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My Grandpa Was Such A Vibe

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My Grandpa Was Such A Vibe refers to a series of parody tweets in which Twitter users post edited, black-and-white photos of currently famous people with the caption "My Grandpa was such a vibe in the '40s."

Origin

On April 1st, 2021, Twitter user @awdummy[3] tweeted the You Know I Had To Do It To Em picture edited to be in black and white with the caption, "My grandpa was such a vibe in the 40s," gaining over 700 retweets and 6,500 likes (shown below).


tumn @awdummy my grandpa was such a vibe in the 1940s 12:57 AM 路 Apr 1, 2021 路 Twitter for iPhone

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Later on April 1st, Twitter user @ranchsqueezer[1] tweeted an edited, black-and-white still from Casey Frey's 'Get TF Out My Way' Video with the caption, "My Grandpa was such a vibe in the 40s," gaining over 71,000 retweets and 644,000 likes (shown below, left). @ranchsqueezer's tweet inspired others to create parodies of their own. Later on April 1st, Twitter user @saeeddicaprio[2] posted the joke with Walmart Yodel Boy, gaining over 38,000 retweets and 433,000 likes (shown below, right).


joel @ranchsquirter my grandpa was such a vibe in the 40s Hurt CoPain @SaeedDiCaprio my grandpa was such a vibe in the 40s 7:34 PM 路 Apr 1, 2021 路 Twitter for iPhone

Though the meme originated with popular meme pictures, it later became a fandom meme, as people posted more idols and popular singers with the caption. On April 3rd, user @crystalcmakeupp[4] posted a picture of Gerard Way from the music video for My Chemical Romance's "Ghost Of You," gaining over 5,000 retweets and 28,000 likes (shown below, left). On April 2nd, 2021, user @TSUNAMIMUSICx[5] posted the joke using pictures of Skrillex, gaining over 150 retweets and 1,300 likes (shown below, right).


crystal O @crystalcmakeupp ... my grandpa was such a vibe in the 40s 2:08 AM 路 Apr 3, 2021 路 Twitter for iPhone T~鈾 TSU NAMI *掳. *. ... @TSUNAMIMUSICX my grandpa was such a vibe in the 1940's 8:14 PM 路 Apr 2, 2021 路 Twitter for iPhone

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memory lane @bitchiwas999 ... my grandpa was such a vibe in the 40s 19 78 PARKERE HeeTERd 10:14 AM 路 Apr 3, 2021 路 Twitter for iPhone beep boop bop @zoopti my grandpa was such a vibe in the 40s ACK TIE 6:25 PM 路 Apr 3, 2021 路 Twitter for iPhone enyol @engxl ... just found this pic of my grandpa expanding his farmland to maximize profits and provide for his growing family. such a vibe (Conericot, Dominican Republic, 1963) anthony @ohmygodhedead ... Just found this picture of my great grandpa helping the church kids in the 40's. He was so nice, I miss him so much 5:53 PM 路 Apr 1, 2021 路 Twitter for iPhone kyle o @kyle_y27 ... my grandpa and his friends were such a vibe in highschool 1ST 1010 1:03 AM 路 Apr 6, 2021 路 Twitter for iPhone sheikh adalia bin sakura stan ... @sasukesfirstfan my grandpa was such a vibe in the 1940s @sugoi.uwo 8:14 PM 路 Apr 5, 2021 路 Twitter Web App

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External References

[1] Twitter 鈥 @ranchsquirter

[2] Twitter 鈥 @saeeddicaprio

[3] Twitter 鈥 awdummy

[4] Twitter 鈥 @crystalcmakeupp

[5] Twitter 鈥 tsunamimusicx

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