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** Don't refer to Lololo, Lalala, or Nightmare by their [[DubNameChange 4Kids-changed names]], "Fololo", "Falala", and "[=eNeME=]", as they were only named that in the American version of the anime and not the games.

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** Don't refer to Lololo, Lalala, or Nightmare by their [[DubNameChange 4Kids-changed names]], "Fololo", "Falala", and "[=eNeME=]", "[=eNeME=]" when discussing the games, as they were only named that in the American version of the anime and not the games.

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** For the love of god if you want to continue living do not say that Kirby is evil, a monster, or the true threat to dreamland unless you're joking in a friendly way. Unlike most misconceptions, where you will usually be let off with a polite correction, the fans will ''tear'' into you. [=MatPat=] learned this the hard way.


* FriendlyFandoms: With ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'', as both series were minded by Creator/MasahiroSakurai and share many mechanics. Many older ''Kirby'' fans (and some younger fans) were introduced to the series via ''Smash'', and without ''Smash'', ''Kirby'' would have a much harder time attracting fans of all ages.

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With ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'', as both series were minded by Creator/MasahiroSakurai and share many mechanics. Many older ''Kirby'' fans (and some younger fans) were introduced to the series via ''Smash'', and without ''Smash'', ''Kirby'' would have a much harder time attracting fans of all ages.ages.
** Many ''Kirby'' fans are fans of HAL Laboratory's secondary franchise, ''VideoGame/BoxBoy'', as they share elements like cutesy aesthetics and unexpected lore. It helps that both series were prominent on the UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS and like to cross-reference each other. Fans of both also tend to like HAL's lesser-known independent mobile title, ''Part Time UFO''.



* JerkassWoobie: King Dedede. Considering practically every game involves him being possessed, mind controlled, or duped into fighting Kirby and getting his ass kicked it's hard not to feel bad for him

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* JerkassWoobie: King Dedede. Considering practically every game involves him being possessed, mind controlled, or duped into fighting Kirby and getting his ass kicked it's hard not to feel bad for himhim.


* MemeticLoser: [[VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad Dark Nebula]] tends to be a running joke among Kirby fans, due to [[AntiClimaxBoss how pathetically easy he is compared to other final bosses in the series.

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* MemeticLoser: [[VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad Dark Nebula]] tends to be a running joke among Kirby fans, due to [[AntiClimaxBoss how pathetically easy easy]] he is compared to other final bosses in the series.


* MemeticLoser: [[VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad Dark Nebula]] tends to be a running joke among Kirby fans, due to [[AntiClimaxBoss how pathetically easy he is compared to other final bosses in the series]]. [[VideoGame/KirbyAndTheRainbowCurse Dark Crafter]] also gets this for similar reasons.

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* MemeticLoser: [[VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad Dark Nebula]] tends to be a running joke among Kirby fans, due to [[AntiClimaxBoss how pathetically easy he is compared to other final bosses in the series]]. series.
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[[VideoGame/KirbyAndTheRainbowCurse Dark Crafter]] also gets this for similar reasons.Crafter]], who dies in three hits and has one attack.


** Don't refer to Lololo, Lalala, or Nightmare by their [[Main/DubNameChange 4Kids-changed names]], "Fololo", "Falala", and "[=eNeME=]", as they were only named that in the American version of the anime and not the games.

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** Don't refer to Lololo, Lalala, or Nightmare by their [[Main/DubNameChange [[DubNameChange 4Kids-changed names]], "Fololo", "Falala", and "[=eNeME=]", as they were only named that in the American version of the anime and not the games.


* MemeticLoser: [[VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad Dark Nebula]] tends to be a running joke among Kirby fans, due to [[AntiClimaxBoss how pathetically easy he is compared to other final bosses in the series]].

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* MemeticLoser: [[VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad Dark Nebula]] tends to be a running joke among Kirby fans, due to [[AntiClimaxBoss how pathetically easy he is compared to other final bosses in the series]]. [[VideoGame/KirbyAndTheRainbowCurse Dark Crafter]] also gets this for similar reasons.


* MemeticMutation:
** Gourmet Race has become one of the most remixed songs on Website/YouTube. Sand Canyon and Candy Mountain[=/=]Skyhigh are hot on its tail. {{Stupid Statement Dance Mix}}es of ''Manga/LuckyStar'' voice clips to the tune of various ''VideoGame/KirbySuperStar'' tracks are also quite popular.
*** One rather famous remix is a mashup between Gourmet Race and Music/SnoopDogg's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXzg0D-cKds "Drop It Like It's Hot"]], after the creator found that the two sync up perfectly.
*** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Dpw0VvH4m0 1, 2, Oatmeal]]", a [[SoBadItsGood awesomely bad]] version of Gourmet Race theme WithLyrics [[TranslationTrainWreck directly translated]] from German, is receiving a cool status.
*** And then of course there's the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPFj4k0X8uI famous "Falcon PUNCH"]] remix as well as "THIS VIDEO CONTAINS_____", which originated with [[WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfSonicTheHedgehog PINGAS]].
** There was a Website/YouTube fad involving Dedede [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94nJEMQmeWY screaming random things]] after getting beaten at the end of Spring Breeze.
** '''INVINCIBLE CANDY!''' (A running gag on Website/SomethingAwful LetsPlay of any ''Kirby'' game, second only to...)
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yiZFUT-zMk&list=PLD741ACE7754011C6&index=32&feature=plpp_video DELICIOUS!]] (Whenever any food item is eaten, but especially Maximum Tomatoes.)
** The "[[VictoryDance Kirby ASCII Dance]]": (> ")> <(" <) (^ ")^ (v ")v. It's even used in ''VideoGame/{{ROBLOX}}'' as one of the quickchat messages.
** ''VideoGame/KirbysEpicYarn'' brings us Kirby's arrival in Patch Land and his observation that the grass feels like... pants.
** Rick's Stone ability in ''Dream Land 2'' and ''Dream Land 3'' has been dubbed the "JustForFun/{{Rickroll}}".
** The title screen music of ''VideoGame/KirbysPinballLand'' has become synonymous with a well-known copypasta where an [[Website/FourChan Anon]] [[PrimalScene walked in on his parents having sex]] while the music was playing on his Game Boy.
** "[[http://triple-q.deviantart.com/art/Kirby-is-shaped-like-a-friend-485179687 Kirby is shaped like a friend]]". This phrase originated from an online chat which was then made into an adorable piece of fanart. Became HilariousInHindsight thanks to ''VideoGame/KirbyStarAllies'', where the allied characters are known as "friends".
** Kirby's regular description in ''Planet Robobot'', which describes him as possessing "infinite power", has caused more than a few people to start referring to him as a god.
** Buff Dedede, which took off within MINUTES of its reveal in the September 13 Nintendo Direct.
** Hyness, the villain of ''Star Allies'', goes well with many kind of jokes, but especially after his hood goes off. Helps that he's quite nuts himself.
** "Have you met a knight?"
** The idea that whenever Nintendo doesn't know what to do with an idea, they just throw Kirby into it and it suddenly becomes fun and charming. This led to the creation of titles such as [[https://i.redd.it/ulb11pxrmq301.jpg Kirby Does His Taxes/DELUXE]] (there are ton of fake Kirby boxart memes like these), Yoshi Commits Tax Fraud, Luigi Goes To T-Mobile To Upgrade His Data Plan...
** Dedede's line "I need a monster to clobber that there Kirby!" has become infamous since it played in the anime's intro. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zX1nSDB7hJs See for yourself.]]
** Editing the ending of "Milky Way Wishes" from ''VideoGame/KirbySuperStar (Ultra)'' [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/galactic-nova-gets-destroyed so that various random people or objects fly into Nova and cause it to explode]].
** [[https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DWIxQamVAAIMPrs.jpg:large This image]] was posted by [[https://twitter.com/shenanigansen Shenanigansen]] in response to backlash by people after [[SacredCow he dared to try to call Kirby the worst Nintendo character]], even after he apologized and retracted his statement.
** [[https://i.pinimg.com/736x/88/ba/3b/88ba3b6d1cf3e29131e86fd8c73608e0.jpg The Kirby of Disappointment™]] is gaining some traction, requiring you to stare at Kirby for a minute every time you sin. While originating from Tumblr, the meme had also grown into other websites since.
** Thanks to [[https://www.usgamer.net/articles/video-game-cheats-n-beatums-4-kirby-speaks this comic]] by Creator/KCGreen, "[[FluffyTheTerrible Borb]]" has become Meta Knight's biggest FanNickname.
** [[https://i.redd.it/3ss1hcdo3q701.jpg This hilariously derpy-looking Kirby plush]] commonly referred to as "Kirb".
** For a while, Google search would place an image of [[http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/001/350/348/c7e.png an overweight black man]] instead of Creator/MasahiroSakurai when "who created ''Franchise/{{Kirby}}''" is typed in the search queue. As of June 2018, this is no longer the case, and Google doesn't display any image.
** Marx wanting to [[Creator/KarlMarx spread communism throughout Dream Land]].
** Magolor is a [[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 Heavy]], [[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ahDOWg-1dxA a video that inserted several clips from the heavy over Magolor’s boss fight]], has inspired [[FollowTheLeader quite a few similar videos]].
*** In the similar vein as Marx, there's Magolor going with the idea of capitalism. Helps that in ''Videogame/TeamKirbyClashDeluxe'' he runs a shop that also sells the Gem Apples with real money.
** Joking that Kirby lore is on the same/higher level as ''VideoGame/DarkSouls''. [[labelnote: Explanation]] The later games in the franchise have a surprisingly intricate and complicated lore...which is mostly given in pause screen flavor text, character designs and a few other details. Comparisons to the Souls franchise, which is famous for doing something very similar, were inevitable.[[/labelnote]]
** Images of Kirby plushes wielding knives, usually made to look like Kirby's threatening the image's poster.


