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Octopus Prime

Jingle Engine
(He/Him)
  1. Octo: Mystery ContraptionToday at 12:12 PM​

    The chief philosophy of The Legend of Zelda is that you have to get all the widgets; bad guys HATE people collecting widgets on them
    [12:13 PM]
    But all good philosophies have opposing viewpoints and that’s why in Zelda 2 you start with all the Widgets and you have to get rid of all of them
    [12:14 PM]
    …which is why Links shadow is the final boss because now you have no Widgets left so you must be evil.
    [12:14 PM]
    …did I just stumble ass-backwards into a working canon?

 

Fredde

Let me rock you Chaugnar Faugn
(He/Him)
Not something I came up with, but I just want to say that I'm a fan of the theory that Gyro Gearloose is trans. There is, of course, fan art:

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Octopus Prime

Jingle Engine
(He/Him)
The thing that got Phil out of his time-loop in Groundhogs Day had nothing to do with him becoming a better person and everything to do with him spending every cent of his money on life insurance.
 

Octopus Prime

Jingle Engine
(He/Him)
You will never succeed at convincing me that The Great Gazoo isn’t from the same dimension as Mr. Mxyzptlk and Batmite.
 

Torzelbaum

????? LV 13 HP 292/ 292
(he, him, his)
I had never thought about it before but now that you have I think I feel the same way.
 

gogglebob

The Goggles Do Nothing
(he/him)
I don't know if this is headcanon or, like, "writer's theory", but I am convinced all those "just a little genie" characters were the writers of the time tossing in an excuse for why completely ridiculous, "out of continuity" nonsense could happen for this week's adventures... And now the modern equivalent is the continual, fourth-wall breaking "and now the author is participating" stuff particularly made popular by Grant Morrison. Every time you see a story where it is heavily implied "the (real life) audience is demanding it" or "the writers" are participating, that would have been Gazoo back in the day.
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Funny you say that because Morrison basically has Bat-Mite say that the 5th Dimension is imagination in his Batman run when Batman keeps seeing the imp while beyond the brink of sanity (and utilizing a second personality he developed for such on occasion).

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Of course, I feel like genies in those days were "let's do anything we want" and now it's all Dan Harmon-esque commentary.
 

Becksworth

Aging Hipster Dragon Dad
The alpha/beta/zeta/gamma/queen life cycle of Metroids isn't their natural life cycle at all, but rather the result of exposure to Aeion energy on SR388. This explains why the infant Metroid just got really large instead, as the Space Pirates didn't know what they were doing, so the infant wasn't exposed to enough of any one kind of energy to Metroid-volve. Federation scientists learned from their mistakes in Other M and Fusion and are able to reproduce the conditions to get their traditional advance forms.

Phazon variant Metroids were all over the place as those conditions were more chaotic with multiple planetary ecosystems, natural vs lab conditions, and corruptive phazon bio meteors resulting in different environments for the metroids to adapt to. Perhaps Prime 4 will introduce a 3rd energy source so there will be a whole new lineage of Metroids.
 

RT-55J

definitely not a robot
(He/Him + RT/artee)
The upper atmosphere of SR-388 in Metroid 2 hurts Samus. This is because, prior to the start of the game, the planet had been glassed with nuclear weapons by the Galactic Federation. Samus's mission was therefore to exterminate the last enclave of Metroids that survived by being underground. The Federation would have glassed the planet earlier, but until the aftermath of the Prime series there was not enough political will to get the necessary supermajority of the senate to approve this drastic action.

Additionally, Biologic Space Labs was a biotech company contracted by the GF to preserving the wildlife of the planet prior to its nuclear holocaust. Samus's visit to SR-388 in the prologue of Fusion was the result of her being hired in an advisory capacity to oversee the repopulation of the planet, owing to her familiarity with its natural wildlife. Moreover, BSL was already secretly aware of the X parasites, which is why they were able to so quickly conjure up a working vaccine when Samus was infected. Any zombies or infected persons on the station happened to have received a placebo in their ongoing clinical trials (while everyone else was simply underequipped).

Also (mostly unrelated) Federation Force was an in universe recruitment tool, similar to the game America's Army.
 

RT-55J

definitely not a robot
(He/Him + RT/artee)
The "Lost" Woods are not called that because people keep getting lost in them. Rather, they're called that because they keep getting misplaced for one reason or another.
 

Kirin

Summon for hire
(he/him)
The "Lost" Woods are not called that because people keep getting lost in them. Rather, they're called that because they keep getting misplaced for one reason or another.
Well they do seem to keep showing up in different places across different time periods, so that tracks.
 

gogglebob

The Goggles Do Nothing
(he/him)
Now I'm just imagining an "omega" The Legend of Zelda game where entering the Lost Woods has random odds on spitting you out into a different Legend of Zelda epoch/game.
 

Octopus Prime

Jingle Engine
(He/Him)
Agents of SHIELD is not part of the MCU, but it is in the next multiverse over; reality started to diverge after Phil Coulson was successfully resurrected and while the changes were imperceptibly minor at first they gradually grew more and more irreconcilable with the rest of the the universe.

For all I know this is Actual Canon and not Headcanon
 

muteKi

Ell eye ell why, ee ee ell why
Mad Max: Fury Road is in fact set in the Orre region from Pokemon Colosseum and XD; the games are set in a period of time after the events of Fury Road where mankind's destruction of the habitat has mostly ceased, leading to Pokemon returning to the region. The electrical storms seen near the start of the film were caused by some heretofore unidentified legendary/mythic creature.

