Speech 100

Meaning

What does Speech 100 mean?

Speech 100 refers to one of the most popular branches of the famous Skyrim Skill Tree meme series, which includes Sneak 100 as well as the variation Wholesome 100.

Online, the image macro series is used to comment on a certain ability of individuals, thus “Speech 100” is mostly used as a reaction image macro to stories and posts about people with unparalleled skills in persuasion.

Origin

What's the origin of Speech 100?

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was released in the United States on November 11th, 2011.

The roleplaying game features skill trees, which a player may level up to a level of 100 each.

It is from here, that the image macros and the edits are originating from, with the earliest meme having been shared on the r/dankmemes subreddit by u/Autistic_Spinning on June 18th, 2017.

Spread & Usage

How did Speech 100 spread?

In the following years, “Speech 100” as well as various other Skyrim Skill Tree memes following the same template became popular on numerous subreddits, as well as 9GAG, Twitter and Instagram.

“Speech 100” was first defined on Urban Dictionary on December 21st, 2017.

In 2019, the meme series even spawned various edits, with non-existing Skyrim skills, like Wholesome 100.

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