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The best moments of 2018 . . . in memes


by Louise Bruton
20th Dec 2018
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2018. What a riot. So much happened. So much that it’s hard to believe it all happened in the space of 12 months. But as we’re looking back on our favourite movies, albums and news stories of the year, let’s hear it for the little guys that gave us a tiny chuckle as we scrolled through Twitter.

The memes. Let’s hear it for the hard to search for, loaded with in-jokes, perfect for sharing with friends memes. 

 

January 29th, 2018
Blue Ivy tells her parents to stop clapping –  God, they’re so embarrassing! – and teaches us all how to cool it down.

 

February 7th, 2018
On February 7th, 2018, the new reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy landed on Netflix and we heard the phrase “Can You Believe?” for the very first time. 

 

February 13th, 2018
A little pre-Valentine’s Day gift. Love, Gym Kardashian xoxo

 

 

February 19th, 2018
When Kylie Jenner had baby Stormi in February, she released a little video capturing all the magic moments of her pregnancy. But there’s one little line she says that we held onto dearly. Next thing I knew… I was pregnant.

 

March 6th, 2018
During the Oscars, Jennifer Garner suddenly remembers something VERY important.

 

 

March 19th, 2019
Avengers: Infinity War was pegged to be The Most Ambitious Crossover Event in History but Twitter had other ideas…

 

March 19th, 2018
The squinting woman meme can be used for almost any occasion. Here are a few favourites.

The Original

A meme within a meme

 

March 28th, 2018

Prince Harry, reporting for duty.

 

March 29th, 2018 – Miss Vanjie
Upon her elimination from season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo’s exit ended up being her best performance.

 

April 22nd, 2018
“Bye Bitch!” Lizzo begins her campaign to play Ursula in the live action version of The Little Mermaid.

 

May 19th,  2018
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s  waved to a higher being during their wedding… parade? It was a parade. 

July 2nd, 2018 
If you’ve got a wicked plan up your sleeve, then this dog… he is you. 

 

July 4th, 2018 
This one is for all my summer goths out there. 

 

July 19th, 2018
Christine Baranski learning about Big Dick Energy and embodying it completely is something we can only aspire to be like. 

 

July 25th, 2018

Jigglypuff singing because… why not?

 

 

August 13th, 2018
The story about Azealia Banks waiting outside Elon Musk’s mansion for three days because she needs to finish a song with Grimes is one of the greatest gifts of 2018. Here’s a recreation of what their hang out sessions look like.  

 

 

October 3rd, 2018
A Star is Born and a flurry of memes take off. From the “I just wanted to take another look at you” line…

 

… to the promotional tour Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga undertook, with Gagsy showing a fondness for another line. 

 

 

October 8th, 2018
This is a particularly good meme. On October 6th, a Twitter user posted this photo of her son and insinuated that the Me Too campaign was running out of control:

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Of course, Twitter responded in glorious fashion but this tweet, with its BoJack Horseman reference took the biscuit. This large son is, in fact, two children standing on top of each other, wearing a long coat to cover up their truth. 

 


November 3rd, 2018
The greatness of Ariana Grande’s single Thank U, Next does not stop as soon as the song ends. No siree. 

November 14th, 2018
When Elon Musk told the Thai diving rescue team that they could use his submarine in the search for the missing football team, it brought on many questions like “how would a submarine fit in these caves?” and “is it a tiny submarine?” but it also ignited a lifetime of memes, fit for every occasion.

 

 

November 24th, 2018
It’s always important to study subjects that you can apply to real life situations.

 

 

December 3rd, 2018
Blue Ivy needs to have a word with Kris Jenner.

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