There's a saying by Oscar Wilde about art imitating life and vice versa, and that's what I think is happening here. Though calling this art is a huge stretch: Memes are a way to portray an idea or situation in a comedic way using a mix of pictures and text. Much like a GIF, a meme can be used to quickly share how you feel about something. I have text messages between friends where we haven't written anything for days. We just send GIF and meme messages. So, it is kind of like an odd type of art form. It's also an art form that my mother doesn't understand.

These memes are the perfect way to sum up life in Idaho

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The beauty of a meme is that it usually doesn't need any explanation. You can just post the meme and sit back, knowing your work is done.

The beauty of a meme is that it usually doesn't need any explanation. You can just post the meme and sit back, knowing your work is done.

It also shows that life in Idaho can be comedic, even in non-comedic situations. I think that's a safe coping mechanism to get through life. Not everything is rainbows and unicorns. Sometimes life really is just potatoes and dirt fields.

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Have you ever had a conversation where you knew exactly what you wanted to say, but the words couldn't be found to say it? That happens to me A LOT, and that's when memes and GIF's come to my rescue, pretty much every time.

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