r/therewasanattempt Jan 19 '22 Silver 4 Helpful 4 Wholesome 4 To The Stars 1

To cosplay iron-man

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u/Far_Drink_8168 Jan 19 '22 Silver Helpful Wholesome Bravo! Table Slap

🎵 Iron man, iron man, does whatever a spider can.

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u/Aaron_Purr Jan 19 '22 edited Jan 20 '22 Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome Faith In Humanity Restored Bravo! Vibing Table Slap

Does whatever an iron can

Presses shirts

Burns your thumb

Flies around a stadium

edit: thanks for the awards kind strangers

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u/ppppie_ Jan 19 '22 Silver

Look out, here comes the ironman..

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u/JcakSnigelton Jan 19 '22 Helpful Wholesome

Is he strong?

Hold on, Art -

An arc reactor instead of heart.

What can't he build

With a map,

In a cave, with a box of scrap?

Hey there,

There goes the Iron Man.

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u/GamsusDesign Jan 19 '22

Iron Man, Iron Man,

Narcissistical Iron Man,

Robot suits, gold and red,

Snaps his fingers, now he's dead,

Look out, he is the genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist

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u/Lazy_Imagination_656 Jan 20 '22

In the chill of night

He flies high like a breeze

To high altitudes

For his suit will never freeze

Iron man, Iron man

(Technically gold-titanium)

Had a heart, after all

Then goes out, for shawarma

To him, life is a business meeting

But bad guys will get their beating

When they face IRON MAAAAAAAAAAN!

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u/Epic-MLG-Badger Jan 20 '22

God damn you poets… you guys are great at this.

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u/Marcellofp2 Jan 20 '22

Is this the Ramones version or the other version?

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u/grimmwerks Jan 20 '22

This whole thread has been chef’s kiss

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u/gordito_delgado Jan 19 '22

Thank you. That will run on a loop in my head for the next 12 hours.

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u/ppppie_ Jan 20 '22

i wasn’t creative enough to come up with anything ;(

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u/Iceologer_gang Jan 19 '22

The thought that flying around a stadium is something an iron can do, scares me

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u/RoseyOneOne Jan 19 '22

I lol’d. Still chuckling. Thanks for that.

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u/In-diana-jonez Jan 20 '22

May the force be with her

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u/manonwalkabout Jan 19 '22 Take My Power

Nailed it. Have an award.

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u/FreshUnderstanding5 Jan 19 '22 Wholesome

I’ll give you an award!

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u/chefbobbyjay Jan 19 '22 edited Jan 19 '22 Helpful

And yet he is awardless

Edit I gave the award. Not this guy. For those late to the party

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u/DaveWilson11 Jan 19 '22 Wholesome Seal of Approval

But you aren't

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u/chefbobbyjay Jan 19 '22 Helpful (Pro)

Neither are you sir

And now neither is the man who was promised yet never awarded

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u/manonwalkabout Jan 19 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

I doff my cap to you, fellow human.

Have an award. Just to round things out🤘

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u/chefbobbyjay Jan 19 '22 Silver Wholesome

Well good sir have another.

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u/SlwDnceChbby Jan 19 '22 Bravo!

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u/Bat-manuel Jan 19 '22

Excellent. We'll done.

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u/Meanwhile_in_ Jan 19 '22

You are strong and wise, and I am very proud of you.

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u/DrCheezburger Jan 20 '22

Blam, Pauly Shore redeems himself for decades of buttheadedness.

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u/G_Affect Jan 19 '22

Iron man, iron man, does what ever a tin can can

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u/theredditid Jan 19 '22

Iron man, iron man, does whatever iron can.

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u/baf6 Jan 19 '22

that’s ‘spider-man’

black sabbath did iron man

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u/TheBeardedSingleMalt Jan 20 '22

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u/Random_idiot908 Jan 20 '22

I ain't falling for that. I'm not clicking it ever

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u/Recoveringpig Jan 19 '22

Up up and awayyyy

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u/Use_Your_Turn_Signal Jan 20 '22

You guys have it all mistaken. She was shooting repulsor blasts, not webs.

