This is discussion archived from a time before the current discussion method was installed.
: I'd suggest that the trope name origin that was hinted at on the "shoot web" page be explicitly spelled out here, lest someone think that it's an accidental typo and "fix" it.
: Good idea! *does*
: took out
This phrase originated during a Something Awful
game of Natural Selection, where a clueless new player didn't know how to use the web ability of one of the alien units. The player in question was soundly mocked for this in the game and on the forums, where the meme eventually escaped into the wild.
- Aku once stole Samurai Jack 's sword, only to find that in the hands of an evil person it doesn't work.
because It does not fit.