Bored guy
In mere weeks, a meme goes from ubiquity to inquity. 

The “What People Think I Do” meme has just started proliferating into countless Facebook feeds. But some people are already fed up.

The format is simple and endlessly variable. You take any kind of identifying marker—usually an occupation—and show six photos to illustrate how that marker is seen outside parties: one’s mother, boss, friends, etc.

The meme started at least two weeks ago, according to Know Your Meme. But as of late, it has gotten exceedingly specific. Recent examples are Powerlifter, Texas Christian University football player, Phone Store Sales Rep, Religious Studies Student, School Bus Driver, and Medical Transcriptionist.

Since at least Wednesday, redditors and others have started a backlash, using six photos and the accompanying captions to criticize the meme.

Photo via Imgur

Promoted Stories Powered by Sharethrough
Upstream
Kids' orchestra slays with Led Zeppelin xylophone covers
That rock and roll exists at all is a testament to artistic rebellion, and when it comes to turning convention on its head, the Louisville Leopard Percussionists are virtually without peers. Who else could translate the heavy metal stylings of Led Zeppelin into a xylophone-and-marimba opus?
memes
Designer behind that iconic '90s jazz cup pattern finally revealed
If you've ever gotten a fountain drink from a mall food court or at an amusement park, you probably recognize the design of two blue strokes wrapped around the cup—the wider strokes a lighter aqua blue, the skinnier ones a dark shade that borders on the side of purple.
The Latest From Daily Dot Video
Group

Pure, uncut internet. Straight to your inbox.

Thanks for subscribing to our newsletter!