185 Epic Comments People Left On Youtube That Are Funnier Than The Videos Itselves

I remember the first time I ever heard about Youtube. I was sitting in my 3rd grade computer class and one mischievous student decided to search Youtube on his computer (the website was still so new that schools were not yet savvy enough to block it). Little did I know when I watched that strange cartoon video of animals singing The Lion Sleeps Tonight that almost two decades later, half of the fun of using Youtube would become getting to read the comments. I don’t know how they do it, but some people really channel their inner stand-up comedians when responding to Youtube videos, so in honor of those individuals, our hardworking team at Bored Panda combed through the site to find the best comments that might be even funnier than the videos they’re responding to. Be sure to upvote all of your favorite pics, and then if you’re looking for even more hilarious Youtube comments, check out our last post on the same topic right here.

#1 Schrodinger’s Cat - Sixty Symbols

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There is something about a comments section that really brings viewers together. Whether they are bonding over a song that changed their life or giving one another tips for how to grow tomatoes in their garden without killing them, people of the internet love commenting. We see it on Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, Reddit, even right here on Bored Panda, and of course, Youtube. The comments section on Youtube is not particularly unique, as users can leave their own thoughts, reply to threads and like comments, but the culture is interesting.

I can’t remember the last time I watched a Youtube video without reading the comments. I know there will be something funny or informative down below, and I’m curious what other viewers have to say. A video typically conveys one perspective, but the comments may show a wide range of thoughts. Checking the replies is not a habit I have on all social media sites, though. Instagram is more about seeing what my friends are up to, so I’m not as concerned with what others have to say. There likely won't be many comments anyway. But on Youtube, engaging with other users makes audiences feel like a community, and as this list will show you, that community might have a future in comedy.

#2 Spill Your Guts Or Fill Your Guts With Kim Kardashian

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#3 Jumping From Space - Red Bull Space Dive

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Everyone uses Youtube differently. Some people get their news from the platform, some use it to learn new skills like how to play guitar or how to dice an onion, and others are on there purely for entertainment. Youtube is a treasure trove of anything and everything you can imagine, and it’s quite impressive that the website has grown to this caliber in less than 20 years. Every month, more than 4 billion hours of Youtube videos are watched worldwide, and approximately 500 hours of content are published on the site each minute. It has even become a career for countless “Youtubers” who grow their platforms large enough to earn money from ads and sponsorships.

But let's take a step back to look at the beginnings of Youtube. It was launched on Valentine’s Day in 2005 as a site where users could upload whatever content they wished. It was a Silicon Valley startup that was originally housed in a garage, but the idea came from a dinner party in San Francisco a year prior.

#4 Balayya Babu Singing At Memu Saitham Event Song

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#5 Former CIA Chief Of Disguise Breaks Down 30 Spy Scenes From Film & TV

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#6 Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball

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According to one of the founders, Chad Hurley, “Video, we felt, really wasn’t being addressed on the Internet. People were collecting video clips on their cell phones … but there was no easy way to share [them].” By May 2005, the beta version of Youtube was up and running, and co-founder Jawed Karim uploaded the first video. An 18 second clip of Jawed at the San Diego Zoo in front of the elephants, which has over 237 million views today, marked the beginning of an endless stream of uploads onto the site. By September 2005, Youtube had its first viral video that hit over 1 million views. The famous video was a short Nike ad of Brazilian soccer player Ronahldinho being gifted a pair of golden cleats. 

#7 Walk Off The Earth - Somebody That I Used To Know (Gotye Cover)

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#8 Gordon Ramsay Catches King Crab

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#9 What Does Your Voice Sound Like To Others?

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Youtube’s three founders, Chad Hurley, Steven Shih Chen and Jawed Karim all met while working at Paypal. Apparently, their initial idea was for the website to feature videos of users introducing themselves and sharing their interests, but when that idea did not seem to take off, they shifted to a general video-sharing platform. After receiving an $11.5 million investment from Sequoia Capital, the founders had the resources to launch the site out of its beta status by December 2005. Since then, the website has grown exponentially. In October of 2006, Google purchased Youtube for $1.65 billion and claims that the site is “the next step in the evolution of the internet”.   

