...if you just explain to them how the mockery is hurting your feelings:
"We are not amused by the memes, petitions and signs about Harambe," Thane Maynard, Cincinnati Zoo director, told the Associated Press.
"Our zoo family is still healing, and the constant mention of Harambe makes moving forward more difficult for us. We are honoring Harambe by redoubling our gorilla conservation efforts and encouraging others to join us."Yeah, they definitely have a course where they practice this passive aggressive whining, and they clearly send their zoo staff on it.
Other voices on the internet have said that the jokes have now gone too far and should be brought to an end. WCPO-TV web editor James Leggate recently started his own petition, for instance, which asks that petitions about Harambe are stopped.
"At first, the petitioners had good intentions," he wrote. "But then the goofuses of the Internet hopped on the Harambe train for their jollies, and it has gotten out of control."Hey, I'm sure they'll listen to you, James...