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:::Middle one is (most likely coincidentally) "dai", but I'm guessing it's just Japanese-looking squiggle. [[User:Danny Lilithborne|Danny Lilithborne]] 06:49, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
:::Middle one is (most likely coincidentally) "dai", but I'm guessing it's just Japanese-looking squiggle. [[User:Danny Lilithborne|Danny Lilithborne]] 06:49, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
::::I'm pretty sure they're just japanese-esque squiggles. -[[Special:Contributions/128.103.10.17|128.103.10.17]] 08:02, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
::::I'm pretty sure they're just japanese-esque squiggles. -[[Special:Contributions/128.103.10.17|128.103.10.17]] 08:02, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
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:::::I speak Japanese quite well, and I think that these could mean anything. I'm pretty sure they're just randomly painted lines to give the general 'idea' of kanji. {{User:TsuyoiWarui/sig}} 18:28, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
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Stinkoman's Cup

Does anyone else think the image on his cup looks like a Mr. Saturn? However, it does lack the bow and hair. Sonichu 12:39, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

No. It's just a face. And Mr. Saturn doesn't have a visible mouth. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 17:15, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
  • looks like ziggy to me.

Chaos Emeralds

Could the Crystal Shards be a reference to the Chaos Emeralds from the Sonic games, or is it another Kirby reference? It could also be just a generic parody of those anime involving collecting random objects, but to me, Sonic was the first thing that came to mind. Shadoman 13:35, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

There are literally HUNDREDS of video games out there where you try to get crystals before a bad guy can. So no. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 17:15, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
Do we want to stick in a generic "they're a reference to the video-game cliche of having to collect stuff" sort of message? --Belthazar 21:13, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
I immediately thought of the Chaos Emeralds. I guess I'm not familiar with other games specifically with colored crystals that must be collected before the bad guy can. If there literally are hundreds, it should be easy to tell me: what else is there? Just a couple examples will do... OptimisticFool 21:20, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
Chrono Cross. Final Fantasy I AND III AND IV AND V. Kirby, as previously mentioned. Mario RPGs tend to use stars instead of crystals, but the idea is there — indeed, the first Mario RPG included a boss who used the elemental crystals as an homage to Final Fantasy. Seriously, this is a long-running cliche. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 21:23, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
Heck, it just occurred to me that one Mario RPG has you collect crystal stars. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 21:32, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
I realize there are other games with crystals (and Orbs in the case of the original release of Final Fantasy I), but the bright coloring is what I wonder about. Final Fantasy games don't have it. I know nothing about Kirby and Chrono Cross. OptimisticFool 21:33, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
Chrono Cross absolutely does; the six colors of the crystals have major gameplay/plot significance. And Final Fantasy sometimes does color them, though not always. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 21:34, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
Oh, and did I neglect to mention The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time? (Though as far as I can recall, that's the only Zelda where you collect crystals per se, the entire series lives and breathes the plot coupon trope.) --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 21:42, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
Actually, you collect crystals in Link to the Past. You collect jewels and medallions in Ocarina of Time. -YKHi. I'm Ayjo! 23:50, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
I suppose you do collect crystals in LttP - forgot that - but are jewels not crystals? --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 00:06, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
"Kokiri Emerald", "Goron Ruby", and "Zora Sapphire"... I guess technically they could be counted as "crystals"... I just tend to think of crystals as the kind from Final Fantasy and whatnot. -YKHi. I'm Ayjo! 03:03, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Paper Mario the 1000 Year Door has you collect crystal stars. StarFox 22:08, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Dragonball Z jumped to my mind (well, not DRAGONBALL Z, per se. Super Mario Bros. Z, specifically). SuperfieldCreditUnion
It's not a game, but Inyuyasha involves collecting jewel shards. I'm surprised no one mentioned that show yet. BBG 01:39, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
Okay, the point has been made! Crystals aren't unique to Kirby. We can stop bringing up references, now. =) --Belthazar 03:05, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
I agree with what was said above. Maybe we could just say, "Stinkoman and the Challenge of the Crystal Shards is likely a parody of anime and video game series involving characters searching for objects." Shadoman 11:43, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
That sounds like the type of thing people can figure out themselves though. BBG 15:52, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Kirby Obsession?

