Talk:1835: Random Obsessions

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I feel like it's worth noting that the internet fixations mentioned on the chart - robot, monkeys, pirate, ninja, zombies, bacon - were all mentioned in #856 Trochee fixation and that sandwich is also a trochee. Necroleopard (talk) 20:01, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

I'm clearly behind on some things here. I know about all of these except "sandwiches" and "bacon". Djbrasier (talk) 04:51, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

Some reference to a rise in "sandwich debate" online (Google trends or something) would be very helpful. Djbrasier (talk) 04:53, 12 May 2017 (UTC) is one of the threads of this meme but the meme does go further than just hotdogs -- 07:36, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

I added some description of the bacon fad, I wasn't sure if/where the Know Your Meme entry fits but here it is ( in case some other editor wants to put it in108.162.238.11 13:09, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

Bacon is never a fad though. It has always been and will always be. OldCorps (talk) 16:30, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

The current incomplete explanation asking about the bacon.... Are you kidding? This was the one I was most comfortable with! It's the quite current trend of singing the praises of bacon, memes shared around Facebook that say things like "Everything's better with bacon", "When in doubt, bacon", "Like if you love bacon, Comment if you love bacon, Share if you love bacon, ignore if you hate puppies". I even have a Facebook friend who put their middle name as "bacon", LOL! - NiceGuy1 21:42, 12 May 2017 (UTC)

I added that tag. The question is what about bacon started to rise in 2010 and is peaking now? Djbrasier (talk) 02:24, 13 May 2017 (UTC)
Here is the google trend for "Bacon": Jona (talk) 07:22, 13 May 2017 (UTC)
Looking at the graph, there appears to be a regular uptick in December or January. Interesting. 22:27, 13 May 2017 (UTC)

I believe this comic might be talking about the Burger King commericals that set off Google Homes: -An anonymous person 12:51, 13 May 2017 (UTC)

By that, I meant "What is the definition of a sandwich?" part. -Same anonymous guy 12:53, 13 May 2017 (UTC)