Best Memes of All Time on Imgur | 2021 Review

Do you know what a typical definition of "meme" is? Oxford Dictionary describes it as "any image, video, piece of text, typically humorous in nature, that is copied and spread rapidly by internet users, often with slight variations".

Well, if you are not an Imgur user, let me tell you, you are missing out on the best memes of all time. We have a collection of masterpieces from around the web.

People say laughter is the best medicine, so here we are with a list of best and the most famous Memes on Imgur which will definitely make you crack a smile.

10 All Time Favorite Memes on Imgur

1. Change My Mind

Change My Mind

"Male privilege is a myth", the famous sign shared by comedian Steven Crowder in early 2018 with him sitting at a table which was designed to spark a debate outside a Texas University for his podcast and Youtube channel.

The picture became viral instantly and people started using it as a template for funny memes by changing the words on the poster through Photoshop.

It became a hit in the world of dank memes.

2. Success Kid

Success Kid

In 2008, a photo of a smug baby at the beach became viral across the web, and people named it the "Success Kid" or "I hate Sandcastles".

Later, users photoshopped the image to put text around it or made memes referencing his apparent hatred for sandcastles.

Sammy Griner, the kid in the photo has now aged but still does not seem as pleased with himself. He also started an online fund for his father’s new kidney and successfully paid for it. So maybe he is successful!

3. Shut Up and Take My Money

Shut Up and Take My Money

In the animated science-fiction series, Futurama, an episode in season six called "Attack of the Killer App" aired which showed the launch of the new apple "eyephone". The main character Fry rushes to buy the phone and calls out the sales genius with the phrase "Shut up and take my money".

Fry's action of waving money with this phrase quickly became a famous imgur meme.

It soon became a template for people’s desire for an invention, proposed idea or consumer product.

4. Disaster Girl

Disaster Girl

Picked up by Buzzfeed, this photograph of a young girl with a devilish smile in front of a burning house in 2004, got the attention of internet users and soon became a medium for memes.

Zoe’s face has been doctored into several disastrous situations since then such as World War 2 to modern sinkholes and natural calamities.

5. Facepalm


A well-known symbol of dismay at someone’s foolish actions- especially where a lapse in judgement or common sense might apply, is represented by the classic facepalm.

It became most famous when a meme featuring Patrick Stewart in Star Trek reacting to the events unfolding on the bridge of the Enterprise appeared online.

6. Be Like Bill

Be Like Bill

This meme on Imgur aims at combatting the plague and trolls in general and sends out a message of common sense through means of just a stick figure named Bill.

Bill is put into different situations in this single frame comic strip with simple guidance on how not to annoy other people in real and reel life.

It is meant for the keyboard warriors and discourteous people in general.

7. Bad Luck Brian

Bad Luck Brian

Originally appeared on Reddit in 2012, this meme features a young boy wearing a vest with a cheeky smile with braces. This meme was used to describe several embarrassing circumstances.

The young lad in the photo is Kyle Craven, who later revealed himself and had a claim to fame when Seth Rogan recognized him in public.

By all means, his luck is not as bad as the internet would have you believe.

8. Distracted Boyfriend

Distracted Boyfriend

Originally shot by the photographer, Antonio Guillem who uploaded this image on iStock in 2015. In 2017, this image went viral and became a popular meme representing real-life instances or things people are distracted by.

It remained popular for a long time until the end of 2018 when it was banned for use in an advert by a recruitment company showing- lure of its offers' vs users' current jobs.

9. Exit 12

Exit 12

This simple meme shows a car aggressively exiting the motorway at a very high speed and turning towards right.

This image became a template for users to edit and put funny captions on the road sign which indicates the author’s preference by the car turning towards right.

It is simple, effective and evergreen.

10. Sad Keanu

Sad Keanu

Award-winning Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves is an internet legend to the point that people have said he might be immortal. Unbelievably, there is even a Snopes page which clarifies and enforces some of these myths.

He was once snapped by a paparazzi, looking miserable eating a sandwich on a bench in New York City and the "Sad Keanu" was born.

It first became a medium for memes in 2010 when people started to photoshop Keanu into other pictures and settings across the world.

This picture became so popular that even BBC couldn't resist mentioning it in an interview with him in 2011.

Final Thoughts

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