History Memes / TheLegendOfZelda

19th Mar '16 12:30:53 AM rjd1922
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* Groose's theme goes with everything. [[labelnote:Explanation]]Similar to Guile's theme, Groose's theme has been used for a variety of things.[[/labelnote]]

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* Groose's theme goes with everything. [[labelnote:Explanation]]Similar to Guile's [[Franchise/StreetFighter Guile]]'s theme, Groose's theme has been used for a variety of things.[[/labelnote]]



* "GIMME BACK MAH RUPEES!"[[labelnote:Explanation]]Said by a Hinox in Lorule if [[VideoGameCrueltyPotential if you refuse to spare him]].[[/labelnote]]

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* "GIMME BACK MAH RUPEES!"[[labelnote:Explanation]]Said by a Hinox in Lorule if [[VideoGameCrueltyPotential [[VideoGameCrueltyPunishment if you refuse to spare him]].[[/labelnote]]
16th Mar '16 7:35:43 AM JapaneseTeeth
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* Link hates pots. [[labelnote:Explanation]]In nearly every game, Link [[RewardingVandalism can smash pots or jars to retrieve what's inside]], usually recovery hearts or rupees. As a result, it's common in the fandom to portray Link and his reincarnations as having an irrational hatred for pottery or having some other sort of compulsion to destroy every pot he sees.[[/labelnote]]

19th Nov '15 8:12:13 PM Luigifan
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* [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/newfags-cant-triforce Newfags can't triforce.]] [[labelnote:Explanation]]A [[{{Imageboards}} 4chan]] meme referencing the Triforce of Power, Wisdom, and Courage, a recurring theme throughout the series. Due to the formatting used on the site, getting three triangle characters to display as a Triforce symbol takes at least a basic understanding of using HTML character codes, which most new users don't.[[/labelnote]]

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* [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/newfags-cant-triforce Newfags can't triforce.]] [[labelnote:Explanation]]A [[{{Imageboards}} 4chan]] meme referencing the Triforce of Power, Wisdom, and Courage, a recurring theme throughout the series. Due to the formatting used on the site, getting three triangle characters to display as a Triforce symbol takes at least a basic understanding of using HTML character codes, which most new users don't.don't have.[[/labelnote]]



** "Grumble, grumble..." [[labelnote:Explanation]]A monsters says this, [[GuideDangIt not getting across that you're supposed to give him food]]. Many English-speaking fans assume that it's supposed to be a growling stomach, but that's not what the Japanese text shows.[[/labelnote]]

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** "Grumble, grumble..." [[labelnote:Explanation]]A monsters monster says this, [[GuideDangIt not getting across that you're supposed to give him food]]. Many English-speaking fans assume that it's supposed to be a growling stomach, but that's not what the Japanese text shows.[[/labelnote]]



* I am Error. [[labelnote:Explanation]]Bizarre introduction by an unfortunately-named NPC. He actually has minor relevance to the plot. And it isn't {{Engrish}}; he was called Error as a Programming In-Joke, since someone else's name was 'Bug' but badly Romanised.[[/labelnote]]

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* I am Error. [[labelnote:Explanation]]Bizarre introduction by an unfortunately-named NPC. He actually has minor relevance to the plot. And it isn't {{Engrish}}; he was called Error as a Programming In-Joke, programming in-joke, since someone else's name was 'Bug' but badly Romanised.[[/labelnote]]



* [[spoiler:Sheik]] is the most epic reverse trap in the history of video games. [[labelnote:Explanation (spoilers)]]Debate continues to this very day as to Sheik's sex, and despite ''multiple'' WordOfGod on the subject (and the fact in Ocarina of Time Sheik actually transforms into Zelda right in front of you, and she clearly tells you that she was Sheik the whole time) many still refuse to believe that Sheik is actually Zelda.[[/labelnote]]

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* [[spoiler:Sheik]] is the most epic reverse trap in the history of video games. [[labelnote:Explanation (spoilers)]]Debate continues to this very day as to Sheik's sex, and despite ''multiple'' WordOfGod on the subject (and the fact in Ocarina ''Ocarina of Time Time'', Sheik actually transforms into Zelda right in front of you, and she clearly tells you that she was Sheik the whole time) time), many still refuse to believe that Sheik is actually Zelda.[[/labelnote]]



* Dawn of the ''x''th Day - ''y'' Hours Remain [[labelnote:Explanation]]Often used as a countdown to highly anticipated events. (The fact that the original game uses these screens as a countdown to imminent doom never seems to occur to anyone.)[[/labelnote]]

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* Dawn of the ''x''th Day - -- ''y'' Hours Remain [[labelnote:Explanation]]Often used as a countdown to highly anticipated events. (The fact that the original game uses these screens as a countdown to imminent doom never seems to occur to anyone.)[[/labelnote]]



* 'Hoy, small fry! [[labelnote:Explanation]]The fishmen who fill out Link's Sea Chart use this as their CatchPhrase, and this is always their first line. Considering that the fishmen give useful hints towards OneHundredPercentCompletion and that a fully mapped out Sea Chart has its own benefits...expect to read this line a lot.[[/labelnote]]

