Understand the “Doge” Meme In 7 Short Steps

doge meme

by James

5 months ago

Writer. Editor. Culture maven. Follow me on Twitter!

This is Doge. He’s one of the internet’s hottest memes.

hot doge
You could say it’s a hot doge.

 Below is a graph showing the number of google searches for “Doge” over time.

But what… is… Doge… exactly? Let’s break down doge in 7 easy steps.

(click on any picture in the post to arrive at the source)

1. “Doge” is web slang for “dog.” The doge meme starts with a picture of a Shiba Inu.

dogesmall
 

The breed is called “shibe” in online slang.

dogelog

Any picture of a shibe will do.


2. Text is then added in Comic Sans font that represents the shibe’s internal monologue in “dog speak.”

curiousdoge


3. The word “wow” must be used.

hipsterdoge


4. Other thoughts often begin with “so,” “much,” and “such.”

tireddoge


Writing nonsense is not only accepted, but encouraged.


5. The doge meme takes many forms. The same shibe images are  manipulated or added into other photos for hilarious effect.

DJdoge


Sometimes the doge dog speak is added.

twinkieDoge


Sometimes it is not.

cookiedoge 


6.  Doge also exists in GIF format.

Snowdoge

talkingdoge
 

7. There really is no limit to doge.

muchdoge

Wow. Much image, so meme.


dogepaints

Much teaching, so perm. Wow.


3dDoge

Such 3D.


Keep up with the latest doge memes at reddit.com/r/doge/ and download the image below to start making your own doge memes.


plainDoge

Wow. So download, much possibility.


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