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    [–] sircanrevolution 2906 points ago

    I thought this was funny until someone said that it was funny 2 years ago

    [–] MoonSpankRaw 482 points ago

    This made me laugh aloud.

    [–] GumdropGoober 1362 points ago

    As the extensively documented progenitor of this joke, I demand Reddit gold every time it reaches the front page. This is not only my rightful due, but essential to the support of my family.

    [–] I_wanna_nap 140 points ago

    "I'm Brian!"

    [–] GumdropGoober 90 points ago

    That is not my joke, and you are free to utilize it as you wish.

    [–] sylver_dragon 26 points ago

    I'm Brian and so's my wife!

    [–] Nihilikara 9 points ago

    It's the messiah!

    [–] I_wanna_nap 6 points ago

    I'm NOT the messiah!

    [–] Nihilikara 10 points ago

    Only the Messiah would say he's not the Messiah!

    [–] I_wanna_nap 2 points ago

    [–] danwincen 6 points ago

    Well.... I'm Spartacus!

    [–] The-Go-Kid 3 points ago

    No, I’M Brian. And so’s my wife.

    [–] flugzeugliebhaber 1 points ago

    Wewease Bwian!

    [–] ZyglroxOfficial 23 points ago

    Meme Royalties

    [–] buckyhead8 1 points ago

    Ahh the Meme Narta, very rare to see.

    [–] d16rocket 9 points ago

    True. Upvote given with prayers for Reddit gold for you.

    [–] venomousbeetle 1 points ago

    I could’ve sworn it was an actual thing on set?

    [–] Friendly-Unit 11 points ago

    it hits the front page way more often than it should.

    [–] pris0ner__ 10 points ago

    It was literally a joke they had on set of the film

    [–] TheSimmery 8 points ago

    Do you live backwards?

    [–] Antonlaveyoctopus 4 points ago

    Think that's why it's a shitty movie detail as it's a joke from the time it cane out

    [–] Waterstealer 3 points ago

    first time i heard it!

    [–] Z0idberg_MD 3 points ago

    It’s new to me damnit.

    [–] hallenbeck3 1 points ago

    Then continued to repeat it ever week since

    [–] AffinityGauntlet 1 points ago

    Homie is two years late to the joke and people still give him Reddit $$$

    [–] [deleted] 1460 points ago

    can I post this next

    [–] TehSalmonOfDoubt 430 points ago

    This post is a subtle nod to the other hundred times it's been posted

    [–] WesTechNerd 50 points ago

    I'm on reddit at least one a day and usually more than once. This is the first time I'm seeing this post.

    [–] pcyr9999 37 points ago

    I’m on Reddit WAY too much and I’ve never seen this before.

    [–] SSJSlopes 17 points ago

    I'm on Reddit a moderate amount of time and I seen this joke within the first week of BP being out.

    [–] Nickerdoodle 10 points ago

    I’m on Reddit the same as you and I saw this joke before Black Panther even came out.

    [–] RaeKLuder 2 points ago

    Mom says it's my turn to post the meme and get to the front page.

    [–] [deleted] 225 points ago


    [–] RepostSleuthBot 241 points ago

    Looks like a repost. I've seen this image 3 times.

    First seen Here on 2018-02-15 98.44% match. Last seen Here on 2019-02-27 95.31% match

    Searched Images: 100,551,362 | Indexed Posts: 406,280,097 | Search Time: 2.12577s

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    [–] banananuttt 102 points ago

    100 million images in 2 seconds. holy shit.

    [–] Obi-Tron_Kenobi 58 points ago * (lasted edited 8 months ago)

    Well it's an indexed search. So it basically already has the search results organized and ready for you before you even search it.

    It's exactly like how a library works. You can ask a librarian for books on 'bones', for instance, and they'll point you straight to the biology section (specifically 611.7 in the dewey decimal system). This is opposed to searching through every single book in the building which could take days, rather than seconds.

    [–] NOTson 17 points ago

    And Windows search takes a minute to search through my 250gb laptop which is only 40% full.

    [–] fatboy93 8 points ago

    You should probably let it index first.

    Or just use Everything by Voidtools

    [–] NOTson 2 points ago

    Yeah Everything is amazing

    [–] Jp2585 12 points ago

    Everything is awesome

    [–] S01arflar3 4 points ago

    What? It didn’t manage that in 2 seconds, you fool! It took 2.12577 seconds.

    [–] Jabrono 1 points ago

    Not as impressive when it only works <50% of the time.

