What does Three Take It Or Leave It mean?
Three, take it or leave it is a quote uttered by Patrick Star in the cartoon series Spongebob SquarePants.
The quote has become a meme on the internet, appearing both in GIF format as a reaction image and also on various image macros.
What's the origin of Three Take It Or Leave It?
During a season 2 episode in Spongebob SquarePants, Patrick finds himself in a dispute with The Flying Dutchman.
The Dutchman learns that Patrick has gained possession of a sack that he needs as well. As a trade offer, he offers Patrick that he can grant 3 wishes in exchange for the sack. As a response, Patrick starts to negotiate with him, wanting 5 wishes in total.
Patrick’s character is portrayed in the series as a simple soul, so after a quick negotiation, he utters “three, take it or leave it” as his final offer, which, of course, surprises The Flying Dutchman., because that was his initial offer too.
Spread & Usage
How did Three Take It Or Leave It spread?
The meme didn’t start to spread online until the year 2020.
On June 9, 2020, user bigBruhPotato posted a three, take it or leave it meme on the board r/BattleForDreamIsland. The meme then got reposted on r/MemeTemplatesOfficial, and from that point, the meme spread through various online platforms such as Facebook, 9GAG or iFunny.co.
- Reddit.com – r/MemeTemplatesOfficial