ARTS & CULTURE
07/10/2014 04:59 pm ET | Updated Jul 10, 2014

Just Try Not To Smile At These Inspirational Notes A Clever Artist Hid In Tray Tables

You might want to sit down for this one -- ideally, in a seat with a tray table.

That's where artist Joe Butcher (aka October Jones), from Birmingham, England, hid inspirational drawings for unsuspecting travelers during the summer and fall of 2012. Each note features a drawing of "Peppy," a cool cartoon cat who spouts out words of encouragement along with a unique -- and often hilarious -- motivational phrase.

"Lick the back of your hand," one note implores. "That's what a WINNER tastes like."

Despite being nearly 2 years old, the collection of inspiring moments from Peppy are relevant as ever. The sketches recently gained significant attention on Reddit.

So if you ever hear someone on public transit yell, "I am a superfly success machine!" you know what's happening.

READ the rest of the tweets, below:

On the train this morning? Check behind the seat tray. Peppy the Inspirational Cat might be there to get you PSYCHED http://t.co/QafC2Gnt

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) June 27, 2012

Today's train doodle features Peppy the Inspirational Cat. Hope it psyches someone up. http://t.co/FYQddoY8

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) June 6, 2012

Today's train doodle features Peppy the Inspirational Cat. I hope it's found by someone on their way to a big interview http://t.co/CQwzJG7I

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) May 30, 2012

On a train this evening? Pull down the seat tray. Peppy the Inspirational Cat might be there to BOOST your confidence http://t.co/90jrzjtF

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) June 8, 2012

Travelling by train this morning?Check behind your seat tray. Peppy the Inspirational Cat might be there to PUMP YOU UP http://t.co/k5ihbr3x

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) June 22, 2012

On a train this morning? Pull down the seat tray. Peppy the Inspirational Cat might be there to PUMP YOU UP http://t.co/z6H7HukP

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) June 12, 2012

Travelling by train today? Check the seat tray. Peppy the Inspirational cat might be there to UNLEASH YOUR INNER BEAST http://t.co/hqC6sM5j

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) July 6, 2012

Peppy the Inspirational Cat could be on your train this morning. He wants you to GET YOUR GAME FACE ON http://t.co/9drhj6LC

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) July 9, 2012

Peppy the Inspirational Cat might be on your train this morning. He believes YOU CAN FLY. http://t.co/dbef7u0o

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) July 11, 2012

On the train? Check your seat tray. Peppy the Inspirational Cat might be there to get your weekend started RIGHT... http://t.co/Ya4m0xz4

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) September 14, 2012

On the train? Check behind your seat tray. Peppy the Inspirational Cat might be there to tell you how AMAZING you are pic.twitter.com/SEKcaMzR

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) October 3, 2012

On the train? Check behind your seat tray. Peppy the Inspirational Cat might be there with to PUMP YOU UP. pic.twitter.com/ARqpMaow

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) October 16, 2012

UH-OH. UH-OH. UH-OH. UH-OH. Is Peppy the Inspiration Cat on YOUR train today? STOP. pic.twitter.com/m4hJxRYQ

— October Jones (@OctoberJones) October 29, 2012

If this style of uplifting whimsy feels familiar, there's good reason for it: October Jones was the artist responsible for giving fellow train commuters cartoon alter egos in February.

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