* AnimationAgeGhetto: Some ads and reviews for the ''Kirby'' games paint them as being most suitable for young children, largely due to their easiness and cutesy aesthetic. This has a side-effect of being an AudienceAlienatingPremise, and while ''Kirby'' has an active and vocal fanbase and is considered a SacredCow among Nintendo's series, it has an inherently harder time attracting uninitiated older (in age) fans.

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* AnimationAgeGhetto: Some ads and reviews for the ''Kirby'' games paint them as being most suitable for young children, largely due to their easiness and cutesy aesthetic. This has a side-effect of being an AudienceAlienatingPremise, and turning some people off, as while ''Kirby'' has an active and vocal fanbase and is considered a SacredCow among Nintendo's series, it has an inherently harder time attracting uninitiated older (in age) fans.



* AudienceAlienatingPremise: Similar to ''VideoGame/YoshisIsland'', the ''Kirby'' games' [[TastesLikeDiabetes saccharine]] reputation can be off-putting to some older (in age) fans, who arbitrarily consider ''Kirby'' to be [[AnimationAgeGhetto for children]] in comparison to Nintendo's other cartoonish and family-friendly series such as ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'', which are more overt about their all-ages appeal. ''Kirby'' games therefore have a harder time attracting adult fans; as such, fans tend to latch on to [[RuleOfCool "cool"]], [[DarkerAndEdgier "edgy"]], or "adultlike" elements like Meta Knight because they provide a nice counterbalance to Kirby's and his world's copious cuteness.


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*** Also, don't refer to Lololo, Lalala, or Nightmare by their [[Main/DubNameChange 4Kids-changed names]], "Fololo", "Falala", and "[=eNeME=]", as they were only named that in the American version of the anime and not the games.

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*** Also, don't ** Don't refer to Lololo, Lalala, or Nightmare by their [[Main/DubNameChange 4Kids-changed names]], "Fololo", "Falala", and "[=eNeME=]", as they were only named that in the American version of the anime and not the games.


