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Just a Face and a Caption: Insufferable Genius get usage counts

 1 Mukora, Sun, 8th Apr '12 4:46:21 PM from a place Relationship Status: Love is an open door
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Yeah, Sheldon is an example, but nothing in the image says "Genius" and his expression could be read as insufferable, but it's a stretch.
This has been previously discussed four (!) times: [1] [2] [3] [4]

He looks like an insufferable genius (and is wearing a t-shirt with DNA double helices). Don't watch the show and seems fine to me. Not a stretch. If you know of better, suggest it. (Note none of the previous threads have any suggestions for improvement, and obviously it wouldn't be pulled without replacement. Please use the "search forum titles" box before starting a thread, in the future.)

edited 8th Apr '12 4:54:21 PM by rodneyAnonymous

Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
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but nothing in the image says "Genius"
Look at the shirt.

And his expression is clearly "I am better than you" insufferable.
 4 lu 127, Sun, 8th Apr '12 4:51:43 PM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
4 times?

Unless we can find actual suggestions, let's not remake the thread on this article.
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 5 Spark 9, Sun, 8th Apr '12 5:22:15 PM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
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Keep Until Better Image Suggested, hands down.

edited 8th Apr '12 5:22:25 PM by Spark9

Special trousers. Very heroic.
He barely looks insufferable and nothing about him says genius. Terrible, JAFAAC image that people around here seem to be defensive about for some reason.

 7 lu 127, Sun, 8th Apr '12 5:53:18 PM from the Forest of Thorns Relationship Status: Loves me...loves me not
Don't know the show disclaimer

Well, his expression is clearly condescending, and his T-shirt has the science bits.

All previous IP threads have been made without any suggestions provided in the OP. Seeing as it keeps staying around, I'd say it's good enough and definitely not pullable unless a good replacement comes up.
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How does the shirt show anything? It's just a bunch of squiggly crap.

https://www.google.com/images?q=dna+helix
Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
I know what DNA is, I'm saying it LOOKS like just some squiggly stuff to the average reader and doesn't convey "genius".

Nothing else looks like that.
Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
And it doesn't look like anything. It's hardly the focal point of the image and I didn't even notice it until it was pointed out in a previous thread.

 13 Elbruno, Sun, 8th Apr '12 7:41:52 PM from South Spexico, North Antarctica (Chile) Relationship Status: Chocolate!
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Keep Until Better Image Suggested for me.
"Darkness is light's light of darkness as a dark farewell to dark lightness."
Really unlikely that dozens of people are being irrationally defensive of a terrible image. Much more plausible that it's a relative exception that you personally don't like it; which is fine, but it doesn't mean anyone who disagrees is crazy.

Not spectacular, but not too bad... certainly replaceable but haven't seen anything better.

edited 8th Apr '12 7:49:16 PM by rodneyAnonymous

Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
I didn't say anyone was crazy. But yes I do think it's odd that we tolerate this image and not other JAFAAC images.

Translated "[t]errible, JAFAAC image that people around here seem to be defensive about for some reason" as roughly "they're crazy". No? Okay.

It is not Just a Face and a Caption. It conveys the message, however weakly. No knowledge of context or other explanation is necessary to "get" the message. Defenses are "that is not JAFAAC", not "JAFAAC is okay".

edited 8th Apr '12 7:59:43 PM by rodneyAnonymous

Becky: Who are you? The Mysterious Stranger: An angel.
Huck: What's your name? The Mysterious Stranger: Satan.
 17 Willbyr, Sun, 8th Apr '12 8:01:48 PM from North Little Rock, AR Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
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I'm locking this, putting the thread links in the tags, and putting a note in the tags to not start a new thread without a suggestion...this is just pointless.
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