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I am looking for a cartoon, old one, with virtual reality?

The "incoming game" motif - especially the description as purplish blocks - reminds me a great deal of ReBoot (1994) (link on IMDb). I'm pretty sure Enzo had a flying board like you ...
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Cartoon movie where humans go to a new world and are treated like gods, play in a soccer-like game

This sounds like The Road to El Dorado to me. The soccer match is exactly as you describe with the perpendicular hoops, and I believe there is an armadillo like creature that rolls up into a ball to ...
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Help identify a 90's sci-fi cartoon - main character with a name from greek mythology(?)

Could it be Ulysses 31? Its original release was 26 half hour episodes shown from October 10, 1981 to April 3, 1982, but indeed, Wikipedia lists broadcasts in the UK from 1985 to 2009. It was a French-...
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Five teens have rings that give them elemental powers

The show you describe sounds exactly like Captain Planet and the Planeteers 5 young adults who were given rings that when combined with a mantra, summoned Captain Planet Show was very much about ...
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Cartoon in the 90s-00s with a scene of a short haired woman dancing

This seems to be the scene you're thinking of: It's not actually from a series at all, but rather from the music video of Pearl Jam's song "Do the Evolution". According to the Wikipedia entry on ...
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80's/90's superhero cartoon with a man on fire and a man who made ice runways like Frozone

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981 - 1986) In this series, Spider-Man forms a close friendship and alliance with two superheroes, Iceman and Firestar. Together, the group, informally known as &...
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Cartoon with a duck and pig travelling around in a spaceship

This sounds like Duck Dodgers from 2003. The spaceship captain/hero is Daffy Duck, the sidekick is Porky Pig. It could also be its 1953 predecessor: "Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century".
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Did the original Thundercats cartoon take place on Earth?

IO9 wrote about this earlier this year, concluding that "Third Earth" is actually just our Earth, far in the future. 3) There were actually plenty of humans on the show. While the ThunderCats ...
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Futuristic Cartoon from 80s-90s

Skysurfer Strike Force aired from 1995 to 1996 with reruns from 1999 to 2000. Based on your description, you've remembered this with amazing accuracy. The main characters, the Skysurfers are a very ...
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Cartoon with talking animals on a floating volcano powered island

Noah's Island (1997 - 1999) The series focused on the adventures of a community of animals on a floating island that was originally part of the Canadian Coastline before being struck by a flaming ...
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In the world of Pokemon, how come the same attack has a different effect on a Pokemon in different episodes?

Freezing isn't affected by type... The frozen status condition can be inflicted on any Pokémon who isn't an Ice-type themselves, whether or not they are resistant to Ice-type attacks While Fire-types ...
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Animated movie (or series). A robot gives someone a flower. Floating islands

Could this be Laputa: Castle in the Sky? Floating islands, check. Robot giving someone a flower, check.
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Sci-fi cartoon show with an elite soldiers group

Some elements of your description match with The Centurions, an animations series + associated toy line dating back to the 80s: It had a group of men and a woman who were part of some special elite ...
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70's-80's animated series, main character named Blue, who was possibly the last man

This is Blue, Child of the Earth, an obscure (and I mean obscure) French cartoon from the 80's. I remember a line from the title song as "Blue, the future lies (or rests) with you!" You can watch ...
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Trying to find a 1980's cartoon about cowboys and aliens

This is BraveStarr, which aired from 1987 to 1988 and which was produced by Filmation Studios. The cowboy in question was Marshal BraveStarr. It took place on a distant planet called New Texas. ...
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In the world of Pokemon, how come the same attack has a different effect on a Pokemon in different episodes?

Because Max is wrong Charizard is a fire type, but he's also a flying type. Ice type moves are not very effective against fire types, but they are super effective against flying types. As such, an ice ...
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Cartoon/anime about a giant robotic fish in the sky

Aero Troopers (2003)? From the jacket below, which features a robotic-looking fish (and what do you know, it's got Mark Hamill in it!): In a world beyond imagination where fantastic tree villages ...
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Trying to find a ship from an '80s cartoon

It is the X-Bomber from Star Fleet. The exact moment that was stuck in my head (at 11:31): And it is a weapon, not ramp... lol. This shows you how faded the memory was!...
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1980s or 1990s animated film featuring robots or mechs, an abandoned city with skyscrapers, and a desert-like setting with a cliff

Could it be Robot Carnival? The one segment, Nightmare, has various robots walking through a city: There is at one point a round chicken-like robot in the segment. Another section of the movie (A ...
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80s-90s (?) cartoon about a werewolf - something like Scooby Doo knock off

Fangface (1978 - 1980) Highly derivative of Scooby-Doo (which was also created by Ruby and Spears) with a bit of the Tasmanian Devil and I Was A Teenage Werewolf thrown in, Fangface features ...
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Cartoon with talking animals on a floating volcano powered island

I also remember watching this show in the 90's. The cartoon is the European Noah's Island where a group of talking animals discover a floating island that can be steered by directing lava through ...
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A cartoon/anime with a blonde-haired boy with blue eyes and his father(?), they're looking for 7 gems/diamonds

I believe this is Deltora Quest The evil Shadow Lord has taken control of the kingdom of Deltora and has driven the land and its people into misfortune and suffering. Lief, the son of a blacksmith, ...
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What cartoon features a giant origami crane (and possibly a flying bed) brought to life?

This sounds very much like The Wonderful Wizard of Oz TVseries from 1986. It is a loose adaption of the first four books about the land of Oz. The part about the flying bed especially comes from the ...
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80s Cartoon like Scooby-Doo but with an invisible dog

Goober and the Ghost Chasers It ran for one season consisting of sixteen episodes in 1973. It is very similar to Scooby-Doo and was created by the same production studio, Hanna-Barbera Productions. ...
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Cartoon series from the 90's with a Star Wars feel and a toy that allowed you to 'take part' in the fight on screen

I also think it's Captain Power, except that there ARE Captain Power cartoons: the VHS casettes "Future Forces Training," "Bio Dread Strike Mission," and "Raid on Volcania." They're fixtures of my ...
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Childrens‘ cartoon: Teenager astronaut lands on a planet with 2D people

This might be "Második Dimenzió" ("Flat Planet"), an episode of the Hungarian cartoon series, Mézga Aladár különös kalandjai (The Adventures of Aladár Mézga). The series itself was ...
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Animated superhero parody with humanoid snail antagonist and a pursuit scene

This is almost definitely episode #12 of Rat-Man, an Italian animated series first aired in 2008 sharing the main characters (but little else) with the Italian comic having the same name. The whole ...
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80s Cartoons with three robots with "screen" heads one white, one yellow and one red

This is The Telebugs (1986-7) The Telebugs is a British cartoon from the 1980s about the adventures of three robots with televisions for heads. The Telebugs were a hi-tech trio of merry monitored ...
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VHS cartoon with a cat-shaped hot air balloon called the Kitcataloon(sp): "It looks like a cat but it flies like a balloon!"

Billy Comeau's 1985 Monster Hits: Who's Afraid of the Dark is likely the case, with the musical release it's based off of being Captain Billy and the Cataloon Crew, Monster Hits. The "Dracula ...
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