The phrase originates from FunnyJunk. On June 16th, , an image macro of a frowning gorilla with the overlaid text "That really rustled my jimmies" was posted by an anonymous user who has currently deactivated his account. The original photograph of the gorilla can be found in a Flickr post titled "nors"  uploaded by Frank Wouters on July 4th, The absurdity of the phrase "Rustled Jimmies" instantly led to a variety of responses to the OP, most notably the similar FunnyJunk image of the frowning gorilla. Although remarked upon a couple times by others in the 4chan community, both the thread and the image of the gorilla went relatively unnoticed until later on when another user posted an image taken from the front of a box of Gorilla Munch cereal  with the overlaid text "My Jimmies Remain Unrustled. This thread was sticky-featured and lasted for over posts before being archived. It is one of the largest threads dedicated to unrustling jimmies to date and it is the first jimmies thread to have been sticky-featured on 4chan.
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To nominate someone else as a Quality Contributor, message the mods. What is the true origin of the phrase "rustled my jimmies"? Had a conversation with my partner the other day, and I was quite convinced that the phrase originated in the south well before the time of the internet.
Funny Nicknames for Guys. No matter that he's married - maybe they can lure him away. It sounds like you two haven't gotten exceptionally close and that it wouldn't be too hard on either of you to jump ship and move on.