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    20 Hilarious Memes From 2022 That Really Wouldn't Have Made Any Sense 10 Years Ago

    We need an American Girl doll who time travels to 2012 to explain these to us...

    Somehow, we're more than halfway through 2022. From Wordle to inflation, this year has come with many wild moments β€” and as a result, new memes.

    Here are just some of the funniest memes so far that have truly captured these past few months:

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    1. There's the famous "she's a 10 but" meme on Twitter:

    She’s a 10 but she asks you if you’d still love her if she was a worm

    Twitter: @faizaan_v

    Because, you know, we all have our red flags.

    shes a 10 but puts her milk before her cereal

    Twitter: @PointCrow

    2. When NASA's new James Webb telescope released its first images β€” and while the telescope's ability to capture galaxies that are billions of light-years away was impressive all on its own...

    Space is lovely, dark and deep. You're looking at the deepest infrared image of the universe ever takenβ€”the first full-color image from @NASAWebb. Go deeper on the galaxies of SMACS 0723 at #UnfoldTheUniverse

    NASA / Via Twitter: @NASA

    ...the internet decided to make a meme out of it:

    it's here–the deepest, sharpest infrared view of the universe to date

    Twitter: @JillKrajewski

    3. When people started coming up with hilarious double-meanings behind sending certain emojis in texts with the "when I send you"/"if I text you" meme:

    when i send you πŸ¦‰ im tryna figure out who the fuck you talking to

    Twitter: @__milanmonroe

    Look at this perfect joke.

    when i text you β€œπŸͺ—” it mean i’m finna start acting accordingly

    Twitter: @jjaahz_

    4. All the Stranger Things jokes and memes since Season 4 came out β€” especially ones about Vecna:

    Netflix / Courtesy Everett Collection /Β Universal

    5. When American Girl dolls resurfaced in the "we need an American Girl doll who" meme...

    ...which gave us an AG doll for quite literally every situation you can think of:

    we need an American Girl doll who filed for unemployment during the pandemic

    Twitter: @omg_its_daniii

    Like, really. Every situation.

    we need an american girl doll who reposted this to her instagram in 2017

    Twitter: @juuliealbright

    6. When Wordle took over our lives, and people shared tons of jokes and memes:

    🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 πŸŸ₯⬜️πŸŸ₯⬜️πŸŸ₯ 🟦⬜️🟦⬜️🟦 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩⬜️⬜️⬜️🟩 🟩⬜️⬜️⬜️🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 πŸŸͺ⬜️πŸŸͺ⬜️πŸŸͺ 🟧⬜️🟧⬜️🟧 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩⬜️⬜️⬜️🟩 🟩⬜️⬜️⬜️🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

    Twitter: @JimmerUK

    Wordle memes even fit into famous movie moments β€” like the Say Anything... boombox scene:

    20th Century Fox Film Corp. / Courtesy: Everett Collection / Via Twitter: @mjseidlinger

    Or the "How do you like them apples?" Good Will Hunting scene:

    Miramax / Via Twitter: @tvaziri

    Long live the Wordle memes!

    Twitter: @gelrdrgz

    7. When Marvel's Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness came out, and people couldn't help but joke about the title by referencing iconic crossover moments in pop culture:

    Disney Channel / Via Twitter: @sameoldsouvnir

    8. When everyone roasted Morbius after it came out, and people couldn't stop making fun of the movie:

    having No Way having Morbius Home spoiled spoiled for you for you

    Pixar / Via Twitter: @PostCredPod

    9. When Kim Kardashian gave some controversial advice to working women, and it became a quite a joke:

    kim kardashian: nobody wants to work these days everyone working 40+ hour weeks and earning minimum wage: no shit

    Twitter: @averageIyjoe

    Basically this.

    kim kardashian giving business advice:

    Christina Elliott / FilmMagic / Getty / Via Twitter: @reputushion

    10. When 50 Cent performed upside-down at the Super Bowl:

    me trying to connect my charger without getting outta bed

    NBC / Via Twitter: @defffkapp

    11. When the US government announced they would be distributing 1 billion COVID rapid tests for free to every American household, but Twitter users made fun of the fact that you could only order up to four rapid tests per household β€” no matter how many people were living there:

    Bob D'Amico / ABC / Courtesy Everett Collection / Via Twitter: @shadesofgreaves

    12. When Hollywood Unlocked falsely reported in February that Queen Elizabeth had died β€” which paved the way for a lot of memes:

    hollywood unlocked reporter accidentally pressing publish on their queen elizabeth is dead draft

    NBC / Via Twitter: @SAlNTDYKE


    queen elizabeth finding out she’s dead

    DJ Khaled / Via Twitter: @hoodieglasnow

    13. When the idea of "soft launching" your S.O. on social media β€” aka, posting a subtle photo of your new boo without actually showing their identity β€” became a thing:

    Girls soft launching their bf’s on Instagram

    Nickelodeon / Via Twitter: @twakeonline

    14. When the US Senate passed the Sunshine Protection Act of 2021 back in March in favor of a permanent Daylight Saving Time β€” and people had plenty of reactions:

    If daylight savings time is ended or made permanent it’s going to be weird explaining to young folks how, for our entire lives, we occasionally played musical chairs with time.

    Twitter: @acrowandthedead

    15. All the memes about increasing gas prices nationwide β€” and BTW, back in March, the price of gas broke the record of the most expensive in US history.

    Thankfully gas prices can never go above $9.99 since most of the signs only have three digits

    Twitter: @greg16676935420

    It's rough out here.

    Breaking news; A car has just fainted at a local gas station after hearing the new fuel prices 😭😭

    Twitter: @DillenMasawi

    16. Oh, and all the jokes about inflation in general:

    gas is almost $5. 1 bedrooms starting at $2000. mcdonalds just told me $2.13 for 1 hash brown…. God please 😭

    Twitter: @_chulani

    17. When the Elvis biopic starring Austin Butler was released late June, and people couldn't stop making memes about this very sweaty behind-the-scenes photo:

    just took out the trash in 110 degree weather

    Twitter: @margotswhore

    Relatable, TBH.

    Twitter: @peterjmarshall

    18. When Drake released his surprise house album Honestly, Nevermind β€” and it left some people feeling like this:

    Drake’s surprise album was like when your teacher surprises the class with a pizza party and you end up with this

    Twitter: @saviourmitchy

    19. When the first photo of Ryan Gosling as Ken for the live-action Barbie movie was released β€” and people had lots of reactions to share:

    Freddie Prinze Jr's Fred walked so Ryan Gosling's Ken could run

    Warner Brothers. /Β Jaap Buitendijk / Warner Bros

    Shout-out to the Calvin Klein-esque Ken underwear.

    Not sure why anyone's making fun of this picture. I too used to write my name on my underwear during sleep-away camp

    Jaap Buitendijk / Warner Bros / Via Twitter: @jasonschreier

    20. And last β€” but definitely not least β€” when people couldn't stop talking about the new Minions: The Rise of Gru movie, and in came a flood of new Minion memes:

    The movie underpaid theater employee watching the 40th group of teenagers in suits walking in to watch minions:rise of gru

    Lionsgate Films

    Minions will always be the internet's obsession.

    used to hate minions then i gru up 😈

    Twitter: @abrxanna

    What's been your favorite meme from 2022 so far? Let us know in the comments below!