The Brief:

 This quote from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. is used to make jokes about someone's lack of modesty.


With the impending release of Avengers: Endgame, it’s not surprising that memes-from-Avengers-past have begun popping up once again.

This particular image macro features the memorable quote, “I, too, am extraordinarily humble,” uttered by the character Drax, in the 2017 Marvel film, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

In this scene from the film, Drax earnestly brags about the lengths of his humility, thus negating said humility.

The meme is often used to roast people’s “pseudo-modesty”. By claiming to be modest, either in nature, or in reference to a specific subject, one goes against the basic principles of modesty.

This meme drags vegans.

Meme-makers and Redditors have also used this meme format to poke fun at one another.

While the quote, “I, too, am extraordinarily humble” has become somewhat of a catchphrase amongst MCU fans, the meme also goes beyond that.

It is often used outside the context of Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 and applied to making judgment about someone who is lacking modesty.