If you didn't make it yourself, it isn't OC. If it isnt OC, you have reposted

OC is not by default good. Just making OC doesn't give you a free pass to the hot page, and in fact many OC gets downvoted to oblivion. That being said, Downvoted with OC is still more honorable than hotpage with reposts.

Some OC is intentionally bad or unfunny, because the point is to be original, not smarm for upboats. One such example is a Chotckie post