There are so many variations of the Pepe the Frog meme that it’s truly difficult to keep track. Many of these variations are on Twitch as emotes, and FeelsBadMan is just one of them. FeelsBadMan is a Pepe the Frog with a sad, forlorn expression. It’s also an expression that many people use when they talk.
What is the Meaning of the FeelsBadMan Emote?
The FeelsBadMan emote is used when something sad happens, or when someone is feeling sad. However, that is not the only use for it. It’s also used when someone makes a mistake, misses something important, or does something disappointing. Streamers use FeelsBadMan as an expression, but viewers can also use the same to express disappointment or any other sad emotion.
How to Use the FeelsBadMan Emote
FeelsBadMan is an emote only available through Better Twitch TV or FrankerFaceZ. Because it’s not natively on Twitch, you’ll need one of those browser extensions to be able to see and use the emote. Here’s how you can do it:
- Decide whether you want to use BTTV or FrankerFaceZ. Visit their website and download the corresponding browser extension for your specific browser. Install it, and you’re good to go!
- You can explore the other features of the extension you’re using by going to any streamer’s chat. You can click on the gear symbol underneath any chat box and that’s it – you can fiddle with the settings and see the other features.
FeelsBadMan has to be enabled in a streamer’s chat for you to see and use it in their chat.
What is the Origin of FeelsBadMan?
The FeelsBadMan emote is a variation of Pepe the Frog. Pepe the Frog first came to be almost 20 years ago. In 2005, its creator, Matt Furie first uploaded his webcomic to his old MySpace page. After 3 years, it blew up on the message board website 4Chan, and users started making variations of the character.
When 2009 hit, people on 4Chan started using the phrase we all know: “Feels Bad Man.” In 2015, Pepe the Frog started becoming a popular meme all throughout the internet. It was also in 2015 that FeelsBadMan was born and was first uploaded to Better Twitch TV. These days, it’s the 25th most popular emote on Better TTV.
When Should I use the FeelsBadMan emote on Twitch?
FeelsBadMan is an emote you can use when you’re feeling sad or disappointed. It can also be used in response to something sad that someone says.
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