Meme of the Decade

Northmont Students Vote on the Meme of the Decade

Northmont students vote for the

Northmont students vote for the "Meme of the Decade" (photo courtesy of Know Your Meme).

Ellie Coppock, Editor-in-Chief

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As the 2010’s come to a close, it is time to reflect on past internet trends and memes. A survey was sent to Northmont language arts classrooms to finally decide the “Meme of the Decade.” Out of the 145 responses, here are the results:

Tenth Place: 

The Dress (2015)

0.70% of votes

Ninth Place:

Nyan Cat (2011)

1.40% of votes

Eighth Place:

Grumpy Cat (2012)

2.2% of votes

Seventh Place:

“Let’s get this Bread” (2018)

4.8% of votes

Sixth Place:

Doge (2013)

7.6% of votes

Fifth Place:

Harambe (2016)

10.3% of votes

Fourth Place:

Kermit Drinking Tea (2014)

13.1% of votes

Third Place:

“Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife!” (2010)

15.9% of votes

Second Place: 

Distracted Boyfriend (2017)

17.9% of votes

And the Meme of the Decade is… 

Area 51

26.2% of votes