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Been on the internet a while? Think you've seen it all? Time to make sure:

You Should Have Seen This.com and You Should Have Also Seen This.com
posted by flatluigi (61 comments total) 104 users marked this as a favorite

 
Nice find! I am appalled that I missed "George Lucas In Love" the first time around.
posted by Solon and Thanks at 7:36 PM on February 21, 2010 [3 favorites]


oh, nevermind, I was like 10 when it was made. us kids thinking we invented the internet...
posted by Solon and Thanks at 7:38 PM on February 21, 2010


These lists brought our office productivity to a near standstill one recent afternoon.
posted by treepour at 7:38 PM on February 21, 2010


Who the hell is Boxxee? You mean Boxxy? Doesn't canon mean anything to you people?
posted by Taft at 7:41 PM on February 21, 2010 [2 favorites]


best of the web best of the web? could this be an attempt at patafilter?
posted by Lutoslawski at 7:43 PM on February 21, 2010 [3 favorites]


Meh, we're beyond patafilter. We use satafilter and sasfliter now.

Wait, I already made that joke. HOW META IS THAT, AMIRIGHT?
posted by eriko at 7:45 PM on February 21, 2010 [3 favorites]


Lutoslawski: "best of the web best of the web? could this be an attempt at patafilter?"

I love that song!
posted by flatluigi at 7:46 PM on February 21, 2010 [1 favorite]


Wow, I've seen way too many of those things. I really need to cultivate some more edifying habits.
posted by nanojath at 7:53 PM on February 21, 2010 [1 favorite]


...Unless You're a Loser or Old or Something

Yes, "or something."
posted by not_on_display at 7:53 PM on February 21, 2010


that said I will probably watch all these now tyvm
posted by not_on_display at 7:54 PM on February 21, 2010


LOLPOSTIRONICMISOGYNY
posted by idiopath at 8:01 PM on February 21, 2010


Gah. This website just told me "You let your youth go to waste". Harsh truths from the internet.
posted by crinklebat at 8:07 PM on February 21, 2010


Techno Viking we hardly knew ye.
posted by DaddyNewt at 8:07 PM on February 21, 2010


A depressingly large amount of those links are grayed out. I think I need to go for a walk in the outside world.

Randomly enough, however, the All Your Base Are Belong to Us phenomenon is how I became aware of MetaFilter.
posted by Kattullus at 8:08 PM on February 21, 2010


Talk of a shift in language registers.

(news flash: youtube comments are awful.)
posted by dunkadunc at 8:09 PM on February 21, 2010


Ceiling cat is watching you omit him from your meme list.
posted by Rhomboid at 8:11 PM on February 21, 2010 [3 favorites]


I'd call it less "post ironic misogyny" and more "parody of the misogyny in rap." Especially considering that Jon Lajoie's main shtick is making fun of rap tropes.
posted by Solon and Thanks at 8:13 PM on February 21, 2010


(I say this as a big fan of his Everyday Normal Guy rap.)

I make pretty good spaghetti sauce, motherfucker!
posted by Solon and Thanks at 8:16 PM on February 21, 2010


"02) Two Girls One Cup (cannot legally be reposted in the US)"

Why is this? Is poop eating a felony in the US?
posted by milnak at 8:18 PM on February 21, 2010


If your youth didn't go to waste then you seriously double-minus ungood wasted it. What the hell else are you gonna do with youth. Carefully stockpile it and give it quarterly audits?
posted by Babblesort at 8:21 PM on February 21, 2010 [4 favorites]


>: Why is this? Is poop eating a felony in the US?

Apparently so. I hear that in some jurisdictions it's illegal to be handcuffed while wearing a clown suit.
posted by dunkadunc at 8:27 PM on February 21, 2010


Solon and Thanks: (I say this as a big fan of his Everyday Normal Guy rap.)

Is it me or are the comments especially weird on this one? Even for YouTube.
posted by Kattullus at 8:29 PM on February 21, 2010


Is poop eating a felony in the US?

