A sequence of words said, or screamed after someone asks for the quantity of an item. This is a reference to the show Dragonball Z
"Vegeta, what's his power level??"
"It's over 9000!!!"
"What?!? That can't be right!"

"What was your score on that song on Guitar Hero 3??"
"It's over 9000!!!"

"how much does that smart phone cost?"
"It's over 9000!!!"
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What the scouter says about Goku's power level. Over Nine thousand
"Vegeta, what does the scouter say about his power?"
"It's over NINE THOUSAAAAAAAND!" (Over 9000)
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A phrase that people use for something of impressive power, skill or just general fun. It stems from the Dragon Ball Z Show when Vegeta and one of his cronies come across Goku, and Vegeta's scouter reveals that Goku's power level is... OVER NINE THOUSAND!
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A popular phrase originating from Akira Toriyama's "Dragon Ball Z." Went viral after gaining attention on YouTube, 4chan, and other social media sites. Refers to an object of incredible strength, a large quantity of something, or any number higher than seven.
Nappa: Vegeta! What does the scouter say about his power level?
Vegeta: It's OVER 9000!!
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Goku's power level, according to Vegeta's scouter.

In the manga, however, Goku's power level was over 8000, and Vegeta was less enthusiastic about it, saying "It's over...8000." What compelled them to change it for the anime, no one knows, but it was a smart move overall.
"Vegeta! What does the scouter say about his power level?!"


"What nine thousand??"

nine thousand
9 thousand
nine thousaaaaand!!!

"It's over 9000!!!"
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Over 9000 is a term used to express a great amount of skill, strength, speed, etc. The term originated from the anime show Dragonball Z when Nappa asks Vegeta what his scouter ( a device used in Dragonball to measure the power level, or battle strength, of someone) said about Goku's power level. Vegeta's scouter was designed to pick up a power level up to 9000 whereas Goku's power level was "over 9000" which was what he told Nappa.
*Goku shows up*
Nappa: Vegeta, what does the scouter say about his power level?
Vegeta: It's over 9000!!!!!
*Vegeta removes and crushes scouter*
Nappa: What, 9000?! There's no way that can be right!
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A game which orginated from an episode of Dragon ball Z. The game is played when some one asks for a number unknown to them and is replied to "Over 9000!" Which is usually responded by another who knows of the game "What 9000?!". Search "Over 9000" on YouTube to find the video.
Example 1:

Nappa: "Vegeta What does the scouter say about his powerlevel?"

Vegeta: "It's over 9000!"

Nappa: "What 9000?!"

Example 2:

Guy1: "How many pills do I need to take?"

Troll1: "Over 9000!"

Troll2: "What 9000?!"

Guy1: "Fags."
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