A juicy and extremely summery fruit has recently starred on the TikTok platform, giving millions of unsuspecting people the opportunity to meet not only the good, but also the & # 8230; upside down.
The reason for the much-loved pineapple, which seems to have acquired a special significance over the years for the swingers community. According to the New York Post, the TikTokers reveal the hidden meaning of the delicious fruit, which if placed upside down discreetly indicates a couple's willingness to broaden their love horizons by exchanging partners and other sexual experiments. And all this, while maintaining a completely innocent appearance that does not arouse the slightest suspicion in the “uninitiated”.
According to the American newspaper article, travelers with an elevated erotic mood stick posters with upside-down pineapples on the doors of their accommodation (or their cabins, if they are on a cruise) to discreetly inform other couples that they are open to the idea of swinging. Some even use & # 8230; reception mats that they bring with them to the suitcase to “pass the message”. These are of course decorated with the “sinful” fruit and placed inverted at the entrances, welcoming those who catch the meaning and come for action.
@ webbnation22 Immediately No, immediately no! Up #upsidedownpineapple #tennessee #jokes #notswingers #swingtok #jokes ♬ original sound & # 8211; Leah Donohoe
According to the New York Post, the hashtag #UpsideDownPineapple (upside down pineapple) had garnered over 138 million views as of last Wednesday. Some of the clips even point out that some swingers use real pineapples outside the doors of the Airbnb they rent, as symbols for their sexual preferences.
“People's love affairs are skyrocketing over the holidays,” John Camau, CEO of Cruise Ship Mingle, told the newspaper, noting that he was impressed by the number of couples who have recently adopted this form of secret communication. In addition to posters, rugs and & # 8230; real fruit, there are more discreet ways to use the symbol, such as badges or even earrings with small upside-down pineapples.
@ snm416 #swingtok #swinger #upsidedownpineapple 🍍🍍 # HotwireHotelGoals ♬ Good as Hell & # 8211; Lizzo
“Tell me you're a swinger without telling me you're a swinger,” writes a TikToker in the caption of a viral video showing her turning her pineapple earring upside down.
It is not clear exactly when and how this particular fruit evolved into a swinging symbol. According to slang experts, however, the popularity of the use of the symbol showed a significant increase in the & # 8217; 90s in the community of “fans” of the exchange of partners.
Although there are many” secret ways “to indicate that you are a swinger (such as a twig of the genus plant, or a black ring on the right hand), upside down pineapples are definitely the most trendy symbol right now, thanks to TikTok.
With the “hot summer” of 2022 already underway, and many swinger travelers wanting to make up for what they lost in previous years due to a pandemic, the viral video platform is overflowing with stories and information about sexual experimentation. The hashtag #swingtok with 1.7 billion views (!) Is indicative of the general erotic mood and what is going to follow in the coming months.