You ought to read Mackay's lesser-known work, Mass Coprophagia.
posted by turgid dahlia at 8:45 PM on February 21, 2010


Is it me or are the comments especially weird on this one? Even for YouTube.

I read most of them, and I am speechless. I feel like I'm the unknowing observer of performance art.
posted by Solon and Thanks at 8:49 PM on February 21, 2010


I didn't realize at first that it's all the same guy. Googling turns up more. He mostly seems like a standard issue troll, but every once in a while he's just bizarre.
posted by Kattullus at 9:00 PM on February 21, 2010


More on the Hawaii Chair (#67 on list 1): Ellen tries it (twice); G4TV uses it for an entire episode, including a videogame competition.
posted by flatluigi at 9:04 PM on February 21, 2010


Somehow, having seen most of these doesn't quite feel like an accomplishment.
posted by EatTheWeak at 9:39 PM on February 21, 2010


I'd seen most of the first list, but the second one seemed considerably more eclectic.

Also, "We Got That B-Roll" is essential Internet fare, in my opinion.
posted by Scattercat at 9:40 PM on February 21, 2010


What Would Cliff Stoll Think?
posted by mwhybark at 9:59 PM on February 21, 2010


...Unless You're a Loser or Old or Something

All three, thanks. And I still have better things to do. Thanks anyway.
posted by Splunge at 10:06 PM on February 21, 2010


View the page sources for extra bonus fun.
posted by milnak at 10:56 PM on February 21, 2010 [1 favorite]


Dude. A Burning Man Downfall transcription? Totally not the best one. I think the only one that's really transcendent is the Downfall of Grammar, though special points go to this one.
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur at 11:18 PM on February 21, 2010 [2 favorites]


I'm so glad someone explained 2 girls 1 cup to me before I ever saw links to it so that I never have to see that.
posted by ohisee at 11:44 PM on February 21, 2010 [2 favorites]


Do you love internet memes but HATE having to search for them all separately or even worse have them clog up your bookmarks?!

Do you wish there was one website that would have all them, together, in one easy to use list on a simple palette of black text on a white background?

Have you, in the year 2010, not even seen the grape stomping video??

WELL YOU'RE IN LUCK! That's right we've got two - count 'em two! - websites that catalog all your favorite internet memes!!!!1111

From the horrific (yet hilarious) wailing of a woman struggling to breathe as her coworkers laugh on, to the stultifying cuteness of a hamster struggling to eat popcorn - You Should Have Seen This.com has it all!

And coming soon, You Should Have Seen This Animated Gif From 1997.com! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll appreciate the novelty for two seconds then refresh Metafilter compulsively until something more interesting comes along!
posted by PostIronyIsNotaMyth at 11:47 PM on February 21, 2010 [1 favorite]


I saw swap.avi [NSFW, made for hire for the Something Awful goons] long before 2girls1cup became a global phenomenon. I wasn't nauseated, just disturbed that you can get three Brazilian girls in a custom-made poop-eating movie for only five hundred dollars.
posted by dunkadunc at 11:52 PM on February 21, 2010


milnak -- Thanks for the head's up. I wouldn't have seen the freakin' awesome "What News Anchors Do During Commercial Breaks" video.
posted by spiderskull at 12:14 AM on February 22, 2010 [2 favorites]


[NSFW, made for hire for the Something Awful goons]

SAclopedia insists that it was made for hire by one goon over the objections of pretty much everyone else, but hell, would you want any of the credit for that?
posted by Pope Guilty at 12:33 AM on February 22, 2010


what, no Hamster Dance? fail.
posted by sexyrobot at 1:31 AM on February 22, 2010


I remember some very funny guy advertising his storage yard. Please someone link to that I cannot find it and do not see it on these lists.
posted by Meatbomb at 3:10 AM on February 22, 2010


Never saw Daft Hands before. Awesome.
posted by zardoz at 4:44 AM on February 22, 2010


In which we discover that in retrospectively viewed internet memes are not very fascinating at all, sort of like visiting a room in which there was a hell of a party yesterday.
posted by unSane at 5:18 AM on February 22, 2010 [1 favorite]


I was like 10 when it was made.

