We all know that feeling. You’ve had a long day, you’re looking for a distraction, and the urge hits you – why not just click ‘Add to Cart’?! In today’s era of instant gratification, it’s that easy to satisfy your shopping addiction. And if you need more proof that it’s a universal phenomenon, just look at the latest craze for ‘Add to Cart’ memes. Here’s our pick of the best!

Therapist: “Now what do we do when we are sad?” Me: “Add to cart?” Therapist: “No”

This Add to Cart meme pokes fun at a situation we’ve all found ourselves in – cheering ourselves up with a little bit of online shopping. And although we don’t recommend actually using this is a method of therapy, we can identify with this sentiment a little too well!

“Just click add to cart”

You’ve heard about the little devil on your shoulder, but what about the little sloth? The furry fellow in this Add to Cart meme has got something important to say.

“MY HEART”

Have you ever noticed that the closer you get to completing your purchase, the more your heart starts to race? This Add to Cart meme captures exactly how we feel when the magic moment is in sight.

“KEEP CALM AND ADD TO CART”

Remember that famous motivational poster from World War II, urging the British people to “Keep Calm and Carry On?” Well, now it’s an Add to Cart meme. According to this text, keeping up with your online shopping is more than just an addiction – it’s your civic duty.

Me: “But I already have like 5 nude lipsticks. I should save my money.” Also me: “Add to cart”

Even Evil Kermit hasn’t managed to escape the Add to Cart meme trend. In the movie Muppets Most Wanted, this scene features Kermit the Frog’s dark alter ego Constantine trying to tempt him to commit all manner of ill-advised deeds. And while this advice to “Add to Cart” isn’t exactly the work of an evil mastermind, our bank balances might not agree. 

“You said I can add it to my cart!” “It’s out of stock”

Woman Yelling At Cat is one of the classic memes of recent years – and, of course, there’s an Add to Cart version. In this, a shopper is clearly distressed that the item they want is out of stock – although the cat doesn’t seem overly bothered.

“Let us have a moment of silence for all the things we added to cart but never bought.”

Whether you’re in your favourite coffee shop or struggling through a busy tube station, letter boards are everywhere – usually boasting some pseudo-philosophical mumbo-jumbo about how best to live your life. This Add to Cart meme, though, gets straight to the point, highlighting one of life’s most heartbreaking truths. 

“I like online shopping and putting everything I want in a cart then checking my subtotal and laughing and closing the tab”

Of course, we don’t always have the money to go all out on the online shopping spree of our dreams – and it hurts. Thanks to this bittersweet Add to Cart meme, we know we’re not alone.

“The three words that always make me feel better in 2020 are, ADD TO CART”

There are plenty of ways to make yourself feel better when you’re feeling down: try some yoga, perhaps, or go on a healthy eating kick. Or, you could follow the advice of this Add to Cart meme and give in to temptation instead.

Husband: “You know what the nice part about being in quarantine is? We aren’t going out spending money.” Me: (Clicks add to cart) “So nice hun”

We all had such big plans for quarantine, and all the money we would save by not being able to go out and spend it. But then, as this Add to Cart meme points out, we soon remembered that online shopping never went away.