Kid Named Finger meme.

Kid Named Finger

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Kid Named Finger is a parody meme format that combines elements of the ironic Breaking Bad trend Mikeposting with the Kid Named X meme format and involves referring to character Mike Ehrmantraut as "kid named finger" or "finger." The parody format gained initial popularity in the /r/okbuddychicanery subreddit in early April 2022 before spreading further in mid-May.

Origin

On March 13th, 2022 Redditor[1] ToddChungus posted a collection of 20 memes taken from the /r/animemes subreddit in which they replaced the punchline panel with images of character Mike Erhmantraut from the Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul television series. The post received over 7,300 upvotes in the /r/okbuddychicanery subreddit, spawning the Anime Memes Replaced With Breaking Bad meme trend, also known as Mikeposting.

On March 22nd, Redditor Monday965 made a Mikepost that parodied the Kid Named X memes. The post, in which an image of character Mike Ehrmantraut was captioned "Kid Named Finger," gained over 3,800 upvotes in /r/okbuddychicanery[2] in two months (shown below).


Teacher: alright class, today we're gonna finger paint KID NAMED FINGER

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On the same day, Redditor KearLoL reposted the image to /r/okbuddyretard,[3] where it received over 6,600 upvotes.

On March 30th, 2022, Redditor TheSexualSocialist posted the cropped macro to /r/okbuddychicanery,[4] with the post gaining over 920 upvotes (shown below, left). On March 31st and April 1st, Redditor[5][6] BankerCheese posted two memes that referred to Mike as "kid named finger" that gained over 310 upvotes and 1,200 upvotes in the subreddit (shown below, center and right).


KID NAMED FINGER Teacher: Ok class today we're going to murder and torture finger Kid named finger: Teacher: Today we're going to become photorealistic Kid named finger:

Through April 2022, memes that referred to Mike Erhmantraut as "kid named finger" or "finger" achived viral popularity in the subreddit. For example, on April 4th, 2022, Redditor[7] TheHigherUpsGotMe posted a meme that received over 1,800 upvotes in two months (shown below, left). On April 24th, 2022, Redditor[8] Ricen132 posgted a photoshop that garnered over 4,300 upvotes in one month (shown below, right).


Teacher: FINGER FINGER FINGER FINGER FIN FINGER FINGER FINGER FINGER FINGER FINGER INGER FINGER FINGER FINGER FINGER FINGE INGER FINGER FINGER FINGER FINGER FINGE KID NAMED FINGER:

Starting in mid-May 2022, the format saw spread outside of the /r/okbuddychicanery subreddit. For example, on May 16th, 2022, gimmick Twitter[9] account @BreakingBadIrny posted a meme that gained over 560 retweets and 11,500 likes in three days (shown below, left). On May 18th, 2022, Twitter[10] user @Summitsphere made a post that received over 120 retweets and 1,700 likes in one day (shown below, right).


Teacher: Alright class today we are going to beat the s--- out of finger KID NAMED FINGER ANTONBLAST 92% FUNDED ON KICKSTARTER! @Summitsphere teacher: today we're going to anton blast kid named blast: 2:36 PM - May 18, 2022 · Twitter Web App :

Anime Memes Replaced With Breaking Bad / Mikeposting

Anime Memes Replaced With Breaking Bad refers to a series of memes that parody cringeworthy and unfunny anime memes by replacing one or several panels with images of characters from the television series Breaking Bad and its spin-off series Better Call Saul. Implementing elements from both ironic Breaking Bad Memes and Staring Animals memes, the format was popularized in late March 2022. The versions in which panels are replaced with Mike Ehrmantraut are known as Mikeposting, with Kid Named Finger being a subformat of that.


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Waltuh

Waltuh refers to a series of memes parodying the Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul character Mike Ehrmantraut's particular manner of speaking and his catchphrases, mainly his way of pronouncing the name "Walter" as "Waltuh." Started on 4chan in 2018 and popularized in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul communities in the following years, the memes achieved mainstream recognition with Put Your Dick Away, Walter subformat in August 2022.


Anonymous Sat 28 May 2022 11:38:59 No.168708637 Report Quoted By: >>168709853 >>168709882 >>168715096 ughh waltuhhh ive turn myself into an elephant 37KiB, 437x434, 1612841955486.jpg View Same Google iqdb SauceNAO Trace Anonymous Sun 18 Apr 2021 14:22:54 No.149723719 View Reply Original Report Quoted By: >>149723862 >>149725477 >>149725479 >>149726162 >>149726660 >>149726994 >>149727011 >>149727175 >>149727266 >>149727336 >>149727377 >>149727445 >>149728441 >>149728959 >>149729712 *wheeze* waltuh... [27/4/21 Anonymous Sun 18 Apr 2021 14:27:20 No.149723862 Report Quoted By: >>149724018 >>149725059 >>149725443 >>149723719 >Join with the Unity. My super mutants will bring peace to the wasteland. 105KiB, 700x1000, B44EB881-3D46- 4E33-AE0D-C463EC6D8C48.jpg View Same Google iqdb SauceNAO Trace Anonymous Tue 09 [5/2/5] Apr 2019 01:07:55 No.112626973 View Reply Original Re port Quoted By: >>112627738 >>112628054 >>112628601 WALTUH

Put Your Dick Away, Walter

Put Your Dick Away, Walter or Put Your Dick Away, Waltuh is a viral audio clip where a voice actor playing Mike Ehrmentraut from Breaking Bad, also known in memes as Finger, tells Walter White to put his penis away and that he doesn't want to have sex with him. The audio clip, likely inspired by a May 2022 4chan post, was shared on Twitter by @BreakingBadIrny in June 2022 and went viral over the following weeks, particularly on YouTube and TikTok.


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Netflix: Are you still watching? SOMEONE'S FINGER: THE KID NAMED THUMB imgflip.com LIVE Finger REACTION

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