there's usually nothing "epic" about it
annoying nerdyass kid 2: OMG you didnt pass in your homework on time EPIC FAIL
annoying nerdyass kid tres: im just gonna say everything is an epic fail because i am that cool
Boy 2: Epic----what?
Boy 1: You don't know what "Epic Fail" means, bro?
Boy 2: Being that the word "fail" isn't an adjective, I do now.
However, the phrase itself began to 'epically fail' when fourteen year old kids started spouting it at their parents.
4chanmemesaddict: so then this n00b was like "what's a meme?" and i was like "epic phail lul!"
gaiafaggot4life: LULZ ORLY?
In real life:
Dad: Now James, I want you to clean your room and stop watching those anime lesbian pornos
Little Jimmy: God Dad, you are so epic fail!
(failure so big no even light can escape it)
He points a gun in his head,
puts a gallow's rope on his neck and puts poison pill in his mouths and then jumps off the cliff...
Then following things happen:
He shots a gun but hits the rope,
the poison pill fails out of his mouths,
he falls into watter and swims to the coast then dies from Hypothermia...
NOTE:(this is example of almost Epic failure:)
2)to be like the titanic and sink your self on a ice berg you could have rammed in to and lived
3) throwing a diamond over the edge of a moving boat
4)ramming a car into the roof when all the spots are taken up by fellow cars