How to Make Dank Memes

Introduction: How to Make Dank Memes

To make Dank Memes, first you have to understand what they are. A meme (/ˈmiːm/ meem) is "an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture". If a meme is considered Dank (a satirical synonym for "cool") then its popularity on the internet will spike tremendously.

Step 1: Step 1: Select the Meme

Most memes are created with templates from other memes, so all you have to do is find one you like and make it yours. There are many different memes, for example the one above is the "Doge" meme, "Doge is a slang term for “dog” that is primarily associated with pictures of Shiba Inus (nicknamed “Shibe”) and internal monologue captions on Tumblr. These photos may be photoshopped to change the dog’s face or captioned with interior monologues in Comic Sans font." -

Step 2: Step 2: Getting Blank Meme Picture

After selecting the meme you wish to use you have to get the picture the meme came from, to use the earlier example you would use the picture above.

Step 3: Step 3: Adding Text

Text is a crucial part of any meme, and some memes require the text to follow certain rules. The Doge example uses comic sans and uses certain words like, "wow", or "such", before something that relates to the picture. However, most memes use the font from the picture on the bottom.

Step 4: Step 4: Adding the Dank

In certain contexts the word 'Dank' may have different meanings.
Sometimes it is used to describe drugs and sometimes memes, sometimes the two intersect in drug related memes. However, in the most situations 'Dank Memes' are just memes that became very popular.

Step 5: Step 5: Possible Errors

You have to be careful you follow the guidelines set by the memes that come before you. For example, the Bob Ross Doge does not use comic sans, therefore not making this a correct Doge meme.

Step 6: Step 6: Resources

There are many resources you can use to help with this process, one of which being quickmeme. They have meme templates and fonts so it's hard to go wrong.

Step 7: Step 7: Understanding Memes

Some memes are more popular than others, why? "It's definitely not a science, but my
personal opinion is that the formula often involves absurdity, and it also requires a certain inside-joke quality." As quoted from 'Meme Scientist'. Understanding your audience goes a long way.

Step 8: Step 8: Find Somewhere to Post the Meme

After you have successfully created your meme, you need to share it with the world. You can share them almost anywhere, but there are a few places that get the most meme traffic. Imgur is one of the biggest image hosting sites and has a lot of memes posted everyday, yours may not be accepted like others are, but I will talk about the possible reasons for that in another step.



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14 Discussions

I am disgraced by the normieness of these "Dank" memes, I'm gonna need to take a bath in Clorox tonight.

Jk, these are some fine- er.. Vintage memes.

After carefully analyzing this wonderful instructable I am overjoyed to announce that my memes have become much danker than before. I used to be kicked from all of my group chats due to my weak meme-game, but now I am the life of the chat. None of my online friends can wait for my next post on my meme page, and I've acquired 12 roblox girlfriends. This instructable, for all intents and purposes, saved my life.

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You're ability to obtain several roblox girlfriends is dank. This has inspired me to strive for more and go on a quest to get a roblox por- I mean girlfriend.

Hi 19jwillis1,

I , like you, have been a cronic sufferer from weakmemeitis. Your message of hope has inspired me to strive for dankness in everything that I do. I have been doing online research to improve my meme-abilities and am showing some progress after the few months of training. I intend to drop my first meme-tape on my roblox server before the week is out. Thankyou for supporting me on my journey by taking the time to read this.

@19jwillis1 Want some spicy memes? I got them spicy memes... BUT NOT TO SPICY! They hurt, I got doge (which is not dead) Pepe, (also not dead) I got gordon ramsay, best anime character gibbie, best anime: Seinfeld. Also by using this I now have many girlfriends on minecraft, one of them asked me my zip code. Things are going good.


2 years ago

I post all my dank memez on ifunny boi


2 years ago

epic non-fail dude!

Thanks for the tips!