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Plimbo


Added by Owen • Updated 8 months ago by Zach
Added by Owen • Updated 8 months ago by Zach

"Plimbo" original image with gradient background.
Category: Meme Status: Submission Year: 2021 Origin: Twitter Region:
Type: Character, Image Macro, Exploitable,
Tags: plimbo, twitter, dough boy, dough man, pizza, dough, pillsbury, golem, tumblr, reddit, facebook, exploitable, image macro,
"Plimbo" original image with gradient background.

Category: Meme Status: Submission Year: 2021 Origin: Twitter Region:
Type: Character, Image Macro, Exploitable,
Tags: plimbo, twitter, dough boy, dough man, pizza, dough, pillsbury, golem, tumblr, reddit, facebook, exploitable, image macro,

About

Plimbo refers to an image of a white pizza dough baby who was given the nickname after a viral tweet in August 2021. Although the name "Plimbo" was coined in 2021, the image of the doughboy has been circulating the internet since 2018.

Origin

Although the exact origin of the Plimbo image is unknown, the earliest known upload comes from Twitter[2] user @nickrznk, who posted the photo on July 20th, 2018, captioning it, "me rn" (shown below). The tweet gained over 120,000 likes in roughly three years.


miss diarrhea dupree williams @nickrznk me rn 11:13 PM · Jul 20, 2018 · Twitter for iPhone

Spread

The image of Plimbo then received viral spread in the following days with an Imgur[1] post by user GilderoyPoptart on July 22nd, 2018, under the title "How it feels when people make me hold their baby" (seen below). The image received over 171,000 views and 4,100 upvotes in roughly three years.



On July 22nd, 2018, the image was reposted to Reddit's /r/hmmm[3], receiving roughly 17,000 upvotes while drawing comparisons to Pixar's Bao and, of course, the Pillsbury Dough Boy. On July 23rd, 2018, the image would circulate Facebook. [5] On August 13th, 2018,[6] verified Twitter user @PadmaLakshmi would post the image with her own caption (shown below) and receive roughly 1,300 likes.


Padma Lakshmi @Padmalakshmi How I feel after eating all of the pasta across Italy for 2 weeks straight 10:47 AM · Aug 13, 2018 · Twitter for iPhone

On August 7th, 2021,[7] Twitter user @Banjocatt would post the image in a tweet (shown below), officially naming the doughboy, "Plimbo." The tweet gained a little over 80,000 likes over roughly four days.


top ten dark souls bossfights @Banjocatt guys will see a dude like this and go "yeah, that's plimbo"

Plimbo would go on to receive many mentions on Twitter in the days following, being remixed into other 2021 memes like Sigma Male. [8]

Various Examples


fiona apple neck tattoo @ChillStableGuy I'm going to cook Plimbo PLIMBO ALPHA 15 Signs You're a "Plimbo" Male (SUPER RARE) & Is it Better Than "ALPHA"? 134K views +1 8.9K 352 Share Save Report alpha m. SUBSCRIBE 6.31M subscribers i believe in PLIMBO SUPREMACY No one: Not a single soul: My body dysmorphia: you look like this jack @EuthanasiaArc look at that lean in. truly a plimga male

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