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u/Chancevexed Jan 19 '22

It's about this guy named Dumbledore Calrissian who needs to return the ring back to Mordor.

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u/hoginlly Jan 19 '22

That.. doesn’t sound right

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u/Killahdanks1 Jan 20 '22

“No, no, NO!”

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u/TenBillionDollHairs Jan 19 '22 Silver

This is obviously a joke / a successful bid to create engagement by upsetting people who are extremely ready to believe this.

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u/sometimes_interested Jan 19 '22

Like fans recreating that awesome scene in Star Trek II where Darth Vader and Luke are fighting with their laser swords.

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u/TenBillionDollHairs Jan 19 '22

That just gave me chills remembering that. And when Leia tells Spock she loves him through the glass when he sacrifices himself in the trash compactor.

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u/waterbear_of_doom Jan 19 '22

Kirk shot first!

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u/_coffee_ Jan 19 '22

Too soon

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u/knee-rlathotep Jan 19 '22

HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!

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u/VermillionEnd Jan 19 '22

Wrath of Han 🤣

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u/ClassyNecromancer Jan 19 '22

Damnit Luke, I'm a Klingon not a protocol droid.

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u/KKlear Jan 19 '22

To boldly go to a galaxy far,
far away....

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u/waterbear_of_doom Jan 20 '22

The Trouble with Ewoks

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u/thebreaker18 Jan 19 '22

My favorite scene from Star Trek is when Frodo and Dumbeldore defeat Darth Thanos

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u/fearain Jan 19 '22

I feel like this is done right. The way to really upset them is to do minor changes and make fun of it without it overwhelmingly obvious.

The scene in star trek where death Vader and Luke are fighter with their laser swords

Now you got people angry about two things, all the whole it looked like you just didn’t know.

They often don’t even comment back when you start combing a bunch of fandoms just for combing fandoms sake.

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u/ReyIsAPalpatine Jan 19 '22

Almost got me.

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u/RockMeIshmael Jan 19 '22

Like 90% of the content here.

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u/BreweryBuddha Jan 19 '22

You mean Redditors missed obvious humor most likely due to mysoginy?

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u/MemiBoy Jan 20 '22

Classic reddit misogyny

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u/laaplandros Jan 20 '22

"She doesn't even know the difference between two children's movie characters that I as a grown man am way too into, what a loser."

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u/wellshire Jan 20 '22

But the thing is that she probably does, but got so fed up of people questioning her fandom with shit like "Do you even KNOW who you're cosplaying?" that she decided to lean into it and just outright piss these people off. I love it, want more of it.

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u/BourgeoisCheese Jan 20 '22

...yeah, dude. That's the joke. That's why it's in quotes.

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u/danzey12 Jan 19 '22

I dunno, I'm less annoyed at her specifically, and I'm not likely to go dumpster diving in her social media to get more annoyed.

I'm more annoyed that this is all of social media now.
Like, I get it, haha yes you put on the cheap printed outfits that are 16 pence on Wish and called it a cosplay. You even did a thing wrong hehe.

But all my shit is, you won't believe how she broke the internet with this spiderman cosplay, and it's just some woman with £56 of a face of makeup on in a spandex suit.

At some point it loops back around, everyone knows what it is and you just want it to go away lol.

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u/AstarteHilzarie Jan 19 '22

I suspect it's about promoting that mask and getting more people to see it. I saw a similarly "not really about the mask" video recently that was about how cute and sweet the couple was because she got it for him as a gift and it blew his mind and she kept showing him different features while he was in awe of her.

It does stuff that is neat and gimmicky and it's probably entirely too expensive. By having it spread outside of the "hard-core nerdy" realms and into the cute/dumb/funny stretches of social media it's more likely to land in front of the people who will buy it as a gift.

