It seems equally likely that their appearance is a reference to Star Fragments from Spirit Tracks, if not moreso. --AuronKaizer! 01:38, November 23, 2011 (UTC)

Agreed. --EveryDayJoe45 (talk) 01:43, November 23, 2011 (UTC)
Forgot about star fragments, that should be on the page more than the star bits. – zzi 01:45, November 23, 2011 (UTC)

Actually, Gratitude Crystals, Star Bits from SMG, and Star Fragments from ST all appear to be based on konpeitō, a Japanese hard sugar candy. These are very popular in Japan and are often given as thank-you gifts. They have a very distinctive shape which is matched by all of these in-game objects. I don't know if there's any official word from Nintendo on this, but I've seen the konpeitō comparison made quite a few times. KawaTsuyo (Talk) 09:31, November 14, 2013 (UTC)

Side-quest retrieved crystals

I honestly think we should have a section briefly explaining how to get the gratitude crystals, or at least where to start the sidequests. If we have boss strategies, how to obtain items, etc, then we should at least put up a brief explanation for these. Do you think that it's better that the wiki isn't a giant walkthrough? ScatheeLink standing ALTTP 05:42, December 3, 2011 (UTC)

That should probably be relegated to its own sidequest page (i.e. Quest for Biggoron's Sword) or relegated to a game-specific secrets page rather than be listed here. --AuronKaizer! 09:09, December 3, 2011 (UTC)
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