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* 'Hoy, small fry! [[labelnote:Explanation]]The fishmen who fill out Link's Sea Chart use this as their CatchPhrase, and this is always their first line. Considering that the fishmen give useful hints towards OneHundredPercentCompletion and that a fully mapped out Sea Chart has its own benefits... expect to read this line a lot.[[/labelnote]]



* [[{{Mondegreen}} CHICKACHICKACHICKA]][[labelnote:Explanation]]The entirety of the background music of the battle against the boss, Molgera, has a lot of chicka, as heard [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwonnfGpuyU here]][[/labelnote]]
* Link taking selfies [[labelnote:Explanation]]The Wii U remake allows Link to take selfies with his pictograph. It didn't take long for players to start using this new feature humorously, for example having Link take selfies during otherwise serious moments like boss fights.[[/labelnote]]

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* [[{{Mondegreen}} CHICKACHICKACHICKA]][[labelnote:Explanation]]The entirety of the background music of the battle against the boss, Molgera, has a lot of chicka, as heard [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwonnfGpuyU here]][[/labelnote]]
* Link taking selfies [[labelnote:Explanation]]The Wii U remake allows Link to take selfies with his pictograph. It didn't take long for players to start using this new feature humorously, for example having Link take selfies during otherwise serious moments like boss fights.
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* Link taking selfies. [[labelnote:Explanation]]The Wii U remake allows Link to take selfies with his pictograph. It didn't take long for players to start using this new feature humorously; for example, having Link take selfies during otherwise serious moments, like boss fights.[[/labelnote]]



* And now in the same vein of ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'', we have: [[EightPointEight *Something* Score: 7.5]] [[labelnote:Explanation]]The score [=GameSpot=] gave. Not by the same guy though.[[/labelnote]]
* Have you been getting your Gratitude Crystals from the thankful women? [[labelnote:Explanation]]Strange little PlotCoupons given to you by completing quests.[[/labelnote]]

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* And now in the same vein of ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]]'', we have: [[EightPointEight *Something* Score: 7.5]] [[labelnote:Explanation]]The score [=GameSpot=] gave. Not by the same guy guy, though.[[/labelnote]]
* Have you been getting your Gratitude Crystals from the thankful women? [[labelnote:Explanation]]Strange [[labelnote:Explanation]]Gratitude Crystals are strange little PlotCoupons given to you by completing quests.quests. The "thankful women" part is probably just [[DoubleEntendre the product of someone's dirty mind]].[[/labelnote]]



* The Legend of Groose: The Groosenator of Grooseland [[labelnote:Explanation]]Groose has become the resident MemeticBadass[[/labelnote]]

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* The Legend of Groose: The Groosenator of Grooseland [[labelnote:Explanation]]Groose has become the resident MemeticBadass[[/labelnote]]MemeticBadass.[[/labelnote]]



* [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants Squidward]] Sword [[labelnote:Explanation]]A series of photoshops replacing various things with Squidward and other characters from ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants''[[/labelnote]]

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* [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants Squidward]] Sword [[labelnote:Explanation]]A series of photoshops replacing various things with Squidward and other characters from ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants''[[/labelnote]]''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants''.[[/labelnote]]



* "WE HATE YOU GROOSE!" "Groose, you're awesome!" [[labelnote:Explanation]] Many players hated Groose at the start of the game for how he bullied Link and got in the way of one of the most popular ships in video game history. However, as Groose was given a healthy amount of character development and more than one chance to display that he genuinely cared for Zelda, he grew on fans. By the time he stopped pining for her and started supporting Link as a good friend, he became one of the most popular characters in the game.[[/labelnote]]

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* "WE HATE YOU GROOSE!" "Groose, you're awesome!" [[labelnote:Explanation]] Many players hated Groose at the start of the game for how he bullied Link and got in the way of one of the most popular ships in video game history. However, as Groose was given a healthy amount of character development CharacterDevelopment and more than one chance to display that he genuinely cared for Zelda, he grew on fans. By the time he stopped pining for her and started supporting Link as a good friend, he became one of the most popular characters in the game.[[/labelnote]]



* Groose or Riot. [[labelnote:explanation]]The request for Groose from Skyward Sword to be playable. The phrase is very popular on ''Hyrule Warriors'' Direct.[[/labelnote]]

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* Groose or Riot. [[labelnote:explanation]]The request for Groose from Skyward Sword ''Skyward Sword'' to be playable. The phrase is very popular on ''Hyrule Warriors'' Direct.[[/labelnote]]
18th Nov '15 4:46:23 PM PeabodySam
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* What if Zelda was a girl? [[labelnote:Explanation]]A form of trolling intended to push the FandomBerserkButton by [[ProtagonistTitleFallacy referring to the player character as Zelda]], who is a girl. Occasionally prone to the further mutation [[RougeAnglesOfSatin "What if Zelda was a grill?"]] This meme also saw resurgence with the official reveal of Linkle, Link's DistaffCounterpart in ''VideoGame/HyruleWarriors''.[[/labelnote]]
9th Oct '15 2:52:45 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* [[UrbanLegendOfZelda I beat the]] [[UnwinnableJokeGame Running Man]]![[labelnote:Explanation]]As Adult Link, one of the optional minigames you can do is race a running man from Gerudo Valley to Kokiri Forest. No matter how fast Link runs, the running man will always beat him by one second, [[MindScrew even if the player uses a cheat device to trick the game into registering a time of 0 seconds]].[[/labelnote]]

