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  • 12/22/13--05:22: Gainax Pose
  • About

    The Gainax Pose (Japanese: ガイナ立ち, Gaina Dachi; lit. “Gainax Standing Pose”) refers to an iconic pose often appearing on anime franchises produced by a Japanese anime studio Gainax.[1] The concept of this cool and commanding pose has been shared among anime otakus since late 2000s, and it’s a popular subject on illustrators communities.

    Origin

    The first appearance of this pose, later called as “Gainax Pose”, is a scene in the 4th episode of original animation video (OAV) Gunbuster[2] released by Gainax in 1988-89, where Gunbuster is standing with its arms crossed and coming up to deck of a space warship slowly in its first launch (shown, below, left). This robot’s pose also appears on later episodes along with the protagonist’s same pose with her face filled with strong determination against the battle for the future of the earth (shown below, right).



    As same as many other scenes and settings in the anime, this pose is also the homage to a panel in the 2nd title of Getter Robo[3] series, Getter Robo G[4], written by Ken ishikawa in 1975, where Getter Dragon standing on the head of a metal beast Uzala is coming up from under the sea with its arms crossed in the final battle.



    Spread

    This pose began to catch an attention among anime otakus by two Gainax’s works in the middle of 2000s. One is the sequel OAV for the anime Diebuster[5] released in 2004-2006. Since main characters struck this pose in many highlights as the self homage to the original Gunbuster and its pilots, this pose became to be recognized as an iconic pose of that anime studio among viewers of the anime. The name “Gainax Pose” was originally coined to refer that pose in Diebuster by them.



    Gainax Pose in Diebuster

    The other is 2007 TV anime Gurren Lagann that scenario was written by Kazuki Nakashima[6], the well-known follower of Ken Ishikawa and Getter Robo series. Since “Gainax Pose” is often cited as the signature pose also in this smash hit anime in that year, its moniker and concept came to be shared among many Japanese anime viewers.



    Gainax Pose in Gurren Lagann

    By establishment of presence as the pose holding special meanings and atmospheres, “Gainax Pose” is known as a popular motif for illustrations in online illustrators communities. Fan creations or parodies of characters striking “Gainax Pose” have been continually posted to the Japanese illustrators communities pixiv[7] and Nico Nico Seiga[8] since the middle of 2008. And, some of them are reprinted to Tumblr.[9]

    Notable Examples





    Manner

    “Gainax Pose” doesn’t means a simple arm-crossed pose. It’s recognized that these 3 points are important to be called as “Gainax Pose” in the illustrators communities.

    • Atmosphere of the stately appearance
    • Character’s commanding look filled with strong determination or pride
    • Excessive visual effects by winds, smoke, flames, splashes, lights, particles, etc…

    Search Interest

    External References

    Editor’s Note: Registration is needed to browse the original videos listed in this section.

    [1]Wikipedia – Gainax

    [2]Wikipedia – Gunbuster

    [3]Wikipedia – Getter Robo

    [4]Wikipedia – Getter Robo G

    [5]Wikipedia – Diebuster

    [6]Wikipedia – Kazuki Nakashima

    [7]pixiv – Search results for ガイナ立ち

    [8]Nico Nico Seiga – Search results for ガイナ立ち

    [9]Tumblr – Search results for the tag ガイナ立ち


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    About

    Ghost in the Shell Opening Parodies (Japanese: 攻殻OPパロ) refer to a series of parody videos for the opening movie of a Japanese TV anime series Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG.[1] In particular, the cool shot in the movie is given a nickname “GitS Pose” (攻殻立ち, Kokaku Dachi; lit. “GitS Standing Pose”) by fans and it’s a popular subject for fan works by Japanese amatuer illustrators.

    Origin

    The anime Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG was originally aired 26 episodes on a PPV channel from January 2004 to January 2005. But it finally reached to large audiences by terrestrial channels’ broadcasting from April to September of 2005. The song for the opening, “rise”, was written by Japanese composer Yoko Kanno[2] who is also famous for her works in many anine/game franchises such as "Tank!" in Cowboy Bebop and "Interstellar Flight" in Macross Frontier. Meanwhile, the scene that later became to earn popularity appears at 0:57-0:58 in the movie, where members of Public Security Section 9 are standing out in a row against white background and each of them is looking in different directions.



