Based and Redpilled

Based and Redpilled is a phrase combining the popular internet slang terms “based,” essentially the opposite of cringe, and “redpilled,” a term used to describe someone who has experienced an epiphany of an unpleasant truth of reality and can no longer see things the same way. The combined phrase is most often used to praise controversial people or opinions and is most frequently used on 4chan’s /pol/ board, both ironically and sincerely.

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