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What Is NPC, the Pro-Trump Internetís New Favorite Insult?
nyt ^ | 10/16/2018 | Kevin Roose

Posted on 10/17/2018 9:47:35 AM PDT by chief lee runamok

Last week, a trolling campaign organized by right-wing internet users spilled over onto Twitter. The campaign, which was born in the fever swamps of 4chan and Reddit message boards, involved creating hundreds of fictional personas with gray cartoon avatars, known as NPCs. These accounts posed as liberal activists and were used to spread — among other things — false information about November’s midterm elections.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections; Technical
KEYWORDS: 4chan; clickbait; concenrntrolltwitter; leftards; liberalism; liberals; libtards; meme; memes; mentaldisorder; newyorkslimes; newyorktimes; nonplayablecharacter; npc; nyslimes; nytimes; twitter
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For more clarification on npc's:

https://youtu.be/M0aienuCBdg

1 posted on 10/17/2018 9:47:35 AM PDT by chief lee runamok
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To: chief lee runamok

NPC is a video game term meaning ‘Non-Playable Character’, IOW, a ‘bot that has no brain, just programmed to say the same thing over and over again, usually annoying the real players with snarky comments...............


2 posted on 10/17/2018 9:51:25 AM PDT by Red Badger (Q............BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM.......................)
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To: chief lee runamok

See the memes here: http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3697371/posts


3 posted on 10/17/2018 9:51:43 AM PDT by BeauBo
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To: chief lee runamok

Oh i heard of this...
in the gaming world the NPC is a scripted bot. A “Non Playable Character”

That’s pretty close to your average democrat screamer.


4 posted on 10/17/2018 9:52:11 AM PDT by Samurai_Jack (War is cruelty, there is no use trying to reform it; the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.)
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Great to see it’s getting traction. As a gamer l can tell you comparing SJW’s to NPC’s is hilarious and spot on.


5 posted on 10/17/2018 9:55:14 AM PDT by gibsonguy
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To: chief lee runamok

This escalated quickly. Somebody must have taken an arrow to the knee.


6 posted on 10/17/2018 9:55:40 AM PDT by thoughtomator (Number of arrested coup conspirators to date: 1)
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To: chief lee runamok

“What Is NPC, the Pro-Trump Internet’s New Favorite Insult?”

Hilarious!


7 posted on 10/17/2018 9:56:41 AM PDT by PreciousLiberty (Make America Greater Than Ever!)
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To: chief lee runamok

Non Playable Character. Libs have been punked!


8 posted on 10/17/2018 10:06:59 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: chief lee runamok

.....The New York Timesis lecturing us about the improperly use of messages?


9 posted on 10/17/2018 10:14:26 AM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: chief lee runamok

The NYT is the number one source for false information.


10 posted on 10/17/2018 10:17:59 AM PDT by alternatives? (Why have an army if there are no borders?)
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To: goldstategop
Who would ever say that Leftards are mindless scripted automatons??


11 posted on 10/17/2018 10:24:38 AM PDT by Trump_the_Evil_Left (FReeper formerly known as Enchante (registered Sept. 5, 2001), back from the wild....)
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12 posted on 10/17/2018 10:26:09 AM PDT by Trump_the_Evil_Left (FReeper formerly known as Enchante (registered Sept. 5, 2001), back from the wild....)
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To: chief lee runamok

I have always likened them to potted plants.


13 posted on 10/17/2018 10:28:12 AM PDT by raybbr (That progressive bumper sticker on your car might just as wll say, "Yes, I'm THAT stupid!"to)
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14 posted on 10/17/2018 10:28:22 AM PDT by Trump_the_Evil_Left (FReeper formerly known as Enchante (registered Sept. 5, 2001), back from the wild....)
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To: raybbr

Harvey Weinstein loves potted plants..... just sayin’ ....


15 posted on 10/17/2018 10:28:55 AM PDT by Trump_the_Evil_Left (FReeper formerly known as Enchante (registered Sept. 5, 2001), back from the wild....)
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To: alternatives?
But let's not forget CNN.....


16 posted on 10/17/2018 10:30:41 AM PDT by Trump_the_Evil_Left (FReeper formerly known as Enchante (registered Sept. 5, 2001), back from the wild....)
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17 posted on 10/17/2018 10:35:04 AM PDT by Trump_the_Evil_Left (FReeper formerly known as Enchante (registered Sept. 5, 2001), back from the wild....)
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To: chief lee runamok; pookie18; bagster

18 posted on 10/17/2018 10:52:35 AM PDT by GraceG ("If I post an AWESOME MEME, STEAL IT! JUST RE-POST IT IN TWO PLACES PLEASE")
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To: Tzimisce
Nazi = OK NPC = Bad Thanks for proving our point NYT and BBC! Let the butthurt flow! 😂
19 posted on 10/17/2018 11:02:28 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: chief lee runamok
The left hates being labeled "NPC"!

Here is a funny video explaining NPC:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0aienuCBdg

20 posted on 10/17/2018 11:04:44 AM PDT by TruthWillWin ([[[MSM]]])
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