How Long Do Idiots Live? refers to a popular iteration of the How Long Do X Live? meme format.
Online, the meme is used as a reaction to someone acting especially stupid, meriting a nomination for a Darwin prize. The trend took on especially on TikTok in 2022 and 2023.
The trend originates from the How Long Do X Live? meme, that started taking off in 2017.
The latest variant of this meme is the “How Long Do Idiots Live?”, which started appearing on TikTok in the eary 2020s, although there is no exact origin point to be identified.
“How Long Do Idiots Live?” memes have been circulating around TikTok since 2022, with more and more memes using the phrase as a reaction meme to the stupid actions of other people.
The format has also morphed into an image macro meme, appearing as a reaction image on various social media sites like Reddit, Twitter and Instagram.