Turn 360 Degrees and Walk Away

Turn 360 Degrees and Walk Away is a troll catchphrase that’s often used as bait in online discussions where it is structured as a question-answer joke. The full joke introduces the question, “Why do they call it the Xbox 360?” with the answer “Because when you see it, you’ll turn 360 degrees and walk away.” The punchline is intentionally nonsensical because 360 degrees is a complete circle, meaning if you turn 360 degrees, you’ll end up facing the same direction as before. Coinciding with the release of the console, the meme was popularized in 2006 and frequently used until dying off around 2014 with the next-gen Xbox One.

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