So, You’re Saying There’s a Chance


What does So, You’re Saying There’s a Chance mean?

So, you’re saying there’s a chance, also referred to as “So you’re telling me there’s a chance” is a popular quote from Dumb and Dumber, said by Lloyd.

Online, the quote has been used as a reaction image macro, and GIF, to rejoice at existing possibilities, despite their low likelihood.

It may also be used as a standalone catchphrase, referencing the film.



What's the origin of So, You’re Saying There’s a Chance?

Dumb and Dumber premiered in the United States on December 6th, 1994.

In one of the scenes, Lloyd Christmas is talking about his chances with Mary Swanson (played by Jim Carrey and Lauren Holly respectively).

When Mary says it’s one in a million, Lloyd exclaims in excitement, and utters “So, you’re telling me there’s a chance”.

A separated clip of the scene was uploaded to YouTube by Vi Cross on February 13th, 2008.

Spread & Usage

How did So, You’re Saying There’s a Chance spread?

The first image macro of the scene was posted by the Facebook page My Mountain Town on November 28th, 2012.

The “So, you’re saying there’s a chance” format became a defining meme online, as it would appear on sites ranging from Reddit to Facebook, 9GAG, Instagram to Twitter, both as a reaction image and as a GIF.

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