From Gangnam Style to the Sloppy Swish, Angelina Jolie leg thrusts to Chris Brown neck tattoos, and grumpy cats to photogenic peeps, 2012 was a great year for memes.

On this Christmas Day, THG looks back at 12 of the best photos, videos, trends and topics that captured the Internet's fascination (and creativity) over the past 12 months.

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President Barack Obama met with McKayla Maroney and other members of USA's Fierce Five Olympic gymnastics team - Kyla Ross, Jordyn Wieber, Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas - yesterday in the Oval Office.

But the Leader of the Free World was not impressed.

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Give McKayla Maroney a lot of credit.

The Olympic gymnast is showing a sense of humor about the Internet meme spoofing her hilariously smug, indifferent reaction to winning a mere silver - not gold - medal in individual vault competition last week.

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