The value of gifs in modern discourse - an exploration

How DARE you not reply with a dissertation length reply!!! A gif! That’s just the WORST!!! This is serious discourse!!! /s

Judging No Way GIF by Cameo

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If a picture is worth 1k words and a gif contains ~50 frames, then that is a pretty verbose response.

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Yes… some feel that if you aren’t using .50 words at all times, then you’re not to be taken seriously… but fuck that. It’s a message board, not debate club.

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Game Of Thrones Drinking GIF by Sky

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@13enster, we know better, right? :grimacing:

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Excuse me…Film & Media Studies here. THE STUDY AND DISCOURSE OF MEMES IS PART OF THE CURRICULUM. Hello!

Adam Devine Reaction GIF

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Animated GIF

But see, that’s the modern academy, that’s been “perverted” by those social justice warriors! /s

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Did someone say “gifs?”

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Kid Sassy GIF - Kid Sassy Oh GIFs

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Debate Argue GIF by 505 Games

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frustrated the missing GIF by STARZ

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She gets it

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Jesus. Everyone has had a post removed. Everyone doesn’t whine about it.

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seth meyers GIF by Late Night with Seth Meyers

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Wine, Post?
Post Malone GIF by AMAs

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Some of my best snark has been gobbled up by the BBS Gods; that’s just how it goes, and we all agreed to the terms… (whether we all actually bothered to read and understand them is another story.)

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