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NintendoCapriSun, opening almost every video ever

NintendoCapriSun (real name Tim Bishop) is a popular Let's Player on YouTube, with over 400,000 subscribers. He is very prolific, having made full Let's Plays of dozens of games. On December 15, 2010 he announced that he had been made a YouTube Partner. In 2011, he joined a new LP collective called The Runaway Guys along with ProtonJon and Chuggaaconroy.

In addition, he has two separate YouTube channels: BreakingNCS, which is dedicated to video blogs and other miscellaneous content; and JealousGuy, which actually predates NintendoCapriSun and focuses more on rants and short film stuff. He is also a member of Polaris.

As of 2016, he streams regularly on Twitch, usually on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Games NintendoCapriSun has Let's Played:

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    The Legend of Zelda 

    Mega Man 





    Final Fantasy 



  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Contra
  • Super C
  • Operation C (Blind)

    Donkey Kong Country 


    Ace Attorney (blind) 

    Dragon Quest 


    Other / Unsorted 

His Let's Plays provide examples of:

  • 100% Completion: NCS didn't think he could get everything in Donkey Kong 64 because some of the golden bananas were extremely difficult for him to get, not to mention the Nintendo and Rareware coins, but he persevered and got everything. He was in complete shock.
    • He was just as blown away to have played Super Mario Odyssey to completion, and even states that he didn't expect to pull it off simply due to how packed full of content the game is.
  • Aborted Arc:
    • Tim opted to not finsh Kirby's Adventure simply due to the fact he wasn't having fun with it.
    • Miitopia is currently up in the air as it was billed as a "Let's Mess Around On" and Tim has stated he didn't know how much of it he was actually going to showcase.
  • Added Alliterative Appeal: At the end of the final boss rematch in Super Mario Galaxy 2:
    NCS: Right in your face, man, right in your armpit! How many different places on Bowser's beaten, battered, bruised, beleaguered, bludgeoned body can we hit next? (Beat) Those are all actually words, too.
  • Alternative Character Interpretation: Invoked in Episode 6 of his Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door LP. After making a joke, he deduces that Koops is in an abusive relationship with his girlfriend (which, to be fair, is strongly implied).
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: After completing the second dungeon in Minish Cap, Tim completely forgot to pick up the reforged Picori Blade from Melari.
  • Badass Adorable: For a grown man he manages to be this with his love for cute characters, adorable drawing style, and endearing quirks. He's also a badass at video games when serious.
  • Badass Boast: This tweet regarding a quick Zelda II race he participated in.
  • Bait-and-Switch: In Part 14 of Lufia II he's backtracking to the Ruby Cave but gets a bit lost and enters the Treasure Sword Shrine. However, the footage immediately cuts to him entering the Ruby Cave instead.
  • Berserk Button:
  • Big "OMG!": In his LP of Mother 3, Part 51, where he went through a door and the Ultimate Chimera was waiting behind it.
  • Big "WHAT?!":
    • He gets a really good one in his The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess playthrough here.
    • He does this and Flat "What" so often in his Ace Attorney playthroughs that he added a "What" counter starting with the third game. The crowning example from that series is at the very end of Part 28 of Case 5.
    • In his Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest playthrough, he does this upon clearing the level Target Terror! and learning that the next one is the dreaded Bramble Scramble.
    • To be expected at any plot twist during his Zero Escape streams.
    • Lufia II:
      • Part 19 ends with an epic one when he's commenting on how deep the scene with Tia after the Ancient Tower feels, then the game suddenly cuts to Maxim and Selan's Wedding Ceremony.
      • Part 20 follows it up with another one when Maxim and Selan's child is born.
  • Big "YES!": Numerous times, but the crowning example is when he discovers the Great Mighty Poo.
  • Borrowed Catchphrase:
    • Likes to do this with other LPers' catchphrases, especially HC Bailly and Lucahjin.
    • In his Danganronpa streams he adopted Mondo's "Piece of shit!" whenever the character himself appeared on screen or to refer to him in general.
