I don’t know quite how they do it, but every time I take a peek into the ProMaleMemes subreddit I find yet more examples of memes that break every rule of meme-making, and then some.
I’m not sure why I keep poking my nose in ProMaleMemes. It’s not exactly a popular subreddit — a spinoff of the ProMaleCollective subreddit, itself a spinoff from the Men’s Rights subreddit, filled with dudes who dismiss most MRAs as “misandrist tradcons” (anti-male, traditional conservatives) too wedded to their reactionary tendencies to help men.
You’d think, after producing as many memes as they do they would learn at least a few basic meme-making skills. Nope. Their memes are basically an object lesson in how not to meme.
Let me give you a little tour of some of the memes on display in ProMaleMemes right now. In what follows, the bolded text is from me; the rest consists of the titles the ProMale memesters use to try to explain their memes to their colleagues. Let us catalogue theur errors meme by meme.
Putting text on a picture does not make it a meme; nor does it make the words true.
Putting text on a picture does not necessarily make it readable.
Putting text on a picture does not make it comprehensible.
Don’t assume everyone is clued into whatever obscure feud you have with Red Pillers, if that’s even who this is supposed to be referencing.
I, just, what?
Well, that’s enough incomprehensible crap for one day.
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