Sounding like 'emo' which is a type of music / short for emotional / group of people / lable... etc.
Making it a great inside joke for when you are talking about potatos or emos.
2. Nasty! These fries don't even taste like emos!
3. Look at those weird potatos; they act like they are goths!
An internet phrase used to safeguard statements from insecure people who will find any way possible to personally attack you while drawing an argument out of nothing, and act as if your opinion were fact, simply to boost their self-esteem that they lack in real life.
Person 2: I would flame you and try to argue your statement, which I would fill with many personal insults to feel better about myself, but you said "IMO", so I can't do that without looking like a retard.