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"How plenty of Times carry out We need to Teach friend This Lesson, Old Man?" is a memorable quote uttered from the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. Online, a screencapture the the heat being said has actually been supplied as a joke about having come repeat one"s self aggressively.


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On October 5th, 2001, the SpongeBob SquarePants illustration "The Bully" premiered in the joined States.<1> In the episode, the new character Flats the Flounder bullies the titular character, SpongeBob. During the episode, as SpongeBob to escape the bully"s threats, an angry crowd failure an old man for the bully. As soon as this happens a 2nd time, the blue fish Harold Reginald says, "How plenty of times do we need to teach girlfriend the exact same lesson, old man?"

About 10 years later, YouTuber ryan445544 post a clip the the step on the site. The article received an ext than 310,000 see in eight year (shown below).


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The following year, on august 9th, YouTuber<2> Avromps1999 posted an additional version of the clip through the location "How many Times carry out We need to Teach girlfriend This Lesson, Old Man? (Original Scene)." The post received more than 1.2 million views in seven years.

On march 11th, 2016, Twitter <3> user
PIACID_ tweeted around the scene, recreating it in a collection of screenshot in a thread. The post featuring the heat received much more than 13,000 retweets and also 12,000 likes in three years (shown below, left). Several weeks later, Redditor <4> MGLLN posted the subject in the /r/BlackPeopleTwitter. The article received more than 9,000 points (87% upvoted) in three years.

The complying with year, on February 23rd, 2017, Twitter<5> account
Blops4Clips tweeted, "When the opponent 76 keeps thinking he have the right to 1v6 just due to the fact that his ult is up. "how numerous times perform we need to teach girlfriend this class old man?"" They had the screenshot together a reaction come the post. Within 2 years, the post received much more than 500 retweets and also 1,400 likes (shown below, center).

Several months later, ~ above June 29th, Instagram<6> user
spitblaze provided the image with the caption "when a video game makes friend fight the exact same boss three different times." The post received much more than 60,000 note in 2 years (shown below, right).

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On February 6th, 2019, Redditor<7> musicman662 post a variation v the Reddit logo design over the character face and also the caption "when the nfl uploads the halftime show for a third time reasoning we wouldn"t notice." The write-up received an ext than 16,000 points (97% upvoted) and 120 comment (shown below).