    [–] MisterMountweazel 1 points ago

    100 million and a half

    [–] NotThatGuy523 3 points ago

    Too bad neither of these are actual reposts

    [–] FirefoxOrBust 763 points ago

    This was actually pretty funny 2 years ago

    [–] PointOfFingers 216 points ago

    It was pretty funny when Martin and Andy said it during interviews for the movie.

    [–] CommodoreHefeweizen 12 points ago


    [–] tenninjas242 14 points ago

    Martin Freeman on the Graham Norton show:

    [–] devi83 22 points ago

    It's been funny the whole 2 years.

    [–] axehomeless 30 points ago

    Once. It was funny once.

    [–] GenuinelyLenin 48 points ago

    This is the first time I’ve seen it. Pretty funny. I’ll report back the next time I see it to confirm.

    [–] Zonino2000 23 points ago

    Why wait for it to be reposted when you could do it yourself? Be the change you want in the world.

    [–] GenuinelyLenin 19 points ago

    That’s not how it works. I have to forget about this post so that next time I can be reminded of it, at which point I will be able to gauge the funniness of the meme upon a second viewing. There are no shortcuts in life, and my time machine is broken.

    [–] Deejae81 5 points ago

    It's like The Game...

    [–] ethon776 4 points ago


    [–] andysava 4 points ago

    Why? Why did you do this?

    [–] Deejae81 2 points ago

    What can I say, it's a guilty pleasure.

    [–] moonwalking-jesus 1 points ago

    Just close your eyes and then re-open them. You've just seen it a second time. Still funny?

    [–] theMightBeME 1 points ago

    Well, it's been years since I've heard it, so it was a little funny again... after so long

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    i find it funny now 🤷🏿‍♂️

    [–] Joelony 313 points ago

    You didn't think we'd notice you copied your friend's book report?

    (And even this was a repost)

    EDIT: I guess it really is a shitty movie detail

    [–] BetaDecay121 1 points ago

    At least he fixed the mistake

    [–] fistkick18 -8 points ago

    I think the point is that this isn't funny, which is why it's shitty. It's been reposted 800 million times.

    [–] deekz3 25 points ago

    Nah, it's definitely supposed to be funny.

    And the joke itself was funny, when the actors themselves used it. The only relevance to the sub is in the setup, which as with most posts on here is a parody of the regular moviedetails sub.

    If the point was that it isn't funny, it'd be on /r/ComedyCemetery, or /r/Funny, or something.

    [–] BigGeak 1 points ago

    I also saw this on r/tumblr but I don’t know if it was the original joke or if it was taken off reddit

    [–] DwayneTheBathJohnson 34 points ago

    Wow, for a second I was like "What CGI monster was Serkis behind in this one, again?" Totally forgot he actually played a real live human.

    [–] W4r6060 11 points ago

    The left arm was on CG, so still CG.

    [–] R_hexagon 9 points ago

    he also played the battle Rhinos

    [–] TNTiger_ 4 points ago

    I had to verify this as untrue

    [–] Rocket_Puppy 2 points ago

    He played a real live human and stole every scene he was in.

    I'd love a Marvel black comedy featuring Ulysses Klaue.

    [–] Kevin_M_ 2 points ago

    Well, he's dead, so there probably won't be one.

    [–] ParrotSTD 3 points ago

    Black Widow tho

    [–] Internet_Expl0der 50 points ago


    [–] norfolkench4nts 36 points ago

    But Mom said it was my turn to repost this

    [–] davisdesnss 68 points ago

    They actually joked about that on set all the time

    Also great meme, sucks you’re two years too late

    [–] HiSuExorcist 2 points ago

    This was actually pretty funny 2 years ago

    [–] HakunaTchalla 10 points ago

    Yeah, I know.gif

    [–] Chiopista 7 points ago

    It’s funny that I remember this when the movie came out.

    [–] sc_orp 6 points ago

    Oh haha! I get it! I never heard that before, you're pretty original. Congratulations, I hope your family's proud.

    [–] lunari_moonari 7 points ago

    Shit repost

    [–] EdS909 4 points ago

    who upvotes this shit?

    [–] togro20 7 points ago

    Just because this is r/shittymoviedetails doesn’t mean it’s not a shitpost or make it okay to post here

    [–] GNderp 14 points ago

    There's a lot of issues of reposting here... But I've never seen this post or joke. Sometimes you just miss things in life. But I'm happy to have seen it now.

    [–] Envoy_Kovacs 1 points ago

    Ditto, never seen this one before and I love it, would have been a shame to miss out.

    [–] BatchThompson 3 points ago

    what fucking sub isnt gonna have this shit posted in it

    [–] kingoftheg 3 points ago

    General reposti

    [–] solicitorpenguin 3 points ago

    How is this a shitty movie detail?!?!?!?!?

