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Video game developers are fond of adding little touches to their games to screw with people who grew up carrying around cheat code books like allergy bracelets and refused to play anything without using a GameGenie. Of course, most cheats are programmed by the developers themselves, but hey, nobody trolls like a troll.
#5. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening: Stealing Leads to Harassment and Death
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening featured a mechanic that made it incredibly easy to shoplift. You could walk into item shops, pick up whatever you wanted and run out without paying a single rupee (this same mechanic is featured heavily in real life).
To discourage players from stealing (despite giving them the ability to do so in the first place), the game would first scold you:
Then, your name would suddenly change from "PUSSYHAMMER" to "THIEF":
And finally, you would get shot in the face by a winged penis:
The fear of heights is one of the most common of all phobias. That's understandable -- staring down at the fall that could spell your doom if you make one false move is not a comfortable thing. But it's not just the acrophobes of the world who get a little uneasy at the thought of being way up high. Everyone knows that frolicking around at great heights is a sure path to an early death.
Apparently, though, that memo never reached the desks of these maniacs ...
#4. Max Polatov and Marat Dupri
We all know that our Russian cousins don't give a shit about anything. Years of communism, harsh winters and Vladimir Putin giving everyone an inferiority complex have undoubtedly had their effect.
This is strikingly evident for 22-year-old Max Polatov and 19-year-old Marat Dupri, who have both decided to alleviate their boredom by climbing very tall structures just to hang off the edge for a photo opportunity.
They both have different names for what they do. Polatov calls it "urban climbing," whereas Dupri calls it "skywalking."
We call it clinical insanity. This video will explain why better than we ever could:
The stories of King Arthur were essentially the comic books of their time -- full of breasts, violence and intricately baffling melodrama. These are four of the craziest:
#4. King Uther Rapes/Murders Arthur into Existence
Uther, the King of England, had a raging dent in his codpiece for Igraine, the queen of Cornwall. The thing was, Igraine was married to the duke of Tintagel, and Cornwall and England were in a war that seemed to start back up whenever someone remembered it.
Believing that anything that couldn't be solved with murder simply wasn't worth doing, Uther immediately resumed war on Cornwall and had Merlin disguise him as the duke, presumably with magic and not wholesale costume supplies.
Uther, sans duke suit.
The real duke was killed in a battle, leaving Uther free to visit Igraine in his duke disguise and plunge his sword into her stone. He impregnated her with the sperm of legend, and nine months later Arthur was born.