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108 Witty Quotes from the Hilarious Characters of ‘Adventure Time’

Dayna Remus
Aug 28, 2022
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"Adventure Time" is packed with many hues and exciting personalities, each one filled with its own zany sense of humor. Get to to know these colorful characters through these hilarious 108 quotes.

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"Adventure Time" is an animation about a boy, Finn the Human, who goes on many adventures with his magical dog companion, Jake the Dog. This fantastic and absurdist show is generally considered appropriate for older children from the age of nine.

While kids may not grasp the subtle references, and it tends to go a little deeper than most kids' shows, it still incorporates a child-like spirit filled with color and adventure, and everyone will find its seasons filled with humor and moral insight.

Beyond Finn and Jake, the show is brimming with many strange characters. These include Marceline the Vampire Queen, a musician vampire that drinks the color red, her romantic interest Princess Bubblegum who rules the kingdom, the tragic villain, the Ice King, and so much more. Each one of them has hilarious and witty one-liners throughout the show; read 108 of them here.

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Finn the Human’s quote: “You’re letting your brain dial turn your fear volume up.”  | Image: AmoDays

Finn the Human’s quote: “You’re letting your brain dial turn your fear volume up.” | Image: AmoDays

All the characters throughout the show must face many obstacles using their strength, kindness, and of course, bravery. Find out how to summon up your courage with these 108 "Adventure Time" quotes.

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FINN THE HUMAN QUOTES

“With you, I would walk down any road, milady — especially if it leads to the movies.” — Finn the Human

“Ladies and gentlemen—and Princess. I’m here to talk about multidimensional bubbles!” — Finn the Human

“You’re letting your brain dial turn your fear volume up.” — Finn the Human

“Jake! You looted! That’s bad, man! You’re supposed to be a good cop.” — Finn the Human

“Dating girls is like riding a bicycle. If you mess up, you could get really hurt forever, or hurt someone you care about.” — Finn the Human

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Finn the Human’s quote: “Your wavelengths are my weakness; your emissions are what I’ve been missing.” | Image: AmoDays

Finn the Human’s quote: “Your wavelengths are my weakness; your emissions are what I’ve been missing.” | Image: AmoDays

“I’m not jealous. I’m weird!” — Finn the Human

"[singing]I was wrong. Was I wrong? No. Yes... Yes... I was wrong. How could it be? I trusted in my guts, but ended up all nuts. I was wrong. How could it be? Listened to my brain but ended up insane. The melons rolled...over that lady. I went too far. How could it be? [Finn puts his hat back on.] How did I go... too far? — Finn the Human

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"I say creepy is just another label we used to distance ourselves from stuff we don't understand. Or that it reminds us of something in ourselves that we're not comfortable with." — Finn the Human

"You don't need a mirror to know you look good. You're beautiful on the inside. Like...your brain and stuff!" — Finn the Human

“Thanks for being cool and all, but what do ya know about this Magic Man? How do we catch him?” — Finn the Human

Finn the Human’s quote: “Sometimes a man…just has to retrieve his own disc.” | Image: AmoDays

Finn the Human’s quote: “Sometimes a man…just has to retrieve his own disc.” | Image: AmoDays

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“I’m not fallin’ for your junk anymore, lady. You just like saying poop that jacks with my brain.” — Finn the Human

"Hey, Princess Bubblegum, when we bring the dead back to life, will they be filled with worms?” — Finn the Human

“I never knew being fat and lazy was so rewarding!” Finn the Human

"Come on, bro, taking pain is easy. You just have to imagine that every bruise is a hickey from the universe. And everyone wants to get with the universe." — Finn the Human

“What am I talking about?! [Sighs and assumes] PB, I was…. geh…eh.. [Blushes] I was in love with you! Okay?! And you didn’t love me back! Now I’m ready to move on, and it’s like…rrmph!! You’re gonna build me up all over again! Well, I’m done! I’m done.“ — Finn the Human

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 Finn the Human’s quote: “Dating girls is like riding a bicycle. If you mess up, you could get really hurt forever or hurt someone you care about.”| Image: AmoDays

Finn the Human’s quote: “Dating girls is like riding a bicycle. If you mess up, you could get really hurt forever or hurt someone you care about.”| Image: AmoDays

