Rony Rodriguez-Ramirez bio photo

Rony Rodriguez-Ramirez

Development Economics

Email Twitter LinkedIn   Scholar GitHub

While I was running a bit more than 5000 regressions in Stata, a friend of mine asked me what I usually do after running and exporting my regressions; well, I had the brilliant and useless idea of creating a command in Stata that mimics the face I make every time my code fails to run. By typing pikachu you will get the following:


This uses only the display command to make pikachu’s face. In order to install it, you will need to download the ado file from here and place it in (or create) your personal ado folder.

You can find the folder by typing personal in the command prompt.

And that’s it. Now, you have pikachu reacting to your failures.

In case you don’t know, the original meme is this one: Fig2