New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the AnimalCrossing community, Welcome to the Animal Crossing subreddit! Here's how this scheme goes down. While you and your neighbors don shoes, socks, pants, shirts, hats, backpacks, and more, this pup is rolling in 100 percent pure K.K. Omg you've found his next move! KK Dirge: a Dirge is a song played for a dead person, ergo KK Dirge is a slightly … I believe he has very carefully planned the greatest heist that capitalism can do. Mashable staff writer Jess Joho even claims to have murdered him. By why would they? Cookies help us deliver our Services. For Super Smash Bros. You have a problem! He also uses all the animals to pretend that everything is normal. He has a chain of shops or more probably a large company that keeps the Nook business running and well supplied, as well as turning a pretty profit as far as we can tell. Though Tom has rarely spoken with Sable since his return from the city, he mentions … with timmy and tommy running the main goods store and daisy mae running the stock market, inexplicably, children essentially control a large share of the economy in animal crossing new horizons, — Pagliacci the Unkillable Fool (@clown_depot) March 29, 2020. The Nook economy is built on child labor and they need our help. From shop Jilleekins. Is that what "The K Funk" really means?? From haunting speculation to alarmingly believable explanations, here are 9 of the darkest ACNH fan theories to ruin the last escape any of us have. This one isn't a fan theory. pic.twitter.com/HesoQUsujl, — Frosted Fricks! He is developing an island utopia, one which is highly desirable to live in, to emigrate to. Well, “gives” isn’t quite the correct word to use considering you’re indebted to him once again. Open everyday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Timmy and Tommy's "Nook's Cranny" doesn't even allow for breaks. What happened to our families? No one really knows what April 12 Bunny Day will bring. We've never seen anyone else spending bells, and the bells we get back from Timmy and Tommy are our own. It's been less than a month since Animal Crossing: New Horizons graced the world with its wholesome presence. ), Gulliver, I should let the tide take you. The only ones we can think of require us to venture into conspiracy theory territory and cloning. Even after Tom moved, the two continued to exchange letters with one another. Tom Nook gives your character his “Deserted Island Getaway” package at the beginning of New Horizons. These are all theories but many players do believe that Nook is the villain in a game that only radiates good vibes. And yet, we can't help but worry that some day that "understanding" will catch up to us. Please review the rules before posting. So you work. Archived. 1. ©2021 OK, it could be iced tea, soda, or watered-down coffee. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe. It seems a worthless failed investment. So, here's the thing about Tom Nook. The Tom Nook Island Conspiracy. Her eyes also make her look tired. 1. The Tom Nook Island Conspiracy. We must be ever vigilant! Not only do his shipmates never seem eager to pick him up, they don't appear to have come up with any system to avoid his "accidents" in the first place. 16. #AnimalCrossing #ACNH pic.twitter.com/epnyx9Wahz, — The Great Clement (@ClementJ64) April 5, 2020. You see, what Tom Nook is actually doing is far more ingenious than that. Close. It is a paradise after all. There are the atrocities we've committed, like trapping our neighbors, attacking visitors with axes, and amassing huge collections of tarantulas to sell to children for profit. Aaron’s suit would put to the test whether victims of viral conspiracy theories could use the judicial system to fight those theories and correct the record. Use the pinned Q&A + friend code megathreads. What are the alternatives? Favorite Add to Tom Nook holo sticker Jilleekins. They're definitely cursed#AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch pic.twitter.com/FynFIPnpd1. With four of them supposedly crushing on him. Apple chief Tim Cook said posts on right-wing social app Parler represented “incitement to violence” that warranted its removal from the App Store. Running and supplying an island isn't cheap, especially if it is only done by plane as we can see in New Horizons. Does she ever change clothes? The Greek mythology-inspired game Immortals: Fenyx Rising is hosting a limited-time crossover quest with Netflix's similarly mythology-based series Blood of Zeus. So, here's the thing about