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Melaphantastic Reindeer GIFs
December 18, 2011 3:50 PM   Subscribe

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen. But do you recall the most famous animated GIF reindeer of all?

All reindeer GIFs on one page here.
posted by brownpau (22 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

 
The Rudolf story teaches us we are only worthy if we are useful to the controlling powers.

Or if we make amusing Gifs.
posted by The Whelk at 3:55 PM on December 18, 2011 [5 favorites]


That seems a little harsh, The Whelk.

Abnormal people are only worthy if useful to the controlling powers.
posted by Navelgazer at 4:04 PM on December 18, 2011 [2 favorites]


Dancer is in a k-hole.
posted by Burhanistan at 4:05 PM on December 18, 2011


The caption on the first gif of the series is "This month will be dedicated towards drawing retarded reindeer."

Fuck you, asshole.
posted by tzikeh at 4:05 PM on December 18, 2011 [17 favorites]


Actually, they all seem to be in k-holes.
posted by Burhanistan at 4:05 PM on December 18, 2011


I'll be honest, I was expecting this.
posted by Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish at 4:07 PM on December 18, 2011 [10 favorites]


These are all so great and I can't figure out why.
posted by Potomac Avenue at 4:11 PM on December 18, 2011


Donna Dixon?
posted by Renoroc at 4:37 PM on December 18, 2011


reminded me a lot of ed, edd, and eddy - great stuff!
posted by rebent at 4:44 PM on December 18, 2011


I am in the middle of putting together my "Christmas Tableau"/seasonal ceremonial alter and this post makes me feel like I want one of those digital picture frames that shows a rotating selection of amusing Christmas gifs.
posted by bleep at 4:46 PM on December 18, 2011


Donner? Dude's a pretender. Santa's real reindeer is Donder!
posted by PhoBWanKenobi at 4:48 PM on December 18, 2011 [4 favorites]


Not a tardblog fan, eh tzikeh?

Blitzen looks blitzed, not necessarily retarded. Prancer exhibits canine-like prancing behavior, more animal intelligence than retarded. Dancer is dancing, while Vixen might be humping the tree, both admittedly retardedly, but again animal retardation. Comet and Cupid are hilarious enough that they should get a pass on mocking retardation. I'll grant that Dasher looks overdone enough to deserve critique for mocking retarded people, but whatever. Donner makes no sense.
posted by jeffburdges at 5:00 PM on December 18, 2011


It doesn't matter what the reindeer "look" like, jefburdges. It matters that the person who created the gifs used "retarded" like it's hilarious instead of incredibly insensitive and offensive.
posted by tzikeh at 5:52 PM on December 18, 2011 [3 favorites]


I prefer this puerile offering of animated reindeer. I played this once for my nephew when he was about 9. Kid laughed so hard he almost had a hernia.
posted by Ber at 6:10 PM on December 18, 2011 [3 favorites]


Watching these with the Charlie Brown Christmas music is rather delightful. Thanks!
posted by computech_apolloniajames at 6:11 PM on December 18, 2011 [1 favorite]


I must say, I like Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish link better. There is a STORY there, an awsome one.
posted by Canageek at 7:08 PM on December 18, 2011


Sind Blitze, sind Donner in Wolken verschwunden?
Eröffne den feurigen Abgrund, o Hölle!
Zertrümmre, verderbe, verschlinge, zerschnelle,
Mit plötzlicher Wut
Den falschen Verräter, das mördrische Blut.

posted by koeselitz at 11:14 PM on December 18, 2011


Those are OK, but my tumblr gif heart belongs to Pusheen the cat.
posted by riruro at 12:02 AM on December 19, 2011 [2 favorites]


These are hilarious, so I want to give this recent animation grad the benefit of the doubt on perhaps not having yet formed a complete sense of decency towards others of her kind. If (s)he finds a place in the field, this developmental issue of hirs will likely blossom into a full-blown disorder, layered with different rainbow washes of artificial fart and poo flavors.
posted by gorgor_balabala at 12:16 AM on December 19, 2011


tzikeh: The caption on the first gif of the series is "This month will be dedicated towards drawing retarded reindeer."

Fuck you, asshole


So do you also go around policing people who say things are "dumb"? What about if I called it "lame"?

Also: what the fuck is wrong with assholes? I love my asshole. I'd die without it.
posted by paisley henosis at 12:04 PM on December 19, 2011 [1 favorite]


People calling artists that draw retarded deer assholes are retarded.
posted by Bonky Moon at 6:44 PM on December 19, 2011 [1 favorite]


http://www.r-word.org/
posted by the_artificer at 8:16 AM on December 21, 2011 [1 favorite]


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