“Tree Trunks! You’re not an adventurer! You nearly got yourself killed—again! Do you wanna die, Tree Trunks? Is that what you think adventurers do? Die, and make all their friends feel terrible ‘cuz they couldn’t save you? — Finn the Human

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"I can't explain why but I never felt this way, and I think we should be together." -— Finn the Human

"Some people just make the world a worse place to be in just by being around, Jake. That’s right, bad apples. ‘Lock ’em all up,’ I say. At the bottom of the ocean, where it’s too dark to see." Finn the Human

"NO!! I just don't want you kissing my toe!" — Finn the Human

"No. I hurt a small, hairy man's wife. I just wanna go home." Finn the Human

Finn the Human’s quote: “With you, I would walk down any road, milady — especially if it leads to the movies.”| Image: AmoDays

Finn the Human’s quote: “With you, I would walk down any road, milady — especially if it leads to the movies.”| Image: AmoDays

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“Is that where creativity comes from? From sad biz?” Finn the Human

“Your wavelengths are my weakness; your emissions are what I’ve been missing.” — Finn the Human

“Everything small is just a smaller version of something big.” — Finn the Human

“Here lies Princess Beautiful. She was so beautiful—but died of baldness?’ Dang it!” — Finn the Human

"Oh yah! Being lumpy is the best!” — Finn the Human

 Finn the Human’s quote: “Ladies and gentlemen—and Princess. I’m here to talk about multidimensional bubbles!” | Image: AmoDays

Finn the Human’s quote: “Ladies and gentlemen—and Princess. I’m here to talk about multidimensional bubbles!” | Image: AmoDays

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“I couldn’t let that old man suffer, Jake. My code of honor wouldn’t allow it.” — Finn the Human

“Homies help homies always.” — Finn the Human

JAKE THE DOG QUOTES

“Sometimes, I think there’s a monster who lives in my stomach, and that’s why I’m hungry all the time.“ Jake the Dog

"It's not easy, but you have to be persistent. You might have to defeat a demon lord or warp through several worlds. But once you do, you walk up the wizard stairs and produce your magic key you got in the water world, and unlock the chamber door. Then, you walk right up to the princess and give her a smooch. ...Does that make sense, dude?" — Jake the Dog

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“I wish for the extinction of all li- for Finn and Jake to go back home to Ooo. Huh? No! Wait! That's not what I wished for!" — Jake the Dog

Jake the Dog's quote: “Guess what, lady? This dirt dog needs a bath!” | Image: AmoDays

Jake the Dog's quote: “Guess what, lady? This dirt dog needs a bath!” | Image: AmoDays

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"Love like theirs will always find a way. It will crawl up all over you and drain your body fluids, poisoning you slowly until you pass out. Circle of life, Finn… circle of life." — Jake the Dog

“I’m gonna rescue all the babies in this town! Only the babies.” — Jake the Dog

"You're just mad at me for being...handsome?" — Jake the Dog

"I love food more than I love people." — Jake the Dog

“That’s okay, buddy. Just dig me a hole, then. Actually, two holes—one for my guts and one for my face, ’cause when I die, my guts are gonna blow out of my face!” — Jake the Dog

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 Jake the Dog's quote: "Being crazy is hard. You’re getting all hung up; all hung up on imaginary problems. You gotta focus on what’s real, man." | Image: AmoDays

Jake the Dog's quote: "Being crazy is hard. You’re getting all hung up; all hung up on imaginary problems. You gotta focus on what’s real, man." | Image: AmoDays

“I am ready to receive instruction from the realm of creation above me for the sandwich I am about to conceive. I am open. Use me.” Jake the Dog

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"Dude, you can’t stay here if you’re gonna stank it up with your bad vibes, man!" — Jake the Dog

“Blanky Me, Finn.” — Jake the Dog

"Guess what, lady? This dirt dog needs a bath!” — Jake the Dog

"You don't just read the poetry to understand it; you got to feel it." — Jake the Dog

Jake the Dog's quote: "Blanky Me, Finn.” | Image: AmoDays

Jake the Dog's quote: "Blanky Me, Finn.” | Image: AmoDays

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"Being crazy is hard. You’re getting all hung up; all hung up on imaginary problems. You gotta focus on what’s real, man." — Jake the Dog

"To live life, you need problems. If you get everything you want the minute you want it, then what's the point of living?" — Jake the Dog

