The phrase is usually paired with an image of John Rico.
Starship Troopers premiered in the United States on November 4th, 1997, establishing a major position as a pop culture film.
The predecessor of the meme can be found in the Would You Like To Know More skit, which was first uploaded to YouTube on September 8th, 2012.
“Desire to know more intensifies” started emerging online in early 2014, as GIFs and reaction image macros started appearing on sites like, 9GAG, Giphy and Tenor.
In the following years, “Desire to know more intensifies” became a well-known meme, appearing on various Reddit threads, as well as Imgur, 9GAG and me.me.
A voiced version of the meme was uploaded to YouTube by Isaak Wells on May 20th, 2016.
- Reddit – r/dankmemes