pics or it didn't happen

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As if denying belief in a report of the event by demanding pictures thereof as proof.

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pics or it didn't happen

  1. (Internet, humorous) Used to request a picture of a reported event.
    • 2016, Jan E. Stets, Richard T. Serpe, New Directions in Identity Theory and Research, page 147:
      This normative expectation is perhaps best captured in the popular colloquial phrase: “Pics or it didn't happen.”
    • 2013, Jade C. Jamison, Quickies: Sexy Short Stories and Other Stuff, page 89:
      Pug Nose: “Oh, he will.”
      Pics or it didn't happen.”
  2. (Internet, humorous) Used to demand verifiable evidence for a statement.