You know us millennials, we’re always checking in with each other. Gotta keep advocating for mental health, even when we’re living in a time where there’s no normal and no baseline and the notion of sanity is kind of laughable.
Maybe that’s why “Babe are you okay?” has become one of the defining memes of our era.
Take it away, people of Twitter.
15. Curry favor
What and why and what.
babe are you okay??? you’ve barely touched your sonic limited edition curry pic.twitter.com/UWLlQz6tWC
— zak (@Iqrde) October 25, 2020
14. Sing it
If you look closely enough, you can hear the nothing.
babe are you ok? you've hardly posted any screenshots of songs on your instagram story today
— YEOLO™ (@tzehern_) January 15, 2021
13. It’s a business opportunity
Are you not feeling quite so high up today?
babe are you ok? you haven’t invited me to a pyramid scheme on facebook all day
— sazzle dazzle (@sarahh__mc) January 19, 2021
I think if you forget to do that three times your car will actually stop working.
you alright babe? you hardly said cows when we passed that field of cows
— Chunky Cocaine™ (@matt_pxtingalo) October 30, 2020
11. Stock up
What is happening to us?
Babe are u ok? You’ve barely touched your pint of vegetable stock ? pic.twitter.com/d5ODUqOans
— ??????? ?????? ?????✨ (@KingCryBabyx) December 22, 2020
10. Pile on
Yeah, what’s WRONG with you?
babe are you ok you've barely touched your endlessly increasing pile of work that you are expected to do even though we are in the middle of a pandemic
— jonny sun has a new book coming out in april! (@jonnysun) January 13, 2021
9. IT’S BEEN
Threw your arms in the air and said “you’re crazy!”
Babe are you ok? It’s been one week since you looked at me
— Alex Dobrenko (@Dobrenkz) January 16, 2021
8. Gotta go fast
At what point were marketers convinced that consumers REALLY wanted to eat Sonic the Hedgehog?
are u ok babe? you barely touched your sonic meatballs pic.twitter.com/Yrn2b5JKbP
— j *:･ﾟ✧*:･ﾟ✧ (@jxschuler) December 2, 2020
7. Game on
I would do this in my sleep, it’s an unavoidable reflex.
Babe, are you ok? I said ‘EA Sports’ and you didn’t say ‘It’s in the game’
— eleanor (@norajaine) November 28, 2020
6. Water o’clock
I feel seen and not in a way I’d like to be.
babe are you feeling ok? you haven’t touched your shower beer
— grant (@TakeForGrantd) October 20, 2020
5. Call and response
Are you on auto pilot?
babe are you ok? I said ‘auto glass repair’ and you didn’t say ‘auto glass replace’ ?
— deliciabc (@_deliciabc) December 31, 2020
4. Buy buy buy
Did you finally just run out of money?
babe are you ok you haven’t impulsively bought anything this week
— Möther Monstera✊? (@glazedpeach) January 14, 2021
3. Let ’em know
Spread the word.
Babe are u ok? You’ve hardly posted any communist propaganda today
— Cartel (@elifleyiiim) January 16, 2021
2. So touching
That hits hard.
babe, are you okay? you’ve hardly touched the violence you wake up every day and choose.
— Joshua Simon ? (@JoshuaSimonSays) January 13, 2021
1. Oh well
Isn’t that like the only word we know now?
r u ok babe u haven’t called anything orwellian in a while
— ??? ??? (@YuckyTom) January 10, 2021
Babe are you okay? You hardly scrolled through all those tweets.
But seriously, are you okay?
Tell us in the comments. Babe.
No, seriously, we want to know.
Please and thank you.