When Your Teacher Thinks You're Studying
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When Your Teacher Thinks You're Studying is an image macro series featuring photographs of food hidden behind school supplies in order to be covertly consumed during class. The pictures are accompanied by variations of the phrasal template "When your teacher thinks you're studying but you're really eating X."
On March 3rd, 2014, the @RelatableQuote Twitter feed posted a photograph of spaghetti noodles and sauce hidden inside a book with the tweet "when the teacher thinks ur studying but really you're eating spaghetti" (shown below). Over the next two years, the tweet gathered upwards of 5,700 favorites and 4,600 retweets.
In the coming days, the joke was reposted by other Twitter feeds, including @antijokeapple and @AntiJokeTyrone. On March 5th, the spaghetti photograph was reuploaded to Imgur. On October 22nd, Redditor itsali3 posted the photograph to /r/funny, where it gathered upwards of 3,200 votes (78% upvoted) and 110 comments prior to being archived. On January 20th, 2015, the @YaBoyDaquan Twitter feed posted photographs of a student eating chips and salsa hidden behind a notebook with the caption "When your teacher thinks you're studying but you actually having a fiesta" (shown below).
On March 9th, the Internet humor blog No Way Girl published a compilation of notable "When your teacher thinks you're studying" examples. On March 20th, 2015, Viner Jett Beere posted a video of a student eating a sandwich out of a folder in class with the caption "When the teacher thinks you're studying but you're really eating a sandwich" (shown below).
On May 4th, the @FactsOfSchool Twitter feed posted several photographs of a student covertly making miniature waffles at his desk with the caption "When the teacher thinks you're doing work but you're actually making pancakes" (shown below). Within three months, the tweet garnered more than 3,200 favorites and 2,700 retweets.
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 Reddit – When your teacher thinks you're studying but really…
 NoWayGirl – When Your Teacher Thinks You’re Studying
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 Imgur – When the teacher thinks your studying but your really eating spaghetti
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Aug 31, 2015 at 06:42PM EDT
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