Created By: RobinZimm on January 22, 2010
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Let's say somebody is talking about something you have no interest in. Now, you could say, "yeah, whatever", but that lacks a certain ... flair. Fortunately, there is a better alternative:

Step 1: Pronounce the phrase, "Guess who has two thumbs and doesn't care?"

Step 2: Hold up both hands at chest level, fingers curled and thumbs out, with the thumbs pointing toward yourself.

Step 3: (optional) "This guy!"

Naturally, the expression may be easily modified to express other things.

Examples

Community Feedback Replies: 12
  • January 3, 2010
    Edgukator
    Not just for expressing disinterest. Happens in a Stephen Lynch routine where they parody the old days of vaudeville, with David Josefsberg.

    David: Stephen... Stephen: Yes David... David: Who has two thumbs and likes blowjobs? Stephen: I don't know David, who has two thumbs and likes blowjobs? David: This guy!
  • January 4, 2010
    Arivne
    IMDb Search Quotes for "who has two thumbs"

    Live Action TV
    • Scrubs episode "My Common Enemy"
    Dr. Kelso: Who has two thumbs and doesn't care? [points at himself with his thumbs] Bob Kelso.
  • January 4, 2010
    JackButler
    A Travelocity commercial had the virtuous-yet-put-upon female worker forced into a plane trip with the boorish male co-worker, who at one point is seen doing the "this guy" move, though the entire joke isn't portrayed.
  • January 4, 2010
    RobinZimm
    Got it, Edgukator -- new version clearer?
  • January 4, 2010
    Redneck Rocker
    I've done this to my brother a couple of times; each time, he called me an uncaring bastard.
  • January 4, 2010
    Michael
    The Stephen Lynch example occurs in a Sid The Sexist strip in Viz from back in the 1990s. In that case the question was "What's got two thumbs, speaks french and likes blow jobs?" (the answer of course was Moi, and the speaker was injured by the recipient of this as a chat up line)
  • January 4, 2010
    floodslayer
    Actually, Kelso pulls it more than once. I can't remember every example, but a quick You Tube search shows examples in episodes 3.10, 5.07 ... I swear there are more, but that's all I've got for now.
  • January 8, 2010
    RobinZimm
    Another example appears in Tweep.

    (p.s. does anyone have an idea for a good page image, or should I use the webcomic?)
  • January 8, 2010
    OmegaMetroid
    In Robot Chicken's parody of the dinner at Cloud City, guess who "has two thumbs and betrayed his best friend." That's right, Lando.
  • January 22, 2010
    vexle
    "Alright, I got a joke. Who has two thumbs and betrayed his friends? This guy!" Lando looks around, pointing to himself and smiling dramatically. There is an awkward silence.
  • January 22, 2010
    RobinZimm
    Unknown Troper @ 124.190.164.243: Please don't edit the body of someone else's YKTTW as a UT - it deletes it off their Active YKTTW list.
  • January 23, 2010
    superluser
    Expedia may have had a commercial where one of the characters did this. (I can only find this version of the commercial, but I know there was at least one other version)
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