I don’t get GIFs.
I don’t mean that I don’t get why they’re used or funny (like the way I don’t get the usefulness of mason jars).
I mean that I don’t get how they exist. Aren’t they straight out of Harry Potter?
Where do they come from? How are they made? I can’t be the only one with these questions.
“You’re not!” screams Jill. Jill is going to figure out how to make them, and I expect a lesson. *riding her coattails of knowledge*
Katie is excellent at using GIFs for comedic measure. I asked her how they exist, and she said, “When a mommy GIF loves a daddy GIF…”
That’s not an explanation, Katie. Nice try. Mom beat you to the punch there. I don’t quite get that either.
But that’s an entirely different direction. We will not go there.
GIFs though. So many questions.
Is it GIF, as in Guh-if? Is it GIF, as in choosey Moms choose GIF (Jif)?
I was using the GIF (Jif) pronunciation (which could have something to do with my love of peanut butter), but some super cool people say GIF (Guh-if). I just don’t know!
When I ask people they say they don’t know either, but in that way that makes me think they really do know (and they’re just not telling me).
Also, writing “Guh-if” makes me think of Guh-Linda, which makes me start singing, “No wizard that there is or was is ever gonna bring me down. Ahhahahahaaaaa.”
How does a GIF act like an image? If I search for GIFs (which I almost never do because I’m afraid of them), I look in the “images” section of Google. This doesn’t make sense; they’re like miniature videos. There should be a “magic image” section of Google for GIFs.
I don’t get it! How? How? How? Seriously, the only conclusion I can come up with here is that wizards are real.