On December 13th, 2019, @akiravstheworld uploaded a still frame from the video of the boy inhaling the fire and the other boy reacting in shock to Twitter (shown below). This is one of the earliest known instances of the screenshot isolated from the video uploaded to the web.

On April 22nd, 2020, /u/Hugoskd posted a labeled version of the image to /r/PewdiepieSubmissions referencing the large amount of RAM Google Chrome takes up, garnering over 9,300 upvotes in 9 months (shown below, left). It was reuploaded to /r/pcmasterrace where it garnered an additional 2,600 upvotes.

On May 9th, a 9GAG user posted a version of the meme to the site, garnering over 3,400 points and 160 comments in 8 months (shown below, right).

On July 30th, u/thissaccount uploaded the blank image to /r/blursed images under the title “Blursed Firebender” garnering over 2,100 upvotes in 5 months. On January 28th, 2021, /u/sreenath95 posted a version of the meme referencing Nestle stealing water to /r/dankmemes, garnering over 10,000 upvotes in 8 hours (shown below).

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