We Get It, You Smoke Weed
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"We Get It, You Smoke Weed" is an expression used to mock those who outwardly identify themselves as stoners by sporting cannabis-patterned clothes and accessories. On Tumblr and Twitter, the phrase is usually prefaced by the remark “I hate people who dress like this…” and accompanied by various images of people or fictional characters dressed in green for ironic humor.
On June 7th, 2015, Twitter user @neptunecutie tweeted a photograph of Queen Elizabeth wearing a light green outfit with the caption "I hate people who dress like this… we get it, you smoke weed" (shown below). Within two months, the tweet gained over 21,400 favorites and 13,900 retweets.
On June 11th, Tumblr user communistbakery highlighted a picture of the Super Mario character Luigi with the caption "I hate people who dress like this… we get it you smoke weed" (shown below, left). In the next month, the post garnered upwards of 5,300 notes. The following day, Tumblr user trapjryt posted an image of the Sesame Street character Oscar the Grouch with the same caption (shown below, right).
On June 16th, the Meme Documentation blog published an explanation of the meme's recent popularity on Tumblr and Twitter. On June 20th, Twitter user @tbhjustlol tweeted a photograph of First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama with the caption "Like we get it, you smoke weed!" (shown below). On June 30th, 2015, BuzzFeed published a listicle titled "19 People Who Obviously Smoke Weed" with the description "OK, we get it…", highlighting photographs of various people wearing green clothing. According to the Twitter analytics site Topsy, the keywords "we get it you smoke weed" were tweeted over 10,200 times throughout June and July of 2015.
Derivative: "We Get It, You Vape"
 Twitter – @neptunecutie
 Tumblr – Meme Documentation
 Topsy – we get it you smoke weed
 Tumblr – communistbakery
 Twitter – @tbhjustlol
 BuzzFeed – 19 People Who Obviously Smoke Weed
 Twitter – Search Results for 'We Get It You Smoke Weed'
 Twitter – Search Results for 'We Get It You Vape'
 Reddit – Search Results for 'We Get It, You Smoke Weed'
 Reddit – What is the "We get it, you vape" joke all about?
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