Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 12/9/11
Tim Tebow just got a spot on Time magazine's "The Top 10 Everything of 2011" list.  The weekly publication picked the quarterback's signature "Tebowing" pose as No. 5 on its 2011 list of "Top Ten Memes." Memes—for the Luddites—is a name used to describe a concept that spreads via the Internet and is commonly used in viral marketing as a cheap form of mass-advertising. Tebow's pose was surpassed by the No. 1 meme—"We Are the 99 Percent" protesters and other memorable memes like Planking, Princess Beatrice's Fascinator (don't ask) and "Winning" by Charlie Sheen. The Denver Broncos quarterback did top other popular memes like Hipster Ariel, Ted Williams' (not the baseball icon) Golden Voice and Bronies (again, don't ask). Tebow first introduced the often parodied move after an upset win over the Miami Dolphins in October when he dropped to one knee in a zen-like state and the act went viral. The practice has been copied by many Tebowers and attained its impressive meme status through ...
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