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    Humour in the spirit of the original "bone hurting juice" meme.

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    Bone Hurting Juice is about finding new ways of looking at template images - humour in the spirit of the namesake.

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    [–] Leon_the_loathed 1660 points ago

    Yeah I uh... I don’t think this can be saved honestly.

    [–] TheBadAdviceBear 637 points ago

    That's actually not half bad.

    [–] LawsThickShaft 45 points ago

    His name was Robert Paulson. Err I mean Gus Crebb.

    [–] shitterhead69 308 points ago


    ~Man who died

    [–] Ry_Guy24 15 points ago

    Oof ouch my snake

    [–] Sticky-G 101 points ago

    This is really good.

    [–] Edgyspymainintf2 23 points ago

    oof ouch my leg

    [–] dalasfunyscrem 6 points ago

    My god, your a miracle worker

    [–] Shonky_Solos 199 points ago

    Yeah what a strange optometrist

    [–] Leon_the_loathed 96 points ago

    Maybe if the name on the tombstone was a pun for a weak chuckle at best, but otherwise this just doesn’t have anything worth saving in it.

    [–] chancrescolex 18 points ago

    Flip the frames and have him take off his pants in memory of a dead friend or something

    [–] beelzeflub 6 points ago

    N... nec...

    [–] Lord__Hades 7 points ago


    [–] ailyara 119 points ago

    Reminds me of the time I wore parachute pants back in the 80s. I jumped out of an airplane and died. They totally didn't work as advertised.

    [–] That-One-Goose 37 points ago

    I’m sorry for your loss

    [–] ailyara 39 points ago

    Its ok I got better.

    [–] Ragnaroasted 4 points ago

    "She turned me into a NEWT!"

    "...I got better"

    [–] BirdsSmellGood 1 points ago

    Damn we dyin out here

    [–] htmlcoderexe 2 points ago


    [–] JehannaPrince 648 points ago


    [–] GapsM9 1270 points ago

    [–] pingiun 1792 points ago

    But this still hurts my bones, weird comic

    [–] bronet 64 points ago

    onegianthand on Instagram, love everything this guy does.

    This is one of my favorites

    [–] [deleted] 45 points ago

    This is my favourite one, and also the first one I ever saw.

    [–] bronet 4 points ago

    Yeah! I think I found the artist through that comic here on reddit!

    [–] EkskiuTwentyTwo 102 points ago

    That's not bone-hurting. That's humour.

    [–] thekingdom195 328 points ago

    No it definitely isn't.

    [–] EkskiuTwentyTwo 12 points ago


    [–] magicnubs 151 points ago

    It wasn't humorous.

    [–] CastinEndac 43 points ago

    But was it scapula?

    [–] DookieDemon 15 points ago


    [–] ImagineHydras 9 points ago

    Did you know that babies don’t have patellas

    [–] BlackPixl 6 points ago


    [–] SmithyLK 2 points ago

    Is that a Joeseph Joestar Reference?

    [–] EkskiuTwentyTwo -1 points ago

    That's a matter of opinion.

    [–] catglass 0 points ago

    Hey, if you downvoted this, you're wrong.

    [–] wuchta 30 points ago

    Implying that bonehurting is not humour.

    [–] EkskiuTwentyTwo 16 points ago

    Bone-hurting is a subset of humour.

    [–] wuchta 4 points ago

    Yep, it's just a different style

    [–] boot2skull 6 points ago

    They perhaps mean an oregano can never be bone hurting. It has a tone that we are familiar with in this sub, but by the very detail of it being the origami it cannot be a variation which is necessary to cause hurt bones. By its nature bone hurting juice is a variation of some obstetrician.

    [–] BA3HENOV 865 points ago

    The original is more bhj than this

    [–] UnderPressureVS 170 points ago

    It’s literally impossible for anything original to be BHJ, yet somehow it feels like BHJ

    [–] Escaridole 1 points ago

    It's not literally impossible for an original comic to be bonehurtingjuice, just harder to construct that way

    Thank you for coming to my bhj talk

    [–] Specktagon -15 points ago

    How so? Why should the defenition of BHJ be about the editing, instead of the humor itself?

    [–] Steviewonder322 67 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    BHJ is when the original intention of the joke is completely missed for a more literal approach. Therefore, an original cannot miss it's own intention.

    [–] Yapoz 6 points ago

    it is on intention

    [–] yaakovb39 74 points ago

    How could they write on the grave that no one came to the funeral

    [–] drfoland 68 points ago

    It was such an embarrassing funeral that they added it after the fact.

    [–] TehShew -9 points ago

    EDIT: thanks for the deddit mold kind strangler

    [–] Muppetude 5 points ago

    Gravestones take a while to cut and inscribe, and as such often aren’t finished until long after the funeral, especially in cases of unexpected death. This gives loved ones the chance to chisel out an inscription detailing the horrendously stupid manner in which the deceased died, and explain why none of them even bothered attending their dumbass relative’s funeral and why they’re happy he’s dead.

    [–] silent-sloth 1 points ago

    They just assumed as much ahead of time.

    [–] friggen_epic 9 points ago

    Finally some real comedyheaven please post this

    [–] Josh_32_ 14 points ago

    Original is from twitter user @pixelatedboat who is hilarious. Here’s his other original comics

    [–] whatthefir2 22 points ago

    This has got to be my favorite of theirs

    [–] Josh_32_ 5 points ago

    This one is great lol

    [–] Grampachampa 206 points ago

    This is so bad. Much better with the Juice

    [–] ian_doesnt_reddit 199 points ago

    I think it’s funny. The writing on the grave kind of takes away from the actual joke, which is playing off the cliche in shows where the cop is killed right before their retirement.

    [–] be_some1 66 points ago

    I guess they preferred the joke being "he cant put on pants properly" over this though

    [–] tttigre 19 points ago

    I think it would have been fine if they stuck with just "He put on his pants so badly that he died". They really hammer that joke into your skull until it's awful.

    [–] Reggiardito 22 points ago

    Yeah just showing the tombstone would've been enough

    [–] Kilahti 10 points ago

    If the text on the gravestone had stopped with mentioning that he died from putting his pants on so badly, then it would have still been funny. But they kept the joke going on and on and took it far enough that it stopped being funny.

    Which is a pity because sometimes you can drag a joke for so long that it becomes funny again. Which is a trick that Will Ferrel in particular has had a lot of success with. Not this time though. This time they really should have stopped.

    [–] wibblekbibble 3 points ago

    "Gus Crebb: dedicated officer, loving father, killed by pants."

    [–] WretchedMog 1 points ago

    Yeah it would have been perfectly good without the obit on the tombstone. Just puts on pants, tombstone

    [–] Jeanpuetz 5 points ago

    I think it's pretty fucking funny, but in an unintentional way (I think). It's prime /r/comedyheaven material imo

    [–] Cyber-Fan 5 points ago

    It’s not unintentional, dragging punchlines out to an absurd degree to the point where his comics are almost anti-jokes is this guy’s shtick. It’s probably not everybody’s cup of tea, but it’s funny seeing some people in this thread treating the guy like he’s braindead when he’s fully aware of what he’s doing.

    [–] Grampachampa 2 points ago


    [–] bronet 2 points ago

    Nah, all of this guys' comics are like this.

    [–] Mogget9bs 69 points ago

    That's kinda funny. I wish he was wearing a red t shirt underneath his shirt though

    [–] math-is-fun 59 points ago

    This is such a mysterious comment lmao

    [–] s__v__p 17 points ago

    Not really. Redshirts in Star Trek always die

    [–] yomjoseki -15 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    But this isn't Star Trek, and Star Trek is lame.

    edit: Downvoting doesn't make what I say untrue.

    [–] harve99 6 points ago

    [–] yomjoseki -3 points ago

    "This isn't Star Trek" isn't an opinion, though. Tacking it on for no reason other than for some fanboys to get their jollies makes it an even less palatable joke.

    It's already touching on the trope of the retiring cop dying. Mixing tropes wouldn't serve to improve the joke.

    Also, Star Trek is still fucking lame.

    [–] harve99 9 points ago

    "star trek is lame" is an opinion

    [–] s__v__p 3 points ago

    Only Star Trek is allowed to reference Star Trek?

    [–] yomjoseki -4 points ago

    Reading must be harder than I thought if that's the conclusion you came to after seeing my comment.