    Spread

    There are several earliest instances of parodies for this opening movie. One is a flash movie reproducing it by Shift-JIS arts that was posted to 2channel‘s /aa/ (Shift-JIS arts) board in January 2005.[3] The other is a MAD video of Black Lagoon[4] uploaded to YouTube in 2006.[5] But, substantial increase in popularity of this series started after several MAD or hand-drawn animated videos featuring _The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, THE iDOLM@STER and Akagi[6] made smash hits on the Japanese video sharing service Nico Nico Douga in late 2007 and 2008.[7]


    【ニコニコ動画】【MAD】涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱×攻殻機動隊S.A.C 2nd GIG OP【ニコニコ動画】【手描きジョジョ】攻/殻/2ndO/Pでジョジョ3部
    Left: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya | Right: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

    In addition, that black-and-white themed cool shot caught a much attention among Japanese internet users since creators of those popular parody videos featured that posing by their own hand-drawn illustrations. Along with increasing of the popularity, that pose became to be dubbed “GitS Pose” and also became to a popular subject in the Japanese illustrators community pixiv in late 2008.[8]

    Notable Examples

    Videos


    【ニコニコ動画】アイドルマスター 偶像機動隊 L.4.U. 2nd Stage
    Left: THE iDOLM@STER | Right: Akagi[9]
    【ニコニコ動画】【HD】HELLSING×攻殻機動隊S.A.C. 2nd GIG【王立国教機動隊】ver1.1【ニコニコ動画】公安⑨課OP
    Left: Hellsing[10] | Right: Touhou Project

    Illustrations




    Search Interest

    [Not Available]

    External References

    Editor’s Note: Registration is needed to browse the original videos listed in this section.

    [1]Wikipedia – Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

    [2]Wikipedia – Yoko Kanno

    [3]俺の脳内 – 攻殻機動隊2ndGIGオープニング / Posted in January 2005

    [4]Wikipedia – Black Lagoon

    [5]YouTube – BLACKLAGOON x SAC / Posted in December 2006 (deleted)

    [6]Wikipedia – Akagi (manga)

    [7]niconico Video – Search results for 攻殻OPパロ

    [8]pixiv – Search results for 攻殻立ち

    [9]【MAD】闘牌機動隊アカギ 2ndROUND OP風 / Posted on 10-14-2008 (deleted)

    [10]Wikipedia – Hellsing


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    About

    “Stop! You Intend to Rape Me, Right? Just Like in an Ero Doujin!” (Japanese: やめて! 私に乱暴する気でしょう? エロ同人みたいに!, Yamete! Watashi ni Ranbou Suruki Deshou? Ero Doujin Mitaini!), usually called “Just Like in an Ero Doujin” (エロ同人みたいに, Ero Doujin Mitaini) for short, is a catchphrase in parody photo collages or illustrations on the Japanese web. This metafictional phrase used by creators is a sort of a couplet to viewers side’s catchphrase I’ve Seen Enough Hentai To Know Where This Is Going”in the English-speking web.

    Origin

    The original phrase was coined in "Ptolemy Private Academy ~ The Burning “Tntervention” Transfer Student: the Second Season" (私立トレミー学園 炎のKAINYU転校生 セカンドシーズン, Shiritsu Toremy Gakuen Honoo no Kainyu Tenkousei Second Season), a non-adult gag doujin comic for one of the incarnations in Gundam franchise Mobile Suit Gundam00.[1] It was released by a doujin circle OMEGA2-D at Comiket75 in December 2008.

    In the story, Marina Ismail[2], known as the “poverty princess” among fans, uttered this phrase when she was arrested by cultivating potatos in a public park and taken away to an interrogation room. This scene itself is also a parody for the original episode in the anime.



    Translation:

    Marina: Stop… You intend to rape me, right? (やめて… 私に乱暴する気でしょう?)
    Marina: Just like an ero doujin. (エロ同人みたいに)
    Guard: No way. Move your ass! (しねーよ とっとと入れ!)

