There’s also a single topic blog called Troll Dad[6].


Troll dad has mainly been used as way to tell stories about the authors life or past experience with their trolling dads. It has also been use in “You Laugh You Lose” threads or other discussions of similar nature. The face of the dad is usually depicted as Troll Face / Cool Face. The Rage Guy reaction face is usually the most common face used for the son or daughter make after he or she has just been trolled. The basic break down usually goes like:

First Pane: Son appears
Second Pane: Question
Third Pane: Pun / Bad Joke
Fourth Pane: Troll Dad dancing and Rage Guy FUUUUU / Super FUUUU & Raisins

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External References

[1]Reddit – Search Results for “Troll Dad”

[2]Reddit – Troll Dad’s Favorite Knock Knock Joke

[3]MemeBase – Search Results for “Troll Dad”

[4]MemeGenerator – Search Results for “Troll Dad”

[5]FunnyJunk – Search Results for “Troll Dad”

[6]Troll Dad – The Father of all Rage Comic Sites!

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