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  • The meme. [[labelnote:Explanation]]The explanation behind the meme, if necessary.[[/labelnote]] Explanation 
    • Further mutations and successor memes, if any.

  • "Shepard." "Wrex." "Shepard." "Wrex." "Shepard." "Wrex." Explanation 
  • "I've had enough of your snide insinuations!" *SHEPARD PAWNCH* Explanation 
  • "Because it's a big stupid jellyfish!" Explanation 
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    • Referenced in Mass Effect 3, when dealing with an indoctrinated hanar. A very exasperated Shepard calls the hanar this exact phrase.
  • I'm Commander Shepard, and this is my favorite page on TV Tropes! Explanation 
  • Marauder Shields: the True Final Boss of Mass Effect 3 Explanation (spoilers) 
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    • Someone even made a whole webcomic out of this one.
    • One of the designers commenting they didn't have a final boss because it felt too 'videogamey' is also subject to a lot of this, since, if you weren't aware, Mass Effect 3 is a video game.
  • SPACE MAGIC. Explanation 
  • LOTS OF SPECULATION FROM EVERYONE!Explanation 
  • Artistic Integrity. Explanation 
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  • We're sorry you didn't like [insert item]. What about [item] did you like? Explanation 
  • Still a better ending than Mass Effect 3. Explanation 
  • SO BE IT. Explanation (spoilers) 
  • Eternal. Infinite. Immortal. Eternity by Calvin Klein Explanation (spoilers) 
  • The Magical Disappearing Rocks of Rannoch. Explanation 
  • Does it prove IT? Explanation 
  • Red, Blue, Green Explanation (spoilers) 
  • SIR ISAAC NEWTON IS THE DEADLIEST SON OF A BITCH IN SPACE! Explanation 
  • BRB, Virmire. Explanation 
  • Shepard removes Tali's mask to reveal... <Insert photoshopped face here> Explanation 
  • Tali's Hips Explanation 
  • Yo Dawg, I heard you don't wanna get killed by synthetics. So I made some synthetics to kill you every 50,000 years so you won't get killed by synthetics.Explanation 
  • DAT ASS (Effect)Explanation 
    • Kaidan's romance arc in the third game repeats this if he was romanced since the first game. Explanation 
  • ASSUMING DIRECT CONTROL. Explanation 
  • Ah, yes. (airquotes) "Reapers". Explanation 
    • Oh, we have dismissed that claim.Explanation 
  • Garrus is impressed.Explanation 
    • He says it again in ME3 when you blow up a door with a Cerberus fighter.
    • Thane, on the other hand, is excellent.Explanation 
  • "Can it wait for a bit? I'm in the middle of some calibrations." Explanation 
  • Geth do not infiltrate.
    • Geth do not intentionally infiltrate.Explanation 
    • Toyed with now to insanity: Bioware added playable Geth to multiplayer, and of the two classes they can play, one of them is Infiltrator.
      • Legion's passive skill is Geth Infiltrator
  • "What can you tell me about [x]?" Explanation 
    • "Well, Shepard, they are—"
      • "I should go." Explanation 
      • "I should go." is memetic in itself for how frequently Shepard ends a conversation with it.
      • The Citadel DLC lampshades this catchphrase. Turns out, Shepard had no idea they said it that often!
      • Shepard's mom says something similar too! I have to go. Which Shepard themself also happens to say on occasion.
  • I AM A BIOTIC GOD!!!! Explanation 
    • I think things... and they HAPPEN! Fear me, lesser creatures, for I am biotics made flesh!
      • I began to SMELL MY GREATNESS!
      • I am a great wind that will sweep ALL BEFORE ME like a... A GREAT WIND! A great Biotic Wind! FEAR ME!
  • Thank you for bringing me X, T'Soni. Explanation 
  • Look at thiiiis... Like viewing memes on the internet... Heavy risk, but the priiiiiiize.Explanation 
  • You humans are all racist! Explanation 
  • Blasto, the first Hanar Spectre. Explanation 
  • It's Kelly's fault! Explanation 
  • Don't. Fuck. With Aria. Explanation 
  • This page isn't wearing Heavy Armor; I cancelled my preorder. Explanation 
    • "I canceled my pre-order" in general was used to make fun of people who complain that the game was ruined even before release.
  • Now we have to spend all day computing pi because Joker plugged in the overlord. Explanation 
  • "That was a joke." Explanation 
  • "I WILL DESTROY YOU!" Explanation 
  • Shepard can't dance. Explanation 
    • The Citadel DLC reveals that Femshep can, in fact, tango.
    • Apparently, so does the Ryder siblings.Explation 
  • Shepard can't drive, either. Explanation 
    • The dialogue during the car chase in Lair of the Shadow Broker may be a nod to this.
      Liara: Still better than the Mako.
  • Jacob? Who's he? Explanation 
  • That big muscular guy. Isn't his name *insert David Ryder-nickname here*? Explanation 
  • Kai Leng: Cereal Killer. Explanation 
  • Emerrrrrgency induction port. Explanation 
    • In relation: Tequila Se'lai Explanation 
  • We'll bang, OK? Explanation 
  • From: Asari Military Command, topic: Evacuating Thessia Explanation (spoilers) 
  • Anderson was born in London. Explanation 
  • Kaidan can't find the Geth. Explanation 
  • Condescending Javik. Explanation 
  • Thane is one hell of a drug.Explanation 
  • SHEPARD IS PLEASED. Explanation 
  • "WE KNOW GAVORN'S TRICKS! WE LEAVE!" Explanation 
  • "I had reach, she had flexibility." Explanation 
    • This line was available on an official T-shirt for a while.
  • "Humans are a blight on galactic purity!" Explanation 
    • "You, sir! You are a blight! And you, human! And you!"
  • Techno Turian. Explanation 
  • "Unzipping a future blouse." Explanation 
  • "Throw it out the airlock." Explanation 
    • There's a very gratifying Call-Back to this in the Citadel DLC. When a Renegade Shepard is ranting about how s/he's going to vent a pair of villains' severed heads out of an airlock (further explanation would require spoiler tags), Javik exclaims: "Finally!" He'll also threaten a salarian actor with this should he be around for the filming of the latest Blasto film.
  • "WELCOME TO TUCHANKA, MOTHERFUCKER!" Explanation 
  • "WELCOME TO RANNOCH, MOTHERFUCKER!" Explanation 
  • All aboard the party temple! Explanation 
  • I like this human! S/He understands! Explanation 
  • They're fools. You should eat them. Explanation 
  • Do the words "political shitstorm" mean anything to you? Explanation 
    • Ascended Meme: Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd referred to such an incident by these very words.
  • Back at the (now-defunct) Polish gaming news Gamecorner, the opening lines of a particularly obnoxious Flash ad for Mass Effect 2 ("Shepard. Nie ma pojecia na co sie porywa"Translation ) became this.
  • Why is it that whenever someone says "With All Due Respect", they really mean '"kiss my ass?" explanation 
  • Remember to stay hydrated. Explanation 
  • My face is tired. Explanation 
  • Peebee's backwards gun. Explanation 
  • Weebloo/Weeabloo. Explanation 
    • On that note, "Did you know I trained to be an Asari Huntress"Explanation 
  • "NOW WITH AN ALL ELCOR CAST"Explanation 
  • Cerberus Taco Cart TheoremExplanation 

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