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Wreck-It Ralph 2’s Merida meme is a wonderful homage to Scottish Twitter

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Never forget Scottish Twitter’s best tweets

Ralph Breaks the Internet - Merida and Rapunzel
Merida gets very animated in Ralph Breaks the Internet.
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Twitter is made up of tiny ecosystems that coexist alongside one another.

There’s Gaming Twitter, Film Twitter, Sports Twitter, Black Twitter, Weird Twitter and K-Pop Twitter. Objectively, the funniest community is Scottish Twitter. Scottish Twitter is like stepping into a hilarious world you never want to leave. It’s a little difficult to understand at times, but everyone is devastatingly funny. Poring over a tweet to fully understand it is almost always worth the payoff.

Here’s the only other thing about Scottish Twitter you need to know: Its users hold nothing back. Scottish Twitter is almost perfect already, but a new meme starring Merida from Pixar’s Brave is the icing on the cake.

The meme is based on a new sneak peek from Wreck-It Ralph’s upcoming sequel, Ralph Breaks the Internet, which features all the Disney princesses talking to one another. Merida, who is Scottish, is talking animatedly about something. It’s easy to imagine hearing her accent as she contributes to this collective princess discussion, and fans of Scottish Twitter decided to use that to their advantage. Many of these memes are based on pre-existing, famous Scottish Twitter tweets that have circulated over the years.

Part of what makes Scottish Twitter so fun is that it’s impossible to read the tweets without hearing a strong accent belt out the miscellaneous slang. Imagine hearing Merida — or any other prominent Scottish actor, like James McAvoy, Ewan McGregor or Sean Connery — deliver lines like “am no a fucking octopus.”

Scottish Twitter doesn’t get as much recognition as it used to. Twitter’s bygone era of weird comedy seems to have passed us by, and with it Scottish Twitter’s glorious highs, but this meme acts as an excellent reminder of why we celebrated Twitter in the first place.

Ralph Breaks the Internet will be released on Nov. 21. It’s unlikely that Merida will say anything captured in the tweets above during the movie.