"Your heart may be small, but it's strong as a bull donk."- — Jake the Dog

“You are not an outsider; you wear cute little blue shorts.” — Jake the Dog

“You are crazier than a cannibal tonight.” — Jake the Dog

Jake the Dog's quote: "To live life, you need problems. If you get everything you want the minute you want it, then what's the point of living?" | Image: AmoDays

Jake the Dog's quote: "To live life, you need problems. If you get everything you want the minute you want it, then what's the point of living?" | Image: AmoDays

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"Bad biscuits make the baker broke, bro." - Jake the Dog

"This place is designed to mess you up, to mess with your head. None of this is real. It's all just trials to test your heroic attributes." Jake the Dog

PRINCESS BUBBLEGUM QUOTES

“No, this is wrong. They’re not coming back to life—they’re still dead! The decorpsinator serum—it’s incomplete!” Princess Bubblegum

“This is really, really bad, Finn! You can’t break royal promises! Never, ever, never, no matter what, forever!” — Princess Bubblegum

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"This isn't about some petty love triangle! Flame Princess is physically unstable! Her elemental matrix can't handle the extreme romance! Glob, if Finn tries to kiss her, she'll burn hot, she'll melt right through the planet's crust, down through the molten core!" — Princess Bubblegum

 Princess Bubblegums’ quote: “People get built different. We don’t need to figure it out; we just need to respect it.” |  Image: AmoDays

Princess Bubblegums’ quote: “People get built different. We don’t need to figure it out; we just need to respect it.” | Image: AmoDays

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“Responsibility demands sacrifice.” — Princess Bubblegum

“What you’re feeling is called infatuation. The pain is the product of overvaluing a projected, imaginary relationship with me.” — Princess Bubblegum

“That’s it! The answer was so simple, I was too smart to see it!” — Princess Bubblegum

“People get built different. We don’t need to figure it out; we just need to respect it.” — Princess Bubblegum

“I’m connected to all candy throughout all the galaxies. Once you’re candy, you’ll be part of me, too!” — Princess Bubblegum

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Princess Bubblegum’s quote: “Responsibility demands sacrifice."  | Image: AmoDays

Princess Bubblegum’s quote: “Responsibility demands sacrifice." | Image: AmoDays

LUMPY SPACE PRINCESS QUOTES

“Then if he’s gone, can you send me back to before I met him, so I won’t have to remember this heartache?” – Lumpy Space Princess

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“I’m really, really, sorry, Finn. But, I can’t help you because my parents are horrible idiots.!” — Lumpy Space Princess

“Everybody, get ready to pay attention to me!” — Lumpy Space Princess

"You’re weird and old, and you kidnap princesses." — Lumpy Space Princess

“I’m sorry that you’re starving because I ate all your crops, even though you’re still really fat, and I probably helped you lose some weight.” — Lumpy Space Princess

Lumpy Space Princess’ quote: “I’m sorry that you’re starving because I ate all your crops, even though you’re still really fat, and I probably helped you lose some weight.” |  Image: AmoDays

Lumpy Space Princess’ quote: “I’m sorry that you’re starving because I ate all your crops, even though you’re still really fat, and I probably helped you lose some weight.” | Image: AmoDays

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“I knew that if my parents could see me now, they’d be jealous of how lumpin’ awesome I am.” — Lumpy Space Princess

MARCELINE THE VAMPIRE QUEEN QUOTES

"When I became a vampire, I was just a messed-up kid. Now it’s a thousand years later, and I’m still messed up!" — Marceline the Vampire Queen

“Killing pixies is some hardcore evil.” — Marceline the Vampire Queen

“You know I care about you. I think you’re making the right choice. Your natural lifespan is going to be richer and fuller than you can imagine. And someday, when you die, I’ll be the one that puts you on the ground.” — Marceline the Vampire Queen

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“Let’s go in the garden; you’ll find something waiting right there, where you left it lying upside down. When you finally find it, you’ll see how it’s faded. The underside is lighter when you turn it around. Everything stays right where you left it. Everything stays, but it still changes. Ever so slightly, daily and nightly. In little ways when everything stays.” — Marceline the Vampire Queen

 Hierophant’s quote: “I’m a vampire! Drinking blood is kind of the main thing.” | Image: AmoDays

Hierophant’s quote: “I’m a vampire! Drinking blood is kind of the main thing.” | Image: AmoDays

