Posts Tagged: memes

Pop Culture Memes for Old People: Gangnam Style

Q. What is it? A. A pop song and video from a South Korean group called PSY. Q. Why? A. Kids these days. It’s been played on the radio, parodied in various forms and has recently appeared on Saturday Night Live. Do I give a crap? A. Probably not, but in case you want to

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Wheaton’s Law

Wheaton’s Law via Know Your Meme. Wheaton’s law is, of course, “Don’t be a dick.” I had never seen the Know Your Meme website before; it’s a nice idea, run by the Cheezburger folks.

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links for 2011-09-01

Stupid Game of Thrones Characters – Dorkly Article If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones, you’re undoubtedly familiar with the Stupid Ned Stark meme. Hilarious as it is, the other idiots get off scot-free. Let’s fix that. (WARNING: SPOILERS) (tags: GameOfThrones memes funny) Don't talk down to little girls: Lisa Bloom explains why Ask

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Question: Have you bought any clothing in the last week?

Yes, I’m hunting around for things to write about, and picking random questions from the internet. My friend Matt has been doing a 30 day blogging project, and I was sort of interested in doing something similar except not the same. Possibly something that makes no sense. And that doesn’t obligate me to write everyday

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26 Things

Back in 1999, people on the internet were trading the meme called “100 Things” where you wrote 100 things that people might not know about you, and you posted them on your site. I started my list but never got beyond 26 items, so I never put it on my site. In cleaning out some

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5th Sentence, recurrent

I’ve done this meme a half-dozen times before, but it’s always different because the books is never the same. Rules for this Experiment: Grab the book nearest you. Right now. Turn to page 56. Find the fifth sentence. Post that sentence along with these instructions. “Here is Queen Victoria photographed in 1893 by George W.

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Life Shuffle

Having been tagged by Cordelia, I cheerfully submit my answers to this meme. The Instructions: 1. Put your music player on shuffle. 2. Press forward for each question. 3. Use the song title as the answer to the question even if it doesn’t make sense. NO CHEATING! (I’m going to break the rules right away,

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3 Things Meme

Copy, paste, delete my answers and type in your answers. Tag a few good friends! The theory is that you will learn a lot of little known things about each other. Three Names I go by: 1. Steph 2. Electrasteph 3. [secret blog name redacted} Three Jobs I have had in my life: 1. page

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Steph Needs

DIRECTIONS: Type your name and the word NEEDS in quotes (e.g., “John Needs”) into Google and see what comes up. Steph needs someone to CoNfOrT HeR. Steph needs another new start Stephanie needs to get the women together in an alliance because the men Stephanie needs cash-fast-but times are tough, and soon she’s forced to

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Book Meme: What I’ve Read

(via Publishing Careers) The National Endowment for the Arts has an initiative you may have heard of called the Big Read. According to the website, its purpose is to “restore reading to the center of American culture.” They estimate that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they’ve printed. Here’s

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links for 2008-06-19

Lawyers, Guns and Money: Thanks to 9/11, she’s outraged by decolonization “I am aware of all internet traditions.” Where the meme started. (tags: meme funny) Balloon Juice “I am aware of all internet traditions” explained. (tags: funny meme) Balloon Juice – Internet Traditions Parodies “I am aware of all internet traditions” parodied. (tags: meme funny)

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Which Sports Car Are You?

I’m a Chevrolet Corvette! You’re a classic – powerful, athletic, and competitive. You’re all about winning the race and getting the job done. While you have a practical everyday side, you get wild when anyone pushes your pedal. You hate to lose, but you hardly ever do. Take the Which Sports Car Are You? quiz.

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Oh! that my young life were a lasting meme!

Maxine Dangerous has tagged me with a meme! Oh, noez! Here’s the plot: 1. Link to the person that tagged you and post the rules on your blog. 2. Share seven random and/or weird facts about yourself. 3. Tag seven random people at the end of your post and include links to their blogs. 4.

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Which Lolcat Are You?

