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These Bill Nye Reaction GIFs Are Exactly What Your Forum Posts Needed

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Bill Nye, the internet’s sweetheart scientist, has decided to drum up awareness for The Planetary Society, a group of individuals who are focused on bringing space exploration to the fore once again. He’s doing so in a less traditional way. He’s created a set of reaction GIFs featuring none other than himself doing what he does best: being adorably amazing.

Have you ever needed to LOL at something and just felt you didn’t have the gravitas of a well-respected scientist and beloved former children’s TV show host? Here you go, friend!

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What about your birthday or Reddit cakeday? Do you have plans to celebrate with another friendly neighborhood scientist? No? Well…

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Oh, and here’s how I’m betting this post has made you react.

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The neatest thing about these GIFs is that Nye has encouraged everyone to remix, add, change, do whatever you want to these GIFs. Have fun! Hell, he’s even added a nice example in this amazing parody of the “Javert Waiting” meme.

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Check out the full album of reactions right here, and friends: if the comment thread on this post isn’t packed with reaction GIFs, I’m going to be disappointed. Very disappointed indeed.

(via The Daily Dot)

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