SourPLS Emote Explained: What Does it Mean and How to Use it?

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SourPLS Emote Meaning

Just dance, gonna be okay, da da doo-doo-mmm, / Just dance, spin that record, babe, da da doo-doo-mmm, / Just dance, gonna be okay, d-d-d-dance, / Dance, dance, just, j-j-just dance…


Oh oh, dancing with myself / Oh oh, dancing with myself / Well, there’s nothing to lose and there’s nothing to prove / When I’m dancing with myself…or, with someone, as long as you are dancing to celebrate!

So, guys, can anyone here tell me – what does sourpls mean, or what is sourpls?

Sourpls emote is a frequently used emote in Twitch that serves one purpose only – to say that it’s finally a moment to pause and celebrate!

By dancing, of course!

You’ve just beaten a hard boss? Dance it out!

As you can see, sour pls is used to show feelings of excitement and happiness with the current turn of events. What you are saying with sourpls is “I’m so happy I could dance! And, don’t mind if I do!”

Still, the most thrilling fact behind sourpls meaning is that the feeling is so contagious that everybody’s gotta dance!

The Story Behind

Frequently misspelt as sourplz, this emote works only with the BTTV plugin (be wise, choose the option what allows you to view GIFs!). 

Being a GIF, in its essence, there were some issues with displaying twitch sourpls. As a consequence, it oft happens that it won’t work.

Furthermore, this reflects on its popularity that goes up and down.

Finally, as for the sourpls origin, the gif originates from a SourNotHardcore, Twitch Employee, YouTube video made in 2007. Officially, we know it as a GIF/emote from 2014, so we can say soupls is an old-school emote.

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