Flex Tape Can't Fix That

Flex Tape Can't Fix That

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About

Flex Tape Can't Fix That refers to an image of an audience member of Battlebots holding a sign that says the phrase. The image has been used as a reaction image on Reddit in response to screenshots of cringeworthy text exchanged.

Origin

On June 7th, 2019, Redditor b0ssguy300 posted to /r/memes[1] the image of a man holding a sign that says "Flex Tape Can't Fix That," referring to the popular Flex Tape meme started by JonTron. The user stated he saw the image while watching Battlebots. The post gained over 130 points (shown below).


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The template saw use across Reddit over the following months. On September 28th, 2019, Redditor Willyyum2 posted an example in /r/memes[2] that gained over 27,000 points (shown below, left). User Kronos_Gaming posted an example on September 9th, gaining over 190 points (shown below, right).


Bing CEO caught using Google on his office computer... bit.ly/2kuuej3 Images Google FLEX TAPE CAN'T FIX THAT So l'm @ the bank waiting in line & the guy in front of me is spitting game to the teller, she's laughing & he's attractive so I can tell she's digging it, he asks her if he can take her out and she says "with what? The whole $11.96 you got in your account?" FLEX TAPE CAN'T FIX THAT

The template began growing more popular in January of 2020. That month, several popular examples were posted in Reddit, including January 12th posts by TheRafwan that gained over 28,000 points in /r/dankmemes[3] (shown below, left) and a post by supremeyeeetz in /r/dankmemes[4] that gained over 7,500 points (shown below, right). The meme was covered by Stayhipp.[5]


YOU MATCHED WITH LEAH ON 1/19/17 I can be your sugar daddy 2/3rds of your profile is a copy paste I mean 2/3 of your face is makeup but I'm not bitching Sent FLEX TAPE CAN'T FIX THAT Today 2:40 PM So, he just called me fat So, I blocked him asap. Hmm. Did that make you any thinner tho? FLEX TAPE CAN'T FIX THAT made with uuematic

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