Give Up Your Seat to Someone Carrying Something More Important

Give Up Your Seat to Someone Carrying Something More Important

Updated Jan 02, 2018 at 05:03PM EST by Matt.

Added Jan 02, 2018 at 04:23PM EST by Matt.

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Give Up Your Seat to Someone Carrying Something More Important is a series of exploitable images that encourages people on public transportation to pregnant riders. Online, people replace alter what's inside each of the characters' stomach for humorous or absurd effect.

Origin

On July 2nd, 2015, artist Shiyang He posted a series of advertisements for the "Stand Up For the Pregnant" campaign on the website Behance.[1] The images advertisements showed various pregnant women standing while someone sits in front of her. In addition, the artist shows the inside of both of their stomachs, revealing food in the seated rider's stomach and an unborn child in the pregnant woman's. Each of the three advertisements is captioned "Give up your seat to someone carrying something more important." Within two and a half years, the three ads (shown below) have been viewed more than 9,000 times and received more than 9000 upvotes.


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On January 1st, 2017, Shitpostbot 5000 [2] user AGAR32 posted a template for the meme, removing the image of the baby and allowing users to photoshop any image in its stead. The post (shown belwo) received a rating of 32 in less than one year.


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Seven months later, on July 10th, Instagram [3] @memes_supplier posted the image featuring the Dancing Hot Dog Snapchat Filter. The post (shown below, left) received more than 32,000 likes in less than six months.

The following month, on August 2nd, the Facebook [4] account HFRBiologyMemes posted a biology-themed varitation (shown below, center), receiving more than 450 reactions and one share.

On January 2nd, 2018, Redditor patanicsanic [5] posted a variation that featured Joseph Stalin in the /r/MemeEconomy subreddit. The post (shown below, right) received more than 60 points (88% upvoted) in 16 hours.


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