Think You Can Take Me?! Don't Forget Me!

Think You Can Take Me?! Don't Forget Me!

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Updated Dec 29, 2017 at 03:18PM EST by Adam.

Added Dec 04, 2017 at 11:01AM EST by Scried.

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"Think You Can Take Me?" / "Don't Forget Me!" are catchphrases said by the enemy-type Ardanian Soldiers in the 2017 RPG video game Xenoblade Chronicles 2 released for the Nintendo Switch. Following the release of the game, they became infamous for their over the top accents and repetitive voice clips resulting in many videos mocking them.

Origin

Leading up to the release of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 many fans of the series expressed their displeasure with the English dub particularly with the abundance of English accents.[1] When the game was released on December 1st, 2017 the Ardanian Soldiers were seen as an example of the problems with the voice acting emphasizing their obnoxiously loud voices and constant repeating of lines such as "Don't forget me!", "Think you can take me?", and "You're done."

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On December 3rd, 2017 a Youtube channel titled im salt uploaded a highlight of famous Youtuber Etika's stream of the game during which he is overwhelmed by the soldiers' voices and is forced to exit the game to collect himself (shown below).



A Gamefaqs[2] thread inquiring about what line from the game will become a meme received several responses including the cries from the Ardanian Soldiers. On December 2nd, a thread about the Ardanian Soldiers' lines was posted to /r/xenoblade,[4] gaining over 150 upvotes. On December 5th, Nintendo Life[3] published an article explaining how to turn off the constant "verbal diarrhea" of the game's characters. The line's popularity on Reddit led to an article on switchaboo[5] posted December 18th covering some of the more humorous threads about the line (examples shown below).


You're never safe from them, not even text talking sidequests.i.reddit 343 Submitted 1 day ago by Ben1020 27 comments share save hide give gold report crosspost pocket Gruth Name's Gruth And don't you forget it. Ardanian Soldier 199 Whatever you do...DON'T FORGET ME. OKAY? 199 5 Dec 2017, 9:56 pm Look, we matched, but I never actually said yes to a date? 13 Dec 2017, 2:28 pm Well...fine. Let's go. I heard of this great sushi place in the city? Sent 13 Dec 2017, 2:47pm did u say sushi? oh i really like sushi THINK YOU CAN TAKE ME to the sushi place?DON'T FORGET ME. THINK YOU CAN TAKE ME? REMEMBER 199 Type a Message Send GIF NEVERFORGET iredd.it 442 DONTE, Submitted 12 days ago by HalfAngelHuman 24 comments share save hide give gold report crosspost pocket DONTFORGETME

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