Self Demonstrating: LOLCats
"Oh, oh, and you know what else I found on the web? It's these pictures of cats and they write these — Oh, look at this one. "Invisible cheeseburger!" No, huh? Well, it's not for everyone. I just think they're funny."O hai. Lolcats r a teh intertube meme wich is best describbed as lovechild of teh Cute Kittens and Memetic Mutation. Lolcats r Image Macros that mix pics of kittehs with captions wut mak u LOL, uslly in of inglish that not verry good, known as "kitteh pidgin" or "lolspeak." It shud be noteds that usng bad spilling as humour is is has been arond 4 very long times. And putting kittehs with LOL captions◊, gos bak even furrthr. Howevs, the modern-deh kittehs originates from teh Image Board 4chan, where evry Saturday usrs posts funneh pix of kittehs, a practice called "Caturday". ppl no see this much til teh site I Can Has Cheezburger? wuz lunched, which takes name from this poplar pic. But teh Lolcats extend furrthr tan jus Image Macros. It also makeds "Kitteh Pidgin" (a.k.a "Lolspeak"), which is widely regarded as being teh first lnguage born o teh intertubes, along with a programming languge an evn a kitteh theolgy, complete with its own Bible transtalion an blasphmrs. You just no want to try in real life. There evn been a artcle in teh magazine ''Time on teh kittehs. They have made LOLspinnoffs liek Loldogs, Lolruses, Lolbunnies, Lolbirds, Lolhamsters, Lolowls, Lolpigs, Lolthulhu, an evn Lolhumans liek Lolpresidents.
— Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Phineas and Ferb
Tropes associated teh Lolcats:
- Ascended Meme: [adult swim] created a game on their website called "Meowcenaries", which uses Lolcats. It wuz so poplar it gained a sequel.
- Being Watched: Ceiling Cat is watching you trope.
- Big Eater: NOM NOM NOM.
- Bio-Augmentation: Mah Genetic Code Is Bein Re Writ!
- Cat Scare: You Make Kitty Scared
- Cats Hate Water: On occasin.
- Caught with Your Pants Down: Ceiling Cat is watching you masturbate.
- Companion Cube: The Lolrus' Bukkit.
- Crystal Dragon Jesus: Happy Cat, Ceiling Cat.
- Cute Kitten
- Defictionalization: Teh San Francisco artist who peinted a 3-storeh tall LOLcat murl on teh sied uv his bildin.
- Evil Counterpart: Tacgnol, to Longcat
- God: Ceiling Cat/Longcat
- Fauxtivational Poster
- Flanderization: The pidgin English wasnt alweis needd. Ceiling Cat is probby teh most well-nown remmant uv teh proper-English days.
- Funetik Aksent
- Invisibility: Invisible Bicycle.
- I Taste Delicious: I Has A Flavor.
- Memetic Mutation: Tis is teh hole point.
- Overly Long Gag: I HAS A BUKKIT! HAS U SEEN MAH BUKKIT? BEETINS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL LOLCASHUN OF BUKKIT IS REVEELED. MAH ASSOCIATES HAS INFORMED MEH YOU ARE IN POSSESSION OF MAH BUKKIT!
- Precision F-Strike: FUCK YOU, I'M AN ANTEATER!
- Retraux: Captns uv older pix sometims go 4 tihs. Also, teh "Laugh Out Loud Cats", an entir comic dvoted 2 teh kittehs.
- Rouge Angles of Satin
- Satan: Basement Cat / Tacgnol.
- Sdrawkcab Name: Tacgnol. Tihs maeks sens, as its "Longcat" in Theban, a maed-up langage consistin entirly of backwerds inglish usd by stanists.
- Serious Business: "I are serious cat. This is serious thread."
- Shaped Like Itself: Longcat is looooong.
- Stop Helping Me!: Teh implied Human respnse 2 statment endin in "no need to thank me".
- Surprise Buttsecks
- The End of the World as We Know It: Catnarok
- Trademark Favorite Food: CHEEZBURGERS!!!11!
- Worst News Judgment Ever: You kan naow make ur own "Breaking news."
- Ye Olde Butcherede Englishe: "Canst thine hath milk curd and minced beef sandwich?"
- You No Can Has Candle