65 Times People Online Got Roasted With “This You?” Comebacks (New Pics)

“Be careful what you post online, because it can always come back to haunt you.” When I hear warnings like that, my mind immediately goes to the embarrassing selfies and videos my friends and I shared on Facebook in middle school. With a mouth full of braces and an awkward haircut, I had all the confidence in the world!

But we should also be sure not to make bold, false claims online or political statements that contradict what we’ve previously stated. Below, you’ll find some of the best roasts that have been shared in the This You Comebacks subreddit, a group dedicated to calling people out for their hypocrisy online. Enjoy scrolling through these posts that make celebrities, politicians and more look like clowns, and remember to upvote the burns that you consider the most clever!

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#1 This You, Jim Jordan?

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#2 I’m So F**king Tired…

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#3 I Have Never Got Any Government Assistance

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As an adult, I have to admit that I wish there were more opportunities during the day to use sick burns. No, I probably wouldn’t deliver them anyway because I’m too scared of hurting other people’s feelings. But I would think them in my head and give myself silent high-fives! Thankfully, however, many people have found the perfect place to use amazing comebacks: the internet.

The This You Comebacks subreddit is a wonderful place to share your own roasts or applaud others for theirs. In this community of over 80k members, you can find some of the most brilliant comebacks that have ever been posted online. We’re not just talking about “Yo mama” jokes or “I know you are, but what am I?” These “This you?” remarks have receipts, and they’re ready to leave politicians, celebrities and more feeling “Boom! Roasted!”

#4 Ah Yes, The Double Standards Of Blaire White Back Again

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#5 Who Even Takes Their Kids To Drag Shows?

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#6 This You Dad?

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Responding to someone with a comeback is often a risky move. Especially if you’re calling them out publicly, there’s always a risk that your reply will fall flat. What if it doesn’t land? What if it’s not actually as funny out loud? Or what if you mess up the delivery and end up looking like a fool yourself? The risk is high, but the reward can be as well if you manage to pull it off!

If you need some tips for concocting a fire comeback, Kletische has shared their best pointers on their site. First of all, be sure to listen fully to what the other person has said before starting to present a comeback. You have to have all the information and understand the entire context of what they’re saying to ensure that you can burn them in the most brutal way.

#7 Gun Rights Are Great Unless People I Don’t Like Have Them

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#8 Never Forget Indeed

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#9 Pretty Sure He’s The King Of This Sort Of Thing

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The next tip for coming up with a sick burn is thinking of your comeback “shell.” As someone is talking and you’re considering in your head where you’ll go with a comeback, you’ll need to decide exactly which points of their argument you want to attack. Perhaps they said something embarrassing, you caught them in a lie or they made a mistake. Grasp onto that information, and combine it with an element of surprise to create the perfect comeback. After all, the best burns include a component that will shock listeners and the person being roasted, so you’ll have to be quick on your feet.  

#10 Pedophile Doesn’t Want Kids Being Sexualized. Approves Of Fl “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

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#11 The Turd Delivers Yet Again

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#12 “America Is Full”, But Not Too Full For Me

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While you can’t fully form a comeback without having all of the information from the other person first, you might be able to have a bit of skeleton prepared and then simply fill in the blanks to ensure you serve up the most fire comeback possible. Having a few comeback formats ready to go can also ensure that you can deliver great roasts on a moment’s notice in any different setting. And once your friends and family know that you’re the master of comebacks, they’ll be sure to watch what they say around you!    

#13 You Can’t Take Her Royal Highness There. The Hutts Are Gangsters

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#14 When Did Pronouns Become Such A Big Thing?

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#15 Musk Is Not Having A Good Time

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Unfortunately, one of the most painful aspects of being able to come up with brilliant comebacks is when they come to mind just a moment too late. Someone bumps into you on the sidewalk and yells, “Watch where you’re going!” And then they get away right before you think of a brilliant burn. Or your middle school bully leaves the bathroom just before you came up with a sick burn to roast him with. If you’re wondering why we always come up with these lines just a moment too late, thankfully, the Good Men Project has explored this frustrating experience.  

#16 What Could Go Wrong?

