History WebOriginal / LOLCats

22nd Jun '16 6:15:16 AM longWriter
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* StopHelpingMe: InUniverse. The implied Human response to a statement ending in "no need to thank me".


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* UnwantedAssistance: "Stop Helping Me" is the implied Human response to a statement ending in "no need to thank me".
22nd Apr '16 12:21:00 PM DrNoPuma
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* WilyWalrus: Zig-zagged with Lolrus, simply because his personality and appearance vary DependingOnTheWriter. In the original picture, he was portrayed as a lovable [[InformedSpecies elephant seal]] obsessed with his favorite bucket (or as he calls it, "bukkit"). Whether or not a Lolrus picture is of an actual walrus, the character is still usually portrayed as a benevolent creature looking for bukkits. Others play this trope straight by presenting Lolrus as violent and demanding.

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* WilyWalrus: WarmHeartedWalrus: Zig-zagged with Lolrus, simply because his whose personality and appearance vary DependingOnTheWriter. In the original picture, he was portrayed as a lovable [[InformedSpecies elephant seal]] obsessed with his favorite bucket (or as he calls it, "bukkit"). "bukkit.") Whether or not a Lolrus picture is of an actual walrus, the character is still usually portrayed as a benevolent creature looking for bukkits. Others play this trope straight by presenting Lolrus bukkits.
* WilyWalrus: Lolrus, despite usually leaning more towards WarmHeartedWalrus, is sometimes presented
as violent and demanding.
20th Mar '16 7:30:36 AM DrNoPuma
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* WilyWalrus: Zig-zagged with Lolrus, simply because his personality and appearance vary DependingOnTheWriter. In the original picture, he was portrayed as a lovable [[InformedSpecies elephant seal]] obsessed with his favorite bucket (or as he calls it, "bukkit"). Whether or not a Lolrus picture is of an actual walrus, the character is still usually portrayed as a benevolent creature looking for bukkits. Others play this trope straight by presenting Lolrus as violent and demanding.
22nd Nov '15 1:03:14 PM PixelKnight
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* {{Defictionalization}}: The San Francisco artist who painted a [[http://laughingsquid.com/the-worlds-largest-lolcat-invisible-bike-mural/ Three-story tall LOLCat mural]] on the side of his building.
11th Oct '15 2:27:59 PM Theatre_Maven_3695
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'''[=LOLcats=]''' are an Internet meme which is best described as the lovechild of {{Cute Kitten}}s and MemeticMutation. Lolcats are {{Image Macro}}s that combine photos of cats with humorous captions, usually in a form of [[YouNoTakeCandle broken english]] known as "kitty pidgin" or "lolspeak". It should be noted that using bad spelling as humour is [[OlderThanTheyThink hardly a new phenomenon.]] And the practice of combining [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sepia_lolcat.jpg cats with funny captions]], goes back even further. However, the modern-day phenomenon of [=LOLcats=] originates from the ImageBoard 4chan, where every Saturday users posted funny pictures of kitties, a practice called "Caturday". This didn't become a sensation until the launching of the website [[http://icanhascheezburger.com I Can Has Cheezburger?]] which takes its name from [[http://icanhascheezburger.com/2007/01/11/i-can-has-cheezburger-3/ this popular image.]]

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'''[=LOLcats=]''' are an Internet meme which is best described as the lovechild of {{Cute Kitten}}s and MemeticMutation. Lolcats are {{Image Macro}}s that combine photos of cats with humorous captions, usually in a form of [[YouNoTakeCandle broken english]] known as "kitty pidgin" or "lolspeak". It should be noted that using bad spelling as humour is [[OlderThanTheyThink hardly a new phenomenon.]] And the practice of combining [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sepia_lolcat.jpg cats with funny captions]], goes back even further. However, the modern-day phenomenon of [=LOLcats=] originates from the ImageBoard 4chan, where every Saturday users posted funny pictures of kitties, a practice called "Caturday". This didn't become a sensation until the launching of the website [[http://icanhascheezburger.com I Can Has Cheezburger?]] which takes its name from [[http://icanhascheezburger.com/2007/01/11/i-can-has-cheezburger-3/ [[https://thecynicalrobloxranters.wordpress.com/lolcats-the-history/ this popular image.]]
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6th Jul '15 6:51:06 PM WillKeaton
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They have spawned spinoffs like [[http://ihasahotdog.com Loldogs]], [[http://www.walrusbucketsaga.com/ Lolruses]], [[BunniesForCuteness Lolbunnies]], Lolbirds, Lolhamsters, Lolowls, Lolpigs, [[http://lolthulhu.com/ Lolthulhu,]] and even Lolhumans like [[OurPresidentsAreDifferent Lolpresidents.]]

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They have spawned spinoffs like [[http://ihasahotdog.com Loldogs]], [[http://www.walrusbucketsaga.com/ Lolruses]], Lolruses,]] [[BunniesForCuteness Lolbunnies]], Lolbunnies,]] Lolbirds, Lolhamsters, Lolowls, Lolpigs, [[http://lolthulhu.com/ Lolthulhu,]] and even Lolhumans like [[OurPresidentsAreDifferent Lolpresidents.]]
6th Jul '15 6:50:41 PM WillKeaton
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'''[=LOLcats=]''' are an Internet meme which is best described as the lovechild of {{Cute Kitten}}s and MemeticMutation. Lolcats are {{Image Macro}}s that combine photos of cats with humorous captions, usually in a form of [[YouNoTakeCandle broken english]] known as "kitty pidgin" or "lolspeak". It should be noted that using bad spelling as humour is [[OlderThanTheyThink hardly a new phenomenon]]. And the practice of combining [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sepia_lolcat.jpg cats with funny captions]], goes back even further. However, the modern-day phenomenon of [=LOLcats=] originates from the ImageBoard 4chan, where every Saturday users posted funny pictures of kitties, a practice called "Caturday". This didn't become a sensation until the launching of the website [[http://icanhascheezburger.com I Can Has Cheezburger?]], which takes its name from [[http://icanhascheezburger.com/2007/01/11/i-can-has-cheezburger-3/ this popular image]].

However, the [=LOLcats=] phenomenon extends further than just {{Image Macro}}s. It also spawned "[[http://www.dmoz.org/Science/Social_Sciences/Linguistics/Languages/Constructed/Fictional/Kitty_Pidgin/ Kitty Pidgin]]" (a.k.a "[[http://speaklolspeak.com/?t=anon Lolspeak]]"), which is widely regarded as being "the first language born of teh intertubes", along with a [[http://lolcode.com/ programming language]] and even a [[CrystalDragonJesus kitty theology]], complete with its own [[http://www.lolcatbible.com/ Bible translation]] and [[http://www.loltheist.com blasphemers]]. [[http://xkcd.com/262/ Just don't do it in real life]]. There's been an [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1642897,00.html article on them]] in ''Time'' magazine.

They have spawned spinoffs like [[http://ihasahotdog.com Loldogs]], [[http://www.walrusbucketsaga.com/ Lolruses]], [[BunniesForCuteness Lolbunnies]], Lolbirds, Lolhamsters, Lolowls, Lolpigs, [[http://lolthulhu.com/ Lolthulhu]], and even Lolhumans like [[OurPresidentsAreDifferent Lolpresidents]].

[[SelfDemonstrating/LOLCats Self Demonstrating version here]].

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'''[=LOLcats=]''' are an Internet meme which is best described as the lovechild of {{Cute Kitten}}s and MemeticMutation. Lolcats are {{Image Macro}}s that combine photos of cats with humorous captions, usually in a form of [[YouNoTakeCandle broken english]] known as "kitty pidgin" or "lolspeak". It should be noted that using bad spelling as humour is [[OlderThanTheyThink hardly a new phenomenon]]. phenomenon.]] And the practice of combining [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sepia_lolcat.jpg cats with funny captions]], goes back even further. However, the modern-day phenomenon of [=LOLcats=] originates from the ImageBoard 4chan, where every Saturday users posted funny pictures of kitties, a practice called "Caturday". This didn't become a sensation until the launching of the website [[http://icanhascheezburger.com I Can Has Cheezburger?]], Cheezburger?]] which takes its name from [[http://icanhascheezburger.com/2007/01/11/i-can-has-cheezburger-3/ this popular image]].

image.]]

