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[[File:543fed52268ede434320709d0755ed0f.gif|thumb|Epic Barrel Roll]]
   
<p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; padding-bottom: 6px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1.3em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 1.46em; "><span class="caps" style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; ">EPIC</span> Maneuver is a popular <span class="caps" style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; ">YTMND</span> meme dating back to July 2006, after a user named “airbornebryan” uploaded an animated gif of Geordie (''Star Trek: The Next Generation'') doing an overly dramatic roll to evade capture, accompanied by equally gravitating BG music--[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eTX-rjGcw8 “Ghost Love Score”] by the Finnish power-metal band Nightwish.</p>
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<pre style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; padding-bottom: 6px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1.3em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 1.46em; "><span class="caps" style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; ">EPIC</span> Maneuver is a popular <span class="caps" style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; ">YTMND</span> meme dating back to July 2006, after a user named “airbornebryan” uploaded an animated gif of Geordie (''Star Trek: The Next Generation'') doing an overly dramatic roll to evade capture, accompanied by equally gravitating BG music--[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eTX-rjGcw8 “Ghost Love Score”] by the Finnish power-metal band Nightwish.</pre>
   
<p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; padding-bottom: 6px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1.3em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 1.46em; ">A typical “epic maneuver” usually involves a short action footage that is deemed unnecessarily/comically theatrical, whilst the Nightwish song is played in the background to further emphasize the epic nature of maneuver.</p>
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<pre style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; padding-bottom: 6px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1.3em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 1.46em; ">A typical “epic maneuver” usually involves a short action footage that is deemed unnecessarily/comically theatrical, whilst the Nightwish song is played in the background to further emphasize the epic nature of maneuver.</pre>
   
 
The meme quickly caught on and became an instant classic within the <span class="caps" style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; ">YTMND</span> community, yielding hundreds of other “epic maneuver” derivatives. Today, epic maneuvers can still be found, although their popularity has largely dissipated.
 
The meme quickly caught on and became an instant classic within the <span class="caps" style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; ">YTMND</span> community, yielding hundreds of other “epic maneuver” derivatives. Today, epic maneuvers can still be found, although their popularity has largely dissipated.
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File:543fed52268ede434320709d0755ed0f.gif
<span class="caps" style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; ">EPIC</span> Maneuver is a popular <span class="caps" style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 1em; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; ">YTMND</span> meme dating back to July 2006, after a user named “airbornebryan” uploaded an animated gif of Geordie (''Star Trek: The Next Generation'') doing an overly dramatic roll to evade capture, accompanied by equally gravitating BG music--[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eTX-rjGcw8 “Ghost Love Score”] by the Finnish power-metal band Nightwish.
A typical “epic maneuver” usually involves a short action footage that is deemed unnecessarily/comically theatrical, whilst the Nightwish song is played in the background to further emphasize the epic nature of maneuver.

The meme quickly caught on and became an instant classic within the YTMND community, yielding hundreds of other “epic maneuver” derivatives. Today, epic maneuvers can still be found, although their popularity has largely dissipated.

P.S.: If someone would like to fix this one please go ahead

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