Captioned Stock Photos

Captioned Stock Photos

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Updated Nov 29, 2017 at 06:43AM EST by Y F.

Added Jul 29, 2014 at 10:41AM EDT by Don.

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Captioned Stock Photos, also known as You Don't Surf, are a series of stock photographs with captions depicting vulgar dialogue between the subjects, bearing many similarities to interior monologue captioning.

Origin

On June 22nd, 2013, Redditor nl13 submitted a stock photo of an old man and a young boy titled "Fun Times with Gramps," with a caption of the man chastising the boy for wearing a T-shirt with the word "Surf" written on it (shown below). Prior to being archived, the post gained over 1,800 votes on the /r/funny[1] subreddit (86% upvoted).


The original Fun Times With Gramps in which he does not like the kids shirt

Spread

On October 31st, 2013, the /r/youdontsurf[2] subreddit was launched for captioned stock photo submissions, gathering upwards of 63,000 subscribers in 10 months. On February 5th, 2014, Redditor ScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZn submitted a captioned stock photo of a family titled "You're such a fucking professional" to /r/youdontsurf, which received more than 5,900 votes (96% upvoted) in five months (shown below, left). On March 8th, Redditor Lots456 submitted a picture of a young boy using a tin can telephone to tell a little girl to "send the nudes bitch" to the /r/funny[3] subreddit (shown below, right). In four months, the post accumulated over 2,200 votes (81% upvoted) and 50 comments. On July 28th, BuzzFeed highlighted 25 notable examples from the /r/youdontsurf subreddit.


interntal monologue of dad thinking how stupid his little girl looks wearing an apron stock photo of kids playing with can and wire and the boy is crassly asking for nudes

Notable Examples


girl complaining that if the family didn't eat a feast everyday they could afford to send her to college kid in the boss's chair turns down an offer from the secretary to play with her because he is focused on his runscape game father daughter photo and the daughter is in club penguin
stock photo of the pope holding a kid dressed as the pope with internal monologue caption with the pope clarifying that HE is the pope, not some little kid dad and son reading a book and kid makes a joke about dad not getting any from mom father and son talking about blood shot eyes

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