Me Me Big Boy

Me Me Big Boy

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Updated Jul 28, 2022 at 02:34AM EDT by Aidan Walker.

Added Mar 01, 2017 at 06:21PM EST by mehr.

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About

"Me Me Big Boy" is an expression popularized by YouTuber Jack Douglass, better known by his online handle Jacksfilms. The phrase began circulating widely online after Douglass uploaded a video of himself repeating "me me big boy" to a telemarketer in late February 2017.

Origin

In mid February 2017, Douglass posted "Me me big boy" as a comment on YouTube (shown below).[3]


jacksfilms 1 week ago Highlighted post Me me big boy Comment. 24976 |

Spread

On February 16th, Redditor revy_mcq submitted a post titled "Me me big boy" to the /r/jacksfilms[4] subreddit. On February 24, 2017, Douglass tweeted "Just had a telemarketer hang up on me by answering 'me me big boy'" (shown below, left).[1] Within nine days, the tweet gathered upwards of 6,600 likes and 950 retweets. On February 28th, 2017, Douglass tweeted "Me: Me / Big: Boy," gathering upwards of 9,100 likes and 1,800 retweets within four days (shown below, right).[2]


jacksfilmso Following @jacksfilms Just had a telemarketer hang up on me by answering "me me big boy" RETWEETS LIKES 911 6,535 2:14 PM-24 Feb 2017 jacksfilms @jacksfilms Me: Me Big: Boy RETWEETS LIKES 1,753 9,115 12:00 PM-28 Feb 2017

That day, YouTuber Ostrich Pecan uploaded a video of Douglas repeating the phrase "me me big boy" for an hour (shown below, left). Meanwhile, YouTuber JeanlucF100 uploaded a short video of himself uttering the expression (shown below, right).



On March 1st, 2017, Douglass uploaded a video of himself saying "me me big boy" into a phone repeatedly while talking to a telemarketer. Within 24 hours, the video gained over 490,000 views and 3,500 comments. On the 6th of the same month, YouTuber RageNineteen had created a mock version of the telephone conversation, which Jacksfilms had uploaded to his main Youtube channel.



Eight days after the original video was posted, Jack would post a parody YIAY video (#318), entitled “Me Me Big Boy”, in which follows the typical YIAY format with the exception of every comment and spoken word as “me me big boy.”


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External References

[1] Twitter – @jacksfilms

[2] Twitter – @jacksfilms

[3] YouTube – @jacksfilms

[4] Reddit – Me me big boy

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