Who said it?: The How I Met Your Mother Quiz


By: Kayla McGovern

4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

How well do you know Barney, Lily, Marshall, Ted and Robin? If you think you could be part of the "How I Met Your Mother" gang, this quiz should be a breeze. Test your knowledge of the show by seeing if you can figure out which character said what!

Who said: "The best I can give you is a fake smile and dead eyes." ?

Robin was explaining her best effort at faking happiness.


Who said: "Whenever I'm sad, I stop being sad and start being awesome instead." ?

Barney was describing to his friends how he is able to overcome negative emotions by simply just being....awesome.


Who said: "Because sometimes even if you know how something's gonna end that doesn't mean you can't enjoy the ride." ?

This was Ted's way of pointing out there is no shame in just enjoying the moment even if its brief.


Who said: "Think of me like Yoda, but instead of being little and green, I wear suits and I'm awesome. I'm your bro- I'm Broda!" ?

Barney was talking himself up as a good wing man and wise friend.


Who said: "Suits are full of joy. They're the sartorial equivalent of a baby's smile." ?

Everyone knows Barney loved his suits. This was just him explaining to others just how much a well tailored suit made him happy.


Who said: "In my body, where the shame gland SHOULD be there is actually a second awesome gland. True story!" ?

Barney was explaining that he had his own unique biological make up where in fact never experienced shame or experienced more "awesomeness" than say the average person.


Who said: "It's going to be legend...wait for it...and I hope you're not lactose intolerant because the second half of the word is DAIRY!" ?

Barney creating a pun to go with his favorite catch phrase.


Who said: " We struggle so hard to hold on to these things that we know are gonna disappear eventually. And that's the really noble part." ?

Lily was sharing some of her thoughts and opinions.


Who said: "The littlest thing can cause a ripple effect that changes your life." ?

Ted was describing how even a small event in our lives can end up impacting us in a huge way. Kind of like the same idea behind the domino effect.


Who said: "That's life, you know,we never end up where you thought you wanted." ?

Marshall was explaining how sometimes we envision of lives being a certain way only to experience it and realize it's not what we actually want.


Who said: "Sometimes we search for one thing but discover another." ?

Barney was sharing some true wisdom.


Who said: "Dude, lots of chicks think that architects are hot. Think about that, you create something out of nothing. You're like God. There is no one hotter than God!" ?

Barney was filling in Ted on a new strategy that he should start using to pick up chicks.


Who said: "Look, you can't design your life like a building. It doesn't work that way. You just have to live it and it'll design itself." ?

Lily was telling Ted that he can'through life trying to plan when to fall in love. That kind of things just happens...you have to be patient.


Who said: "Revenge fantasies never work out the way you want...especially dance based revenge. My prom was really tough guys." ?

Marshall was sharing with Ted and Lily about the disappoint that revenge fantasies can bring, especially ones involving dance. LOL


Who said: "Whether a gesture is charming or alarming, depends on how it is received." ?

Ted was talking about a romantic gesture can go either way depending on if the person on the receiving end is into the person or not.


Who said: "In marriage, being right is less important than being right. Remember: Happy wife equals happy life!" ?

Lily was sharing some of her advice on an aspect that makes up a happy marriage typically.


Who said: "I don't know what to do with my hands! What do I normally do with my hands?!" ?

Marshall had a little trouble on being...normal.


Who said: "I just wanted to say from the bottom of my heart, I'm going to kill you." ?

Robin was politely sending out her threat.


Who said: "She's never seen Star Wars?! Ted, the only people in the universe who haven't seen Star Wars are the characters in Star Wars! And that's 'cause they lived it Ted!" ?

Marshall was incomplete shock and almost angered that Stella (Ted's girlfriend) had never seen Star Wars!


Who said: "We're Marshmallow and Lilypad b***h!" ?

Lily was excitedly announcing the dynamic duo that was made up of her and her husband.


Who said: "Let's ride Big Daddy!" ?

Robin was being flirtatious at the bar.


Who said: "I'm a cuddly b***h. Deal with it!" ?

Marshall was enlightening Barney on just how serious he was about being cuddly.


Who said: "I'm not paying for room service. The Hooker ordered." ?

Lily did not want the responsibility of picking up the hotel tab.


Who said: "Guys are like the subway. You miss one and another one comes along in five minutes." ?

Robin was discussing with Lily about the reality of dating men in New York.


Who said: " I don't want to be choosing between two girls, I want to be a complete head over heels idiot for one." ?

Ted was voicing just how badly he wanted to find the one.


Who said: "KABOOM! You've been lawyerd!" ?

Marshall decided to turn 'lawyer' into a verb when schooling people with legal knowledge.


Who said: "Here's the mini cherry on top of the regular cherry on top of the sundae of awesomeness that us my life." ?

Excitedly, Barney was sharing some good news about his already awesome life to his friends.


Who said: "If you have chemistry you only need one other thing...timing...but timing is a b***h." ?

Robin was talking with Ted about the two components of creating a happy relationship.


Who said: "You get older, you have kids, you stop stealing. It's sad." ?

Lily was describing on her process of growing up.


Who said: "There are two big days in any love story...the day you meet the girl of your dreams...and the day you marry her." ?

Ted was sharing the two big moments that he associated with every love story.


Who said: "Sometimes love means taking a step back. If you care about somebody, you should want them to be happy even if that means you wind up being left out." ?

Ted was expressing a truth that is always hard to accept when you have feelings for someone. When you truly care for someone you want to see them happy no matter what that means. Ted was noble enough to acknowledge that fact.


Who said: "Oprah wasn't built in a day." ?

Lily was talking about how great things don't just pop up over night. She put her own spin on the classic saying "Rome wasn't built in a day".


Who said: "Are those chicken wings or angel wings?!" ?

Marshall was enjoying some tasty wings and couldn't believe how delicious they were.


Who said: "These little bastards are everywhere!" ?

While Barney and Robin were playing laser tag, she noted there was an overwhelming number of children running about.


Who said: "I love Scotch that's old enough to order its own Scotch." ?

Robin was discussing her love a perfectly aged Scotch.


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