Alignment is an offshoot of the Demotivators meme. An Alignment picture consists of the following:
- A picture of a real or fictional person
- A main caption stating their alignment from the Dungeons & Dragons rules; to wit, Lawful Good, Lawful Neutral, Lawful Evil, Neutral Good, True Neutral, Neutral Evil, Chaotic Good, Chaotic Neutral or Chaotic Evil.
- A pithy subcaption putting forth your reasoning like a gentleman.
The average Alignment thread on /b/ runs as follows:
STEP 1: A few funny pictures of Jack Nicholson. STEP 2: The same goddamn pictures of Pope Benedict and House. STEP 3: Thread implodes because nobody can agree on Batman's alignment.
The sheer amount of faggotry piling up around this sequence has led many to proclaim "Batman" to be an alignment in itself, with such subcategories as Lawful Batman, Chaotic Batman and Batman Batman.
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