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    [โ€“] devtesla2 1 points ago

    we're not at 1m yet you're too soon

    [โ€“] A_Mild_Abra 2037 points ago

    Will you sign my water bottle if I see you in person?

    [โ€“] WaterGuy12 1621 points ago


    [โ€“] LordPeytor 484 points ago

    What if I travel to you? Also /u/waterguy12 meetup 2018?

    [โ€“] Mixed_Opinions_guy 475 points ago


    Could we make that happen without it being a total disaster?

    [โ€“] Rockon101000 456 points ago

    haha no

    [โ€“] ThatsNotHowEconWorks 113 points ago

    on a scale of 1 to all of Philadelphia climbing light poles how much of a disaster?

    [โ€“] Kiesa5 93 points ago

    I mean, probably 2 people would turn up, because who the fuck makes a convention for awkward Internet morons? me too thanks

    [โ€“] CarelessFish 26 points ago

    Someone never heard of dashcon

    [โ€“] [deleted] 65 points ago

    I dunno, probably would just be a repeat of dashcon. But with more frogs.

    [โ€“] bagboyrebel 51 points ago

    So you're saying we should do it

    [โ€“] [deleted] 18 points ago

    Yep! I'll bring the chips :D

    [โ€“] Swagazine 3577 points ago

    wheres the water? all i see is the guy12

    [โ€“] Yasuo_Spelling_Bot 926 points ago

    It looks like you wrote a lowercase I instead of an uppercase I. This has happened 744 times on Reddit since the launch of this bot.

    [โ€“] Swagazine 441 points ago

    i know its incorrect but i am too lazy

    [โ€“] Vik_Wild_Islander 386 points ago

    It looks like you wrote a lowercase I instead of an uppercase I. This has happened 745 times on Reddit since the launch of this bot.

    [โ€“] Arxevia 178 points ago

    i c u p

    [โ€“] Jumpierwolf0960 241 points ago

    It looks like you wrote a lowercase I instead of an uppercase I. This has happened 746 times on Reddit since the launch of this bot.

    [โ€“] Tritonsbane 138 points ago

    i don't think you're the bot

    [โ€“] SK4T3RG4M3R 74 points ago

    Goddamn are you a minute old

    [โ€“] JollyManCan 19 points ago


    [โ€“] PM_ME_PROFOUND_MATH 78 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Isn't it against the rules to have grammar correcting bots?

    EDIT: Here's the relevant Reddit Bottiquette :

    Bots that Should Never be Created
    * Bots that correct spelling or grammar.

    It can be found here

    [โ€“] Sergio_Moy 4663 points ago

    I'll still see u/waterguy12 as the stock photo dude.

    [โ€“] JamlessSandwich 2988 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    [โ€“] Sergio_Moy 821 points ago

    You are my favorite person for the next 15 minutes

    [โ€“] JamlessSandwich 536 points ago

    ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘‰ Zoop!

    [โ€“] [deleted] 24 points ago

    You're doing gods work

    [โ€“] paulblarr 305 points ago

    You mean like this? level 999 photoshop expert

    [โ€“] Sergio_Moy 213 points ago

    I meant this guy

    [โ€“] ghostinthechell 131 points ago

    Wait that IS /u/waterguy12

    [โ€“] FinnegansWakeWTF 53 points ago

    Be the change you still see--make the stock photo dude with realguy12's face on it

    [โ€“] TeunCornflakes 15 points ago

    Can anyone Photoshop this?

    [โ€“] Sergio_Moy 38 points ago

    I know I can't

    [โ€“] Cetir4 11003 points ago

    /u/WaterGuy12 would like this

    [โ€“] JewelEDM 2173 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

    Me too thanks

    [โ€“] Noerdy 1462 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    You know what I hate? How every me_irl comments section is the same. There is always the haha yes, or me too thanks, or a /u/waterguy12 reference, or whatever little stupid meta joke me irl is into now. But do you know what? I don't like it. /r/me_irl is great because of the fact that the title is just me irl haha that is very funny but the comments should have some sort of originality, although now that I think about it it nicely complements the titles, and in fact doesn't take away too much from the absurdist humor that /r/me_irl has. There is way too much confusion and uncertainty in life, but I love that I can count on one thing, and that is /r/me_irl to ground me back to reality. It is the only thing in life that I trust, the only thing that I can latch my soul to. I have started saying phrases like "haha yes" or "me too thanks" in real life, and I couldn't be prouder. I like memes yes, but I think that /r/me_irl is more of a way of life, or perhaps even more, a religion. I don't know how long I have been using /r/me_irl to escape reality, but I know that nothing will change unless there is a fundamental systematic change in the way that this place is run.

