It's what you do things for.
Why post a giant image of 50 Hitlers?
I did it for the lulz
by Another Anonymous March 18, 2007
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Lulz is awesome. Lulz is way better than lol. Lulz is a synonym for Schadenfreude and means "lol derived from other's suffering".
Osama, on WTC: I did it for teh lulz!
by TehCezar December 17, 2009
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1. A corruption of 'lol' or a purpose misspelling of 'lol'.

2. An idiotic excuse to do ANYTHING offensive or disturbing (and as such, funny) used mostly by Chantards (4chan, IIchan, etc.) Gaiafags, or any usual member of Encyclopedia Dramatica.

3. Something funny that is caused at the expensive of others.
Gaiafag: WTF?! A burning cat! Oh God, why?!
Troll: i didz it for da lulz

/b/tard: dude whyd u cum on ur sisters face and then post pics?
/b/tard(2): i did it for da lulz

by person over there March 11, 2008
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Phil Shuman used this term in a poorly executed last minute piece that was thrown together. It shows his complete lack of ability to perform proper investigative reporting. Many LULZ were generated from this attempt.
"LULZ is a corruption of L O L, which stands for Laugh Out Loud." --Phil Shuman, Fox News
by XgizmoX July 30, 2007
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"Why did you set all those blind people on fire?"
"I did it for the lulz."
by Sean O. April 15, 2007
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News man: Why did you blow up the world trade centers?

Osama: I did it for the lulz.
by HamSammy November 13, 2009
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