The Brief: A giant 12-foot skeleton for sale at Home Depot is going viral online via memes.
It may be $300, but the 12-foot skeleton for sale at Home Depot is living rent-free in our heads as giant skeleton memes spread online. Images of 12-foot skeleton Halloween decorations have many viewers online mesmerized. These giant skeletons are available at Home Depot for $299. They’re listed as “12 ft. Giant-Sized Skeleton with LifeEyes” and described as “a spine-tingling centerpiece for Halloween.”
Memes about these giant skeletons started spreading online after Twitter user @ExFalchion posted a picture of the skeleton with the caption “Why my neighbors already have a giant skeleton in their front yard in september.”
Why my neighbors already have a giant skeleton in their front yard in september pic.twitter.com/3SdVnb4G9C
— EX Falchion (@ExFalchion) September 22, 2020
The giant skeleton inspired many more posts and memes, with people hailing it as an unofficial mascot of 2020.
the Home Depot giant skeleton is the only good thing to collectively happen to us this year. I love him. pic.twitter.com/hc2SoG4Ytg
— Ash +1 (@ashleyeleanor) September 24, 2020
liberals say “vote” and then these are your options pic.twitter.com/bVSJJsimgY
— zac (@juuliusczr) September 24, 2020
Seven 12-foot-tall Home Depot Skeletons $2,100
someone who is good at the economy please help me budget this. my family is dying
— Lawtoñ (@lawtonesdale) September 21, 2020
just got married to the home depot giant skeleton
— noelle ♡︎ kakashi thirst bot (@emotabek) September 25, 2020
The 12-foot skeleton even inspired fan art…
Welcome to The Bone Depot. 🌱
— Rox 🎃👻 (@shardsofblue) September 23, 2020
There’s also this saga of a TikToker trying to fit a 12-foot skeleton into a Mini Cooper…
For those who can’t shell out $300 on a Halloween decoration, Home Depot allows you to use the AR (augmented reality) function on their website to see what the product would look like in your home or yard.
i just found a $300 12 foot skeleton for sale and it had an AR option pic.twitter.com/1vGF0cHwL5
— erika (@lackofhome) September 23, 2020
This Halloween decoration is currently sold out online, which may or may not be a result of the social media hype around it. Happy Spoopy Season!