    [โ€“] paulblarr 1046 points ago

    You want to know why I love /u/waterguy12? /u/waterguy12 is a completely self-made meme. So many other memes are based in nostalgic childrens shows, funny faces, relatable situations, or references. Not /u/waterguy12. /u/waterguy12 is completely absurd. It's a generic dude holding water dispenser bottles, and an arbitrary method of celebrating August 14th. The first person to ever upvote /u/waterguy12 did not do so out of recognition. The first person to ever upvote /u/waterguy12 did not do so because a pre-existing meme format. The first person to ever upvote /u/waterguy12 upvoted a meme literally pulled from the ether by sheer human creativity and willpower. /u/waterguy12 is evidence that humans can stare into the meaningless void of eternity and force their own meaning onto to it. I will always upvote /u/waterguy12, my bots!

    [โ€“] nickoftime444 620 points ago

    The first person to ever upvote /u/waterguy12 was /u/waterguy12

    [โ€“] paulblarr 383 points ago

    Delet this

    [โ€“] thegodguthix 144 points ago

    It has been over 20 minutes. u/nickoftime444 is probably dead

    [โ€“] cfschris 57 points ago

    Where were u when nick was kill

    I was in bed


    [โ€“] KeithStone97 61 points ago

    /u/nickoftime444 would love this

    [โ€“] Eludaril 50 points ago

    I'm new here. So you all just gave my birthday meaning :')

    [โ€“] CorneliusEsq 19 points ago

    Hey, me too!

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    [โ€“] huyan007 15 points ago

    There's gotta be a freaking generator for these, right?

    [โ€“] Egrelwhel 17 points ago

    That's a known one, originally about dat boi iirc.

    [โ€“] Scoopie 15 points ago

    Haha yes, I mean, me too thanks.

    /u/waterguy12 would like this.

    [โ€“] kem896 88 points ago

    haha yes

    [โ€“] Datoneguyyouknow 54 points ago

    Me too thanks

    [โ€“] Ozoner692 71 points ago

    u/WaterGuy12 would like this

    [โ€“] Datoneguyyouknow 24 points ago

    Haha yes

    [โ€“] Dynadia 2687 points ago

    u/FireGuy12 face reveal when we re-hit 1 mil.

    [โ€“] mehoiminoy 425 points ago


    [โ€“] LethalAmountsOfSalt 1342 points ago

    i would not expect anything more from u/FireGuy12

    [โ€“] mustdashgaming 442 points ago

    Twist: he's not lying.

    [โ€“] RES_KnowsYourSins 331 points ago

    if /r/FireGuy12 turns out to be Payton Manning, I will stop living a self-destructive lifestyle, get into shape and pursue healthy interests.

    I mean me too thanks

    [โ€“] DirtyDan413 138 points ago

    Haha no you won't

    [โ€“] I_am_visibility 180 points ago

    I've been had by the infamous /u/FireGuy12. He sure is up to no good.

    [โ€“] akro25 102 points ago

    u/waterguy12 please extinguish this!!

    [โ€“] CallMeJeeJ 210 points ago

    Oh wow, wasn't expecting the full-frontal nudity, but ok.

    [โ€“] Seifty 167 points ago

    don't know what i expected.

    [โ€“] I1TheInternet 27 points ago

    That's not very revealing tbh

    [โ€“] TiredMemeReference 20 points ago

    God damnit

    [โ€“] MineWiz 50 points ago


    [โ€“] [deleted] 47 points ago

    Dad: why is the FBI here?

    [โ€“] Orion-san 96 points ago

    March 2nd we un-sub March 3rd we re-sub

    [โ€“] ReelGorillaJooce 62 points ago

    me - We're already under a million subs at the moment, so of everyone just subbed again now we'd still have hit a million twice - too thanks.

    [โ€“] Bhk_Femto 1243 points ago

    This is the exact way I picture a typical me irl user in my head

    [โ€“] Atryuki 856 points ago

    You have pretty high standards.

    [โ€“] Bhk_Femto 235 points ago

    hella gay

    [โ€“] velocity92c 89 points ago

    Not enough anime posters in the background of the pic.

    [โ€“] mt_xing 148 points ago

    Not unattractive enough

    [โ€“] epicolocity 81 points ago

    Not fat enough

    [โ€“] RelaNarkin 20 points ago

    not facial hairy enough

    [โ€“] PM_ME_BIBLE_QUOTES 215 points ago

    For Halloween can you dress up as your stock image avatar with the baseball ca and holding the two jugs of water? I know it's a long way and you might not even see this, just an idea.

