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uncle philTMND sites first began appearing after the original site was created by the user dasmoose on Jan 13th, 2008. uncle philTMND sites are based off of the sitcom character Phillip Banks. Although some claim that the fad was a forced effort by some parties, its popularity caught on instantly. Keaton made the awesome watermark, LOL and ROFL.
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Reasons for uncle philTMND's success: Versatility: While many fads are often tied down by one song or image, users have found numerous ways to encorporate Phillip Banks and mashed potatoes into unique YTMNDs.
Charm: Let's face it, Phillip Banks was one of the most charming and likable sitcom characters of the ninetees. If Phillip's big bald head and warm smile doesn't cheer you up, I don't know what will.