Try it! You can help others' memes with upvotes and comments a lot more than you can help your own, and it's a good attitude.

Try it! You can help others' memes with upvotes and comments a lot more than you can help your own, and it's a good attitude.  | INSTEAD OF TRYING TO GET YOUR MEME ON THE FRONT PAGE TRY TO GET SOMEONE ELSE'S MEME ON THE FRONT PAGE | image tagged in memes,leonardo dicaprio cheers,imgflip,upvote,comment,front page | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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21 ups, 2 replies
X, X Everywhere Meme | GOOD ADVICE GOOD ADVICE EVERYWHERE | image tagged in memes,x x everywhere | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
Good advice! Treat others the way you want to be treated!
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8 ups, 2 replies
It's more of a practical thing. You can't do anything to get your memes onto the front page, but you can play a part in influencing which other memes on the site get there.

I know it's kind of an oversimplified meme; obviously one upvote or comment from you isn't going to get someone else's meme onto the front page on its own. But everything helps. :)
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4 ups, 1 reply
The Dragon kid almost pulled it off by meme bombing his own meme. Lol!
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3 ups, 1 reply
I remember when he did that, but I don't remember it getting him close to the front page.
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2 ups, 1 reply
It got to the fourth page and am.ist the third until the mods made it to where he couldn't meme comment anymore.
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2 ups, 1 reply
*got to the fourth page and almost to the third.
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2 ups, 1 reply
Aha! Cool. I didn't realize it got that close.

But he did have a little help. It wasn't only his own comments. Shutupmeg and I were putting meme comments on there too.
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2 ups
Yeah, it takes a team.
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"i.imgflip.com/pa2yd.jpg (click to show)"
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3 ups, 2 replies
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That's fine. Nobody said you have to. You don't have to care about other people in order to have fun on this site. There are lots of different ways to enjoy imgflip.
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11 ups
Great advice!
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10 ups
So true!
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10 ups, 1 reply
You gave me that advice long ago when you said it's better to error on the side of upvoting. I took that to heart! The way you try not to miss any meme on this site and go out of your way to support people that might not otherwise be seen is commendable to say the least.
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15 ups, 1 reply
I suppose everyone has their own theory about "what would make imgflip a better place."

For me, it's more users visting the Latest stream regularly, and making sure to upvote some of the memes there. I think that would make the Hot pages refresh quicker (at least that's what I think would happen). That means we'd be seeing more variety near the top of the hot pages, which would be great.

It's true that Latest stream has some stuff you have to scroll past (like non-English memes or people's birthday wish memes etc), but there also is really a lot of interesting stuff by a whole mix of users that often goes largely unnoticed (except maybe by the relatively few users who cruise the Latest stream regularly). :)
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9 ups, 1 reply
I follow that example as much as I can, was easier when I was laid up with nothing to do but I still try. I think the people that do the best here are the fans of the site. I love being the first to comment on a meme and then have it blow up. I usually comment before I even look at who made the meme, if I like it I like it doesn't matter who makes it....
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9 ups, 1 reply
Yeah it's true, we have our little feuds with people then get grumpy when we see them making good memes!

Obviously, that's all just hypothetical. Not that I would know about anything like that hahahahaha lol! But I think it's easier to get away with stuff if you're funny.
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8 ups, 2 replies
There's usually a difference that people notice if you're trying to be funny or just being a jerk. Sarcasm has never gone over well in written form, and I'm very sarcastic.....
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Some stuff like the fry overly attached girlfriend meme I make, but a lot of it is "clip-art" it's really easy to use you just have to find "transferable" images.
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I know they are limiting our creativity!
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3 ups, 1 reply
I will have to check out those overlays. Because I have ideas in my head now to get them onto a meme LOL
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2 ups, 1 reply
If you google clip art it will tell you how it all works ;)
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3 ups
I will :) thank you
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10 ups, 1 reply
Good advice Socrates! It's never let me down!
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10 ups, 1 reply
This might sound like a cliché, but I don't see that there's a real difference between what we think of as a "top user" and "little guy." We all each get one upvote, and we all have the same ability to encourage people with comments on their memes.
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7 ups, 2 replies
That's true, everyone gets an equal chance and I really like that you go through the latest tab. New people however can be a little nervous though because they don't know how other people are (I know I was!). But your advice on positive commenting really helped me get rolling and I'll still take whatever advice I can get!
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6 ups
Good point about the confidence!

