Worst Memes of 2016


The Top Ten

1 Damn Daniel Damn Daniel Damn Daniel is a 2016 viral video. Daniel Lara and his friend, Joshua Holz, who are students at Riverside Polytechnic High School, reached their Internet fame after their video, an edited collection of Snapchat videos, went viral on social media platforms such as YouTube and facebook.

I'm sure everyone who mindlessly yelled out "Damn, Daniel" a year ago is saying "What were we thinking? " by now. - Entranced98

Yeah no awful - ProPanda

Damn, terrible joke and faze - iliekpiez

I love this meme though. - ihatepiez

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2 Pen Pineapple Apple Pen

Not too bad actually. I kinda like it to be honest. Random and silly - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

Honestly I didn't mine this one I found some kind of funny versions but why did this become popular in the first place

I love it, why is it on the list - PeeledBanana

Horrible. - Johnalove

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3 Hillary Clinton Dabbing

Such cringe much pain

I didn't even know about this... - wrests

She is sexy when dabbing

I feel like the best meme is pingu because nOOT NOOT

4 Chewbacca Mom
5 White Supremacist Pepe

Normal Pepe is good though. But this just made it all fall apart. - djpenquin999

6 Pokemon Go To The Polls

Hillary, this is embarrassing. Never ever try to pander to America's youth again. - Zach808

Well, I'm guessing she was trying to make it a meme. - djpenquin999

Yes this is cringey but that's why it's funny - Martinglez

7 Durr Plant

The guy that made it (IHE) made it as a joke. He did not want it to get popular. - djpenquin999

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9 Harambe Harambe "Harambe" (27th May 1999 - 28th May 2016) was the name of a male western lowland gorilla in the Cincinnati Zoo who was shot and killed by a staff member in 2016 due to child negligence, sparking public outrage and later a revered internet meme.

I love him but hate his fanbase. This is not a joke. People actually voted for him as President and their ballots were invalid because Harambe is not running. Which means even if they voted wisely on everything else, if you put something invalid, your ballot gets canceled. - Cesium

The people voting for Harambe hated both Trump and Clinton already. They know the vote is invalid. - Zach808

Haven't we beaten this dead gorilla into the ground by now? - Zach808

I wish I could strangle everyone who still talks about this gorilla.

He sucks. - ihatepiez

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10 Boy he bout to do it!

Not much to this, sorry. - djpenquin999

Meh I like this meme. - DarkBoi-X

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11 Special Snowflake Syndrome

Considering, I actually am a special snowflake, I'm offended - ProPanda

12 Hugh Mungus

Dang, why didn't I put this on my list? - djpenquin999

Hugh Mungus what? - D0S

This could've been a good meme if no one got involved

13 KeemStar KeemStar Daniel M. Keem, better known online as Keemstar, Killer Keemstar, and formally DJ Keemstar, is an American YouTuber and online news reporter, best known for being the creator, producer and host of the YouTube drama show, DramaAlert, a source for news within YouTube. He is also one of the founding members ...read more.

Too nonky for me. - djpenquin999

14 The Nutshack

Worse than Pen Pineapple Apple Pen.

Why is the internet is always remind me this cartoon was a thing!

this show is bad and awful and it should burn to death with Annoying Orange

Its too old. its also as bad as WA#1

15 My favorite anime

This item is my favorite anime.

My favorite anime is Cory in The House! - Rambles

Don't get me wrong, I'm okay with people not liking Japanese animation, but this meme in particular... it's gotten pretty repetitive and tiresome for me over time. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

How I got banned from this site twice - Dunumbertwo

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16 Triggered

This poisoned youtube and 90% of gaming communities. - mattstat716

Is it bad that I like this meme?

Triggers are for SJWs. Don't glorify it, Tumblr. - Cesium

17 The Lorax

Is it bad that I like this one? Don't judge me.

Why Are So Many People Replaccing Words In The "Let It Grow" Song Part? - VideoGamefan5

I hate this meme. - purpleyoshi98

18 I Play Pokémon Go Every Day
19 9/11

These people who make jokes about ''9/11'' are terrorists and/or terrorist apologists - Flowerrose

20 Ya Like Jazz?

Yes, I do!


I always loved this meme, and I like the song - LemonComputer

22 The Legend 27
23 Reeeeeee

Ugh my friend always says this all the time - YoshiApple


24 I need a safe space
25 Microaggression
26 Bee Movie

According to all known laws of aviation... - ProPanda

This is literally all over the internet.

Ya like jazz? - mattstat716

27 Pacman Pacman Pac-Man is the protagonist fictional character of the franchise of the same name by Namco, who was first introduced in the Japanese arcade game Pac-Man on May 22, 1980 in Japan, later released in the United States in October the same year.

bad meme

28 Waluigi Waluigi Waluigi is a selfish, greedy man who works closely with the infamous Wario. He is Luigi's rival and is known as the opposite of him. Waluigi first appeared in the Gameboy Color game, Mario Tennis as Wario's partner. He has appeared in every Mario Tennis game since, still remaining as Wario's partner. ...read more.
29 Choccy Milk
30 We are Number One

Not Funny, Seriously - VideoGamefan5

I hate this meme so much I want to throat punch the creators of it

Screw this meme with a screwdriver and let it rust

Saved a life twice. Best meme of all time, not just 2016 - 445956

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31 Dr. Seuss' the Cat In the Hat
32 TheLegend27
33 Trump & Hillary Memes

They both suck

34 Let It Grow - The Lorax
35 Dabbing
36 MLG
37 Aquaman
38 Dat Boi Dat Boi
39 He Need Some Milk
40 SIKE!
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1. Damn Daniel
2. Hillary Clinton Dabbing
3. Chewbacca Mom
1. Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
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