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u/MemiBoy Jan 20 '22

Don’t fucking look at it then, it’s not made for you lmfao

“How dare people on the internet do this thing that I can easily just not seek out!!!” If you don’t like someone’s content just don’t watch it, dude. No need to write seven paragraphs

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u/Eusocial_Snowman Jan 20 '22

Yeah, idiot, just evaluate each piece of content you're constantly bombarded with to figure out if its one of those annoying things and then retroactively decide not to see it!

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u/danzey12 Jan 20 '22

There's irony somewhere in the fact that you're annoyed at me for being annoyed at this content.

If you don't like my comment, don't fucking look at it then, it's not made for you lmfao.

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u/PerspectiveHuman3800 Jan 19 '22

She's probably "playing dumb" deliberately. It does positive things to the algorithm if people hate-watch because then the videos get shared to places like this and its loads of free advertising for her channel.

Honestly a brilliant strategy

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u/Static077 Jan 19 '22

Not to say she's a troll but it's just a bit of a troll, she's just goofing. I thought it was funny as hell

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u/Darwincroc Jan 19 '22

She’s definitely taking the piss.

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u/low_kix Jan 19 '22

Would love to know the origin of this phrase

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u/TheJivvi Jan 19 '22

This might be it.

In earlier times, urine (piss) was the basis of many chemicals and used for production of salt peter for black powder (gun powder).

The poor would collect urine in a ‘piss pot’ from others, around pubs etc. They would then sell the urine. They were ‘piss poor’. Even worse were those who were so poor they ‘didn’t have a pot to piss in’.

Presumably ‘taking the piss’ was stealing the urine that another had collected.

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u/tookmyname Jan 20 '22

This sounds like some bullshit you’d find a quora

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u/bunpy Jan 19 '22

It was used to wash clothes mostly afaik.

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u/brandee95 Jan 20 '22

I always thought it was because “getting pissed” meant getting drunk and if you ask someone “are you taking the piss?” It’s like saying “wtf dude, are you drunk?” And the it evened to “are you kidding?”

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u/SidOnDeezNuts Jan 19 '22

Piss pot. New sex position?!?!!

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u/Akiba89 Jan 19 '22

The lead up taking a while is what convinced me that she was just having a goof. I can't explain it, but the speed of the clip tells all

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u/dave-train Jan 19 '22

I think it's just a joke lol

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u/theclitsacaper Jan 19 '22

But why joke about something so serious??

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u/vudude89 Jan 20 '22

People are willing to sacrifice credibility, pride, or respect

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u/DeathPer_Minute Jan 20 '22

And our unborn children if we really have to

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u/234242242342 Jan 19 '22

This is also called a "joke"

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u/_duncan_idaho_ Jan 20 '22

Interesting concept. I doubt it'll catch on though. People prefer to be serious all the time.

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u/Karnadas Jan 19 '22

My friends and I did stuff like this all the time. I can't count how many times that one, "May the force be with you"with Jean Luc Picard picture has been shared (and here on reddit).

It's just fun to mix the characters

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u/Psychological_Job119 Jan 19 '22 edited Jan 20 '22

I agree but that’s also what is kinda sad about the age of social media. People are willing to sacrifice credibility, pride, or respect to farm extra views.

Edit: Damn, I didn’t expect this comment to get so many negative comments in response xD. I would like to clarify that my original comment was referring generally to people who often post certain content in hopes of gaining popularity from “hate-views”. Was just trying to start a discussion about different tactics people use to get views. I don’t give a fuck about this video, cosplay, or superheroes. LOL

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u/PerspectiveHuman3800 Jan 19 '22

People have been doing that for centuries before social media came around.

A popular circus act back in the day would be to act feral & swallow a live mouse or frog in front of a crowd.

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u/JohnnyDarkside Jan 19 '22

Even semi recently, the jersey shore was only popular because if how awful those people were. If i could be respected and poor or hatred and wealthy, it might not be an easy choice.

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u/nerdherdsman Jan 19 '22

What a bunch of geeks.

