So I Drew My Crush
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So I Drew My Crush refers to a series of portraits of an artist's love interest under the caption "so I drew my crush." These captions are frequently preceded by the phrase "I'm 14 and I decided to do something with my hormones," while the renderings are generally of fictional characters or someone unexpected.
The earliest iteration of the image macro appeared on September 3rd, 2014. That day, Tumblr user biteghost posted an illustration of the anime character Kurogane from Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle. Above the drawing (shown below), they added the caption, "Tonight was anime nostalgia night, so I drew my Original Husband. My very first crush. The First and Foremost. My ninja babe Kurogane from Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle." The post received more than 75 notes.
Three days later, on September 6th, Tumblr user heichouleo posted another crush drawing (shown below). They captioned their post, "So i wanted to ask my crush out in a cute way so i drew him this and sent it to him, it didn’t work but ayyyeee wouldn’t this be a hella cute way of asking someone out?" Their post received more than 120 notes.
On May 11th, 2017, Redditor Nuldra posted the most popular version of "so I drew my crush" to date in the subreddit /r/pics. The thread "I'm 14 and I decided to do something with my hormones, so I drew my crush" featured a portrait of a teenage girl. The post (shown below) received more than 50,700 points (62% upvoted) and 3,600 comments in the first 11 hours.
That day, Redditor turtlebait2 posted this question in the /r/OutOfTheLoop subreddit: "What is with all these 'I'm 14 and I decided to do something with my hormones so I drew my crush" posts?'" The post received more than 130 points (91% upvoted).
Users on Tumblr and Reddit began parodying Nuldra's post by uploading various, unexpected crushes under the same thread title (shown below).
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