As it’s been a while since we published some memes on eSports News UK (and Brixton had such lovely things to say about us!) we thought we’d throw some together for you.
This time around it’s an Augustas
Gakis/he’s-on-a-madness “Toaster” Ruplys special, following the UK ADC’s move into the EU LCS with Origen.
— Brixton Hamilton (@BrixtonHam) July 19, 2016
Disclaimer: Some strong language. Any tilting this article causes is not the responsibility of eSports News UK; any grievances should instead be taken up with the content creators!
Toaster’s move to Origen began back in early June when Riot’s meme-master Draggles put out a charity ad for the ADC, who’s plied his trade in the ESL UK Premiership over the past few years:
Scubsy (Toaster’s “mental health coach and agent”) then started to put the pieces of the puzzle together.
makin a puzzle x @Gakis_LoL pic.twitter.com/hEbq9qrCZw
— Ⓢⓒⓤⓑⓢⓨ (@scubsy_) July 2, 2016
Riot then uploaded an up-to-date picture of Toaster to the Origen page on their LCS teams section:
Of course, Ped was there to save the day:
— Ped (@Ped_LoL) July 12, 2016
Then more people from the League scene reacted:
— Cody (@Coodywoo) July 12, 2016
It’s 2016 and there’s a fucking toaster in the LCS, what’s your excuse? (Congrats @Gakis_LoL )
— Alex Winton (@SynygyLoL) July 12, 2016
— Ⓢⓒⓤⓑⓢⓨ (@scubsy_) July 12, 2016
— Ⓢⓒⓤⓑⓢⓨ (@scubsy_) July 14, 2016
— Devin Younge (@PiraTechnics) July 15, 2016
— 「Draco Lucian」 (@draco_lucian) July 17, 2016
— Ben / Draggles (@bedraggles) July 13, 2016
Cody reposted this
And let’s not forget this:
He’s ona madness pic.twitter.com/ezjUgTcHBZ
— Cody (@Coodywoo) March 27, 2016
One for future memes…
Other weird/funny stuff from the past month
Streamer Gross Gore has 99 problems and the egirl is one…
British jungler Maxlore brings some winking to the LCS… (he also went on to help Giants beat Fnatic 2-0 – see our Maxlore analysis article here)
And finally, some cheeky bugger (Ped??) wrote this about our article on Tridd’s recent UK scene comments…
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Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Association up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and as an esports consultant helping brands and businesses better understand the industry.