    Spread

    In the early days, this metafictional remark had been just an in-joke among some female Gundam Otakus due to the popularity of the doujin circle among them. Then, it became to be used in photo collages as a punch line which gave a surrealistic lulz to pictures in the middle of 2010. One of the well known instances in the earliest days is this Rei Miyamoto’s version that utilizes a panel from Japanese comic Highschool of The Dead[3] (Shown below). Pixiv Encyclopedia[4] says the style of this parody, repeating “Just Like an Ero Doujin” twice, was established by this collaged photo.



    Those collaged photos were mainly posted to Futaba Channel (2chan) or linked to 2channel. And blogs summarizing threads for those collaged photos in each forums began spreading the manner of this parody in the late of that year. Besides, an illustration for Yayoi Kise from the Japanese TV anime series Fresh Precure introduced this catchphrase into parody illustrations in illustrators communities pixiv[5] and Nico Nico Seiga[6] in early 2012. It was drawn by the Japanese semi-professional illustrator Yu Matsushita who is also known as the creator of Glasses Sayaka.



    Notable Examples





    Search Interest

    External References

    Editor’s Note: Registration is needed to browse the original videos listed in this section.

    [1]Wikipedia – Mobile Suit Gundam 00

    [2]Gundam Wiki – Marina Ismail

    [3]Wikipedia – Highschool of the Dead

    [4]pixiv Encyclopedia – エロ同人みたいに (Japanese)

    [5]pixiv – Search results for エロ同人みたいに

    [6]Nico Nico Seiga – Search results for エロ同人みたいに! (Japanese)


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  • 12/22/13--05:22: Cleaning Levi
  • Editor’s note: Work in Progress


    About

    Cleaning Levi (Japanese: お掃除兵長, Osouji Heicho; lit. Captain of Cleaning) refers to the cleaner mode of Levi (リヴァイ)[1], the most powerful soldier in mankind in the Japanese manga/anime Attack on Titan. Levi’s cleaning scene has earned a much of popularity among fans despite of its quite short appearance in the story, and hence it has been featured in many of fan works and parodies for this franchise.

    Origin

    “Cleaning Levi” appeared in the scene where Levi and his Special Op Squad began cleaning the old recon corps headquarter that had been abandoned for a long time. This scene representing Levi’s “clean freak” nature is included in the 20th episode printed in the volume 5 of comic book series (shown below, left), and the 15th episode in the TV anime series titled “Special Operations Squad: Prelude to the Counterattack, Part 2”. It was aired on June 20th, 2013 (shown below, right).


    <!-- fig. original comic -->

    Spread

    The moment of Levi in the cleaner mode popping out from the window caught a much attention among viewers and fans due to its surrealistic lulz. Levi in this scene became to be dubbed “Cleaning Levi” or “Captain of Cleaning”, and introduced as another subject of fan works for Levi in the creators communities Nico Nico Douga (NND)[2], pixiv[3], Nico Nico Seiga[4] as well as deviantART in the English-speaking web. And many of them are reprinted onto Tumblr.[5]

    In particular, Cleaning Levi has been often utilized in female otakus favorite style of fan works, tracing existing movies by hand-drawn animation or Miku Miku DanceCGI characters, since it looked so cute to a vast amount of female fans addicted to Levi. The most succeeded instance of Cleaning Levi fan works/parodies is an opening credits parody uploaded by a female NND user Mary (マリィ)[6] on July 24th, 2013.[8] This video on NND had earned over 1 million views within its first month, and covered its popularity by an online news.[9]


    【ニコニコ動画】【進撃の巨人】進撃のリヴァイ兵長【手書きトレス】

    In addition, a Japanese cosplay event “Japan Cosplay Festival” recreated the window for Cleaning Levi cosplayers at their event held on October 26th and 27th.[10]


    <!-- fig. window -->

    Cleaning Levi in the Official

    Cleaning Levi has been also featured in the official merchandise. Cleaning Levi was included in the official button collection released by a Japanese anime goods retailer Animate in July 2013[11], and in the rubber strap collection as a purchase bonus in Kotobukiya’s official online store.[12] Moreover, a Japanese doll maker Sentinel announced that the special limited edition of Levi’s “Osouji version” doll will be limited released in January 2014.[13]


