When rage comics get real

Here's a creative video from the comedy troupe PistolShrimps worthy of the rage comic Le Coffee. 

 

Fernando Alfonso III

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Published Feb 27, 2012   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 8:52 pm CDT

Rage comics are crudely drawn stuck figures started on image board 4chan in 2008 as a way to represent equally crude emotions.

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Since then, the comics have spread around the Web, been turned into animations, used in classrooms, and featured on TV.

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Now the popular comics can be seen on people’s faces in real life—sort of.

In a new video, called “Rage Comics – In Real Life,” YouTube comedy troupe PistolShrimps uses some clever special effects to show what Rage Comic emotions, such as troll face, me gusta, and epic win, would look like on a real person.

In less than a day, the video has collected more than 567,000 views and 4,000 comments.

As YouTuber StopDropDoBarrelRoll put it, “Best. FFFFFUUUUUUU-. Ever.”

The Daily Dot has reached out to PistolShrimps for a comment and is making this face while we wait.

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*First Published: Feb 27, 2012, 2:03 pm CST