My argument is as such: If we could get a Celebi movie that's fundamentally Princess Poke-mononoke, then we can get a movie that's almost exactly Fury Road but with Pokemon.
 

Becksworth

Aging Hipster Dragon Dad
Xenoblade 3 and the infamous end credits photo:

Most people choose to interpret this in a sexist "Polygamous Gigachad Rex" manner, but since the game doesn't make it explicit, I'm choosing to interpret it differently until word of god tells me otherwise for a number of reasons:

  • Pyra, Mythra and Nia were all Blades (albiet exceptional ones, but general rules still seemed to apply to them give or take). Blades in 2 weren't capable of reproduction with humans as far as it was portrayed in game, instead becoming Titans as they age and eventually creating new Blades on death.
  • That said they clearly have children, so something changed with the rebooting of Alrest at the end of 2. That said the assumption that sexual reproduction became viable may be inaccurate, and merely the trigger for Blade's asexual reproduction changing.
  • If we operated on the theory that asexual reproduction triggered on strong emotions towards someone else, it would make sense that Pyra, Mythra, and Nia would all have kids around the same time, given their feelings for Rex.
  • For Rex's part, I could totally see mr. "I love everyone" stepping in to be the father figure for all three children, despite not being directly involved in their birth, because he is a good boy like that. Certainly fits better than the gigachad alpha male interpretation.
  • This theory also squares the circle on Sena, who is clearly supposed to be Morag and Brighid's gay baby.

Thank you for taking the time to read my overanalyzing of a single picture displayed for a total of three seconds.
 
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Fredde

Let me rock you Chaugnar Faugn
(He/Him)
After reading this excellent episode of Wayne Family Adventures (warning: contains depiction of PTSD), I like to imagine that while it wouldn't trigger any flashbacks, Jason Todd still gets a strange unsettled feeling he can't quite explain whenever he happens to watch a TV show where viewers can call in to vote. 'Cause, you know...

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RT-55J

definitely not a robot
(He/Him + RT/artee)
Some vampires like garlic so much (despite it being very poisonous to them) that they fastidiously micro-dose their food on a periodic basis just to get a hit of that taste.
 

Bongo

excused from moderation duty
(he/him)
Staff member
Now, we know that in the distant backstory of Final Fantasy VI, espers were created when the Warring Triad infused humans with magic in order to fight for them. Espers become magicite when they die, even first-generation espers like Odin.

My headcanon is this: if the process that Cid developed to infuse humans with magic was sufficiently similar to the technique used by the gods, then that means it made his subjects into espers of a sort as well. Thus, had Celes or Kefka perished before magic disappeared from the world, they, too, would have left magicite behind.
 

Purple

(She/Her)
It absorbs the next spell cast, restoring Celes' MP?

Unless you mean like lore wise, in which case probably something involving the same tech as Cid's big magic draining tubes.
 

gogglebob

The Goggles Do Nothing
(he/him)
Thus, had Celes or Kefka perished before magic disappeared from the world, they, too, would have left magicite behind.

It absorbs the next spell cast, restoring Celes' MP?

Unless you mean like lore wise, in which case probably something involving the same tech as Cid's big magic draining tubes.

Head canon continuation: Cid made magitek knights Celes and Kefka. Celes was granted the runic ability, which allows her to innately absorb magic. Kefka did not have a runic ability in any way. This is why he went coco banana nutso pants. Maintaining recognizable humanity with magic coursing through you is impossible, so some part of the biology mutates. Back in the Triad times, it "mutated" a bunch of dudes and lades into horned monsters and dragons. With Cid's process, the exterior stayed fine, but the brain meats got all twisted up to a bad place. Even random Empire NPCs note that Kefka used to be fine before the procedure. Celes is consistently Celes though because runic absorbs the ambient magic, preventing it from causing any issues.

So, that said, my thinking would be that Kefka would absolutely become magicite, but Celes would just kind of die... weird. Like maybe she'd turn into a magical rock for a whole ten seconds before the husk burned out (or, more appropriately, dried itself out).
 

Becksworth

Aging Hipster Dragon Dad
Topic of discussion, attempting to deduce the pizza style of Mona Pizza.

Assuming Diamond City in Warioware is part of the Metro Kingdom like New Donk City in Mario Odyssey, it's safe to assume New Donk City would represent New York and/or Brooklyn style pizzas. Also assuming Mona Pizza is in its regional style, this leaves:

Detroit-style: Usually rectangular, so we can probably rule this out too given how Mona Pizza is depicted.
Chicago-style: Big, messy, fatty. Would appeal to Wario.
California-style: Unorthodox, trendy ingredients. Would appeal to Mona.
Neapolitan/Margherita: Traditional Italian. Fits Mona's neighborhood in Diamond City, as she is seen mopeding through Italian alps like scenery.
St. Louis or Hawaiian: Both neither have anything for or against them to my knowledge.

Am I missing any other noteworthy styles?
 

Purple

(She/Her)
Based on the clearly defined crust, with a distinct darkened ring and implied shading where the cheese meets it, and the suggestion that at least relative to rival chain Pizza Dinosaur the crust is nice and soft, and the sauce notably thick, I'm going to have to go with Greek style. Also quite popular in New York and its suburbs, and thus presumably also in New Donk.
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