I’m sure it would come as no surprise to you if something happened to somebody one time, and they formed a theory, put it on social media, and everyone played along immediately.
Well that’s exactly what happened with all this Vans business. It all started when @lanacutherlip posted this little gem:
Did you know it doesn’t matter how you throw your vans they will land facing up pic.twitter.com/nKVJCncW4H
— lana m!sses tøp (@lanacutherlip) March 2, 2019
Of course, everyone else needed to get it on the action:
I learned today that no matter how you throw your vans they always land right side up… pic.twitter.com/1um0UXpbxW
— Bryce? (@BryceMckenney1) March 3, 2019
And a new meme was born.
— ERIC ALESTAN FRAZIER (@EricAlestan) March 4, 2019
Naturally, parents just didn’t understand.
— Kris (@Sw0rnT0Death) March 4, 2019
But neither did anyone else.
— Vanencia (@vannyydevito) March 4, 2019
Some people even took the challenge to new heights…
— Katie Chrystler (@kchrystler) March 4, 2019
While others thought they had it figured out…
— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) March 4, 2019
And of course, everyone else tried to debunk the theory (yes! science!)
— Josh Kennedy-Noce (@Joshkn) March 4, 2019
It just didn’t work every time
— Nathan Graham (@TheNathanGraham) March 4, 2019
— Ruby (@tiedyetwerp) March 4, 2019
But this is Twitter after all, so we had to up the ante somehow…
I’ll see your vans and raise you crocs pic.twitter.com/du9W6d7d68
— Dak (@RidiculousDak) March 5, 2019
But the Crocs theory seemed to hold up…
— Zimran Lawrence (@Zimran_Lawrence) March 5, 2019
Mind blown…it works with CROCS TOO!!! pic.twitter.com/SwcxvF8aP8
— Susan? (@susanna__07) March 5, 2019
Oh, Twitter… sometimes I worry about you. But you do keep me entertained…