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A common response to the superfluous wants of someone in which situation there is either no ability or desire to respond to said wants. In other words, people in hell may want ice water, but the Devil has no desire to give it to them because they're in hell and now they have to deal with it.
Johnny: Dad, I really want a new BMW since Jason down the street got one.

Dad: Well, people in hell want ice water. You're going to continue to drive your 1999 piece-of-shit Toyota.
by giant-nutsack March 01, 2017
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Its a phrased used to describe those to make their bed, but bitch about sleeping in it. The idea that Satan would even consider relieving their suffering is laughable when they are the sole reason they are in Hell in the first place. They're complaining about being in Hell? They shouldn't have been assholes their whole lives.
Republicans: We really want you to trust that we care about minorities.

Voters: Uh-huh, and people in hell want ice water.
by boshspice69 April 04, 2014
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