    • He'll occasionally crack his own version of Gunarm Dyne's Running Gag of, "If you're [doing something that references a similar character/event from another title], you're playing the wrong game."
  • Brain Bleach:
    • In Ace Attorney, Tim has this reaction whenever the 9-year-old Pearl Fey channels the busty adult Mia Fey and takes on her bodily characteristics.
    • He's not exactly pleased to see Maya Fey in a meido outfit in Trials and Tribulations, either.
  • Call-Back:
    • His LP of Super Mario Bros. 3 is subtitled "The StupOid Run," which is a call back to his first four videos, "Super Mario Bros. 3: The Stupid Run".
    • In Part 31 of A Link Between Worlds, he references the speedy intro he did in Snake Man's stage.
  • Candid Camera Prank: He secretly filmed himself playing Fibbage with the other Runaway Guys and Masae Anela. As a result of not knowing they were on camera, the group acted very low-key compared to their LPs, especially Chuggaaconroy (though ProtonJon apparently did notice the camera early on and just decided not to tell the others).
  • Catchphrase: Quite a few:
    • "Better get some more toilet paper"
    • "(Yoshi!) So happy!"
    • "You bite, you die!" (originally about the Piranha Plants from Super Mario Galaxy 2)
    • You know, IN THE BATHROOM! note 
      • *ding*
    • "D'OH I MISSED!", due to Chugga's attempts to popularize the phrase in The Runaway Guys' videos.
    • "A secret <X>!" in the same fluctuation HC Bailly does it. Also, "STAY AWAY FROM THE SUMMONER!"
    • "You tell that asshole!" appears frequently in his Let's Plays of dialogue-heavy games.
    • Will often end sentences with "...lemme tell ya!"
    • "<X> THOOOOOUUUUUSAND <X>!" Another Shout-Out to HC Bailly.
    • "Name that movie."
    • "Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooookay everyone I'm back."
    • In some of his Legend of Zelda LPs (such as The Wind Waker and Twilight Princess for two), he has "Oh my God! Can't wait to see!" when opening a chest.
    • He's prone to singing the lyric "I keep forgetting we're not in love any more".
    • "The fur-hur-hur-hur-nace!"
    • "A BEE?!"
    • "Two times in a row, man! Try to take a drink of water and it drips down the left side of my faaaaaace!"
    • "The armory, the bakery, the armory, the bakery"
    • "Yay."
    • (from his vlogs) "You're crazy, man! You're crazy!"
    • "Smells like burning deodorant!"
    • "I could sleep here." Lampshaded in part 6 of Secret of Evermore, when Tim remarks he's amazed the LP has lasted this long without a mention of it.
    • "DAT ASS!" note 
    • He shouts a long, exasperated "DUDE!" whenever he repeatedly messes something up (especially in Cloudberry Kingdom).
    • "And smash his face with an iron!"
    • "I like it when I'm sniffininininininin' mahmahmahmahmah balls!"
    • To his viewers: "So, how's everybody doing today?" or "Hope everybody's doing okay today", sometimes followed by the day's date.
    • "Is it Edgeworth?" sometimes even in videos that have nothing to do with Ace Attorney.
  • Cliffhanger:
    • In this video, he takes on a timed mission in Banjo-Kazooie, and he comes within one second of failing and the video cuts off.
    • He does several in Final Fantasy IV, exactly where one would expect them. Cutting off before Rydia re-joins the party is one he claims he's wanted to do his whole life.
  • Cool Uncle: Has two nieces who look up to him.
  • Creator In-Joke: Many of his catch phrases come from his old tapes. For example, "A BEEEEE!" came from an old home movie of his family's where he was freaking out over said insect.
  • Cross Player: For his Pokémon Omega Ruby playthrough, NCS decided to play as the female character.
  • Damn You, Muscle Memory!:
    • With all of the Zelda videos he's made introductions to, it's no surprise that he sometimes introduces a different game entirely as "The Legend of Zelda: [Game Title]" by accident.
    • When learning the mechanics of Pokémon, he suffers from reflexively applying the different kind of Elemental Rock-Paper-Scissors logic common to RPGs he's more familiar with, like Final Fantasy VI.
  • Determinator: NCS is very skilled at some games, but he is capable of beating even those ones he isn't very good at, just because he NEVER. GIVES. UP.
  • Digging Yourself Deeper: During one boss fight in Donkey Kong Country 3, he admits that knowing a certain song makes him feel "kind of gay." He immediately backs up, saying "Not That There's Anything Wrong with That," then goes on to try and explain himself, then gives up because he's just making it worse.
