Tumblr Posts That Require YEARS of Meme Knowledge to Understand

Sometimes memes are just incomprehensible because they reference other, older memes. If you get one of these memes, congratulations — you have years of meme knowledge on your side. And now, it's time to test your abilities: here are some examples of memes you need years of meme knowledge to understand!



Six word story

6 word story
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If you’ve never seen the six word horror stories that went around Tumblr a few years ago, you probably don't understand this meme. Of course, this also has to come with pre-existing knowledge of the "take a sip babes" meme, but since that's pretty recent, you should know about it!



You’re you forever

You’re you forever
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This is a real Russian nesting doll of memes — it's three memes in one: the “Do it for her” Simpsons meme, the newer “no fear, one fear” comic meme, and the slightly older distressed women on a free PC check ad. It’s said that if you look at this post for too long, you’ll transcend into a different plane of existence.



Episode ads

Episode ads
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This post is too meta — it's a self aware episode ad. What more could you ask for?



Blood Orange

Blood Orange
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If you understand this meme and who this guy is, you can understand the entirety of this post without any words. The magic of meme knowledge is truly powerful.



Pointing laughing

Pointing laughing
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Pointing laughing
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Pointing laughing
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I can’t even explain this one. You either get it or you don’t, but I can confirm it makes sense if you have at least four years of memeing under your belt.



I don’t even know

I want my gays fast
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I want my gays fast
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I have no clue. No idea at all. I’m not at a high enough meme level to understand this yet.

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