Quick Questions XIII: Answers Return


#2654

we always said “beat”

“You beat Super Mario 3 yet?”
“Yeah you get to fly the ship at the end!”
“…so no”


#2655

I think I heard this once or twice, but usually the kids said they “conquered” it


#2656

Did anyone else know an utter maniac who called bosses captains


#2657

The last captain.
The true final captain.
The secret captain.


#2658

The mid-captain.
The second phase of the captain.


#2659

One I always heard growing up is “clocked.” Haven’t heard it in years.

“Dude, you won’t believe how fast I clocked RE2 last night.”
“Ugh, I finally clocked Yoshi’s Island, thank god.”

Related: called extra lives “extra men.” That one stuck out to me even when I was, like, six. Weird.


#2660

I can only condone this if it’s mans and not men

“I lost like, fifty mans”


#2661

god

I bet you call health “blood” too

:waynestare:


#2662

my gf still says ‘win’ as in 'I can win Sonic 2 any time". it’s adorable.


#2663

really grinds my gears when someone calls their character a “toon”

Not sure why


#2664

“oh, i remember this board”


#2665

I’m blocking notifications from this thread because reading it is going to make my health boil


#2666

fyi I remember I called them “hips and mips” when I first played FF7.


#2667

Board sucks

Level is optimal, stage is tolerable


#2668

I call them pinballs tables and it feaks everyone out


#2669

When I was young, “extra mans” was the preferred term of a family who lived across the street. Their NES was connected to an alarm clock television with a screen that was only a few inches across.


#2670

Cause it’s MMO shit


#2671

i grew up with “board” for levels, “men” for lives, “tapes” for cartridges

i always liked the british (?) phrase “solved” a game but hated them calling fighting games “beat 'em ups”


#2672

Yes this is it, thank you!!


#2673

A friend of mine called gamepad/controllers “paddles” and it drove me insane.