By may the 23rd 2013 the image appeared as a reaction comment on a gossip oh no they didn't. On June 8 2014, a facebook fanon/fan page titled AYY LMAO lauched posting a large number of image macros with the pharse ayy lmao but not the photo of the drunk like alien. That August, youtuber jorin pop  posted a video of the photo of the drunk alien seconds later saying ayy lmao. On september the 22nd tumblr user haunted-sugoi uploaded the image with a caption "this is all that matters" three days later the single topic blog ayy lmao alien was created and started reblogging other photos of aliens with the same caption. A second facebook fan page was made this time using the alien photo as its cover photo. near/around the time a Yahoo! Answers question was answered about the meaning of the phrase. Later that month, a '/r/AyyLmao' subreddit was made.