    <!-- fig. Can Badge →<!- fig. Rubber Strap →<!- fig. Sentinel Doll -->
    Left: Button | Center: Rubber Strap | Right: Doll

    Notable Examples

    Videos


    【ニコニコ動画】リヴァイ兵長が 吹 っ 切 れ た【ニコニコ動画】リヴァイリヴァイ【進撃の巨人MAD】
    Left: Fukkireta | Right: Mayim Mayim
    【ニコニコ動画】城のホコリ共に完全勝利したリヴァイ兵長UC【ニコニコ動画】【進撃のMMD】お掃除兵長でCall Me Maybe
    Left: Slow Loris' Victory Pose with UC | Right: Call Me MaybeMMD Dacne Edition

    Illustrations & Cosplays

    Search Interest

    External References

    Editor’s Note: Registration is needed to browse the original videos listed in this section.


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  • 12/23/13--04:22: Nightcore
  • Origin
    Nightcore (artiest) is a Norwegians act consisting of Thomas S. Nilsen (aka DJ TnT) and Steffen Ojala Søderholm (aka DJ SoS). Formed in 2002.

    Thomas S. Nilse and Steffen Ojala Søderholm started off the first track for a school project they made first CD Energized of 13 tracks using Dance eJay.

    After their debut self-titled CD Energized released in 2002, Thomas S. Nilse and Steffen Ojala Søderholm have made Summer Edition 2002, L’hiver, Caliente and Sensaciòn and gave them to who are interested, using the name Nightcore.

    After 2003, Nightcore release no more news or release, leaving the only a website with basic information of the band and a Myspace page.

    On July 20, 2011 Nightcore created their offical Facebook page.[5] Releasing few more nightcore songs including Astral Plane, All I Want For Christmas Is You, Hater Å Elske Deg and Into The Sky.

    Spread
    During years of disappearance, songs of the group began to be used in different AMV and uploaded to YouTube by various YouTube users. One of the first upload is Dam Dadi Doo used in Kingdom Hearts AMV in 2006, accumulated 700,000 views till now. In 2007 to 2010, more original Nightcore songs had been uploaded, accumulated more attention to Nightcore music.

    Without knowing the actual artist Nightcore due to its absence over years, numbers of YouTube users began to mimic the style of Nightcore songs and uploaded very fast temp and high pitched version of songs on YouTube, using the name Nightcore as the style/genre of their songs. Some of the fan made songs were great hits, accumulated millions of views till now.

    After the success of fan made Nightcore style music, more YouTube users mimicked the Nightcore style to not only the orignal genre Trance, Dance and Techno but also all range of music genre including instrumental music. Appealed to a even wider range of audience.


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  • 12/23/13--07:23: Jesus Christ, How Horrifying
  • About

    “Jesus Christ How Horrifying” is a quote used in reaction images to describe shock, horror, or disgust in something.

    Origin

    The original image comes from now defunct webcomic “Horribleville”. The comic[1], from which the original reaction image was created, had been posted in March 29th 2009.

    Spread

    In April 6th 2009, a Youtube user Shesellssheshells had posted a video[2] based on the comic, from which the quote had originated. Later, in March 30th 2012, another Youtube user ImmaThatGuy had made a video[3] of the quote from the original video.

    In December 12th, 2011, Team Four Star, most notably known for making “Dragon Ball Z Abridged”, put in a derivative of the reaction face at the end of the Episode 26, with a voice-over of one of their voice-actors.

    The image and its derivatives had been posted on sites such as 4chan[4], Funnyjunk[5], Katawa Shoujo Forums[6], Reddit[7], and Minecraft Forums[8].