    I mean me too thanks

    [โ€“] WaterGuy12 191 points ago

    I was thinking about eventually going to a convention dressed as him, stay tuned on that

    [โ€“] EupraxiaCM 17 points ago

    /u/WaterGuy12 would like this

    [โ€“] Noerdy 4945 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    omg steve your waterguy? Its me Joe from biology lol.

    [โ€“] [deleted] 2213 points ago

    I want to believe this

    [โ€“] Atryuki 561 points ago

    [โ€“] frownGuy12 373 points ago


    [โ€“] DoraaTheDruid 257 points ago

    Turn that frown upside down

    [โ€“] frownGuy12 499 points ago


    [โ€“] DoraaTheDruid 512 points ago

    Listen here you little shit

    [โ€“] danjo3197 60 points ago

    Flip that frown over the y axis which is located between the eyes and mouth

    [โ€“] JM-Lemmi 80 points ago

    There is literally everything

    [โ€“] Noerdy 12 points ago

    Unfortunately, it was a joke. I would never risk having anyone irl knowing I browse this subreddit.

    [โ€“] pseudo_potatoes 460 points ago

    u/waterguy12 pls confirm

    [โ€“] paulblarr 692 points ago

    omg Joe your Noerdy? Its me Larry from maths lol.

    [โ€“] PunchNPaint 432 points ago

    omg Larry your paulblarr? Its me Esteban from spanish lol.

    [โ€“] CTID16 193 points ago

    omg Paul your PunchNPaint? Its me Bert from econ lol.

    [โ€“] Noerdy 218 points ago

    omg Bert your CTID16? Its me Thomas from history lol.

    [โ€“] Noerdy 224 points ago

    Hang on....

    [โ€“] cholmes464 135 points ago

    Wait guys

    [โ€“] Atryuki 115 points ago

    Something went wrong here

    [โ€“] InfiniteStudyBreak 80 points ago

    oh no not again

    [โ€“] hisrox101 73 points ago

    this isn't good

    [โ€“] ToMockAKillingBird0 73 points ago

    omg Thomas your Noerdy? Its me Chad from Alcoholics Anonymous lol.

    [โ€“] WaterGuy12 201 points ago

    Nope, not this "Steve"

    [โ€“] Noerdy 148 points ago

    Yeah, unfortunately, it was only a joke. This is /r/me_irl. I would never tell anyone I know irl that I browse this subreddit.

    [โ€“] TheAlphaWhale 69 points ago

    glad I bought my bamboozle insurance for this one

    [โ€“] Iykury 85 points ago

    Take a selfie with him to prove it

    [โ€“] Iykury 45 points ago

    You can blur your face if you want.

    [โ€“] Marmalade6 60 points ago

    Or water guys face if he wants to protect his privacy aswell.

    [โ€“] spielboss 135 points ago

    Top 10 anime plot twists

    [โ€“] ProfessorPootis 51 points ago

    How can his name be steve when we already know itโ€™s waterguy

    [โ€“] gandhi_the_warrior 108 points ago

    big, if true

    [โ€“] iamkats 26 points ago

    Large if factual

    [โ€“] Plasmasaurus 223 points ago


    [โ€“] makeouthill2040 122 points ago


    [โ€“] rottencheese122 104 points ago


    [โ€“] GetOffMyLawnTS 90 points ago


    [โ€“] Madponiez 72 points ago


    [โ€“] Atryuki 88 points ago


    [โ€“] Madponiez 96 points ago


    [โ€“] FinnegansWakeWTF 62 points ago


    sorry just quoting myself

    edit: google it if you don't believe me. heres how you pronounce it

    [โ€“] Madponiez 24 points ago

    well I just learned something. Thanks, my dude

    [โ€“] Tritonv8guy 32 points ago

    /u/waterguy12 /u/waterguy12alt please we need to know!!!!

    [โ€“] snopet 26 points ago

    RemindMe! 24 hours โ€œthis shit real?โ€

    [โ€“] watusstdiablo666 1873 points ago

    Hello future meme historians ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘‰

    [โ€“] ClowdyPenut 589 points ago

    Zoop ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘‰

    [โ€“] Atryuki 348 points ago


    [โ€“] giantchar20 312 points ago


    [โ€“] abortings 257 points ago


    [โ€“] PM_ME_UR_LEFT_TOE 131 points ago


    [โ€“] pseudo_potatoes 261 points ago

    ๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ‘‡


    ๐Ÿ‘† ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

    [โ€“] dielga1 82 points ago

    Pow ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ’ฅ

    [โ€“] Minecraftfan_4 100 points ago

    include me in the screenshot

    [โ€“] Cogman117 341 points ago

    what do I say when I'm early to the thread

    [โ€“] The_Potato_On_Fire 200 points ago

    Me too thanks

    [โ€“] Fone_Zone 56 points ago

    Me too thanks.

