Pakidge is a deliberately misspelled version of the word “package” for humorous effect, mostly seen as a meme, revolving around the topic of waiting for a delivery, while pushing one’s face against the window. The spelling is reminiscent of Meme Man‘s various image macro formats, like Stonks or Helt.
Like the Squidward Looking Out Window composition, this meme is depicting people as peering out on the street, however in this case they are often looking silly, due to their face being distorted by the pressure on the glass, matching the idiocy of the word “Pakidge.”
Online, the “Pakidge” meme spread far and wide, although it is one singe image macro, that inspired only a few reinterpretations and variations. All of these depict a character pushing their face against the window, looking outside.
While the exact origin of the word “Packige” is not known, it first appeared on the tweet of the since deleted account @lucysaries, a screenshot of which was uploaded to Reddit’s r/WhitePeopleTwitter sub by u/Bricky_Boi on March 22nd, 2019.
Both the original tweet and the repost gained much recognition online, and was promptly illustrated by several meme creators.
By April 20th, 2019, the original tweet was posted along with a humorous illustration on Imgur by consexualsense. Not long after, numerous image macros featuring the word “Pakidge” was uploaded to the internet, especially to sites like Reddit, Tumblr, Imgur, me.me and Twitter.
The most common iterations of the meme are image macros of Snow White and dogs pushing their faces against window glasses, paired with the captions “Pakidge.”
The meme became largely successful, due to its relatability, similar to the UPS deliverymen being the champions of Ding Dong Ditch.
- Reddit – r/memes