Well, this is devastating.
Our love affair with memes could be coming to an end later this month as the EU gets ready to vote on the EU Copyright Directive next week.
According to Newstalk, it aims to protect the intellectual property right of people who upload material to the internet, but it could mean a complete ban on memes.
For those not in the know, memes are little slices of cultural heaven where a picture, video or phrase is modified and shared throughout the internet.
And we're a little bit obsessed with them.
Here's a look at all the gems we could be losing if this article passes.
Any Father Ted Meme
But this one has to be our favourite
This is the meme that keeps on giving...
Any meme from The Simpsons
Endless possibilities with this one...
And probably the most used Gif ever
How will we ever convey such complex emotions again?