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What Does The FeelsGoodMan Emote Mean? – Origin & How To Use It

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

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

What Does The FeelsGoodMan Emote Mean?

The FeelsGoodMan emote is meant to convey happiness and good vibes. It is typically used when something good or positive happens on a stream.

FeelsGoodMan Emote

FeelsGoodMan Emote Origin

The FeelsGoodMan emote is based on Pepe the Frog, a cartoon created by Matt Furie in 2005. The FeelsGoodMan emote was originally uploaded to FFZ on June 14th, 2016 by Pauliii23 and then to BTTV on September 29th, 2020 by AnyAsleepOrca.

Although the FeelsGoodMan 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. FeelsGoodMan is truly just another spinoff of monkaS.

The FeelsGoodMan emote is closely related to the FeelsStrongMan, 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 FeelsGoodMan emote is currently used on over 41,000 Twitch channels between BTTV and FFZ combined. It is currently the 40th most used emote on FFZ.

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

How To Use The FeelsGoodMan Emote On Twitch

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

Make sure you type FeelsGoodMan 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. 

And one important thing I need to point out is that if a streamer is using this emote with BTTV you will need to type “Feelsgoodman” rather than “FeelsGoodMan” in order for the emote to work.

But don’t worry, most streamers who use this emote use it with FFZ and so “FeelsGoodMan” would be the most common way to type and use the emote in chat.

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 FeelsGoodMan Emote On Youtube

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

The FeelsGoodMan emote is best used when something good happens on stream. For example, if a streamer beats a difficult level in the game they are playing, the chat may spam this emote.

Why Is The FeelsGoodMan Emote Not Appearing In Chat?

Here are common reasons why the FeelsGoodMan 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 FeelsGoodMan emote enabled on their channel.
  4. The viewer is trying to use the emote on mobile.
  5. The person did not type “FeelsGoodMan” correctly.
  6. Twitch or Youtube banned the emote.

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

If you feel like you have checked off everything listed above, and the FeelsGoodMan 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 FeelsGoodMan?

To pronounce FeelsGoodMan you just say the words “feels”, “good” and “man” normally, but separatley. Feels-Good-Man.

The FeelsGoodMan emote is a great emote to have on a channel for anyone looking to promote good vibes and positivity on a stream.

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