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

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

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

What Does The FeelsOkayMan Emote Mean?

The FeelsOkayMan emote usually means good or okay. It is often used as a response to a Twitch user who asks how you are doing. It can also be used when something bad happens on stream and the chat wants to convey that “Everything is okay.”

FeelsOkayMan Emote

But like most emotes, the true meaning of the emote will vary from person to person.

FeelsOkayMan Emote Origin

The FeelsOkayMan emote is based on Pepe the Frog, a cartoon created by Matt Furie in 2005. The FeelsOkayMan emote was originally uploaded to BTTV on October 16th, 2016 by Acidy_ and then to FFZ on December 5th, 2016 by nitrousgranola.

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

The FeelsOkayMan 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.

And as you can see in the FeelsOkayMan emote, Pepe’s facial expression is pretty ordinary and would be similar to someone who is feeling just okay.

The FeelsOkayMan emote is currently used on over 85,000 Twitch channels between BTTV and FFZ combined. It is currently the 19th most used emote on FFZ.

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

How To Use The FeelsOkayMan Emote On Twitch

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

Make sure you type FeelsOkayMan 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 Emoji 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 FeelsOkayMan Emote On Youtube

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

The FeelsOkayMan emote is best used a response to someone asking how you are doing, but it can also be used to inject some positivity into a stream if things are going badly. For example, if a streamer keeps losing on a certain level, their chat may spam this emote.

Why Is The FeelsOkayMan Emote Not Appearing In Chat?

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

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

If you feel like you have checked off everything listed above, and the FeelsBadMan 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 FeelsOkayMan

To pronounce FeelsOkaykMan you just say the words “feels”, “okay” and “man” normally, but separatley. Feels-Okay-Man.

The FeelsOkayMan emote is a fairly popular emote on Twitch and one that many Twitch users will recognize. It’s great for viewers to use when they are feeling just “okay”.

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