I Pledge to Work For Free

I Pledge to Work For Free

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I Pledge to Work for Free is a copypasta image macro in which people pair a tweet about armed guards in schools with humorous pictures of those who would be serving as the guard.

Origin

On February 23rd, 2018, in a since-deleted tweet (shown below),[1] Twitter user @CarlosCruz2016 responded to a tweet by Jack Posobiec about gun control with a picture of a man in a tactical uniform. He captioned the photo, "I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any school to help secure the children. I am a 29 year retired veteran, Infantry Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Ranger with combat experience. I have a conceal carry, Primary and Alternate side arms, an AR-15, and all necessary tactical gear." Before deleting, the tweet received more than 400 retweets and 490 likes.


ProudAmericanSoldier @CarlosCruz2016 Replying to @JackPosobiec @lerae4428 I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any school to help secure the children. I am a 29 year retired veteran, Infantry Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Ranger with combat experience. I have a conceal carry, Primary and Alternate side arms, an AR-15, and all necessary tactical gear. ,쎄

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Several days later on February 26th, Twitter[2] user @KrangTNelson shared the tweet with the caption, "hey check out this totally normal person u would definitely want hanging out with ur children." The post (shown below, left) received more than 2,500 retweets and 10,000 likes in 24 hours.

Over the next few hours, more people posted variations, replacing the image found on @CarlosCruz2016's initial tweet. Twitter[3] user @pixelatedboat tweeted the caption with a picture of the cartoon character Garfield wearing a camouflage helmet and boots. The post (shown below, center) received more than 190 retweets and 1,500 likes in 24 hours. Later that day, @KrangTNelson tweeted[4] a variation of his own, captioning a picture from the television series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The post (shown below, right) received more than 1,600 retweets and 7,300 likes in 24 hours.

Several media outlets covered the tweet, including BuzzFeed, [5] Inverse,[6] Mediaite[7] and more.


KT NELSON CORL AC KrangTNelson hey check out this totally normal person u would definitely want hanging out with ur children ProudAmericanSoldier @CarlosCruz2016 Replying to @JackPosobiec and @lerae4428 IPLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any school to help secure the children. I am a 29 year retired veteran, Infantry Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Ranger with combat experience. I have a conceal carry, Primary and Alternate side arms, an AR-15, and all necessary tactical gear. pixelated boat [ASMR] binaural -4 hours- @pixelatedboat I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any school to help secure the children. T am a 29 year retired veteran, Infantry Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Ranger with combat experience. I have a conceal carry, Primary and Alternate side arms, an AR-15, and all necessary tactical gear. KT NELSON @KrangTNelson I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any school to help secure the children. I am a retired veteran, 29 years of service, Infantry Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Ranger with combat experience. I have a conceal carry Primary and Alternate side arms, an AR-15, and all necessary tactical gear.

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I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any school to help secure the children. I am a 29 year retired veteran, Infantry Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Ranger with combat experience. I have a conceal carry, Primary and Alternate side arms, an AR-15, and all necessary tactical gear. FreakingNews.com I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any jedi temple to help secure the younglings. I am an expert chosen one who owns the force. Graduated from Sheev Palpatine's School for Not Killing Children at 22. I have the basic lightsaber and robe needed. I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any scholarium to help secure the children. I am a veteran, 209 years of service, First Company of the Emperor's I Legion of Space Marines with combat experience. I have a tactical dreadnought suit, assault cannon, a power fist, and krak grenades
I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any school to help secure the children. I am a baby with combat experience. I have a hookah, 22 years old, and my from is Santo Domingo. I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any school to help secure the children. I am a Rank A Samurai who has studied the art of the blade for 10 years. I am able to teleport short distances and my speed and skill is top tier in the world I PLEDGE TO WORK FOR FREE for any school to help secure the children. I am a 29 year retired veteran, Infantry Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Ranger with combat experience. I have a conceal carry, Primary and Alternate side arms, an AR-15, and all necessary tactical gear. TM

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