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Top 7... weirdest Street Fighter insults




Given Russian bear-wrestler Zangief's usual portrayal as a friendly oaf with a strong sense of justice, it seems out of character for him to threaten enemies with grievous bodily harm after he's defeated them.  To understand this, though, you have to understand something about Zangief: he's not just a world-famous wrestler - he's also a steroid-addled Soviet freakshow who grapples with hairy mountains of claws and teeth and biting and death for fun.

In fact, his hobby has become such a singular obsession that his brain has started applying the following litmus test every time he meets a new opponent:
So, see, it's not that Zangief's trying to be mean. It's that he automatically assumed he was fighting a bear. And after his non-bear opponent throws in the towel faster than any self-respecting bear would, Zangief comes away distraught and confused. "Next time," Zangief promises himself as he chokes back bitter tears of disappointment, "I will be sure. And I should probably tell my opponent that so they will not be surprised when I… check."

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  • MacGyver1138 - December 4, 2008 6:58 p.m.

    I remember that voice! How difficult would it have been to get someone who could speak English to recite that line? And if there weren't subtitles, I wouldn't have any idea that he said, "Kiddo," because it sounds like "kidu."
  • Blastotron - December 4, 2008 3:02 a.m.

    WRESTLE!!!
  • Kipp56 - April 24, 2009 5:03 a.m.

    I don't know about you guys, but that voice had me laughing my ass off for a good 5 minutes! Also, that last quote wouldn't have made any real sense even if it had been translated properly, so it's probably just as well that they messed up. It's also good to know that I'm not the only one who's creeped out/ afraid of Dhalsim.
  • Coolnama - February 23, 2009 3 a.m.

    Did you notice that Dhalism's skulls are smiling :O Recaptcha: Federation 11 ? O_O xD
  • jdog2491 - February 22, 2009 12:39 p.m.

    good article just bought street fighter IV yesterday and Akuma would totally smack a baby
  • sofaku - February 16, 2009 3:33 a.m.

    nice article that was hilarious!!!
  • Synster - April 11, 2009 4:03 a.m.

    "Is it a bear"? "OH BOY OH BOY OH BOY" "WRESTLE!" God that's hilarious. "Does it have Arms?" "Good Point" "It /Must/ be a Bear!" "WRESTLE!" And that 1987 voice really would make me go after it till' I beat the pulp out of it multiple times. I see what you mean.
  • Killing_Shadows - March 1, 2009 12:37 p.m.

    Lmao, Honda is so fat. I'm pretty sure Akuma would smack a baby, he's evil enough to do it just to prove a point. WTF's up with the bomb?
  • MoonPig - February 26, 2009 6:46 p.m.

    "i will meditate then stroy u." ROFL! Pure breed ROFL!
  • gbiZZle08 - February 24, 2009 6:26 p.m.

    i wish street fighter 4 still used akuma's baby smacking quote
  • charley235 - February 23, 2009 9:46 p.m.

    what's wrong with smacking babies?
  • The_Lurcher - February 23, 2009 9:30 p.m.

    great article was laughing all the way through it. did anybody actualy manage to do the April Fools joke?
  • Mr.Epic64 - February 14, 2009 10:54 a.m.

    Nis Trii Kidu.

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