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u/NerdRoaster Jan 19 '22

this comment being in relation to a woman having a goof about comic book characters is very funny

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u/Easilycrazyhat Jan 20 '22

You don't understand! This video of a women doing the wrong move of a movie character based on a comic book is super serious. Clearly she has no pride!

obvious /s

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u/SaraHuckabeeSandwich Jan 19 '22

To me, the bigger problem is that people are quick to assume that others are stupid, often as a way to make themselves feel smarter.

It's getting harder and harder to play dumb or be sarcastic online as a joke, and the people who misinterpret that as idiocy get to feel smug without ever questioning whether it was deliberate.

That's why outrage-bait works. People are getting more and more intent in feeling superior to others, such that they'll ignore obvious sarcasm just for a chance to put someone else down.

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u/WirelessVinyl Jan 19 '22

You're right, but I think "that person is dumb" is often a logical conclusion. It's true that we shouldn't revel in our own perceived superiority (and avoiding that might improve our evaluations), but I don't think it's fair to expect people to assume deliberation with the prevalence of actual idiocy.

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u/Ellamenohpea Jan 19 '22 edited Jan 20 '22

Fair. However, you can also not get worked up about superhero fandom, or social-media-influencer hate-wagons. Ironically these things WILL go away if you just ignore them.

Be vocal about systemic oppression. Not correct superhero poses and catch phrases.

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u/kyleh0 Jan 19 '22

It's always been that, but before the internet nobody knew so many of them.

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u/PhysicianPepper Jan 19 '22

You could maybe call it satire, which has existed since printed papers were a thing.

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u/Sweeeet_Caroline Jan 19 '22

have you considered that maybe she’s in on the joke? that maybe she’s just having fun dressing up on social media with some self-aware joking, and not selling her soul for views?

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u/fuck_off_ireland Jan 19 '22

Yeah, she sure lost all of the credibility, pride, and respect that I had for her when she started slingin' web

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u/RobNYCT Jan 19 '22

Its a fuckin joke

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u/LuxNocte Jan 19 '22

I'm not sure how much credibility, pride, or respect one loses by making web slinger motions while wearing the wrong costume.

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u/im_racist24 Jan 19 '22

money and views are money and views regardless of source i guess

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u/kyleh0 Jan 19 '22

There have always been jesters in the world.

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u/Ok_Anywhere_1791 Jan 20 '22

Not sure if that refers to her, because she didn't sacrifice anything. She was just, as far as I can tell, playing around. It's not serious, and no one cares. The only people that would say she sacrificed... pride (hard to say that seriously) are people that are so into comic book super heroes their opinion says more about them than her. There are certainly people on social media that sacrifice self-respect for money, but this woman isn't representative of them.

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u/3AMZen Jan 19 '22

and which is mixing up spider man and iron man counted as?

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u/qwertykittie Jan 20 '22

I’ve been a follower of her page for ages and yea, she’s a total goof and did this for the laughs. If anything, it’s the people sharing it outside of IG who are trying to get likes off of her.

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u/triforcin Jan 19 '22

Lol sure. People watching it to hate watch..

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u/DragonChronicle Jan 20 '22

Wow I’ve been looking at it all wrong this whole time. This explains why I’ve seen this ridiculous stupidity so often in these cosplay videos.

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u/IcePhoenix18 Jan 19 '22

Awhile back, I got a Darth Vader dress and the first pic I posted wearing it to social media was of me doing the 🖖.

She 110% knows what she's doing.

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u/freakers Jan 20 '22

Ksssshhhhh....Ksssshhhhh... Do not take me for some conjurer of cheap tricks.

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u/maesterpinga Jan 19 '22

She had to be trolling 😆

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u/earlyonsetdiarrhea Jan 19 '22

This is Kristy, she runs a decently popular Instagram acct making videos with her husband and two young sons. Often times she orders silly costumes and dresses up in secret and records herself casually walking into a room to get her husband’s reaction- which is exactly what the second half of this original video consists of! There was no true attempt at cosplay being made :)

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u/Chaldo Jan 20 '22

Thank you. People are so quick to judge. She’s not a cosplayer or super fan or anything, just wanted to shock her husband for a reaction. And even if that was also fake…the emotional reactions of some people in this thread…yikes.

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u/sachiiii Jan 20 '22

Yes! I love Kristy getting Desmond’s reaction! He even starts making fun of her for her Spider-Man moves and wants to put on the costume for fun too and does the appropriate moves to show her. They are a sweet family who just like to have fun.

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22 Silver Helpful

More like Fe-Male.

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u/Protium_79 Jan 19 '22

Iron-Male. I like what you did there.

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u/Deletto_Blu Jan 19 '22

Jesus fuck I know it’s fake but I was going to say she could actually pass as a Riri Williams cosplay before she started webbing away

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u/BrotherAtxmic Jan 21 '22

Ikr I thought the joke was going to be that it was iron heart not iron man but then I actually watched it lol

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u/s-e-m-t-e-x Jan 19 '22

Your friendly cyberspider from the neighborhood.

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u/wellshire Jan 20 '22

Girls have a huge advantage in trolling because guys are too caught up in gatekeeping their passions

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u/forevergallifralone Jan 19 '22

what’s worse than this are the people who actually care

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u/silver-orange Jan 20 '22

The difference between spidey webslinging wrists and ironman repulsor-zappin' hands isn't that big anyway. They both shoot shit from the ends of their arms.

Oh no. You rotated your wrist 180 degrees in the wrong direction. Quick, somebody alert the gatekeepers

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u/forevergallifralone Jan 20 '22

doctor strange is literally known for the exact same hand shape so it’s not like spidey has a trademark

metalheads too

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u/hellhellhellhell Jan 19 '22

This is clearly satire.

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u/SappySoulTaker Jan 19 '22

Ending had me dead.

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u/donkeyrocket Jan 19 '22

Yo yo yo! Fizzz fizzz fizzz

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u/smeeding Jan 19 '22

Bobbie?

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u/AngryScientist Jan 19 '22

Dead ringer for Frankie Adams. Someone get her an MCRN uniform.

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u/Kingding_Aling Jan 20 '22

Bobbie would snap her like a twig.

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u/AnalysisMoney Jan 19 '22

Iron Maiden?

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u/chaquarius Jan 19 '22

Top prank

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u/6amhotdog Jan 20 '22

The fucking incels who demand justice for a woman daring to disrespect their fucking costume party bullshit are always the most entertaining part of vids like this. I hope these vids never stop. Hopefully, she puts on a fucking pickle costume next.

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

Haha. The end got me. Up until then I was like "umm... wrong sub?".

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u/SaraHuckabeeSandwich Jan 19 '22

It's still the wrong sub.

She's intentionally messing with the idiots who think she can't tell the difference between iron man and spider-man, both because it's funny to do so and because it generates tens of thousands more views.

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u/SolitarySoul2021 Jan 19 '22

She is clearly joking

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u/flyinggazelletg Jan 19 '22

I agree with the top comment that this is most likely her purposefully jokingly slinging webs, rather than having a serious misunderstanding of iron man as a character.

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u/MKXmikey Jan 19 '22

Lawd have merthy

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u/m4yn3_h4sl-l Jan 20 '22

you fell for the bait, lol, obvious troll is obvious

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u/Pro_96 Jan 20 '22

Wrong suit tho

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u/rando512 Jan 20 '22

Friendly neighborhood Ironman

I can't say this line idk why.

Does iron man shoot out any drones from his hands ? .

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u/an602tsar Jan 20 '22

Iron deficiency man

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u/JustAnotherDude1990 Jan 19 '22

I know it's wrong and will really annoy some people.

But I love it.

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u/bu22ed Jan 19 '22

The number of folks who didn't get the joke here is pretty sad. Women can make jokes, too, guys.

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u/Dystopiq Jan 20 '22

Women aren't allowed to do this, haven't you heard? The incels declared it so.

