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in rock we trust - Rock or Bust!

Because this night we're gonna burn a fuse

can you hear the drums for mario? - It's a Super Mario drum set!

stained glass assemble! - Check out this cool Iron Man leadlight.

CooWii! - Nintendo's Wii U launched in Australia on 30/11/2012, with a white Basic Pack or black Premium Pack on offer.

hall (cupboard) of armour - The new Iron Man Camouflage Armour has leaked!

couch potaito - Await the inevitable on your very own Space Invaders couch with matching coffee table.

room with otaku - This is a collection.

aping a classic - Witness a faithful recreation of the infamous 1981 Donkey Kong affair.

player 1 - The video game says "Play me"... on a Famicom guitar! Or, you could shell out (!) for a Koopa Troopa guitar!

one watt of pure ac/dc - The Backtracks box set was released in 2009.

webber stamps his authority - To celebrate Mark Webber's maiden F1 victory in 2009, Australia Post released a set of commemorative stamps.

a panoply of monopoly - Check out the range of Collector's Edition Monopoly games from USAopoly. Adamo's picks below.

The Simpsons | James Bond | Nintendo | Seinfeld

barrel o' fun - Kidnap yourself some Donkey Kong shelves.

what a peach - What happens when you finally rescue the princess?

birthday: day of cake - Mmmm - Wiimote cake.

ride on - Get on board the AC/DC Rock N Roll Train! This was the first track (!!) released from the Black Ice album, which was available with a choice of 4 different covers.

wall-n - Plaster Nintendo wall decals all over your (plaster) walls.

in sub-con and in health - Now this is a wedding cake.

police vest - It ought to be a crime not to be wearing this t-shirt!

ghost in the patty pan - Pac-Man cupcakes!

wii build - Why not craft youself a giant Wiimote cabinet?

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the land of coverart - The Simpsons Game had different cover art on every platform. Here they all are.

formula flymo - Mow your lawn with an F1-inspired lawnmower!

1upcakes - Super Mario cupcakes!

mini mii - Want to play with a 12-inch version of yourself? Then get your own personalised Action Figure!

simpsonise yourself - If you head on over to The Simpsons Movie site you can make your own Simpsons characters. Here's some inspiration.

Adamo | Roxy

eye on springfield - The Simpsons Movie posters. Let's hope the jokes in the film don't leave us groening.

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norway? no way! - Kenya!!

duck hut - Who doesn't want to live in a Nintendo-shaped house?

fruitier than a nutcake - Super Mario wedding cake!

wowser bowser - Check out this awesome Super Mario World room, complete with real protruding pipes!

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must... destroy... hidden... lair...
Remember - change your clock, change your self-destruct mechanism battery.

that clock pongs - This is how we used to tell time when I was a kid! Read about it at the website, where you can also download a screensaver version.

nintendo reno - Everyone should decorate their home with Tetris-style shelves and Super Mario Bros. walls!

code: husqvarna - To complement the release of Resident Evil 4 on GameCube in 2005, a special chainsaw controller was released.

kong donkeys - Read up on Crazy Kong, the 1981 Australian arcade release of the Nintendo classic.

the birth of adamo - See where it all began!

get into it - Nintendo GAMECUBE finally launched in Australia on May 17, 2002. Luigi's Mansion, Wave Race: Blue Storm, Star Wars: Rogue Leader - Rogue Squadron 2 and Burnout are Adamo's recommended picks (in no particular order). With James Bond: Agent Under Fire and F1 2002 on the horizon, as well as more first and second-party Nintendo classics, we're in for a BLOCKbuster (!) year.

fancy dress - Get a gawk at some costume capers (with free ham!)

go, go, go - The Foster's Australian Grand Prix kicked off the 2002 Formula 1 season with an action-packed race. Aussie Mark Webber made his debut driving for Minardi at the Albert Park track, finishing a magnificent 5th after winning a late race tussle with the Toyota of Mika Salo. Ferrari's decision to use last year's car for the first race of the season certainly paid off, with the F2001 dominating the entire weekend.

