What does ‘Copium’ mean in Twitch chat?

My Twitch account is popping off COPIUM

The COPIUM emote is one of many emotes available to Twitch users with BetterTTV (BTTV) extensions installed. It is also available through FrankerFaceZ (FFZ), as well as the 7TV extension. Users without the extension installed will only see the text in chat, and mobile users will have to have a third party app installed to see it. The emote represents a fake drug that is used to "cope" with various things. This is what Copium means and how to use it in Twitch chat.

What Copium means on Twitch

The COPIUM emote on Twitch is a multifaceted way of representing someone coping with something. It can be seen using one of several third-party extensions on the user's browser. like BTTV. This can be used with many different statements that pertain to a lot of stream content or just as a reaction to something someone says. Some examples include:

  • Reacting to a streamer saying they could have won
  • Saying someone is good at a game sarcastically - "You're great at this game COPIUM"
  • Using it after intentionally sad statements - "I'm single by choice COPIUM"
  • Repeating something that someone says with confidence and flipping it around - "I'm pretty good at Valorant COPIUM"

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What HOPIUM means on Twitch

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The HOPIUM emote is available on the same extensions as COPIUM. However, the meaning is slightly different. The emote is used to denote optimism and can't necessarily be used interchangeably with Copium. When using HOPIUM, users tend to place it after extremely optimistic sentiments. When used sarcastically, the emote is used in the same way, making it difficult to discern whether people are serious or merely joking.

What HYPERCOPIUM means on Twitch

There are several different versions of the hyper version of COPIUM that aren't as popular as the standard Copium emote. HYPERCOPIUM is mainly used to denote sarcasm or as a reaction to someone's statement. It can be used under the same circumstances as the standard Copium emote and usually follows several statements where Copium is already used.

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