88 Times People Were Humblebragging So Bad, They Got Ridiculed For It Online

Humblebragging — bragging masked by a complaint or humility — really infuriates people. Mainly because the disguise isn’t fooling us.

A 2018 study from researchers at Harvard and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill found that it is even worse than regular, straight-up self-promotion. The latter at least comes off as genuine!

However, some folks just can’t help it. They let their insecurities get the best of them and put their false modesty on full display, ready to savor all the attention and recognition it might earn.

When that happens, they end up on a subreddit called r/HumbleBrag. The online community for shaming this pitiful self-presentation. Continue scrolling and check out some of its top posts.

#1 Mum’s Stretching The Truth

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#2 Subtle

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#3 Ah Yes

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#4 This Is The Very Definition Of Humble Brag

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#5 So Embarrassing

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#6 Ughhh, Im Sooeee Bad At Drawing

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#7 Loves His Niece

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#8 Such Grace. Such Restraint

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#9 You Lose Touch So Fast

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#10 I Laughed More Than I Should’ve

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#11 Guys She’s Struggling With Finding Herself

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#12 If Only There Were A Way To Prevent This From Happening

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#13 This Guy Has Too Many Friends

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#14 Self Explanatory

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#15 Everybody Wants To Do Me Lmao!!!!

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#16 Bible Belt Humblebrag

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#17 “I’m An Actor”

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#18 These People Are Cancer

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#19 Saw This In My Feed And Felt It Belonged Here

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#20 “Check Out How Many Guys Want Me!”

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#21 Phew!! That Was A Close One

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#22 Poor Guy

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#23 As A Med Student

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#24 A Humblebrag Of The Finest Quality

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#25 Floyd Mayweather The King Of The Humblebrag

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#26 $4000 A Day? How Will He Eat?

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#27 Weird Flex But Okay

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#28 *my Wife- That’s Amazing

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#29 Sauceless And Disappointed

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#30 She Made Up A Story In Order To Flex

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#31 He Wasn’t Event Trying To Flex, Guys. He’s Just That Rich

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#32 Don’t Mind Me Just Getting My Iphones Mixed Up

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#33 I Wish I Could Be Unhealthy But I’m Just Too Fit!

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#34 She Always Posts Things Like This, She’s A Mother

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#35 Humblebrag Mixed With Some R/Iamverysmart And R/Im14andthisisdeep

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#36 I’m Sure Your Sister Appreciates That Post

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#37 University Is So Wierd

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#38 Seen On Twitter

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#39 First Time Posting On This Sub. Hope Its A Good One

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#40 It’s So Annoying, Especially Because It’s Daily

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#41 Ugh, I Hate When This Happens. It’s So Embarrassing

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#42 Girl I Went To School With Always Posts Dumb Things Like This

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#43 Too Much Snapchat

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#44 Mom, You’re Making My Life So Hard!!

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#45 Let Me Play You A Song On The World’s Smallest Violin

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#46 Girl On My Facebook

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#47 Good On You For Being Fluent In 4 Languages

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#48 Really Needed That Piece Of Information In My Life. Thank You

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#49 Oh I Bet You Did

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#50 In Her Sleep

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#51 Can’t Relate

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#52 Oh Such Agony

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#53 Local Instagrammer Has A Tough Life

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#54 A Dude I Used To Go To School With On His Snapchat

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#55 How Would I Know?

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#56 My Friend Constantly Posts Things Like This

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#57 What She Said: Happy Mother’s Day, Ugly!

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#58 Just Reporting The News…. Nothing Else

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#59 Very Pretty Girl Btw

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#60 Don’t Be Too Humble

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#61 My Parents Are So Rich. Help

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#62 Really Don’t Like This Guy

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#63 Bruh You Didn’t Show Us Any Options

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#64 She Is Fed Up With All The Guys Giving Her Business Cards

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#65 Woman Got Called Out In A Facebook Group For Humblebragging About Paying For Someone’s Burger And Fries

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#66 It’s Whatever Man

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#67 Thank You Mr. President

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#68 Ugh I’m Just Such A Good Person

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#69 Too Many Guys Check Me Out

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#70 Gucci Heart Lol

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#71 I’m So Smart And Rich

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#72 My Favourite Replies Are When People Brag For Me

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#73 Saw This On Facebook, Must Be So Hard For You Being This Smart

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#74 So Prom Was Last Night And I Had A Friend Post This To His Story

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#75 This Girl Is Skinny And Her Twitter Is Filled With This Type Of Content

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#76 ” Just A Kid In My Bedroom” Who Is Actually A God

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#77 I’ve Never Seen Someone With Such A High Ego

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#78 Does This Count?

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#79 This Isn’t Mine But I Felt Like It Should Be Here

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#80 Humble And Using A Blackberry

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#81 Ah Yes, Sell Some Fortnite Codes

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#82 Strangers Are Always Staring At My [butt]. Amusing!

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#83 Yes, I’m Sure Girls Were Judging You For Eating A Sandwich

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#84 Yeah…the Switch Makes It Enjoyable

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#85 Everyone Bonding Over Making Minimum Wage And Laughing At The Tweet, Then There’s This Guy

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#86 She Means It In The Most“Humble “ Way… This Is Her Entire Persona, All The Time

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#87 On A Meme Where It Implies Popular Girls Gets 250 Likes On Their Profile Pics

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#88 I Do The Best Science!!!

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