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The Hands-Down Funniest Olympic Memes from the Rio Games

1. When you're Usain Bolt—aka the fastest man alive—you can outrun literally anything you don't want to deal with.

 

I wish I can run that fast like Usian Bolton #usainbolt #olympics #9gag #9gagmobile

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2. When Michael Phelps' speed is no longer a novelty.

 

This is gold #9gag @9gagmobile

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3. ...But his faces perfectly express our weekday feels.

 

#PhelpsFace

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4. And if you need a pick-me-up, just remember: you're not this lifeguard.

 

More useless than Anne Frank's drum set. (@themostfamousmemes)

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5. And at least you aren't in water this cold.

 

6. And that even some Olympic athletes feel irrelevant.

 

7. Even though you're a failure at all actual Olympic sports, there's some stuff you could seriously excel at.

 

Make it happen! #olympics #9gag @9gagmobile

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8. Like eating chicken nuggets.

 

This speaks to me on a spiritual level... #michaelphelps #olympics #9gag @9gagmobile

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9. But Michael Phelps' talents will probably still make you feel hopelessly slow.

 

Michael Phelps, basically... #michaelphelps #olympics #9gag @9gagmobile

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10. Even if you aren't well-versed in all the athlete names, you'll definitely recognize this Mean Girls cameo.

 

11. And there are the rare memes that make you feel ~inspired.~

 

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12. Or philosophical questions that will really make you think.

 

makes a good point. Well @m_phelps00 ??

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13. And pop-culture references that'll send you into a Seinfeld binge-watching sesh.

 

@usainbolt might be fast but he's no @jerryseinfeld #mcm #costanzagrams

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14. ...and then a Spongebob one.

 

15. ... and then The Office.

 

16. Some will make you wonder why Harambe memes became a thing in the first place.

 

The real reason Phelps won gold #michaelphelps #olympics #9gag @9gagmobile

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17. And others will make G.O.A.T. athletes seem a little more human.

 

18. Or just make you want to change your name.

 

Michael Cera, Michael Vick, Michael Richards...endless.

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19. Of course, Beyoncé is included, because, the Internet.

 

Beyoncé at it again.

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20. And puns, becuause they're just plain punny.

 

#olympicmemes #bolt

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21. And pizza, because, why not?

 

Why isn't competitive snacking an Olympic event?

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22. And the people started getting really serious with the meme creation.

 

23. Including turning Phelps into Ariel.

 

24. And even the Instagram-famous pets get involved.

 

25. Including Grumpy Cat.

 

26. Ditto with the Trump Tower suction climber. (BTW here's what those purple spots are all about.)

 

27. Then things got weirdly professional.

 

#olympicmemes #olympics #theolympics #lol #meme #memes #olympicsmeme #gymnastics

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