Bonjour Bear Is Sneaking Back Onto Reddit

About

Bonjour Bear is an image macro of a polar bear peeking its head out of a snow den with the caption “Bonjour.” The image, which originally was a stock photo, became popular on Reddit in early 2019 as a reaction image paired with captions describing something sneaking up on them. The image then saw a resurgence on r/dankmemes and r/memes in early July 2020.

Origin

On Nov 23, 2016, photographer Uryadnikov Sergey uploaded his image “The polar bear looks out of a snow den” to stock photography sites such as Adobe (shown below).


Spread

On September 3rd, 2019, Redditor enderkings99 uploaded a Tumblr post by sad-sad-sage which had since been deleted to r/tumblr (shown below, left). The post, which is the earliest known pairing of the text “Bonjour” to the photo, gained over 2,200 points (100% upvoted) in 10 months. On April 8th, 2020, Redditor PoonSwoggle uploaded the image captioned, “finally tries to sleep / my repressed memories” to r/memes (shown below, right). The post received over 36,500 points (99% upvoted) in three months.


sad-sad-sage I know it's supposed to be scary that there is apex predators just potentially sleeping under the sur- face of the snow like some kind of greek mythology monster but it just makes me laugh bc them living in holes just means polar bears just have little houses and look out of their little windows like: Bonjour Polar bear Text Bear Polar bear Adaptation *finally tries to sleep* my repressed memories: Bonjour Polar bear Text Bear Adaptation
On July 9th, the meme made a resurgence after Redditor SirRedRavxn uploaded a variation captioned, “Me: Is using Hand sanitizer / A wound I didn’t know existed:” to r/dankmemes (shown below). The post accumulated over 91,700 points (95% upvoted) in a day.

Me: Is using Hand sanitizer A wound I didn't know existed: made with mematic Polar bear Adaptation Text

Various Examples


Me in my room playing video games with friends. My anus deciding it wants to explode: Bonjour made with mematic Text Adaptation Me : Sips coffee Му рoоp : Bonjour Text Polar bear Adaptation Bear hot milfs in my area when I turn off the VPN Bonjour Text Adaptation

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