I’ve been collecting a lot of “memes” lately in my favorites section in Deviantart. My grasp of the meaning of meme is loose, so I searched for the definition using Google and settled on the one in Wikipedia:
… comprises any idea or behavior that can pass from one person to another by learning or imitation. Examples include thoughts, ideas, theories, gestures, practices, fashions, habits, songs, and dances. Memes propagate themselves and can move through the cultural sociosphere in a manner similar to the contagious behavior of a virus.
I think that calling the questionnaires a meme is a misnomer. What could possibly be considered a meme is the whole… phenomenon? of the spreading of these questionnaires and how a new one seems to pop up every once in a while, to be answered and spread again.
Anyway, that’s just my thoughts. Feel free to correct me if I’m wrong. The actual point of this post though is that I answered one. Hehe ^^
Click here for the image. Don’t take my answers seriously. It’s all for fun ^_^