Memes / Metal Gear

Otacon: Look at all these Metal Gear jokes! This is like one of my internet memes!
Snake: Dammit, Otacon! Get a grip!

And yes, we do note the irony here.

Please add entries in the following format:

  • The meme. [[labelnote:Explanation]]The explanation behind the meme, if necessary.[[/labelnote]] Explanation 
    • Further mutations and successor memes, if any.

Multiple Entries

  • "Snake, what happened?/answer me!/do you copy?/respond!/are you okay? Snake? SNAAAAAAAAAAAKE!" Explanation 
    • NOOOOO!!!! SNAKE!! SNAAAAAAAAAAAKE!!! Explanation 
    • DA, DA, DA-DA-DA, DA, DA, DA!! Explanation 
    • Snake! Get up! Snake! SNAAAAAAAAKE!!!
  • "Metal... Gear?!" Often used to poke fun at Parrot Exposition, stealth gameplay or Metal Gear. Explanation 
  • ! Explanation 
    • ? Explanation 
  • Kept you waiting, huh? Explaination 
  • Kojima World OrderExplanation 
  • Oh, Kojima. Explanation 
  • "what did he mean by this", usually said after an obvious with-no-hidden-intentions quote to simultaneously poke fun at the people who take the story too seriously, and those that are needlessly confused.
  • "It's a Russian taunt," sarcastically used by the LGBT Fanbase in reference to the homoeroticism of the series, and in particular Revolver Ocelot's relationship with Big Boss and Solid Snake.Explanation 
    • "Are Snake and Otacon... you know..." Explanation 
  • Kojima is Big Boss. [[labelnote:Explanation]]After Kojima left Konami, many fans were quick to note the uncanny similarity between Kojima and Big Boss, both having been acclaimed for their accomplishments, only to be betrayed by who they worked for and ended up forming their own independent group in response.

Metal Gear

  • "I FEEL ASLEEP!" Explanation 
    • "Uh-oh! The truck have started to move!"

Snake's Revenge

Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake

Metal Gear Solid


  • The infamous Fission Mailed screen in Metal Gear Solid 2. Explanation 
  • "We've managed to avoid drowning!" Explanation 
  • "I hear it's amazing when the famous purple stuffed worm in flap-jaw space with the tuning fork does a raw blink on Hara-Kiri Rock. I need scissors! 61!" Explanation (spoilers) 
  • Did you say "nerd"? Explanation 
  • "I can still taste the gunpowder they put in the food!" Explanation 
  • Raiden's Hips Don't Lie.
  • A DUD?!
  • On this very wiki, on this very page, ending every entry referring to Metal Gear Solid 2 with a Pot Hole to Mind Screw over a synonym for maybe. Maybe.
  • Whatever happened to Iroquois Pliskin? Explanation 
    • Nonsense. Snake died on that tanker two years ago.


  • "Snake, you can't do that! The future will be changed! You'll create a time paradox!" Explanation 
    • Problem Solved, Series Over Explanation 
    • "Pime Taradox" Explanation 
  • "You're pretty good." Explanation 
  • LOOK AT THIS SCAR, JACK! Explanation 
  • Naked Snake's Flanderization into trying to eat everything in sight, and wondering if it can be eaten if it's not.
  • What a thrill...Explanation 


  • "Activate it!" Explanation 
  • "DIDJURIKEIT?" Explanation 
  • "I am lightning, the rain transformed." Explanation 

Metal Gear Rising

Peace Walker

  • "Now that's how an assassin operates!" Explanation 
  • Kojima is God! Explanation 
  • Peace Walker's theme makes anything more epic.


  • "BOSS, THAT'S THE TARGET." "HE'S COMING TOO?" Explanation 
  • "A weapon to surpass Metal Gear."Explanation 
    • "Kaz... I'm already a demon."Explanation 
  • "They played us like a damn fiddle!" Explanation (spoilers) 
    • Also STANDING Explanation 
    • Also see "[X] has gone Nuclear/went Nuclear" Explanation 
  • Such a lust for revenge! WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO?! Explanation (spoilers) 
  • A Hideo Kojima Game Explanation 
  • Kazuhira "The Racist" Miller Explanation