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This thread contains references to a film called "Safety Not Guaranteed" [1]. ;)

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_Not_Guaranteed






No, the film was an adaptation of a classified ad that was popularized by a YTMND page.

Oh really?! Wow, I had no idea.


The meme predates the film.

Nedm is another meme.

I officially am a boomer spotcorrecting ancient memes


Sorry, that meme started on YTMND in 2005 based on a post in a newspaper from the 90s. Saying the references in this thread are of the movie is like saying any mention online of "Gandalf" is a reference to the Lego Lord of the Rings game.

Are you saying that Lego Gandalf travelled back in time to retcon himself into popular fiction?

Thanks.

I wonder whether the original comment about "doom music" is also a reference to the film? I had never heard of it.


It's the other way around, the film is based on a classified ad, which many years earlier was a YTMND meme/fad. NEDM is also a classic YTMND meme. https://doom.fandom.com/wiki/NEDM

It has a complicated origin, but a lot of YTMND was organic and weird like that.


I just assumed it was about ytmnd.



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