Oh, the internet, how we do love you.
Earlier this week, the latest cover of Time Magazine was unveiled showing Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey caught mid-jump while wearing an Oculus Rift VR headset, on a beach background that was very obviously not in the original shot.
The pose was somewhat awkward, so it naturally caught the attention of the internet whose PhotoShop experts promptly pounced all over it and turned it into a meme, posting them everywhere from Reddit to NeoGAF to Twitter.
Here’s the original cover:
How exactly the trend started is still a bit of a mystery, but game development veteran Cliffy B might have had something to do with it.
I want to see a Photoshop contest of Palmer from the cover of Time magazine, leaping into a multitude of scenes. ;)
— Cliff Bleszinski (@therealcliffyb) August 6, 2015
And here are some of the funniest images it inspired: