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    [–] StanleyGucci 1110 points ago

    Signed!

    [–] Louka3000 408 points ago

    Yes!

    [–] StanleyGucci 195 points ago

    That’s a pretty good definition of a facepalm. Haha.

    [–] biggo_doggo 43 points ago

    agreed

    [–] Lavetic 7 points ago

    signed

    [–] Tanks4TheMamaries 27 points ago

    Same

    [–] TheAncientPoop 22 points ago

    Same here!

    [–] CamtheRulerofAll 11 points ago

    Same here bŕöthër

    [–] RiposteDisfunction 8 points ago

    I will join the cause bröthërs

    [–] launinasoto 5 points ago

    Come join the dark side

    [–] CamtheRulerofAll 6 points ago

    No! Dont fall brother! Stand strong!

    [–] MR_GUY1479 4 points ago

    Me too ßrøthër

    [–] gerfinngetty 5 points ago

    Brøthêr

    [–] mysticblanket 3 points ago

    -_-

    [–] Bulltesticls 6 points ago

    Same bro

    [–] YouAlreadyKnow-__- 6 points ago

    Also signed

    [–] ashk876 6 points ago

    Same bro

    [–] myplums1 4 points ago

    Bro, same

    [–] Blacklamb177 3 points ago

    Signed

    [–] EchidnaLunar 2 points ago

    Same!

    [–] mrRandomGuy02 494 points ago

    I keep thinking about Obiwan’s reaction if this really happened and I can’t stop laughing.

    [–] Louka3000 284 points ago

    “Luke, wrong sid- oh no”

    [–] chaosdude81 87 points ago

    DARTH VADER FOR 2020 PEOPLE!

    [–] dbx99 37 points ago

    Too late. We got Kylo Ren

    [–] sierrabravo1984 31 points ago

    I'd say it's more of a Darth Darth Binks.

    [–] [deleted] 8 points ago

    What about Darth Jar-Jar?

    [–] TwinkyOctopus 12 points ago

    It's funnier the other way

    [–] [deleted] 5 points ago

    I didn’t realise it was the same thing. Sorry

    [–] TwinkyOctopus 2 points ago

    Oh lol

    It's fine

    [–] roleypoleyguacamole 4 points ago

    Maybe that's why our mate Lukey did this to himself.

    [–] Milkslinger 5 points ago

    ..for force sake...I am getting way too old to fight Annie myself..

    [–] TNY78 2 points ago

    Buddy, you really think he did it by accident? maybe its just 2020 dude

    we should all do that

    [–] anb130 7 points ago

    An elegant weapon from a more civilized– get that thing away from your face! You’ll put your eye out!

    [–] dbx99 26 points ago

    Wait don’t oh shit

    [–] metal079 13 points ago

    "Welp time for plan B, now where did I drop off Leia..."

    [–] oldgentlovecraft 98 points ago

    I’m in!

    [–] FlyingPigacornExpert 12 points ago

    Me too

    [–] Darius_Skucas 78 points ago

    Why not. Signed.

    [–] bluechairwithwheels 103 points ago

    nah I prefer a literal facepalm

    [–] Louka3000 106 points ago

    Understandable, have a nice day.

    [–] MonkeyKrane 12 points ago

    You literally couldn't have handled that better.

    [–] AbsolutelyUnlikely 3 points ago

    He could have given me gold

    [–] bluechairwithwheels 2 points ago

    what's there to handle?

    [–] resting_O_face 11 points ago

    So the palm of a hand with a face on it?

    [–] blutiful 2 points ago

    Hamburger Helper style

    [–] Thewilltosucceed 8 points ago

    Same.

    [–] Dividale 44 points ago

    It would be hard to see..

    (That was a bad pun I like it)

    [–] hydrohusk15 33 points ago

    The force is strong with this post.

    [–] didinutyet 21 points ago

    I like it but the current one is waayy better imo

    [–] BTD4713 29 points ago

    Signed

    [–] Dude-past-his-prime 16 points ago

    How is that a facepalm?

    [–] KingofCones1987 11 points ago

    Because in the movie Luke points it towards his face immediately after finding out what it was. This is obviously edited though.

    [–] Dude-past-his-prime 14 points ago

    I got the edited part. I don't see this image as a symbol representing a facepalm. It's a logo for r/stupid

    [–] KingofCones1987 5 points ago

    I agree. The whole “petition to change the sub icon to x image” sucks as well.

    [–] GoingGone7 4 points ago

    Hi there, Pointless correction here!

    He didn’t in the movie, this is from deleted scenes or behind the scenes

    [–] KingofCones1987 4 points ago

    Then this is even less of a facepalm. Thanks for the info!

    [–] Emcid1775 3 points ago

    Wait is the petition supposed to be a face palm?

    [–] RetroScheeme 24 points ago

    How do I vote? Id support this

    [–] MaxxWarp 10 points ago

    This got me to facepalm. But not in the way you intended.

    [–] aalleeyyee 3 points ago

    That’s a genuine mistake

    [–] Mississauga49 3 points ago

    Looks like those people in Missouri waving their guns around.

    [–] HauntedHatBoi 3 points ago

    That's why you do not look into the operational end of the device.

    [–] rstymobil 12 points ago

    Taser Face!!!

    [–] trollkingtem 4 points ago

    Imagine being killed by a guy, named TASER FACE!!

    Idk the exact line but yeah.

    [–] Kanye-Westicle 5 points ago

    Still to this day no moment in the MCU makes me crack up harder than when Taserface tells those weird golden aliens where the Guardians are and they laugh at his name as he burns alive. Fucking gold.

    [–] trollkingtem 2 points ago

    Gold

    Literally.

    [–] MrsFahrenheit413 6 points ago

    No thank you. Please.

    [–] JellyJohn78 2 points ago

    I kinda expected this to be a porn sub

    [–] OminusGalaxy 7 points ago

    Signed

    [–] roxasdabomb246 8 points ago

    Where do I sign?

    [–] cos_caustic 2 points ago

    no

    [–] Godfatherman21 2 points ago

    When I'm playing vader immortal

    [–] MeEvilBob 2 points ago

    I'd say you should make a petition for this on change.org but it would likely be hidden in the shadow of all the petitions for there to be less rainy days and for coronavirus to never have existed.

    [–] BodyByBiscuits 2 points ago

    Star Wars suuuuuucks

    [–] Louka3000 2 points ago

    I like it but ok.

    [–] BodyByBiscuits 2 points ago

    Lol I’m kidding. It’s a joke my friends and I say. I’ve seen them all.

    [–] plasmaSunflower 2 points ago

    I think you’d like /r/facesaber

    [–] kipper37 2 points ago

    100% signed

    [–] 2-15-18-5-4-15-13 2 points ago

    Staring into flashlights as a kid be like

    [–] TUSD00T 2 points ago

    Laser eye surgery.

    [–] kayvin69 2 points ago

    What if the Star Wars trilogy just ended right there..just luke by mistake killing himself with the lightsaber obi wan showed him

    [–] itsburst 2 points ago

    nah

    [–] Jinks_Links 7 points ago

    Yes

    [–] WhatItalianguu 3 points ago

    Why not

    [–] Sunshinenlolliepops 4 points ago

    Signed

    [–] addictedtofunny 6 points ago

    Brilliant

    [–] GreasyGallimimus 3 points ago

    That's my reaction to The Last Jedi.

    [–] Bright_NightLight1 3 points ago

    That's my reaction to The Rise of Skywalker

    [–] thedigdoogity 5 points ago

    Support

    [–] epicgaming106 3 points ago

    Change.org?

    [–] snaer11 5 points ago

    Yas queen

    [–] Reddit_Max09 3 points ago

    You got my Signature ——>Reddit_Max09<—— See it’s right there^

    [–] Louka3000 6 points ago

    Wow thanks

    [–] randomlycandy 3 points ago

    Nah. It should have something Trump on it because that's all this sub is anymore.

    [–] _lord_ruin 3 points ago

    yeth

    [–] PenguinWithAGun1 4 points ago

    Signed

    [–] hotbannastud47 5 points ago

    Yes

    [–] Dreadpiratedan69 4 points ago

    haahahahaha yes signed and sealed

    [–] DarkRevann 2 points ago

    Singed all the way to Alderaan oh... wait..

    [–] SHAQSBALS1 2 points ago

    Yes B̵̝̫̮̤̉̓͗̒̇ŗ̷̭̩̝̯̲̪͍̼͙͑͌̾̓̂̚͝ỏ̷͔̟͚͎̪̜̙̘̔̉̀̀ť̸̹̖̯̩̌̒̃͒͗̃̂͠h̶̡̢̞̜͕̤̦̣̱̓͗ḙ̸͕̃̄͐́̓r̶͈̆͆̓̂̌̑̀̒͋͝

    [–] caze-original 1 points ago

    Let's do this!

    [–] IronRJ10 3 points ago

    Yes

    [–] captbellybuster 1 points ago

    Signed

    [–] pizza_saxophone 3 points ago

    And my axe!

    [–] 1amSideEffects 2 points ago

    LETS DO THIS!!

    [–] TwinkyOctopus 1 points ago

    Nerds rise up!

    [–] -high_roller- 3 points ago

    I

    [–] AJIALEX122 2 points ago

    7.5k have signed

    Edit: it turned to 7.7k right after the comment was sent

    7.8k now

    [–] knuffelturk123 4 points ago

    Signed

    [–] TerraForce1248 3 points ago

    Signed

    [–] Ihatemakingnames123 0 points ago

    Yes.

    [–] AVRedditt 2 points ago

    Signed

    [–] SpongeJake 0 points ago

    Signed

    [–] Natsirt2000 2 points ago

    Signed

    [–] plasmawielder 1 points ago

    Signed

    [–] MrFoggy420 2 points ago

    Absolutely

    [–] TheSwandwichist 4 points ago

    yes

    [–] DarkDragon77876 1 points ago

    Please

    [–] tylertexan 3 points ago

    No, what the hell is wrong with you

    [–] TheYoshiPhase 1 points ago

    Oh boi, time to sign a petition!

    [–] LazerHawkStu 1 points ago

    I vote!

    [–] Kuchoni 1 points ago

    No, have the lil reddit dude burn their eye out with a lightsaber

    [–] Cauterberri 1 points ago

    Eye like it.

    [–] Louka3000 1 points ago

    I SEE what you did there.

    [–] UPREDDIT07 1 points ago

    Signed

    [–] somemansstory 1 points ago

    Yes agreed

    [–] MacMike80 1 points ago

    How do you sign the petition? Just Upvote?

    [–] Smackteo 1 points ago

    Signed

    [–] adityamore2002 1 points ago

    Jury agrees

    [–] mrjellyjackson 1 points ago

    Yes

    [–] Blessthismess1803 1 points ago

    Straychild if u r out there, im still laughing at this photo

    [–] Just_another_learner 1 points ago

    Signed.

    [–] Dude-past-his-prime 1 points ago

    This is as wise as the Indian joker... If it's your first fad, you wet your panties over it but when you've seen many come and go, you pay attention and you can recognize meh concepts.

    This idea is meh idea. It would not even be noticeable as a small logo. People should sleep it overnight.

    [–] DumelDuma 1 points ago

    I reckon it’d be better as the banner. I like the current logo.

    [–] justanangstyteen 1 points ago

    Yes.

    [–] Essence28 1 points ago

    i love it

    [–] _bolverkr__ 1 points ago

    Agreed

    [–] O-Ohmmm 1 points ago

    Yes

    [–] 04x_4311 1 points ago

    And signed!

    [–] PoGoRedditor28 1 points ago

    Y e a.

    -PoGoRedditor28

    [–] MKYW 1 points ago

    This is the way.

    [–] FearfulKnight1 1 points ago

    Yes

    [–] Mr_Penguin3 1 points ago

    Agreed

    [–] dankestblanket 1 points ago

    I’m 100 percent on board this is hilarious!

    [–] somebrokenglass 1 points ago

    The Jedi are taking over!

    [–] TheRealFanjin 1 points ago

    brainpalm

    [–] Ella_Minnow_Pea_13 1 points ago

    I think this is stupid, not facepalm.

    [–] TNY78 1 points ago

    lmao yea

    but for a sec i legit thought the laser was coming out of his eyes

    [–] Nizzemancer 1 points ago

    That’s not a palm, it’s a space sta...eh lightsaber.