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Q: Internet memes you'd like to catch on

Occasionally they catch on - sometimes they suck - but I suspect some of us have had some ideas on leaving a mark on the internet (especially after seeing the sucky ones actually become popular!)

 

I have two.

 

The first - 'My Hair!' If you type the 3 letter Chinese initials into your smartphone w/ auto-fill, you'll get it! (both, the phrase and it's meme)

 

Secondly - "Sainthood's Law". Similar to Godwin's Law about nazis, this is about any comparison to America being used as a 'justification' for (usually bad) behaviour or acitons. The poster is clearly trying to make their own country (or whatever) out to be a saint, by showing how America is a much worse sinner. This includes stupid calls for how bad democracy is ("In America..." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy_Index (US is last in the 20 "Full democracies" listing, with another 67 countries considered 'flawed democracies'), terrible incidents (eg, shootings, knifings, etc), corruption, social systems, laws, etc etc..

 

In invoking Sainthood's Law, you're telling the person that they really have ZERO knowledge about the rest of the world and how it functions (usually, somewhat better than the US) - and thus, it's a fail by ignorance.

 

 

Memes, apparently, can become 'official' (have a wiki page) merely by having the meme used in different forums you happen to frequent.

 

 

So - what have you come up with? And let's start using it!

5 years 39 weeks ago in  Web & Technology - China

 
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I am not sure what is really your question or wat you want to emphasize - can you enlighten me a bit?

By the way I do not find Wiki's ladders really trustworthy.

As per my opinion, commenting just on EU, Central Eastern European countries (with exception of Poland after latest election and Hungary in already two rounds ...) more democratic than the traditionally Western Europe.

But this you clearly did not have in mind ....

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I finally found a good time/place to ask what do they mean by 'meme'?  yeah, I have seen this referred to a 1000 times on the internet.  yep,  been too lazy (or maybe it was never on my mind) to research it online.  short explanation is all I need.  I'm guessing it's like 'theme' , but online? 

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