OK, now this makes me feel old.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 5:30 AM on February 22, 2010


You might want to check out Sifl & Olly in case you missed 'em, youngin'.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 5:31 AM on February 22, 2010


What have I done with the past 15 years of my life?
posted by sourwookie at 6:13 AM on February 22, 2010


@Meatbomb: Here you go. Jones' Big Ass Truck Rental & Storage
posted by cronholio at 7:01 AM on February 22, 2010 [1 favorite]


is this something I would need a internet to understand?
posted by toodleydoodley at 7:31 AM on February 22, 2010 [1 favorite]


Arrrrgggghhh. In my opinion, I spend far too much time on the internet-- the internet has cut into my book reading time, my movie viewing time, my craft time, my gardening time, and so on AND it's been 12 years of time wasting yet I haven't seen all that many of the links, so I started at the top and worked my way down til I got to 6: Charlie the Unicorn. Fucking tedious and a good reminder why I don't bother with most of the links "making the rounds."
posted by Secret Life of Gravy at 7:31 AM on February 22, 2010


Dude, some of those were already on America's Funniest Home Videos. No internet required.
posted by clvrmnky at 8:25 AM on February 22, 2010


I REGRET NOTHING.
posted by jquinby at 8:31 AM on February 22, 2010


I watched the first video on the first list and felt genuine horror at that woman's accident. I'm not sure what reaction was intended, but it kind of put me off clicking the rest.
posted by rollick at 8:34 AM on February 22, 2010


felt genuine horror at that woman's accident. I'm not sure what reaction was intended

well my reaction was WTF who thought it was a good idea to have people standing knee-deep in an agility-confining tub full of slippery fruit mash up on a six-foot high platform?
posted by toodleydoodley at 8:48 AM on February 22, 2010


It's an adventure, Charley! An adventure. (Spoken by an old loser or something, but my 10yo thinks that thing is da bomb.)
posted by Michael Roberts at 8:57 AM on February 22, 2010


They had to be raised off the ground so that the grape juice could flow out the bottom of the buckets and into the measuring cups for the contest.
posted by Rhomboid at 8:57 AM on February 22, 2010


I felt so bad for the bride in the first list when the poor best man stepped forward and WHAM! into the pool (hot tub?) she went, in what you just know is a ridiculously expensive gown.

Some of the others were just tedious.

(But all the Maru and kitty videos make me happy and make up for the meh.)
posted by misha at 9:28 AM on February 22, 2010


Oh! They made a documentary about Winnebago Man. Such a shame that docu seems completely unavailable online...
posted by Harry at 9:32 AM on February 22, 2010


WHAT. IS WRONG. WITH BOXXEE AND WHY DID I WATCH ALL THREE OF HER VIDEOS
posted by Juicy Avenger at 9:55 AM on February 22, 2010 [1 favorite]


They had to be raised off the ground so that the grape juice could flow out the bottom of the buckets and into the measuring cups for the contest.

see, that's what I get for watching with the sound off. but my little inner underwriter keeps screaming, "that's still fucking dumb!" why couldn't they have just poured the mash through a screen into a measuring cup afterward? I know, I know - because it's not good teevee.
posted by toodleydoodley at 10:01 AM on February 22, 2010


I laughed harder than I ever have at "weiner poopies". For real.
posted by lexicakes at 10:25 AM on February 22, 2010


I thought Been on the internet a while? Think you've seen it all? Time to make sure: was a new heading on the Popular Favorites page.
posted by swift at 6:16 PM on February 22, 2010


Secret Life of Gravy - So glad I wasn't the only one (whose been online for a while but hasn't seen much, and found Charlie unicorn thing tedious...maybe it is good we haven't seen all these!)
posted by evening at 4:52 PM on February 23, 2010 [1 favorite]


Pffft, I found Charlie the Unicorn tedious like, 4 years ago when I first saw it!
posted by graventy at 7:38 AM on March 1, 2010


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