  • Disability Superpower: Kind of. His tendency to Fail A Spot Check coupled to his Determinator tendencies means that he has sometimes managed to beat stages or games without needing some item or ability that's supposed to be required. This in turn means he's good at Self-Imposed Challenge runs.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: In Part 11 of Lufia II, Tim initially thinks that Jaffy, the glassmaker of Clamento Village, is a woman.
  • Epic Fail:
    • When preparing to learn magic in Chrono Trigger, he spends several attempts walking around Spekkio's room in the wrong direction. He readily admits it's not one of his finer moments.
    • During his February 9, 2016 stream, while playing Castlevania III, he delivered the final blow to Dracula and ended up jumping into a pit at the same time as seen here. One comment in the chat even said, "This is going on your Tropes page."
    • In Part 7 of Apollo Justice he weighs on presenting one of two similar pieces of evidence. He presents the wrong one, then immediately presents the same one again!
    • In Part 36 of Final Fantasy V he spends 15 minutes searching for a Stingray in order to learn Big Guard from it, manages to learn the spell and take down most of its HP, only for the Chicken Knife to trigger the party running away before the battle could be won.
    • During his showcasing of 100% Completion in Metroid Dread, he goes through the entire process and beats the game again in one sitting, only to never save once the whole time. Thus the actual Completion Percentage on the file screen is still at 34 after the ending.
  • Epileptic Trees: Invoked in his Super Mario 64 LP, where he indulges in this, theorizing that Princess Peach has an Evil Twin who is Bowser Jr.'s mother.
  • Evil Laugh: He's not evil per se, but he does have a very distinctive and somewhat sinister laugh with which you'll become familiar after watching a few videos.
  • Failed a Spot Check: Missing the obvious is quite common in his Let's Plays.
    • Multiple times in Yoshi's Story. Melons tend to get "camouflaged" in his fruit border, but one time he misses a melon right in the middle of the screen (and adds an annotation pointing out his flagrant missage). In another episode, he spends several minutes in a panicked state, looking for eggs, without realizing that he has a full egg train following behind him.
    • Happens quite often in his blind run of Conker's Bad Fur Day. He got a lot of flak one time for not immediately realizing he had to take cheese to a mouse.
    • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess features him buying a fire-resistant shield before entering the Goron Mines and then forgetting to equip it for the entirety of that dungeon. Amazingly, he manages not to lose his wooden shield despite nearly every room of that place containing fire and/or lava in abundance.
    • In the Starfruit minigame in Plants vs. Zombies, he continually fails to realize he has enough Sun to start planting them. He adds in annotations from the Starfruit, getting increasingly annoyed as NCS fails to plant him.
    • During his mostly-blind run of the final stage of the Lost World of Donkey Kong Country 2, after getting through a chunk of the stage, he wonders if there's a checkpoint. While it's right in the middle of the screen. Again. Cue more annotations. Another life later, he drops into the checkpoint STILL without noticing it, leaving him surprised to spawn there after he died once more.
    • In his blind run of DKC 3, during the run of the last world, he failed to note in Lightning Look-Out that the little lightning was the warning for the big lightning. He only noted this during a bonus game, 11 minutes into the video. During the same chapter, in Koindozer Klamber, he was desperately looking for a Bonus Barrel in the 2nd half of the level, and when he arrived to the screen of the Bonus Barrel, he kept throwing himself into the holes without noting the Bonus Barrel being just there. He just noted that a minute later.
    • Also in his Mario Party 2 solo run, while he dominated the competition (See Crowning Moment of Awesome above), he forgot to show us the detailed stats for the Mystery Land board.
    • It's somewhat of a Running Gag in the DK64 LP, but an egregious example can be seen in Part 16. He ended a Bonus Stage with Diddy, but then, he leaves behind the Golden Banana without picking it up. As he put it out (a comment about that action in-video): "Umm... forget something?"
      • In the same LP (Part 43), in Crystal Caverns while he was getting a balloon for Tiny (which is in the same area as Diddy's blueprint), he got the balloon, but missed the obvious Tiny Pad, which leads to another Golden Banana. Approximately two minutes later, when he returns to the same area with Diddy to get the blueprint, he realizes he missed the pad while he was using Tiny, leading to having to return to the same place with her later on.
