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Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« on: 16 Oct 2018, 14:13 »
A few years ago, I was running a video game store, and this kid came up to the counter. He'd learned a tongue twister and had likely gone around bedazzling people with his ability to say it quickly and clearly.

He said "How much wood would a woodchuck chuck?".

I smiled, and replied with equal speed and clarity. "A woodchuck wouldn't chuck wood if a woodchuck could chuck wood because a woodchuck doesn't chuck wood."

His face of amazement was priceless!

I love that of all the people he could have said that to, how many would have fired back with that reply?

Have you ever found yourself using an adventure game phrase or line without the context of that game?

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #1 on: 16 Oct 2018, 14:38 »
In Mittens New Orleans we went to a voodoo museum/shop, and I sat next to a slightly creepy yet kinda cool voodoo dude. And we talked a little bit, I don't remember exactly what he told me but he basically presented himself as an expert on voodoo and invited me to ask him questions.
I'm sure you can guess what I asked him. And he seriously replied and told me stuff about voodoo.
I'm both proud and ashamed of that moment. :-[

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #2 on: 16 Oct 2018, 14:39 »
"These two things don't go together."

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #3 on: 16 Oct 2018, 15:10 »
Does looking at random objects and saying "Nice!" count?


Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #4 on: 16 Oct 2018, 15:35 »
Tzachs: Ha, at least it wasn't a voodoo lady!

ClickClickClick: Heh. But in what context? Clothes? Random household items?

CaptainD: It can! In which case I've said that too! I've also said "Yikes!".


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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #5 on: 16 Oct 2018, 15:39 »
Ah, Zak, Zak, Zak... without you I would probably never have exclaimed "Yikes!" at things...

I'd also like to throw "It's alive!" in from EfMI :grin:

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #6 on: 16 Oct 2018, 15:41 »
"That's the second biggest <object> I've ever seen" I use a lot

Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #7 on: 16 Oct 2018, 20:58 »
"That doesn't work."

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #8 on: 16 Oct 2018, 21:10 »
Someone once actually said "You make me wanna puke".
You know how I replied to that :grin:. It was glorious!
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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #9 on: 17 Oct 2018, 09:49 »
My one-year old daughter likes to "use <random object> on <other random object>" and sometimes I comment this with generic replies like "That doesn't work" or "I don't think so" :)

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #10 on: 17 Oct 2018, 10:27 »
I've called people on my phone by mistake and just left the message "Nevermind" after hanging up.

Sounds like adventure game dialog logic.

Actually, is there an adventure game where you go to talk to an NPC and see no new dialog options and just click "Nevermind" instead and the NPC says "What do you mean, "nevermind"? You takin' the piss?" and you have to engage in a new long conversation about useless chit-chat?

That could be awesome!

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #11 on: 17 Oct 2018, 11:02 »
I try to squeeze in “You crack me up little buddy” whenever I can.

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #12 on: 17 Oct 2018, 13:38 »
Does looking at random objects and saying "Nice!" count?
Yes... yes it does. Even I do that one.

I try to squeeze in “You crack me up little buddy” whenever I can.
Same here. Unfortunately that's not many places you can use that one. :~(

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #13 on: Yesterday at 09:20 »
I see a lot of very smelly stuff in my job. I like to go in there claiming, "I can hold my breath for ten minutes."
No-one gets it though. F*kken CoD players... :=

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Re: Ever used an adventure game line in real life?
« Reply #14 on: Yesterday at 18:05 »
I try to squeeze in “You crack me up little buddy” whenever I can.

By the way.... Is the voice of Bill in Lamplight City the same voice actor as Max? If not, then her sure does sound exactly like him at times.