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It is a top comment from this youtube video. I'm sure it is a way of expressing sense of humor, but I just can't get it. My guess is that they are just saying the video is just as short as the time it takes to make a sandwich.

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    I would guess it's more likely a comment on the recording quality, or simply somebody being absurd. Unless there's a sandwich meme I don't know about. – Bradd Szonye Sep 20 '13 at 2:51
  • absurd combinations, like lunch meat and peanut butter, can be humorous - or just taste bad. :-P Or, perhaps, it is quite literal, a comment from the sound or video recording engineer who was eating his sandwich at the time. (This comment typed with ice cream :) – Howard Pautz Sep 20 '13 at 2:54
  • @HowardPautz We should begin recording video with ice cream so video quality can be expected as good as your comment :) – Terry Li Sep 20 '13 at 3:00
  • @TerryLi speaking of sandwiches, we have to be careful with technology mixed with deserts or especially with beverages - even nonalcoholic drinks can spell humorous disasters, like this: snltranscripts.jt.org/78/78ppepsi.phtml – Howard Pautz Sep 20 '13 at 3:08
  • @TerryLi, I hope you're not simply trying to FowardTheWord. Because there are two more yt videos with that phrase featured prominently, and they're made 5 year after the 1M+ views video in the op. Sorry, but it looks to me like an attempt at meme creation. – Talia Ford Sep 20 '13 at 3:41
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The comment refers to the poor video quality (240p).

However, the joke most commonly used potato instead of sandwich.

More on this joke: http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/recorded-with-a-potato

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    Yeah, there you go! I knew the sandwich reminded me of some meme, but I couldn't quite pinpoint it. Talking about an unbidden memory... It's funny, I bust my gut again even though I had laughed it back to the forrests of my mind. – Talia Ford Sep 20 '13 at 7:17
  • The meme is also a descendent of the "Sent from my x" mobile email/chat signature gag. – Patrick M Sep 5 '14 at 16:53
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I'd say he is either referring to the poor video quality or just trying to create humor out of randomness. In my opinion it is probably the latter.

  • The video is horrible quality and sandwiches make inadequate recording devices. – dcaswell Sep 20 '13 at 3:09

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