Twitch Brings Online Emotes to Life at TwitchCon With ‘Museum of Emotes'

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Twitch has brought popular emotes to life at TwitchCon with "The Museum of Emotes."
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The "GivePLZ" emote (left) became popular when Twitch's "Dota 2" community begged game developer Valve to launch a special Halloween game mode. People use this emote when they want to request something from the streamer. On the right is the "TakeNRG" emote that people use to support streamers by giving them "energy" they need to succeed.
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The "GivePLZ" emote became popular when Twitch's "Dota 2" community begged game developer Valve to launch a special Halloween game mode. People use this emote when they want to request something from the streamer.
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The "twitchRaid" emote is used when a streamer sends their audience to another live channel, giving them opportunity to explore other communities on Twitch.
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"Jebaited" emote is used whenever someone is tricked or lured into a trap. The face of the emote is of CEO Gaming founder Alex Jebailey, hence the name "Jebaited."
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The "WutFace" emote is used when you're shocked or unpleasantly surprised. The face is of Alex Mendez, a popular e-sports commentator.
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The "Mount Rushmote" piece at the Museum of Emotes consists of four of the most popular emotes on Twitch. On the far left is "PogChamp," an emote used to hype up whatever's happening or when something unbelievable happens. Next is "Kappa," the face of sarcasm. It's used when you want to be ironic or wry. Next is "4Head," it's used when something really hilarious occurs on stream or you use it when you want to laugh to be polite. Last but not least is "Kreygasm." It's used when Twitch hat is pleased with something.
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The name of the "HeyGuys" emote explains itself. It's used to say hi or welcome.
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The name of the "HeyGuys" emote explains itself. It's used to say hi or welcome.
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The "SwiftRage" emote has been painted into art by artist Robert Gilliam. The emote is used to express rage or indicate uncontrollable excitement.
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The "NotLikeThis" emote, used to express sadness or a bad outcome, has been re-imagined as "The Scream" painting by artist Paul Chang.
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Meet "Frankerz." He's a dog that belonged to a Twitch employee Ernest Le. The recently deceased pooch is now memorialized as an emote and as this painting by Paul Chang.
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Twitch has put its emotes on screens for people to take selfies with at the Museum of Emotes.
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This emote is for anime lovers. The "VoHiYo" emote is used whenever there's anything involving Japanese cartoon animation. The actual emote is a cartoon version of a Taiwan Twitch employee, Mona "Volary" Hu.
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This is the artsy version ot the "SeemsGood" emote. The emote is the face of Twitch employee Paul Diamond with a thumb's up. It's used to say "thumb's up" or say "that went better than expected."
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This is "MrDestructoid." It's hte mascot of a gaming news site Destructoid. It's used when there's anything about robots, electronic music or just when there's a faulty microphone.
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The "PraiseIt" emote is of the Helix Fossil item from "Pokemon."
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