3 Best Memes of 2012

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I know we are now over a week into 2013 but I just wanted to recap some of the best memes that went viral during 2012. If I’ve missed any, be sure to let me know in the comments.

Grumpy Cat

2012 saw cats take over the internet, Grumpy Cat in particular. Now with his own website, Grumpy Cat became an internet sensation on 22 September, 2012 after her photo was posted on Reddit.

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Courtesy of Grumpy Cat‘s website.

Mr Ridiculously Photogenic Guy

If you didn’t see this meme in 2012 you must have been living under a rock. Zeddie Little was running in the 2012 Cooper River Bridge Run when computer programmer Will King snapped a photograph of him. He uplaoded it to Facebook and Flickr where one of his friends named Zeddie ‘Mr Ridiculously Photogenic Guy’. King then uploaded the picture onto Reddit with the caption “My friend calls him ‘Mr Ridiculously Photogenic Guy'”.

It was the day after when Mashable began turning it into a meme phase, posting this image:

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McKayla Maroney Is Not Amused

McKayla Maroney was not impressed after missing out on a gold medal and having to settle for a silver in the Olympics. Her meme took the internet by storm.




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  1. lol. I DO live under a rock so this was fun.

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