Today is Halloween and I thought I’d post something a little different. I spend a lot of time posting on instagram and perusing other people’s instant noodle related posts on there as well. I thought I would pick a standard instant noodle related hashtag and see what interesting things would pop up, then I would share my conclusions. The hashtag is #topramen.
Here are my findings:
- People like to add many things to their instant noodles – especially dry seasonings
- Alcoholic beverages pair very well with instant noodles
- Hot sauce must go well with instant noodles
- People think all instant noodles are called Top Ramen, regardless of brand
- Cats truly enjoy instant noodle boxes
- Many people are unskilled at cooking for themselves
- People often have hair that resembles instant noodles
- People enjoy posting pictures of large amounts of instant noodles in one place
These were things I kind of knew already, but was surprised to see so well represented in this hashtag. The images in the video are picked from the last 6 months of photos posted with the hashtag on instagram. Hope you all have a happy and safe Halloween!