It's a Simple Spell But Quite Unbreakable

It's a Simple Spell But Quite Unbreakable

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Updated Dec 22, 2020 at 04:57AM EST by shevyrolet.

Added Nov 06, 2018 at 03:00PM EST by Matt.

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"It's a Simple Spell But Quite Unbreakable" is a memorable quote uttered by the character Doctor Strange in the 2018 superhero film Avengers: Infinity War. Online, a screen-capture from the scene has been used in reaction images and image macros featuring the quote as a punchline to various jokes about easy-to-do protective measures.

Origin

On April 27th, 2018, the film Avengers: Infinity War was released in theaters in the United States.[1] In the film, the character Dr. Strange (portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch) deflects an attack by Ebony Maw (portrayed by Tom Vaughan-Lawlor) and says the line, "It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable" (shown below).



On September 7th, Instagram [2] user @momsdelfructas posted a Spanish-language meme of the moment, including a screen capture of the scene. The post received more than 300 likes in two months (shown below).


poner un asterisco para corregir una pabrala ES un hechizo simple pero inquebrantable

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On November 6th, Redditor [3] tr7272 posted a No Nut November variant of the meme. They captioned the post, "When you disable Bluetooth while watching Porn so you can't accidentally stream it to another room." The post received more than 15,000 points (96% upvoted) and 130 comments in 24 hours (shown below, left).

Over the next 24 hours, Redditors continued to post versions of the meme on the /r/dankmemes subreddit (examples below, center and right).


When you disable Bluetooth while watching P--- so you can't accidentally stream it to another room It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable. When you turn on airplane mode while playing a mobile game so you don't get any ads It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable. 3rd graders when they put p--- in a folder called homework It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable.

Various Examples


When someone roasts you but you reply 'I am rubber you are glue, whatever you say bounces off me and sticks to you It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable. When you put headphones on with no music in order to avoid social interaction It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable. When you make your memes in Microsoft word on your phone but it is barely noticeable and you get more than 7 upvote:s It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable.
When your breaking out the old p---, but remember to turn on incognito It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable When you make a s----- NNN meme and get 30k upvotes effortlessly It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable. when you reply with "oof" to a serious conversation It's a simple spell but quite unbreakable.

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