      • Again, during the DK64 LP (Part 67), when he was in Hideout Helm for the first time, there was a Pineapple Switch in plain sight (this switch allows you to progress further into the dungeon). He missed that switch various times. NCS changed his character from Lanky to Chunky... and he KEPT missing the switch, and he even got back to almost the beginning, being stumped. When he FINALLY found the switch, which was his excuse? The room was too dark to allow him seeing the switch.
    • In part 56 of the Pokémon Sapphire blind LP, he forgot to heal before the final battle against Champion Steven. He caught on that mistake just when he entered the room.
    • In The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, he at one point visits the witch's hut but fails to note the obvious Maiamai sitting out in the open. As in some of the above examples, he places an annotation over the video, this time as though providing speech bubbles to the Maiamai who desperately wants to be rescued and is flabbergasted that Link doesn't notice him.
    • During his LP of Super Mario Odyssey, he tends to miss Purple Coins that are easy to find. He pokes fun of this tendency in episode 31, where he somehow misses two Purple Coins that are right out there in the open during a slow platforming section where he's going out of his way to look for collectibles. He edits in two speech bubbles, where the Purple Coins first ask "ARE YOU SERIOUS", and then "ARE YOU FUCKING SERIOUS" before he leaves them behind.
    • Part 53 of Lufia II has him complete the first of three towers comprising the final dungeon. He wonders if the second is to the northwest or northeast of the town. He climbs the northwest despite 1. The girl back in town telling him it was the northeast tower with him reading that part of the dialogue out loud and 2. The two towers having completely different names that the in-game UI displays upon entering an indoor room. He calls himself out on this in editing.
  • Fat Slob: Used to be this before 2012.
  • Four More Measures: He makes this kind of mistake when he tries to sing along with The Great Mighty Poo. Then once the song properly starts, he doesn't attempt to sing at all.
  • Fridge Logic: Invoked when he named the Aeon Cindy after Dario in his Final Fantasy X LP.
  • Gasshole: He has active bodily functions, and he'll mention when they act up.
    • Extremely prevalent in his Skyward Sword LP where he seems to be invoking this trope.
  • Gentle Giant: He's about 6 feet tall and used to be 250 pounds (before starting his gym runs), but is probably one of the nicest people you will ever meet.
  • Get A Hold Of Yourself Man:
    • Twice during Chapter 6 of Mother 3. With very good reason.
    • Played with in the Conker's Bad Fur Day finale. Comments were saying it was okay to cry in the ending cutscene where Conker states he'd give up everything to have Berri back. He never did (if he did, he held it in), but did finish it off with a "You can't end the game like that!!"
  • Good Bad Bugs: Invoked; in the first episode of his Apollo Justice LP, the colors on the touch screen are messed up and purple, but he loves it.
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: His signature Unusual Euphemism, "Frick-frack."
  • Got Me Doing It: Lucahjin's Catchphrase/Verbal Tic "Sir?! Sir?!" rubbed off on him, and he admitted that she'd got him started on saying it.
  • Guttural Growler: Tim's voice is known for being rather raspy and gurgly, which not only makes his words more pronounced, but also allows him to hold onto certain syllables and sounds for prolonged periods of time.
  • Heroic BSoD:
    • After calling the parrot to the stand in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, he loses it and laughs for about 5 minutes, noting he hasn't laughed that much since the Great Mighty Poo.
    • He has a much more somber one after finding he reached the bad ending in Justice For All. And at the ending of Case 4 of Trials and Tribulations.
    • During one moment in his Virtue's Last Reward stream, the event on screen causes him to shout a Big "WHAT?!" and then freeze in place for nearly a full minute. (Spoiler Warning)
    • Upon the reveal of the Big Bad in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Dual Destinies, Tim is in absolute shock, and refuses to believe that a Nice Guy like Bobby Fulbright could have done it.
    • Related to the previous reveal, Tim was in shock upon Edgeworth's reveal that the real Bobby Fulbright was already long dead and that the one in the witness stand and the detective that was such a nice person was really an imposter. Tim.exe stopped working indeed.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Appears to be building this kind of friendship with Empolo18, to the point where he trusts him enough to give him his Youtube password to update NCS's LP's while he's away.
  • Ho Yay: In-Universe, when he brings his real-life friend Malinda in to co-commentate on Ni no Kuni. He offhandedly mentions that he hasn't seen Marcassin's swimsuit in Castaway Cove yet. Malinda then proceeds to milk the implications of this little comment for all it's worth.
  • Homage: His playthrough of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1989) has him quote and re-enact segments of The Angry Video Game Nerd's review of the same game.
  • Idiosyncratic Episode Naming: All of his Shadow of the Colossus videos are named after episodes of Lost.
  • If Only You Knew: Tim has a tendency to accidentally predict plot points for a game or series he's playing blind.
    • In Part 37 of Lufia II he speculates Amon taking over someone's body and forcing the party to fight him as well as lamenting Iris isn't a goddess who can go back in time. Daos does just that with a puppet body in The Legend Returns and Iris indeed travels back in time to Set Right What Once Went Wrong in New Game Plus of Curse of the Sinistrals.
  • Imaginary Friend: "Prugga" and "Choton" from his Mario Party 2 videos. He starts referring to the CPU versions of Mario and DK as his absent friends, and starts talking to them, spouting their catchphrases for them, and even telling them to stop fighting.
  • In the Style of: Much of his Final Fantasy IV LP has HC Bailly-style cliffhangers.
  • Incredibly Long Note: In this video, NCS sings Happy Birthday to Lucahjin and on the final line, proceeds to hold the "to" note for over 28 seconds.
  • It Runs in the Family: From the hints he's dropped over the years, it seems as though his whole family is made up of skilled gamers.
  • Kind Hearted Cat Lover: After moving in with Chuggaaconroy, his cat Kirby is prone to suddenly meowing loudly in the middle of NCS's videos. He's never annoyed, and is always amused when the kitty pays him a visit.
  • Large Ham: "CURSE YOU, CAPRISUUUUUUUUUUUUUUNNN!!!!" He hammed up Ganondorf's voice so much that he lost his voice after yelling this line.
  • Late to the Punchline: In episode 30 of Plants vs. Zombies, He got caught up on the name of the Plantern that he had gotten some twenty episodes earlier, and had a small laughing fit.
  • Line-of-Sight Name:
    • This is where his username came from.
    • Referenced in Pokémon OmegaRuby Part 7 where he names a Pokémon "Cheez-It" after a nearby box of Cheez-Its. "That's how you come up with the names!"
  • Madness Mantra:
  • Manchild: Positive example. Tim is like an excited, goofy child trapped inside of a grown man's body.
  • Metaphorgotten: A convoluted example from part 4 of Castlevania:
    "You can't hit me twice! You already got your turn! You already got your piece. You're like that kid who eats two pieces of pizza. Not that there's anything wrong with that, because there's probably two pizzas and five kids. So there's enough for each kid to have, like, two slices. Well, I don't have ten slices! I have sixteen, and you get four, so you actually ate eight slices! You know what, screw you. Maybe you should go to the gym."
  • Mind Screw: From his Super Mario Galaxy 2 Let's Play (Episode 4):
    "Who would've thought you'd get squished against the ceiling by a Thwomp while upside-down? So it's really like you're getting squished against the ground by a Thwomp, same as you always do. That's... that's a total mind trip. It's like I got squashed against the ground by a Thwomp, but both me and him were upside down when it happened. I... can't explain that, the absurdity of that all."
  • Mood Whiplash: His habit of ending his LPs with the very upbeat Chapter 4 intro music from Mother 3 can lead to this, especially if the game he's just finished was something somber like To the Moon.
  • Motor Mouth: Slips into this at times; in one episode of his Mega Man 3 LP he does it throughout the video.
  • The Movie Buff: Quotes movies constantly, and has a fondness for obscure or subtle lines that only the equally dedicated will catch. It's especially evident in his Willow LP, as the game is based on one of his favorite movies, and he explains many details from the game as they connect to the movie.
  • Musical Episode:
    • A mild example, but he has a tendency to randomly sing a few lines of a song in some episodes of his LPs.
    • Part 9 of Plants vs. Zombies, where he "sings" most of his commentary to the game's music.
  • My Greatest Failure: A relatively lighthearted example, but he'll never forget the "I'll take Tyson" incident from his childhood. He's even mentioned that he cringes whenever his sister brings the sentence up.
  • Named After Somebody Famous:
  • Narrative Filigree: In part 4 of Super Star Wars he expresses his fondness for this as he starts talking about throwaway lines that build a world.
  • Nice Guy: Multiple people who know NCS in real life describe him as the single nicest guy they've ever met.
  • Nostalgia Level: Discussed during both Throwback Galaxy in Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Whomp's Fortress in Super Mario 64, as the former is a deliberate remake of the latter.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: In his Mario Party 2 "Let's Mess Around On," he bemoans how he lost his recording of Space Land, which he'd beaten with an incredible SIX! STARS! He then beats Mystery Land with eight stars.
  • Oh, Crap!:
    "Goodbye, my horsey. Goodbye!"
    • In one of his Plants vs. Zombies videos, he was feeling very happy because the game's composer (the one responsible for the "There's A Zombie On Your Lawn" song) found one of his videos and liked it. He was happy for a few minutes before he realized she'd heard him singing his gross toilet-based lyrics over her awesome music. His mood flipped around rather quickly.
    • The first time he encounters a phazon metroid in Metroid Prime 3, he is terrified!
  • Painting the Medium: When text boxes in games have proper nouns in different colours, he sometimes says "COJIRO!" as a Call-Back to a joke he did based on this in Ocarina of Time.
  • Perfectly Cromulent Word: "Mutilatingly," apparently.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: He's good friends with female Let's Player Lucahjin, and they've co-commentated on each other's videos multiple times. One question in her FAQ is if she's dating him (or any of the other popular YouTube Let's Players), and the answer is a simple one-word "No." (However, in one interview, NCS admitted his feelings for her weren't entirely platonic, but due to a number of factors, they both knew it wouldn't happen.)
  • Power Creep, Power Seep: Amazing at Nintendo Hard older platforms, utterly terrible when he has to play with a control stick (except when he gets serious in Super Mario 64 Versus).
  • Precision F-Strike: And when he does use it, he usually apologizes for it.
  • Pun: He doesn't partake in these often himself, but the titles of his videos are usually good for a few chuckles, such as "Dude, Where's Makar?"note  and "Take A Drill Pill"note .
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: His delighted reaction to Chili Bean includes this:
    NCS: Zombies. That eat it. Are defeated. And release GAS!
  • Running Gag: He has a few.
  • Scenery Porn: Loves pointing these out, and has a particular Catchphrase used to describe it: "I would sleep here." Especially for places with a cozy atmosphere.
    • In Ni no Kuni, he goes gaga for it, and develops the Running Gag mentioned above, where he ends every episode with the camera positioned behind a plant. It originally started as a way to show off the detail in said plant models.
    • During many of the elevator/train ride scenes in Metroid: Dread, he inserts songs from different franchises as "elevator music" to pass the time when he doesn't outright edit it out.
  • The Scream: He's got a very distinctive one, most famously heard when he fished up a treasure chest during his LP of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and got one rupee from it.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here: At the end of Final Fantasy IV, Palom mentions showing a girl his "fire rod" and leaves the game, no longer able to play. He comes back though.
  • Self-Deprecation: He has a habit of bashing himself for his poor performance in The Runaway Guys' LPs, and will usually chide himself for stupid mistakes quite harshly.
  • Self-Imposed Challenge: He beat Contra on the hardest difficulty without losing a life, played The Legend of Zelda's Second Quest without the sword, and played the same game on a 3-Heart Run. Damn.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story: Part 52 of Pokémon Sapphire. He spends the entire episode trying to catch Regice, only for it to faint at the end, rendering the whole thing pointless.
  • Shout-Out:
  • Sidetracked by the Gold Saucer: His Let's Play of Lufia II contains several episodes of him just messing around in the optional Ancient Cave as well as him mentionining running it several more times off-camera on his main save file for the project.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Inverted! For a guy with over 300,000 subscribers, he's awfully humble and has agreed to Let's Plays with many lesser-known LPers.
  • Smoking Is Cool: Subverted, he spent a long while trying to quit his habit, even continuing it after posting the first video where he declared he would break it.
  • Sophisticated as Hell: At times, he will start reciting the eloquent in-game dialogue, only to get sick of reading and crudely paraphrase the rest, such as from Part 23 of his Wind Waker LP:
    Quill: What an eerie isle this is... Everywhere else boasts clear skies and calm seas, but around here it just sucks!
  • Spoonerism: "Prugga and Choton" from LMAO Mario Party 2.
  • Strategy, Schmategy: In Ocarina of Time, he theorizes that his own clumsy playing is the main reason he's never had much trouble fighting the infamous Dark Link.
  • Take That!:
  • Teen Genius: Went out with straight As in high school but chose to not go to college to prevent being stuck in debt.
  • Tempting Fate: In the 4-way Battletoads race. He dies before he can even finish his sentence. ProtonJon even gives him an achievement for it.
  • Thing-O-Meter: When he feels one of his Catchphrases will get excessive use in a particular LP, he will create a counter for every time he says it.
    • Conker got an "IN THE BATHROOM" meter, which ended at 134.
    • Skyward Sword got a "SO HAPPY" meter, after its absence in Yoshi's Story.
      • Skyward Sword also got a "Mega Man! Mega Man!" counter as a joke at one point, due to Tim saying that every time Fi said something obvious.
    • Starting with Trials and Tribulations, games in the Ace Attorney series got a "WHAT?" counter. In its debut appearance, it ended at a whopping 385.
      • The final case of Trials and Tribulations added a counter for the number of times Larry got whipped by Franziska, with the final count being 38.
  • This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!: Discussed in part 65 of Majora's Mask. He points out how "I'm on a boat, bitch!" is more emphatic than "I'm on a boat, motherfucker!"
  • This Is Gonna Suck: Part 46 of Lufia II is titled "The Next 2 Parts Are Short Because PAIN Is Coming" as he enters a dungeon in the latter half of the story with some of the most infamous puzzles in the game.
  • Toilet Humor: Many, many examples of this throughout his Let's Plays. He's gotten better over time, however.
    • A lot of fans expect him to go right back to stage one with his Conker's Bad Fur Day LP, he even has a meter for how many times he says "In the bathroom".
    • Later on, he forgot what number his meter was up to and started it at 9001 because it was OVER 9000!! The actual final "In The Bathroom" count is 134.
      • And when he meets The Great Mighty Poo, his life was fulfilled.
    • Not to mention all the rest of his songs about taking dumps.
    • His Gag Dub of the infamous laughing scene from Final Fantasy X replaced the laughs with belches.
  • Too Kinky to Torture / Wasn't That Fun?: He'd only ever played the first couple of levels of Battletoads before taking part in the first four-player race. His reaction to the later levels of this notoriously Nintendo Hard game? Saying how fun it was and how he wished he'd played it growing up, to horrified reactions from the others.
  • The Unintelligible: His take on Professor Owlan in Skyward Sword has him speak in very fast gibberish.
  • Un-Installment: Cases 1-3 of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. Tim had already watched a Let's Play of the first three cases before deciding to play the game for himself. Because he already knew all the plot developments of cases 1-3, he opted not to record them and started his own LP with case 4.
  • Unusual Euphemism: "Frick-frack," which he usually drops in place of the typical F-Bomb, unless the situation is really dire.
  • Verbal Tic:
    • His most notable one is "Jeez", which can be heard in every video at least once.
    • Another one that appears often is "I tell ya!"
    • When he reads out Kaepora Gaebora the owl's exposition in Zelda games, he adds a "hoot hoot" tic every so often.
  • Visual Pun: In part 43 of Lufia II he equips the Kappa Spear on Artea and replaces the weapon icon with Twitch's "Kappa" emote.
  • Wham Line: In part 56 of the Pokémon Sapphire Blind LP: "Go! Go onwards! The CHAMPION is waiting!". Needless to say, NCS's reaction at this was priceless.
  • With Lyrics:
  • Zonk: His stock reaction to whenever a game does this to him (most common in his Zelda LPs) is to scream "AAAAAAAAAAAAA" as long as he can.



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