If you’ve seen the words “remove miner” spamming your TikTok comments, don’t worry — you’re not alone.
The phrase has started to crop up in comment sections across the app. But only the people in on the joke really know what it means. It turns out, “remove miner” was coined by gamers, and they’re pretty much just trolling.
What does “remove miner” mean on TikTok?
The phrase comes from the popular game app Clash Royale, a spin-off of Clash of Clans, where users create armies and battle them. Miners are a kind of soldier in the game, and people are calling to “remove” or “nerf” them from the game.
When you see “nerf miner” or “remove miner” in the TikTok comment section, it’s basically fans of the game trolling posts. It’s an inside joke for other fans and not really meant for anyone else to understand.
Clash Royale reacts to the meme
The official Clash Royale Twitter account posted a video about the meme.
“You can stop spamming us now,” the account said.
The video featured screenshots of all the “remove miner” memes, along with a montage of miners getting obliterated throughout the game. Despite the response from Clash Royale, you can still expect to see corny miner jokes in your TikTok comment section.
At the end of the day, it’s just some harmless fun between gamers.
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