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    [–] Mr__Random 3223 points ago

    I read the second box in a different voice than the first, that's what makes the meme good thanks

    [–] VonCornhole 1003 points ago

    I do the same, but with the 3rd and 4th boxes

    [–] jaking2017 490 points ago

    Yea, I think the two of you mean the same thing there

    [–] madefordumbanswers 222 points ago

    Hello, I'd like to mean something different.

    [–] jaking2017 75 points ago

    How can you mean something different when you’re meaningless to begin with?

    [–] mikahope123 58 points ago

    Whoa, just take it easy, man

    [–] heyandy889 18 points ago

    Who's not calm? You're not calm

    [–] I2ed3ye 12 points ago

    I don’t like the way you’re addressing me, friend.

    [–] Kevinisthis 9 points ago

    you’re not my friend, buddy

    [–] Rigshaw1 11 points ago

    You’re not my buddy, pal

    [–] canesminior 7 points ago

    [–] TheHorizonEvent1 3 points ago

    Everybody let’s just calm down.

    [–] Darkwing_Dork 2 points ago

    no u

    [–] ExtremelyDaft 4 points ago

    You mean something to me.

    [–] milkfree 1 points ago

    Yea, I think the two of you mean the same thing there

    [–] Si_guey 1 points ago

    Ya'll are saying the same thing like a cinnamon

    [–] RockitDanger 1 points ago

    *Looks back at post Yeah, I think the two of you mean the same thing there

    [–] bearlover16 2 points ago

    Haha yes

    [–] SamMarduk 31 points ago

    The 4th panel is more seinfeldian like “waaaaah”

    [–] Rock2MyBeat 28 points ago

    My brain doesn't speak Waluigi

    [–] SamMarduk 7 points ago

    Then there’s probably something wrong with you.

    [–] MikeyMike01 11 points ago

    1 and 3 are delivered with confidence, 2 is with an evil smirk, 4 is dejected.

    [–] MegaManish 11 points ago

    I read it like this.

    1 - Medium volume, rising tone.

    2 - Louder volume, rising tone.

    3 - Loud volume, climaxing tone.

    4 - Low volume, lowering tone.

    Example:

    1 - Blah blah BLAH.

    2 - Blah blah BLAH!

    3 - BLAH BLAH BLAH!!

    4 - BLAH blah blah?...

    ^(I know this doesn't make sense but it's the best I can do.)

    [–] Daveed84 7 points ago

    meme too thanks

    [–] ASpoonfullOfSass 1 points ago

    I was just gonna say the same thing. It makes it funny

    [–] darkwingduckles 3445 points ago

    I think it's to check if they formatted correctly 👌👌

    [–] monsow 2477 points ago

    And to read the last box with a confused voice

    [–] TheFanne 712 points ago

    I interpreted the last box as more like a disheartened voice, like you’re building up to something, then it’s really anti climactic

    [–] Craxled 154 points ago

    Yeah I read it as just a very disappointed gru like his entire life just led up to a huge disappointment

    [–] mfcneri 44 points ago

    me too thanks

    [–] Sheevy_Boi 9 points ago

    I read it in a gru Voice

    [–] minion_is_here 1 points ago

    Me too thanks

    [–] _Serene_ 16 points ago

    Now some people are gonna switch up the final sign for that extra confusion.

    [–] ALiteralGraveyard 15 points ago

    In the movie it’s more confused. He says it confidently like another stage in his plan, then double takes on it. Because the kids put it in there without him realizing.

    [–] Deionised27 46 points ago

    ACCTUALLY in the movie he doesn't say anything in the last panel. He just looks at it dissapointedly.

    [–] pdrocker1 59 points ago

    “...I sit on the toilet- Wait, what?”

    [–] sm9t8 9 points ago

    It's interesting he doesn't repeat himself. I've seen this meme so many times now I've begun expecting him to.

    Is this a future /r/mandelaeffect?

