Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by smol Kat » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:40 pm

Ha, vaguely yeah!
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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by VG_Addict » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:08 pm

That Facebook Portal commercial is depressing.

The Muppets have drifted apart.

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by DarkZero » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:08 pm

luckily i have no idea what you're talking about since i only had a facebook for like two months and deleted it
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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by Valigarmander » Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:25 pm



good morning wot

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by mushroom » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:30 am

wow RIP Toad's vocal cords

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by X-3 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:55 am

Toad then

Toad now

What happened

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by RinkuTheFirst » Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:24 am

I really miss his cutesy voice.

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by Marilink » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:31 am

IT’s TIME TO ROCK AND ROLL

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by smol Kat » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:54 am

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by DarkZero » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:21 pm

I find it very interesting that Nintendo seems to have borrowed elements from SMBSS, like Toad's raspy voice or Luigi's cowardly personality. Both of those things seem to have been introduced right around the beginning of the Gamecube era, too.
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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by Valigarmander » Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:38 am

They should incorporate other aspects of the Super Show into the video games. Like the princess's massive Popeye forearms, or King Koopa's foot-licking fetish.

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:46 am

DarkZero wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:21 pm
I find it very interesting that Nintendo seems to have borrowed elements from SMBSS, like Toad's raspy voice or Luigi's cowardly personality. Both of those things seem to have been introduced right around the beginning of the Gamecube era, too.
Wasn't Toad raspy on N64 in the Mario Party games? Luigi was also depicted as cowardly on N64, in his diary entries in Paper Mario. That's pretty much the generation where the characters started becoming better fleshed out imo, the N64.
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They should incorporate other aspects of the Super Show into the video games. Like the princess's massive Popeye forearms, or King Koopa's foot-licking fetish.
Well, that's sort of happening, and it looks kinda neat, though I'm only vaguely nostalgic for the show (I was more into the Sonic cartoon):


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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by DarkZero » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:07 am

I REALLY HATE POKEMON! wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:46 am
Wasn't Toad raspy on N64 in the Mario Party games? Luigi was also depicted as cowardly on N64, in his diary entries in Paper Mario. That's pretty much the generation where the characters started becoming better fleshed out imo, the N64.
Toad's voice sounded like this in Mario Party. The earliest thing I can find resembling Toad's current voice is Mario Tennis, though not nearly as raspy as it would become in Super Mario Advance.

As for Paper Mario, I was considering that as being early Gamecube-era since it came out the same year as Luigi's Mansion (which is even teased in Luigi's diary).
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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:05 am

^ Yeah, definitely seems raspier in Mario Tennis but not full-on cancer throated like later on. Good point about Luigi's Mansion.

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by steeze » Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:11 pm

Ugh Mario Tennis is such a good game.

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by Marilink » Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:38 pm

Mario Tennis owns

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:40 pm

Thats it I'm hooking up the N64

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by RinkuTheFirst » Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:59 pm

Did any of y'all play the GBC version of Mario Tennis?

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Re: Why did the WoT 378 cross the road?

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:00 pm

I only played Mario Tennis a handful of times, it was good though. It's also the only one aside from Aces I've tried, which is kinda worse imo.

So... what's with packaged salads saying they come with chicken but then it's just a pinch of pink dust? There's like a pound of grass here and a salt packer's worth of chicken. It sucks

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