What does Congratulations You Played Yourself mean?
Congratulations you played yourself is an online catchphrase, coming from DJ Khaled, used when someone undermines themselves.
It is mostly used in comments to tell the poster that the jokes are on them.
What's the origin of Congratulations You Played Yourself?
The quote was uttered by DJ Khaled in a 2015 video, where he boasts with his sneaker closet.
The video was uploaded by Complex on September 23rd, 2015, with Khaled saying “congratulations you played yourself” in one of the scenes.
Spread & Usage
How did Congratulations You Played Yourself spread?
The catchphrase would later be featured in Vines as well as image macros on sites like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
It is also featured in numerous YouTube videos and memes on Reddit.
“Congratulations, you played yourself” was first written about on Urban Dictionary in 2016.
- Reddit – r/OutOfTheLoop
- The New Yorker – The Year We Played Ourselves