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What's the main idea of this just for fun trope?
Well, everyone knows that Candle Jack is just a joker. I release my victims after one week and having probed them. Believe me, it does not hurt.
It's also a way to warn Tropers about Candle Jack himseOh, I'm not that bad, after all.
Why does Candle Jack kidnap those who mention his name, and I noticed he hasn't even kidnapped m—-NONONO FU—-
Better question: who would win in a fight between CJ and The Slenderman?
Candle Jack if the Slenderman could sp As long it can speak, it's owned.
well we know Slendy can type because he's posted on blogs before. So there.
Do you really think The Mighty Candle Jack can be defeatPff. BRB, getting more rope.
Yes, i believe Candle Jack can be defeated. Candle Jack has more weaknesses than we think, weŽll just have to find those weaknesses of Candle Jack.
Wait, Candle Jack has weaknesses? Real My only weaknesses are Pie and being out of rope. Did I just say that out loud?
Indeed. And I know them. Candle Jack's weaknesses a
He's just a guy doing his job. Kinda silly but it's in good fun. Hey, Light the Candle Jack.
re: cut — again
More than 5000 inbounds; this won't. Be. Cut. Accept it. It's a Just For Fun-page; the meme isn't funny anymore, yeah, but this page stays.
Agreed, if you don't like it, don't visit the Candle Jack page! Its as simple as tha
NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! Why? Why? Why? Candle Jack, you bast
Oh come on. The Candlejack meme is dumb, but this page is funny as he
No, not really. It's just being beat into the ground, now it's just a bunch of people who refuse to accept they can't come up with something original.
But cutlisting this once a week isn't very original, either.
Ok, Who cutlisted this?
As it says on the cutlist comments, ASHPD 24.
Its Just For Fun. Granted, I think its stupid, but it should stay. Also, why would you say to cut becuse of no examples? *Facepalm*
1.) It's already classified under Just For Fun. 2.) It's a legitimate meme and it's not the only Memetic Mutation with its own page. 3.) It has brought over 5,000 people to the wiki since Feb 09.
That said: Keep.
Re-add the Statler And Waldorf stinger, or is it fine with the current stinger (at least, I think it's a stinger)?
Someone recently changed the entire page to remove the POINT of You Know Who. I'm debating restoring it back to its former glory, but I wish to avoid an edit war here.
I like it the way it was. Much more fun that way.
You got no arguement from me. The current draft reads like a middle-school essay.
Agreed, it isn't terribly good right now.
Done by Some Sort Of Troper. Cool.
I think I was the one that did that, though this may have been another time. The timing's about right. However, when I reverted it, I forgot to keep the actual info, which the meme remover left in. Somebody came behind me and fixed it though.
Why does the picture fade out halfway through? Did the cameraman get kidnapped by Candle Jack before completely taking the picture?
Meanwhile/ I've brought this up before, but shouldn't the Candle Jack page be labeled Just For Fun? It doesn't really seem to serve any purpose other than to perpetuate a joke that gets really old really fast.
I'll say!This whole Candle Jack thing has gotten too old for my taste.
A six-pack for you!
stop having fun guys
Nothing to do with stop having fun guys. It's more a case of Stop Forcing The Fucking Thing Where Its Not Wanted Guys.
Maybe it should be a character page, like the ones for Bugs Bunny and The Joker.
The cutoffing in the index navigates. How is it done? The soruce code doesn't show anything.
The alt title is "Candle Ja".
It's done on the individual index pages.
I managed to save the natterstorm. I thought it had vanished due to the new system, but lucky me! I managed to find the drawn-out gag in the archive of the main page. Here it is:
Also, he doesn't even seem to even try to abduct any bystanders in the vicinity unless they say his name, making You-Know-Who (Ha! Gotcha, Candle Jack!) actually not so bad after all. Yoink! Perhaps more mystifying is the fellow's reaction time - in fact, his reaction at all - to inaudible references. Even if, for the sake of argument, he had supernatural hearing to the point of awareness of his name being spoken anywhere on the planet, typing generally sounds like typing regardless of the keys pressed. One wonders, then, why there is any reaction to this particular combination of ten letters (or eleven characters for those who choose to insert a space between the two component parts of the name) when typed. ...err...well... Also, while Candle Jack is fast to kidnap people, one must wonder how people don't even type fast enough to get in their entire sentence, or why other tropers don't finish the sentence for the original editors, Rule of Funny perha...
...fooled you didn't I? I'm still here. Don't try to get clever with me. Oddly enough, on Game FAQs, there seems to be a bit of Serious Business on whether Candle Jack deletes your signature or just leaves it hanging.
Another possibility is that the Trope Namer himself is just editing out half the sentence before he leaves, for his own enjoyment. Really it's impossible to know, unless you're dumb enough to say his name. Oh yes, and incidentally, if you ever run into one who kidnaps people in the middle of saying his name, it's a fake. Seriously.
Other ways you can avoid abduction is to censor his name, give him a clever nickname, hire the services of Chuck Norris, Gene Hunt, Saxton Hale or Ziva David.
What most people don't realize is that you can cheat him. All you have to do is just say his name at the end of sentence and paragraph. You see, if you still have words to say, that gives him enough time to show up and abduct you. By the ending the sentence/paragraph, you give yourself just enough time to escape. And that's how I slew this ancient meme and cheated Candle Jack.
CANDLE. JACK. THERE. HAHAHA.
Wait a second. You didn't beat it at all, there's no period at the end, which may mean Candle Jack actually did get you. I'm going to need a lot more rope. It may be possible to beat Candle Jack by ending a paragraph with a Link.