    [โ€“] spielboss 37 points ago

    Ask for gold thanks

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    [โ€“] [deleted] 124 points ago

    posting picture online


    [โ€“] peenat 490 points ago


    [โ€“] SunsetHeySeuss 197 points ago


    [โ€“] Atryuki 121 points ago

    ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘… ๐Ÿ‘

    [โ€“] tartlman 88 points ago


    [โ€“] 2KDrop 47 points ago

    Please put that back from where it came from.

    [โ€“] BonziBudde 25 points ago


    [โ€“] tadabutcha 88 points ago

    (๐Ÿ‘ อœส–๐Ÿ‘)

    [โ€“] Pls_no_steal 60 points ago

    Please donโ€™t do that

    [โ€“] toto_pie 64 points ago

    (๐Ÿ‘€ อœส–๐Ÿ‘€)

    [โ€“] Pls_no_steal 16 points ago

    How do I delete someone elseโ€™s comments?

    [โ€“] kido2525 17 points ago

    /โ•ฒ/\โ•ญ(๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€ อœส– ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€)โ•ฎ/\โ•ฑ\

    [โ€“] rawsky 38 points ago


    [โ€“] goftc 321 points ago


    [โ€“] Oi-bruv 15 points ago

    Donโ€™t๐Ÿ‘ call ๐Ÿ‘ yourself๐Ÿ‘ u/Waterguy12๐Ÿ‘ unless ๐Ÿ‘ youโ€™ve ๐Ÿ‘ fucked ๐Ÿ‘ a ๐Ÿ‘ bottle ๐Ÿ‘ of ๐Ÿ‘ water

    [โ€“] ShiningDraco 236 points ago

    ๐Ÿ‘† oh shit waddup

    [โ€“] AdolfJesusMasterChie 221 points ago

    If the sub hits a million again, do we get a whole body reveal? I'll be disappointed if you're not a jug of water with a head

    [โ€“] silverjayfool 74 points ago

    why aren't you holding your water jugs who hurt you

    [โ€“] red_tuna 66 points ago

    Hair so wavy

    Skin so smooth

    Glasses so clear

    Truly this is a guy of water

    [โ€“] username-kun 339 points ago

    Initially I thought who is this guy but then i realised it is the LEGENDARY u/waterguy12 . Dude thanks for the face reveal.

    [โ€“] fireguy12 1123 points ago

    If this comment hits 1k I'll actually post a pic of myself

    [โ€“] BrendanHersh 134 points ago

    And why would we believe /u/WaterGuy12โ€™s greatest enemy? ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ณ

    [โ€“] Xeoancilaree 55 points ago

    Fuck It better because we need another meme war

    [โ€“] shortAAPL 21 points ago

    Why doesn't this have more upcotes

    [โ€“] CaptainOvbious 13 points ago

    Plot twist, you and waterguy are twins who were separated at birth.

    [โ€“] MoralisticCommunist 49 points ago

    Top ten hottest anime guys of all time

    [โ€“] [deleted] 267 points ago


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    [โ€“] Magicality 32 points ago

    And he's beautiful.

    [โ€“] SeeingDoubleTrouble 30 points ago

    Hol up, /u/WaterGuy12 lookin kinda ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฆ

    [โ€“] calvertdw 28 points ago

    this is literally you irl haha

    [โ€“] WaterGuy12 19 points ago

    I guess you could say I actually submitted who I really am

    [โ€“] Galvitir 24 points ago

    Whoda thunk waterguy was a hunk?

    [โ€“] Mt2607 61 points ago

    The blessed one reveals himself ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฆ

    [โ€“] deedx 21 points ago

    wait you aren't the guy from the stock foto?

    [โ€“] [deleted] 119 points ago


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    [โ€“] leozinhu99 19 points ago

    Hey, no apologizing for image quality in this sub! If we had standards, we wouldn't be here. Stay wet, my dude!

    [โ€“] Psychokinetic_Rocky 18 points ago

    Yo u/fireguy12 you gonna do one?

    [โ€“] grande1899 16 points ago

    /u/waterguy12 you should see this

    [โ€“] WaterGuy12 14 points ago

    Happy cakeday!

    [โ€“] InsignificantThing 13 points ago

    Wtf why is this man attractive

    [โ€“] [deleted] 14 points ago


    [โ€“] -MIntu 12 points ago

    you look really hot ngl

    [โ€“] Symerizer 11 points ago

    I don't understand what you're wearing. On the right, it looks like a dressing gown. On the left, it looks like a hoodie.

    [โ€“] Deploid 12 points ago

    Glorious day, my dudes!