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Newfags can't triforce.Explanation A 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.
I am Error. 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.
If all else fails use fire. Explanation Useful hint.
You have water come to my house. Explanation Characters tend to help you if you bring them useful items. Some items are not so useful.
I love the Power Glove, it's so bad.Explanation A joint meme with, and referencing The Wizard, with an item that happens to share its name with the NES accessory made by Mattel (Link later finds an upgraded version called the Titan's Mitt).
Don't tell my father. Explanation Ruto goes into a dungeon alone in Ocarina of Time. Contrary to her wishes, you must tell her father in order to continue.
WHAT A HOT BEAT!Explanation Darunia of the Gorons has a dance sequence. That's all the context you're getting.
Sheik is the most epic reverse trap in the history of video games. Explanation (spoilers) Debate continues to this very day as to Sheik's sex, and despite multipleWord of God 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.
Dawn of the xth Day - y Hours Remain 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.)
You have met with a terrible fate, haven't you? 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.
BEN.DROWNED Explanation A memetic catchphrase spawned from a now-dead creepypasta related to this very game.
'Hoy, small fry! Explanation The fishmen who fill out Link's Sea Chart use this as their Catch Phrase, and this is always their first line. Considering that the fishmen give useful hints towards 100% Completion and that a fully mapped out Sea Chart has its own benefits...expect to read this line a lot.
Che~yyy! Explanation This is the voice effect the fishmen make when they say their Catch Phrase.
C'MON!!!Heroic Mime, subverted.Explanation How Link tells a Tower statue/Medli/Makar to follow him if they weren't already.
Meow! Likewise.Explanation This is what Link does to make a would-be thief think he's just a cat. If she can't see him, that is.
CHICKACHICKACHICKAExplanation The entirety of the background music of the battle against the boss, Molgera, has a lot of chicka, as heard here
Twilight 8.8Explanation The fan rage when Twilight Princess was given a score of 8.8 out of 10 was large enough to spread across the internet. Also a Trope Namer.
"I know you have bugs....." Explanation Said by Agitha the Bug Princess whenever you leave her house with new bugs you haven't given her.
NOT TAKE MIRROR!Explanation (Spoiler) After getting to the second mirror shard in Snowpeak Ruins, Yeta the Yeti gets corrupted by its influence and does not allow Link to take it, screaming the quote to them with a terrifying face.
Have you been getting your Gratitude Crystals from the thankful women? Explanation Strange little plot coupons given to you by completing quests.
Wanna play the "How loud can you scream" game? Explanation A friendly monster that kidnapped (but not really) a child likes playing this game. Alone. With a child.
There is a __% chance... Explanation Fi likes statistics.
Think about what you can do with a stranded girl and mushrooms. Explanation A girl gets trapped on an island because her Loftwing was injured. You need to give it medicine, which is Mushrooms.
The Bokoblin's / Moblin's undergarments. Explanation They're apparantly so obsessed with their cheetah print underpants that according to Fi, they can literally COME BACK FROM THE DEAD DUE TO THEIR ATTACHMENT TO THEM.
The Legend of Groose: The Groosenator of Grooseland Explanation Groose has become the resident Memetic Badass
Zelda likes to push Link off of cliffs. Explanation In-game, she pushes Link off of a cliff. Twice. Jokes are often made that this is Zelda's way of either showing affection toward, or friend-zoning, Link, among other things.
Groose's theme goes with everything. Explanation Similar to Guile's theme, Groose's theme has been used for a variety of things.
Before the game came out, fan speculation on the then-unnamed Fi ran amok, culminating in her being called 'Steve'.
"WE HATE YOU GROOSE!" "Groose, you're awesome!" 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.
Link's scarf. Explanation Link's Scarf of Asskicking has become very popular with the fan base, so much so that a lot of fans are asking for it to be part of Link's canon design from here on out.
Groose or Riot. explanation The request for Groose from Skyward Sword to be playable. The phrase is very popular on Hyrule Warriors Direct.
Ganondorf and hair-care products. explanation Ganondorf's new Badass Longhair has prompted a lot of jokes about how dedicated the Demon King is to maintaining it. It got to the point that Nintendo of Europe got in on it.
"GANNON-BANNED" Explanation A satirical punishment doled out to Zelda fans (sometimes trolls) who get details wrong regarding the series.
'99% Confirmed.' Explanation Shortly before E3 2010, the website Zelda Informer posted a bunch of "inside info" about the then-upcoming Skyward Sword, known at the time simply as "Legend of Zelda." The header for the image was the early artwork with "99% Confirmed" printed over it in big, bold letters. Their alleged source? Someone whom they claimed was Miyamoto's English translator... whom they also said happened to be German. A few days later, E3 came along and debunked all of their claims, prompting the main moderator of the site to post a video where he seemingly shoved a Wii Remote up his nose, which he said he would do if he was wrong. The website has yet to live it down, and "99% confirmed" has become a joke on other fansites, even non-Zelda ones.