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Condescending Wonka

Condescending Wonka / Creepy Wonka

About

Condescending Wonka is an advice animals image macro series. It features a screen capture of actor Gene Wilder in the 1971 musical Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with a caption that is patronizing and sarcastic.

Birth

The screen capture comes from the scene where Willy Wonka asks the children if they would like to see the new candy he is working on called “The Everlasting Gobstopper.” The image was introduced on the web in January 2011 through an instance of the You Must Be New Here reaction face.

The image quickly became associated with other captions, from which it become on of the advice animal series “Creepy Wonka”. The earlies known image macro was submitted to Quickmeme with the caption “Close the door / Iā€™ll show my my fudge packing unit” on March 2, 2011, which was then posted to the /r/ subreddit the same day. The /r/ post was marked for spam for breakingĀ  the “no comics/macros” rule.

The series was renamed “Condescending Wonka” in October 2011 after it was paired with the caption ” Oh, you just graduated? / you must know everything” in an instance submitted to Quickmeme. That image was posted to Reddit the same day and reached the front page of the /r/ pics subreddit prior to being marked as spam for breaking the “no comics/macros” rule as well.

 

 

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