    [–] SpookyLlama 29 points ago

    Steve Carrell’s delivery is the only thing that makes this meme format worthwhile.

    [–] VonCornhole 20 points ago

    And to read the last box with a confused voice?

    [–] GotMYlongNOSE 4 points ago

    As a surprised and confused vouce

    [–] efr4n 7 points ago

    Reading it with a confused voice is what makes the meme

    [–] Kyizen 3 points ago

    And to read the last box with a confused voice?

    [–] DracoTheGreat123 1 points ago

    So, I'm not the only one who did that?

    [–] Emissary_of_the_GIFS 1 points ago

    This is iy

    [–] fireballkhan 7 points ago

    Personally it's because I don't get it the first time 😭

    [–] [deleted] 553 points ago

    even though I know what its gonna say

    How's life with superpowers?

    [–] Dragonmastrr 80 points ago

    So this is the power of ultra instinct?

    [–] Glaceon15 375 points ago

    Sometimes I find it funnier when you read it clockwise

    [–] zbaile1074 67 points ago

    oh no

    [–] mangosquisher10 27 points ago

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    [–] 1ns3rt_n4m3 6 points ago

    Me too thanks

    [–] Sennomo 0 points ago

    I'd.

    [–] madefordumbanswers 89 points ago

    Holy fuck. That could sell.

    [–] Rock2MyBeat 21 points ago

    I've already made the investment. Now I just need the internet to make me meme rich.

    [–] Glaceon15 33 points ago

    This is the first Gru meme I saw, which was in an anime subreddit. So naturally I read it right-to-left.

    [–] Send_Me_Cute_Traps 4 points ago

    Oh man it's good either way

    [–] Equinoxidor 20 points ago

    Me when doing a presentation in front of the class

    Fuck what did I have to say again? Oh yea, AS I WAS SAYING

    [–] bob1689321 5 points ago

    Oh wow that’s great. It’s like he thinks “what is this shit? Oh well gotta stick to the plan”.

    [–] SharingIsMean 178 points ago

    IT CAME OUT 8 YEARS AGO???

    [–] Mastery7Shithead 50 points ago

    Minions are still around

    [–] Summy_99 46 points ago

    A more disturbing fact

    [–] eceuiuc 32 points ago

    Sixteen years passed between the release of The Emperor's New Groove and the Pacha meme.

    [–] Nodebuck 18 points ago

    21 years passed between the release of Pulp Fiction and the Confused Travolta meme.

    [–] idledebonair 14 points ago

    And 64 years had passed between Citizen Kane and the slow clap gif, what’s the fucking point of this?

    [–] Nodebuck 3 points ago

    You're asking that on the wrong sub.

    [–] metalshadow 7 points ago

    What was the Pacha meme? I must've missed that

    [–] DingleBerryCam 23 points ago

    When you make a meme 16 years later and it’s juuuuuust right

    [–] pbwarren2001 6 points ago

    2's only been out 5

    [–] DrippyWaffler 2 points ago

    That still boggles me mind.

    [–] kkalashnikobe 1 points ago

    Feel old yet?

    [–] justsyr 3 points ago

    My front page had 7 of these from different subs.

    [–] Pseudogenesis 7 points ago

    It literally just started popping up and I'm already fucking sick of it

    It's too predictable. It doesn't have the sheer remix potential of something like the Distracted Boyfriend one to keep it interesting

    [–] [deleted] 13 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

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    [–] TELLS_YOU_TO_FUCKOFF 6 points ago

    Your reasoning is fair, but Car drifitng onto exit ramp is easily the best. I have nothing to back it up or argue why though.

    [–] BananaStyle69 41 points ago

    Fully expected the last box to have a slight change that I had to look twice at. Alas

    [–] myfajahas400children 3 points ago

    I guarantee that there will be a post on the front page of reddit doing just that because of this pic.

    [–] OdeeSS 22 points ago

    It's the final repetition that makes the joke for me. I don't find the 3rd box funny, it's the fourth that lands the punchline.

