Connor Pushes the Circle
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Connor Pushes the Circle refers to a series macros that caption and photoshop an image of Bryan Dechart, the motion-capture actor who portrays Connor in the video game Detroit: Become Human, using a large, wall-mounted Playstation controller. Online, people caption the photograph with a key, describing what each button on the controller selects.
On June 6th, 2018, the Thai video game website online-station.net published a series of screen captures from a Twitch live-stream of Detroit-actor Bryan Dechart using the controller (shown below, left) from a May 21st interactive event.
That day, Twitter  user @PTHx4x4 posted the images on the site. The post (shown below, right) received more than 1,100 retweets and 1,300 likes in two months.
One of the earliest meme using the image was posted by Russian social media site VK user MDK  on June 23rd. That day, they posted an Russia-language version of the image, labeling the buttons various things. The post (shown below) received more than 15,000 likes and 693 views in two months.
Days later, on June 26th, an anonymous 9GAG  user posted an language variation, photoshopping the image to reflect The Witcher television and video game series. The post (shown below, left) received more than 10,000 points likes in one months.
On July 31st, Instagram user @mgs.v2 posted an English-language variation in which the options are "start a family," "find a prestigious job," "be happy" and "die." The post (shown below, center) received more than 1,000 likes in less than one month.
That day, the blog Smotri published a report about the meme.
On August 17th, Redditor  skrt99 posted a variation of the meme, changing the final option to "spend my life trying to get worthless orange arrows on the internet," referring to Reddit upvotes. The post (shown below, right), which was shared in the /r/dankmemes subreddit, received more than 37,000 points (90% upvoted) and 300 comments in less than 24 hours.
 Online-station.net – I'm a con! Detroit: Become Human with Connor, the real voice!
 Twitter – @PTHx4x4's Tweet
 VK – @MDK's Post
 Instagram – Gwent is life
 Instagram – @mgs.v2's Post
 Reddit – that mf orange arrow
 Smotri – Коннор нажимает на кружок -- Smotri
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