Oh God Why

Oh God Why

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Added Jul 28, 2011 at 07:29PM EDT by Kevin Hattrikev.

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"Oh God Why" is a rage comic character with a half-shaded face accompanied by the remorseful expression “Oh God Why." It is often used as the final panel in a comic that tells a horrifying, disturbing or embarrassing childhood story.


A compilation of "Oh God Why" rage comics was posted to FunnyJunk[1] by user Diamondhead[2] on July 23rd, 2011. The post has received 99,167 views and 7407 up votes as of November 4th, 2011. Diamondhead claimed to be the creator of the "Oh God Why" character on his FunnyJunk profile page and revealed that he contributes to Reddit[3] under the username "ozzymustaine."

origin of the oh god why rage guy in a comic about trying to sleep and remembering something embarrassing you did when you were young


Diamondhead posted the first "Oh God Why" comic to Reddit in a thread titled "I wanted to fuck [Embarrassing memory]" on October 17th, 2011. The post reached the front page of the f7u12 subreddit, and has accumulated 6,349 up votes as of November 4th, 2011. Additional rage comics featuring the "Oh God Why" character were subsequently posted by other Reddit[6][7][8] users that week.

*intentionally decided to walk around with an obvious boner, hoping girls would see it and want to f---* *me, 8th grade* HATERS GONNA HATE OH GOD WHY

The domain for the single topic blog "Oh God Why"[10] was registered on December 4th, 2011. Derivatives have since spread to Tumblr under the tag "#oh god why"[11] and several pages worth of merchandise is available at the online retailer Zazzle.[12]

Historical Comics

On December 7th, 2011, a rage comic using the "Oh God Why" face about the United States reaction to the Pearl Harbor attack during World War II was posted to the r/historicalrage[13] subreddit. On December 17th, a comic about the 1804 United States purchase of the territory of Louisiana from France was posted to the f7u12[14] subreddit and reached the front page accumulating over 6,500 up votes within 4 days. The following day, a comic about the 1867 United States purchase of Alaska from Russia was posted to the /r/historicalrage[15] subreddit.

Bombing ships like a boss OH GOD WHY Hey, would you like to purchase Louisiana for 3 cents an acre? Sure! OH GOD WHY You should sell me your Alaska for 2 cents an acre! Oi 0 BOKE...

Notable Examples

8 year old me snooping around mom's bathroom SQUEEZE! eze OH GOD WHY *Le me 4 years old* *see a french kiss on tv* try to slip her tongue* *get on my mom's lap* OH GOD WHY *me taking a shower when i was around 5 *suddenly get a boner *Decide to run out of shower aked to show my mom Thats nice son.. OH GOD WHY *Primary school aged me* NOW OH GOD WHY 5 year old me, looking for my present in my parents closet Couldn't find my present but instead i found handcuffs, what was weird but i thought it was awesome Handcuffs (pink with soft fur) So.. On my birthday party, with my whole family Uncle derp you are arrested, i have to cuff you Ok derp. . Then my mother arrived with the cake and saw my uncle sitting on a chair with the cuffs WHY Sorry uncle Frank 4 Year old me, flirting with classmate derpina on le playground "Lol yea I can take the biggest poops derpina" "Nuh uh!!! I take the biggest poops derp" *Proceed to have a "poop" contest by taking s---- in a seculded area of the playground and then comparing sizes* "Fine then, lets have a pooping contest!" "See, told you derp! I win!!!!" OH GOD 15 years later. WHY

Search queries for "oh god why" began climbing rapidly in October of 2011, the same month the comics were first submitted to the f7u12 subreddit.

External References

[1] FunnyJunk – Embarassing moments

[2] FunnyJunk – diamondhead

[3] Reddit – ozzymustaine

[4] Facebook – Oh God Why

[5] Reddit – I wanted to fuck

[6] Reddit – I'm so sorry

[7] Reddit – Not so summer fresh water

[8] Reddit – oh god why rage

[9] FunnyJunk – oh god why=

[10] Oh God Why – Oh God Why Memes and Comics

[11] Tumblr – #oh god why

[12] Zazzle – oh god why

[13] Reddit – Pearl Harbor rage

[14] Reddit – Louisiana Purchase

[15] Reddit – Alaskan Purchase

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