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THE ICE KING QUOTES

“Y’all are just hating on my steez. I’m not listening to haters.” — The Ice King

“Heh? Stop meddling, boy! You and your magical dog can’t harm me.” — The Ice King

“I’m collecting them all first, to be sure I make the right choice!” — The Ice King

"Marriage is a thing that allows me to capture a princess forever and let her live inside of me. Marriage is the most beautiful thing in the world!" — The Ice King

"We will do nothing but kiss and eat a whole bunch until we get fat and die." — The Ice King

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The Sun’s quote: “You contain the soul memory of a million dead stars.” | Image: AmoDays

The Sun’s quote: “You contain the soul memory of a million dead stars.” | Image: AmoDays

“Ohh, pretty baby wife. You’re the most normal thing in my whole life. We’re like two normal jelly beans sitting at the bottom of the jar, floating in a sea of olives, waiting for somebody to guess how many jellybeans are in the jar, which I mentioned.” — The Ice King

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“Just watch over me until I can find my way out of this labyrinth in my brain and regain my sanity! And then maybe Betty, my princess—maybe you will love me again. Please love me again, Betty!” – The Ice King

QUOTES FROM OTHER "ADVENTURE TIME" CHARACTERS

“I have approximate knowledge of many things.” — Demon Cat

Hello? Eat my tarts? This cosmic dance of bursting decadence and withheld permissions twists all our arms collectively, but if sweetness can win—and it can—then I’ll still be here tomorrow to high-five you yesterday, my friend. Peace.” Royal Tart Toter

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“It has cost me much, but I have learned, lemons need not squeeze lemon to survive!” Soft Lemongrab

 B.M.O’s quote: “When bad things happen, I know you want to believe they are a joke, but sometimes life is scary and dark. That is why e must find the light.” |  Image: AmoDays

B.M.O’s quote: “When bad things happen, I know you want to believe they are a joke, but sometimes life is scary and dark. That is why e must find the light.” | Image: AmoDays

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“It’s hard to step outside yourself when you are enmeshed with another being.” The Fly

"Uh—yes, you got me. To grant your wish, I will have to fill you with the energy of a thousand partying demons. You will become so overloaded with party energy that you’ll demolish everything in your path!” – Party God

"Hey! I know you're here for my magical tears, but you won't have any because I never cry." — Forest Cyclops

“I don’t need to feel like I’m waiting to be noticed. I know who I am, and I’ll know what I want if and when it ever comes along.” — Fionna

“At least for a moment, you helped me feel like a princess!” — Princess Cookie

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 Marceline’s mom's quote: “Something weird might just be something familiar viewed from a different angle.” |  Image: AmoDays

Marceline’s mom's quote: “Something weird might just be something familiar viewed from a different angle.” | Image: AmoDays

“You’re just trying to make me feel sad, so you can steal my tears when I cry, but I’ve got a heart of stone, buddy. I’m evil!!” — Forest Cyclops

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“Poor little Lemonhope. Sweet little Lemonhope. Stuck in this bathroom, thrown in the garbage. Dunked in the pudding, dipped in the porridge. Poor little Lemonhope, throw me a lemon rope. Is there a home for me and my harp? A place where friends give me hugs? There’s no use to mope; there’s no use to hope. No use at all for fragile, precious, darling, baby, poor little Lemonhope.” !” — Lemonhope

“I can’t party-foul the party. I’m the Party God!” — Party God

"Humor is the highest form of intelligence.” – Lamp

“Drop ball is an extremely addictive high-intensity game designed for people everywhere.” — Ghost Man

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The Fly’s quote: “Try to stay calm. Greet your fate with dignity.”  | Image: AmoDays

The Fly’s quote: “Try to stay calm. Greet your fate with dignity.” | Image: AmoDays

"But losing my eyesight was only the beginning of my wonderful change! I started meditating and doing yoga. Now I can ‘see’ with my heart and smell with my soul.” — Xergiok

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“Jake, you have won my favor for being a completely off-the-hook party dog! And because your gut waves please me so, I will grant you one wish. What do you want most in the world?” — Party God

“Ohh, he can’t be caught. He’s got magic. And we’re worthless freaks; we can’t ever beat him! So we’ve gathered here to wallow in our self-pity.” — Gork