** In light of a certain anime, Zero Two is '''not''' to be confused with [[Anime/DarlingInTheFranxx Zero Two]].

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** In light of a certain anime, [[NamesTheSame character with the same name]], Zero Two is '''not''' to be confused with [[Anime/DarlingInTheFranxx Zero Two]].Two]].
** Kirby has red feet; he doesn't wear red shoes.
** Kirby being named after a brand of vacuum has as much truth to it as Donkey Kong originally being named "Monkey Kong".
** It's "Dream Land" not "Dreamland". The Google and [=YouTube=] autosearches are the worst offenders of this.
** Don't assume that the theme for Gourmet Race is the official main theme of the series due to its use in the first ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' title. It was only played in two levels of a single mode in ''VideoGame/KirbySuperStar'' and appeared in only eight games after that[[note]]''VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand3'', ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards'', ''VideoGame/KirbyCanvasCurse'' (this specific rendition was also used in ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot''), ''VideoGame/KirbysEpicYarn'', ''VideoGame/KirbyTripleDeluxe'', ''VideoGame/KirbyAndTheRainbowCurse'', and ''VideoGame/KirbyStarAllies''[[/note]], not counting the remake ''Kirby Super Star Ultra'' or subsequent ''Smash Bros.'' remixes. If anything, Green Greens' theme is Kirby's theme song.


** It is commonly believed that Kirby is a baby Star Warrior who mostly communicates in something resembling PokemonSpeak. The only work in the franchise to use this portrayal was the [[Anime/KirbyOfTheStars anime adaptation]], which takes place in an AlternateContinuity. Also, the term "Star Warrior" has never been used in the games.

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** It is commonly believed that Kirby is a baby Star Warrior who mostly only communicates in something resembling PokemonSpeak. The only work in the franchise to use this portrayal was the [[Anime/KirbyOfTheStars anime adaptation]], which takes place in an AlternateContinuity. Also, the term "Star Warrior" has never been used in the games.

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** The "Gourmet Race" theme from VideoGame/KirbySuperStar is commonly thought to be the main theme of the series due to its use in VideoGame/SuperSmashBros. The series' actual theme is most likely Green Greens, which has appeared in nearly every game in some form.
** It is commonly believed that Kirby is a baby Star Warrior who mostly communicates in something resembling PokemonSpeak. The only work in the franchise to use this portrayal was the [[Anime/KirbyOfTheStars anime adaptation]], which takes place in an AlternateContinuity. Also, the term "Star Warrior" has never been used in the games.

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* JerkassWoobie: King Dedede. Considering practically every game involves him being possessed, mind controlled, or duped into fighting Kirby and getting his ass kicked it's hard not to feel bad for him


*** Kirby is quite a cocky {{Jerkass}} in ''Kirby's Avalanche''. More famously: Kirby is a much less straightforward hero than most of them, notably [[ImAHumanitarian eating definitely sentient beings alive]], and sometimes, [[CuteAndPsycho going on quests and slaughtering people]] (a good number of them innocent and just being in his way) for rather... ambiguous reasons (in ''Squeak Squad'': ''CAKE''). This led to many alternative interpretations of Kirby.

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*** Kirby is quite a cocky {{Jerkass}} in ''Kirby's Avalanche''. More famously: Kirby is a much less straightforward hero than most of them, notably [[ImAHumanitarian eating definitely sentient beings alive]], and sometimes, [[CuteAndPsycho going on quests and slaughtering people]] (a good number of them innocent and just being in his way) for rather... ambiguous reasons (in ''Squeak Squad'': ''CAKE'').'''CAKE'''). This led to many alternative interpretations of Kirby.



* AnimationAgeGhetto: Some ads and reviews for the ''Kirby'' games paint them as being most suitable for young children, largely due to their easiness and cutesy aesthetic. This has a side-effect of being an AudienceAlienatingPremise, and while ''Kirby'' has an active and vocal fanbase and is considered a SacredCow among Nintendo's series, it has an inherently harder time attracting uninitiated older fans.

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* AnimationAgeGhetto: Some ads and reviews for the ''Kirby'' games paint them as being most suitable for young children, largely due to their easiness and cutesy aesthetic. This has a side-effect of being an AudienceAlienatingPremise, and while ''Kirby'' has an active and vocal fanbase and is considered a SacredCow among Nintendo's series, it has an inherently harder time attracting uninitiated older (in age) fans.



* AudienceAlienatingPremise: Similar to ''VideoGame/YoshisIsland'', the ''Kirby'' games' [[TastesLikeDiabetes saccharine]] reputation can be off-putting to some older fans, who arbitrarily consider ''Kirby'' to be [[AnimationAgeGhetto for children]] in comparison to Nintendo's other cartoonish and family-friendly series such as ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'', which are more overt about their all-ages appeal. ''Kirby'' games therefore have a harder time attracting adult fans; as such, fans tend to latch on to [[RuleOfCool "cool"]], [[DarkerAndEdgier "edgy"]], or "adultlike" elements like Meta Knight because they provide a nice counterbalance to Kirby's and his world's copious cuteness.

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* AudienceAlienatingPremise: Similar to ''VideoGame/YoshisIsland'', the ''Kirby'' games' [[TastesLikeDiabetes saccharine]] reputation can be off-putting to some older (in age) fans, who arbitrarily consider ''Kirby'' to be [[AnimationAgeGhetto for children]] in comparison to Nintendo's other cartoonish and family-friendly series such as ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'', which are more overt about their all-ages appeal. ''Kirby'' games therefore have a harder time attracting adult fans; as such, fans tend to latch on to [[RuleOfCool "cool"]], [[DarkerAndEdgier "edgy"]], or "adultlike" elements like Meta Knight because they provide a nice counterbalance to Kirby's and his world's copious cuteness.



** Who was responsible for [[spoiler:Drawcia's and Paintra's painting]] in ''Canvas Curse''?

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** Who was responsible for [[spoiler:Drawcia's and Paintra's (and Paintra's) painting]] in ''Canvas Curse''?Curse''? And how exactly is [[spoiler:Vividria]] related to them (if she's even related in the first place)?



** And '''please''', whatever you do, make sure you spell it "Dream Land" instead of "Dreamland".
** In light of a certain anime, Zero Two is '''''not''''' to be confused with [[Anime/DarlingInTheFranxx Zero Two]].

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** And '''please''', whatever you do, make sure you spell it "Dream Land" instead of "Dreamland".
** In light of a certain anime, Zero Two is '''''not''''' '''not''' to be confused with [[Anime/DarlingInTheFranxx Zero Two]].



** [[spoiler:Buff Dedede]], which took off within MINUTES of its reveal in the September 13 Nintendo Direct.

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** [[spoiler:Buff Dedede]], Buff Dedede, which took off within MINUTES of its reveal in the September 13 Nintendo Direct.



*** In the similar vein as Marx, there's Magolor going with the idea of capitalism. Helps that in ''Videogame/TeamKirbyClashDeluxe'' he runs a shop that also sells the Gem Apples with real money.



* OnlyTheCreatorDoesItRight; While few would say there was an outright ''bad'' game in the series, the games that aren't primarily developed by Creator/HALLaboratory are held in less regard than the ones that are.

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* OnlyTheCreatorDoesItRight; While few would say there was an there's any outright ''bad'' game in the series, the games that aren't primarily developed by Creator/HALLaboratory are held in less regard than the ones that are.



* RonTheDeathEater: Magolor is a PlayedForLaughs victim of this, since despite [[spoiler:turning good after his defeat in ''Return to Dream Land'']], fans enjoy painting him as a deceitful TokenEvilTeammate. The interpretation especially took hold after ''VideoGame/TeamKirbyClashDeluxe'' made him a shopkeeper; him managing {{microtransactions}} is joked to be a far greater evil than [[spoiler:deceiving Kirby and pals so he could gain immense power with the Master Crown]] ever was.

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* RonTheDeathEater: Magolor is a PlayedForLaughs victim of this, since despite [[spoiler:turning good after his defeat in ''Return to Dream Land'']], fans enjoy painting him as a deceitful TokenEvilTeammate. The interpretation especially took hold after ''VideoGame/TeamKirbyClashDeluxe'' made him a shopkeeper; him managing {{microtransactions}} is joked to be a far greater evil than [[spoiler:deceiving Kirby and pals so he could gain immense power with the Master Crown]] ever was. It also helps that he can be quite TheGadfly in later games.

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