On New Year's Eve, a man named Zach Washburn decided to measure the year in the best way we know how. No, not in daylights, sunsets, or cups of coffee, but in memes. He made a calendar of all of the various memes that went viral across the internet in 2017, and let's be honest, we all appreciate the reminder.
But apparently this is not his first year undertaking such a herculean task. He did one for 2016:
As well as 2015:
Of course, people were extremely appreciative of his altruism:
And like any good internet celebrity, Zach responded:
Some were shocked by what they had missed:
And others had feels about what were their most important memes:
I think the most important one on the list has to be you making a playlist for your crush :')— ᴛʏʟᴇʀ ᴤʜᴏᴡᴇʀᴤ ♪ (@tylershowersss) January 1, 2018
The important moments they'd never forget:
And what we can't bring into 2018:
Zach explained to us how he compiles his list every year:
I keep a list in my notes the whole year! haha I’m turning next years into a book though— zwash (@ZachWashburn) January 1, 2018
And Bea laid down an incredible truth bomb for all of us:
Thank you Zach. You are an American hero.