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Scumbag Parents

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Added by Don • Updated 10 days ago by Y F

Scumbag Parents
Category: Meme Status: Confirmed Year: 2011 Origin: Quickmeme Region:
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Tags: image macro, reddit, /r/adviceanimals, relatives, star_wolf, theacidrainman, mobious622,
Scumbag Parents

About

Scumbag Parents is an advice animal image macro series based on a stock photograph of a smiling couple and captions describing various hypocrisies and "white lies" that re commonly attributed to parenthood.

Origin

In August of 2011, a "Scumbag Parents" page was created on the image macro generator website Quickmeme.[6] The earliest featured instance was submitted on August 29th, which complained about parents demanding a room be cleaned for visiting relatives (shown below).


MAKES YOU CLEAN YOUR ROOM FOR RELATIVES COMING OVER NOBODY GOES NEAR ROOM

Spread

On November 30th, 2011, the Internet humor blog Pleated Jeans[4] ran an image compilation of notable examples from the Quickmeme page. On July 23rd, 2012, Redditor Star_Wolf posted an image macro to /r/AdviceAnimals[5]complaining about his parents entering his room without asking first (shown below, left), which received upwards of 7,900 up votes and 440 comments prior to archival. On April 5th, 2013, Redditor Arsestolemyname submitted another instance to /r/AdviceAnimals[1] mocking his parents' criticism of younger generations (shown below, right), gaining over 1,600 up votes and 320 comments before it was archived.


AGREESTOKNOCK ON YOUR BEDROOMDOOR BEFORE ENTERING KNOCKS, THEN OPENS DOOR ANYWAY BEFORE YOUCANRESPOND SAYS THIS GENERATION SFUCKED UP RAISED THIS GENERATION

On August 3rd, 2013, Redditor theacidrainman submitted an image macro deriding his parents' aversion toward his black girlfriend in an /r/AdviceAnimals[2] post titled “Honey, we’ll love you no matter what" (shown below), garnering more than 1,100 up votes and 100 comments. On August 15th, Redditor mobious622 submitted an image macro to /r/AdviceAnimals[3] denouncing his parents for lying to him about his childhood pet dog’s disappearance (shown below, right), garnering upwards of 10,700 up votes and 450 comments in the following two months.


YOUR GIRLFRIEND IS BLACK? YOU'RE DEAD TOUS livememe.com TELLS YOU YOUR PUPPY RAN AWAY LETS YOU LOOK FOR IT FOR MONTHS WHEN THEY ACTUALLY JUSTGAVEIT AWAY

Notable Examples


OHSWEETIE THAT'S THE MUSIC TRUCK HE DRIVES AROUNDTOPLAY MUSIC FOR THE KIDS.ISN'T THAT NICE?P TELLSVOU HOW THEY GOT THEIR OWN PLACEANDJOBS AFTER COLLEGE F---- UP ECONOMYSO YOUCANT. BLAMESTHE COMPUTER IF THERESA PROBLEM WITH YOU BLAMES YOUIFTHERE SA PROBLEM WITH THE COMPUTER DON'T D0 DRUGS THE DAY WITHOUT CAN'T GET THROUGHT CIGARETTES, ALCOHOL ANDIBUPROFEN EAVES BURGER KING COUPONS IN THE KITCHEN ALL EXPIRED YOUWEREN'T AN ACCIDENT BUT YOUWEREA MISTAKE

Search Interest

External References



Tags: image macro, reddit, /r/adviceanimals, relatives, star_wolf, theacidrainman, mobious622,


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