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  • Whenever a non-human character in Paper Mario would kiss Mario, Chugga would shout "BESTIALITY! THIS IS NOT SONIC NEXT-GEN!!"
  • Pointing out every instance of "Nintendo logic" ever.
  • Getting aggravated at his Pikmin frequently disobeying him.
  • Before he became a partner he constantly mentions the time limit and how it hinders him.
  • Building on the notion that the Mario games are based on Shigeru Miyamoto's real life, whenever something bizarre is seen, he speculates on how messed up Miyamoto's early life must have been.
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  • Taunting the enemies in the day ending sequence if none of his Pikmin are left behind.
  • His Super Mario Galaxy LP has him making comments about how the Hungry Lumas have high/low metabolism depending on how many Star Bits they need to become obese.
  • Calling the galaxies inside the Engine Room Dome unoriginal.
  • "Do you like the art direction of this game? Because I really like the art direction of this game."
    • Given a Call-Back in Super Paper Mario. His hint about the (Japanese) art style of Chapter 6 is "I like the art direction of this place because the art direction is really nice, and whoever the art director was did a really nice job in the art direction, yeah, it's Japanese."
    • Similarly, he absolutely loves the soundtrack of MOTHER 3.
    • And Kirby's Epic Yarn.
    • And, of course, let's not forget his Xenoblade Chronicles''.
  • "Un-necessarily epic!"
  • He sometimes will reference stuff from different games and would then add, "This is not (insert game title)."
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  • Yelling "THIS IS BURGER KING!!" Whenever the words "Have it your way" appear on screen.
  • Giving voices to characters, usually giving them ridiculous accents that doesn't even fit the respective characters. He usually lampshades it when using a ridiculous accent.
  • Getting the final blow on each boss in Majora's Mask on their toe. Subverted with Gyorg, who has no feet in the first place...and lampshaded, of course:
    I'm gonna have a hard time cutting off this one's toe!
  • Mikau getting concussions.
  • The Hocotate Ship in Pikmin 2 constantly interrupting Chugga.
    • He was especially happy when Dimentio lampshaded this in-game.
  • While not as often as the others, he'll often mention "The train is late!" whenever a train is involved in some sort of situation.
  • In the description of the first episode of his Pokémon LPs, saying he acquires his "third-first", "fourth-first and fifth-first" Pokemon.
  • In Pokémon Colosseum, he frequently points out how big the feet of the NPCs are.
  • Another rather unfortunate running gag in Pokémon Colosseum is him failing to catch the bosses' Shadow Pokémon.
  • In all his Pokémon LPs, you can practically guarantee that whenever Chugga dismisses a Pokémon or move as sub-par and not worth your time, within a few minutes it will end up KO'ing one of his own Pokémon.
  • Again in Pokémon Colosseum, he frequently lampshades the various odd names of the trainers. It reached a peak in the 5th Bonus Episode where he ran into a Team Snagem member named Biden.
  • 'Shiny is good'.
  • Also Chuggaa's tradition of trying to catch legendary Pokémon in unortiodox balls (which is you're a veteran player is usually anything but an Ultra Ball.)
  • 'Y'know what ah'm tawk about' (rough transcription) whenever he says the phrase 'You know what I'm talking about' a lot.
  • The villagers in Animal Crossing almost always asking him for a peach, which is usually growing on a tree only five feet away.
  • His laziness when it comes to doing bonus videos.
  • Trifecta, his Dodrio, fainting before being able to do anything in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness.
  • Every single time he gets a vision from picking up an item in Xenoblade, he is caught completely off-guard, and ends up shouting in surprise.
  • His description of the inconsiderate placement of warp points in Xenoblade. One of them is even the carcass of a deceased boss.
  • Throughout Xenoblade, due to his goal of hundred-percenting a game with a huge amount of sidequests and hidden things as soon as they're convenient, expect him to often start episodes saying what the next story goal is, followed by "But before we do that..." This can even happen several episodes in a row.
  • His tales of how, as a kid, he was the worst player of Mario & Luigi ever, including but not limited to:
    • Not knowing he could move the bonus stat on the level up screen, and so had a lot of HP and little else, both for Superstar Saga and Partners in Time.
    • Not using the stat-increasing blends from Starbeans Cafe, not because he didn't know about the place, but because he assumed they restored health.
    • Not realizing he could dig for beans until the Hammer Bros. told him about it in Partners of Time.
    • Only going to Peach's Castle's shop once because he didn't know it would restock as Partners of Time went on.
    • Not ever going to 'Fawful's Bean 'n' Badge' in Partners in Time because he didn't realise you could dig under the grate to get there, and therefore missing out on some of the best badges in the game.
    • In Partners in Time, he never used the consumable Bros Items except on bosses, despite having over fifty of some types. This meant he never got the chance to practise using them, so he never did much more damage with them than a normal attack would.
    • This all culminated when he fought the final boss of Partners in Time. The first time he fought her, he played for an hour, then lost because he ran out of one-ups. The second time, he played for an hour and a half, then his battery died. He managed to beat her on his third try, but only after playing for three hours straight.
  • In Pokémon Platinum, Dawn's hat is always referred to as a sock.
    • Also in Pokémon Platinum, making fun of the hikers' eyes bugging out whenever you get far enough away from them while they are on screen due to the game's bad sprite aliasing.
    • In both Platinum and Black and White, pointing out in annoyance that the games' online multiplayer functionality setups have been discontinued every time they are mentioned by characters in-game. Taken Up to Eleven in Black and White as the game had a greater focus on online functions and many named NPCs bring it up again and again.
  • In Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, every time a door closes by itself Chugga blames it on "THE WIND!"
  • During almost every weapon bio for Splatoon, he makes sure to give special attention to Damage Up.
  • In Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time:
    • His attempts to avoid saying "last time" in the intros by using synonyms in place of "time".
    • Earning a 1 on the roulette when a Bro levels up.
  • His replay of Earthbound has a few.
    • "Say it with me...'In Japan...'"
    • Jeff's face getting covered in photographs.
    • Chugga constantly getting interrupted by phone calls from his dad and the photograph man.
  • And of course:
    • 'MIYAMOTO!!!'

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