Well, some of the regular customers might have noticed the recent lack of updates, but I want to reassure all of you believers that I’ve been around lurking most of the time, and weeding out the site’s archive. Now that I’ve reached my first 1000 posts, I want to take some time to breathe and take notice of the good and bad things I’ve done in this past 18 months of operation, as well as the editorial choices for the future.
That argument shall be resumed in a further posting. Now for today’s daily reminder why we like it here. Today, I’m talking about yet another one those neighborhood friendly Internet memes, of course! Such things you might have heard of but sometimes you really can’t put your finger to it? Maybe you’ve heard about the Rickroll or the OM NOM NOM and will it blend? – tell you what, I’ll just pop an illustrative example from the awesome XKCD online cartoon:
Now, I don’t mean to suggest that you should waste your romantic life on the pursuit of Internet memes (much the other way around), but still I enjoy keeping up with some of the latest Internet crazes – if nothing else, just for curiosity’s sake. So today we’re discussing the “All your base are belong to us“. If you want detailed information on this meme’s background, check the Wiki article I just linked; but simply put everything started with this cinematic passage from a popular Genesis game in the 1990′s:
To cut a long story short, it was around 2002 when someone decided to bring up this picturesque typo from a video game back-in-the-day, and soon enough the whole of the Internet was singing in harmony to the prophetic engrish saying… and now “all your base are belong to us”! Just like that.
Know your memes: All your base are belong to us.
Techno Remix all your base (and pictures) are belong… to us.
US all your base news report are belong to us: