This is a list of the best examples of the Socially Awesome Awkward Penguin meme. It is a mash-up of two very different popular memes that have been around for awhile. The Socially Awkward Penguin meme is a picture of a penguin in blue running to the left and consists of comments that tend toward the negative. No matter what Socially Awkward Penguin does, he can never catch a break.
Socially Awesome Penguin is the complete opposite of Socially Awkward. This a picture of a penguin in red running to the right. Where Awkward can never do anything right, Socially Awesome penguin can do no wrong. Anything that he attempts ends in the best possible scenario.
When you mash them up, you get Socially Awesome Awkward Penguin. While both the memes by themselves are usually too extreme to be considered real, together they very much describe situations that happen to many unfortunate people. Something awesome happens that goes wrong very fast.