#10 My Dog Stepped On A Bee

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#11 Obstacle Challenge Cat vs. Dog

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#12 Ed Sheeran - LEGO House

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By 2007, Youtube had expanded past sharing funny videos and homemade content. In July of 2007, the site collaborated with CNN to host its first presidential debate. Today, there are countless news sources utilizing Youtube, but this was unprecedented at the time. In 2009, the US Congress even launched their own Youtube channel, where citizens could for the first time see the inner workings of a day in the life of a Congressman or woman. Around this same time, the Vatican also launched a Youtube channel. Shortly after, in April 2009, the website was awarded a Peabody Award for its “outstanding achievements in electronic media” and launched VEVO, the music video streaming service. Thanks to VEVO and Usher, Justin Bieber was then introduced to the world.  

#13 Dizzy Gillespie’s Amazing Cheeks

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#14 Top 10 Fattest Wild Animals Ever Seen

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#15 Irish Schoolboy With Thick Accent Warns Of "Frostbit"

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If we skip ahead a few years to 2012, this was the first year Youtube live-streamed the Olympic Games. The whole world could log onto the site and keep up with how their countries were doing in London. In October, ABC live-streamed their first presidential debate in collaboration with Youtube. Then something crazy happened in December of 2012: Gangnam Style hit the internet. This famous, or infamous, music video from Korean pop star PSY was the first Youtube video to ever hit 1 billion views. I still remember the madness that ensued when this video went viral. Middle schoolers and high schoolers could not be stopped from doing the trademark dance moves and singing along no matter how hard any parents and teachers tried to control them.

#16 Kitchen Nightmare’s Most Ridiculous Moments

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#17 Kylie Jenner: A Day In The Life

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#18 Daily Singing Exercises For An Awesome Voice

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Unsurprisingly, Youtube has been extremely profitable. By June 2008, Forbes reported that the website was making around $200 million each year, mostly from advertisements. However, by the end of 2019, Alphabet was estimating that the site’s annual profits were around $10.7 billion. Those numbers have likely only grown in the past few years as well. Youtube is currently the second most popular social media site, only slightly behind Facebook, with over 2.56 billion monthly active users. It may not feel as social as Facebook if you’re not connecting with your real-life friends or “adding friends”, but I’m sure you have sent a Youtube video to a loved one or received one that “made someone think of you” before. Not to mention how heavily viewers are encouraged to post comments and "like" videos.      

#19 How Tom Holland Drunkenly Saved Spider-Man

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#20 Navy Seal Jocko Willink Breaks Down Combat Scenes From Movies

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#21 Jordyn Foley - Tomorrow (The X Factor USA)

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It’s pretty refreshing to see all of these positive, wholesome and hilarious comments from Youtube because there was a time where the comments sections on videos were notorious for being toxic and hateful. While internet trolls were overwhelmed by their freedom and anonymity, bullying and hate ran rampant on the site several years ago. From rude remarks about a Youtuber’s appearance to insidious commentary spewing bigoted views, these comments made me hesitant to ever look below a video. Some people were just too mean. Thankfully, the site has taken action to reduce these types of offensive comments. In December 2020, Youtube launched a feature that would be triggered by potentially hateful comments and show a pop-up reminding the commenter to “keep comments respectful” and providing a link to the Community Guidelines.

#22 M.C. Hammer - U Can’t Touch This

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#23 Tom Holland’s “Umbrella”, Lip Sync Battle

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#24 History Of The Entire World, I Guess

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Of course, where there’s a will, there’s a way; hateful comments can still get through. But creators can rest assured knowing that they can choose to auto-moderate comments as well, giving them the option of whether or not they want comments that get flagged as “potentially offensive” to be displayed. Youtube explained that their AI moderation learns what to flag based on language that is consistently reported by other users, so the algorithm improves over time. While it’s not a perfect solution, hopefully it will eliminate some of the hate on the site and leave more room for comedic comments like the ones on this list. 

#25 How To Cook Spinach In Space

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#26 Bear Sits Next To Guy

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#27 Taurus Raging Judge Demonstration

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We hope you’re enjoying this hilarious list of Youtube comments that are even better than the videos they’re referencing. Don’t forget to upvote your favorite pics and let us know in the comments section here what your favorite Youtube video is. Maybe this list will even inspire you to get more involved with the Youtube community. After all, it doesn’t have to involve editing and posting videos. You can always just throw out your best one-liners in the comments!

#28 What If Stranger Things Happened In India?

