Yoshi are born with shoes?

#1 Posted by newmarcom (295 posts) -

Randomly, a friend asks this of me and I could not rightly think of an answer. The best I could come up with is that yoshi aren't wearing shoes but their feet just look like shoes.
 
And while I'm at it, what is the plural form of yoshi?

#2 Posted by papercut (3434 posts) -

some things you just don't question my friend

#3 Posted by OmegaPirate (5523 posts) -

I think the plural is spelt the same- but the pronunciation is different 
 
As in- yosh-ee = one 
Yosh-eye = plural? 
 
As for the shoes, i honestly have no idea

#4 Posted by Bucketdeth (8003 posts) -

They are born with a set of Nikes.

#5 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -

Someone needs to ask Miyamoto about this one...

#6 Posted by Eder (388 posts) -

Yep
 

Shoes on a newborn Yoshi
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#7 Posted by ShadowKiller (894 posts) -

Wow I've never noticed this all these years and I probably would have never noticed.. you just fucked my mind completely.

#8 Posted by m1k3 (1325 posts) -

i know this is totally wrong, but... mario was born with the hat.

#9 Posted by OmegaPirate (5523 posts) -
@m1k3 said:  
 
What on earth was mario and luigis mom keeping up there o_o
#10 Posted by RipTheVeins (1544 posts) -

You have rocked my world, Sir.

#11 Posted by Diamond (8634 posts) -

Obviously not, that would be silly.
 
Mama Yoshis crack open eggs, place stretchable shoes on all the embryos and reseal the eggs to hatch at a later time.  You never actually saw a Yoshi giving birth to an egg containing another Yoshi right?  I thought not.

#12 Posted by m1k3 (1325 posts) -
@OmegaPirate: lol probably a knitting factory. child labor FTW... hahaha
#13 Posted by addictedtopinescent (3645 posts) -

Trying to find anything resembling logic in anything Mario related is impossible, don't even try

#14 Posted by TheHBK (5458 posts) -

Plural is Yoshis.  But yes, they are born with shoes.

#15 Posted by ZombiePie (5561 posts) -

Shoes are not something you are born with, it's something you gain.

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#16 Edited by SuperSecretAgenda (696 posts) -

And you can't shoot fire by picking up a special kind of flower that changes the color scheme of your outfit. 
 
BUT HEY, THE MARIO UNIVERSE MAKES SENSE. RIGHT? 
 
I mean, we got talking turtles. Talking mushroom people. Sentient bombs with personalities which wage war against eachother. Large homing bullets with faces that resemble sharks. Rocks that seem to take pleasure in crushing you. Hitting your head on a block gets you money. Apparently money spontaniously spawns every time you grab a flagpole, which then triggers the fireworks from the nearby fort/castle. Yellow capes that make you fly, in fact, Racoon tails have the same effect, but they attach to your ass and give you Racoon ears. Flying pirate ships which capture princesses. Battles in the stars to decide the fate of the Galaxy. Pictures you can jump into to enter whole new worlds. Ghosts which become incorporeal when you're facing them, but become corporeal when you're not facing them, and hats which give you the ability to change your shape, or give you abilities such as the power of flight, the full transformation into a metallic form, and more!
 
Honestly, I can keep going.
#17 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

It's clearly commentary on how animals are born nowadays only to serve humanity, or to be their "shoes" as it were. 

#18 Posted by TooWalrus (13130 posts) -

They aren't born at all, they're hatched.

#19 Posted by PureRok (4235 posts) -
@TooWalrus said:
" They aren't born at all, they're hatched. "
I see what you did there, whether it was on purpose or not.
#20 Posted by DanielJW (4915 posts) -
@RipTheVeins said:
" You have rocked my world, Sir. "
#21 Posted by Willy105 (4688 posts) -

Yes, Yoshi are born with shoes.
 
And in the Mario universe (in the Mushroom side, not the New York side), babies are born by stork deliveries.
 

#22 Posted by Thordain (959 posts) -

Of course they're born with shoes. How else are they gonna run around without hurting their feet? Silly question.

#23 Edited by Cubical (637 posts) -

This bothers me. 
 
I fucking want to see what yoshi feet look like but he never takes off the fucking boots. 
 
Even playing vollyball on the beach he never takes off the boots they pop out of the eggs with the boots. What is he hiding in those boots?!!?!?!?!?  Does he keep a nuke bomb in his boots like that terrorist shoe bomber ?  what is the deal I want to see the feet already nintendo!
 
Same goes for those koopa troopas.

#24 Posted by Gregomasta (1541 posts) -

STOP FUCKING WITH ME....DUDE.

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