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9 of the Most Viral Memes of 2014 ...

By Holly

Some of the viral memes of 2014 were unbearable, but others were pretty darn funny. Since we're all busy browsing the internet so often, it's hard to escape from them, whether you like them or not. Luckily, every once in a while some good ones will come along that you won't mind seeing every single time you log onto a social media site. Here are some of the best viral memes of 2014 that should definitely ring a bell:

1 It's a Metaphor

It's a MetaphorYou might not have read or seen The Fault in Our Stars, but you should at least know one line from it. When Augustus discusses why he carries cigarettes, he says, "It's a metaphor, see: You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don't give it the power to do its killing." This line caused one of the viral memes of 2014, which focused on poking fun at metaphors.

2 Share a Coke

Share a CokeIf you're a soda drinker, you've probably seen quite a few bottles with names on them. Well, no one could pass up the opportunity to make jokes with those names. Since the cans were easy to acquire, they were easy to make fun of. They also made Coke a whole lot of money.

3 Ellen's Selfie

Ellen's SelfieEllen hosting the Oscars was a huge deal. Not only did she buy pizza for the entire audience, but she took the most famous selfie of all time. Of course, popularity comes with its price, so the snapshot has been photoshopped like crazy.

4 Alex from Target

Alex from TargetAfter one picture of a cutie that worked at Target surfaced, he quickly became a meme. He was just too attractive to be left alone. It was bound to happen. It's only a matter of time until another retail worker becomes a topic of discussion all across the internet.

5 Me Mum's Car

Me Mum's CarIf you haven't seen the vine about a girl who is in her mum's car, you're missing out. Even though it's a quick watch, it's easily able to make you laugh. There have been plenty of parodies about it and even some sequels created by the star herself.

6 Kim K's Magazine Cover

Kim K's Magazine CoverKim wanted to break the internet, but she forgot about all of the people out there who aren't impressed by her. Her naked pictures caused a stir, but not exactly in the way that she wanted.

7 Unimpressed Lizard

Unimpressed LizardWith a face like that, how could this little lizard not become a meme? He's just too adorable to ignore, even if he seems like he's happy to ignore you. He gives Grumpy Cat a run for his money.

8 Pharrell's Hat

Pharrell's HatPharrell is known for his headwear. Yes, he's a great singer, but we've paid more attention to his giant hats than the sound of his voice.

9 Crave That Mineral

Crave That MineralThis meme is pretty recent, but it's also pretty popular. After seeing a picture of goats climbing a steep incline in order to lick salt deposits, Tumblr exploded with jokes about the animal. They crave that mineral.

Memes can get pretty annoying after a while, but they're always funny at first. As long as you don't take them too seriously, they should earn a small laugh, at least. What's your favorite meme of the year?

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