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A hilarious meme was posted on Twitter - but only half the population understood it.
Cosmetologist student Payton Hicks tweeted two photos of curled hair with the caption "you vs. the girl he cheats with".
you vs. the girl he cheats with https://t.co/7qBAUJpsDN — pay10 (@pay10)
A simple enough joke, surely.
Guys sweated over the meme like it was some kind of 'women-only code'.
@lorenzsimon15 @payt_xoxo https://t.co/nmT2hUbcYg — Osmosis Jones🥋 (@Osmosis Jones🥋)
Or as complex as algebra.
@payt_xoxo me before I figured this out https://t.co/rU1qstmWwO — blake (@blake)
There were elaborate theories, probably from the kind of people who take a week to notice a new haircut.
@payt_xoxo Is it because the right one is fake curls or something it looks like some fine pasta — Dylan (@Dylan)
Because of course spaghetti is the dream look.
Finally, mansplainers had to step aside for three minutes, as women solved the meme mystery.
@BrysonJ_26 @lorenzsimon15 @payt_xoxo the left is soft touchable curls and the right is stiff ass curls that haven'… https://t.co/PolH4CLGYs — Shan 🌻 (@Shan 🌻)
@iBe_Different_ @dylanftw87 @k_sesh @twittamebri @payt_xoxo Tight curls have been out for decades and they're ugly… https://t.co/91EM2yHb7e — CHINARA (@CHINARA)
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