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So Guys We Did It Copypasta

Copied and pasted text across the Internet

A
copypasta
is a block of text that is
copied and pasted
across the
Internet
past individuals through
online forums
and
social networking
websites. Copypastas are said to be similar to
spam

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equally they are often used to annoy other users and disrupt online discourse.

History

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The discussion “copypasta” was first used on
Usenet
groups in 2006.
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Etymology

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The term “copypasta” is derived from the calculator term “re-create/paste”, and tin be traced back to an anonymous
4chan
thread from 2006.
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Notable examples

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Navy Seal

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The
Navy Seal
copypasta is a lengthy, comically written, aggressive attack paragraph against a “kiddo”, written in the voice of the stereotypical “tough guy”, listing absurd accomplishments such as having “over 300 confirmed kills” and being “trained in gorilla [
sic
] warfare”. This copypasta is often reposted as a humorous overreaction to an insult and is thought to have originated in a post on a 4chan message board from 11 November 2010.
[4]

This copypasta is infamously used in the manifesto of the perpetrator of the
Christchurch mosque shootings.
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Bee Movie


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The

Bee Motion-picture show

copypasta dates back to 2013 where users would postal service the entire script of the
Bee Movie
onto websites such as
Reddit
and
Tumblr.
[6]

This was popularised around the time when edits of the flick were first being posted and popularized on
YouTube
in belatedly 2016.
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“A Drive Into Deep Left Field by Castellanos”

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On August nineteen, 2020, during a
Major League Baseball
game between the
Cincinnati Reds
and
Kansas City Royals, Reds broadcaster
Thom Brennaman
uttered a homophobic slur on a
hot mic. Afterward in the broadcast, Brennaman apologized to listeners. Mid-apology,
Nick Castellanos
hitting a
home run, and Brennaman broke from his apology to deliver the
play-by-play.
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Brennaman said, “I pride myself and recollect of myself every bit a man of religion, as there’s a drive into deep left field past Castellanos, it volition exist a abode run. And and then that’ll make it a iv-0 abortion.” The moment became an
internet meme
every bit a copypasta. ESPN’s
Pablo Torre
afterward said information technology “was like listening to the ring play on as the

Titanic

was sinking. Except the ring was also somehow the iceberg.”
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Popular:   Liv and Maddie Josh Swickard

See likewise

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  • Creepypasta, brief, user-generated, paranormal stories intended to scare readers
  • Faxlore, similar content circulated past fax motorcar
  • Know Your Meme, a website and video series which researches and documents the history of Copypastas and similar content
  • Running gag, a recurring joke
  • Snowclone, a cliché and phrasal template that can be used and recognized in multiple variants
  • Shitposting, the practice of posting intentionally low-quality or provocative content to troll or solicit reactions from others

References

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    “What is Copypasta? – Definition from Techopedia”.
    Techopedia.com
    . Retrieved
    30 December
    2018
    .




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    “Words Nosotros’re Watching: ‘Copypasta’.

    Merriam-Webster

    . Retrieved
    30 December
    2018
    .




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    Jaquez, Sophia (12 Dec 2018).
    “My Favorite CopyPastas”.
    The County Current
    . Retrieved
    30 December
    2018
    .




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    “What Does Navy Seal copypasta Mean?”.
    Lexicon.com. Archived from
    the original
    on 26 Oct 2018.




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    “The Honk Pill Troll Killer: Brenton Tarrant’s Motives May Never exist Known – if We’re Non Conscientious”. 28 March 2019.




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    Bergado, Gabe.
    “How Barry B. Benson Became an Net A-Lister”.
    Changed
    . Retrieved
    30 December
    2018
    .




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    “The Best Prank on Facebook Right At present Involves the Entire Transcript of Bee Movie”.
    Intelligencer. ii December 2015. Retrieved
    30 December
    2018
    .




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    “Thom Brennaman resigns from Reds after beingness suspended for on-air homophobic slur”.
    Washington Post.
    ISSN0190-8286
    . Retrieved
    6 July
    2021
    .




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    Lindbergh, Ben (29 March 2021).
    “How “A Drive Into Deep Left Field by Castellanos” Became the Perfect Meme for These Strange Times”.
    The Ringer
    . Retrieved
    half-dozen July
    2021
    .




Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copypasta