NOTE THAT THIS IS THE ONLY PAGE ON THE WIKI WHERE SCREAMER VIDEOS ARE ALLOWED TO BE POSTED.
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A screamer is a meme wich consists of a video, showcasing calming imagery and music. At the end of the video a horryfying image pops up on the screen accompanied by a scream, startling the viewer. Its is typically used as an internet prank there's a screamer that was made that the Viacom v of doom comes on then a bnd mask with eyes open and tounge open.
HistoryEditIn the middle of 2002, a flash video was posted on an unknown website situated in Tiwan by the user Netspooky, the video was simply called Kikia.
The video presented a slideshow of pictures on a child called Kikia, daydreaming to himself, hoping that his life would get better (The video itself is in Tiwanese). Around 22 seconds in, a screencap from the game Fatal Frame 2 pops up with a distorted scream. The video ends with the words 'Kikia' fading onto the screen.
The video grew immensley popular, and spinoffs were posted all around the web, and even reactions showing people jumping. a website called Winterrowd was made simply to showcase online pranks, such as screamers, Winterrowd is most known for making The Scary Maze Game wich was a game, that when a point was reached, a face of a monster would appear with a horrifying scream.
Even german drink comany, K-fee, caought on with the screamer meme, and created The Ghost Car screamer. This is probably the most popular screamer ever made. Reaching 27,044,165 views as of August 11th, 2012.A screamer is an example of how a meme can stand the test of time. And it is probably the oldest running meme ever...
POPULAR SCREAMER FACESEdit
The impact of your screamer depends on the image being used and the sound being used, these are some of the more popular faces used in screamer videos: