Are you in a Twitter war? Wield these sassy memes to defend yourself
The flame war is one of the oldest & most perplexing phenomena ever facing the internet, since people first began connecting on online forums years ago. Internet tough guys are as plentiful as ever, and if you post even a lukewarm opinion anywhere on the web, you’re pretty much guaranteed a snarky response baiting you into an online war.
Twitter’s the main stage for online wars these days, and argument threads can go on for days & days on the web’s largest void to scream into. If you’re in the midst of an online debate, look no further than our list below of memes to defend yourself in a Twitter war. Your opponent might have fancy wordplay, but with our list, you’ll have the memes to shut them down.
Do you know anyone like this? 😂#smile #laugh #joke #funny #meme #comedy #truth #loudmouth #bequiet #shutup #owls pic.twitter.com/9xIBsFkQlv
— Shawn A. Jefferson (@ShawnAJefferson) November 10, 2017
Sometimes memes to defend yourself cut right to the chase, and we just need to tell our opponents to shut the heck up during an online argument. This cut from Twitter’s memes to defend yourself says to be quiet with a little subtlety.
Mood is getting worse. #me #mood #meme #illustration #art #loveit #shutup #today #igers #igersitalia #italy #instagram #instagood #photo #instamood #igersmilano pic.twitter.com/qGO23TyGht
— Paola (@Alhrayth) May 2, 2018
However, we can’t always be subtle. But as this meme shows us, we can also tell trolls to shut up in a cute & pretty way.
Words I find myself thinking on a regular basis. #idiot #moron #loser #dumbass #angrycat #meme #dipshit #angrycatmeme pic.twitter.com/bpmE79o4JZ
— Kevin Kessler (@horrorflickguy) September 22, 2014
Speaking of cute, this cut from Twitter’s memes to defend yourself features a roast from one of the web’s most beloved felines. If the trolls won’t listen to Grumpy Cat, they won’t listen to anyone.
Nobody cares T-SHIRT #shutup #internet #meme #pun #puns #word #fuck #fuckyou #internetofthings #thankyouinternet #funny #rickandmorty #anime pic.twitter.com/mk9QxnTTsY
— Bora Markovic (@Bomdesignz) June 20, 2017
This meme featuring everyone’s favorite cartoon God grandpa tells internet tough guys to shut up in a different way. Just so you know, trolls, no one’s listening to you.
I'll leave this here 👍😂 #ThatsYourOpinion #KeepOnMoving pic.twitter.com/5k22Z185KG
— 🎬🎮 Darth Sean 📺🏴 (@darthsean85) July 31, 2018
Kill them with kindness
Perhaps the rarest way to defend yourself with memes on Twitter is to point out how ridiculous your online argument is. You know we can disagree and still get along, right?
When the bully is bullied 🥂 🥂 pic.twitter.com/WhYoSYp6BX
— ATIS BAH 🇸🇱 (@atisbah83) November 14, 2020
When trolls are baiting you online, use this cut from Twitter’s memes to defend yourself to let your opponents know troll insults just roll off your back; you’re just here for the chaos.
On the brighter side of social media. #OneHaiTohSabHai #OneBroadband #OneGigaFiber #BroadbandService #InternetLife #Internet #Meme #Unfollow #Unfriend #SocialMedia #Blocked pic.twitter.com/2xJ329Qzgd
— ONE GigaFiber (@onegigafiber) January 9, 2021
Okay so blocking isn’t necessarily kind, but it’s way better than engaging with some hotheaded freak on Twitter. Not today, trolls: see you never.
This mother fucka really posted this shit….. 🤦🏽♂️🤦🏽♂️🤦🏽♂️ #DeleteYourAccount pic.twitter.com/6jtnCvrEPp
— Insane Wonka going to NYC 6/4/21 (@Insanewonka22) April 18, 2021
Sometimes the best way to defend yourself with memes on Twitter is just throwing the trolls a big “SMDH”. This meme of a stressed-out man says it all. Please trolls: delete your account.
In today's #TwitterWar 😬 pic.twitter.com/L97KpTstX0
— 𝕯𝖗. #𝙶𝚎𝚝𝚅𝚊𝚌𝚌𝚒𝚗𝚊𝚝𝚎𝚍 𝕭𝖆𝖙𝖒𝖆𝖓 (@Your_Levodopa) March 7, 2020
When professionals get into fights on Twitter, the biggest egos on the internet come out to state their superior opinions. Be like the engineers in this meme, let the kids play while you keep your cool.
When people on Twitter get offended by a tweet and tell you to 🤬 off and that they will block you. 😂#Meme #TwitterWar pic.twitter.com/vS0oLoJlhl
— Raiders United (@united_raiders) October 20, 2020
Finally, when some jerk on Twitter blocks you thinking they’ll get your goat, send them this meme to let them know they’re doing you a favor.