Imperial Guard from Oblivion

    • Meme:
      Stop Right There, Criminal Scum

    • Added:

      Dec 31, 2009 at 12:54PM EST



    • Updated:

      Nov 23, 2020 at 03:16PM EST


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    “Stop Right There, Criminal Scum” is a memorable quote uttered by the Imperial Guard in the 2006 video game Elder Scrolls IV: Oblvion. The guard’s various sayings have inspired a number of different memes, including “Then Pay With Your Blood” and “Stop You’ve Violated the Law.” Online, people use the phrases to express issues with another’s conduct. The phrase is thus used frequently on sites like In addition, there is some evidence that the phrase is used as an interruption-type meme.