Now, it has emerged that not only is he being mocked on Russian Twitter, but he has become an infectious meme where people ask the Tesla and SpaceX CEO if they like their unique life hacks or 'inventions'.
This sensation was apparently discovered by Twitter user @andromedamn. All of the tweets contain "how do you like this, Elon Musk?" and then feature a picture of their hack, which ranges from a light bulb secured by a bike lock or a man wearing a toilet seat as a makeshift shelf for his drink.
apparently russia has this meme where they @ elon musk in pictures of super stupid bootleggy lifehacky "inventions"… https://t.co/tVVZ4kCqKv
— Courtney @ defund the police (@Courtney @ defund the police)
That tweet soon went viral and people have been digging out other tweets from Russians that have been sent to Musk and they are something to behold.
Thanks to Russia Beyond, here are some of the best examples of this meme, with a rough translation or description of what we can see.
This man appears to have invented some sort of protector for his car using cardboard boxes.
Next up, here is a way of keeping a door held open using nothing more than a plastic bag.
This is a wine stopper or cork that has been wedged under a cooking pot lid, presumably to prevent the chef from burning themselves.
A glow in the dark toilet, just in case you have to visit a bathroom shrouded in darkness. Seems handy.
How about these tiny shoes? Elon Musk surely couldn't invent these.
A very useful way of dealing with potholes appears to be filling them with freshly mowed grass offcuts.
Ямы на дорогах Калуги залатали скошенной травой
Как тебе такое, Илон Маск? https://t.co/sFrHK197Bs