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I was watching youtube, and I came across this video: "Buying a snickers from every Walmart."

While watching, I came across a comment: "My favorite part of the video was when he went to Walmart."

Despite this being truthful (he technically did go to a Walmart, but also others), he is also being vague by not specifying which Walmart. Though, this is sarcasm right? What does it actually mean?

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Julian Ng-Thow-Hing"My favorite part of the video was when he went to Walmart."

It's just a joke. The guy went to all the Walmarts, over 4700 different locations.

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Ok.

In "My favorite part of the video was when he went to Walmart.", it literally means that one of the Walmarts the person went to, was the person's favorite part of the video, right? I'm having trouble understanding the joke though. I know that the person went to all of the Walmarts, and the person commented that one of them that he went to was his favorite (I know it's a joke, but I have trouble understanding it). If you could help, that would be wonderful.

Julian Ng-Thow-Hing literally means that one of the Walmarts the person went to, was the person's favorite part of the video, right?

No. It's hard to explain. Bear with me.

Normally when we want to praise a scene from a movie because it was stirring or exciting or touching, we say "I liked the part where _____." I liked the part where the cat defended the puppy from the crow. I liked the part where he played Chopin for the Nazi. I liked the part where she finds her father on the riverboat. Your commenter pretended to praise the video in that way by saying he liked the part where the guy went to Walmart. This is sarcasm because he is pretending that the maker of the video created a particularly good scene when the maker did no such thing. He pretends that one scene was especially good, but in reality it was the same boring scene over and over. A good video has a memorable scene in it, and in this case it was when the guy went to Walmart. Not.

So the vagueness is what kind of brings the sarcasm? Because the person went to Walmart so many times, when the person said that his favorite part was when he went to Walmart, he was being vague in the sense that he went to so many Walmarts. It's sarcasm because of that vagueness?

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Julian Ng-Thow-Hing It's sarcasm because of that vagueness?

No. It's sarcasm because there was no one memorable scene that would merit being anyone's favorite part.

Well, some scenes were different from others of when the person was at the Walmart, so are you sure that was why? For example, in one scene, the person was kicked out for recording inside the Walmart, which is why I'm trouble understanding your explanation. It's a very good explanation, though that's what is bugging me. Maybe if you know why, that would be great.


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Julian Ng-Thow-HingMaybe if you know why, that would be great.

I stand by my explanation. Maybe you think that video is Oscar-worthy. I don't. It is a stupid premise clumsily executed and annoyingly filmed with irritating "music". My favorite part was when I started skipping through it and then closed the tab.

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I think it's a joke. The guy who made the video went to different Walmarts (but they all look alike) over four thousand times, and shows many such scenes in the video.

There is no one favorite moment, that's the joke. The critic likes every instance of buying a snickers in Walmart, over and over and over again. Like, here we go again, we arrived at another Walmart.

You could interpret it as sarcasm, but I think its just humorous. One of the comedians' tricks is repetition.

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