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Oct 26th 2013 at 11:57:13 AM •••

I wonder if we should just move the old description to a Self Demonstrating page.

Dec 16th 2012 at 12:36:06 AM •••

My Chrome browser (running on Linux) properly renders the Zalgo text on other sites, but not on this article, even if I change my browser's default character encoding to UTF-8. However, Firefox displays the Zalgo text for this article just fine (once I force the encoding to UTF-8).

May 14th 2012 at 5:41:12 PM •••

So, what the heck is that bunny kid from? I've seen it many times before.

Mar 18th 2012 at 11:34:29 PM •••

Can someone please fix the link so I can read this? Please?

Jul 8th 2011 at 6:32:55 PM •••

I went to the website to download the fonts, as the trope page suggested. But according to Win RAR some of the files were broken/corrupted, so only a portion of the description isn't made up of boxes. Any alternatives?

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Aug 23rd 2011 at 2:03:08 PM •••

Also how to instal those fonst? That website is't clear about that.

May 12th 2011 at 2:15:15 PM •••

The noise in the Chaos Walking trilogy by Patrick Ness reminds me of this, are we allowed to list works here? Or list this on a work's page?

Sep 27th 2010 at 12:18:34 AM •••

I think theres a trope relating to how things start changing after Zalgos name is said, but I cant remember what its called.

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Jun 26th 2010 at 1:34:05 PM •••

How the hell do you make all those junk characters?

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Jul 19th 2010 at 9:36:04 PM •••

The easiest way is through a Zalgo font generator ( ). Another way is to go and select the individual characters from your character map on your comp - this way is a lot tougher, but then you can directly customize how the font looks. Those weird little characters are known as "combining diacriticals," BTW.

Jun 13th 2010 at 6:52:00 AM •••

It was a NSFW furry comic that became a meme for a while.

Apr 13th 2010 at 11:37:48 PM •••

I'd say we should keep this. To answer your question: yes, it's significant, as it's a pre-existing meme (mentioned on several other pages on this wiki, such as The Corruption), and it's valid as this is the way it's presented (and it's a well executed example of the meme, too).

I added it to Just For Fun like our other pages on memes.

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Apr 14th 2010 at 12:47:14 AM •••

Hey hey, I'm the guy who wrote this page up as it stands now. It was just a lark; hope I didn't piss anyone off. I gave it about 50/50 shot of still being here the next day. If the community does want it as it is and anybody wants to add to it while staying in character, so to speak, this is a good site for Zalgo-ing up your text:

Apr 14th 2010 at 1:17:56 AM •••

Haha, cool, glad it went over well. On a side-note, don't try putting an outside link in the middle of Zalgo-text. It just makes a big wall of numbers for whatever reason. Links within TV Tropes seem to work fine, though.

Apr 14th 2010 at 12:56:08 PM •••

Well damn, I guess someone didn't like it afterall. Oh well.

Apr 16th 2010 at 3:47:01 PM •••

Maybe we can offer a moment for you to just perhaps explain the meme on the page? Inbetween the mess there were bullet points with tropes and having looked around those tropes were valid contributions. You could use a few examples of other kinds of Zalgo'd up things (I found some possible page pics here, accordiing to Know Your Meme the first ever example is NSFW). Since you seem to know what it is and the trope list was already in there, it shouldn't be too hard for you.

A self demonstrating page for this is just a pile of unreadable crap though, don't bother to make anything that isn't even readable. We have Made Of Fail too you know...

Apr 16th 2010 at 5:11:53 PM •••

I can read it pretty easily, though editting it would be hell. I don't see it as a problem that needs to be cut anyway.

Apr 16th 2010 at 7:51:13 PM •••

I'm not familiar with the meme, but I can't see as this should be cut, especially since the reason given is blatantly false. I'm delisting it, until a more genuine complaint comes through.

Apr 16th 2010 at 9:31:40 PM •••

^ It was pageblanked shortly after its creation. Hylarn probably didn't realize this, thus calling it blank. Not a good excuse really, but definately not as bad form it probably seemed.

Apr 17th 2010 at 4:07:10 AM •••

...I still have no idea what it's supposed to be, nor do I think my computer has half of whatever gibberish it's supposed to be...

Apr 17th 2010 at 8:03:05 AM •••

Is this supposed to be an intentional Interface Screw turned Memetic Mutation? I don't really get it.

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Jun 30th 2010 at 9:20:34 AM •••

I'm all for [1]s, but this is just awkward. People with insufficient Unicode coverage just get piles of boxes, and it obscures the text. I think a single demonstrative paragraph and then some explanation would work better (plus that way you can actually link that Penny Arcade strip, since I can't find it by searching in their archives).

Oct 2nd 2010 at 3:01:32 PM •••

Or perhaps make a non-jacked-up version of the article on a different namespace? If I remember correctly, some of the other self-demonstrating articles had something like this. (Or maybe it was a normal page in Main and a self-demonstrating one in a different namespace, I don't remember. Either way works.)

Dec 1st 2010 at 1:05:22 PM •••

I agree with the above. This article is almost completely unreadable if your unicode coverage isn't good enough.

Type the word in the image. This goes away if you get known.
If you can't read this one, hit reload for the page.
The next one might be easier to see.

How well does it match the trope?

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