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memes: they are not what they used to be :(

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by alexd, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    All these new meme attempts belong to suck. What happened to the classic intense staying power of memes like the bunchie and 'all your ___ belong to us'?

    Laser tits? It lasted like 6 hours. Bogus.
     
  2. Bacchus

    Bacchus TRIBE Promoter

    agreed.
     
  3. Dirty Girl

    Dirty Girl TRIBE Member

    i dont even know what a meme is
     
  4. lobo

    lobo TRIBE Member

    Google it.

    Lobo
     
  5. diablo

    diablo TRIBE Member

    CALL DA MEMEBALAMPS!
    i
     
  6. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

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  7. Dirty Girl

    Dirty Girl TRIBE Member

    well that clears that up.
     
  8. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    lady gaga could be the biggest meme of all time though, even bigger but not as talented as the bunchie....
     
  9. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    ambalamps was OK i guess but it still wasn't lootie:

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Deus

    Deus TRIBE Member

    Except internet fads are not really memes in the true sense of a meme.
     
  11. solacevip

    solacevip TRIBE Promoter

    O rly? What's a meme?
     
  12. Shug

    Shug TRIBE Member

    As the speed of propogation increases, as we become more and more interconnected with real time second-to-second communication, the incubation period of memes will experience a proportional decrease.

    Meaning: the faster an idea/concept is spread, the quicker it will fade from the collective pop consciousness....

    Ambalamps/EBM spread within 36-48 hours, and died out after maybe 10 days.

    EPD stats

    I think this trend will continue to escalate (esp. when persistent embedded connection to the network becomes the norm) to the nth level... where a disconnected observer will see a strange sight where everyone on a busy city street will suddenly stop, laugh out loud heartily, then move on and continue about their business - as if they all heard the same joke at the same time whispered in their ear.

    Of course, I read a lot of Gibson and Stephenson. :p
     
  13. Wiseman

    Wiseman TRIBE Member

    nah man. Ambalamps faeva!
     
  14. Aerius Zension

    Aerius Zension TRIBE Member

    Meme is the new viral. Marketers are trying to create and cash in on them. That's the problem.
     
  15. depraved

    depraved TRIBE Member

    kyfe's subway jesus > picklepony

    (I'd post it if I could retreive my PC from the wayback machine...)
     
  16. NemIsis

    NemIsis TRIBE Member

    Needs fire.
     
  17. Spinsah

    Spinsah TRIBE Member

  18. d.code

    d.code TRIBE Member

    Lets see yall triforce then ya bunch of new fags
     
  19. gl*tch

    gl*tch TRIBE Member

    enough with the revisionist lamenting.

    srsly.
     
  20. basilisk

    basilisk TRIBE Member

  21. SubMissioN

    SubMissioN TRIBE Member

    The glass is half full man not half empty. :D
     
  22. Boss Hog

    Boss Hog TRIBE Member

  23. mudbunny

    mudbunny TRIBE Member

    Its been downhill since Dancing Baby
     
  24. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

    Ya i remember those days in the 90s when memes were real, like when the meme scene started in the late 80s you were either there or you weren't and if you were there you could like, continually remind people who weren't there that you were there....
     
  25. Eclectic

    Eclectic TRIBE Member

    The old grey memes, they ain't what they used to be...
     

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