finishing school - Wanna be just like Adamo? Click here.

danger ahead - This one's a bit controversial. Click at your own discretion.

cubez vous - Nintendo GAMECUBE launched in the US on 18/11/2001, 3 days after Microsoft's Xbox. $98 million (US) of GameCube merchandise (including consoles, games and accessories) sold on launch day alone, outdoing even the Harry Potter movie record-breaking opening weekend of $93.5 million.

it's a long way to the post office if you wanna buy a stamp - Australia Post released the AC/DC stamp in 1998. Set it as your desktop wallpaper!

born to play - The long-awaited Nintendo GAMECUBE launched in Japan on 14/9/2001, together with Luigi's Mansion, Wave Race: Blue Storm and Super Monkey Ball. Whilst a relatively small line-up, Nintendo is going for quality over quantity. Wave Race: Blue Storm looks to be the killer app of the three at this point in time.

darker than you - Get a gander at what Joanna Dark looked like in the Japanese version of Perfect Dark.

changing attire - It's like they took my life and put in on a t-shirt!

the nintendo edge - Shigeru Miyamoto, the man who introduced Donkey Kong, Mario & The Legend of Zelda (amongst other Nintendo classics), designed the July 2001 cover of Edge magazine. Lookit!

Quotes of the Moment

Y cant Metroid fusion?

~ CrankyRoo (Miiverse)

I'm awake - I didn't say I wasn't awake!

~ Jack Hill (2013)

...hug the apex like it's his favourite granny.

~ Martin Brundle (2013 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix)

Did you ever wonder if hippopotamuses think that rhinos are unicorns?

~ Milhouse Van Houten

I decided to simplify all this to avoid a profusion of fusion confusion.

~ Death From The Skies! by Philip Plait, Ph.D.

Ticket Seller: "Something wrong with your eyes?"
Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant): "Yes, they’re sensitive to questions."

~ North By Northwest

Now it's time for the best kind of bonding - sitting next to each other in silence staring blankly at the TV.

~ Homer Simpson

His jeans were more sizes too small than the number of jean sizes that actually exist.

~ Cracked.com

Oh, you are so on that things have now become very much like Donkey Kong.

~ German Foosball Player (Community)

anything unrelated to elephants is irrelephant

~ Snorg Tees

You're not allowing natural selection to do its work. Pffft. You're like the guy who invented the seatbelt.

~ Dwight (The Office (US))

Kirby. He sucks to be you.

~ Kotaku

These paps aren't gonna smear themselves!

~ Male Nurse Jackie (Community)

Get outta here you Kirk-loving Spocksuckers!

~ Hutch (Fanboys)

Yes and no. Yes, that did happen, and no, it didn't not happen.

~ Jack Donaghy (30 Rock)

Forgot to tell you - the other night at Safeway, the lady in front of me bought a Durian and some sanitary pads!!! Awesome.

~ Best. SMS. Ever!

BARF!

~ Street Gangs (River City Ransom)

Subtlety? I got subtlety blowin' out my ass!

~ Mel Brooks (from The Tracy Ullman Show)

silver fish are a decent of the cockroach and vertically indestrucbale

~ Lino (English-B FTW!)

When is modern science gonna find a cure for a woman's mouth?

~ Dr. Leo Spaceman (30 Rock)

...like eating a counterintuitive Hungry Man dinner with chunks of real Irony.

~ Penny Arcade

We're both omnivores. But, whereas I am an omnivore because I will eat anything, you are an omnivore because you eat everything.

~ Burnamo

The Muppet thing is over. It's never coming back. You can stick your showbusiness fork in it - it's done.

~ Rob Schneider (interviewed by Empire Magazine)

Wow - you make people miserable and there's nothing they can do about it. Just like God!

~ Homer Jay

Where is that kid with my latte?

You have the Midas touch. Everything you touch turns to a muffler.

~ Henny Youngman

There will be no successful Olympics video game until they implement realistic hurdle-based testicle damage.