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* [[UrbanLegendOfZelda I beat the]] [[UnwinnableJokeGame Running Man]]![[labelnote:Explanation]]As Adult Link, one of the optional minigames you can do is race a running man from Gerudo Valley to Kokiri Forest. No matter how fast Link runs, the running man will always beat him by one second, [[MindScrew even if the player uses a cheat device to trick the game into registering a time of 0 seconds]]. Naturally, rumors spawn about supposedly beating him, but they have all been proven false.[[/labelnote]]
9th Oct '15 1:56:47 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* [[UrbanLegendOfZelda I beat the]] [[UnwinnableJokeGame Running Man]]![[labelnote:Explanation]]As Adult Link, one of the optional minigames you can do is race a running man from Gerudo Valley to Kokiri Forest. No matter how fast Link runs, the running man will always beat him by one second, [[MindScrew even if the player uses a cheat device to trick the game into registering a time of 0 seconds]].[[/labelnote]]
5th Oct '15 11:18:36 AM rjd1922
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* And now in the same vein of [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]], we have: [[EightPointEight *Something* Score: 7.5]] [[labelnote:Explanation]]The score [=GameSpot=] gave. Not by the same guy though.[[/labelnote]]
* Have you been getting your Gratitude Crystals from the thankful women? [[labelnote:Explanation]]Strange little plot coupons given to you by completing quests.[[/labelnote]]

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* And now in the same vein of [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess Twilight Princess]], Princess]]'', we have: [[EightPointEight *Something* Score: 7.5]] [[labelnote:Explanation]]The score [=GameSpot=] gave. Not by the same guy though.[[/labelnote]]
* Have you been getting your Gratitude Crystals from the thankful women? [[labelnote:Explanation]]Strange little plot coupons PlotCoupons given to you by completing quests.[[/labelnote]]



* Think about what you can do with a stranded girl and mushrooms. [[labelnote:Explanation]]A girl gets trapped on an island because her Loftwing was injured. You need to give it medicine, which is Mushrooms.[[/labelnote]]

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* Think about what you can do with a stranded girl and mushrooms. [[labelnote:Explanation]]A girl gets trapped on an island because her Loftwing was injured. You need to give it medicine, which is Mushrooms.mushrooms.[[/labelnote]]
5th Oct '15 11:16:53 AM rjd1922
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*** No [[labelnote:Explanation]]The owl in ''Ocarina of Time'' goes on long-winded speeches... [[ShallIRepeatThat and frequently tricks the player into listening to them more than once.]][[/labelnote]]
* Song of Storms [[labelnote:Explanation]]A song that has become famous for being addicting to hear.[[/labelnote]]

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*** No [[labelnote:Explanation]]The owl [[labelnote:Explanation]]Kaepora Gaebora in ''Ocarina of Time'' goes on long-winded speeches... [[ShallIRepeatThat and frequently tricks the player into listening to them more than once.]][[/labelnote]]
* Song of Storms [[labelnote:Explanation]]A song that has become famous for being [[EarWorm addicting to hear.hear]].[[/labelnote]]



* You've met with a terrible fate, haven't you? [[labelnote:Explanation]]Happy Mask Salesman's speech once you run out of time and the Moon crashes on Termina, but he brings you back to day one.[[/labelnote]]
* BEN.DROWNED [[labelnote:Explanation]]A memetic catchphrase spawned from a now-dead creepypasta related to this very game.[[/labelnote]]

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* You've met with a terrible fate, haven't you? [[labelnote:Explanation]]Happy [[labelnote:Explanation]]The Happy Mask Salesman's speech once you run out of time and the Moon crashes on Termina, but he brings you back to day one.[[/labelnote]]
* [[WebVideo/BenDrowned BEN.DROWNED DROWNED]] [[labelnote:Explanation]]A memetic catchphrase spawned from a now-dead creepypasta related to this very game.[[/labelnote]]
19th Jun '15 11:53:34 AM Gamermaster
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* [[ItemGet DUH-NUH-NUH-NAAAAAAAAAAA]] [[labelnote:Explanation]][[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nmgon9MH6Fw The series' iconic]] ItemGet jingle.[[/labelnote]]

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* [[ItemGet DUH-NUH-NUH-NAAAAAAAAAAA]] [[labelnote:Explanation]][[http://www.[[labelnote:Explanation]][[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nmgon9MH6Fw com/watch?v=MaMvZrr-8qg The series' iconic]] ItemGet jingle.[[/labelnote]]
25th Apr '15 6:03:14 PM katethegr8
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