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Old 08-09-2017, 07:16 AM
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That poor thing looks like it wants to die. A horrible monster given flesh, questioning what cruel creator gave it life.

The paragoomba looks sad, too. /rimshot
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Old 08-09-2017, 09:53 AM
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Booster was my #1. I'm not sure if he's my favorite but Mario RPG is one of the more nostalgic games on the series for me (and others) and Booster was just this weird guy the likes of which I've never seen before or since in... anything, really.
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Old 08-09-2017, 01:04 PM
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I thought I had all of those, but apparently Thwomp didn't make my list. It should have. It's a good angry block.

Booster is weird. About half my list is there because it's weird, really.

Hammer Bros aren't weird, though. They're just Koops bein' bros. With hammers.
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Old 08-09-2017, 02:02 PM
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Neither thwomps nor hammer bros were on my list. I want to say for the former that part of the reason I didn't go for them was their weird crisis of identity that happened back in the N64 days.
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Old 08-09-2017, 02:19 PM
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Old 08-09-2017, 02:27 PM
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Old 08-09-2017, 05:27 PM
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WANT! WANT TO GIVE TO MY NIECE!
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Old 08-09-2017, 09:19 PM
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I love Booster and Thwomp. I voted for both of them.

Bride of Dracula calls Thwomp "Ravioli."
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Old 08-09-2017, 09:23 PM
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Why..
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Old 08-09-2017, 09:49 PM
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Bride of Dracula calls Thwomp "Ravioli."
Hmm…



Yeah, I can see it.

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Old 08-09-2017, 10:26 PM
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Hmm…



Yeah, I can see it.

Awesome and also stolen for avatar.
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Old 08-09-2017, 10:32 PM
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Old 08-09-2017, 10:39 PM
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Bride of Dracula calls Thwomp "Ravioli."
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An Italian's worst nightmare - hard ravioli. (Thwomp was #9 on my list.)

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#23 Hammer Bros.
First Appearance: Super Mario Bros. 1985
209 points, 9 nominations


weird bird with a hammer. And that makes him infinitely more dangerous. Though there would be variations over the years: fireball, boomerang, fat, etc., is there anything more terrifying that two classic Bros hurling hammers Marioward? Really it was a mean thing Nintendo did to kids, putting two hammer bros in their game.

And then the one in 8-3?! Fordgetaboutit. Our only saving grace is that he doesn't know about timed hits.
I'm not sure exactly how Loki counted the results but hammer brothers were not exactly on my list (for the reasons he has just mentioned). What was on my list was specifically the hammer brothers from SMB 3.

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Old 08-10-2017, 03:47 AM
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Hmm…



Yeah, I can see it.

Now I want Mario's N64 dreams to feature these.
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Old 08-10-2017, 05:16 AM
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Yeah, I can see it.

Great, but I think it needs to be served in a Pokey sauce with a side of Wiggler and a Jumpin' Piranha Plant wine.
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Old 08-10-2017, 05:32 AM
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Ahahahahahah oh my god
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:10 AM
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#20 Bullet Bill
First Appearance: Super Mario Bros. 1985
228 points, 9 nominations



Ah the simple Bullet Bill. Either a total pushover or an unreasonable challenge, depending on the game. There is no middle ground. At some point they became stepping stone challenges and fulfilled that roll so well that Nintendo made the Red Bill type that homes in on Mario. And of course the 3D ones are all homing all the time.

I hate Bullet Bills and I hate nine of you that put them on here. JK much love lolol
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:17 AM
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Thwomps and Bullet Bills. I love that Nintendo can just put faces on things and now they are characters. They were both on my list.
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:18 AM
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#19 Fawful
First Appearance: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga 2003
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Living meme, Fawful the beanish sort of person, first appeared in Mario & Luigi 1 as second-in-command to the big bad lady boss last boss. But his absurd way of misspeaking made him a fan-favorite. He had a cameo in M&L 2, but then returned as the supreme bean in Bowser's Inside Story, just one of the many reasons that game is great.

I guess in the Japanese version of M&L his name is a play on the sound for derisive laughter, and that informs the whole concept of his personality. This plays into the whole "laugh and jokes" theme the first game has, but I think he works better as just a very pure secondary antagonist then tying him to that pretty strange "laffs" concept.

Fawful isn't particularly strong, doesn't have interesting motivations or backstory, or anything else like that. He just talks funny.

And yet somehow that is enough.
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:22 AM
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#18 Mario
First Appearance: Donkey Kong 1981
240 points, 11 nominations



What this guy doing here, far from the #1 spot? You know this guy, it's-a him! His name is on all the games and also this list. Don't make me tell you about this guy. I mean, this guy. Get a load of this guy. All jumping around and acting like a big-shot. This guy isn't even all that great, you know. I mean if he was great, this guy I'm talking about, he wouldn't be in 18th place, now would he?

Early on in the tabulating of the lists it looked like this guy might not even place at all. But then in the back-half votes started coming in. That's fine, I guess. I mean if you like this guy that is. But for a brief period there existed a beautiful dream where this guy didn't place at all.

Ah well, it was nice while it lasted.
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:26 AM
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Never heard about this Mario guy before!
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:26 AM
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Bonus:#64 Poochy
First Appearance: Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island 1995
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To round out the trilogy of good dogs that should have made the list we have the most not-stupid dog of all: Poochy! I'm kinda perplexed as to why he didn't make it. He's got everything necessary: fan-favoritism, appealing design, a headlining appearance in a recent game, lovable bafoonery, and a catch-phrase. It just doesn't add up.

The only conclusion I can come to is that Talking Time hates dogs.
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:32 AM
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Man, Red Luigi is the worst Luigi.

(I will never tire of seeing Loki draw Mario. It is always delightful.)
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:34 AM
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To round out the trilogy of good dogs that should have made the list we have the most not-stupid dog of all: Poochy! I'm kinda perplexed as to why he didn't make it. He's got everything necessary: fan-favoritism, appealing design, a headlining appearance in a recent game, lovable bafoonery, and a catch-phrase. It just doesn't add up.
People are still upset about him not letting us get to the fireworks factory.
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:51 AM
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Oh man, I forgot to vote for Poochy! Love that dog.
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:54 AM
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Whenever Poochy's not on the list, all the other voters should be asking "Where's Poochy?"
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Old 08-10-2017, 08:59 AM
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Thwomps and Bullet Bills. I love that Nintendo can just put faces on things and now they are characters. They were both on my list.
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Old 08-10-2017, 09:19 AM
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bullet bills are not on my list. neither is poochy. I feel okay leaving off bullet bills (despite building an entire mario maker level around them) but having forgotten poochy is a sin
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Old 08-10-2017, 09:36 AM
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Thwomps and Bullet Bills. I love that Nintendo can just put faces on things and now they are characters. They were both on my list.
See, it isn't just that Bullet Bill is a bullet with a face on it.

He's a bullet with a face, and arms, with hands clenched into fists.

Bill is a bullet that is going to punch you
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Old 08-10-2017, 09:54 AM
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Didn't have any of this batch but they are all good. Yeah, even that red guy.

The time in SMW when Bills suddenly came onto the screen on diagonals was another great "omg wtf they can do that?" moment that makes this series so great.
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