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Look at This Dude (also titled under the name Flipagram Roast Videos, due to the iPhone application used to create the slideshows), is a video remix series in featuring a voice-over narration of a man saying "look at this dude" before laughing hysterically while a slideshow of pictures showing similar-looking people and characters is displayed.



Origin

In August 2015, Twitter user @Xx__Eric_xX[4] uploaded a video featuring a photograph of a man followed by several images of frogs and fictional characters while a man mocks his appearance in the background. The video was subsequently removed, but was mirrored on YouTube several days later (shown below).

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On August 10th, 2015, Redditor merkwek posted the video to the /r/ContagiousLaughter[3] subreddit. On December 2nd, YouTuber Wesley Gibson posted a video titled Bruh look at this dude," featuring images of a Twitch streamer with the original "Look at This Dude" audio playing in the background.

On February 14th, 2016, YouTuber ayy lmao submitted a video featuring various unflattering photographs of Donald Trump with the "Look at This Dude" audio (shown below). On February 19th, the Lime Memes Facebook[2] page posted a transcript of the original "Look at This Dude" video.

On March 15th, Twitter user @Xx__Eric_xX[1], the original creator of the series, posted a slideshow mocking several photographs of different people to Twitter, where it garnered upwards of 4,800 likes and 4,100 retweets before the account was deleted.

On March 20th, YouTuber Amorosa posted a video in which YouTuber LeafyIsHere is compared to JoJo McDodd[5], an animated character from the movie, Horton Hears a Who, using the "Look at This Dude" audio in the background (shown below). The video gained 55,000 views, and 1.5k likes.

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External References

[1] Twitter – @Xx__Eric_xX

[2] Facebook – Lime Memes

[3] Reddit – look at this dude

[4] Twitter – @Xx__Eric_xX

[5] Seuss Wikia – JoJo McDodd


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