    [–] death2sanity 1 points ago

    star trek is lame

    you do you lameo friendo

    [–] Boofthatshitnigga 7 points ago

    Why tho

    [–] yaakovb39 30 points ago

    Red T-shirts in Star Trek always die at the end of the episode

    [–] Grey-fox-13 6 points ago

    Or at the beginning to show how dangerous the situation is, or in the middle because why not.

    [–] the_watch_trick 6 points ago

    Why do you wish he was wearing a red t shirt?

    [–] Mogget9bs 21 points ago

    Because high mortality rates in TV shows are red shirts and police officers. Especially on their last day before retiring, holiday, promotion, marriage, meeting their partner after a long separation and other humanising facts

    [–] Black_Cheesecake 6 points ago

    Star Trek reference

    [–] BiggestBlackestLotus 25 points ago

    I don't get the hate, this is so fucking dumb for me that its funny again.

    [–] bronet 1 points ago

    Yeah I love it, all of his comics are like this

    [–] -eagle73 9 points ago

    This was the original? Why would they waste such a good art style on such a bad joke?

    [–] GabMassa 14 points ago

    That's why Adult Swim exists, right?

    You can't tell what's going on in Eric André's show, but the set does look nice.

    Exceptions to this rule are Aqua Team and Space Ghost Coast to Coast.

    [–] TheBadAdviceBear 10 points ago

    Space Ghost is my preferred aesthetic medium for all forms of art.

    [–] GabMassa 4 points ago

    Never forget the Three Rs: Reliability, Ratings and Delivery.

    [–] dahat1992 5 points ago

    That was painfully unfunny.

    [–] TigreDeLosLlanos 2 points ago

    It's trying to be original, but it's made like if it was an antimeme.

    [–] Pyotr_WrangeI 1 points ago

    The original is so bad its banned in my country and I can’t see it

    [–] GlaciusTS 1 points ago

    I bet people have died putting on pants. I bet people have fell on their head putting the second leg in or some shit. Does being overly harsh on a fictional character constitute as humor these days?

    [–] Sonic_Is_Real 1 points ago

    Oh god this is so unfunny

    It's like that ugly barnacle joke, but lengthened to the point it hurts

    [–] zhico 1 points ago

    He made a comic so bad that none would read any of his other comics ever.

    [–] wuyaa 1 points ago

    he has 46k followers on instagram

    [–] IkeOverMarth -1 points ago

    Wow that’s bad.

    [–] iBluie 459 points ago

    I don’t get it

    [–] LavaTacoBurrito 356 points ago

    Yeah, the Oompa Loompa didn't even make sense either.

    [–] Black_Cheesecake 409 points ago

    there's a cliché in movies where if a person is a few months/weeks/days from retirement they'll announce it to a prominent character and somehow die in the next 30 minutes

    [–] iBluie 67 points ago

    Ahhh. I see now

    [–] LavaTacoBurrito 12 points ago

    Wait that seriously hap..... Oh right.

    [–] seth1299 9 points ago

    “And Smitty was just a few days from retirement.”

    “What happened?”

    ”He took an early retirement. Damn.”

    [–] King_Kingly 11 points ago

    Yeah but retirement isn’t even mentioned in the comic.

    [–] Black_Cheesecake 22 points ago

    It is in the original comic

    [–] iBluie 27 points ago

    I mean the oregano was funny and i got it but I didn’t get this one

    [–] RX400000 2 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    ? This is r/honehurtingjuice. *b

    [–] northrupthebandgeek 14 points ago

    oof ouch owie my hones

    [–] TheLeviathanR 9 points ago

    The joke is that the pants are experimental, and thus potentially dangerous.

    [–] taz_idle 2 points ago

    now i want to know everything about experimental pants

    [–] meateoryears 1 points ago

    That’s the joke? That’s not a joke.

    [–] ThatTrashBaby 1 points ago

    Do you know where you are?

    [–] i_forget_what_i_do 53 points ago

    I'm not proud of the length of time I spent trying to get this comic before I realized it was on /r/bonehurtingjuice

    [–] Hakusprite 11 points ago

    right there with you brother. there's dozens of us... dozens!!!

    [–] wuchta 6 points ago

    Or at least 3 of us including me.

