4Chan's Greatest Hits

Rude Web site's hidden influence

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    The front page of 4chan.

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    The disclaimer that pops up when clicking on the link to the /b/ 'random' board.

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    One of the few 'clean' posts to be found on 4chan's /b/ board.

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    A screen grab of Tay Zonday's 'Chocolate Rain' online video.

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    A screen grab of Rick Astley's 'Never Gonna Give You Up' video.

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    A February 2008 protest by members of the 4chan-connected group Anonymous outside the Scientology Celebrity Centre in Los Angeles.

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    'Moot,' aka Christopher Poole, founder and guiding light of 4chan, at a conference at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. in April 2008.

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  • 0407090924_M_lolcat_2.jpg
    A tame 'lolcat' image.

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