“Look, sweetie, someday you’ll be too big to hold. I’m as old as garlic balls. If someone offered to pick me up and carry me, I’d do it in a heartbeat. Take it; we can get it.” — Simon

“I got no time for nobody dancin’ around and actin’ a fool at my expense. I’m Tree Trunks, and people know I’m kind and honest.” — Tree Trunks

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The Duke of Nuts’ quote: “Hey, it’s okay. People make mistakes. It’s all part of growing up, and you never really stop growing.” | Image: AmoDays

The Duke of Nuts’ quote: “Hey, it’s okay. People make mistakes. It’s all part of growing up, and you never really stop growing.” | Image: AmoDays

“I—I think I was visited by aliens again. Uh, every few years, they stop by and show me my hybrid children.” — Tree Trunks

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“You were zapped by Darren the Ancient Sleeper; your dome was cracked, your root beer soaked into the ground! I buried your remains in a mason jar which is now your head, and—an-and now I’m—I’m with Starchy. I’m mean, we’re—we’re legally married. You’re legally dead. Not that I want to sound obsessed with legalities, but I am a lawyer.” — Cherry Cream Soda Girl

“When bad things happen, I know you want to believe they are a joke, but sometimes life is scary and dark. That is why we must find the light.” — BMO

“Everything ahead of us is totally unknown.” — Jake Junior

“Give up, worms! My fighting power is supreme! I’m too freaking legendary for you!” — The Farm

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Ringmaster’s quote: “Too much artsy, not enough fartsy. We talked about this, clown!”  | Image: AmoDays

Ringmaster’s quote: “Too much artsy, not enough fartsy. We talked about this, clown!” | Image: AmoDays

“I’m so sorry about that. You know, we—we secrete stink-oil all day out our awful-sauce glands. You know, I guess I should have warned you. Anyway, let me cut the cheese.” — Mudscamp the Elder

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“Hey, it’s okay. People make mistakes. It’s all part of growing up, and you never really stop growing.” — The Duke of Nuts

“Something weird might just be something familiar viewed from a different angle.” — Marceline’s mom

“Try to stay calm. Greet your fate with dignity.” — The Fly

“Don’t you know I’m a villain? Every night I’m out killin’, sending everyone running like children. I know why you’re mad at me. I’ve got demon eyes, and they’re looking right through your anatomy, into your deepest fears. Baby, I’m not from here; I’m from the Nightosphere. To me, you’re clear, transparent. You got a thing for me, girl; it’s apparent.” — Cole Sanchez

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Rag Wizard’s quote: “Entering a person’s mind can be dangerous.” | Image: AmoDays

Rag Wizard’s quote: “Entering a person’s mind can be dangerous.” | Image: AmoDays

“Too much artsy, not enough fartsy. We talked about this, clown!” — Ringmaster

“I’m a vampire! Drinking blood is kind of the main thing.” — Hierophant

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“Entering a person’s mind can be dangerous.” – Rag Wizard

“They’re gonna put him on trial for my crimes. Ain’t nobody gonna pardon these crimes on my head. Not even the King of Mars! And once he’s dead, my magic juice will return to my body. Flowing through me like moonlight through the ghost dance.” – Magic Man

“Thanks for responding to my call, guys. I’m in a serious pickle, and I mean the bad kind—I mean like, a really smelly brown pickle?” — Prismo

Princess Bubblegum’s quote: “What you’re feeling is called infatuation. The pain is the product of overvaluing a projected, imaginary relationship with me.” | Image: AmoDays

Princess Bubblegum’s quote: “What you’re feeling is called infatuation. The pain is the product of overvaluing a projected, imaginary relationship with me.” | Image: AmoDays

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“You contain the soul memory of a million dead stars.” – The Sun

"Sometimes, you don't cry because you're afraid of real emotion." — Simon

“Simon, I know who I'm leaving you for—you, dumb, dumb!” Betty

Jake the Dog’s quote: "You don't just read the poetry to understand it; you got to feel it."  | Image: AmoDays

Jake the Dog’s quote: "You don't just read the poetry to understand it; you got to feel it." | Image: AmoDays

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If you're wondering whether or not you should watch "Adventure Time," it's good to keep in mind that it has been nominated for three Emmys, and out of those won one in 2013 for "Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation." It was also nominated for a "Critics Choice Television Award" in 2014. It can be an unusual watch, but it's good not to be afraid and rather take a deep dive into its radiant universe.

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