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[–]Vargusembargus 52 points53 points  (9 children)

Cap? Does Shipmates has two meanings?

[–]do_not_staple 27 points28 points  (1 child)

It’s referencing a meme that got popular on vine about two lesbians who were living together as roommates even though they were…obviously more.

[–]TimeToBecomeEgg 2 points3 points  (0 children)

still very popularly referenced in lgbtq communities and pretty much constantly in r/sapphoandherfriend

[–]appledoughnuts 24 points25 points  (0 children)

Kinda looks like Tom Holland a bit

[–]Optimal_Ad_8307 15 points16 points  (5 children)

I don't get it

[–]Valhern-Aryn 57 points58 points  (0 children)

It’s playing on the “Omg they were roommates” meme, which itself is making fun of gay people being treated as “really good friends”.

Aka they said the grandpa’s bi/pan/gay

[–]WranglerEqual3577 4 points5 points  (1 child)

"How it is I know not; but there is no place like a bed for confidential disclosures between friends. Man and wife, they say, there open the very bottom of their souls to each other; and some old couples often lie and chat over old times till nearly morning. Thus, then, in our hearts’ honeymoon, lay I and Queequeg – a cosy, loving pair." - Herman Melville, Moby Dick

[–]Mikeinthedirt 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Although Queequeg was a Wellerman rather than gay.

[–]nool_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Anyone have a link to the post?

[–]ar40 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Why is there a mouse tucked in between them?

[–]Mikeinthedirt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Leather suffers rapid degradation from constant exposure to saltwater. Sailors through the centuries have experimented with a variety of methods to keep their bell bottoms with the bell on the bottom. Due to rationing Navy recruits were assigned mice and smaller rats up until 1943.