Rolling Lemon

Rolling Lemon

Updated Jul 13, 2018 at 01:23PM EDT by Matt.

Added Jul 13, 2018 at 12:04PM EDT by Matt.

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Rolling Lemon is a viral video of a lemon rolling down the gutter of a suburban street. The video received numerous reactions online, where people described the video as inexplicably captivating.

Origin

On July 11th, 2018, Twitter [1] user @sakeriver tweeted a video of a large lemon rolling down the road. They captioned the video, "Today as I was walking home after my run I saw a large lemon rolling down the hill. It kept rolling for about a quarter mile. And now you can see it, too." Within two days, the post (shown below) received more than 87,000 retweets, 293,000 likes and 6.86 million views.




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Following the post, some online reacted positively to the video, describing it as engrossing. Twitter[2] user @darth tweeted, "no i am not going to sit here and watch a lemon roll down a wow where did the time go." The post (shown below, left) received more than 800 retweets and 4,700 likes in two days.

Throughout the day, more users shared the video and the sentiment.


no i am not going to sit here and watch a lemon roll down a wow where did the time go Mike Sakasegawa @sakeriver Today as I was walking home after my run I saw a large lemon rolling down the hil. It kept rolling for about a quarter mile. And now you can see it, too. Show this thread 1:50 This is like the lowest possible stakes version of the video where the snakes chase the lizard and I got weirdly invested in it Mike Sakasegawa @sakeriver Today as I was walking home after my run I saw a large lemon rolling down the hill. It kept rolling for about a quarter mile. And now you can see it, too. Show this thread 1:50 This video is an emotional rollercoaster Mike Sakasegawa @sakeriver Today as I was walking home after my run I saw a large lemon rolling down the hill. It kept rolling for about a quarter mile. And now you can see it, too. Show this thread 1:50

Several media outlets covered the popularity of the video, including The Daily Dot, [3] The Washington Post,[4] Today,[5] ABC,[6] Slate[7] and more.

On July 12th, Twitter[8] published a Moments page regarding the reaction to the video.

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