    Notable Examples


    Search Interest

    External References

    [1]Horribleville – 2009-03-29

    [2]Youtube – Horribleville 03/29/09

    [3]Youtube – Jesus Christ, how horrifying

    [4]thisisnotatrueending – Usage on 4chan

    [5]Funnyjunk – Usage on Funnyjunk

    [6]Katawa Shoujo Forums – Usage on the site

    [7]Reddit – Usage on Reddit

    [8]Minecraft Forums – Usage on the site


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  • 12/23/13--07:34: Dat dash/ ay gurl
  • Dat dash/ay gurl comes from user Bilge Rat on cheezburger. It comes from a scene from my little pony friend ship is magic season 4 episode daring don’t and has only 1 post so far but we are sure it will be popular


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  • 12/23/13--09:20: Pussy Riot
  • About

    Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk rock band who are best known for staging and filming unauthorized guerrilla performances in public locations in protest against the policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The band gained international fame in February 2012, after two of its band members were convicted on charges of hooliganism and sentenced to two years in prison.

    Online History

    [researching]

    Search Interest



    External References

    Free Pussy Riot – About The Organization


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    Goat Who Has Amnesia and Also Hate Uruguayan People is a new meme from 9gag and the [s4s] board on 4chan. It is about a goat who has amnesia and hates Uruguay. He forgets lots of things, and blames everything on Uruguay.


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  • 12/23/13--10:10: Bury Pink Grill
  • this is nice meme


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  • 12/23/13--11:03: Russian DOTA2
  • Spread

    • Russian Dota is a term used by most of non-Russian Dota players. Since it’s possible to select any region as a server in Dota, our Russian friends joined us to play at US or English servers. Bad news. There was a huge explosion of new players during this update, causing feeders/trolls/leavers flow into stable Dota community. After a few years, Russians became a phenomenon. If your team has a Russian, game is way harder than regular.

    Examples

    Here’s some examples,









    Some video examples,


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  • 12/23/13--11:47: So Freedom Doge
  • Wow. Se security. Very scare. Much hidings.

    http://www.cesound.com/freedomz.jpg


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    About

    “So I Got That Goin’ For Me, Which is Nice” is an advice animal image macro series featuring a screen capture of the character Carl Spackler (played by Bill Murray) from the 1980 comedy film Caddyshack. The captions usually begin with a sentence revealing a personal problem or ordeal, followed by a notion of a silver lining and the original quote from Caddyshack in verbatim.

    Origin

    In the film Caddyshack, assistant greenskeeper Carl Spackler tells a story about receiving a blessing in lieu of a tip while caddying for the Dalai Lama, ending the anecdote with “So I got that goin’ for me, which is nice” (shown below).



    On June 23rd, 2013, Redditor Thereminz submitted an image macro of Carl Spackler to the /r/AdviceAnimals[1] subreddit, which included a caption about losing his job and having dental work done with the saving grace of receiving a gift of Reddit gold (shown below). Within the first five months, the post gained over 7,300 up votes and 75 comments.



    Spread

    On July 19th, 2013, Redditor yellow6r submitted a Carl Spackler captioned image to /r/AdviceAnimals[2] celebrating the creation of a moderately successful image macro (shown below, left), which received more than 3,000 up votes and 30 comments in the next five months. On July 23rd, Redditor Boozbooznbooz submitted a post to /r/AdviceAnimals[3] lamenting being stuck at an office job all day, which including a Carl Spackler image macro celebrating his Reddit profile anniversary (shown below, right). Within four months, the post garnered upwards of 2,400 up votes and 15 comments.



    On November 27th, Redditor indaochan posted an image macro to /r/AdviceAnimals[4] (shown below, left) mocking Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year” cover from 2006, which declared everyone reading the magazine the year’s winner. In the following three weeks, the post gained over 18,000 up votes and 500 comments. On December 17th, Redditor acidulous submitted a Carl Spackler image macro to /r/AdviceAnimals[5] about losing control of several bodily functions (shown below, right), accumulating more than 12,200 up votes and 260 comments in the first 24 hours.



    Notable Examples



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  • 12/18/13--16:46: C Plus Equality C+=
  • Overview

    C Plus Equality is a satirical programming language created by 4chan users in response to a proposal of a feminist programming language published on the humanities and technology site Hastac in December 2013.

    Background

    On December 11th, 2013, feminist Arielle Schlesinger wrote a blog post for Hastac[1]about a project aimed at creating a a feminist programming language. On December 13, the article was posted in the /g/ (technology) board on 4chan, along with links to a feminist programming language titled “C Plus Equality” on GitHub[2] and BitBucket, credited to the parody feminist organization Feminist Software Foundation.