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#29 Jackson Saves Aggressive Cat

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#30 Building A Woodland Cabin With Plastic Wrap

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#31 The Carters

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#32 Earfquake

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#33 Black Tide - That Fire

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#34 Removing 10-Year-Old Dreadlocks

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#35 She Only Won Because I Lost

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#36 Tom Holland Calls For A Doctor While Eating Spicy Wings

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#37 Inside El Chapo’s Escape Tunnel

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#38 Techniques On How To Punch And Strike Fast “Method One”

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#39 Dadi Freyr - Think About Things

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#40 Sitting And Smiling #5

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#41 Ryan Reynold's Vasectomy

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#42 The Vow - Official Movie Trailer

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#43 Wiz Khalifa Takes A Lie Detector Test

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#44 Nuclear Reactor Startup (With Sound)

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#45 Billionaire Bill Gates Guesses Grocery Store Prices

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#46 The Weeknd - Starboy Ft. Daft Punk

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#47 Astronaut Chris Hadfield Debunks Space Myths

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#48 How To Swim

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#49 Game Of Thrones - The Rains Of Castamere "String Quartet"

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#50 How To Succeed In Business Tony Performance

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#51 Stairs Dance - Joker

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#52 Opossums Eating Bananas

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#53 How To Eat A Watermelon, Tutorial By Tom Willett

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#54 The World’s Most Mysterious Book

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#55 How To Tie Your Shoes Super Fast

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#56 Dj Khaled - Wild Thoughts Ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller

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#57 Astronaut Tips: How To Wash Your Hair In Space

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#58 Chef Impresses Gordon Ramsay

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#59 Curious Baby Seal Approaches Cameraman

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#60 How To Lose 15 Pounds In 7 Days With Peel-A-Pound Soup

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#61 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop Feat. Wanz

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#62 Bill Gates And Warren Buffett Pick Up A Shift At Dairy Queen

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#63 Meteorologist Breaks Down Natural Disasters In Movies & TV

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#64 73 Questions With Kim Kardashian West (Ft. Kanye West)

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#65 Water "Defies Gravity" At The Hoover Dam

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#66 Lady Gaga - Paparazzi

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#67 Snoop Dogg's High In The Horse Moment

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#68 Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up

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#69 Former Jewel Thief Reviews Famous Heist Movies, From "Ocean's Eleven" To "Heat"

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#70 Game Of Thrones. Official Series Trailer

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#71 Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

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#72 How The Most Expensive Nannies In The World Train

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#73 Opening A Soda On The Ocean Floor

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#74 Orchestras Pranking Their Conductors On Their Birthdays

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#75 How Realistic Fake Foods Are Made For TV And Movies

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#76 Paleontologist Reviews Dinosaur Movie Scenes

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#77 The Map Of Mathematics

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#78 Foo Fighters - Bridge Burning (Live)

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#79 Robert Irwin And Jimmy Feed A Baby Kangaroo

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#80 Suvi You’re Korean

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#81 Meteorologist Breaks Down Natural Disasters In Movies

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#82 How Noiseless Props Are Made For Movies And TV Shows

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#83 Why Tutankhamun's Mummy Baffles Historians To This Day

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#84 Hip Abductor Strenghtening

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#85 Medieval Music - ‘Hardcore’ Party Mix

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#86 Get Lost Amber Heard

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#87 Wazzup Beijing

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#88 The Chemical Brothers - The Salmon Dance

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#89 Dr. Dre - Still D.R.E. Ft. Snoop Dogg

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#90 Math Professor Fixes Projector Screen

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#91 Canada & The United States's Bizarre Border

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#92 Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk

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#93 Insidious - Face Of Fire

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#94 The Last Airbender Deleted Scenes “The Avatar Has Returned”

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#95 The Killers - Mr. Brightside But It’s The Hannah Montana Theme Song

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#96 Queen - I Want To Break Free

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#97 Grumpy Cat Getting Treats After Being On The Today Show

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#98 Cute Puppy Falling Asleep. Golden Retriever Puppy

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#99 Shaq Tries To Not Make A Face While Eating Spicy Wings

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#100 Mumford & Sons - Hopeless Wanderer

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#101 Travis Scott - Sicko Mode Ft. Drake

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#102 Our New Cat's Getting Comfortable

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#103 Trying To Study With A Cat

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#104 Piranha Scissors

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#105 Ken Jeong Answers Medical Questions From Twitter

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#106 Josh Groban - You Raise Me Up

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#107 Mini Crossbow Shooting Targets

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#108 The Pussycat Dolls - I Don’t Need A Man

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#109 Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know

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#110 Billie Eilish, Khalid - Lovely

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#111 Adele - Hello

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#112 Joe Rogan Full 20 Minute Ice Bath Day 2

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#113 10 Hours Of Darth Vader Breathing

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#114 Mirrors - How It’s Made

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#115 Up Close! 10/7/2010 Jackie Guerrido. “Land Of The Giants”

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#116 The 5th Wave - Official Movie Trailer

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#117 What Would Happen If You Didn’t Sleep?

