re: channer memes 

anyone else get weirdly dysphoric from those wojack memes, especially when trans people try to "reclaim" them?

like, idk, it just doesn't feel good

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re: channer memes 

i dunno. a wrinkly hairy dude is probably not the best option if you want to represent a trans woman

and even then, wojacks are just inherently tied with racism and ableism and I don't think there's anything okay about that

re: channer memes 

have any of the "there is nothing wrong with using channer memes, i'm just ✨ reclaiming ✨" ""leftists"" actually looked at these memes?

imagine looking at drawings that are clearly mocking autistic people, with added implications of "haha low IQ", or the "cool badass chad" wojack, which is just totally coincidentally a ""perfect white ✨ aryan ✨ blonde man with blue eyes"" and thinking "yup. this is okay. i see nothing wrong with this"

re: channer memes 

literally just use any other memes. there are so many of them out there. you don't have to use the racist and ableist ones.

re: channer memes 

no, it's not just "personal preference", it's just an objectively shitty meme

unless you think that racism and ableism (and almost forgot, sometimes transphobia! 🎉) are not objectively shitty, but then, what are you even doing here

re: channer memes 

and no, it's not along the lines of "the word 'bad' has transphobic roots, don't use it"

with wojack memes, there is no "problematic roots", they're just covered all over in it. it's not even hidden holy shit

re: channer memes 

i also don't understand the whole "we can't let channers claim this meme. we can't let them take it away" take

like, sure, some nazis made a huge smelly turd, it's gross, why do you want it so much?? do you literally just want to "reclaim" the meme for the sake of "can't let them have this pile of garbage"??

re: channer memes 

@AgathaSorceress ok these are all valid points but have you considered that i want to look like that one doomer twink wojack.

re: channer memes 

@AgathaSorceress yea to be clear the Aryan Wojack is really creepy and i am not a fan
but like... the goth girl wojack is like a *staple* of trans girl memes and i feel like that's textbook valid reclamation? idk

re: channer memes 

@AgathaSorceress let me know if you want me to stop engaging with this stuff i don't want to be completely insufferable

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