12 Funny Web Memes That Made Us LOL in 2015

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We Were ALL Left Shark

Katy Perry performing during Super Bowl XLIX
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At Super Bowl XLIX there was no shortage of funny meme material, but none of those other memes had the staying power of good old Left Shark! During Katy Perry's halftime performance, two of her backup dancers were dressed up as sharks. The guy on the left, while giving it his fin-flipping all, was always just a little bit behind in his dance moves. Something about the shark costume and dancing fail really spoke to the American public!

Click here for a gallery of all of the funniest memes that came out of Super Bowl 49!

Bonus gallery: The Best 'DeflateGate' Jokes About The New England Patriots.

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Poot Lovato Won Our Hearts

Via cstcrpt on Tumblr.

It all started with one terrible photo of singer Demi Lovato. In October 2015, Tumblr user cstcrpt, whose account has since been deleted, uploaded a very unflattering image of Demi along with the caption: "Demi’s twin sister. She was locked in a basement her whole life. This picture was taken the first time she went outside. Her name is Poot.”

The internet took the awkward photo and ran with it, starting an "official Poot" Twitter account and Photoshopping the faux twin into improbable scenarios, and VOILA! A meme was born!

Apparently Demi herself was less than thrilled about the Poot meme, but what are ya gonna do? Long live Poot Lovato! #IStandWithPoot

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Adele Made Us All Cry. Again.

Via Imgflip.

Hello, the first single off of Adele's ah-MAY-zing album "25," hit us all right in the feels. There were parodies, texts, tweets, and memes galore. If you only watch one Hello spoof, make it this SNL Thanksgiving short!

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Chrissy Teigen's Crying Face

Via Imagefiltr.

While her husband John Legend accepted an award at the Golden Globes, supermodel Chrissy Teigen got emotional... and she made this face. Next thing you know, Teigen's crying face was being used to describe all of the awkward and kinda-sad aspects of life, from "Your face when it's Monday morning" to "When you look at your drunk texts the next morning."

Oh well, at least it wasn't as bad as that time when somebody airbrushed off her nipple.

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Drake's Danced His Way To Memeville

Via YouTube.

Something about the goofy dance moves Drake used in his hit video for hit song Hotline Bling inspired countless hilarious animated gifs and Vines this year. The song was everywhere! Even Presidential candidate Donald Trump got in on the Hotline action with a hilarious sketch for SNL.

Click here to see a compilation of all of the funniest Hotline Bling gifs and Vines on YouTube.

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Unexpected John Cena

Via YouTube.

Remember Rick Rolling? Of course you do. Well move over, Rick... now there's JOHHHHN CENA!

So basically you have a little video, it can be of anything, and suddenly an inexplicable clip appears The clip is none other than WWE wrestler John Cena blasting into your consciousness amid his blaring intro music, flexing muscles, and unbridled testosterone. I'm not gonna lie to you; it's pretty great. 

You can see some examples here on YouTube.

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Everybody Wanted To Netflix and Chill

Via Upsworthy.

In 2015, everybody wanted to "Netflix and Chill." No, that doesn't mean they wanted to relax and watch movies... it meant they wanted to get bizz-aaaaaay.

*Cue Marvin Gaye music*

Unfortunately a lot of people, mostly square older parental types, had no idea what the expression really meant. Oops.

Related: 20 Parents Who Are Awful At Text Messaging.

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Deez Nuts For President?

Via YouTube.

The video is only 15 seconds long, but it is now one of the most well known memes of all time. In it, Viner Welven Harris says, "Something came in the mail today… deez nuts!”  

That's it. That's the whole video. Now another teenager named Brady Olson has donned the name in order to run for President, and quite frankly, he's got my vote!

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Rihanna's Delicious Dress

Via Twitter/@MyGPAisGood.

At the 2015 Met Gala, celebrities showed up in their finest formal wear... except for Rihanna, who wore a gown that looked like an omelette. In fact, Rihanna's dress made everybody really, really hungry.

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Kim Davis Inspired Everyone To "Do Your Job"

Fabio still does his job
Via reverbpress.

Kim Davis gained fame (but not necessarily popularity) in 2015 for being the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. Everyone had an opinion on the subject, but the general vibe online was that Davis was paid to do a job, so she should, you know, do her job. Bring on the "Doesn't believe in X but still does his job" memes!

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Pratt-Keeping

Woodland Park Zoo Pratt Keeping Meme
Via Twitter/@Woodlandparkzoo.

After Jurassic World, the successful reboot of the Jurassic Park franchise, zoo keepers everywhere proved that scientists CAN be funny as well as smart. Zookeepers doing their best Chris Pratt impression made this the funniest photo fad of the year, hands down.

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And Finally... Hey, It's Pizza Rat

Via Know Your Meme.

Igniting Ratatouille fantasies everywhere, a quick video of a rat dragging a slice of pizza down some stairs in an NYC subway went seriously viral. New Yorkers wiped tears away while watching the clip, saying things like, "He's one of us. He really gets it." 

Want MORE Memes? Take a walk down Meme-ory Lane with The 14 Funniest New Memes of 2014! Who could forget Kim Kardashian's attempt to "break the internet" with her butt, or Scarlett Johansson getting epically Photoshopped after tripping on the street? Thanks to the internet, we'll NEVER forget.