old school memes

so was wandering the net and then decided to check back on the all you base are belong to us video http://www.planettribes.com/allyourbase/video1_view.shtml and was wondering what old school memes the SDMB remembers.

Oddly enough just last week I said to my daughter

“when come back bring pie”

She looked at me like I was insane


Anyone remember “FRODO LIVES?”

7 Memes that Went Viral Before the Internet

I want my Trodgor T-Shirt back. No idea what happened to it. :frowning:

I’m with stupid
Keep on truckin’
… and all I got was this lousy T-shirt

There is no gravity. The world sucks.

Here I sit all broken hearted…

I’d buy that for a dollar.

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!

Nov shmoz ka pop!

Smoke 'em if you got 'em.

Are you a turtle?

America, love it or leave it.

Kilroy was here.

Pre-internet, memes were transmitted parasitically as self-adhering printed material on collision-mitigation structures for transportation devices:

Honk if you Love <X>

I Brake for <X>

I [heart] <X>

One Day at a Time, and a host of others from the AA world.

Dancing Bears, Steal-Your-Face, Ice-cream Cone on Head guy, Keep on Truckin’ Dude and all the other Grateful Dead iconography.

Save the Whales

Baby on Board

If you can read this, YOU"RE TOO CLOSE!

Oh, and by the way, Clapton is God

Finders keepers. :stuck_out_tongue:

Oh, come on, SOMEONE had to make a joke like that, and it’s my turn, dammit!

You’re showing your skills of a memetist.

Just last night I almost shouted out “Forget world peace. Visualize using your turn signal!”

“What a shocking bad hat!”


White wedding dresses? Started as a trend by none other than Queen Victoria.

What about alchemy? Isaac Newton was obsessed with it even with his peers telling him it was discredited. Or, do occultic practices and beliefs not count?

What about Victorian flower meanings?

<Identifiable Group of People> Do It <adverbial phrase that’s a bad joke about some expectation of that group>

Visualize whirled peas

It’s a car, not a phone booth (Bonus points for referring to the dearly departed phone booth.)

(saw this on a t-shirt, nearly 20 years ago)
On the eighth day, Admin said rm -rf / and all was null and without form.

I recently heard someone say “Run, Forrest, run!”. For a second I thought I had gone back into time a couple of decades.

Choose Life!

Chanting the Rocky refrain to anybody jogging in a hoodie.

I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.

Frankie Says: Relax.