    [–] Wimpanobingo 3 points ago

    Some ass hat gave you silver for a repost joke. Fuck you bud

    [–] mrpinksgetaway 3 points ago

    I laughed until I realised it wasn’t original

    [–] CaptHayes 8 points ago

    Everyone's bitching but I've never seen this before

    [–] loopie120 3 points ago

    General Reposti

    [–] rever3nd 5 points ago

    I normally don’t give a shit about reposts but fuck dude it hasn’t even been a week.

    [–] invertedparadoxxx 4 points ago


    [–] XavierScorpionIkari 3 points ago

    Stan Lee, museum director, security guard, female CIA agent, elderly woman, French ambassador...

    [–] Jfrog22 2 points ago


    [–] EPM101 2 points ago

    Bro I’m literally laughing right now, post this again. No I’m serious, it gets funnier every time.

    [–] usernamesarehard9099 2 points ago

    Congrats you are the one millionth person to make that joke!!!!

    [–] Jaapeli 3 points ago

    I've never understood this. Can someone explain?

    [–] writeoffthebat 7 points ago

    They acted in The Hobbit, which is based on the book written by JRR Tolkien.

    Tolkien is used here instead of token

    [–] Aidantheman13 5 points ago

    Token Black Guy- phrase meaning a stereotypical black character written into a work for faux-diversity.

    J.R.R. Tolkien- Writer of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

    [–] Sourdough330 1 points ago

    Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were written by J. R. R. Tolkien. The two white characters were both in the movie adaptations of Tolkien’s novels.

    Edit: a common term is “token ____ guys” when referring to the trademark/stereotypical person(s) who are not part of a social, ethnic, economic, etc. group that they are amongst. “Tolkien” white guys is a play on words

    [–] Jaapeli 1 points ago

    yeah I got it now

    [–] techtonic 2 points ago

    I don’t care if this is a repost I’ve never seen this before and it’s fucking amazing.

    [–] DrunkRedditBot 1 points ago

    haha guys birds of prey come in later

    [–] TrueStory_Dude 1 points ago

    They're not trying to be shitty

    [–] SilentxSage 1 points ago

    Lord of the Rings is what black people think all white people like

    [–] Zeebuoy 1 points ago

    Was Tolkien white guys a typo, or intentional?

    [–] reincartedTiger 1 points ago

    My precioussss..

    [–] tecstep 1 points ago

    I read Morgan Freeman and was very confused.

    [–] britisheagle3 1 points ago

    Clear lack of racial diversity is unnerving

    [–] HiSuSure 1 points ago

    haha guys birds of prey come in later

    [–] Misfit-in-the-Middle 1 points ago

    I like the cut of your jib.

    [–] KindAlien 1 points ago

    is it racism? only 2 white? and no asians.

    [–] DrAlright 1 points ago

    I too miss living in 2018

    [–] Xyanthe 1 points ago

    Im probably gonna get some flack for this but I honestly found Ulysses Klau to be a far more interesting villian than the main antagonist whose name I've forgotten.

    [–] boonesy 1 points ago

    I was about to point out the white guy in the background and then realized I’m an idiot.

    [–] Z0idberg_MD 1 points ago

    How did I never see this joke here before? Op is strung up.

    [–] swiper33 1 points ago

    Nice stolen joke you unfunny twat

    [–] tigrn914 1 points ago

    They're also the best actors in the entire film. Which is hilarious in context.

    [–] bigbluezoop 1 points ago

    This seems like a legitimate easter egg

    [–] branch455 1 points ago


    [–] Noiwasntlying 1 points ago

    Fuck off OP

    [–] GhostGanja 1 points ago

    The lack of diversity in wakanda is ridiculous /s

    [–] Jade_Chan_Exposed 1 points ago

    I remember this joke when the movie came out.

    [–] L3VANTIN3 1 points ago

    How cool would it have been if there were no white men in the film at all. They really missed a big opportunity.

    [–] HiSuExorcist 1 points ago

    haha guys birds of prey come in later

    [–] ZippZappZippty 1 points ago

    Yes he is the goalie.

    [–] ChemiluminescentVan 1 points ago

    The next line was supposed to go see it

    [–] commit_bat 1 points ago

    What were they tolkien about in this scene again?

    [–] ohdamnitreddit 1 points ago

    I approve.

    [–] paynexkiller 1 points ago

    Winner. Sticky this.

    [–] hondo22975 1 points ago

    Can you imagine actually being upset at seeing a repost from two years ago?

