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YMMV: You Don't Know Jack
  • Accidental Innuendo: "Player two, nice screwing!"
  • Awesome Music: When it comes to Jack Attack music, the first version heard in ''The Ride''/''Abwärts!'' are probably one of the best, mixing the right amounts of ominousness and intensity together. Must be the bagpipe-esque parts.
    • Also The Ride's rendition of the main theme, the Jack Bingo music... the guitarwork was done by Todd Rundgren, and it shows.
  • Ear Worm: Elephant, Mustard, Teddy Roosevelt, or DRA-CU-LA! In one of the FB episodes, Cookie is caught singing the theme and confesses it's catchy.
    • *TRUMPET!* *SPLORTCH!* "Bully!" "BLAAH!"
    • [Honk!] One's made of skin, one's made of wood, so [Honk Honk!] Who's The Dummy? "Not Neeeee!"
    • It's The Put The Choices Into Order Then Buzz In And See If You Are Right! *Beat* QUESTION!
    • Looking through your trash bag, what's it say about you? (What's it say about you?) Funky Trash.
    • Cookie's Fortune Cookie Fortune With Cookie "Fortune Cookie" Masterson!
    • Pretty much ALL of the question segues from ALL of the series that use them, though, hands down, the most well-known one is from Volume One:
  • Ensemble Darkhorse: Cookie is the most popular host after all.
  • It's Short, so It Sucks : The Lost Gold has 300 questions, as opposed to all the other volumes, and for an added kick to the shins, each game is only seven questions long.
  • Magnum Opus: The Ride is generally regarded as the best game in the series.
    • Likewise, a question in Volume 3 uses the term of one, and combines it with Magnum, P.I..
  • Memetic Mutation: The f killed 4!
  • Most Wonderful Sound: The guitar riff heard when a player buzzes in in Volume 1, Sports, Volume 2, Movies, Volume 3, Television, The Ride, Playstation, Offline, and Louder! Faster! Funnier!.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • The music, visuals, and sounds that play during the Jack Attack can reach "do not play alone after sunset" levels.
    • The Church of A'zqr, the Eternal Bleeding Jackal Skull.
  • Older Than They Think: The trash questions even after 2011.
    • Also the "Who's the Dummy?" questions are a sucessor to the Guest Host questions from Volume 3 and The Ride.
  • Porting Disaster: The PC version of 2011 somehow had less features than its console counterparts, despite most of those features being more than possible on a PC. Almost all of the games supported at least 3 players on PC; 2011 supports 4 players on consoles, but only 2 on PC due to the new question format with money-based-on-time-to-answer not working so well when everyone has to share a "controller." When a concerned player tweeted a request for further clarification as to why the PC version was limited to 2 players to YDJK's twitter account, this insult was what he got in reply.
    • The DS version of 2011 doesn't include the "Wrong Answer of the Game" and the "Nocternal Admissions" Questions.
  • The Scrappy: Billy O' Brien in 2011. Even Cookie hates him and is happy if you pick the Wrong Answer of the Game in the last on-disc episode, which gives you Billy.
    • Buzz Lippman is the Scrappy of the whole series, getting only one game and a Butt Monkey joke in The Ride.
    • Replacement Scrappy: The f in 2011 for the dead 4.
  • Squick: The contents of Chocky's various breakfast cereals. (Pink and tarty milk, anyone?)
  • Tear Jerker: Ooooohhhhhh, cuatroooooooo....
    • The Question That Cared
  • What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?: The entire theme of Headrush's interface is, basically, the purest psychedelia of the 80s, complete with mostly black background, acid colors, distorted voices (that don't belong to the host most of the time), fast-moving grafitti slideshows/titles on the standby screen and really scary toy images for representing the players' avatars. Even the logo of this game looks precisely what you'd call surf-esque!

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