One uses such a phrase when one tells one an uninteresting story. One dismisses the 'story' and 'thanks' them for it. Adding the person's name afterwards increases effectiveness.
Person 1: This one time, I broke a pen and then fixed it again.
Person 2: Thanks for that ....(person name)

Tim: This one time, two guys on the train were drinking beer, so I asked them for a sip, and they said no.
Person 2: Thanks for that Tim
by reppinchristshospital July 21, 2010
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a reciprocation of thanks. thanking the thanker, for the thank just received.

also known as "Thanking the thank".
Hey, thanks for all of your help with the yard work!

No no no, thank you.. ;)

One may thank the thank for ulterior purposes..
An innocent, yet bold move in the world of MILFs and MILF Hunting. A polite power move to promote intimacy and hidden agendas.
by MrStealUrGirlGC September 1, 2011
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a way of saying a polite no!
Thanks can be used to show approval. It could also be used to avoid doing sth undesirable and hence a No-Thanks.
Smith: How would you like to hang out with Lisa and Jane.
You: Thanks, but no thanks. I hate that fat chicks man!
by codbase May 15, 2009
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For not giving up on me, for loving me unconditionally - the good and the bad, for finding me attractive and calling me beautiful even when I didn't think so at times, for laughing with me, for appreciating the little things that we experience together, for listening, for growing with me, for coming back to me new and improved, for wanting me all the time, for making me feel like a woman who deserves the best and for giving it to me, for letting me love you with all that I have, for reminding me that I am like no other, for looking at me the way you do, for being open to love, for supporting me, for wanting the best for me, for giving me the world, for following me anywhere and for standing by my side as I achieve my dreams.

It has been said that if you want to be happily paired with someone, make sure you are good friends first- it's the only way to make it through the hard times. The honeymoon phase only lasts so long, so make sure you find someone who loves you for you!
I'm thankful that you chose me for forever
by morphologicalfreedom October 6, 2013
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How to thank someone who doesn't deserve the 'S' at the end of 'Thanks' or the 'You' at the end of 'Thank you.' A sarcastic 'Thank you'.
"I moved your car, but it got towed."

by Ryan P. Cooke December 1, 2007
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An expression, derived from thank-you, to express appriciation.
by Freak Obscene April 29, 2004
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When someone does something for you but you don't feel anything but you say this to not be an asshole.
Thanks for burning down my house
by NS1000 June 8, 2019
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