At First, ns Was Like, but Then, ns Was Like refers to a phrasal theme and collection of memes that revolve approximately one"s sudden change in your opinion or impression about a specific subject. Typically, these show up as picture macros with variations of the inscription “At an initial I was favor X, but then ns was prefer X,” with two associated images illustrating different facial expressions split into two panels. There are plenty of variations that the setup, which sometimes screens the same photo twice because that irony.

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The specific origins of this meme are unknown, but it is thought to have actually originated sometime about 2004. One such early on example to be posted on April 5th, 2004, in a thread on the My350Z<1> forums by user 12SecZ, who used the phrasal layout alongside emoticons to display their reaction (seen below, left). One more early theme setup using the expression in a picture format had the subtitle "At first I to be like, but then ns lol"d." On may 27th, 2007, MyConfinedSpace<2> user Panzer posted one such example, receiving 24 votes and also a 4.5 out of 5 rating in approximately 14 year (seen below, right).



The format continued to spread with different variations and alterations to the subtitle setup over the next several years. On march 14th, 2013, the main Batman Facebook<3> page posted another version of the meme together a three-panel comic v the 3rd frame captioned "Now I"m like," accumulating over 6,600 likes, 771 shares and also 126 comment in eight years (shown below, left). Additionally that year (exact day unknown), ImgFlip<4> user drivendiscipline posted an additional example making use of the two-panel format, accumulating end 15,000 see in roughly eight years (shown below, right).


On November 13th, 2013, the website Nedmartin.org<5> shared a version of the meme using the same image twice for irony in the style of a Demotivational Poster through the subtitle "Please Kristen, control your emotions" (seen below).

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A spin-off version of the meme branched turn off the image macro theme in 2009 utilizing a small part of the tune "Hokus Pokus" by The Insane Clown Posse. In this setup, a brief clip native the song is taken featuring ICP member Violent J laughing before he says, "Fuck You!" coinciding through a spinning picture that transforms into an upset or sad image during the "F*ck You" clip. Back the original was started by YouTuber RedBan in 2009, featuring a photo of Mario"s head from the CDi games, the upload has since been terminated through YouTube.

Other examples of the tendency still exist from that timeframe however, such together an upload on august 27th, 2009, indigenous YouTuber<6> Scoot Ampora, which received over 84,000 views in roughly 11 year (seen below, left). Top top December 8th, 2009, YouTuber<7> Naturesshadow uploaded another example utilizing the title "At very first i was favor :|) then ns was favor :