Seriously, if you actually see someone complete their sentence after saying his name, it's a full six-pack in the drinking game. 24 months sober. You see, the whole reason that this meme is popular is that lots of people attempt to be funny by making long paragraphs in which it seems like the name of the ever-popular villain will show up, but they manage to avoid it at the last minute. This then becomes an Epic Fail for the person, and they are never going to give you up, never gonna let you down never gonna run around and desert you. Never gonna make you cry, never gonna say goodbye. They're never gonna tell a lie and hurt you. It is from paragraphs like these, glorified filler, that the popularity of Candle Jack comes from. Yeah, I hate Rick Astley so much I kidnapped him, and he's never said my name once. One fun game to play is to look in the mirror and try to say Candle Jack and see if he captures you. Come on, it's fun.
There is one person, who even Candle Jack won't m◊eet.
I did it! I beat You know who!!! You just need to add something to the end of his name, so his name becomes Candle Jackoff... oh shit... I now owe Lowe's my soul, with all the rope you made me buy. Thanks a lot. After reading the above methods of avoiding "You-Know-Who"(Owned!), I have devised an infalliable plan. Don't say the name. It's just that simple. Trust me, it works. It's easily the most foolproof way to avoid unfortunate abduction, and it's also the reason why, to this day, I have never been abducted by Candle Jack, and furthermore I You havent been abducted eh? Oh and im taking all your rope. Just remember, if he comes your way, don't say Candle Jack under any circumstances. Remember kids, dont listen to people who say Candle Jack... OHSHI NOW I HAVE TO KIDNAP MYSELF! Just linking to his name is an invitation to being kidnapped. I learned that the hard way when doing so on Nintendo Wars. Well, "Stop Having Fun" Guys, you'll never get me to say Candle Jack in any manner ever again. Thank you and have a nice day. You Suck. So, I wonder, will he come if I pour myself a nice Candle Jackson wi
I found a way to say his name! Just type your sentence omitting his name, put the punctuation on the end and then go back and edit his name in! You can say Candle Jack and still not get kidnapped! It's foolproof.
Seems Mr. Candleperson is smarter than you are. Where's your finished sentence now, punk?
Note that it is possible to APPEAR to say his name when you are not. Like this. CandIejack. See, I'm still here. How did I do this? It's because the uppercase I looks the same as the lowercase L in the Arial font. So i actually typed Candiejack instead of Candlejack, so he had no reason to kidnap me. Doesn't matter, I scan for the shape And now, before you go, we would like to offer up a moment of silence for all of the brave, foolish Tropers who have been lost to us in the creation of this article. ...Okay, silence over, everyone can go home now. Just remember not to say Candle Jack under any circumstances.
As the previous troper was saying do not say "His" name whatsoever. Not in a mirror, not adding 'off' to the end of it, not with a long pause inbetween words, and especially not with a Candle. 'Jack knows this will lead to
As you can now see, the rules to him do not apply in real life, as we know Candle Jack appearing in the real world would be absurd.
Candle Jack, to many, as said above, is pure Nightmare Fuel.
And on those lines, Candle Jack may be another kind of fuel.
I can say his name and survive. See? Candle Jack. Crap! I was too slow! Oh, really? I bet that I can do one better! I can not only say Candle Jack's name and survive, bu Good thing the fat kids are so slow. Hmmm. This makes me wonder how you-know-who deals with typos. I mean, if I accidentally write his name as Canle Uack, will I be safe? How about if I spell it wrong on purpose? And if I write it as Kandel Jak or Candyl Gack or Can Dill Jac, how would anyone know which one attracted his attention if I did get kidnapped? The answer: they don't. That makes me all the more mysterious. I can write his name on a dry-erase board and not get kidnapped. Why, thank you. HEY, I DIDN'T EVEN SAY YOUR FUCKING NAME, YOU CANDLE JERK!!! Oh. My bad. Carry on. A fake! A fake! A fake hath come for me, For he abducted me before I got The chance to say his name for all to hear!
From what I've heard, it only works if You-Know-Who's name is pronounced in English. So the Japanese pronounciation (Kandaru Jakku) doesn't set off his Super Senses.
Maybe not the American version of him, but there's a Candle [REDACTED] for every country in the world. Okay, then how'd saying my Japanese counterpart's name in romanji set him off? You didn't even elongate the third vowel! How come he has these "Magical Powers" remains unexplained. OF course, Freakazoid IS the internet, so he must have been crea—A HA! I got it! The true person who created him is [DATA EXPUNGED]. Now Candle Jack can be destroyed. You Suck. How come we're using his name is in white? I saw tha Captured you. Just because. What's all this, then? Some Candle Jackery about? Own up, right, or you're under arrest! You're really not good with those named Jack, are you? * Haha! Got you. Now we ALL have to use footnotes. Candle Jack. There, I said it, and I haven't been captured. Now drink. Damnit. Now I'm going to have to update my firmware.
I think I ran out of rope.
HAHA! Now I've caught you, you... Candle Jack! OOOOOOOOOOHHHH Yeah! Thank you. Now, I'm off to capture the Pink Elephants. For no reason. Toodle-oo! I found the way to avoid saying his name! Find a subsitute for his name and use it AT ALL COSTS instead of the actual name. Why don't we call him Jack Candle? Jack Candle sounds good. But I read backwards too. Not to mention you did slip up there.
Editted to put that in a folder, though everyone can go to the archive so I don't see why you've copied this.
Because the folder, to my knowledge, wouldn't work in the archive the way it was done. Besides, it would be funny to add to the natterstorm on the main discussion page, which CAN be edited.
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