Smug It Out, Bitches: .gifs for Gloating

Sometimes, being right is delicious. For those moments when quietly enjoying a personal victory just won’t do, these .gifs can be the cherry on top of your rightness. 

Behold, a sea of .gifs, for those moments when you’re righter than everyone else.

For that time when Democrats and Republicans, childfrees and moms, Macs and PCs all laughed at your joke.

The cast of The West Side story creating musical magic from social strife.

For that time when life gave you lemons, and you made lemon drop shots.

The Spice girls, in gif form, know what you want, what you really really want

For the time you won that Internet argument with a banhammer, instead of just your wits.

TC from Magnum PI enjoying a moment of glory.

For that time you finally got to stuff that obnoxious MRA cousin in your Facebook feed.

President Josiah Bartlet on being the rightest.

For that time when the shithead who made fun of you in junior high got some well earned comeuppance.

Two Spectres of Death giving each other a chest bump, from the opening of Showtime series Dead Like Me.

For that time when you won the trivia challenge and your extensive knowledge of outdated pop culture references finally paid off.

Gary Oldman in True Romance

For that time when you did it your motherfucking way, and have no motherfucking regrets.

You, sir or madame, are no Matt Damon, in this gif from Behind the Candelabra.

For that time when you pulled off something so amazing, you defied your own expectations.

Lead ballerina from Center Stage spinning for eternity on one toe.

For that time when that asshole from the Internet totally got fame/fortune they totally didn’t deserve, then all the critics hated their stupid movie.

Cartoon lady laughs enthusiastically while reading a newspaper

For that time when you (possibly to the detriment of more important things) totally pwned an Internet argument with multiple citations from respected, peer-reviewed sources and triangulated evidence supporting your hypothesis.

Science rocks, in gif form

For that time when you were just a little bit evil, and nobody ever suspected.

Doctor Temperance Brennan from television show Bones laughing evilly

For that time when you beat out the competition for that rockin’ thing you really wanted, from managing to get out of bed today to getting promoted to CEO.

Big Bad from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, being fabulous

For that time you were totally a fan of the younger generation, and optimistic about their future positive contributions to the world, but still relished in the fact you’ll forget more about Lou Reed than they’ll ever know.

Statler and Waldorf, from The Muppet Show

For that time when the only thing left to do was dance.

A dancing Ood from David Tennant's farewell video featuring the cast of Doctor Who

For that time when you absolutely, positively knew you were about to get the last word.

Alex Kingston as River Song in Doctor Who television series.

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