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u/Ewierd43 Jan 19 '22

You’re friendly neighborhood iron man

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u/LiterOfColah Jan 19 '22

This made me forget botany

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u/ReguIarHooman Jan 19 '22

My first thought would’ve been the helmet wouldn’t come off and cause a springlock failure

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u/Fun-Context4181 Jan 19 '22

Iron-spider woman

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u/BklynMarxman Jan 19 '22

They had us in the first half… I’m not gonna lie…

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u/TreeSapTrish Jan 19 '22

That made my jaw drop lol

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u/SitFlexAlot Jan 19 '22

Ah yes, my old friend, the Iron-Spider.

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u/rainmaker2332 Jan 20 '22

Me, watching this video 16 seconds in: I don't get it, how is this fit for this sub? Looks like she did it

Me during the last 4 seconds: Ah

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u/Leathman Jan 20 '22

This is purely meant to enrage people.

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u/gusefalito Jan 20 '22

I'm sure it's silly humor directed at her nerdier audience. She inadvertently made a mistake even before the Spider-Man signs. The bodysuit looks like the Mark 50 but the helmet is definitely the Mark 5

Source: I am a huge Marvel nerd

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u/HungryRobotics Jan 20 '22

What he said... I mean. Um... need wtf you on about?

Girls and stuff and things

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u/KDigggity Jan 20 '22

Spironman

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u/AdamOolong Jan 20 '22

Peter Parker raids iron mans closet

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u/Bob49459 Jan 20 '22

Lol, you know she did that just to piss people off!

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u/vishwa_user Jan 20 '22

Look at little Tony Stark Jr, gonna cry?

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u/Devasauruswrex Jan 20 '22

God tier bait

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u/jimmybobby965 Jan 20 '22

I don’t get it

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u/Bushboiwilly Jan 20 '22

She uses her hands like spider man

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u/jimmybobby965 Jan 21 '22

Oh lol I forgot about spidey. So many epic super heroes. So little time!

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u/Particular_Shine2513 Jan 20 '22

If your tits aren't 60% out, did you even cosplay?

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u/HoboAssassins Jan 20 '22

the nerd version of antifa is on the way

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u/timeh2002 Jan 20 '22

That isnt ironman that is Fe-Male

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u/crossleingod Jan 20 '22

How to make a man soft

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u/Ashcashc Jan 20 '22

Could still be the iron spider though

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u/cjjones07 Jan 20 '22

Disappointed, i am

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u/ChickHic Jan 20 '22

"The Iron Spider"

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u/blewyn Jan 20 '22

Girl is born to be Valkyrie

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u/GandalftheGangsta007 Jan 19 '22

I still don’t understand how woman are getting famous for simply putting on those elastic suites and say it’s “cosplay”

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u/Laena_V Jan 19 '22 Take My Energy

Because thirsty men keep drooling over it

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

Exactly this. Sex appeal is always popular for certain groups.

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u/Skeptical_dude12 Jan 19 '22

Cultural universal: sex is popular for most groups, who survive that is

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u/[deleted] Jan 19 '22

I suppose. Some just take it to a whole other level IMO.

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u/goodboybane Jan 19 '22

You act as if there aren't talentless guys out there who are famous for their physical appearance. Sex appeal is universal. People like looking at other people who are attractive. It's normal. No need to blow a gasket over it.

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u/Pristine_Potato Jan 19 '22

Hot women can get famous on the Internet for anything. This is an immutable law!

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u/Angeltear757 Jan 19 '22

Hot ❌

Woman ✅

On the internet ✅

Doing anything ✅

Awh dang...so that's why my youtube career never took off.

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u/danzey12 Jan 19 '22

Please re-read rules 1 and 2 of the initiation handbook again...

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u/dyancat Jan 20 '22

I know nothing about cosplay but, that’s not cosplay right? It’s just a costume

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u/SonOfTK421 Jan 19 '22

She’s so hot though, who cares?

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u/No-Seaworthiness7013 Jan 20 '22

These spandex onesies being counted as "cosplay" is much more egregious. It's so low effort it's spitting in the face of people who put in hundreds of hours of work.

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u/CinnabarCereal Jan 20 '22

This video physically hurt me