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jayd02
jayd02

I need to teach my cat to barrel roll right now.

zoeyleft
zoeyleft

that cat looks japanese. so cute!

mnoi
mnoi

when has "zee" become "zed"???

JetH7
JetH7

Ah man I LOVE StarFox 64. Best N64 game EVER made. And yes I still do lots of... well I think you know whats.

topsemag55
topsemag55

@tempertress Shepard does a barrel roll frequently in Mass Effect 3.

tempertress
tempertress moderator staff

@WCK619 Alrighty =] If it's not your cup of tea feel free to avoid them.

grbolivar
grbolivar

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grbolivar
grbolivar

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WCK619
WCK619

@tempertress no offense but if people are interested in finding out more about memes they go to KnowYourMeme or OhInternet or EncyclopediaDramatic or youtube videos that all explain them in much finer detail.

tempertress
tempertress moderator staff

@WCK619 I do many other features and video contributions apart from Gaming Meme History. This is for people who are interested in finding out more about memes.

WCK619
WCK619

why do I have a feeling these "Gaming Meme History" segments were added purely so Gamespot could give a pretty girl a job? These memes are old, this segment is delivered with minimal humor, and KnowYourMeme far outweighs it in journalistic detailed documenting.

bpthomas85
bpthomas85

i totally made google do a barrel roll.

FX102
FX102

My favourite reference to this has got to be in the game Apache Air Assault, where there is an Achievement / Trophy called "Peppy's Request", which you get for doing you know what.

ThatGerman225
ThatGerman225

slippy: most useless pilot ever. need i remind people of the titania mission.

BelmontWolf
BelmontWolf

no wonder peppy left star fox that move isnt even what a barrel roll is

Wormkid_64
Wormkid_64

I love gaming. What other industry can make simple phrases so popular? "It's dangerous to go alone........DO A BARREL ROLL!"

Tsuchikage
Tsuchikage

This one's a classic. I loved Tom Green being asked to do a barrel roll. lol

aimanfire
aimanfire

the spartans are doing it wrong...

aimanfire
aimanfire

:DD:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D: YES MY FAVORITE MEME :D

nintendoboy16
nintendoboy16

The meme that made Star Fox popular for the wrong reasons.

oldschoolvandal
oldschoolvandal

HAHAHAHA....that's still very funny!! Will have to clean the dust from my N64 just to see the original in action!!

hoscba
hoscba

Do a barrel roll

gix47
gix47

@tempertress :D

marlobc
marlobc

she is pretty,well.......DO A BARREL ROLE!

tempertress
tempertress moderator staff

@cayne_phoenix @gix47 But how will I do my thoughtful face? Also turning my head prevents my hair from falling but but just for you guys I'll pin it back next time, okay? @ShadowofSonic I'm just super invested in this chick's videos ;) @crushbrain There are some pretty good ones! I like. @Unfallen_Satan Thanks!

nick_000000
nick_000000

Totally made google do a barrel roll twice lol :D.

csward
csward

Starfox 64 is one of my favorite games of all time, but I never imagined "Do a barrel roll" as an internet meme back in the day. I always thought Slippy, Falco, and Star Wolf's team were more memorable. Ah, groupthink.

deadpeasant
deadpeasant

@tongy26 ah no! cats are cool man! I call for more cats in future videos please!

cayne_phoenix
cayne_phoenix

does she do a video without that hair falling down one side of her head? or turning her head just ever so slightly to right (left as the case maybe)...?

Sniper-Gamer
Sniper-Gamer

Oftentimes people forget the game where barrel rolls became famous. It was a N64 game called Starfox 64.

endorbr
endorbr

Never really thought of "Do a barrel roll" as being a meme. It's not like Starfox 64 has the market cornered on the concept...

jetpak12
jetpak12

When you live in an English-speaking country outside of the US. @mnoi

CommodoreRaslin
CommodoreRaslin

Could you be more sexist?

I don't see any of the other GS staff doing anything more than Jess is doing here.

Klyern
Klyern

@WCK619 They were in a meeting and the girl wouldnt stop asking, whats that thing you guys say? do a barrel roll? i dont get it. (thats what she said)

jayd02
jayd02

 @WCK619 I personally like the segment, and even if they did add this to give her a job, good for her for.  She must be smart and talented in order for the site to make a new segment for her.  It doesn't have to be humorous, it's history.

Overseer76
Overseer76

@endorbr No, Starfox 64 didn't corner the market on the concept. Instead it cornered the market on incessantly ordering pilots to perform the maneuver. That damned rabbit just wouldn't stop saying it no matter how often you demonstrated that you were aware of and could perform the (in-game) defensive trick.

And yes, I know it's been almost a year, but no one has pointed out just how annoying (and therefore meme-orable) that little pop-up is in the game.