If there's any new users reading this, "Lol" or "Good meme" etc can be a good place to start. :)
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;)
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4 ups, 1 reply
Should post this one!! I like your educational meme!!!
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4 ups
Which educational meme do you mean?
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5 ups
Lol
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8 ups, 1 reply
I do that. It,s fun! :)
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5 ups
Sure is!
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8 ups, 2 replies
I would love to see this template make it to front page one day. :D
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7 ups, 2 replies
:)
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4 ups, 1 reply
I don't get it with the Jimmies Rustling. I like gorillas though. :) if you have a mo to explain, I'd be interested but if it's a lo-oo-ng, you-had-to-be-there sort of thing, I can live without knowing.
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http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/that-really-rustled-my-jimmies _ I am enlightened.
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8 ups, 1 reply
That what we do, everyone works together here! It's so awesome!
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6 ups, 1 reply
Mostly. :)
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4 ups, 1 reply
Mostly? What makes you say that?
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3 ups, 1 reply
Sometimes people don't.
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True, are you probably thinking about the trolls on this site.
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6 ups, 1 reply
Is it bad if at first I thought it meant to repost?
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7 ups
Haha lol I didn't think of that
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5 ups
I like thees.
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It should be said - there's a lot more to imgflip than just the front page (obviously).

Yes, the front page is where a lot of the "magic" happens (in terms of people participating with comments and opinions etc, and views on memes), but there's also really good stuff going on elsewhere on imgflip.

If you were a user that wasn't all that worried about getting your memes (or anyone else's) to the front page, you wouldn't be missing out on having a good time on imgflip .
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5 ups, 4 replies
Ok! If you've reached this far, might as well post your links to some examples of memes you've seen that you think deserved the front page, but for whatever reason didn't make it...
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6 ups, 1 reply
"i.imgflip.com/1194sc.jpg (click to show)"
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3 ups
That was a lot of work! Upvoted immediately.
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4 ups
I'll start - hilarious Overly Attached Girlfriend April Fool's gif:

imgflip.com/gif/11s5gq

Please give it some upvotes if you like it.
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4 ups
This one appeals to me, too. A Ghostbusters meme.

imgflip.com/i/11rq8v
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2 ups, 1 reply
imgflip.com/i/11sdmu
I really like this one and it can't squeeze out of submitted limbo. I guess I used the wrong template since Brian seems to have it all well in hand.
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2 ups, 1 reply
Looks like it still hasn't featured. :/
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Yeah oh well, I guess someone finds it too offensive. Or maybe not offensive enough since there's no politics, religion
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5 ups, 1 reply
good compassion for others is rare nowadays. Good one Socrates!
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3 ups, 1 reply
Reposts are awesome and are a big part of what memes are all about.

Imgflip says no to "obvious" reposts (ie, memes that have been on the front page of another meme site within the last several days), but if you find an older meme you really like that you think other people will find funny too, you should post it.

Reposts that are funny often do well on this site.
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2 ups, 1 reply
i totally agree with you, but the problem is when people claim it as their own (i rarely think that people intentionally do that though)
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3 ups
Yeah. If someone reposts a meme, they shouldn't pretend they made it up.
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4 ups, 1 reply
Doing a good deed,... is a great reward,... and other users remember you! Leave a good comment,... be polite,... and it comes back to you! =) You never saw a troll get front page,... right?
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It depends,... if the idea resonates with you,... it all counts. If I think a meme is a little bit creative,.. I upvote. I may not always comment,.. but I upvote a few hundred times a day. If its a trolling type meme,.. or nasty comment,... then I do not upvote. In turn, I do not leave nasty comments on memes I disagree with. If someone takes the time to express another opinion, even if it differs from mine,.. I still respectfully upvote.
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5 ups, 1 reply
Half the time, I hit shuffle on the front page, and enjoy "the journey;" into people comic mind; their warped or hyperactive senses of humor. And about 80% of the time, they get an upvote. And just like most of y'all, if I love a meme I'll throw meme comment on it.
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9 ups, 3 replies
It's better to get comments than upvotes.
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5 ups, 1 reply
;)
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;-)
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4 ups, 1 reply
I should make a meme about how to do well on imgflip... So many getting front page... Don't worry, socrates, I read the meme
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2 ups
A meme about how to do well on imgflip - that would be good to see. Even more so if it's humorous!
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4 ups, 1 reply
One of these days, I'll get my meme to the front page
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I don't see it really working like a quid pro quo thing. People might sometimes reciprocate if they see you encouraging them, but you can't really expect that from them.

If you keep submitting memes and actively participate on the site with comments, you will probably reach the front page sooner or later - but probably not with a meme you would ever expect (I often hear people express surprise about which of their memes reach the front page).
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Haha we all start from somewhere.

It already looks like you're more active than I was on the site when my account was a week or two old. I think you'll be fine. :)
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this is a good idea
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3 ups, 1 reply
imgflip.com/i/11skks

This is not my meme but I thought I would put the link here for those who wished to post the condolences.
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5 ups
Thanks for that.
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3 ups, 1 reply
Lol I prefer to upvote and encourage memes as I see them come through the Latest stream, rather than just picking a particular user (unless it's for a special occasion to get them past a certain milestone of points or something like that).
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well
i'm trying to reach 9999999 points
//sarcasm
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3 ups
Thank you for your advise :)
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If they're funny or I agree with the political memes, I up vote each one.
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YOUO (You only upvote once)
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*starts up voting every meme in imgflip*
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