all your base are belong to us

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Etymology[edit]

Wikipedia

Mistranslation of "君達の基地は、全てCATSがいただいた" (in original context: "we (CATS) have taken all of your bases").

This grammatically incorrect "Engrish" phrase originated in the English subtitles to the 1991 European Sega Mega Drive version of the 1989 Japanese arcade game Zero Wing and became a catch phrase/meme on the Internet in the early 2000s.

Phrase[edit]

all your base are belong to us

  1. (Internet slang, humourous) Used to tout victory over an opponent, or simply as a humourous catchphrase.