    Notable Developments

    On December 13th, 2013, the Feminist Software Foundation[9] website was launched, which contains links to the C Plus Equality source code.



    On December 14th, blogger Molly White[4] published a post about the GitHub page, criticizing the satirical coding language for being misogynistic. On December 14th, the repositories were banned from both GitHub and BitBucket. On December 18th, YouTuber Juliette De Fonteville uploaded a mock promotional video for the satirical “Feminist Software Foundation” (shown below).



    On December 19th, C Plus Equality was moved to the Google Code[5] database. On the same day, Redditor FemSF submitted the new hosting location to the /r/TumblrInAction[6] subreddit, where it received upwards of 340 up votes and 175 comments in the first eight hours. On the same day, a C Plus Equality interpreter titled “InHERpreter” was uploaded to the Google Code[7] website. Also on December 19th, C Plus Equality was mirrored on the open source hosting database Gitorious.[8]

    Search Interest

    [Not available]

    External References


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  • 12/18/13--22:12: Hexafusion / Triple Fusion
  • About

    Hexafusion, also known as Triple Fusion and /co/ Fusion, refers to the fan art practice of creating a composite character by combining the physical features of three fictional characters from different universes, which is typically visualized in a hexagonal schematic detailing each component of the fusion process.




    Origin

    On November 20th, 2013, a fusion of the character Wendy from the animated TV series “Gravity Falls” and Frankie from the animated TV series “Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends” called “Wanky”[1] was posted on 4chan’s /co/ (Comics & Cartoons) board (shown below, left). Shortly after, a chart was created featuring both characters with the addition of the character Vicky from the animated TV series “Fairly Oddparents” (shown below, right).



    Precursor

    The concept of creating a hybrid character has been illustrated through Pokemon fan art (Pokefusion) since as early as November 2008 with a contest hosted by the Kongregate[3] message board to see who could create the best fused sprite out of several Pokemon creatures in canon. The winning submission (shown below) incorporated various features from Infernape, Giratina, Metang, Articuno and Alakazam.



    Spread

    On November 22nd, 2013, the same chart was posted by Tumblr[2] user plagueofgripes, gaining over 280 notes within the first month. Over time, numerous amount of such fusions have appeared. An image booru titled “co-fusions” was created as an archive for examples from the series.[3] On December 20th, DeviantArtist[4] ValorNomad submitted co-fusion of Tifa Lockheart from the 1997 role-playing game Final Fantasy VII, the Pokemon Gardevoir and Twilight Sparkle from the animated television series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (shown below).



    Notable Examples


    External References


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  • 12/19/13--09:02: The Worst Room


  • About

    The Worst Room is a single topic blog highlighting photographs and descriptions of expensive, small and unsanitary rooms placed for rent on the classified advertisement site Craigslist.

    Origin

    On May 2nd, 2013, freelance cinematographer Ryan Nethery launched a Tumblr blog titled “The Worst Room” as a place to catalog the terrible rooms for rent he had discovered on Craigslist while trying to find housing in New York City. The first post featured a photograph of a windowless room for rent in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for $850 (shown below).



    Spread

    On May 8th, Redditor rotzooi posted a link to the blog to the /r/nyc[4] subreddit, where it received over 640 up votes and 240 comments prior to being archived. In the coming days, several news sites published articles about the Tumblr blog, including The Huffington Post,[1] BuzzFeed,[2] Laughing Squid[5] and The Daily Dot.[6] On June 25th, the New York Daily News published an interview with Nethery, revealing that the site had reached over 25,000 followers on Tumblr. On June 26th, the /r/theworstroom[3] subreddit was launched to showcase ads for rental apartments in exceptionally poor condition. On December 3rd, The Worst Room was featured on Tumblr’s year-in-review list of top ten most viral blogs of 2013.

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    About

    Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Epic Split is a video advertisement for the automobile manufacturer Volvo, in which actor and martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme performs a straddle split while balancing between two large trucks in reverse drive. Upon its release in November 2013, the commercial instantly went viral on YouTube and inspired a series of parody videos featuring both live action and digitally manipulated variations of the stunt.

