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[edit] Flip! Jump! Spin! Sonic?

Stinkoman's flipping as he jumps may be a reference to Sonic The Hedgehog's Spin Jump.

From: Stinkoman 20X6 Real-World References
Posted on: 20:54, 4 November 2005 (UTC)

Arguments for:

Arguments against:

  • Many characters jump and flip in many different kinds of games. If anything, this may be more of a reference to various ninja-type games, like Ninja Gaiden.
    • There are so many examples of characters spin-jumping that it should be considered a staple of the game genre, and not a reference to any specific game.
  • Stinkoman cannot use his jump to destroy enemies, and he may not spin without jumping, while Sonic can do both.
  • I think the first game to use this was probably Nintendo's wikipedia:metroid.

Additional comments:

  • This has gone in and out of references, with various examples, including Samus' Screw Attack. Maybe just make it a general reference, encompassing a load of games.
    • I don't know... How would that be worded? "A lot of characters in video games spin when they jump. Stinkoman does too"? That seems more like a character description than anything. Do we really need a fun fact to tell us that?
      • See above - I believe it should just be considered an integral part of the genre.
  • Question for my own benefit: Is this an example of a TTATOT?
    • Yes, it is.

Votes to accept: Votes to decline:
  1. KieferSkunk
  2. DorianGray
  3. Trey56
  4. Spell4yr
  5. Jay (Talk)
  6. talk Bubsty edits
  7. Come back, chocolates!
  8. I R F
  9. Mycroft Holmes
  10. Heimstern Läufer
  11. Elcool (talk)(contribs)
  12. Lapper (talk)
  13. Teh_Frossty_One

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