“My dad has been trying to grow pineapples for the last year, today he succeeded, look how proud he is.”
The random photo (heightened by the studio setting and lack of shoes!) struck a chord with the reddit community, and the photo promptly reached the top spot on the front page.
It was merely a matter of time before the jokesters began photoshopping the image and doing what any good citizens of the Internet would do when confronted with a high-resolution, viral image…
[via vlone17 on reddit]
A few days later, the original uploader vlone17 returned, saying: “Thank you Reddit for making my dads day!” He then shared an update to the family portrait wall: a print out of the original post on the front page. Fin