Get In Loser, We’re Going Shopping
Get in loser, we’re going shopping refers to a popular quote from Mean Girls, said by the character Regina George.
Online, the phrase has been used on image macros of animals occupying the driver’s seat.
Mean Girls premiered in the United States on April 19th, 2004.
In one of the scenes the protagonist, Cady gets honked at by Regina (played by Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams respectively) after which Regina shouts the line “Get in loser, we’re going shopping!”.
The exclamation wouldn’t be featured on an image macro until May 2010, it was posted on FunnyJunk by ItsBrianna.
Spread and Usage
“Get in loser, we’re going shopping” would be the name of choice for a Facebook page, launched on November 5th, 2011.
The meme would spread to Reddit by October 2012, where images macros of dogs and other pets in cars would become the most popular medium for the quote.
Over the course of the 2010’s, the quote’s popularity has been cyclical, with GIFs and image macros appearing on meme sites like 9GAG, me.me and Imgur every odd year.
By 2020, “Get in loser, we’re going shopping” would spread to TikTok as well.