It's a "take our word for it" sort of thing. In fact, it almost seems like the opposite of what the trope is. To me, it looks like a giant sword that just happens to be drawn poorly. Motion to pull.
Image is meh. Supporting.
Alt account of Angeldog 2437.
edited 24th Sep '11 12:31:52 PM by KaiserMazoku
How about a banana weapon? Perhaps an ostrich hammer? I'll go ahead and search for some.
edited 24th Sep '11 12:41:30 PM by kyfhv
You want my opinion, I think sord works just great. Certainly no different from the joke weapons in Soul Caliber. Not only does it look right, it's also a proper example of the trope too. So...yeah, I think removing it was being too stickler-ish.
Cure CandyNah it needs to be an actual joke that Homestruck one doesnt make any sense. Something like the Toy Bow from Persona 3 would work (which looks like a toy and fires suction cup arrows) lacking in a screen shot ATM though.
You want my opinion, I think sord works just great. Certainly no different from the joke weapons in Soul Caliber. Not only does it look right, it's also a proper example of the trope too. So...yeah, I think removing it was being too stickler-ish.I'm sure sord does work just great...the problem is that the image didn't show it at all, which is why it was removed.
Anime-tedIf anyone can find a pic of a Soul Series character using one of their joke items, that'd be great.
Awesome MerchantI tried to find some stuff on the Soul Series wiki... but eventually, I said "screw it". Link's Bug Catching Net◊ Then, I remembered that Final Fantasy VII had some joke weapons, and came up with this: Yuffie's Super Ball. I'm unsure if just pictures of the weapons would be appropriate, but I'm going to just post some for now (it's very, very late where I am). If any of you guys like them, I can try to track down pictures of the characters wielding said weapon. Aeris' umbrella◊ Cid's mop◊
edited 2nd Oct '11 2:10:46 AM by BearyScary
http://images.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1152&bih=677&q=bannanna+gun&gbv=2&oq=bannanna+gun&aq=f&aqi=g-sx1g-msx2&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1153l3696l0l4030l12l10l0l0l0l0l244l1987l0.4.6l10l0 ^This has four good images. The wood might look weird, and if so the third image might also work. e: i'm liking the third image more and more. Crowner?
edited 2nd Oct '11 2:11:33 AM by kyfhv
Awesome MerchantThat whole idea is funny. I think the third one probably is the best. It's also somewhat ironic, since I'm deathly allergic to bananas.
Videoludus ergo sumOn an unrelated note, I like how that goes along with Schizo Tech
"We are not a stuffy encyclopedic wiki. We're a buttload more informal".
Not an example. The joke item is not just anything that looks silly, it's an item that either has no function or has very poor stats (in a game where stats matter). A better example would be Curly's Underwear, or Chaco's Lipstick, from Cave Story.
Special trousers. Very heroic.
Cure CandyWhere is Disgaea's Horse Wiener when you need it....
The Other TroperIt might be best to pair a picture of a character holding an item with a screen showing the pathetic stats of the item.
I'm on the internet. My arguments are invalid.
I see the Awesomeness....I'd rather not a have a picture of a horse wiener please.
Awesome MerchantIt;s OK, they don't actually show it anyway. I think... *gulp*
They don't; it's only mentioned in dialogue. The symbol on the equipment page is an exclamation point. Although for the same reason it wouldn't make a good picture.
Awesome MerchantI agree.
RuneScape: Spork, Egg whisk, Giant novelty hand Also, animated .gif for Image Links: ◊ I can't snap a shot of the rubber chicken myself cuz I don't have one, but if you'd like, I could ask someone else to get one. Edit: With stats: 
edited 3rd Oct '11 8:02:10 PM by troacctid
Rhymes with "Protracted."
Awesome MerchantI like the .gif!
NacI'm in kind of a hurry, so I couldn't find any image. But as far as I know, soul calibur has a history of including joke items into their games. (characters fight with meat, surf tables, rubber ducks, etc.). If anyone is willing to look them up, they'd make a perfect image.
Just call me Nac.
Anime-tedI tried already, and GIS turned up nada. Then again, I just did a general search, so if someone wants to search for specific items, that might work,
edited 5th Oct '11 10:48:29 AM by Willbyr
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