History WebVideo / GuruLarryAndWez

30th Oct '17 6:28:16 AM PF
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* EveryoneHasStandards: At the end of ''Film/{{Apaches}}'' there's a list of names of real children who died playing on farms, but Guru Larry stops there as he's not sick enough to joke about that.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: At the end of ''Film/{{Apaches}}'' there's a list of names of real children who died playing on farms, but Guru Larry stops there as he's not sick enough to joke about that.
30th Oct '17 6:26:55 AM PF
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Two NewMedia enthusiasts investigate the various computer-game controversies, video-game ventures and digital disasters that you didn't even realize were a thing, with series such as "Games Yanks Can't Wank", a series about games that were only released in the United Kingdom on their beloved home computers and "Fact Hunt", a series that, of course, details various obscure facts about video games, old and new, as we say: But, hello you! This is the page on Guru Larry and Wez, and we welcome you to it!

Originally from Screwattack.com, these two guys from UsefulNotes/TheMidlands provide voice-over top-10 countdowns related to popular video games, as well as other gaming-related videos. Can be found [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/bt/guruandwez here]].

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Two NewMedia enthusiasts investigate the various computer-game controversies, video-game video game ventures and digital disasters that you didn't even realize were a thing, with series such as "Games Yanks Can't Wank", a series about games that were only released in the United Kingdom on their beloved home computers and "Fact Hunt", a series that, of course, details various obscure facts about video games, old and new, as we say: But, hello you! This is the page on Guru Larry and Wez, and we welcome you to it!

Originally from Screwattack.com, [=ScrewAttack=], these two guys from UsefulNotes/TheMidlands provide voice-over top-10 countdowns related to popular video games, as well as other gaming-related videos. Can be found [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/bt/guruandwez here]].



* AcceptableTargets: [[invoked]] Creator/PeterMolyneux, Tim Langdell and Ocean Software. Guru Larry ''will'' find a way to poke fun at Molyneux in each "Fact Hunt" video, even when he's cutting him some slack by [[InsultToRocks finding something so stupid that it makes him look good in comparison]].

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* AcceptableTargets: [[invoked]] Creator/PeterMolyneux, Tim Langdell Langdell, and Ocean Software. Guru Larry ''will'' find a way to poke fun at Molyneux in each "Fact Hunt" video, even when he's cutting him some slack by [[InsultToRocks finding something so stupid that it makes him look good in comparison]].



** The usual musical intro for "Games Yanks Can't Wank" features the appropriately British [[VideoGame/FatalFury Billy Kane]], [[VideoGame/StreetFighter Cammy White]] and [[VideoGame/PunchOut Narcis Prince]].

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** The usual musical intro for "Games Yanks Can't Wank" features the appropriately British [[VideoGame/FatalFury Billy Kane]], [[VideoGame/StreetFighter Cammy White]] White]], and [[VideoGame/PunchOut Narcis Prince]].



--> '''Wez''': We're not on TV any more, we can say what the fuck we want! Fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck!

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--> '''Wez''': '''Wez:''' We're not on TV any more, we can say what the fuck we want! Fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck!



** There are also two episodes dedicated to cheat codes and pass codes that contain swearing. The first one, "Top 5 Offensive Cheat Codes", focuses on codes that are deliberately put in by game programmers. The second one, "Top 5 Offensive Passcodes (That all Exist Purely by Chance!)", focuses on codes that are generated due to the games' password systems (as opposed to battery backups and save files) that coincidentally form curse words.
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: On a video riffing on DSP's Christmas special, Larry commented how disgusted he was...because Phil didn't get the real Santa Claus for the video.

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** There are also two episodes dedicated to cheat codes and pass codes that contain swearing. The first one, "Top 5 Offensive Cheat Codes", focuses on codes that are deliberately put in by game programmers. The second one, "Top 5 Offensive Passcodes (That all Exist Purely by Chance!)", focuses on codes that are generated due to the games' password systems (as opposed to battery backups and save files) that coincidentally form curse words.
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: On a video riffing on DSP's Christmas special, Guru Larry commented how disgusted he was...because Phil didn't get the real Santa Claus for the video.



* EveryoneHasStandards: At the end of ''Film/{{Apaches}}'' there's a list of names of real children who died playing on farms, but Larry stops there as he's not sick enough to joke about that.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: At the end of ''Film/{{Apaches}}'' there's a list of names of real children who died playing on farms, but Guru Larry stops there as he's not sick enough to joke about that.



