Because memes, unlike gains, are forever.
As members of the r/wallstreetbets subreddit continued their ongoing battle with short selling hedge funds Wednesday, driving the price of GameStop (and theater chain AMC) even higher in the process, the rest of the internet did what it does best: made memes.
And oh, what glorious memes they are.
Seemingly all of Twitter united in celebration as it watched retail investors — i.e. normal people — lay waste, at least temporarily, to the professional Wall Street class.