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GIF Archaeology

I'm writing a paper on (animated) GIFs and am trying to track down some of the most (in)famous. I suppose I am talking memes, but I'm more interested in the GIF as an archaeological reference point. I frequent sites like dump.fm, tumblr etc. so am quite tuned in to the glitchy/kitschy side of GIF culture. How theoretical have people got on these wonders of the web? How does one trace the history of an animated GIF? [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on May 16, 2011 - 11 answers

If I give a GIF will I get flash or java?

[Website development filter] I have developed a site for a client. He wanted something that shows a picture with text that changes every few seconds so I created a GIF that does this. Now he says that he wants it to pause on mouseover or a click. How do I do this? [more inside]
posted by Drasher on Mar 6, 2009 - 10 answers

IE doesn't display gifs, but FireFox and Safari have no problem.

WebDevFilter: Why do some gifs GIFs *not* appear in Windows/IE, but do appear in Win/FireFox Mac/Safari and Mac/FireFox? Specific example inside. [more inside]
posted by Wild_Eep on Dec 20, 2005 - 22 answers

Mysterious spastic animated gif.

Who can tell me more about this animated gif of people dancing? [more inside]
posted by arielmeadow on Nov 28, 2005 - 18 answers

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