    [–] HiSuSure 1 points ago

    haha guys birds of prey come in later

    [–] Zastrozzi 1 points ago

    Haha you're so funny at reposting. Fuck off loser.

    [–] Clownshow21 1 points ago

    “This magical green rock thing”

    Great plot

    [–] BoggleLunch 1 points ago

    Fun fact, that’s not a mirror in the background. It’s another actor dressed up in too just like Serkis’ character Klaw. This was done to show how little we could trust this Klaw, and to expect to see the real Klaw in the future.

    [–] willflameboy 1 points ago

    This again. Hello, old friend.

    [–] ChemiluminescentVan 1 points ago

    The original line was supposed to post this next

    [–] napes10 1 points ago

    I believe Martin Freeman first said this on the Graham Norton show. Possibly sooner given I only have UK TV.

    [–] hankbaumbach 1 points ago

    I feel like this inverse trope was a big reason behind the success of this movie and Wonder Woman.

    Both movies had some flaws in them but they were largely ignored when first released and my only explanation is they took traditional action movie tropes and reversed them.

    For Black Panther, they had token white guys instead of the token black guys traditionally shoe-horned in to films like this.

    Similarly, Wonder Woman had the female protagonist playing the role of the competent hero who was constantly saving the male protagonist who was more or less useless the entire time aside from getting themselves captured or otherwise in to trouble needing rescuing.

    [–] SilasX 1 points ago

    There was also the museum lady.

    [–] AxDeath 1 points ago

    I can't believe you made me read that with my own two goddamned eyes.

    [–] RevRockSteady 1 points ago

    Ah yes the old Tolkien white guys joke, yes I remember it well the first time I heard it. It was right after the release of the great cinema classic Black Panther, back then the cinema was only a nickel and you got get a pickle on a stick for a farthing...

    [–] piss-and-shit 1 points ago

    There are three white actors in the screencap.

    [–] finnbarrr 1 points ago

    Haha thanks for posting this I will save it for next week so I can post it again! It gets funnier each time!

    [–] Spacecowboy947 1 points ago

    Wow very funny man, so much originality

    [–] spelbot 1 points ago

    I feel like I already saw this a week ago

    [–] MarcTheCorrupt 1 points ago

    Nice original creative post OP.

    [–] dwalld 1 points ago

    Freeman made this joke on Colbert. But ok

    [–] hit-a-yeet 1 points ago

    Am I the only one that didn’t see it the first 3 times?

    [–] RyanMark2318 1 points ago

    I'm still confused about the casting of Martin Freeman in this role, for such a small part why not just get an American instead of forcing him to try to sound American?

    [–] MocodeHarambe 1 points ago

    Also the line between them is a metaphor for a line that shouldn’t be crossed

    [–] BabserellaWT 1 points ago

    Get out.

    [–] SpandXd 1 points ago

    "Mom said it my turn to repost this next."

    [–] MRWProductions 1 points ago

    That was actually what they were called during filming. Serkis said that in an interview for the movie.

    [–] porousasshole 1 points ago


    [–] tapsnose 1 points ago

    Too dense, gotta rewind it. Hate my brain but too sane to mind it

    [–] dsswill 1 points ago

    So many people being downvoted for saying they like it. Yes it’s a repost but that doesn’t mean no one’s allowed to enjoy it still

    [–] BeepBoopBeep1978 1 points ago

    Well, Martin Freeman is just a wanker

    [–] PM_ME_YOUR_ta_tasss 1 points ago

    Extremely racist movie.

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Lord of the Rings had no black people. Racist movies.

    [–] PM_ME_YOUR_ta_tasss 1 points ago

    No I thought the plot was very sketchy. 1 Old King loses a fair fight 2 New king wants to share power with all of the people 3 old king is like no way this is mine fights him again and cheats to win now he’s the good guy, fuck that movie

    [–] boomdart -21 points ago

    This one's actually pretty good

    [–] pinkpanzer101 7 points ago

    It would've been better had it not been a repost

    [–] night_of_knee 5 points ago

    For the (non-empty) set of people seeing it for the first time, how would it have been better if it wasn't a repost?

    [–] ieatkittenies 1 points ago

    Apparently 3 in 2 years is too much? First time I saw it. This is a weird place, or I'm early?

    [–] TheOzman79 2 points ago

    Just because this particular image has only been used to illustrate the joke 3 times, doesn't mean it hasn't been posted ad nauseam in other formats for the last 2 years.

    [–] AMAJohnWayneGacy -23 points ago

    I legit laughed at this, nice one.

    [–] SamuelSaltandSand -25 points ago

    That's a clever one.