"There is something ahead, and the road is closed now."
— NPC, Pokémon Black and White
Today, we're dancing for no reason! Someday, we'll disappear for no reason!
— Seven random dancing fat men (no, really) show that Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 is where Nintendo gave up pretending these made sense
"There are ants under your feet. You might accidentally step on them, so please don't continue in that direction."
"Someone's on fire just around the corner. This area's closed off until he puts himself out."
"I wonder who made the bridge impassable? Why would someone do this? Crud..."
—NPC in Peaceful Rest Valley, EarthBound