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#17 Screamy Is As Screamy Does…

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#18 Of Course There’s A Photo

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According to the Good Men Project, one of the reasons why we always think of brilliant comebacks when it’s too late to use them is actually because the part of our brain that we need to use to do so is still relatively new. The high functioning brain evolved fairly recently, so it can’t always work properly when a threat is perceived. If you’re being insulted by a bully or threatened by someone on the bus, you’re definitely not going to be your wittiest and most clever self at that moment. And sadly, you might miss out on the opportunity to deliver a great comeback.

#19 Superbowl Halftime Show

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#20 What Happened To Him In The 2 Months In Between

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#21 This You?

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Once the stress hormones leave us alone and we start to feel calm again, then our brains are capable of working at full capacity. We get a sense of clarity once we’re relaxed, and that’s when the great comebacks come flooding in. “I should have just said this!” Or, “Why didn’t I just say that?” It seems so obvious later, but you can’t blame yourself for not coming up with these burns sooner. Just keep them in your back pocket for next time.

#22 “Only I Am Allowed To Tell Black Entertainers To Shut Up.” —candace, More Or Less

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#23 That’s Right, Nicki

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#24 Wonder Why That Is, Jim?

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The great thing about delivering “This you?” comebacks is that you can do it from the comfort of your own home, sitting on your couch responding to posts on X or sharing screenshots on relatives’ Facebook posts. You have time to reply to ensure you don’t misspeak, and you have the chance to provide receipts to back up your claims. These comebacks are well researched and well written. What more could you ask for? 

#25 Sir, Is This Your Yelp Review?

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#26 Cereal-Themed This You?

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#27 Imagine Getting Called Out By The Official White House Account

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We hope you’re enjoying scrolling through this list of epic burns, pandas. Keep upvoting the pics you find particularly hilarious, and feel free to share any classic “This you?” moments from your own life in the comments below. Then, if you’re interested in checking out even more amazing comebacks, you can find Bored Panda’s previous article featuring the same subreddit right here!

#28 “Free Speech”

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#29 The Right’s Hypocrisy On Full Display

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#30 Gameplay Director At Blizzard

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#31 A Proper “This You” Comeback

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#32 Generational This You To A Guy Who Opposes USA Receiving Afghan Refugees

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#33 Of Course It Is

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#34 Big Bird Is A Communist

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#35 At Least This Time, She Didn’t Ask If You Know Who Her Father Was

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#36 Misinformation

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#37 This You, Elon?

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#38 She’s Such A Boebert

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#39 Votes Against Bill That Would Send Fl Relief Funds, Then Goes On Twitter To Demand Relief Funds Be Sent To Fl

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#40 I Hope This Counts. Gov Desantos And His Wife On Screening For Illnesses

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#41 Uh Oh

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#42 “Pronoun Extremists”

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#43 So Holy

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#44 Dr. Who?

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#45 This Your Last Location?

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#46 Jeremy Clarkson, A Man Who Has Made A Whole Career Out Of Being As Offensive As Possible About Pretty Much Anything, Is Sad That People Are Making Jokes About His Queen

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#47 Knew Better. Did It Anyway

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#48 I’m A Democrat That Donates To Republican Politicians

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#49 Wow So Does This Mean Sorbo Is Unaware Of His Surroundings?

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#50 This You Marxist Rubio?

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#51 Obligatory Greene Hypocrisy

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#52 Charlie Is Very Selective About Free Speech

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#53 People Should Take Responsibilities For Their Actions. Not Me Though

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#54 “Why Are You Wearing A Mask?” Asks Man Who Said It’s Fine If You Want To Wear One

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#55 His Comment Wasn’t Meant For His Party, Obviously

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#56 Swing And A Miss

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#57 Awkward

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#58 Sexist Coder Has Relationship Woes:

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#59 I Don’t Give A F About Her

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#60 Elon Has Been In The News A Lot Lately

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#61 Guy Pinned His Racism

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#62 Someone Must Have Hacked Her Account

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#63 This You, Sarah?

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#64 Republicans Don’t Own The Fourth Of July But

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#65 Where Is The Lie?

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