* MarketBasedTitle: The Fact Hunt episode "5 Games Renamed for REALLY Stupid Reasons" covers this, from Creator/GeorgeLucas forcing ''VideoGame/StarFox64'' to be retitled as ''Lylat Wars'' in Europe (due to ''Star Wing'', which was the European title for the prequel, sounding like ''Franchise/StarWars''), to Creator/{{Activision}}'s UK branch renaming the first ''VideoGame/TonyHawksProSkater'' to ''Tony Hawk's Skateboarding'' (because the execs there thought the Brits would mistake it for an ice skating game).

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* MarketBasedTitle: The Fact Hunt episode "5 Games Renamed for REALLY Stupid Reasons" covers this, from Creator/GeorgeLucas forcing ''VideoGame/StarFox64'' to be retitled as ''Lylat Wars'' in Europe (due Europe,[[note]]Due to ''Star Wing'', which was the European title for the prequel, sounding like ''Franchise/StarWars''), ''Franchise/StarWars''.[[/note]] to Creator/{{Activision}}'s UK branch renaming the first ''VideoGame/TonyHawksProSkater'' to ''Tony Hawk's Skateboarding'' (because Skateboarding''.[[note]]Because the execs there thought the Brits would mistake it for an ice skating game). game.[[/note]]



* NonindicativeName: Larry's internet image is being the one British guy on gaming sites otherwise dominated by Americans. Yet his full name, Larry Bundy Jr., sounds rather stereotypically ''American'' to British ears.
** The addendum to Larry's name is spelled "Jnr" in UsefulNotes/BritishEnglish, [[WordOfGod but he thought the U.S. spelling looked better.]]
* OlderThanTheyLook: Larry is in his mid-thirties, but easily looks a decade younger.
* OncePerEpisode: A potshot at Creator/PeterMolyneux is made in every episode, no exceptions... even when they make the exception by finding something even more stupid.

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* NonindicativeName: Larry's internet image is being the one British guy on gaming sites otherwise dominated by Americans. Yet his full name, Larry Bundy Jr., sounds rather stereotypically ''American'' to British ears.
** The
ears. Furthermore, the addendum to Larry's name is spelled "Jnr" in UsefulNotes/BritishEnglish, [[WordOfGod but he thought the U.S. spelling looked better.]]
* OlderThanTheyLook: Larry is in his mid-thirties, late thirties, but easily looks a decade younger.
* OncePerEpisode: A potshot at Creator/PeterMolyneux Peter Molyneux is made in every episode, no exceptions... even when they make the exception by finding something even more stupid.



* ARareSentence: Guru acknowledges that even he can say something nice about Creator/PeterMolyneux at the end of "10 Companies EA Bought, Then DESTROYED!!!" While explaining the circumstances that lead to Electronic Arts acquiring Bullfrog studios, Larry comments that it was Molyneaux's business savvy that helped fight off EA from acquiring their studios in the first place. When Molyneux left, the company had nobody who could stop them from being bought out.
* RunningGag: Larry has referenced the game "Pinball Construction Set" several times in his videos.

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* ARareSentence: Guru Larry acknowledges that even he can say something nice about Creator/PeterMolyneux Peter Molyneux at the end of "10 Companies EA Bought, Then DESTROYED!!!" While explaining the circumstances that lead to Electronic Arts acquiring Bullfrog studios, Productions, Larry comments that it was Molyneaux's business savvy that helped fight off EA from acquiring their studios in the first place. When Molyneux left, the company had nobody who could stop them from being bought out.
* RunningGag: RunningGag:
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Larry has referenced the game "Pinball Construction Set" several times in his videos.



* TakeThat: [[RunningGag Done once a video]] to Creator/PeterMolyneux
* {{Troll}}: Larry is amongst many of those mocking a certain [[Webcomic/{{Sonichu}} Christian Weston Chandler]], having even done interviews with Chandler himself.
* VideoReviewShow: Reviewing the gory kid's 1970's PSA's such as ''Film/{{Apaches}}'' and ''Film/TheFinishingLine''.