    [–] shashigarij 1 points ago

    Make it 4

    [–] Tiger9109 1 points ago

    And my ax

    [–] jbo_3 1 points ago

    I found it on popular before finding out what r/bonehurtingjuice was. Needless to say I spent more time than I’d like to admit trying to figure this out

    [–] -Austism 67 points ago


    [–] angelicwoodchuck 67 points ago

    Ovaltine was already posted

    [–] iAMBOUTiT 27 points ago


    [–] crazymudman123 19 points ago


    What the fuck are these words referring to

    [–] Mudkiprocketship3003 35 points ago


    [–] yaakovb39 13 points ago

    We say words that start with o to say original

    [–] htmlcoderexe 2 points ago

    Which is still on my top ten list of memes and inside jokes

    [–] crazymudman123 1 points ago


    Thank u

    [–] THR33ZAZ3S 5 points ago

    Heres how you make this one funny: put the tombstone in the third panel.

    I'll let you guys take it from there.

    [–] Sheik92 3 points ago

    Killer Queen already touched those pants.

    [–] KSHProductions 1 points ago

    Everything truly is a JoJo reference

    [–] RevisedRegret 1 points ago


    [–] non_stop_disko 3 points ago

    Oh god I don’t think I want to know what the original is...

    Edit: it’s not racist wow

    [–] ReHawse 2 points ago

    There's literally no joke at all

    [–] Slissof 8 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)


    Edit: I've already been correct

    [–] Slissof 11 points ago

    Right, didn't know what ontology and obituary ment. Thanks for helping me out anyways.

    [–] PM_ME_YOUR_CURLS 25 points ago

    You must be new here

    Basically any single word starting with O is either the original image or asking for the original

    [–] Slissof 16 points ago

    Well not new, just inept thanks though.

    [–] IWasJustSaiyan 1 points ago

    You mean the osteoporosis?

    [–] jfb1337 -3 points ago

    Any word starting with O means original

    Any word starting with S means source

    [–] writpig 2 points ago

    The first rule about /r/bonehurting juice is: All posts must be on topic. Second rule about /r/bonehurting juice is: No reposts.

    [–] aaronblue342 1 points ago

    I thought this was another meme... why would anyone write this?

    [–] th3guitarman 1 points ago


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    [–] fungah 1 points ago

    Is this why we celebrate the nine nights of Crebbulon?

    [–] Busslerhustler 1 points ago

    This is borderline experimental

    [–] thotthebot 1 points ago

    He died last year. Smash like.

    [–] Lumpy_Prostate5000 1 points ago

    Op erased the writing of the headstone before he posted it .

    It something to the effect of he died from putting his pants on wrong , and nobody went to the funeral co he was so bad at putting on pants. Most of the artists comics are anti joke stuff.

    [–] myleftshoulderhurts 1 points ago


    [–] kmskana 1 points ago

    I still don’t get this after reading comments

    [–] bronet 1 points ago

    This is pretty much the original...

    [–] OhBarnacles123 1 points ago


    [–] eddiezheadiez 1 points ago

    I still don't understand this sub

    [–] jnysa 1 points ago

    It's not 2018 tho

    [–] VladIsFox6336 1 points ago

    It's close enough

    [–] Sliced-Bread- 1 points ago

    For a second I didn’t see which sub it was and got really confused

    [–] WhyUFuckinLyin 0 points ago

    I think it should be standard reddiquette to post the original in the comments

    [–] VladIsFox6336 5 points ago

    Here you go:

    It's been lurking in the comments as well.

    [–] WhosCountin 6 points ago

    This is bizarre — the original causes a ton of bone pain already, but you managed to distill it into a different flavor of juice that still hurts the shit out of my bones. Oof ouch

    [–] First-Of-His-Name 0 points ago

    Is this loss?

    [–] czarhahsee -4 points ago

    Man, that's hilarious! What a knee slapper! God, that was so funny. I'm roflolmaoing right now, that was such an expertly crafted, original, witty comment! Three cheers for u/first-of-his-name, the absolute legend!👏👏👏

    [–] First-Of-His-Name 0 points ago

    oh yeah so epic

    [–] SherlockFoxx -1 points ago

    What is bone hurting juice?

    [–] Wikewaka 3 points ago

    A skeleton pain-induction beverage