The tweet was first reposted to Instagram on December 26th, 2021, by the account @postoffice.v1. The post received roughly 6,800 likes over the course of two years. The tweet continued to be reposted on Instagram going into 2021. For instance, Instagram account @zuccccccccccc reposted the meme on February 2nd, 2021, and received roughly 24,300 likes over the course of nine months.
Also on February 2nd, 2021, Twitter account @jiuphemisms tweeted the first known variation use of the catchphrase. The tweet (shown below) used a photograph of Korean singer Dreamcatcher Jiu and received 90 likes over the course of nine months.
On August 22nd, 2021, Twitter user @naranciaism posted the first known version of the catchphrase as a phrasal template, making a joke about how 17-year-olds run boba tea shops. The tweet (shown below) received roughly 222,000 likes over the course of three months.