Tom Nook. You’re … Animal crossing conspiracy theory confirmed!Tom Nook has you in some sort of "TRUMAN SHOW" scenario where everyone has to act around you, your the star of a show, and the only one unaware is you. spoiler. Hear us out: Tom Nook is not real. Plenty of us have gotten blackout drunk, fallen off a ship, and washed up on the shores of a mysterious island. The show is actually for you irl and no one else unless someone else is watching! She gets distracted, confused, and hopelessly lost nearly every morning. The theorist didn't speculate on Tom's motivation, but it's easy enough to imagine. Mashable, MashBash and Mashable House are among the federally registered trademarks of Ziff Davis, LLC and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission. Still, it does seem like once you're handed an awesome addition for your house — a record player, a neon sign, a tasteful bidet, etc. Slider brought his clout — and his junk — to liven up your island. And yet Tom suddenly buys himself an island (or more) and pays for several houses to be built with the villagers paying him back a 0% interest loan. She wears a candy gingham apron and has a head full of large, spiky bristles. Conspiracy Theories And Cloning. He’s actually a clone and Nook Inc. is far more sinister than you can imagine. it's actually a little known fact that if you don't craft enough Bunny Day items by Sunday, Zipper comes into your home at 3am and kills you, — fm synthesis stan (@samholtzen) April 10, 2020. Here's how this scheme goes down. There have been insults, net attacks, and memes. But what if those items come at a terrible cost? Sable is a brown hedgehogwith pink freckles and sad, shy eyes. NO NEW THREADS FOR: Trading, giveaways, questions, code sharing, Nook/Lisa Simpson suggestion image macros. Can we escape or is this just life now?! Declaring independence and setting it up as a tax haven for Nook Inc! We fear the worst. This honestly would have been the best way to represent Animal Crossing, because it would have allowed for a variety … Curlos, a smug sheep with exceptional taste in rain gear, is one of the more pleasant villagers to welcome onto your island — but a disturbing conversation surrounding his workout plan has one Redditor concerned. Brian Schwartz of CNBC published a report detailing the dark money groups that were involved in organizing the rally last Wednesday that is officially known as the "March to Save America." And then there are the institutional terrors: the unexplained mysteries and disturbing evidence indicating a seedy underbelly to the "paradise" we've come to call our own. Truly this is a brilliant plan. Nintendo confirms Mr. Resetti lost his job thanks to 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons'. This means not only is the cost of buying and setting up a village (or villages on multiple islands) much larger than a new town, but also the possible profit from the single shop is reduced by higher transportation costs. ♥, Press J to jump to the feed. Does Tom show up with a wooden-block chair, some extra tight Bunny Day Glow Garland, and a flimsy baseball bat to teach you a lesson?! You have it all wrong. Every morning, the inhabitants of ACNH receive local news updates from Isabelle — a franchise favorite and member of the Resident Services staff whose life teeters on the verge of collapse. What's more, there's little to indicate Isabelle has it together outside of her daily updates. Nook is the reason behind the player’s living in squalor at the beginning of the game. Is that why Tom Nook loves him? He has also brought in his own successors so that he can eventually pass the torch and feed on the project like a bloated and content tick. Dude isn't even wearing a collar. 2. What is she hiding?? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Yikes. Why was he screaming? the man will approve literally anyone for a zero interest home loan which you absolutely don’t have to pay off, and if you want to you can do it by selling him trash that washes up on the beach, — shut up, xavier (@XavierRN) April 11, 2020. For a faraway island with limited resources, Animal Crossing sure does offer you a lot of free stuff. (Tom Nook and the Never-Ending Debt): In additon, the player was introduced a raccoon character named Tom Nook which leads you to work with him to pay off your debt that never ends and always increased, which may be reference to child slave labor. Despite a change in setting, there won’t be a change in money troubles. (@FrostedFricks) April 1, 2020. The community can’t rebel against