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About

Flex Tape is a product created by Flex Seal that has had a surge in popularity after YouTuber JonTron made a video about the commodity. Because the episode, the tape has actually been the subject of many kind of jokes and edits virtual.


Origin

On January 12th, 2017, Flex Seal uploaded a commercial to YouTube proclaiming one of their latest products, Flex Tape, organized by spokesperboy Phil Swift.<6> On January 31st, 2017, the channel removed the original video, posting an extended version (displayed below). This video has given that come to be their most famous video, with over 1.3 million views as of January 2018.<1>


Spread

On September 30th, 2017, renowned YouTuber JonTron uploaded a video, (displayed below) in which he watches and discusses the Flex Tape commercial, as well as Flex Seal"s Flex Seal Liquid commercial and also their extreme bucket demo video (presented below, lower left and also right). As of January 2018, JonTron"s video has over 12.8 million views.<2>


The episode by Jon provided new popularity to the product. On July first, 2017, YouTuber cs188 uploaded a YouTube Poop modify on the original commercial titled "Flextits Makes You Super Wet and Completely Dry". After JonTron"s video, the edit obtained over 600,000 views as of January 2018 (displayed below, left).<3> On September 30th, 2017, YouTube user Master Roilu uploaded a clip from JonTron"s video, which got over fifty percent a million views in 3 months (displayed listed below, right).<4>


On September 30th, 2017, Reddit user OrginalCanadian submitted the video to /r/JonTron, wright here it received around 5,000 points (84% upvoted) in 3 months.<5>


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Related Memes

I Sawed This Boat In Half!

I Sawed This Boat In Half! is a memorable quote uttered by Swift in the original Flex Tape commercial while he is attempting to prove the power of the tape. Due to the outlandish nature of the quote, it has been provided typically in jokes and also edits.

Prior to JonTron"s video, edits of the scene were posted to YouTube. For example, one uploaded to YouTube by Ho Hum Reviews got over 330,000 views (displayed listed below, left). Another by RamtroStudios offered the quote and edited it into a scene from Titanic (1997), gaining over 26,000 views (displayed below, right).


That"s a Lotta Damage!

That"s a Lotta Damage! is one more remarkable quote shelp by Swift, this time being used in the Flex Seal Bucket Demo.

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On October 8th, 2017, YouTuber ETHMOBOB_2 uploaded an earrape variation of the scene, acquiring over 473,000 views (shown below, left). On October 1st, YouTuber TacCom uploaded a YouTube Poop edit of the scene, gaining over 156,000 views (presented below, right).