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What Do You Think He"s Listening To refers to a Girls vs. Boys exploitable meme format in which 2 woguys at the gym wonder what Yes Chad actually is listening to while lifting heavy weights, assuming its difficult rock. The last panel subverts expectations by revealing that Yes Chad is listening to a different genre. The meme was popularized in mid-2021 throughout a large variety of platdevelops.


Origin

On March 12th, 2021, artist JakeArmorSmith posted a two-panel reattracted Girls vs. Boys meme in which Trad Girl and also Doomer Girl wonder what "Yes Chad" is listening to while lifting barbells, assuming that it"s fatality metal or tough rock. The second panel reveals that Yes Chad actually is listening to monessential screams. The meme (displayed below) received over 4,000 views and 62 favorites on DeviantArt<1> and also 19 retweets and also over 100 likes on Twitter<2> in one month.

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On April 7th, 2021, Redditor<3> Sanjidclefaesstus9 posted the earliest uncovered edited variation of the meme in which the background of the second panel is reput via the cover arts of numerous JoJo"s Bizarre Adventure opening themes and also Ween"s album The Mollusk. The write-up obtained over 12,900 upvotes in /r/ShitPostCrusaders<3> in five days (presented below).

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Spread

In the following days, numerous viral edits of the picture were posted on Reddit and also Facebook, with customers replacing the background of the second panel via covers of assorted albums and also still imeras from music videos. For instance, on April 8th, 2021, Redditor<4> Mista-Chang posted an modify that got over 1,200 upvotes in the /r/ShitPostCrusaders subreddit in 4 days (presented listed below, left). On April 9th, the Facebook<5> meme page President Anime Memes made a post that garnered over 1,600 reactions and 350 shares in 3 days (displayed listed below, center). On the exact same day, Redditor Amripal posted a meme that got over 42,200 upvotes in /r/memes<6> in the exact same duration (shown listed below, right).

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In addition to photo versions, video versions of the meme were likewise made. For instance, on April 10th, 2021, iFunny<7> user hypothermia posted a Renai Circulation meme that got over 950 smiles in 3 days (displayed below).

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The format kept moderate popularity in mid-April 2021 via multiple versions posted, mostly on Reddit and Facebook.