2011 is nearly over and the "best of" lists are already starting to be put together.

Here are the top 50 viral videos of 2011, all neatly edited together for your viewing pleasure.

It’s a long one, but there are some real gems in there - you'll probably recognise quite a few of them, so start the video, pause it (to allow it to completely buffer), go and make yourself a cup of coffee, and then come back and watch this. Just be careful not to spray said coffee over your screen.