humblebraggers!!!!

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

@cuddlz88: I’m having trouble finding the humble part? All I see in your examples is the “bragger” part!!! Tongue Out

Post # 4
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Newbee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Sounds like straight bragging to me too. Yes, I have a friend like this. She brags about her spending and apartment and then she whines about not being able to save money and being in debt. Huh.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

@hkygal: I have a friend like this too!

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

I don’t see humblebragging in that? I guess straight-up bragging, but more that maybe she wants to share good things in her life with someone she considers a close friend.

Post # 7
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

That’s not humble.  That’s just bragging.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee

Ugh yes i have a friend that constantly humble brags on Facebook! It’s like a popularity contest it’s so childish. It really irks me how many people “like” her braggy statuses like really? Lol

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

@cuddlz88:  my favorite signifier of a humblebrag is this – #soblessed.

AUGHHH.

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

I have a friend that no matter what her husband does it ends up on social media. one time she was bragging on how talented her husband was…he programmed their programable coffee maker to be set for the morning and many more normal things. I laugh each time with these and FI enjoys them because he does so much but I don’t plaster it anywhere. You may have a great husband that can work electronics and get you Starbucks but mine sat at my side weeks into our relationship while I battled cancer and colonic inertia. We just use it as an outlet to laugh at these days. 

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@mariematt:  UGH!!! #soblessed

+10 million!!!!!

I hate this!

Post # 16
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Busy bee

A humblebragger is someone that answers the “What are your weaknesses?” question in the job interview with “Well I’m perfectionist and I work almost too hard.  It’s so hard on me, I need to work on it.”

Your special snowflake is a braggart.

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