Angry grandpa playing ‘Modern Warfare’ is your new spirit animal

"I'm not yelling!"

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Jun 18, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 2:46 am CDT

Science has yet to explain why a teenager shouting about video games is profoundly obnoxious while a 60-year-old grandfather doing the same is hilarious. But does that really matter? Nope.

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Heck, we don’t even care if this video—which hits every gamer stereotype and never reveals the round of Modern Warfare 3 supposedly at issue—is staged. Simply put: we want to believe.

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Seriously, if we just watched an old man yelling at nothing, it’s even funnier than intended.  

Photo by Cristian Bernal/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

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*First Published: Jun 18, 2014, 6:54 pm CDT