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Oriental Orthodox memes
« on: September 08, 2013, 06:13:31 PM »
I so hope I don't regret this.   :)

I'm starting this thread in the hope that people can use it to have some innocent fun.  It's for having some laughs and lightly poking fun, but no heavy polemics.  Anything too polemical or nasty will go to the private forum.

So here goes:

Here's a link to a meme generator:

http://builder.cheezburger.com/builder/

(Thank you, Alpo, for the link.)


From the Hyperdox Herman thread, here is Miaphysite Mina:



http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,43223.msg816813.html#msg816813


My genius nephew did some pictures for Armenian memes.

Here is Grumpy Armenian Cat:



Here is Grumpy Armenian Cat's cousin Sako:



The picture of Khor Virap Monastery and Mt. Ararat came from here:

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Khor_Virap_Monastery3.jpg

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2013, 07:57:26 PM »
And here is Grumpy Der Hayr Cat:


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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2013, 07:58:41 PM »

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2013, 08:13:39 PM »
What would Grumpy Cat look like with a veghar?  ;)
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2013, 01:56:13 AM »
I don't know...I'll have to think about that one.  A cat in a veghar.  :laugh:

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2013, 02:03:32 AM »
But we can have fun with Grumpy Der Hayr Cat:





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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2013, 08:33:36 AM »
I am awarding Miaphysite Mina a gold star for being the most awesome meme pic of the year.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2013, 10:28:59 PM »
Miaphysite Mina is awesome.  Some great memes were made with him in the Hyperdox Herman thread.

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,43223.msg816882.html#msg816882

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2013, 10:36:31 PM »

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2013, 11:16:21 PM »
All opinions expressed by myself are quite tragically my own, and not those of any other poster or wall hangings.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2013, 11:27:30 PM »

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2013, 11:57:15 PM »
^  Actually, among the Armenians, the answer you would most likely get would be Sts. Nareg, Nerses, and Datev.   :D

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2013, 12:43:15 AM »
Oooo, look at you Armenians with your three fathers. Show offs. :P

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2013, 01:19:13 AM »
Does anyone know if the Miaphysite Mina picture is an actual photo or is it a composition from multiple images?  I'm trying to imagine it as an actual moment in time caught on film, and I can't stop laughing.  What a monk!
How this relates to the coming Antichrist? I don't know...

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2013, 02:27:55 AM »
It is a real, not composite photograph. If I recall correctly, it was taken in the wake of the attack on the Abu Fana monastery a few years back. Not really a funny situation, if you think about it.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2013, 02:31:15 AM »
Oh man, that sucks, I didn't know.  I thought for sure it was a photoshop job.  :'(
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2013, 07:19:09 AM »
It is a real, not composite photograph. If I recall correctly, it was taken in the wake of the attack on the Abu Fana monastery a few years back. Not really a funny situation, if you think about it.

But the guy in the background looks so chill.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2013, 07:58:21 AM »
It totally looks like a photoshop.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #19 on: November 17, 2013, 07:30:13 PM »
Grumpy Sako Cat again, but this time on Thanksgiving:


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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #20 on: November 17, 2013, 08:40:31 PM »
That makes me sad.  Why no turkey on Thanksgiving, Sako?!
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #21 on: November 17, 2013, 08:53:22 PM »
It's a nationalist thing. 

I had a great-aunt who used to make lamb on that day.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #22 on: November 17, 2013, 09:00:47 PM »
Are there turkeys Armenia?  What are they called there?
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #23 on: November 17, 2013, 09:08:21 PM »


Georgian Cat in this case...




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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #24 on: November 17, 2013, 09:17:01 PM »
It's a nationalist thing. 

I had a great-aunt who used to make lamb on that day.

What's a miaphysite gotta do to get an invitation up in here? 
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #25 on: November 17, 2013, 09:19:34 PM »
If Aunt Yeghsa were still with us, she'd love to have your feet under her table.  You'd be so overfed by the time she was done with you...

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #26 on: November 17, 2013, 09:20:09 PM »


Georgian Cat in this case...





Those are hilarious.   :D

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #27 on: November 17, 2013, 09:22:18 PM »
Are there turkeys Armenia?  What are they called there?

The Armenian word for turkey (the bird) is "huntgahav."  "Huntga" comes from "Hunteeg," which means Indian.  "Hav" means chicken.

I have no idea if they have them in Armenia.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #28 on: November 17, 2013, 09:22:30 PM »
If Aunt Yeghsa were still with us, she'd love to have your feet under her table.  You'd be so overfed by the time she was done with you...

Aww!  I always love such people.  
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #29 on: November 17, 2013, 09:24:34 PM »
The Armenian word for turkey (the bird) is "huntgahav."  "Huntga" comes from "Hunteeg," which means Indian.  "Hav" means chicken.

LOL!  Hindu chicken! 
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« Reply #30 on: November 17, 2013, 09:30:41 PM »
I never thought of that.  Of course the "hunteeg" in this case refers to Native Americans, but the h-n-t root would have its origins with the word Hindu.

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« Reply #31 on: November 17, 2013, 09:31:05 PM »
Are there turkeys Armenia?  What are they called there?

The Armenian word for turkey (the bird) is "huntgahav."  "Huntga" comes from "Hunteeg," which means Indian.  "Hav" means chicken.

I have no idea if they have them in Armenia.

This just became more hilarious.  Armenians celebrating Thanksgiving with lamb, because...Turkey!  So don't cook Indian fowl! :D
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« Reply #32 on: November 17, 2013, 09:32:38 PM »
This whole conversation reminds me of a favorite saying in my family:


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« Reply #33 on: November 17, 2013, 09:45:30 PM »
I never thought of that.  Of course the "hunteeg" in this case refers to Native Americans, but the h-n-t root would have its origins with the word Hindu.

In Syriac, "Indian" is "hendoo".  As soon as I saw "hunteeg", I knew what was going on. 
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Re: Oriental Orthodox memes
« Reply #34 on: November 17, 2013, 10:27:09 PM »



Ain't that the truth!  ;)

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