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October 23, 2011

#iGetRealMadWhen Trending Topic, Explained

The hottest trending topic on twitter right now is #iGetRealMadWhen, it has been at the top of the TT lists all day. What does this hashtag mean and where does it come from?

There's not much mystery to this one, it's one of those classic trending topic joke setups where someone puts a setup line out there, and everyone takes their best shot at adding their own punchline.

As is often the case, twitter's own Lord Voldemort had the most popular entry, with "#Igetrealmadwhen people say I'm conceited. I'm sorry that people are so jealous of me... but I can't help it that I'm so popular."

Others are using it to vent whatever's on their mind, whether they are mad about employment and looking for a job, real estate, needing a divorce lawyer, trouble in their relationships or just being mad at everybody. That's what the internet is for after all, finding random people to get mad at!

#UglyGirlsAreNotAllowed Trending Topic, Explained

One of the hottest trending topics today, I'm sorry to say, is #UglyGirlsAreNotAllowed, yet another in the long line of anti-female trends on Twitter.

As is far too often the case with these TTs, the #UglyGirlsAreNotAllowed hashtag is being used to spark a free for all of sexist jokes making fun of women and judging them for their appearance. Most of them use the tag as a setup to descrive various things "ugly girls" are not "allowed" to do. Some examples:

"#UglyGirlsAreNotAllowed To Play Hard To Get...Your Already Hard To Want"

"#uglygirlsarenotallowed 2 have their twitcon as they profile pic &background! Thats just 2 much ugly"

"#uglygirlsarenotallowed to say "single and loving it" because you have no choice."

You probably get the picture. Oh, the hilarity.

Quite a few tweets are calling out everyoen else for participating, and asking why so much hate and negativity is spread on twitter through hahstags like this. Sadly it doesn't seem like this overall trend will die down anytime soon.

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