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#1 Offline SPIRIT

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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 06:23 AM

Have you guys seen these?  Somehow Bionicle has been dominating the world of dank memes today.

 

What's your opinion on all this?  Have you guys been posting any of these?


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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 07:47 AM

Yeah, they have. I don't know why, but I'm enjoying it as it is. They seem to stem from the somewhat recently formed r/bioniclememes subreddit. And, while I haven't made any so far, I feel like I might make at least one in the future.
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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 09:11 AM

They do seem to be popping up all over the place today, particularly me irl, who appear to be having some form of meme of the month war.
Haven't posted any myself yet, but a few of them have given me a good chuckle.

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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 09:49 AM

It's great seeing our little franchise getting mainstream recognition, as much as Reddit can provide, anyway. The sudden influx of memes is as inexplicable as it is amusing, and I look forward to what else lies in store before something new obscures it.


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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 10:29 AM

Huh, first I've heard of it, surprisingly. Probably because I never go to me_irl.


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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 11:07 AM

Saw a bunch on Imgur. As Roki pointed out, they're mostly from r/me_irl. They were enjoyable to see, but it's only a matter of time before it fades into obscurity, just like all of those other monthly memes.
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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 12:23 PM

Bionicle is currently dominating all of the memes? This is something I should check out :P.
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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 12:52 PM

What I want to know is why Bionicle of all things? How was it chosen to suddenly be a meme theme?


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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 02:00 PM

I'd seen a couple make their way to Facebook, and then my fellows in the Kanohi Force shared a few more. Glad to see Bionicle taking over the internet again. :)


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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 02:42 PM

The Bionicle community facebook page is having a s*** post contest of the best Bionicle memes.
This is so far my favorite.
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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 03:44 PM

I saw something about this on Twitter, and I think I may have seen one or two on there as well.

 

But I haven't seen anything else on this.


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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 04:17 PM

I may be half dead but this is the post for me. Bring on the hot dank meems bois :onfire:


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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 04:23 PM

Must... have... DANK MEMES...


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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 08:27 PM

This is probably the best one I've seen so far.


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Posted Oct 11 2016 - 09:10 PM

This is probably the best one I've seen so far.

Okay that is amazing.
Also found another one.
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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 08:37 AM

This one's the most hilarious  :ahhh:

 

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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 10:35 AM

 

I think this might be one of the ones you found based on sheer dankness alone. Can't seem to find any others, though.


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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 12:11 PM

I wonder if Lego's kicking themselves right now given that they just cancelled the line right before it makes it big in mainstream pop culture.


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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 12:24 PM

This is probably the best one I've seen so far.

I actually saw this one online. I didn't know it was one of these memes. 

 

*snip*

 

I think this might be one of the ones you found based on sheer dankness alone. Can't seem to find any others, though.

That video is hilarious. Kind of clever too IMO.

 

This one's the most hilarious  :ahhh:

 

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I think this one might give me nightmares....

 

I wonder if Lego's kicking themselves right now given that they just cancelled the line right before it makes it big in mainstream pop culture.

I hope they are. :P


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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 01:46 PM

I wonder if Lego's kicking themselves right now given that they just cancelled the line right before it makes it big in mainstream pop culture.

I've never liked a Bzpower post so much befor.

Given that G1 fans generation are the main meme creators it makes since that G2 could of given them a form of inspiration.

Now Lego will create G3 because memes.

To help the spread of the memes here are more.
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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 02:01 PM

Mkay, Bionicle is now trending on KYM. It's a sign from Don that Bionicle is destined for dankness.


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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 02:39 PM

*Sits back patiently, waits for the Internet to realize that Evanescence's "Bring Me to Life" describes both Bionicle and its fandom perfectly right now*


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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 02:51 PM

*Sits back patiently, waits for the Internet to realize that Evanescence's "Bring Me to Life" describes both Bionicle and its fandom perfectly right now*

 

Why not Creeping in My Soul? It's practically the same song!


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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 04:20 PM

 

*Sits back patiently, waits for the Internet to realize that Evanescence's "Bring Me to Life" describes both Bionicle and its fandom perfectly right now*

 

Why not Creeping in My Soul? It's practically the same song!

 

Evanescence is cringier and, thus, danker. Also, there is an unsettling amount of "Bring Me to Life" music videos of Bionicle on YouTube, thus amplifying the cringe further.


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Posted Oct 12 2016 - 09:25 PM

Time for another meme dump.
This is my last one.
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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 05:31 AM

What I want to know is why Bionicle of all things? How was it chosen to suddenly be a meme theme?

From what I've gathered, there was somewhat of a war going on of which meme would become the "Meme of the month" for the me_irl subreddit, someone posted a meme referencing this picture from a few months ago. This sparked a bunch of nostalgia from the posters of the subreddit who began to make all of the Bionicle crossover memes currently on their page.

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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 08:42 AM

Be careful how you use that word "Dank" because believe me, people are associating bionicle with "drug culture" take that how you want it. Tuuli knows.
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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 11:00 AM

Be careful how you use that word "Dank" because believe me, people are associating bionicle with "drug culture" take that how you want it. Tuuli knows.

Well that just wonderful.
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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 01:41 PM

Be careful how you use that word "Dank" because believe me, people are associating bionicle with "drug culture" take that how you want it. Tuuli knows.

Well that just wonderful.
He said in a sarcastic manner.
It is wonderful, because Bionicles are what we call "trippy"

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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 01:41 PM

These qualify as memes?
They're just images with captions slapped on.


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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 01:55 PM

Dank memes poisoned my water supply, burned my crops and delivered a plague unto my house.


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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 02:33 PM

These qualify as memes?
They're just images with captions slapped on.

That's the definition of a dank meme.  A low quality, low effort pairing of text and image, typically in parody of those who misuse the form.

 

And while Tuuli is correct that there was originally a connotation of a connection to drug culture, this isn't necessarily the case any more -- most of these memes have nothing to do with drugs.  And in any case, there aren't actually any rules against talking about drugs on BZPower.

 

Dank memes poisoned my water supply, burned my crops and delivered a plague unto my house.

They did? :o


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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 02:33 PM

This one's the most hilarious  :ahhh:

 

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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 02:39 PM

Dank memes poisoned my water supply, burned my crops and delivered a plague unto my house.


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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 02:43 PM

Dank memes poisoned my water supply, burned my crops and delivered a plague unto my house.

They did? :o

 

Yes. Please send help, I'm poisoned, starving and there are locusts everywhere.


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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 04:57 PM

 

Dank memes poisoned my water supply, burned my crops and delivered a plague unto my house.

They did? :o

 

No, but are we gonna wait around until they do?


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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 05:06 PM

These qualify as memes?
They're just images with captions slapped on.

That's the definition of a dank meme.  A low quality, low effort pairing of text and image, typically in parody of those who misuse the form.

 

So there's a difference between memes and dank memes? Fascinating.


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Posted Oct 13 2016 - 07:48 PM

I haven't contributed but I've been amazed seeing how far it has spread. It's been dominating multiple meme sites, threads on 4chan, Dorkly and College Humor are posting it. Imgur is blowing up and I have friends sending me them since I like Bionicle. 

 

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