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It Was All A Dream/You're Finally Awake: The Current Meme Craze on R/WoW

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Every now and then something happens and the WoW reddit explodes into untold numbers of very specific memes and posts. We had some Bastion related ones, the actually amazing super-hole-in-one challenge, the Battle for Lordaeron and  Safe Haven cinematic memes and so much more. Today we have a seemingly self-triggered onslaught, as the Skyrim intro/"you're finally awake" meme has seeped into WoW.

The catch here is that the main way community members are outdoing each other is by going deeper and deeper into the concept, as you'll see from the following progression. We'll start with the one that triggered it all (from what we can tell), as this MoP one seems to be the original:

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And from there, the avalanche of memes started (unfortunately the first one was deleted, but you'll still get the gist):

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Then, as is usual, the streak hit a hard left turn and got much better, as Arthas joined the fray:

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Arthas may not want to speak to Pandaren enthusiasts however, as they'll quickly point out the race originally turned up in the very game the comment above is from, and it was even Arthas himself that found them!

From there the game skipping continues:

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But we aren't done with WoW quite yet, as the backwards time travel continues and gets even more intense:

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And then, the final two are just perfect and end things in the proper manner:

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The final one is even titled "Can we be done now?" and really does feel like a great ending to a pretty solid run, even evoking some emotions, as seeing Mike Morhaime there at the very beginnings is a great moment. We're sure many more similar memes will pop up, however, so if you just can't get enough of the format, head on over to r/wow and enjoy!

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