Memes, flash mobs, challenges: best of the web in 2018

Memes, flash mobs, challenges: best of the web in 2018

Remember, laughing about what was discussed and what was Russian society in the Internet.

In February, the company Elon musk, Space X launched the first rocket, the Falcon Heavy, and she launched into space the electric car “Tesla”. Behind the wheel sat a mannequin in a spacesuit and listen to the music of David Bowie.

Tesla in space.

— Amazing world (@za_znayka) 6 Feb 2018

This event has generated an incredible amount of memes on hot topics. It is again reminded of the “son of my mother’s friends” and launched a new round of popularity of the meme “what about this, Elon Musk?”.

Moreover, Russian meme about the Mask lent to the West. “And how do you like this, Elon Musk?” — asked Europeans and Americans, placing photos and videos of their most ridiculous household inventions and life hacks.

And how do you like this, Elon Musk?

— Top Tubs (they/them) (@top_tubs_) 21 Aug 2018

In March Russian mass compared their pictures from six years ago with the current in the framework of the flash mob 2012 vs 2018. Usually it didn’t come out in favor of the first.


Roma Bordunov (@romabordunov) March 19, 2018

In late April, Philip presented the video “the Color of a blue mood”, which appeared in the form of a teenager. In the video starred many stars: Purulent, Grigory Leps, Olga Buzova, Amiran Sardarov, Yana Rudkovskaya. Footage from a clip long entertained users of social networks. Later, the man decided to repeat the success with Egor Creed took an even more provocative video for the song “Colour black mood”.

The Russian crept “mouse” (not a typo!). Meme signature required “mouse (kradetsya)” instantly shattered the social networks and for the year became one of the most popular.

In may, users of social networks was close to “civil war”, discussing what the word is heard on the record from the online dictionary: Jenny or Laurel? Single explanation for why one sounds one way, and others another, never appeared.

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One of the most prominent memes of the year came from domestic movies. It’s a phrase from the sports drama “upward Movement” of the Director Anton Megerdichev. Her coach, played by Vladimir Mashkov, hysterically encourages players to play “for myself and for Sasha”, that is, a character who for health reasons retired from the game. In may, the new BadComedian criticized the film in his review. Many went to the “crown” phrase. After this, even those who have not watched the movie, took MEM on Board.

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In early summer, users of social networks began to fool my dogs. They were hiding behind the blanket, and then “disappeared”. Tailed the poor guy was genuinely puzzled. And as the owners had fun!

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In June and July, many Russian followed the adventures of foreigners on the world Cup in Russia. Brazilian Tomer Savoia, for example, became popular many players.

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The Russian was delighted by the “magic” leg Akinfeev. In the penalty shootout of the match Russia — Spain Igor Akinfeev stretched out in an unnatural pose, left foot repulsed flying into the goal the ball and led the team to the quarterfinals of the world Cup. Leg Akinfeev became the symbol of victory, luck and dexterity.

But a major hit, of course, was a trio of fans in the headdress.

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At the same time, a song by rapper Drake In My Feelings made people jump out of cars and strange dance. Flash mob engulfed almost the entire world.

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Character Sep was kind of creepy moths, accidentally photographed a single user. Eyed night moth and the lamp eventually entered the top memes of the year. Even Elon Musk with marijuana and memes about Petrov and Bashirova was not so popular.

It? #moth

— Blbo Sumkin (@pullover_) October 1, 2018.

The main flashmob autumn was Skibidi Challenge. St. Petersburg’s Little Big band has released a music video for the song “Skibidi”. The strange movements of musicians caused a wave of imitations and captured the social network like a virus, infecting even Ivan Urgant.

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At this time in Russia premiere of the blockbuster from Marvel “venom” with Tom hardy in the title role. “Charming,” the alien symbiote has become a powerful generator of memes.

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While watching memes about venom forgot your meme about venom

— dog (@gavgavsobaki) 28 Oct 2018

One of the most popular figures of the year was fantasy art, where a warrior holds a sword. Meme was used for expression of reverence, worship or offerings to gift.

#mastersblessing #sword #warrior

— SamBEN (@_SamBEN) 18 Nov 2018

Phrase of the year in Runet was the question: “Oldy here?”. It was used in a serious or a sarcastic sense, to appeal to the most senior or the most experienced participants in the discussion.

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See also:

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