A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from January 30, 2018
“I’m very pleased with my new fridge magnet. So far I’ve got twelve fridges”

A refrigerator (or “fridge") magnet sticks to a refrigerator, but certainly isn’t powerful enough to pull in a refrigerator. A joke was posted on Twitter on January 28, 2011:

“Stephen’s delighted with his new fridge magnet. So far he’s got twelve fridges.”

The joke went viral when it was posted on Twitter on January 4, 2012:

“I’m very pleased with my new fridge magnet. So far I’ve got twelve fridges. http://bit.ly/A34JRJ via @sickipedia”


Twitter
Mrs Stephen Fry‏
@MrsStephenFry
Stephen’s delighted with his new fridge magnet. So far he’s got twelve fridges.
7:13 AM - 28 Jan 2011

Twitter
Mikey Rennie ⭐ ⭐‏
@watterloony
I’m very pleased with my new fridge magnet.
So far I’ve got twelve fridges.
4:02 PM - 4 Jan 2012

Twitter
James‏
@Boskettjokes
I’m very pleased with my new fridge magnet. So far I’ve got twelve fridges.
4:07 PM - 4 Jan 2012

Twitter
Fresh Stand Up‏
@FreshStandUp
I’m very pleased with my new fridge magnet. So far I’ve got twelve fridges. http://bit.ly/A34JRJ via @sickipedia
4:41 PM - 4 Jan 2012

Twitter
Berr-Toe‏
@Super_VatoTobar
I’m very pleased with my new refrigerator magnet. So far I have 14 fridges!
10:03 PM - 14 Jan 2012

3 July 2015, The Herald (Glasgow, Scotland), “Heading here” by Ken Smith, pg. ?:
Magnetic personality
ALAS we couldn’t get our work done without a colleague interrupting with: “I’m very pleased with my new fridge magnet. So far I’ve got 23 fridges.”

Reddit—Jokes
I’m very pleased with my new fridge magnet
submitted August 18, 2017 by SneakyLucius
So far I’ve got eight fridges

Reddit—Magnetfishing
I’m very pleased with my new fridge magnet! self.magnetfishing
Submitted January 6, 2018 by biffturbo
So far I’ve got 12 fridges.

Reddit—Jokes
I’m very pleased with my new fridge magnet
submitted January 30, 2018 by wackoclown
So far I’ve got twelve fridges.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 • Permalink