Pink Wojak

Meaning

What does Pink Wojak mean?

Pink Wojak, also referred to as /biz/ Wojak is a pink variation of the Crying Wojak meme, which itself is a derivate of the Feels Guy template.

“Pink Wojak” is depicted with bleeding eyes, and with a face that is indicating to some sort of manic agony.

It is used to depict people invested in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, that are believed by many to be facing a massive crash in the future, that would drive people to the verge of madness, hysteria as well as suicide.

There is a large amount of variations for “Pink Wojak” ranging from various distorted versions of the original image, to depictions of the character in suicidal settings from holding a gun to his head to hanging himself to doing both at the same time, just to make sure.

Origin

What's the origin of Pink Wojak?

Wojak memes have been an integral part of 4chan since the early 2010s, with an ever growing list of variations used as reaction images, expressing a wide range of feelings.

“Pink Wojak” was also created with a similar aim, used to express the devastation of losing one’s entire fortune to speculating on cryptocurrencies. The first instance of the template was uploaded to the /biz/ thread of 4chan, related to the crash of Ethereum in 2017.

In the post, the pink Feels Guy is screaming so hard, that he’s bending the pixel-content continuum of the image, he’s contained in.

Spread & Usage

How did Pink Wojak spread?

Following this, “Pink Wojak” became an iconic figure of the /biz/ thread on 4chan and a large amount of variations of the drawing had been uploaded to the image board over the years, all capturing the different states of mania and hopelessness of losing one’s entire fortune.

A lot of “Pink Wojak” images are featured in the 2018 video of YouTube user Bizonacci, titled The Pink Fields.

The “Pink Wojak” template is still embraced widely across the web, largely thanks to the enormous amount of variety the format possesses. Image macro memes can be found on a wide variety of sites online, including 4chan, Reddit, Twitter, as well as Instagram and YouTube.

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