No Take Only Throw

Meaning

What does No Take Only Throw mean?

No take only throw is a three panel webcomic, depicting a dog holding a ball in its mouth, asking its owner to throw the ball.

When the owner reaches out to take it out of the dog’s mouth, it responds with furrowed eyebrows, saying “no take only throw”.

The comic is used online as an exploitable, with the dog often being replaced by other characters making conflicting demands.

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Origin

What's the origin of No Take Only Throw?

The original edition of the webcomic was uploaded to Tumblr by cupcakelogic on July 18th, 2015, amassing a lot of recognition on the site.

Within a few months, a real life depiction of the comic was uploaded to Imgur, depicting a real dog, paired with the conflicting sentences.

Spread & Usage

How did No Take Only Throw spread?

In later years, the “no take only throw” format would see recurring uses on sites like Tumblr, Imgur, Twitter, as well as Facebook, Instagram and 9GAG, with numerous characters replacing the original dog on the comic.

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