Internet Meme reference guide

Ever wonder what the heck is up with rickrolling? Look it up.


Rickrolling is a bait and switch: a person provides a web link that he or she claims is relevant to the topic at hand (like this one), but the link actually takes the user to the 1987 Rick Astley video Never Gonna Give You Up. The URL can be masked or obfuscated so a future victim cannot determine the true source of the link without clicking (like this). If a dumb cluck does click and is led to a web page with the song, he or she is said to have been Rickrolled (also spelled Rickroll’d).

Look up the meanings and origins of many of the internet’s more popular memes. By the way, “NSFW” means “Not Safe For Work”, which means it is probably PG-13 or worse…

They have tons of information to get you caught up with all the goofy trends on the “internets” or the “tubes” or whatever…


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