Everyone is getting ready to ring in the new year, and the folks at r/PrequelMemes are continuing their reign of hilarity into 2018.
User Technohawk flexed his .GIF-making muscles for this fan favorite scene from Revenge of the Sith, depicting the most proper way to welcome 2018 to the calendar courtesy of Obi-Wan Kenobi and General Grievous. Check out the animation below:
For those who are unfamiliar with Prequel Memes, it's a popular subreddit that exploded over the last year. The users are Star Wars fans who mine the prequel trilogy for funny material, often including Palpatine telling tales of wise Sith Lords or Anakin Skywalker's hatred of sand.
But there is no topic the users on Prequel Memes have not exploited for upvotes, and their rise in power has been met with other subreddits such as Sequel Memes and Spinoff Memes.
The duel between Obi-Wan Kenobi and General Grievous is also a favorite go-to source for memes, especially Kenobi saying "hello there." This latest meme is just a festive homage to one of the most popular subjects, celebrating the arrival of 2018.
So if you haven't heard the tale of Prequel Memes, it's because it's not a story other websites would tell. It's a Reddit legend. Prequel Memes is a humorous community, so adaptable and witty it could use any scene from the Star Wars prequels to create upvotes.
The memes have caused a new appreciation for the prequel trilogy among some Star Wars fans. So if you're looking for a laugh and willing to tolerate jokes about some of the most divisive entries in the franchise, check out the subreddit for more.