However, the [=LOLcats=] phenomenon extends further than just {{Image Macro}}s. It also spawned "[[http://www.dmoz.org/Science/Social_Sciences/Linguistics/Languages/Constructed/Fictional/Kitty_Pidgin/ Kitty Pidgin]]" (a.k.a "[[http://speaklolspeak.com/?t=anon Lolspeak]]"), which is widely regarded as being "the first language born of teh intertubes", along with a [[http://lolcode.com/ programming language]] and even a [[CrystalDragonJesus kitty theology]], complete with its own [[http://www.lolcatbible.com/ Bible translation]] and [[http://www.loltheist.com blasphemers]]. blasphemers.]] [[http://xkcd.com/262/ Just don't do it in real life]]. life.]] There's been an [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1642897,00.html article on them]] in ''Time'' magazine.

They have spawned spinoffs like [[http://ihasahotdog.com Loldogs]], [[http://www.walrusbucketsaga.com/ Lolruses]], [[BunniesForCuteness Lolbunnies]], Lolbirds, Lolhamsters, Lolowls, Lolpigs, [[http://lolthulhu.com/ Lolthulhu]], Lolthulhu,]] and even Lolhumans like [[OurPresidentsAreDifferent Lolpresidents]].

Lolpresidents.]]

[[SelfDemonstrating/LOLCats Self Demonstrating version here]].
here.]]
14th Jan '15 7:30:12 PM KelpTheGreat
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'''[=LOLcats=]''' are are an Internet meme which is best described as the lovechild of {{Cute Kitten}}s and MemeticMutation. Lolcats are {{Image Macro}}s that combine photos of cats with humorous captions, usually in a form of [[YouNoTakeCandle broken english]] known as "kitty pidgin" or "lolspeak". It should be noted that using bad spelling as humour is [[OlderThanTheyThink hardly a new phenomenon]]. And the practice of combining [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sepia_lolcat.jpg cats with funny captions]], goes back even further. However, the modern-day phenomenon of [=LOLcats=] originates from the ImageBoard 4chan, where every Saturday users posted funny pictures of kitties, a practice called "Caturday". This didn't become a sensation until the launching of the website [[http://icanhascheezburger.com I Can Has Cheezburger?]], which takes its name from [[http://icanhascheezburger.com/2007/01/11/i-can-has-cheezburger-3/ this popular image]].

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'''[=LOLcats=]''' are are an Internet meme which is best described as the lovechild of {{Cute Kitten}}s and MemeticMutation. Lolcats are {{Image Macro}}s that combine photos of cats with humorous captions, usually in a form of [[YouNoTakeCandle broken english]] known as "kitty pidgin" or "lolspeak". It should be noted that using bad spelling as humour is [[OlderThanTheyThink hardly a new phenomenon]]. And the practice of combining [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sepia_lolcat.jpg cats with funny captions]], goes back even further. However, the modern-day phenomenon of [=LOLcats=] originates from the ImageBoard 4chan, where every Saturday users posted funny pictures of kitties, a practice called "Caturday". This didn't become a sensation until the launching of the website [[http://icanhascheezburger.com I Can Has Cheezburger?]], which takes its name from [[http://icanhascheezburger.com/2007/01/11/i-can-has-cheezburger-3/ this popular image]].
30th Oct '13 10:41:28 AM Willbyr
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9th Jul '13 1:27:09 AM StFan
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-->-- '''Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz''', ''PhineasAndFerb''

Lolcats are are an internet meme which is best described as the lovechild of {{Cute Kitten}}s and MemeticMutation. Lolcats are {{Image Macro}}s that combine photos of cats with humorous captions, usually in a form of [[YouNoTakeCandle broken english]] known as "kitty pidgin" or "lolspeak." It should be noted that using bad spelling as humour is [[OlderThanTheyThink hardly a new phenomenon]]. And the practice of combining [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sepia_lolcat.jpg cats with funny captions]], goes back even further. However, the modern-day phenomenon of Lolcats originates from the ImageBoard 4chan, where every Saturday users posted funny pictures of kitties, a practice called "Caturday". This didn't become a sensation until the launching of the website [[http://icanhascheezburger.com I Can Has Cheezburger?]], which takes its name from [[http://icanhascheezburger.com/2007/01/11/i-can-has-cheezburger-3/ this popular image]].

