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Corn Day

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Added by Don • Updated 8 months ago by Y F
Added by Don • Updated 8 months ago by Y F

Corn Day
Category: Meme Status: Submission Year: 2018 Origin: Reddit Region:
Type: Image Macro, Photoshop,
Tags: reddit, me_irl, corn day, corn and milk, cornposting, prank, cautionverydank, kennyk11, arcofruin,
Corn Day

About

Corn Day refers to an annual Reddit "prank": event which first took place on July 1st, 2018, participants of which post memes about corn with the intention to confuse those unaware. In July 2019, the second annual Corn Day took place on Reddit.

Origin

On September 4th, 2017, Redditor CautionVeryDank submitted an image macro of a futuristic woman holding a corn cob with the caption "This meme is from the future. You don't get it yet" to /r/MemeEconomy[3] (shown below, left). On June 25th, 2018, Redditor Kennyk11 submitted an image macro featuring stock photos of corn cobs with the caption "On July 1st let's only upvote pictures of corn that way anyone who doesn't see this will be cornfused" (shown below). Over the next five months, the post received more than 29,700 points (86% upvoted) and 540 comments.



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Corn Day 2018

On July 1st, 2018, multiple memes about corn were posted in a variety of subreddits, including multiple posts in /r/me_irl, /r/dankmemes and /r/memes.


When you upload a Corn meme at 12:00am on July 1st The fastest Corn in the west Hello there General Cornobi Noen People sorting by new The rest of us
Corn Vessel, 1 july 2018, Italian, corn Corn hub EN Login Sign Up t Upload Search.. Upgrade PHOTOS & GIFS CATEGORIES MEET&F--- HOME VIDEOS LIVE SEX PREMIUM COMMUNITY - SPONSORED: Hottest Free Hardcorn Vids Remove Ads Corn hub GET POPPED NOW Corn hub Grow your corn BIGGER in just 2 weeks Corn hub LEARN HOW A-MAIZE-ING HARDCORE ACTION Ads By Traffic Junky Like O About Add to Share Download 22,184 VIEWS From: Cornhub 16 videos Subscribe 9,325 Load More Related Videos Funny and original memes HOB 03 751 K.OM 8621 This is brilliant. K.QM 8621 But I like this.

Corn and Milk

Corn and Milk is a photoshop meme and image macro series containing jokes about the vegetable corn and the drink milk. In July 2018, the memes were flooded on various subreddits as part of the 2018 Corn Day prank orchestrated by users on /r/me_irl.

On June 29th, 2018, Redditor tengo_unchained submitted a post asking "A glass of milk spills. How does each subreddit react?" to /r/AskReddit,[2] where it received more than 11,000 points (89% upvoted) and 4,100 comments over the next five months. In response to the post, Redditor ArcOfRuin commented "r/2meirl4meirl drowns themselves in the milk" to which PedantOfBagels replied "/r/me_irl memes it for the next 8 months" (shown below).



That day, Redditor -Badger2- submitted a Loss meme referencing spilled milk (shown below, left). On July 1st, Redditor mistermagicht submitted a picture of a can of Corn Milk along with the caption "When r/me_irl is upvoting memes about either corn or milk and you want to jump on the karma train" (shown below). Over the next five months, the post garnered upwards of 12,300 points (95% upvoted) and



That day, CollegeHumor[1] published an article about the corn and milk memes. On July 2nd, Redditor TheTurtleMilk21 submitted an image macro of a giant with a corn cob head text to a creature with a glass of milk head to /r/me_irl (shown below).



On September 16th, 2018, Redditor graceamazing12 submitted a Loss edit featuring a corn cob and glass of milk (shown below). Over the next three months, the post gained over 3,600 points (93% upvoted) and 80 comments on /r/PewdiepieSubmissions.[4]


My mom will be all like "what are you laughing at on your phone" but how am I supposed to explain to her why this is funny

Corn Day 2019

In the week before July 1st, 2019, multiple reposts of the original June 25th, 2018, prank-plotting post by Kennyk11 were made in various subreddits, including /r/memes[5] and /r/me_irl.[6]

On July 1st, multiple posts about corn appeared in /r/dankmemes,[7] /r/me_irl,[8] /r/PewdiepieSubmissions[9] and other subreddits, including reposts of notable submissions from last year (examples shown below).


CORN Corn: tuind Corm? Americans You get used to it. Europeans who just woke up This meme is from the future You don't get it yet rightnou
When you buy individual corn cobbs instead of a pack and save $5.56: 560 .286 0 63 D.9% 0.12% 2.286 .156 0287 WAStonks AOM 0.1204 0.234 0.1902 N/A 02 213 Corn time me and the boys posting corn to get upvotes

Search Interest

External References

[1] CollegeHumor – Reddit was flooded with corn and milk memes

[2] Reddit – /r/AskReddit

[3] Reddit – /r/MemeEconomy

[4] Reddit – /r/PewDiePieSubmissions

[5] Reddit – SPREAD THE NEWS

[6] Reddit – Tsopeeeer

[7] Reddit – The future is now boys.

[8] Reddit – me🌽irl

[9] Reddit – Corn



Tags: reddit, me_irl, corn day, corn and milk, cornposting, prank, cautionverydank, kennyk11, arcofruin,


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