#FakeNintendoFacts

#FakeNintendoFacts

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About

#FakeNintendoFacts is a hashtag game started on Twitter in which people make jokes about Nintendo, making parodies of some of the company's most popular video games and franchises.

Origin

On July 28th, 2019, Twitter account @HashtagRoundup, which specializes in spreading joke hashtags, posted a tweet reading "#FakeNintendoFacts is this week's @HashFakeFacts"[1] (shown below).


#Hashtag Roundup @HashtagRoundup #FakeNintendoFacts is this week's @HashFakeFacts hosted by @Josh_ill_us @KerinaTed @LukeWheeler01 @SadlyCatless @craigflynn1 Your Host: Fake Facts Time to Play! 1. Write something awesome 2. Add the #hashtag 3. Tweet 4. Repeat steps 1-3 amazon alexa Download on the App Store app.hashtagroundup.com Google play 1:00 PM Jul 28, 2019 Hootsuite Inc.

Spread

Shortly after the tweet was posted, Twitter users began participating with jokes about Nintendo lore. For example, user @angel_arle[2] posted "You can actually play as Sailor Moon in Super Mario World by beating the game without moving," gaining over 280 retweets and 1,700 likes (shown below, left). User @SuperNovaX_SSB[3] tweeted "Hank Hill was supposed to be DLC in Smash 4, but was later cut," gaining over 1,000 retweets and 4,400 likes.


Angel_Arle @angel arle #FakeNintendo Facts You can actually play as Sailor Moon in Super Mario World by beating the game without moving. x29 143180 TIME 189 6:37 PM Jul 28, 2019 Twitter Web App SupaNovax @SupaNovaX_SSB Hank Hill was supposed to be DLC in Smash 4, but was later cut #FakeNintendoFacts HANK HILL Brings The Pro-PAIN! 3:44 PM Jul 28, 2019 Twitter for iPhone

Others tweeted joked about long-rumored but never-delivered Nintendo games. User @mamodxx[4] tweeted "Metroid Prime 4 will release in my lifetime #FakeNintendoFacts," gaining over 100 retweets and 1,000 likes (shown below, left). User @Itchester[5] tweeted a Waluigi in Smash joke, gaining over 80 retweets and 730 likes (shown below, right). Jokes were covered in a Twitter Events[6] page.


Mamodxx @Mamodxx Metroid Prime 4 will release in my lifetime #FakeNintendo Facts 6:24 PM Jul 28, 2019 Twitter Web App Richard Wilson @ltchster Waluigi has been confirmed for Smash #FakeNintendoFacts Waluigi Serves Up a Fight! 3:17 PM Jul 28, 2019 Twitter Web App

Various Examples


Zelda Gif World @GifZelda #FakeNintendoFacts The Legend of Zelda wasn't actually a legend, it was a tale THE LEGEND OF ZEADA O1986 NINTENDO PUSH START BUTTON GIF 3:25 PM Jul 28, 2019 Twitter for iPhone Tyler Bragg @nuts4dis2 #FakeNintendoFacts Blowing into the NES catridges helps the NES read them better ENORGIF.COM Nintendo ENTERTRInmENT SYSTEMm RESET POWER GIF 5:07 PM Jul 28, 2019 Twitter for Android Flbond @Flbond #FakeNintendoFacts Zelda CD-i trilogy will be released worldwide on April 1st, 2020. Ugly Link Amiibo will be available at the same time. AD MINTEND o SWITCH EILDA CD-I TRILOGY 6:06 AM Jul 29, 2019 Twitter for Android Arjanator @The_Arjanator #FakeNintendoFacts Homer Simpson was planned to be Smash 4 DLC but was scrapped due to technical difficulties on the 3DS A RIOCIRCU 4:52 PM Jul 28, 2019 Twitter for Android Momaw Nadon @swhammerhead #FakeNintendo Facts Early Nintendo cartridges contained a working pan flute inside of them, starting the trend of people blowing into them 4:57 PM Jul 28, 2019 Twitter for Android Hollywood Exposed @AndstuffL Super Mario Brothers movie was so successful that a video game was created about it. #FakeNintendo Facts BOB HOSKINS JOHN LEGUIZAMO DENNIS HOPPER Pauce SU P E R -MARIOBROS.OE This Ain't No Game... SPR 1:21 PM Jul 28, 2019 Twitter Web App

Search Interest

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External References

[1] Twitter – HashtagRoundup

[2] Twitter – @angel_arle

[3] Twitter – @SupaNovaX_SSB

[4] Twitter – @mamodxx

[5] Twitter – @itchester

[6] Twitter Events – None of these Nintendo 'facts' are real

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