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What's up with "FAIL"?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Freelance Hack, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. Freelance Hack

    Freelance Hack Active Member

    Maybe this belongs in the "You're getting old" thread, but a couple weeks ago I was reading a column that had "Only one beer stand for the left half of the crowd? FAIL!"

    Since then, I've seen it on some other sites and on here.

    What's up with this? How did this come about? Where are my pants?
  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    You're so random.
  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    You don't know? EPIC FAIL!
  4. luckyducky

    luckyducky Guest

  5. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    It has become one of SJ's most overused words and phrases. I haven't seen it anywhere but here.
  6. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Its first use on the board was by Mystery Meat almost 2 years ago, back when it showed how many people had you on iggy. MM said of one poster, "You're at the Baskin-Robbins of fail, getting 31 flavors of GTFO."
  7. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member





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  8. Freelance Hack

    Freelance Hack Active Member

    For a moment, when I saw Moddy had replied to this thread, I thought he was going to be the one to explain it to me. That would have been like needing Ted Kaczynski to explain DVRs or Wi-Fi to me.

    Anyway Moddy, here's where I first came across it. So the virus apparently has broken past quarantine here and has infected pop culture.
  9. luckyducky

    luckyducky Guest

    Folks, it's not just an SJ thing.

    Think of it as the current version of "duh" or "not!"
  10. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I laugh nearly every time I encounter it. I guess there's something abrupt to it that I find humorous.
  11. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    But, yet, I love the pictures.

    At this attempt, you are a FAILure.
  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

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