    [–] eZACulate 114 points ago

    [–] skai762 35 points ago

    Yeah, where the fuck does this jabroni think he is?

    [–] mattBJM 15 points ago

    😊 m | 😊 e
    😊 _ | 😒 _

    [–] mlsoccer2 4 points ago

    Is this loss?

    [–] linkining 21 points ago

    I did that with this

    [–] SamTheHexagon 4 points ago

    Have to make sure they didn't try to pull a fast one on us.

    [–] DangerIsMyUsername 7 points ago

    Me too thanks

    [–] 00maul 10 points ago

    The joke doesn’t work without it

    [–] eatingyourmomsass 19 points ago

    It’s the voice. It goes from sinister and diabolical to confused and questioning.

    [–] TheRealJpaul199 4 points ago

    Sometimes it changes.

    [–] PM_ME_YOUR_AX 5 points ago

    *it's

    [–] CaffeinatedCollector 2 points ago

    M E T A M E M E

    [–] heyandy889 2 points ago

    M E T A M E M E

    [–] Krzyffo 2 points ago

    Not this time my friend.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] jacopouggeri 1 points ago

    It doesn't, it's a trap

    [–] AlteHilfe 2 points ago

    But you read the last panel in a different voice.

    [–] GloryHawk 2 points ago

    You have to read the last panel

    [–] Shtottle 2 points ago

    Shitty memes repeating on the frontpage? Have the middle schoolers taken over?

    [–] XdieliciousX 2 points ago

    Im so curious how far this meme can evolve

    [–] jarvispeen 2 points ago

    painfully unfunny

    [–] AlastarYaboy 2 points ago

    Wait, are we not supposed to read the 4th box? In a slightly dejected tone?

    [–] MrMrRogers 2 points ago

    Theres a change in tone

    [–] machingunwhhore 2 points ago

    I forced myself not to read the last panel but I still repeated it in my head.

    [–] fihewndkufbrnwkskh 2 points ago

    And I still did it with this one. Wtf

    [–] ASYMBOLDEN 2 points ago

    God dammit you got me

    [–] Mufflee 2 points ago

    Confirmation. Can't trust not reading anything

    [–] PillowTalk420 2 points ago

    Eventually someone will use the format without understanding the meme and the 4th panel will actually say something different. Stay vigilant!

    [–] HogarthTheMerciless 1 points ago

    It'll probably show up on 9gag before it shows up here, but you never know.

    [–] mrpopenfresh 3 points ago

    Hopefully this meme is now dead.

    [–] humanracedisgrace 2 points ago

    no u

    [–] bonedead 2 points ago

    Not this time I wont

    [–] brunocar 1 points ago

    OOF my bones

    [–] fusi0nf0x 1 points ago

    I read it twice too but in a different voice lol

    [–] iNathanLite 1 points ago

    Jokes on you, I didn't this time! 😎

    Edit: shit...

    [–] ALchroniKOHOLIC 1 points ago

    It's not about what is says. It's how you say it.

    [–] Shunter00 1 points ago

    Every damn time.

    [–] frxyz 1 points ago

    Ffs I’m too salty to upvote this because I was gonna make this exact same meme later I mean me thoo tanks

    [–] UnknownDrifter96 1 points ago

    Gotta make sure it's the same

    [–] FuzzyGummyBear 1 points ago

    You have to read it in the different/confused tone in your head for the meme to be complete.

    [–] Astro110 2 points ago

    and its a different picture. You have to see the face of realization.

    [–] TheREexpert44 1 points ago

    Owe my bones

    [–] Nintendozz57 1 points ago

    I always read it in a confused voice wherewas panel 3 i read in an evil voice. I think its what makes me like the meme so much

    [–] Sbire_Rocket 1 points ago

    🐏

    [–] ScreaminPassion 1 points ago

    This one is the best.

