Most everyone would rather forget 2008 altogether and ED is no exception. Between all the unfunny and shit hitting the fan IRL, however, were plenty of lulz, drama and Internets to keep the snugglenet grinning like a batshit crazy Joker. There are 8,000,000 stories in the virtual city; these are just some of them.
Need a recap of what happened last year? We've got you covered.
EDiots look back on 2008.
These are a list of events people expected to happen, but miraculously, didn't.
- Encyclopedia Dramatica dies.
- Miley Cyrus nude.
- W burns the Constitution on live television.
- W gets "elected" for a third term in office.
- Orgies at the Olympic Village + Xtube.
- Death and terrorism at the Olympic Games.
- China wins all the gold.
- China's gold medals turn out to be Jew Gold. Lulz ensue.
- More girls, more cups.
- Merriam Webster adopts one of these as word of the year.
- Caturday Nap, the Second Coming.
- The first dong of 2008 will be posted.
- Large Hadron Collider fucks up. Much lulz ensue.
- INTERNET HATE MACHINE 3
- Scientology will perish.
- Heath Ledger becomes an hero.
- Carlos Sousa Jr gets chewed up by a lion.
- Ron Paul becomes known when he runs for president.
- Project Chanology is born; Anonymous declares war on the "Church" of Scientology after they try fucking with original content on YouTube.
- Mrfetch declares War on Anonymous.
- Jawsus becomes known.
- Chanology's February 10th Protest is created.
- LILSHOWSTOPPA gains notoriety.
- r9gay gains notoriety.
- 4chan adds some new boards.
- The Ides of March become known.
- Super Smash Bros. Brawl becomes known after millions of fanboys bawwwww when they find out Krystal, Geno, Ridley, Megaman, Ashley, and Mudkip are not included in the game.
- The Marcab Confederacy becomes known.
- SUPERCOOLWILLOW sings for Anonymous.
- The Great Livejournal Content Strike of 2008 occurs.
- Codey Porter becomes s& hero.
- Gemma Anscomb shows the world her lack of judgement.
- Billoon45 becomes known and displays his love for latex.
- EQ2Flames gains notoriety.
- Hagger becomes an hero.
- Operation Reconnect is born.
- An hero day is celebrated on the 20th.
- Operation LIONCASH becomes known.
- The 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing is hosted.
- Wikipedia creates an article on ED.
- Operation Fairgame:Stop is executed.
- Dongcopter meme is born.
- Anabelle Lotus dies.
- Adam Savage becomes known on MythBusters.
- Age of Conan, a shitty MMORPG, is born.
- Grawp becomes known.
- Kirtaner gets SWATed.
- Crystal Shinkle gains notoriety; claims she has been raped in a desperate YouTube video.
- Operation Sea Arrrgh is executed.
- THUNDERDOME becomes known.
- 4chan.js is created; many /b/tards, unaware of the malicious code contained inside the file, download it and open it on their computers. Lulz ensues.
- Old /b/ Day is celebrated.
- DisneyFan01 gets hacked.
- Mary Alice Altorfer gets trolled hard.
- Chanocalypse Naow occurs.
- Operation Spy vs. Sci: License to Lulz is executed.
- Daniele Fiorenza becomes known.
- Shamwow is born; broadcasted all across Americunt and stirred up several memes and parodies on the Internet.
- Chris-chan returns to YouTube with a new saga of videos.
- The LOLympic Games occur.
- Soulja Boy rises in notoriety.
- Sceptre, Wikipedia's "Anti-ED poster child" is banned from Wikipedia for sockpuppet abuse.
- Dorian Thorn rises in notoriety.
- Guise saves ED with his Jew Gold.
- Tank rush on South Ossetia occurs.
- Spore is born. Turned out to be shit, with loads of people asking for refunds.
- EQ2Flames drama occurs; the admin, "LFG", comes clean about his meth addiction.
- Joshua Nimm tries to recreate a suicide from Halo and dies for the lulz.
- ByAppointmentTo wins ED's annual "Kettle is a Nigger" award for his valuable contributions o ED.
- Large Hadron Collider is created.
- [email protected], Sarah Palin's email is hacked.
- Oprah says the infamous line "over 9000 penises".
- Bailout Plan becomes known.
- OJ Simpson finally goes down in flames on the tenth anniversary of his acquittal.
- MTV gets rick-rolled by Anonymous.
- Forumwarz Episode 2 is born.
- Losttrap attempts to persuade Anonymous into sending him unmarked estrogen.
- Brandon Crisp becomes an hero.
- Saint Hill becomes known.
- Candyjunkie dies due to steroid overdose.
- Emo Cutter Girl becomes known.
- Epic Sword Guy trolls Scientology.
- Senator Barack Hussein Obama is appointed President of Americunt.
- DBoyWheeler flounces from DeviantART after being constructively criticized over his artwork.
- Ellie becomes known for being ugly as fuck.
- Aeverine Nieves gets butthurt over her article and threatens to run for the "ED administration election", which of course, doesn't exist.
- Sky Bilchuk learns that if you wish to remain anonymous on the Internet, you shouldn't post your personal information on /b/.
- Blagogate becomes known.
- Operation Antfuck is executed by Anonymous.
- W resigns. This is marked as a turning point in U.S. history where the economy is slowly beginning to rebuild itself.
- JuggaletteJenny has a mid-life crisis of epic proportions for all the Internet to see when he becomes a tranny.
- Encyclopedia Dramatica Wins The 2nd Annual Open Web Awards.
- 3Guys1Hammer is born.
- 1guy1jar video is published; added to many shock sites and eventually ends up on ED as .gif images.
- Satan Claus meme is created.
- An Negro meme is born.