However, the Lolcat phenomenon extends further than just {{Image Macro}}s. It also spawned "[[http://www.dmoz.org/Science/Social_Sciences/Linguistics/Languages/Constructed/Fictional/Kitty_Pidgin/ Kitty Pidgin]]" (a.k.a "[[http://speaklolspeak.com/?t=anon Lolspeak]]"), which is widely regarded as being "the first language born of teh intertubes", along with a [[http://lolcode.com/ programming language]] and even a [[CrystalDragonJesus kitty theology]], complete with its own [[http://www.lolcatbible.com/ Bible translation]] and [[http://www.loltheist.com blasphemers]]. [[http://xkcd.com/262/ Just don't do it in real life]]. There's been an [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1642897,00.html article on them]] in ''Time'' magazine.

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-->-- '''Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz''', ''PhineasAndFerb''

Lolcats
''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb''

'''[=LOLcats=]'''
are are an internet Internet meme which is best described as the lovechild of {{Cute Kitten}}s and MemeticMutation. Lolcats are {{Image Macro}}s that combine photos of cats with humorous captions, usually in a form of [[YouNoTakeCandle broken english]] known as "kitty pidgin" or "lolspeak." "lolspeak". It should be noted that using bad spelling as humour is [[OlderThanTheyThink hardly a new phenomenon]]. And the practice of combining [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sepia_lolcat.jpg cats with funny captions]], goes back even further. However, the modern-day phenomenon of Lolcats [=LOLcats=] originates from the ImageBoard 4chan, where every Saturday users posted funny pictures of kitties, a practice called "Caturday". This didn't become a sensation until the launching of the website [[http://icanhascheezburger.com I Can Has Cheezburger?]], which takes its name from [[http://icanhascheezburger.com/2007/01/11/i-can-has-cheezburger-3/ this popular image]].

However, the Lolcat [=LOLcats=] phenomenon extends further than just {{Image Macro}}s. It also spawned "[[http://www.dmoz.org/Science/Social_Sciences/Linguistics/Languages/Constructed/Fictional/Kitty_Pidgin/ Kitty Pidgin]]" (a.k.a "[[http://speaklolspeak.com/?t=anon Lolspeak]]"), which is widely regarded as being "the first language born of teh intertubes", along with a [[http://lolcode.com/ programming language]] and even a [[CrystalDragonJesus kitty theology]], complete with its own [[http://www.lolcatbible.com/ Bible translation]] and [[http://www.loltheist.com blasphemers]]. [[http://xkcd.com/262/ Just don't do it in real life]]. There's been an [[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1642897,00.html article on them]] in ''Time'' magazine.






!!!Tropes associated with Lolcats:

* AscendedMeme: Creator/AdultSwim created a game on their website called "Meowcenaries", which uses {{Lolcats}}. It was so popular it gained a sequel.

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!!!Tropes !!Tropes associated with Lolcats:

[=LOLcats=]:

* AscendedMeme: Creator/AdultSwim created a game on their website called "Meowcenaries", which uses {{Lolcats}}.[=LOLcats=]. It was so popular it gained a sequel.



* {{Defictionalization}}: The San Francisco artist who painted a [[http://laughingsquid.com/the-worlds-largest-lolcat-invisible-bike-mural/ Three-story tall LOLcat mural]] on the side of his building.
* EvilCounterpart: Tacgnol, to Longcat

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* {{Defictionalization}}: The San Francisco artist who painted a [[http://laughingsquid.com/the-worlds-largest-lolcat-invisible-bike-mural/ Three-story tall LOLcat LOLCat mural]] on the side of his building.
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: Catnarok
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EvilCounterpart: Tacgnol, to LongcatLongcat.



* SdrawkcabName: Tacgnol. This makes sense, as it's "Longcat" in Theban, a [[{{Fictionary}} made-up language]] consisting entirely of backwards english used by satanists.

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* SdrawkcabName: Tacgnol. This makes sense, as it's "Longcat" in Theban, a [[{{Fictionary}} made-up language]] consisting entirely of backwards english English used by satanists.



* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: Catnarok
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