I’m Gonna Stop You Right There


What does I’m Gonna Stop You Right There mean?

I’m gonna stop you right there refers to the captions of a popular reaction image macro series, made with a screenshot from Fallout 4.

The image macro depicts a Vault-Tec salesman from the intro of the game holding out his left arm, paired with the phrase “I’m gonna stop you right there”.

I’m gonna stop you right there


What's the origin of I’m Gonna Stop You Right There?

The meme originates from Fallout 4 which was released on November 10th, 2015.

The intro of the game includes a man, named as Vault-Tec Rep coming to the player and telling them about having gained entry to Vault 111.

“I’m gonna stop you right there” first appeared as a reaction image in June, 2016, when posted by Reddit user thataintkosher on the r/Fallout subreddit.

Spread & Usage

How did I’m Gonna Stop You Right There spread?

The meme started spreading following September, 2016, first appearing in a variety of subreddits, such as r/MemeEconomy and r/PrequelMemes.

Following September, it would emerge on sites such as Facebook, Instagram as well as Twitter and Imgur.

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