My score on The Which Lolcat Are You? Test: Lion Warning Cat (65% Affectionate, 83% Excitable, 37% Hungry) You are the good Samaritan of the lolcat world. Protecting others from danger by shouting observations and guidance in cases of imminent threat, you believe in the well-being of everyone. Link: The Which Lolcat Are You? Test

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For a million dollars…

from the Book of Questions, Via the J-Walk Blog, Would you accept $1,000,000 to leave the country and never set foot in it again? If so, where would you go? Nope — the “never set foot in it again” is the key part of that question. I’d rather see my family and friends regularly —

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Desert Island Meme

From various sources, one of them Bil — Stranded on a desert island (with plenty of electronics) edition… You get to take with you one of each of the following: Album: The Beatles Stereo Box Set. Book: Just one? Aw, man. The Complete Pelican Shakespeare Film: The Wizard of Oz Television series: Buffy the Vampire

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Four For Friday 2006-02-03

From belicove.com: Q1 – Have You: Ever attempted to put together your family tree? If so, how far back were you able to go? If not, would you like to put one together? For my dad’s side of the family, there’s a pretty comprehensive family history compiled by one of my extended family members. It’s

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What is my robot name?

2012 Update: Sadly, the meme at cyborg namedecoder seems to be no longer working. But you can generate your own robot nickname over at Rhetorical Ramblings. Mine is “Defensive Suit Gonlion”

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Childhood Memories

Passed along from my friend Matt. Typically I add these to the big fat list I’ve compiled of quizzes about me, but right now I don’t have time to merge the two. I should also link a bunch of the answers below to pages on the site, but no time for that either. 1. What

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Unconscious Mutterings 2005-03-17

Courtesy of Luna Nina: Shape up:: ship out New Orleans:: Marde Gras In the bedroom:: yawn All the time:: 24/7 Philosophy:: thought Tyler:: Durden Disturbed:: bothered French kiss:: Stephanie Solidify:: Formulate Furtive:: hidden

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Unconscious Mutterings 2005-03-07

Usher:: Rap Music Cherish:: “Is the word I use to remind me of your love” Mistreat:: Pets Forum:: bulletin board Systematic::  thorough Warning:: caution Wash:: cloth I wish:: I had a million dollars Candles:: Stephanie Metallic:: shiny!

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Unconscious Mutterings 2005-02-28

Free association–a psychoanalytic procedure in which a person is encouraged to give free rein to his or her thoughts and feelings, verbalizing whatever comes into the mind without monitoring its content–is what this post is all about. Each week, Patricia over at Luna Nina posts ten words to which anyone can respond to with the

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Memesville

I haven’t been able to post lately, because I have been sicker than a dog. I’m still sick, but I’m at work anyway, because I have to get some stuff done. Anyway, courtesy of Lisa at Another Pink World, here’s a meme for you. 1. Total amount of music files on your computer? 0 files

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Four for Friday Update 2004-08-10

I haven’t answered Belicove’s Four for Friday in quite a while, so I thought I’d catch up. Q1: If you were a lawyer, would you agree to represent deposed Iraqi president, Saddam Hussein? What if you were a doctor or psychologist… would you agree to treat him? Even terrible people need legal representation and basic

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Four For Friday 2004-05-07

Courtesy of belicove.com. Q: Some people collect fine art, while others have a passion for baseball cards. How about you? Do you collect anything in particular? If you don’t, did you collect anything as a kid, or would you like to in the future? Yep, big list right here [link deprecated]. Q: When you think

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The Friday five, and on time, too.

When was the last time you… 1. …went to the doctor? October — follow up visit with the surgeon who removed my appendix. 2. …went to the dentist? June. Shoot. I need to make an appointment. 3. …filled your gas tank? Yesterday. 4. …got enough sleep? September, when I was recovering from surgery. 5. …backed

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A Shout-Out to All My Peeps

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Marshmallow Peep, y’all. Whether you love them or hate them, they’re ubiquitous at this time of year. Personally, I think I’ve eaten some Peeps that were made in 1953, from the taste of them. Read some of the peep history, and them check out these fan sites. Official Peeps

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Beer Fairy

Holy crap — it’s the beer fairy, a Japanese cartoon character. That’s almost even cuter than my dog. Not quite, but close. Beer fairy. heh heh. funny. Now how the hell do I buy this stuff? Dammit, the Japanese sites are so hard to use. I guess you can only buy this stuff in stores

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My Hobbit Name: Peony Smallburrows of Sandydowns

Okay, so my Hobbit name is: Peony Smallburrows of Sandydowns. Cool. I didn’t get the house, so I guess I’m going to build after all. Should be fun. (2014 update: I didn’t build. Spoilers) Also, here is the comedy website/magazine that hosts my favorite movie reviewer ever, The Self-Made Critic: The Brunching Shuttlecocks. They have

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