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Leaning Monkey with Red Pants

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Leaning Monkey with Red Pants is an image macro and exploitable meme template featuring a sad-looking monkey leaning against a wall with one hand, notably looking down while wearing a pair of red pants. The image is generally used to represent an introspective or sad thought and became a prominent meme template on Indian Twitter and Instagram during the early 2020s.


While the origin of the image of a monkey leaning against a wall retrospectively is currently unknown, the earliest known use of the meme is a December 23rd, 2021, tweet by @yourusualmedcop that translates to "It's very cold, man."[1] The post gathered over 170 likes in two years (seen below).

Zunaira @yourusualmedcop me after getting out of washroom each time Badi thand hai yaar 11:21 PM Dec 23, 2021 :


On February 4th, 2023, Twitter[2] user @Memeswalaladka posted a version of the meme to comment on being middle class, gathering 300 likes and 140 retweets in two months (seen below, left). On February 5th, Twitter[3] user @ijoooolly posted a version of the meme using the Dheere Dheere Samajh Aa Raha Hai phrasal template, gathering over 300 likes and 130 retweets in two months (seen below, right).

rozgar_CA @Memeswalaladka Dukh Dard peeda Arre yaar ek to middle class family se hu upar se shakal bhi achi nahi hai pta nahi mujhe shadi ke liye ladki kaise milegi... 11:57 PM. Feb 4, 2023 15.5K Views @memeswalaladka 140 Retweets 1 Quote 306 Likes 6 Bookmarks : Jolly @ijoooolly धीरे धीरे समझ आने लगा है की अपनी नाकामी छिपाने के लिए लोग सारा दोष किस्मत को ही क्यों देते है 1:17 AM • Feb 5, 2023 · 9,611 Views @ijoooolly 137 Retweets 2 Quotes 308 Likes 4 Bookmarks

On February 29th, 2023, Instagram[4] page @d0ge_cheems posted a version of the meme joking about the Hindi saying "Bandar kya jaane adrak ka swaad," which translates to, "What would a monkey know about the taste of ginger." The post gathered over 1,000 likes in two months (seen below, left). On February 23rd, Twitter[5] user @shivani_yaar posted a version of the meme that gathered over 700 likes on Twitter in two months (seen below, right).

Chai pine gaya tha, Chai wale ne puch liya "sir adrak wali banadu?" Dheere dheere samjh aaraha hai ki @shivani_yaar 0 Parents sirf reply kyu karte hai

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Akshaj Soni @akshaj_soni_ Yaar phir... @wtf_akshaj Lyf me ladiz logo ki kami Bahut dikkat hai bhai Ghar walo ne kuch banne ko kaha tha, mai unke uper bhoj ban gaya Soch raha hoon bhay @Remember2ndOct Aaj space main kya Natak karun? Badi dikkat hai Bhai Blanket dalo to garmi lagne lagti hai Hatao to thandi lagne lagti hai Aaj subah se hi mera dil bahut ghabra raha hai Sahi Bolta Hu Jab se mummy ne kaha hai ghar me koi bhi faltu chiz nahi rahegi सोच रहा हूँ @PahadiChaai अब सरकारी नौकरी की उम्मीद ही छोड़ दू

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External References

[1] Twitter – yourusualmedcop

[2] Twitter – Memeswalaladka

[3] Twitter – ijoooolly

[4]  Instagram – d0ge_cheems

[5] Twitter – shivani_yaar

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