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The Aperture Science Enrichment Center will like to remind you that at the end of every test, you will be rewarded with a slightly humorous internet quip from our Aperture Science Humor Database. If at any time you find yourself unable to stop laughing after hearing one, causing a high probability of choking to death, please lie down and wait patiently for our staff to assist you.

Please add entries in the following format:

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

  • "The Weighted Companion Cube will never threaten to stab you and, in fact, cannot speak. In the event that the Companion Cube does speak, the Enrichment Center urges you to disregard its advice." Explanation 
  • "You will be baked, and then there will be cake." Explanation 
  • "This was a triumph. I'm making a note here: HUGE SUCCESS. It's hard to overstate my satisfaction..." Explanation 
    • "Look at me still [verb]ing when there's science to do"
    • "...and when you're dead I will be Still Alive."
  • "Now You're [Verb]ing With Portals", "Now You're Thinking With [Noun]s." Explanation 
  • The Cake Is a Lie the cake is a lie the cake is a lie—— Explanation 
    • "I wonder if the pancakes will be a lie too?" Explanation 
  • "Cave Johnson here/Cave Johnson, we're done here." Explanation 
    • "That is not a panel. That's a crusher. We sell them too."
      • Snowclone: "That's not a <noun>. That's a <different noun>. We sell them, too."
    • "That's 65 percent more bullet per bullet."
    • When life gives you lemons, burn down life's house. WITH THE LEMONS. Explanation 
      • I don't want lemons, I want pictures of Spider-Man! Explanation 
    • "The Solution? ROBOTS! Then... fire the guys who made those robots and build BETTER robots!"
      • "BAM! Robots gave us six extra seconds of co-operation. Good job, robots!"
    • "Science isn't about "why?". It's about "why not?"!"
    • "Chariots chariots." Explanation 
  • "How are you holding up? Because I'm a potato." Explanation (spoilers) 
  • "Space space go to space so much space gotta see it all." "SPAAAAAAAAAACE!"Explanation (spoilers) 
    • "Dad, I'm in space." "I'm proud of you, son." "Dad, are you space?" "Yes. Now we are a family again."
      • "Space is boring. Gotta go back to earth."
    • "Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey lady. Lady. Space."
  • "This should be its own holiday. EXPLOSION DAY!" Explanation (spoilers) 
  • They told me, that if I ever [insert action here], I would DIE! Explanation 
  • "Well, this is the part where [insert action here]". Explanation (spoilers) 
    • "Hello, this is the part where [insert action here]!"
      • Ch. 9: The Part Where [insert action here].
      • Achievement Unlocked: The Part Where [insert action here].
      • Achievement Description: This is that part.
      • Music Track Title: The Part Where [insert action here].
  • And I-AH! BIRD! BIRD! BIRD! BIRD! Explanation 
    • AH! BIRD! KILL IT! It's evil... Explanation 
  • Holmes vs Moriarty! Aristotle vs... MASHY SPIKE PLATE! Explanation 
  • "I AM NOT! A! MORON!"Explanation 
    • "COULD A MORON [DO] (insert action here)?!"
  • Fact: everything said by the Fact Core is a meme. Explanation 
  • When drawing Wheatley as a human, he most often looks like Stephen Merchant (Wheatley's voice actor).
  • You know, [action] just now taught me a valuable lesson... Explanation (spoilers) 
  • A rare case of a meme that never was: In the end of the first game, outside the facility, a hoop falls in front of the player, quite close to the camera, bounces and falls to the side. For whatever reason, Valve thought this would become a meme and waited for the internet to start talking about "Hoopy the Hoop", as they called it. No such luck for them - Hoopy went mostly ignored, and "the cake is a lie" instead became the go-to Portal meme. Despite this, Hoopy can still be found in some random places in Portal 2.
  • It's not out of the question that you might have a very minor case of serious brain damage. Explanation 

Alternative Title(s): Portal 2


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