Tom Nook because he is keeping the island running, and by extension keeping them alive. The theorist didn't speculate on Tom's motivation, but it's easy enough to imagine. Lottie has a teensy crush on Tom Nook. Tom Nook is Mom: Referring to "Child Labor Cult" one of the plot points in that story was that Tom Nook was sending the letters to the protagonist, not his actual mother. He also mentions that he donates 90 percent of his proceeds to an orphanage three towns over and has a wing named after him there. There are laws to protect against this kind of injustice. Oh, Curlos. Timmy and Tommy, two of ACNH's most reliable vendors, are children. The Animal Crossing series portrays an idyllic world quite unlike our own. (@ThaumPenguin) April 10, 2020. It’s basically a never ending fountain of income, notoriety, and slaves. It's a fact. Isabelle stop drinking booze in the middle of the day. Over the years, Animal Crossing has amassed a number of crazy fan theories from its most loyal players.Some have posited that Tom Nook is … Thinking about how Zipper T Bunny probably hand painted all those eggs and hid them all over our islands and we all respond by whacking him with bug nets whenever we see him. (No offense to Tammi, Monty, Simon, and the like. It's sort of a Monkey's Paw situation. General. Although players serve as the most influential townspeople in ACNH, there's no denying sugar daddy Tom Nook is the one who makes island living possible. Tom Nook decides he wants to start an island community, but for what reason exactly? Better Business Bureau Accredited Business. How did we even get here? From shop HarukoStudio $ 27.00. It's not really explained, is it? if all the other animals wear clothes why the fuck did kk slider pull up to my island butt naked. Does she ever go home? We hope for fun festivities. In a haunting-yet-delightful conspiracy theory posted to Twitter, one player detailed their belief that Tom Nook has set up a Truman Show-like simulation where everyone is actor but you. Based upon the Animal Crossing Horror Story, " Welcome To Camp " a theory is that Tom Nook's wife, Penny has been ill with a disease and Tom Nook needs some way of hospitalising Penny by giving her the money you use to buy things with to help regain her health. When it was released on the DS it received such positive reviews that I decided to give it a shot, despite the fact that it appears to have been created for small children suffering from down's syndrome and ADD. Why did she come here? Are they cursed? What is your next play, you sneaky capitalist tycoon? But your money problems won’t be in vain this time around. We just have to make a case to Nintendo. What is his goal? What if you're the only resident experiencing this island as reality? Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "A crazy conspiracy on why I think Isabelle is probably going to be unique if in" - Page 2. Tom Nook x Lottie (Couldn't get a ship name, if you have one, comment it) Okay, so Tom Nook is pretty popular amongst the "ladies" in animal crossing. This one isn't a fan … Does your furniture get repossessed? Mashable, Inc. All Rights Reserved. When a person arrives to the town, HIS town, the first thing they have to do is to work for him, whether they like it or not. Moreover, the players complete activities in order to earn bells to be able to repay the loan that Nook provided. All hail, Zipper T. Remember some of us did nothing wrong and actually liked all the eggs. The delightful island-set, sandbox game from Nintendo has inspired stunning user creations, beautiful fan art, and heartfelt homages to other pop culture worlds we love. In a haunting-yet-delightful conspiracy theory posted to Twitter, one player detailed their belief that Tom Nook has set up a Truman Show-like simulation where everyone is actor but you. The Animal Crossing series portrays an idyllic world quite unlike our own. To make matters worse, the other animal residents nevers let the player leave their community. I thought of Tom Nook as an evil mastermind that has everyone and everything under his control, monopolizing whatever is in sight. Food is plentiful, work is optional, and everyone can afford a home thanks to Tom Nook’s forgiving payment plans. 