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What Does FeelsStrongMan Mean? – Origin & How To Use It

If you have been in a Twitch stream you may have seen or heard people say “FeelsStrongMan”. But what does this mean? 

In this article I go over the meaning of “FeelsStrongMan”, the origin, and how you can use this emote on Twitch and Youtube as a viewer and as a streamer. 

What Does FeelsStrongMan Mean On Twitch?

The FeelsStrongMan emote is used to convey pride for something that has happened on stream. The tears on the emote are not tears of sadness, but rather tears of joy because of how proud you are of something that happened on stream.

Some might say that you are so proud that you can’t fight back the tears, but yet you are trying to stay strong for the stream.

FeelsStrongMan Emote

FeelsStrongMan Emote Origin

The FeelsStrongMan emote is based on Pepe the Frog, a cartoon created by Matt Furie in 2005. The FeelsStrongMan emote was originally uploaded to FFZ on November 9th, 2015 by Lukas_Wergutz and then to BTTV on April 21st, 2017 by justmaple.

Although the FeelsStrongMan emote is based on Pepe the Frog, the real idea for the emote itself came from the monkaS  emote. The monkaSemote was originally used on 4chan in 2011, and has since grown into one of the most popular emotes/memes on the internet.

In fact, the monkaS emote has inspired other great emotes such as monkaWmonkaH, and monkaEyes. FeelsStrongMan is truly just another spinoff of monkaS.

If you look at the FeelsStrongMan emote you will also notice that it is similar to the PepeHands emote; however, they mean different things.

The PepeHands emote is used to express sorrow or sadness, whereas the FeelsStrongMan emote is used to express tears of joy.

Also, the FeelsStrongMan emote is closely related to the FeelsBadMan, FeelsSadMan, and other emotes that begin in “Feels” and end in “Man”.

These emotes are often used to express emotion in a stream and the various emotes make it easier to express a variety of emotions.

The FeelsStrongMan emote is currently used on over 50,000 Twitch channels between BTTV and FFZ combined. It is currently the 35th most used emote on FFZ.

The FeelsStrongMan Emote is much more popular on FFZ than it is on BTTV.

How To Use The FeelsStrongMan Emote On Twitch?

  1. Add the FFZ or the BTTV Google extensions to your Twitch account.
  2. Make sure the streamer has the FeelsStrongMan emote enabled on their channel.
  3. Type “FeelsStrongMan” in the streamer’s Twitch chat (without the quotation marks) and send the message.
  4. The FeelsStrongMan emote will now appear in the stream’s chat. 

Make sure you type FeelsStrongMan exactly as it appears with the correct spelling and capitalization. If you don’t, it won’t work. Also, a streamer must have the emote enabled on either BTTV or FFZ in order for it to work. 

Another cool thing is that if you are on PC, you can just click the little emoji button and select which emote you want to send in Twitch chat.

Twitch Emote Button

If you need more help I wrote an entire article about adding BTTV emotes to your Twitch account and adding FFZ to your Twitch account. These guides are helpful for both streamers and viewers. 

How To Use The FeelsStrongMan Emote On Youtube?

  1. Add the BTTV Google extension to your Youtube account.
  2. Make sure the streamer has the FeelsStrongMan emote enabled on their channel.
  3. Type “FeelsStrongMan” in the streamer’s chat (without the quotation marks) and send the message.
  4. The FeelsStrongMan emote will now appear in the stream’s chat. 

If you need more help I wrote an entire article about adding BTTV emotes to your Youtube account. This guide will help regardless if you are a streamer or a viewer. 

Unfortunately, FFZ and Youtube Gaming are not currently compatible and so you will only be able to use this emote on Youtube with the BTTV extension. 

When To Use The FeelsStrongMan Emote?

The FeelsStrongMan emote is best used in situations where viewers are proud of their streamer or where something bittersweet is happening on stream. For example, if a big streamer gifts a bunch of subs to a smaller streamer, the chat may spam this emote to show how proud they are.

This emotes works for bittersweet moments as well. For example, if a streamer is grinding a game, and they finally beat the game, then chat may use this emote while the credits are playing to show they are happy they beat the game, but sad that the experience is over.

Why Is The FeelsStrongMan Emote Not Appearing In Chat?

Here are common reasons why the FeelsStrongMan emote may not be appearing in chat:

  1. The viewer trying to use the emote does not have the BTTV or FFZ extension.
  2. The streamer does not have the BTTV or FFZ extension.
  3. The streamer does not have the FeelsStrongMan emote enabled on their channel.
  4. The viewer is trying to use the emote on mobile.
  5. The person did not type “FeelsStrongMan” correctly.
  6. Twitch or Youtube banned the emote.

The reasons listed above are the most common reasons why the FeelsStrongMan emote won’t work in chat. 

If you feel like you have checked off everything listed above, and the FeelsStrongMan emote still won’t work for you, then check out my article here where I go into more detail as to why your emotes may not be working and how to fix it. 

How To Pronounce FeelsStrongMan?

To pronounce FeelsStrongMan you just say the words “feels”, “strong” and “man” normally, but separatley. Feels-Strong-Man.

Is The FeelsStrongMan Emote Popular On Twitch?

The FeelsStrongMan emote is well-known, but it is not one of the more popular emotes on Twitch. Emotes such as FeelsSadMan or FeelsBadMan are much more popular.

With that being said, many users like to use emotes such as FeelsBadMan or FeelsSadMan because the meaning behind the emote is easy to figure out.

FeelsStrongMan is a cool emote and one that would be great to have if you will be streaming some heart-felt moments on your stream.

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