As people paid to read the Internet all day, (hard work! No, actually.) we can tell you definitively that Alignment Charts seem to be blowing up all over the place lately. Today alone we’ve seen The Big Lebowski, Alice in Wonderland, and Dr. Who take the Web by (missile) storm.
Here’s the thing: they’re not really a new meme. For those not familiar with them, alignment charts draw from classic Dungeons & Dragons, breaking characters down by two axes: Law-Chaos (lawful, neutral and chaotic) and Good-Evil (good, evil, and neutral). An alignment chart in meme terms, then, is a 3×3 grid comprised of nine characters from a given movie, game, or other pop culture happening.
In no particular order, here are ten of our favorite all-time alignment charts: (some language NSFW):
1. The Big Lebowski Alignment Chart (via Reddit):
2. Nintendo Alignment Chart (via Nakabeast’s DeviantART):
3. The Office Alignment Chart (via Reddit):
4. Team Fortress 2 Alignment Chart (via Rock Paper Shotgun):
5. U.S. President Alignment Chart (via Know Your Meme):
6. (Classic) Alice in Wonderland Alignment Chart (via Reddit):
7. Computer Geek Alignment Chart (via Soup.io):
8. Warhammer 40K Alignment Chart (via Sputnik127’s DeviantART):
9. Dr. Who Alignment Chart (via Metafilter):
And the geekiest of all, in our opinion:
10. Roleplaying Game Alignment Chart (via Know Your Meme)