Josh Brolin Recreates Thanos' Infinity War Snap for Mass Reddit User Ban

10 July, 2018, 01:07 | Author: Irvin Gilbert
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The Russo Brothers have provided the subreddit with a video of Josh Brolin recreating his Infinity War snap. This would mark one of the biggest banning sprees in Reddit history, and the event has attracted a great deal of attention-most notably from Josh Brolin, the actor who played Thanos in Infinity War.

"Here we go, Reddit users", Brolin says in the video while delivering his iconic finger snap with a smile on his face. The video was upvoted over 93,000 times in just a few hours and garnered over 14,000 comments.

This is all very silly and obviously has no bearing on the MCU, but it's intriguing to see the Thanos fandom take on a life of its own outside of the movies. Like Loki, Thanos had a likeable quality where many moviegoers actually understood and sympathized with his beliefs. Inspired by the Mad Titan's actions, Reddit will ban half of its users from r/thanosdidnothingwrong today but according to The-Jedi-Apprentice, "snapped" members can unsubscribe from the subreddit and subscribe to R/INTHESOULSTONE in order to reverse the ban.

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The subreddit r/thanosdidnothingwrong (firstly, wow, not cool) is now home to 625,584 users, but half will be banned with a click of a mouse button.

"The sub-wide balance will take place on July 9th PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (The exact time of the ban is a secret)". They might have corndogs soon enough, so it's not that bad. Thanos saw this happen on his home planet of Titan and was cast out after suggesting genocide to ultimately save his world. Josh Brolin, the man behind the Infinity Gauntlet, ushered in the random banning in a short video of him snapping his fingers. The Thanos Did Nothing Wrong subreddit has not announced if they will follow the story of Avengers 4 and reverse the snap next May.

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