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A YKTTW meme occurs when someone makes a blank post, after which people start complaining that we already have Dada Comics, and supplying examples of the proposed trope in various media (inevitably including John Cage's 4:33). This is because the YKTTW for Dada Comics was actually started this way.
This wiki also spawned a minor memetic mutation regarding the game Prey. After Nezumi casually pointed out the significant usage of sphincters and sphincter-like structures in the Womb Level portions of Prey, it's become a running gag to make references to sphincters any time it's mentioned on the wiki. At one point, the Sphere the game takes place in was referred to in an entry as "the sphinctership."
Describe Meme here. It's a phrase that gets repeated until repeating it is an end in itself.
Even though Describe Topic Here has been replaced with "Click the edit button to start this new page", this meme is still used for self-demonstrating openings to articles, and "Click the edit button..." hasn't escaped this fate either.
Not only are we contractually obligated to remind you about Fabius Bile's labcoat (it's made of human skin, since you asked), we're contractually obligated to remind you about our contractual obligation thereof.
The phrase 'loli rape bunker' has become popular after being used in a thread on the forums about a German/Swiss HikikomoriOtaku who bought a bunker to store all hislolirapedoujinshi in, so that he could fap all the way through Armaggeddon. Disturbingly yet hilariously, many people on the forum have now changed their user location to say 'loli rape bunker' or a variation thereof.
On the forums, sex-related derails, sometimes described as "Tropers Are Horny Bastards". Forced derails tend to take the form of references to orange juice and Diablo II, following an attempt to derail the Fetishes thread.
The phrase "TAKE THAT SHIT TO FETISHES" has become a meme itself, whenever someone thinks that a sex related derail is imminent. Now known as "Get thee to The Nunnery!".
Every thread will eventually derail into discussions about sex, Neon Genesis Evangelion, or Haruhi. No exceptions. One of these things is not found in a brothel...
That's ridiculous/you'll need more proof than that.
Tropers often refer to themselves in the third person: "This Troper". Not to be confused with "That Troper". The jocular "This Vigilante Taxonomist" is also occasionally seen, in reference to a forum thread in which a user accused Tropers of being vigilante taxonomists. Note that doing either this or referring to yourself in the first person has been strongly discouraged on the wiki for quite a while now.
LET'S HAVE HAWT, NASTY SEX THAT VIOLATES EVERY LAW OF PHYSICS. LITERALLY.
Which, of course, spawned: HAY [AOD], HAY CELEBRAIN, HAY AONDEUG, HAY IS FOR HORSES, NEEDLE, HAY HAY HAY, HAY RIDLEY, HAY GUYZ, and a few others. A few of them (the big ones) were actually saved by the Troper, Pacific, and made downloadable so that we could save this piece of craziness for posterity, after they got deleted.
During the short-lived movie nights on the forums, it was popular to accuse various objects in the movies of being SNAKES! This started during the Snakes on a Plane movie night, when the tropers realized that it took the movie around 30 minutes to show a single snake.
THIS ARTICLE IS SNAKES!
In Doctor Who recaps, it's comm-WOOOOOOOOSSSSSSSH. For some inexplicable reason.
On the forum, any sentence saying "Thanks to this post of mine, you now know something that you didn't know before!" is likely potholed to And Knowing Is Half the Battle.
Putting "I came here from TV Tropes" at comment section of any Youtube video is becoming this.
This video is linked from Bound and Gagged, and almost every comment mentions TV Tropes. It's now reached a critical mass, and newer comments express surprise that every comment really does mention TV Tropes.
Marking that a trope is being egregiously used within a work by adding the phrase "And how!" as description to an example, usually with some kind of misplaced italics. Further repetitive use of the same tropes will lead to a promotion to "but of COURSE!"
I'm surprised nobody has mentioned being surprised about something nobody has mentioned yet yet.
There's a person, of all people, who was in a show, of all shows, who used this meme, of all memes, where they show that they show that it is surprising, of all emotions, that this was an example of a trope, of all things.
Thanks to the forum wordfilter, variations on the phrase "Sorry, I skipped some posts." are now common. Less widely used is "I am too lazy, or possibly too incapable, to actually read anything. I resent the fact that this makes me seem like an inconsiderate person and hereby pledge to resume taking my ADHD medication."
Another forum meme: A while ago, a troll spammed some boards with topics titled "Why is X", where X is typically a minority group or religion or something. After his banning, "Why is?" rose to prominence.
An example of a trope taken "to its logical conclusion/extreme" or "Up to Eleven", which is often a trope exaggerated or lasts longer than would really be necessary. One example being "what if a tsundere character stayed tsundere, even after growing up, marrying, and having a child?"
Variations on the phrase "FUCK the SHIT out of her" have become popular on the It Just Bugs Me! forum. Explanation The original statement was "If you saw her you would want to FUCK the SHIT out of her. Chick was a dime."
"My head is full of fuck."Explanation In OTC, in a thread about CERN discovering a particle that may be faster than the speed of light, the scientific discussion to such a high level of theoretical science that this phrase became the go-to expression when someone didn't understand. It has been spreading slowly ever sense as OTC regulars use it as a sort of in-joke.
[Insert Trope Here]: And how!
[Name], Just [Name]
Alternately: [Name}, Oh dear God [Name]!
If this line is used describing anything in Pokémon, replace "God" with "Arceus".
[Name]: Boy howdy!
Also Truth in Television! Explanation A minor Running Gag on the Warp That Aesop page. When an aesop becomes something sufficiently dark, depressing and maybe, just maybe a little funny, this is the response to that aesops warpedness...to put it another way, tropers are not a happy people.