While I realize that Kirby is a great series, I believe these two Real-World References are stretching it a bit too far:

  1. Pan Pan sucking up Stinkoman and 1-Up is likely a reference to the Kirby series of video games, where Kirby was able to suck his enemies into his mouth and copy their powers.
  2. Stinkoman and the Challenge of the Crystal Shards may also be an reference to the Nintendo 64 game: Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards

I believe they should be deleted, because they both seem very TTATOT. Crystal Shards appear in lots of different games and cartoons, like Sonic the Hedgehog, for instance. And the "Pan Pan sucking them up" thing is likely just a reference to how much he loves to eat. If they had played a sound effect like you hear in the Kirby games, I could agree with this one. Comments before I delete these? -- Nevadie 14:13, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Pan Pan has never shown this ability before, and he even seems to do a similar pose to Kirby. I don't know about the second one, but I think the first one is a reference. Shadoman 15:11, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

I say we delete the second one.24.207.22.233 15:43, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

I say we delete both of them! I'd say it's more of an inside reference of characters eating each other, like when Sickly Sam ate Strong Bad. The similar pose doesn't convince me, either. It's just too much of a stretch to constitute a reference. Howsabout a compromise? We could say: "Pan Pan's pose while inhaling Stinkoman and 1-up is similar to Kirby's" Or something like that. -- Nevadie 21:50, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

First off: since WHEN have we known Pan Pan likes to eat? Secondly: In no way has a HR character ever actually sucked up another character. Listen to the Kirbyfan here, peoples. First thing: DEFINITELY a Kirby ref. but, a buttdanceNeox ONION BUBS!YOU WILL RESPECT MAH AUTHORI-TAH!!! 00:30, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Agreed on the Kirby ref. His mouth also becomes the size of the front of his body, which is distinctly Kirby-like. TsuyoiWarui 02:48, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Bad Guy's ID

The silhouette of the Bad Guy at the end of the toon bears a striking resemblance to Coach Z in a cape. --Wordmama 16:26, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Just like in Stinkoman 20X6 and Make-O Your Own Stinko, right? We know. It's speculation, and it's still on his character page. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 17:08, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Stinko's new hairdo

Right after producing a pilgrim hat from nowhere, Stinkoman has his normal hair. But, after cutting to 1-up and then back, he has his Top Exec hair. I'm unsure if this should be a goof or a remark. -20eric06 18:58, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

I see the exec hair both times. — Defender1031*Talk 19:06, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
Look 'right' under the hat, first time. Then compare with the start of the toon or wherever he has his normal hair. After 1-up gives him the green crystal shard, look again, then compare with the exec hair. -20eric06 19:16, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
yes -20eric06 wins but the hair is moved

Duplicate Stinkos?

  • Stinkoman appears twice in this toon when his leg is buried.

Does he appear twice, or did he just remove one of his legs and stick it in the ground (as his way of "giving thanks" somehow..)? If both of his legs appeared attached to him while a separate one was in the ground, then I wouldn't dispute this... but he conveniently pops in partially off-screen. OptimisticFool 21:25, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

This is something that merits serious debate.

This is just silly

"The title "Stinkoman and the challenge of the Crystal Shards" could also be a play off the recent movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in which Harrison Ford played a history professor trying to obtain the crystal skulls before the Nazis could."

Aside from that being a completely silly contribution, Indiana Jones fought Cold War Russians in that movie, not Nazis.

I agree. This is not even a reference if the Soviets part is fixed. There is nothing else to suggest a link between Stinkoman and Indiana Jones besides their names being similar...BALEETED! -- Nevadie 21:45, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, there are a lot of really really general "references" being added today. 'Sup with that? Del taco it. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 21:46, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Maybe it's a reference to Kirby 64: the Crystal Shards? That's the first thing I thought of... then again, I've got Kirby on the brain right now. - C.Olimar788 22:39, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

That's under the part above, it's been discussed, and deleted Wise dude321 23:40, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

blushing

is this the first time 1-up has blushed this much?(if at all) i also thought he looked a little different from previous apperances throughout the entire toon. did anyone else think so?--Shaggy | talk 22:47, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