1. Daisy Mae, the sole keeper of the Turnip Stock Market, is also a child. But it has also brought out the cursed, the horrid, and the truly terrifying. Give us a nice thing, and we shall ruin it! In New Leaf, Tom Nook has the voice of a lazy villager. As the old saying goes: Well-behaved raccoons seldom make history. Posted by 9 months ago. In Happy Home Designer, talking to Tom Nook in his home, he debunks the claims of him being a corrupt businessman (which was a popular theory amongst fans) though he adds that he'll willingly embrace the idea of people thinking him as \"scary\" if it encourages them to pay off their debt. Animal Crossing New Horizons offers a new currency, the Nook Miles, in addition to the traditional Animal Crossing bells in the series used to pay off your purchases and repay your loan from Tom Nook. The loan is paid by villagers selling items to the Nook family to pay off the loan to Tom Nook... How does he benefit from this? Tom Nook has just finally realized the profitability of founding his own religious cult. Simple. Food is plentiful, work is optional, and everyone can afford a home thanks to Tom Nook’s forgiving payment plans. Yes, his most important "bits" are covered by his guitar... but his arrivals and departures must provide some sort of peek behind the curtain. SEE ALSO: Nintendo confirms Mr. Resetti lost his job thanks to 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons'. But one would think even a sip of caffeine would keep her train of thought more on track. He also needs to pay Timmy and Tommy for their services running his shop. You can get upgrades and home expansions worth thousands — just pay it back whenever! If you ask me, I think Tom Nook has … By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. AnimalCrossing. Under the control of Tom Nook and Daisy Mae's off-screen "grandmother," these kiddos are responsible for the majority of retail labor on our islands. No threat at all to any real power, but it provides Nook the perfect tax dodge and a fantastic profit multiplier for Nook Inc. worldwide. Animal Crossing: New Horizons is for literally everybody Like I said, even the least experienced of us is a perfect candidate for Animal Crossing.The vast majority of gameplay is … Since Bunny Day hype began at the beginning of April, Animal Crossing malcontents have harassed one Zipper T. Bunny with unrelenting cruelty. — your resource collecting goes straight to shit. She has no visible mouth, and so instead talks by moving her nose. Now assume for a minute we’ve debunked the alternate reality theory. The end goal? Is that why everyone loves him? Whether you enjoy helping Gulliver reassemble his communicator or find his repeat presence a nuisance, you have to admit there is something very suspicious about what's happening to this seagull. She could have easily been the "base character" with 7 alternates being Tom Nook, Sable, Blathers, K.K., Rover, Digby, and another reoccurring character. spoiler. Tom Nook is a business man, always seeking greater profits. It seems the charming Shih Tzu can't make it through a single broadcast without the courage provided to her by a mysterious brown beverage. So many memes. Other countries will have little to complain about a set of islands far away with no real economic or strategic importance, just fruit, fish and a surprisingly active DIY community. Part 1: WELCOME TO CAMP I've always heard a lot of good things about Animal Crossing, but I never owned a Gamecube. In previous games his goal has clearly been the expansion and profitability of his shop, which is fair enough. Tom Nook is selling the means of production as a pastoral fantasy and profiting off it, too. Then comes your first encounter with Tom Nook, the raccoon shopkeeper who clearly operates Nook’s Cranny as a front for a slave trade. But no one does that once every few days! As numerous Animal Crossing lovers have observed, the world renowned musician (the importance of whose arrival structures a good portion of initial gameplay) rolls up to players' neighborhoods wearing zero clothing. 1. There is simply no economical way Tom is making a profit from the island, he even says this when the player is introduced to the shop in New Horizons. In each game, characters have schedules, so you can't exactly talk to Tom Nook any time you want, even if you finally have the money you owe him. Tom Nook Shirt - Tom Nook T-Shirt - Tom Nook Tee - Tom Nook Tshirt - Animal Crossing Shirt - Animal Crossing T-Shirt - Animal Crossing Tee HarukoStudio. What happens when you let too many bells hang over your head? Of course, no one can prove a direct correlation between present acceptance and bad in-game luck. See animals move to the island but they never actually leave. I believe he has very carefully planned the greatest heist that capitalism can do. 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