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“What Do You Mean You Forgot the Chicken Nuggets” is a LOLcat image macro series based on pictures of cats looking disappointed or unamused (because you forgot the chicken nuggets). Also see: X is not amused.
The earliest known instance of the “Chicken Nuggets” caption can be found in a YouTube video uploaded on September 21st, 2006, featuring an image of Serious Cat, a well-known LOLcat that became popular around the same time, and a voicedub ranting about the absence of chicken nuggets.
Throughout 2006, the phrase became closely associated with with Serious Cat image macros on 4chan, as well as spawning a variety of animated videos on YouTube. The macro series continued to propagate through LOLcat hubsites like Cheezburger and LOLcatz, while the phrase became a topic of discussion on forums like Yahoo Answers, Something Awful and eBaums World. There is also a Facebook Page dedicated to the animated YouTube video, though it has a limited number of followers.
On May 5th, 2010, YouTuber piepuppy89 posted a short cartoon featuring a boy and Serious Cat in the style of Japanese animation short series Mameshiba:
On July 16th, 2010, YouTuber dn3633 uploaded a dramatic version of piepuppy89’s “What Do You Mean You Forgot the Chicken Nuggets” video, featuring the soundtrack from the 2002 British horror film 28 Days Later:
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