Part of a series on Twitch Emotes. [View Related Entries]
PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.
NotLikeThis is a Twitch emote featuring Twitch employee Ben Swartz with his head in his hands. It is used by users to express dismay at an unfortunate gaming event.
On July 23rd, 2015, Twitter user @FishStix posted an image of Ben Swartz at EVO with his head buried in his hands after watching Super Smash Brothers Melee player HugS lose. FishStix suggested it would make a good emote (shown below). The name "NotLikeThis" is a quote from The Matrix.
The emote quickly became a part of Twitch chats. An inquiry about the emote's origin was posted to /r/Twitch by user frankyfictionary on October 15th, 2015. On February 17th, 2016, an Urban Dictionary definition for "NotLikeThis" referencing its popularity on Twitch was added (shown below).
On November 21st, 2016, Twitch posted an interview with Ben in which he explained the emotes origins (shown below).
Where did NotLikeThis come from?— Twitch (@Twitch) November 21, 2016
Atrioc</a> sat down with <a href="https://twitter.com/bensw?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">BenSW, the most famous face of anguish on Twitch, to find out! pic.twitter.com/iPa6OzS1Rm
 Own3d – NotLikethis Meaning
 Urban Dictionary – NotLikethis
There are no videos currently available.
+ Add a Comment
Add a Comment