Quote Originally Posted by Phantom-like Menace
Not to mention it likely paints them into the corner where no one is going to be happy with the resolution.
"Kids, I have something to tell you... Aunt Robin is your mother. That's right, the question of how I met your mother, I answered it when we first started talking about this whole thing. No, I can't explain why I've been calling her 'aunt' Robin to you all this time, shut up!"

The great thing about Barney is that he's just like Neil Patrick Harris' character from Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle (where he played Neil Patrick Harris) except without the drugs and success.