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* TakeThat: [[RunningGag Done once a video]] to Creator/PeterMolyneux
Peter Molyneux.
* {{Troll}}: Larry is amongst many of those who likes mocking a certain [[Webcomic/{{Sonichu}} Christian Weston Chandler]], having even done interviews with Chandler himself.
* VideoReviewShow: Reviewing the gory kid's 1970's 1970s PSA's such as ''Film/{{Apaches}}'' and ''Film/TheFinishingLine''.
29th Oct '17 11:13:11 AM DRCEQ
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* AcceptableTargets: [[invoked]] Creator/PeterMolyneux, Tim Langdell and Ocean Software. Guru Larry ''will'' find a way to poke fun at Molyneux in each "Fact Hunt" video, even when he's cutting him some slack by [[InsultToRocks finding something so stupid that it makes him look good in comparison]].


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* ARareSentence: Guru acknowledges that even he can say something nice about Creator/PeterMolyneux at the end of "10 Companies EA Bought, Then DESTROYED!!!" While explaining the circumstances that lead to Electronic Arts acquiring Bullfrog studios, Larry comments that it was Molyneaux's business savvy that helped fight off EA from acquiring their studios in the first place. When Molyneux left, the company had nobody who could stop them from being bought out.
26th Oct '17 9:13:32 PM Animeking1108
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* AcceptableTargets: [[invoked]] Creator/PeterMolyneux, Tim Langdell and Ocean Software. Guru Larry ''will'' find a way to poke fun at Molyneux in each "Fact Hunt" video, even when he's cutting him some slack by [[InsultToRocks finding something so stupid that it makes him look good in comparison]].
8th Oct '17 4:24:54 PM MoonlightBomber
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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: The Fact Hunt episode "5 Times Scalpers Totally Screwed Themselves Over" documents how scalpers of things such as the UsefulNotes/PlayStation2 and the Super Nintendo Classic Mini were eventually brought down by their own greed.
28th Aug '17 1:13:36 PM theenglishman
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28th Aug '17 1:13:28 PM theenglishman
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* CatchPhrase: Larry likes to start off his videos for real by saying "But... ''hello you''! I'm Guru Larry and I welcome you to Fact Hunt!"

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* CatchPhrase: CatchPhrase
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Larry likes to start off his videos for real by saying "But... ''hello you''! I'm Guru Larry and I welcome you to Fact Hunt!"Hunt!"
** "I'll get me coat" whenever some particularly horrible wordplay gets a LamePunReaction.
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* {{Pun}}: [[OnceAnEpisode In every episode]], at least one is usually horrible, and is almost always [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]].

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* {{Pun}}: [[OnceAnEpisode In every episode]], at least one is usually horrible, and is almost always horrible. Larry likes to [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]].lampshade]] them with a {{Beat}} and a quick "I'll get me coat".
19th Aug '17 5:43:54 PM DRCEQ
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* AcceptableTargets: [[invoked]] Creator/PeterMolyneux, Tim Langdell and Ocean Software.

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* AcceptableTargets: [[invoked]] Creator/PeterMolyneux, Tim Langdell and Ocean Software. Guru Larry ''will'' find a way to poke fun at Molyneux in each "Fact Hunt" video, even when he's cutting him some slack by [[InsultToRocks finding something so stupid that it makes him look good in comparison]].



* CatchPhrase: Larry likes to start off his videos for real by saying "But, hello you! I'm Guru Larry and I welcome you to Fact Hunt!"

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* CatchPhrase: Larry likes to start off his videos for real by saying "But, hello you! "But... ''hello you''! I'm Guru Larry and I welcome you to Fact Hunt!"


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* OncePerEpisode: A potshot at Creator/PeterMolyneux is made in every episode, no exceptions... even when they make the exception by finding something even more stupid.


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-->'''Larry:''' But, Hello you! And I welcome you to Fact Hunt. "Five Purposely Broken, Unbeatable Games by Dickish Developers." Yes, I know it's a convoluted name. You try coming up with a more clickbaity title to describe this episode.
15th Jul '17 3:44:49 PM ricky_quezada
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* TakeThat: [[RunningGag Done once a video]] to Creator/PeterMolyneux
9th Jul '17 6:08:34 AM MoonlightBomber
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* MarketBasedTitle: The Fact Hunt episode "5 Games Renamed for REALLY Stupid Reasons" covers this, from Creator/GeorgeLucas forcing ''VideoGame/StarFox64'' to be retitled as ''Lylat Wars'' in Europe (due to ''Star Wing'', which was the European title for the prequel, sounding like ''Franchise/StarWars''), to Creator/{{Activision}}'s UK branch renaming the first ''VideoGame/TonyHawksProSkater'' to ''Tony Hawk's Skateboarding'' (because the execs there thought the Brits would mistake it for an ice skating game).
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