    Origin

    On November 13th, 2013, the Volvo Trucks YouTube channel uploaded a video titled “The Epic Split,” in which two Volvo Globetrotter trucks are shown driving parallel in reverse while slowly separating for Van Damme to perform a split between them (shown below). In the first two months, the video gained over 61.4 million views and 37,600 comments.



    Spread

    On November 14th, 2013, the commercial was submitted to the /r/movies[1] subreddit, where it received more than 4,700 up votes and 580 comments. On November 16th, YouTuber Artjail VFX uploaded a parody video with Toronto mayor Rob Ford digitally edited into the original commercial (shown below, left), accumulating upwards of 2.4 million views and 640 comments in the following five weeks. On November 19th, model and actor Channing Tatum uploaded an epic split parody video as a promotion for his upcoming comedy film 22 Jumpstreet (shown below, right). In the next month, the video garnered more than 13.8 million views and 490 comments.



    On the same day, the digital artist Mikey Borup uploaded an edited version of the commercial in which Van Damme’s legs stretch as if he were the character Dhalsim from the Street Fighter video game series. On December 18th, the Hungarian animation firm Delov Digital released a parody video featuring a digitally rendered Chuck Norris balancing between two jets with 11 soldiers on his shoulders (shown below, right), which garnered more than 5.9 million views and 14,400 comments in the first 48 hours.



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    About

    The Most Annoying Sound in the World is a viral video posted around 2007-08.

    Origin

    In the 1994 movie Dumb and Dumber, the main protagonists were driving in a fleece covered automobile. One of the protagonists, the one to the left, asks if they want to hear the most annoying sound in the world. Then, he makes a loud screeching noise. The whole scene was unscripted.

    Spread

    On January 21, 2007, loki69er of Youtube labeled The Most Annoying Sound In The World.

    In 2010, fourest of YTMND posted Most Annoying Pop Star In The World.


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  • 12/25/13--18:03: Oi amostra o pinto
  • Oi amostra o pinto (‘’Hi show the dick’’ in english) is a brazilian meme that was originated in the end of 2013.

    A kid girl was talking from webcam with a young male on Omegle,and the kid sayed: ‘’Oi amostra o pinto’’.

    A unknown person took a print screen,posted on Facebook,and then becomed a meme.

    There are no relates of who was the first page to post this meme.The Facebook’s page ‘’Oi amostra o pinto’’ is not the first page to post the meme,it is just a page dedicated for the meme.


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  • 12/26/13--12:25: Little Dolls
  • will come back to elaborate on this hoopblah ‘meme’ if it hasn’t been deadpooled by tomorrow.

    About

    ‘Little Dolls’ is a series of ‘unsettling’ portraits from Alain Delorme, a notable 4chan user who occasionally browses the /b/ and /p/ boards. Recently they’ve gotten popular on /b/ for having a strong Uncanny-Valley factor heavy applied, through photo-manipulative programs, to the ‘Dolls’ in the images.

    Origin

    Around October in 2013, an anonymous poster took to 4chan’s /b/ board to post a series of Alain Delorme’s ‘Little Dolls’ collection. Roughly an hour after posting the full set, the poster revealed himself to be none other than Alain himself. Gaining a reputation on 4chan for his weird works, the photographer started posting in /p/ boards to get himself recognized by the photography community. To his dismay, the internet hacking group Anonymous didn’t take kindly to his works involving children; going as far to label him a pedophile for attempting to make the girls in the ‘Little Dolls’ set appear attractive by applying adult eyes and mouth for an alluring & seductive effect. In spite of Alain Delorme, Anonymous edited the Little Dolls to look like famous 4chan figures. These vary from exchanging the girl’s faces with Chris Hansen, Christopher Poole, and many others. Nowadays, it isn’t just Anonymous anymore looking to making ‘lulzy’ edits but random 4chan users in general.

    Spread

    From time to time, at least once a day, one may get a glance of a ‘Little Dolls’ thread on the /b/ board. These threads are created by their respective OPs usually in hope to terrify other anons with the original work. Rarely, the threads are created in hopes that people can give their criticisms about the meaning behind the pictures. So far, this ‘meme’ has yet to breach onto other social sites apart from 4chan.


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