in reply to Re^3: Proposal: Have Image Macros (Barney)
in thread Proposal: Have Image Macros

So you believe that the text that people will attach to a "meme photo" will be interesting, insightful, non-repetitive text? Your own example was "use strict" and "RTFM", which are already annoying, boring boiler-plate too much right now.

The text will be slogans. It has to be. You can't even fit a decent Twitter blurb on a meme image.

Even if I try to imagine non-repetitive text that would be short enough, I find it hard to imagine somebody using a meme image to say "Add a ; to line 6". But then, I also find it hard to imagine how doing so does anything but make that text more annoying. :)

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Re^5: Proposal: Have Image Macros (slogans)
by jdporter (Canon) on Jul 12, 2012 at 14:02 UTC
    So you believe that the text that people will attach ...

    Yes, no more so than the text people current post without an image attached. Or at least not significantly more so.

    ... make that text more annoying. :)

    I take it as a given that one man's annoying is another man's entertaining, and that it makes no sense to hope that anything anyone writes won't be annoying to at least some people, and that some individuals are much more easily annoyed than others.

    Like I said in another post -- The logical conclusion of such argumentation is to forbid posting of text. That will work really well. ;-)

    I reckon we are the only monastery ever to have a dungeon stuffed with 16,000 zombies.