Anki’s revolutionised my learning just as much as it’s frustrated me. A key tool in my active recall arsenal, I still love it though.
So much so that I’ve collected 22 of, what I feel, are the best anki memes floating around out there on the web.
I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Maye they’ll even make a welcome study break too!
Attributions where possible.
General Anki Memes
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Memes for those familiar with Anki and using it to learn languages, coding, math or whatever else…
1. Spaced repetition
How I feel on this blog sometimes. A broken record singing Anki’s praises all day long…
2. When you finally discover third party resources and anki
Seriously, it’s a game changer. Give it a try. Stick with it!
3. Big brain anki thinking
For when those reviews really start piling up.
4. Read before you install
But it’s a good kind of control. Promise.
5. Firehose squad
And if you don’t get the “firehose squad” reference, make sure you check out this article: 20 Funny Medical School Quotes.
We got you covered.
6. Tyrion ankister
Anki and wine. A very underappreciated combination.
But probably not the best for recall.
7. Yes, shared anki decks do be like crack
Did I mention using pre-made decks can help you save a ton of time making your own flashcards?
8. Anki is saviour!
Yes, with anki, you too, can feel like a study god.
9. So Long, Partner
Probably the sweetest sensation you can get, being an ankier.
10. Spreading the holy word of anki
Everything sounds better with ewoks.
11. That familiar feeling
This ones for the fans of the TV-show Seinfeld. But I guess the anxiety is something all of us anki bro’s face at one time or another…
12. Anki hotline bling
Learning by reading a book? That ain’t gonna cut it. Anki for the win.
13. When you finish your anki cards at 11:00 PM…
Another good reason for keeping up with reviews. I don’t say it in this post for nothing…
Related: How Many Med Students Use Anki (What Students Get Wrong About Anki)
14. When you take the weekend off from Anki and need to catch up on Monday
Another one along the same theme…
15. We’re just friends
Users of anki’s excellent heat-map add-on will enjoy this.
This one’s from r/ProgrammerHumor originally.
16. Me, proudly finishing my anki review
Another one for the heat-mappers.
17. Forcing myself to do anki in the summer…
The summer is long and there are lots of distractions.
Related: Is Med School Year Round?
Med School Anki Memes
The following memes will have more relevance if you’re specifically studying in med school.
18. MS1 students investing in 1000 anki cards a day be like
Yes, you really should think seriously about skipping med school lectures. Especially when you can sit at home and just do Anki.
Oh and if you’re struggling with anatomy, how about…
19. Oh noooooo my anki doesn’t have it
If it ain’t on a flashcard, did it ever really exist?
20. Anki pro tip
Adding memes to your actual Anki cards can make them even more memorable (and easier to recall).
This med student knows where it’s at.
Here’s another example…
21. Card + meme = genius
I bet you won’t forget what happens in rheumatic fever for a while…
22. We’re done…when I say we’re done
Users of the glory that is Anking med/zanki will know these feels…
Related: What Is The Best Anki Deck For Step 1?
Amazing Anki Memes: Final Thoughts
Enjoy these anki-related memes? Make sure you hang out in the respective Reddit communities for more meme goodness.
In the meantime maybe you want to check out more med-school related fun?
Check out the 40 Best Medical School Memes of 2020 (Awesome Med Student Jokes) for more!
Born and raised in the UK, Will went into medicine late (31) after a career in journalism. He’s into football (soccer), learned Spanish after 5 years in Spain, and has had his work published all over the web. Read more.