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"Oh god how did this acquire in here I am not great via computers" is a catchphrase often linked with a partly cropped photo of Happy Cat on a white sheet of paper. It is used as an ironic way of indicating that someone is technologically inept.

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Origin

The phrase came from a Somepoint Awful<2> thcheck out titled "You can not fight the male, however I"ll damn well try!" posted by user Jer on December 8th, 2004. The thread defined just how Jer had attempted to fight against a parking ticket utilizing assorted illustrations and also diagrams:

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One of the pages featured a cropped photo of Happy Cat together with the phrase "oh god exactly how did this acquire in below I am not excellent with computers":

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Spread

The cut off Happy Cat photograph was posted to the blog Cryptomechanism.org<3> on April 1fifth, 2005. On February 11th, 2006, the webcomic Toothpaste for Dinner<4> provided the catchexpression in a comic.

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The Happy Cat photo in addition to the expression "oh god exactly how did this gain here I am not excellent with computer" was published in the Badger Herald<18> student newspaper for the College of Wisconsin-Madikid (day unknown). The YTMND site "Not Even Doom Madison" featuring the newspaper photo was developed on September 29th, 2006 and the sites "Happy cat is not great through computers" and "I"m not excellent with computers" were created later that year.<5>

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In 2007, the photograph was reposted on various websites, including Bungie<6>, My Confined Space<7> and Meh.org.<8> On January 27th, 2008, the newspaper picture got to the front web page of Digg<15> and on February 17th, 2010, the same image reached the front web page of Reddit<16>, accumulating 789 up votes prior to being archived.

Usage

The phrase is commonly used to introduce a threview or blog write-up about somepoint computer-related that has actually gone wrong, such as webwebsite downtime<10>, a thcheck out in the wrong forum section<11> or the exploration of an unexpected virus.<12> Sometimes it is supplied in jest to indicate that a write-up has been submitted accidentally.

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The catchphrase retransforms a vast selection of results on Google<13> and YouTube<14>, showing its usage in selection of titles and descriptions.


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External references


<1> Oh Web – Oh god just how did this obtain in right here I am not good via computers through WayBack Machine

<5> YTMND – Not Even Doom Madikid, Happy cat is not great with computers, I"m not excellent via computers / 2006

<8> Meh.org – Happy cat – July and also August 2010

<9> Tumblr – C*NT DESTROYER – October 2010

<10> Dark Diamond – Site Downtime: Oh God How Did This Get Here Im Not Good With Computer! via WayBack Machine

<13> Google – Search results

<14> Youtube – Search results

<15> Digg – Oh god I am poor via computer. How did this obtain here?

<16> Reddit – oh god how did this obtain here

<17> Reddit – OH GOD HOW DID THIS GET HERE I AM NOT GOOD WITH COMPUTER

<18> Badger Herald – The College of Wisconsin-Madison"s premier independent student newspaper