~ Kotaku

When someone's got explosives, they're not for making a birthday cake.

~ Pilot on Air Crash Investigations

IT'S NOT A MALL. IT'S A DESTINATION.

~ Tempe Marketplace

The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.

~ Somerset Maugham

What is that guy up to? Why is his shirt untucked? Does he not give a damn about me and my rules?

~ Double Fine Action News

Hopefully Guitar Hero 4 ships with at least stereo sound, as this is the year 2007, and 2008 is just around the corner, and mono is so 1931.

~ Wiisels.com

(Adam) "I'm very erudite."
"What, glue?"

~ Catherine (punintentional)

DEATH BLOW! When someone tries to blow you up, not because of who you are, but because of different reasons altogether...

~ Seinfeld (Season 8)

They were going to make a Wii Baseball cake, but they ran out of batter.

~ Puns by Marky

It would be horrible being a German butcher - everyone would keep saying "These sausages are the wurst!".

~ Adamo delivering Comedy Gold!

SIXAXIS? More like SUXASSES, am I right? Wokka wokka!

~ Kotaku

What's the collective noun for a group of collective nouns?

~ Flying Sparks 5

I like my women like I like my dogs: silent, or with my foot in their ass.

~ RevAnthony (Destructoid)

(That's "decoder ring," not "wedding band," ladies!)

~ IGN

LEAF's dead. It died in autumn.

~ Spino 18/5/06

It's made out of timber, which is a type of wood.

~ M-Life 30/3/06

Your best is an idiot.

~ Bender Bending Rodriguez

LOU-DER AND SAD-DER!

It's about time trees were good for something, instead of standing there like jerks!

~ Homer

Yoink!

I'd just like to reassure you that your concerns are groundless, and your complaints, moronic.

~ Anon

(Lino) "I want to be a barista."
"Yeah, like Perry Mason."

~ Mark Rocque 16/4/04

Farewell, big blue ball of idiots.

~ Bender (Futurama: The Game)

Your momma!

If my memory serves me correctly...

~ Chairman Kaga (Iron Chef)

Show me what you eat, and I'll show you what you are

Welcome to the Department of Redundancy Department.

~ Anon

What's your name? Yelly Von Hollerlots?

~ Amelia (Animal Crossing)

Have you been shaking trees, eaglet?

Bring me my library card, 'cause I'm checkin' yous out.

~ Sal (Futurama)

Nevers!

Unlike a woman, bubble-wrap makes a noise, then it stops.

~ John Becker

Women will like what I tell them to like.

~ Homer Simpson

You just can't trust a man with a stolen thumb.

~ Miss Parker, The Pretender 2001

Flowers are Nature showing you her underpants.

~ An Adamo Original

"Well, we're not just gonna let you walk outta here."
"Who's we, sucker?"
"Smith, and Wesson, and me."

~ Dirty Harry Callahan

We have failed to uphold Brannigan's Law. However, I did make it with a hot, alien babe. And in the end, is that not what man has dreamt of since first he looked up at the stars?

~ Zapp Brannigan

You know, during the course of every week, we turn our comedy flamethrower onto a vast range of subjects. But, every now and again, the razor-sharp edge of our wit results in a piece of comedy that rises above the normally excellent standard of topicality and satire to become, truly, champagne sketch comedy.

~ The Late Show

I believe the phrase rhymes with "Clucking Bell".

~ Another Blackadder Classic

...sticks out like George Lazenby at a James Bond convention.

~ Michael D's Region 4 DVD Info Page

Does it look like an orange on a toothpick?

~ Meg (capturing the sheer size of a giant head)

Men are from Mars, Women knit.

~ Anon

(AUTOREPLY) Your email has been deleted due to lack of interest.

~ Catherine's Greatest Moment™

Nostalgia isn't as good as it used to be.

~ Anon

I've got a plan so cunning you could brush your teeth with it.

~ Edmund Blackadder

You can't polish a turd.

~ Anon

You know, I have one simple request, and that is to have sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads.

~ Dr. Evil