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* BuffoonishTomcat: The key idea of having goofy, humorous cats in these memetic images, yet not having much relating to slapstick however.


''[=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 [[https://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 Website/FourChan, 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 [[https://thecynicalrobloxranters.wordpress.com/lolcats-the-history/ this popular image.]] (scroll down a little bit)

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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 [[https://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 image board Website/FourChan, 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 [[https://thecynicalrobloxranters.wordpress.com/lolcats-the-history/ this popular image.]] (scroll down a little bit)


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* CuteKittenCuteKitten: And also older ones. That's the point of the meme, after all.


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* FatCat: Includes Happycat.


** [[https://youtu.be/8i2_Eotzh6M?t=120 Gigantamax Meowth]] from ''VideoGame/PokemonSwordAndShield'' is Longcat as a Pokémon.

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** [[https://youtu.be/8i2_Eotzh6M?t=120 Gigantamax Meowth]] from ''VideoGame/PokemonSwordAndShield'' is Longcat as the Longcat...''as a Pokémon.''


* 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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Creator/AdultSwim created a game on their website called "Meowcenaries", which uses [=LOLcats=]. It was so popular it gained a sequel. sequel.
** [[https://youtu.be/8i2_Eotzh6M?t=120 Gigantamax Meowth]] from ''VideoGame/PokemonSwordAndShield'' is Longcat as a Pokémon.


->''"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."''

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->''"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!" 'Invisible cheeseburger!' No, huh? Well, it's not for everyone. I just think they're funny."''


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.org/ 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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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.org/ programming language]] and even a [[CrystalDragonJesus kitty theology]], complete with its own [[http://www.lolcatbible.com/ Bible translation]] and [[http://www.loltheist.com blasphemers.]] translation]].
[[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.


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.

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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/ org/ 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.


'''[=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 Website/FourChan, 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 [[https://thecynicalrobloxranters.wordpress.com/lolcats-the-history/ this popular image.]] (scroll down a little bit)

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'''[=LOLcats=]''' ''[=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 Website/FourChan, 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 [[https://thecynicalrobloxranters.wordpress.com/lolcats-the-history/ this popular image.]] (scroll down a little bit)


'''[=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 Website/ImageBoard Website/FourChan, 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 [[https://thecynicalrobloxranters.wordpress.com/lolcats-the-history/ this popular image.]] (scroll down a little bit)

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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 Website/ImageBoard ImageBoard Website/FourChan, 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 [[https://thecynicalrobloxranters.wordpress.com/lolcats-the-history/ this popular image.]] (scroll down a little bit)


'''[=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 [[https://thecynicalrobloxranters.wordpress.com/lolcats-the-history/ this popular image.]] (scroll down a little bit)

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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, Website/ImageBoard Website/FourChan, 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 [[https://thecynicalrobloxranters.wordpress.com/lolcats-the-history/ this popular image.]] (scroll down a little bit)


* 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".


* 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.

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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.


* {{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.

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