Neil deGrasse Tyson Reaction

Neil deGrasse Tyson Reaction

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Added Nov 08, 2011 at 12:50PM EST by Don.

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Watch out Guys, we're dealing with a badass over here

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Reaction is a rage comic character and reaction face of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson making a defensive gesture. The character image is sometimes associated with the catchphrase "Watch out guys, we're dealing with a badass over here" that is used to mock arrogant and boastful statements made by Internet users.

Origin

The outline drawing was based on a still image from an interview with Tyson by the online knowledge forum Big Think[4] on living and longevity (shown below), which was uploaded to YouTube on June 3rd, 2011. The non-plussed reaction occurred when Tyson explained how Sir Isaac Newton invented calculus before his 26th birthday.



An animated GIF of the reaction was submitted to the marijuana enthusiast r/trees[5] subreddit in a post titled "when asked if i smoke weed often" on August 25th, 2011 (shown below, left). User Hippopoptimus_Prime replied to the thread with a rage comic version of the face (shown below, right).



Spread

Most examples of Neil deGrasse reaction comics are intended to poke fun at self-gratuitous comments, status updates or photos found on social networking sites. On October 23rd, 2011, Redditor Onlyhereforthelaughs submitted a rage comic featuring the Tyson rage face to the /r/f7u12 subreddit.[6] On October 25th, Redditor GiggleAtTheGoatse uploaded a screen capture of a Facebook status update that read "Smokin Weed" accompanied by the Tyson rage face and the caption "Watch out guys, we're dealing with a badass over here." An updated rage face with the "Watch out, we got a badass over here" caption was uploaded by Redditor fairlydeadfellow[3] on November 7th.


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Various Examples


TEAR HERE Watch out, we got a badass over here Dear High School Teachers, Tomorrow will be a great day for you, simply because you won't have any teenage boys bothering you. Why you ask? Because tomorrow Call of Duty:Modern Warfare 3' is finally released! Almost every teenage boy will be at home with their brand new copy and will be playing it for hours straight once they get it. I myself will be one of those teenage boys not moving from in front of the TV screen. Yours sincerely, Like . Comment . 4 minutes ago near Watch out guys, we're dealing with a bad, ass over herc Article Talk Guerrilla gardening IPEDIA e EncyclopediaFrom Wikipedia the tree encyclopedia Guerrilla gardening is gardening on another person's land without permission.
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Ay Si Ay Si

In January of 2012, image macros featuring the Neil deGrasse Tyson rage comic illustration began circulating on the Spanish-speaking web, often captioned with the phrase “Ay si ay si” (“Oh yes oh yes” in English) conveying a patronizing and sarcastic tone. On January 18th, a Meme Generator[7] page for “Ay Si” was created and a Facebook page titled “Ay si, ay si” was launched, gaining upwards of 580 items and 150,000 likes in the next 13 months respectively. On March 23rd, a Quickmeme[8] page titled “Ay Si! Ay Si!” was created.


AY SI.AY S EL BAR DEL MEME Tel's: 28-B NY RI

On December 23rd, the Spanish-language rage comic blog Cuánto Cabrón[11] posted a photograph (shown above) of a sign with the message “Ay si, ay si / El bar del meme” (“Oh yea oh yes / Meme’s Bar” in English). Within the next two months, the post received over 3,400 up votes and 490 Facebook likes. Additional examples can be found on the microblogging and social networking site Tumblr under the tag “#ay si.”[10]


Ya te crees bien creativo por copiar Todo lo de Tumblr, y publicarlo en Facebook Ay si Ay si SI OBEY Tienes una SnapBack Y Tienes" Swagg" ANDO A LA MODA AY SI AY SI SOY FRESON EL PELO COMO GOKU! HOLLISTER CALITORNIA PANTALON HOLISTE COLOR LOS NIKE DE BOTIN

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