People Who Thank the Bus Driver

People Who Thank the Bus Driver

Updated Nov 12, 2019 at 06:32AM EST by Y F.

Added Jun 18, 2018 at 01:48PM EDT by Adam.

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People Who Thank the Bus Driver refers to a character depicted as the best of humanity in various meme templates, bearing many similarities to People Who Sort by New.


On June 16th, 2018, Redditor zenerations posted a joke to /r/dankmemes[1] featuring two coffins labeled "successful people" and "unsuccessful people" and a lavish Egyptian tomb labeled "People who say thanks to the bus driver when they get off." The post gained over 42,000 points (shown below).

Successful People Unsuccessful People People who say ee thanks to the bus driver when they get off


In the course of the next few hours, the post was reposted to /r/MemeEconomy[2] where it gained over 12,000 points and to /r/WholesomeMemes,[3] where it gained over 73 points. Other jokes with the character began appearing on /r/dankmemes. Some popular examples include a post by Dtyrell88 that gained over 11,000 points (shown below, left) and a post by PutinPie that gained over 11,000 points (shown below, right).

When the THOTS find out you say thank you to the bus driver What others see. (Potato chips) people who thank the bus driver see: What (Hyperbolic 2 yparaboloid) -CZ 2

The meme continued trending on /r/dankmemes the following day. Another popular post by Dtyrell88 gained over 4,000 points (shown below, left). Another by retarded_bandicoot gained over 1,200 points (shown below, right). A thread about the surge of the jokes gained over 3,600 points on /r/OutOfTheLoop.[4]

Picture of my local bus driver before and after telling him 'thank vou' When a girl finds out you sort by new, clap after the plane lands, and thank the bus driver

Fornite Update

On June 27th, 2018, Redditor ox232 submitted a post titled "[SUGGESTION] option to thank bus driver before jumping out of the battle bus" to /r/FortNiteBR,[6] where it received upwards of 11,300 points (89% upvoted) and 320 comments within three months. The following day, a petition titled "Add the ability to thank the bus driver before jumping out of the battle bus in Fortnite" was submitted to (shown below).[5] The petition has since been removed.

Add the ability to thank the bus driver before jumping out of the battle bus in fortnite 0 have signed. Let's get to 10,000! MATE CHEERS DRIVE First name Last name Kody Keddie started this petition to Epic Games Email Since I was just a boy I have always loved jumping out of the battle bus, but all this time l have felt something was missing. And that thing is the ability to thank the driver of the battle bus he or she is truly a great person and they provide us a great service, I think it is time we can truly appreciate thair service, don't you agree? Mountain View, 94043 United States Display my name and comment on this petition Sign this petition By signing, you accept's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, and agree to receive occasional emails about campaigns on You

On August 23rd, Fortnite released an update allowing players to "thank the bus driver" before parachuting out of the flying school bus by pressing down on the directional pad in-game (shown below).

Various Examples

ME PEOPLE WHO DON'T SAY THANK YOU' TO THE BUS DRIVERS I: Ayinfinite gratitude Us rive MB BARIANs TOTHEBUS DRIVER WHEnGHEN GED OFF he bus driver What normal people watch: P--- hub What guys Nothing. who thank because p--- the busdriver bus thanking watch: is beneath the overlords Ignoring the bus driver Saying "thank you" to the buss driver Saying "Thank you, noble bus driver, for your selfless act of driving me across the city to reach my destination. For your act of kindness, I am forever in your debt. May the lord bless you, and all the ones you love"

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External References

[1] Reddit – You're welcome x1,000,000,000,000

[2] Reddit – Should I Invest Everything?

[3] Reddit – /r/WholesomeMemes

[4] Reddit – /r/OutOfTheLoop

[5] Google Cache – Petition

[6] Reddit – /r/FortNiteBR

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Elf Monster
Elf Monster

Bus drivers have to endure:
-Loud People
-Coughing people that don't cover their mouths
-Crying babies
And now, there are criminals burning the buses (at least where i live).
Being bus driver is suffering


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