Surprised Joji

Surprised Joji

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Updated Apr 19, 2019 at 06:20PM EDT by 3kole5.

Added Apr 19, 2019 at 01:58PM EDT by Matt.

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Surprised Joji is a reaction image macros series of YouTuber and musician George Miller aka Filthy Frank looking directly at the camera and making a surprised expression.


The earliest known usage of the image set was posted by Tumblr [1] user thebois on September 14th, 2017. They captioned the image "The first guy who beat his meat must've been like…" The post received more than 7,600 reactions in two years (shown below).

The first guy who beat his meat must've been like...


Later that year, Instagram [2] user @grapejuiceboys posted the image and received more than 13,000 likes in less than two years.

A little over a year later, Redditor [3] omarys248 edited the meme for the /r/trebuchetmemes subreddit. The post received more than 12,000 points (92% upvoted) and 100 comments in less than one year (shown below, left).

On February 18th, 2019, Redditor[4] ArtyxMajor posted a version of the meme in the /r/me_irl subreddit, editing the text to read "The first organism to gain sentience must've been like." The post received more than 28,000 points (91% upvoted) and 230 comments in two months (shown below, center).

Several months later, on April 18th, Redditor[5] posted a version that referenced the Ant-Man Will Defeat Thanos by Crawling Up His Butt and Expanding and the Avengers: Endgame footage leak. The post received more than 78,000 points (91% upvoted) and 490 comments in 24 hours (shown below, right).

The first guy who used a trebuchet must've been like The first must've been like... organism to gain sentience Me when I realised that we stoped seeing ant man crawling up Thanos's ass memes after people started banning spoilers for Endgame

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Edgy kid: im gonna kms actually does Chumanitygone When the smartest person in the class drops a mark on a test The first youtube beauty guru to discover royalty free ukulele music must've been like...
The first guy to touch fire be like Ah, that's hot me_irl: the queen of england will die january 5th queen of england:actually dies* me irl "Penta kill" "Quadra kill" Triple kill" Canadianbard | if

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[1] Tumblr – thebois' Post

[2] Instagram – @grapejuiceboys' Post

[3] Reddit – /r/trebuchetmemes

[4] Reddit – /r/me_irl

[5] Reddit – /r/dankmemes

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