Yeah, I'm pretty sure this is the first time. I think that's what caused him to look a bit... off throughout the short. I think the rest of his animation is the same. - C.Olimar788 01:23, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
Blushing ridiculously is a common trope in anime. But since the entire Stinkoman series is meant to be a parody of anime and video games, I think this doesn't really merit a Real-World Reference or otherwise TsuyoiWarui 02:51, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Maybe I'm just crude, but I thought his first blush was after Stinkoman farted, and his second blush was after he farted... kitoba

I thought it was 1-up both times. DrPepper42 12:31, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
Noone's farting. It's just a distressed-face sound effect. --Belthazar 12:34, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Voice

Is it just me, or does the voice that tells you to tune in next time seem to be the Shadowy Figure's? Strongkinghomsarsmith 23:04, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

It seems entirely plausible, but we have never actually heard him speak. We have only ever heard him laugh.
Yes, but the voice sounds like it could make the laugh. Strongkinghomsarsmith 01:18, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
That's because it's the same voice actor, remember? Dinosaurshotgun 05:01, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
But it's also the same actor that does the KOT, who sounds entirely different. It could be. DrPepper42 12:37, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

I don't understand...

What are those three holes in Pan Pan's stomach? Is that a reference to something real, or just regular 20X6 ridiculousness? Omnisweater 00:54, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

I took it as he's hollow and air filled like Pom Pom and the three holes lead to his arms and head, or something. -128.103.10.17 08:04, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

insignia

I think the insignia on Stinko's tractor are meant to resemble those seen on NASCAR and other race cars.

Maybe not NASCAR, but the one in the middle definitely resembles the National Aircraft Insignia; I added it. As for the other shapes, it's unclear whether they are stickers or maybe lights. I don't know where the "CITIZEN" sticker comes from. — DyM 04:09, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
As someone already posted on the page, the insignia are meant to resemble Kaneda's motorbike from Akira. Note the CITIZEN sticker on both. (Ok, so the image I linked to is a Lego model. It's meant to be an accurate model, though.) --Belthazar 04:46, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Foods

Unreadable, but apparently delicious.

Looks like we've got a few new foods to list... somewhere. I guess Minor Foods would be the place? I've uploaded a screencap of the first item 1-Up holds up, which he only describes as "favorite food". I should probably have gotten the other two items ("Spiced Bun" and "Frozen Bake") while I was at it, but I don't have Greasemonkey installed, nor a flash decompiler, so I just grabbed this one while watching the toon a second time.

I'm really wondering what the label on the box says. It's definitely kanji, but they're so fuzzy that I can't figure out exactly what it says. I tried looking them up in JWPce, but couldn't find much like them. They just look familiar enough to make me think they're actual kanji, and not just random scribbles. And TBC have used kanji before. Maybe I could find them in one of my reference books, but that would require me to find my books first. Any ideas from other Japanese students here? -- LGC&CS 04:54, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

I asked a Japanese friend what she thought. She said: "blimey, shooty writing. i cant read the last one O.o second one depending on the last means something else, but this way it says dai. the first one, one of the lines is weird o.O the first one... if that middle line was to the oter side would be kokoro, could also be ji.... i dunno o.o" I asked "Kokoro as in heart?" and she replied "yea, but the other two on the right would have to be a bit dif... or else ji... but it would have to be a bit more turned right..."
I showed her the toon as well, and her comment was "thats the most weird video ive ever seen." Final word: "i dunno what it says, really dont" --Belthazar 05:38, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
I've put out a couple notes to friends myself. We'll see what they think (if anything). --DorianGray 05:42, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
Middle one is (most likely coincidentally) "dai", but I'm guessing it's just Japanese-looking squiggle. Danny Lilithborne 06:49, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
I'm pretty sure they're just japanese-esque squiggles. -128.103.10.17 08:02, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
I speak Japanese quite well, and I think that these could mean anything. I'm pretty sure they're just randomly painted lines to give the general 'idea' of kanji. TsuyoiWarui 18:28, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Brain?

I say we delete the reference "Pan-Pan's stomach looks like a brain". It looks like a ball of muscle and acid!

100 %

Should it be noted that this is the first 100% 20X6 cartoon? Shure, there have been Stinkoman cartoons before, but they all had something... not Stinkoman.

That depends on whether or not you count the "Under Construction" page, and whether or not you count games and main pages, really... --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 17:57, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
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