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Author:   mm lover
Date:   Apr 30, 06 at 10:43pm (PST)
Subject:   Why doesn't link ever talk?
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im pretty sure that other people have noticed but incase you didnt... link never talks! why not was he ever able to? help me awnser plz

note this is not really serious please feel free to make fun of this as much as you possibly can it will be greatley appreaciated



Author:   Ecto
Date:   May 01, 06 at 12:36am (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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Its not like anybody here knows the answer to that question.

The makers of the game simply didnt allow him to talk. I actually prefer him not talking. This allows our own imagination to destinguish what Link is like.



Author:   PooOnShu
Date:   May 01, 06 at 4:31pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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I like the fact that he doesn't talk because it gives the game more of a "first-person" feel. Since you can't talk in a video game, it lets you visualize what he might be saying or thinking, rather than you just being a spectator of what's going on on the screen.



Author:   FishLikeToSwim
Date:   May 01, 06 at 6:08pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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Maybe he's the strong, silent type. I prefer him not talking because it makes you think up your own ideas up about him. Like what accent he has.



Author:   Fallen_soldier
Date:   May 01, 06 at 11:18pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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the only reason he doesnt talk is because itll hurt the drama..... bu... shhhhhh! drama......



Author:   Ecto
Date:   May 02, 06 at 12:43am (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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Maybe Link has a really high voice that completly threatens his masculenity...?

What? It could happen...



Author:   Uzuki
Date:   May 02, 06 at 5:23am (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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If he could talk, it'd take forever to complete the game. Glad he doesn't talk.



Author:   El Bastarde
Date:   May 02, 06 at 5:03pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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For the same reason that Mario never talks.



Author:   Oogity_Boogity_Boo
Date:   May 02, 06 at 10:06pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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link never talks because Chuck Norris roundhouse kicked him in the throat.



Author:   SolidSnake733
Date:   May 02, 06 at 11:47pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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Actually Link grunts and groans, much like a caveman. This leads me to believe he has a brain the size of a peanut. A peanut!!!!!



Author:   Ecto
Date:   May 03, 06 at 2:47am (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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It's not quite the same as talking, however.

Come to think of it, nobody in the game actually talks. They all just make little noises while the subtittles kick in.



Author:   kyubichan
Date:   May 03, 06 at 6:09pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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It's because you are Link. Did you not notice that the filename you gave your game is put in place of Link's name?



Author:   Insanity Prevails
Date:   May 03, 06 at 9:36pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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The original reason Link didn't talk was because it would have been pretty much impossible to put voice files on the old NES cart.

By the time the capacity was available Link was already classified as the silent hero, and Nintendo didn't want to meddle. Good call too.




Author:   mex51
Date:   May 03, 06 at 10:01pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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Good call is right. It would be too weird for Link to talk. I don't think I would buy the game if he did.



Author:   Uzuki
Date:   May 04, 06 at 1:30am (PST)
Subject:   re: Why doesn't link ever talk?
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Link's earned his silent hero title, by making the game incredibly fun without endless dialoge. As mentioned several times before, yeah...it'd ruin the drama.


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