Top 10 Memes of 2017
by: Sarah Nance
There’s no denying that memes have been a huge part of our culture for the past few years, and 2017 did not disappoint with new meme content. With this year coming to an end, I’m here to share my personal list of the best memes of 2017.
10. Uber Drivers
With the booming popularity of ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, it’s no surprise that people had their laughs at the companies.
9. Dancing Hotdog
The snapchat dancing hotdog came out this year!
8. Chick Fil A Employees
Because of the amount and popularity of Chick Fil A restaurants in our area, we are all familiar with and can appreciate the persistence, dedication, and hospitality of its employees.
7. Nothing But Respect For My President
This phrase became popular after a tweet of a college student cleaning Donald Trump’s Hollywood Star.
6. Mocking Spongebob
When you run out of comebacks, just mock whatever the other person said.
5. The Floor Is Lava
A game where someone yells “the floor is lava” and everyone has only a few seconds to stand on something other than the floor.
4. Student Athletes
If you’ve met a die-hard student athlete, this meme is self-explanatory.
3. Me, An Intellectual
A meme full of hilarious over-explaining.
2. He Protecc, He Atacc
This meme depicts the duality of man and includes many variants, as long as there is a word ending in “c” or “cc.”
1. Living in 3017
The epitome of 2017 memes, just because of the specific reference to the year. It describes someone so innovative that they are living 1,000 years into the future.
BONUS ROUND: FRA Memes That Hopefully Need No Context:
3. Get Shrek’d
2. A Word on Juuls
1. Truck Yeah
Here’s to amazing new memes in 2018!