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#118 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

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#119 Speed Up Painting - Just One In A Thousand

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#120 Kid Rock - Don’t Tell Me How To Live

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#121 Riverdale: The Biggest Anomaly In TV History

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#122 Tom Holland And Zendaya Play Who’s Most Likely: Mcu Edition

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#123 Fan White Noise - Fall Asleep, Stay Asleep (11 Hours)

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#124 Rocky Balboa Inspirational Speech

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#125 Dave Miles Killa Don MC

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#126 The Most Pathetic Baby Panda Ever

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#127 That’ll Do Pig, That’ll Do (Ending To Babe)

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#128 Childish Gambino - Redbone

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#129 Kangaroo Shake Hands With Humans After Being Saved

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#130 Cat Can't Accept The Fact That He's Fat

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#131 Baby Says "Mama" As First Word After Reading Book About Dad

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#132 The Imperfects

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#133 Safest Place During A Tornado

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#134 Luis Fonsi - Despacito

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#135 Goo Goo Dolls - Slide

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#136 Chris Brown - Yo (Excuse Me Miss)

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#137 Bob Ross - Christmas Eve Snow

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#138 Beez In The Trap

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#139 Patricia Krentcil Tanning Problem

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#140 Explore The Ocean With Google Maps

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#141 Doja Cat Sings "Say So" To Test Our Cheap Microphones

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#142 Jimmy And Kevin Hart Visit A Haunted House

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#143 Dave Salmoni Scares Jimmy Kimmel With Wild Animals

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#144 Why 99% Of Smithsonian's Specimens Are Hidden In High-Security

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#145 Doctor Reacts To Painful Tiktoks

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#146 Mike Tyson Replies To Fans On The Internet

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#147 Joep Beving - Paris S’enflamme

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#148 Ella Enchanted - Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

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#149 Pink - Try

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#150 Lil John & The East Side Boyz - Get Low

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#151 Imagine Dragons - Cutthroat

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#152 Pitbull - Back In Time

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#153 How To Cut Pizza With Scissors: Tips For Making Pizza

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#154 Lana Del Rey - Summertime Sadness

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#155 Drake - Think Good Thoughts

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#156 Stun Sword (Finished)

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#157 Maya Hawke - By Myself

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#158 50 Cent - In Da Club

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#159 Airport Security Couldn't Believe It Was Real

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#160 Key & Peele Lose Their Minds Eating Spicy Wings

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#161 The Spiciest Ramen In The World

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#162 Asmongold Finds Out How Much Money Amouranth Makes

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#163 19 Best Celebrity Lie Detector Moments

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#164 My Dad Does My Life Better Than I Do

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#165 Milky Chance - Running

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#166 Celebrity Ghost Stories: Kyle Massey - Evil Spirit

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#167 Counting Crows Ft. Vanessa Carlton - Big Yellow Taxi

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#168 Suzanne Vega, DNA - Tom’s Diner

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#169 Kelly Clarkson - My Life Would Suck Without You

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#170 How To Sculpt A Sexy Lady In Polymer Clay Tutorial

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#171 Full Planche

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#172 World Record! Surfing A 90 Feet Wave In Nazare, Portugal

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#173 The Visual Effects Of Iron Man

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#174 Neil Patrick Harris’ Opening At 2012 Tony Awards

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#175 We Got A Microchip Cat Feeder For Only Haku

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#176 Meet Disco The Incredible Talking Budgie

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#177 Otter Reacts To Head Massager

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#178 If Hogwarts Were An Inner-City School

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#179 Venom Hunter: Spitting Cobra

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#180 Electric Callboy - Hypa Hypa

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#181 Mary Poppins - Chim Chimney

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#182 What Your Sweat Looks Like Up Close

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#183 Tyler1 Is Not Human

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#184 Ok I Pull Up

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#185 Three-Cheese Pizza Blend Recipe: Tips For Making Pizza

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