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"My House Was Vandalized By Bricks" Copypasta


Added by Adam • Updated 29 days ago by Zach
Added by Adam • Updated 29 days ago by Zach

My House Was Vandalized By Bricks copypasta and tweet example of the meme.
Category: Meme Status: Submission Year: 2022 Origin: Twitter Region: United States
Type: Copypasta,
Tags: copypasta, bricks, klay thompson, basketball, my house was vandalized by bricks meme, twitter, tweet, x, nba, first off i am ok, grok ai, artificial intelligence,
My House Was Vandalized By Bricks copypasta and tweet example of the meme.

Category: Meme Status: Submission Year: 2022 Origin: Twitter Region: United States
Type: Copypasta,
Tags: copypasta, bricks, klay thompson, basketball, my house was vandalized by bricks meme, twitter, tweet, x, nba, first off i am ok, grok ai, artificial intelligence,

About

"My House Was Vandalized By Bricks" Copypasta, also known as First Off…I Am Ok. Copypasta, refers to a sarcastic copypasta and meme used to mock basketball players who have poor shooting performances. The copypasta is primarily prevalent on Twitter / X, and in April 2024, was posted in such frequency regarding a poor performance from NBA player Klay Thompson that Grok AI crafted a "trending news" story saying Thompson was accused of literally vandalizing the city of Sacramento with bricks.

Origin

The copypasta presents a scenario in which a person appears to be reporting that they suffered an attack in which their house was "vandalized by bricks," only to reveal they are making a joke about a basketball player "shooting bricks," aka missing shots. It appears to have first been posted to Twitter on March 23rd, 2022. It was posted by Twitter user @townieWRLD[1] and was used to mock Russell Westbrook. The tweet gained just three retweets and 24 likes in two years (shown below).


big øł towñï£ @townieWRLD First off...I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks in LA. After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Sheriff, they were quick to respond. My window is gone, the police asked me if I knew who did it. I said yes, it was Russel Westbrook 12:04 AM · Mar 23, 2022

First off…I am ok.
My house was vandalized by bricks in LA.
After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Sheriff, they were quick to respond.
My window is gone, the police asked me if I knew who did it.
I said yes, it was [X basketball player].

Spread

Over the following years, the copypasta continued to grow in prevalence as it saw use when well-known basketball players had poor shooting nights. For example, on April 8th, 2023, Twitter user @RyB311[3] tweeted it about LeBron James, gaining over 160 retweets and 1,200 likes in one year (shown below, left). On April 29th, user @LakeShowYo[4] posted it about Memphis Grizzlies players Dillon Brooks and Ja Morant, gaining over 2,700 retweets and 43,000 likes in one year (shown below, right).


GOONING! Playoff RB @RyB_311 First off...I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks in LA last night. After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call police, they were quick to respond. My window is gone, the police asked me if I knew who did it. I said yes, it was LeBron James LakeShowYo @LakeShowYo First off... I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks in Los Angeles After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Sheriff...They were quick to respond My window was gone and the police asked if I knew who did it I said yes, it was Dillon Brooks & Ja Morant • 6:48 PM Apr 29, 2023

Klay Thompson Variation / Twitter Trending Story

On April 16th and 17th, 2024, the copypasta appeared en masse following a 0-10 shooting night for Warriors player Klay Thompson in an elimination play-in game against the Sacramento Kings. For example, on the 17th, Twitter user @LakeShowYo[2] posted it, gaining over 3,400 retweets and 44,000 likes in less than one day (shown below, top).

As a result of the copypasta's prevalence on the platform, Twitter's Grok AI wrote a Trending Topics story that stated Thompson was being accused of literally vandalizing the city of Sacramento with bricks (shown below, bottom), prompting discussions and memes reacting to it.


LakeShowYo @LakeShowYo First off... I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Sheriff...They were quick to respond My window was gone and the police asked if I knew who did it I said yes, it was Klay Thompson • 12:23 AM Apr 17, 2024 Klay Thompson Accused in Bizarre Brick- Vandalism Spree In a bizarre turn of events, NBA star Klay Thompson has been accused of vandalizing multiple houses with bricks in Sacramento. Authorities are investigating the claims after several individuals reported their houses being damaged, with windows shattered by bricks. Klay Thompson has not yet issued a statement regarding the accusations. The incidents have left the community shaken, but no injuries were reported. The motive behind the alleged vandalism remains unclear. Grok is an early feature and can make mistakes. Verify its outputs.

Various Examples


11 @LandOfKyrie First off...I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks in San Francisco. ... After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Sheriff, they were quick to respond. My window is gone, the police asked me if I knew who did it. I said yes, it was Stephen Curry. 11:28 PM Dec 17, 2023 ... @DameT1m3 First off...I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks in Boston. After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Sheriff, they were quick to respond. My window is gone, the police asked me if I knew who did it. I said yes, it was Jayson Tatum. 10:11 PM Dec 28, 2023 Flo⑥ @flo_cade First off...I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks in Detroit last night. After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Sheriff, they were quick to respond. My window is gone, the police asked me if I knew who did it. I said yes, it was Killian Hayes. 8:53 AM Feb 24, 2023 Jah @RipSlumpy First off...I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks in Philadelphia. After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Sheriff, they were quick to respond. My window is gone, the police asked me if I knew who did it. I said yes, it was Tobias Harris. 8:47 PM - Feb 23, 2023 HoodieBev @HoodieBev First off...I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks in LA last night. ... After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Police, they were quick to respond. My window is gone, the police asked me if I knew who did it. I said yes, it was Marcus Morris. 12:41 AM Mar 1, 2023 Chef curry Parody ☑ @baby_face_goat First off...I am ok. My house was vandalized by bricks in San Francisco ... After my hands stopped shaking, I managed to call the Sheriff, they were quick to respond. My window is gone, the police asked me if I knew who did it. I said yes, it was harrison barnes. . 6:57 PM Apr 23, 2023

Search Interest

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External References

[1] Twitter – TownieWRLD

[2] Twitter – LakeShowYo

[3] Twitter – RyB_311

[4] Twitter – LakeShowYo


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