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Fuck This Gay Earth”, sometimes abbreviated as "FTGE", is an expression used to convey resentment or disappointment towards the current state of humanity or with regards to a current situation. On the web, the catchphrase has been used as a popular caption for reaction images in a similar vein to the phrase "I don't want to live on this planet anymore".



The earliest known use of the phrase was posted by an Anonymous commenter complaining about the difficult of a "heat and mass transfer" exam in the blog S1DS on April 3rd, 2005.

"Just had my heat and mass transfer exam, got raped hard. Fuck this gay earth and cock sucking imperial university. Eat dick conduction in a sphere, fuck mass balances and transient shit. You can go fuck yourself you pieces of shit, motherfuckers, why don't you stick your mass and energy balances and all those fucking derivatives up you ass, eat dick chemical engineering."


On October 20th, 2009, the blog "This Gay Earth" was launched on Blogspot. On April 4th, 2010, an entry for the acronym "FTGE" was submitted to Urban Dictionary by user helpfulgoon. On July 6th, 2011, Deviantart user iLikeCoolStuffz uploaded a webcomic titled "Fuck this gay earth," featuring an anime fan fantasizing about the thoughts of a woman across from him in public.


On November 15th, a Facebook page titled "Fuck This Gay Earth" was created. On October 25th, 2012, YouTuber Triple-Q uploaded an animated GIF parody of the Universal Studios opening credit logo in which the name of the company is replaced with the words "Fuck This Gay Earth".


On June 20th, 2013, DeviantArtist iLikeCoolStuffz’ comic was submitted to /r/unexpected on Reddit, where it garnered upwards of 2,500 votes (87% upvoted) and 110 comments prior to being archived. On August 12th, Redditor carb0nxl posted an animated GIF of the cartoon character Winnie the Pooh floating into the air with the caption "Fuck This Gay Earth" to /r/reactiongifs, where it received more than 2,600 votes (90% upvoted) and 80 comments before it was archived.