16 of the Best ‘Meanwhile in' Meme Pictures

1/16/2012
by Grace Murano +
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The Meanwhile meme is an accurate way of describing a certain country, culture, or lifestyle using a simple picture. Much like any other meme, you need to be easily amused, and not easily offended in order to enjoy it.

Origin: Sometime in February 2010, a flipped image of a Holden Commodore (a very common Australian-made sedan) with the caption “Meanwhile in Australia” appeared on 4chan via /b/ board for the first time. An allusion to the age-old joke that everything in Australia is “upside down” (due to its southern hemisphere location), the image quickly became a favorite re-blog material on image board sites, blog networks and aggregate services.

Since then, multiple variations with countries or locations and their stereotypes have been posted.

1
Meanwhile in China

Meanwhile in China
(Source)


2
Meanwhile in Rio

Meanwhile in Rio
(Source)


3
Meanwhile in Italy

Meanwhile in Italy
(Source)


4
Meanwhile in Detroit

Meanwhile in Detroit
(Source)


5
Meanwhile in Finland

Meanwhile in Finland



6
Meanwhile in Romania

Meanwhile in Romania



7
Meanwhile at Disney

Meanwhile at Disney
(Source)


8
Meanwhile in Iraq

Meanwhile in Iraq



9
Meanwhile in India

Meanwhile in India



10
Meanwhile in Colombia

Meanwhile in Colombia
(Source)


11
Meanwhile in Alaska

Meanwhile in Alaska
(Source)


12
Meanwhile in Serbia

Meanwhile in Serbia
(Source)


13
Meanwhile in Russia

Meanwhile in Russia
(Source)


14
Meanwhile in Germany

Meanwhile in Germany
(Source)


15
Meanwhile in Japan

Meanwhile in Japan



16
Meanwhile on Google+

Meanwhile on Google+


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