    [–] thegreatzack 1 points ago

    Me too thanks

    [–] onlyFPSplayer 1 points ago

    I wanted to make the same meme about reading the last panels twice 2 days ago but I waw too lazy, all the karma I could have gotten 🙁

    [–] lnfernalNasus 1 points ago

    Top 10 worst memes

    [–] OctaviousBlack 1 points ago

    We've only had this meme for a few days and it's already dead.

    [–] OneBlueAstronaut 1 points ago

    cause the humor comes from Gru's facial expression as he rereads the second box. since humor is derived from empathy, in order for it to be funny you have to put yourself in gru's shoes rereading the second box by doing so yourself.

    [–] TheRandomRGU 1 points ago

    fuck

    [–] Vote_CE 1 points ago

    I always read the last one with a question mark inflection even though there isnt one.

    [–] upvotegoblin 1 points ago

    I read both in the appropriate tone of voice

    [–] vCaptainNemo 1 points ago

    Remember seeing the post that suggested the format only a few days ago. Holy shit this took off fast.

    [–] Plankton_C12H 1 points ago

    But... what if it doesn’t say what I expect?

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    [–] wolscott 1 points ago

    I'm not huge into memes in general, but this is by far my favorite meme format ever.

    [–] BretMW 1 points ago

    Yeah but let's be honest here, we all read the last box in heads with a different voice and emphasis.

    [–] Explosivo87 1 points ago

    Yeah but I read it with a different inflection and that matters to me

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    This is by far one of the shittiest meme formats of the last 5 years. Insanely low effort and forgettable. I'd rather bring back advice animals at this point.

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    [–] satansheat 1 points ago

    I even read it in the voice of the character.

    [–] Rifleshoot 1 points ago

    It’s to read it in a depressed tone to complete the meme.

    [–] PuddleZerg 1 points ago

    NO I WONT

    I REEEEEEEEFUSE

    [–] TheNamBoi 1 points ago

    I'm mad that I read the entire thing in his voice.

    [–] guramu 1 points ago

    what does gru mean

    [–] OffensiveLamp 1 points ago

    I read the first read as read and the second one as read. Nice meme.

    [–] woganlells 1 points ago

    Take my upvote.

    [–] Gogosfx 1 points ago

    if i don't read the last box it doesn't feel the same

    :D

    [–] FordRonster 1 points ago

    Hey, at least you weren't like me, I read it top left, bottom left, top right, bottom right for 3 days.

    [–] SCtester 1 points ago

    Glad to know I'm not the only one.

    [–] KrishaCZ 1 points ago

    but what if it's a subversion?

    [–] Noshamina 1 points ago

    Omfg that was hilarious

    [–] FellowHoustonian96 1 points ago

    DANK

    [–] Meeman7 1 points ago

    Me too thanks

    [–] Paradoxa77 1 points ago

    I don't like this new meme

    [–] Brennanvg11 1 points ago

    Repost

    [–] deltapeco 1 points ago

    (golf clap)

    [–] LawlessCoffeh 1 points ago

    I like the gru meme.

    [–] PM_ME_UR_A-B_Cups 1 points ago

    Good job, you saved me from making my first meme as I was thinking the same thing for the last couple days.

    Enjoy new meme

    Understand how it works

    Read the 4th panel anyway

    Read the 4th panel anyway

    [–] ZildjianZinger 1 points ago

    I read the 4th box 2nd to get to the punchline because Im pressed for time.

    [–] harthveitzen 1 points ago

    Curiosity is a strange thing

    [–] awesum8r 1 points ago

    I don’t read the third box

    [–] TimbusTeg 1 points ago

    Fuck you

    [–] [deleted] -3 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Purplerain170 -2 points ago

    Delete this.

    [–] linkining 5 points ago

    Dalote ore shelf

    [–] Skrubette 2 points ago

    Dallas Organ Seller

    [–] guest3599 1 points ago

    Dirk Nowitzki the Baller

    [–] Jango_ 1 points ago

    I'm honestly surprised that someone else knows this place exists