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Meme Watch: ‘Behind The GIFs’ Brilliantly Gives Us The Rest Of The Story

When we spotted the photo set above on Tumblr last week, we immediately wondered if there were more of these stories behind the GIFs. Then a tweet delivered the answer.

This weekend Reddit wholeheartedly welcomed a new subreddit, Behind The GIFs. It set a record for the most subscribers during the first day of a new subreddit. We can see why, with funny uses of popular GIFs like this:

Some of the picture sets are simple and perfect, like the ones above. Others go to great lengths for a gloriously silly payoff, like the one on the next page.

Continue on for the surprising stories behind more of our favorite GIFs. As always, you can view them as a single page if your ISP can load more than four GIFs without crashing the circa 1995 Tandy computer they apparently use as a server.

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