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The Eternal Worm Came Back For Connecticut

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Updated Apr 13, 2023 at 01:14PM EDT by Zach.

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About

The Eternal Worm Came Back For Connecticut refers to a series of memes based on an image by artist Trevor Henderson of a giant worm crawling over a highway captioned, "Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for connecticut๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ." The meme was posted to Instagram in July 2022 and is likely inspired by a track off Have A Nice Life's 'Deathconsciousness' titled, "A Quick One Before the Eternal Worm Devours Connecticut." The memes spread over the following years, inspiring redraws and further memes referring to the eternal worm and Connecticut.

Origin

On November 6th, 2019, artist @slimyswampghost (Trevor Henderson), known for his photoshops of unnerving images, posted an original piece of artwork depicting a shadowy worm-like creature leaping over a highway to Twitter,[1] garnering over 160 likes in four years (shown below).



On July 13th, 2022, a Redditor posted a meme to /r/okbuddyretard[2] using the image, writing a Snapchat style caption over it reading, "Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for connecticut๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ," garnering over 13,000 upvotes in nine months (shown below). This is the earliest known post of the meme.


Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for connecticut

Although it is unconfirmed, the caption is likely a reference to the Have A Nice Life song "A Quick One Before the Eternal Worm Devours Connecticut" (shown below).



Spread

The meme gained viral spread over the following years. On September 19th, 2022, Twitter[3] user @ConfusingImages reposted it, garnering over 193,000 likes in seven months. On September 25th, Instagram[4] user grandmas.butt posted it, garnering over 65,000 likes in the same span of time. On September 28th, Twitter[5] user @Cyberlord1109 posted an edit of the image replacing the worm with Wiglett, garnering over 2,600 likes in the same span of time (shown below).


Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for connecticut

On November 13th, iFunny[6] user YourFavoriteGuardian posted a redraw of the meme referencing the Hive Worm Gods from Destiny, garnering over 1,500 smiles in five months (shown below, left). That day, the Instagram[7] page destiny_thememe posted a meme using the image, garnering over 15,000 likes in the same span of time. On February 20th, 2023, Twitter[8] user @MARNlE_ posted a new redraw of the meme referencing Splatoon, garnering over 10,000 likes in a month (shown below, right).


Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for Mars Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for Splatsville

Various Examples


Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for connecticut Me, DM: Ok guys, this time I wanna go for a serious game where everyone really leans into the roleplay aspect and experiences their characters and weaves a story through them instead of just looting and shooting. Sound good? Players: Yep. 5 Sessions Later: Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for connecticut made with mematic Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for connecticut Destiny 2 base game: the Cabal are invading the Tower Curse of Osiris: the Vex is breaking time Warmind: @destiny_thememe Nahhhhh the eternal worm came back for Mars Who up having A Quick One Before the Eternal Worm Devours Connecticut S The Eternal Worm Connecticut

Search Interest

External References

[1] Twitter โ€“ slimyswampghost

[2] Reddit โ€“ okbuddyretard

[3] Twitter โ€“ ConfusingImages

[4] Instagram โ€“ grandmas.butt

[5] Twitter โ€“ Cyberlord1109

[6] iFunny โ€“ yourfavoriteguardian

[7] Instagram โ€“ destiny_thememe

[8] Twitter โ€“ MARNlE_

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