Rules of the internet refers to a humorous list of unofficial rules guiding online conduct or listing axioms about what the internet is and how users should behave on it. Contrary to what the name may imply, the so-called rules of the internet are not laws enforceable by any official authority. Rather, they are a series of in-jokes, guidelines, and references related to internet culture as it was in the early s. Many of the catchphrases within the rules of the internet , as it exists today, are specific allusions to memes on 4chan or popular references to Fight Club, South Park , and so on. Emerging as a kind of Netiquette for the Internet group Anonymous, the rules of the internet were published on the satirical wiki, Encyclopedia Dramatica, in , before an attempt at a more official list emerged on 4chan in The original list claimed, for instance, to have 50 rules, but actually only had Some later versions have only 48 entries, whereas others have
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"There is porn of it. No Exceptions."
No exceptions. This refers specifically to the immense ubiquity of porn materials across the internet, which cover a wide range of subjects that are considered socially unacceptable or just plain bizarre. Strange sexual cartoons would be included, or non-sexual images that appear to depict genitalia such a carrot that resembles a penis , are often cited as examples of Rule Rule 34 has also become an adult drinking game, which involves friends getting together, coming up with a bizarre idea for porn, and then searching for it until someone finds an example—once again, proving the accuracy of this lovely rule. The concept of Rule 34 inspired a science fiction novel also titled Rule 34 , by Charles Stross, which went on to be nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the Locus Award in This is not meant to be a formal definition of Rule 34 like most terms we define on Dictionary.
Top definition. Rule 34 unknown. If it exists, there is porn of it. If there isn't, there will be. Only one known exception : rule 34 itself. Rule 34 internet. Rules 34 - The 34th rule of the Internet, which states that any object, character, or media franchise imaginable has porn associated with it.
Rule 34 is an Internet adage in the "Rules of the Internet" list of protocols and conventions which asserts that "if something exists, there is porn of it. According to the Lurkmore Wiki  , Rule 34 originated from a comic posted on the website Zoom-Out  , which was cached by Google as early as October 5th, On March 30th, , the first Urban Dictionary  definition for "Rule 34" was submitted by user Nukeitall, who claimed the adage was commonly used on a variety of message boards. On October 12th, the rule was included in the original "Rules of the Internet" list submitted to the Internet culture wiki Encyclopedia Dramatica. Rule 35 was created as an addendum to the rule, which clarified that if porn on a subject did not currently exist, it would be created. In May of , the Rule 34 database was launched on Paheal. On August 24th, , the Internet humor site Holy Taco published a post titled "25 SFW Rule 34 Images", which featured several notable demotivational posters of the rule. On November 14th, , streamer drypiss posted a video to Twitter in which he celebrated turning eighteen, the legal age to consume pornography, by looking up Rule 34 pictures.