OtherGround Forums 4chan is using “NPC” as new term for SJWs

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From time to time, and especially if you’re a fan of science fiction, you may have had the thought that nobody around you is actually real. That sentiment has taken root in anti-progressive parts of the internet as a dehumanizing meme, and it borrows some familiar gaming terminology.

About a month ago, a along those lines took root on 4chan and among anti-progressive online communities. It’s called the NPC meme and it goes like this: Out there in the world, there are literal NPCs—the term for non-playable characters in video games—who have no internality whatsoever. There are some giveaways, of course. They spit out canned lines—“Good weather today, huh?”—and flock to normie trends (are Ugg boots still a thing?) and, for the most part, share the same uncritical worldview. The classic melancholy meme Wojak, a sad man crudely drawn in Microsoft paint, has now received the NPC treatment with NPC Wojak:

Part crackpot social theory and part elementary school insult, the NPC meme originated from a deeply comical medley of bogus physics and stupid religion found on the messaging board 4Chan. Originally posted in 2016, it resurfaced last month. “I have a theory that there are only a fixed quantity of souls on planet Earth that cycle continuously through reincarnation,” a 4Chan poster wrote. “However, since the human growth rate is so severe, the soulless extra walking flesh piles around us are NPC’s [sic], or ultimate normalfags, who autonomously follow group think and social trends in order to appear convingly human.” NPCs aren’t even worthy of a classic wake up, sheeple. They can’t!

 

10/11/18 12:25 PM
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internet gold!
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This is amazing, and spot on.

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10/11/18 12:29 PM
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There are NPCs but it doesn't have to do with politics. Apparently some people have no internal monologue which freaks me out.
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Gold

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10/11/18 12:35 PM
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If their goal is to make people triggered af, it's working.

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10/11/18 12:39 PM
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It’s fucking genius

10/11/18 12:40 PM
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lol fantastic!

10/11/18 12:41 PM
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If their goal is to make people triggered af, it's working.

its 4chan, what else would their goal be? im lovin it.

 

badababada

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Wow

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Lol

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sub!
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hahahahahahahahh amazing ive been calling these people npc's for years. I would call them that bc they didnt know how to "human" well, and were all susceptible to groupthink. Everyone jsut thought i was wierd, hilarious that its now a thing

10/11/18 12:46 PM
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Wow...

Fascist...check

Caucasian (another word for white)... check

Capitalist (or capitalism)...check

 

There may be something to the canned rhetoric and this “NPC” label. 

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