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Fish
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Have fun stormin the castle!
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I'm beginning to think that there is nothing that can't be made better by a reference to Blink. Thank you.
Toggle Commented Jul 2, 2010 on never forget your roots at WWdN: In Exile
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Fuck! Fuck! A thousand times fuck! I'm flying out on Sunday. Bugger.
Toggle Commented Aug 14, 2009 on announcing THE AWESOME HOUR!!1 at WWdN: In Exile
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This was a good trip for you. Your writing is a lot more joyful and free lately, and it seems as though it's a direct result of this trip. Rock on!
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This was a good trip for you. Your writing is a lot more joyful and free lately, and it seems as though it's a direct result of this trip. Rock on!
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Ok, the Total Recall reference made me laugh out loud. But good stuff! I'm glad you have your pert little button nose back.
Toggle Commented Feb 28, 2008 on breathe . . . breathe in the air at WWdN: In Exile
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Ok, the Total Recall reference made me laugh out loud. But good stuff! I'm glad you have your pert little button nose back.
Toggle Commented Feb 28, 2008 on breathe . . . breathe in the air at WWdN: In Exile
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HR Pufnstuf and Mayor McCheese look so similar that when I was a wee lad I thought they were the same character. I always wondered why Mayor McCheese was the breakout star of the McDonald's commercials and got his own show.
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2008 on on a routine expedition at WWdN: In Exile
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HR Pufnstuf and Mayor McCheese look so similar that when I was a wee lad I thought they were the same character. I always wondered why Mayor McCheese was the breakout star of the McDonald's commercials and got his own show.
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2008 on on a routine expedition at WWdN: In Exile
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Math IS hard. Let's go shooting.
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Math IS hard. Let's go shooting.
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Every now and then in LA there is that flaming sky thing going on. I don't see it in Chicago very much (or at all), and I kind of miss it.
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2007 on magic hour at WWdN: In Exile
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Every now and then in LA there is that flaming sky thing going on. I don't see it in Chicago very much (or at all), and I kind of miss it.
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2007 on magic hour at WWdN: In Exile
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Genesis of the Daleks is the gold standard of Dr. Who. If you're going to be introduced to the world of The Doctor, that's where you should start. Keep in mind that nothing else compares in quite the same way. Tom Baker is the favorite of a lot of people. I personally prefer Jon Pertwee (Doctor #3), but I still think of Tom Baker when someone says Doctor Who. Unlike a lot of the folks here, I thought Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy were pretty cool (McCoy is bordering on favorite status). The writing on Sylvester McCoy's stuff was really well done, but there is little question that the height of Doctor Who in terms of its unique flavor happened during Tom Baker's reign (right around Sarah's and Leela's tenure as companions). Sontarans rarely entered into the book of greatest villains, although they are pretty strong. It's pretty much always been Daleks vs Cybermen. Regarding the new series, Christopher Eccleston could have become a favorite if he'd lasted. David Tennant is kind of irritating (he reminds me a bit too much of a pop-culture version of Peter Davison), but I haven't seen any of the third season yet.
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2007 on genesis of the daleks at WWdN: In Exile
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Genesis of the Daleks is the gold standard of Dr. Who. If you're going to be introduced to the world of The Doctor, that's where you should start. Keep in mind that nothing else compares in quite the same way. Tom Baker is the favorite of a lot of people. I personally prefer Jon Pertwee (Doctor #3), but I still think of Tom Baker when someone says Doctor Who. Unlike a lot of the folks here, I thought Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy were pretty cool (McCoy is bordering on favorite status). The writing on Sylvester McCoy's stuff was really well done, but there is little question that the height of Doctor Who in terms of its unique flavor happened during Tom Baker's reign (right around Sarah's and Leela's tenure as companions). Sontarans rarely entered into the book of greatest villains, although they are pretty strong. It's pretty much always been Daleks vs Cybermen. Regarding the new series, Christopher Eccleston could have become a favorite if he'd lasted. David Tennant is kind of irritating (he reminds me a bit too much of a pop-culture version of Peter Davison), but I haven't seen any of the third season yet.
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2007 on genesis of the daleks at WWdN: In Exile
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Heh... I just did that for the first time a few days ago. I saw that a friend was online, and we coordinated when we could hook up for some Team Fortress 2 (A huge kick in the pants, I might add). I found myself pacing about the living room with the controller, exactly as if I was talking to him on the phone.
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Heh... I just did that for the first time a few days ago. I saw that a friend was online, and we coordinated when we could hook up for some Team Fortress 2 (A huge kick in the pants, I might add). I found myself pacing about the living room with the controller, exactly as if I was talking to him on the phone.
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Again I say, good work. Again I say, preaching to the choir.
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Again I say, good work. Again I say, preaching to the choir.
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I'd also go for a couple (or more) wireless controllers, and a charger that hooks to the Xbox (not the quick charger, but the one that allows you to keep playing while charging). Also, I highly recommend Burnout: Revenge. It's a good release after a nasty commute (of course, living in LA, when do you ever have a bad commute?). Let me know when/if you get on Live. My Live name is Mighty Fish.
Toggle Commented Aug 28, 2007 on must. have. bioshock. at WWdN: In Exile
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I'd also go for a couple (or more) wireless controllers, and a charger that hooks to the Xbox (not the quick charger, but the one that allows you to keep playing while charging). Also, I highly recommend Burnout: Revenge. It's a good release after a nasty commute (of course, living in LA, when do you ever have a bad commute?). Let me know when/if you get on Live. My Live name is Mighty Fish.
Toggle Commented Aug 28, 2007 on must. have. bioshock. at WWdN: In Exile
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It w2as a good speech, if a bit too much "preaching to the choir." Gamers already know we're not killers-to-be. Also, there's a real live actual '80s arcade in the northern 'burbs of Chicago. They do have the DDR and racing games, but in the back they have a lot of classic '80s titles. Also, it's a nickel arcade, so if you just want to play Ms. Pac-Man four several hours, it'll only cost you a few dollars. And yes, there's a lot of kids that hang out there, being all social gamers and suchlike.
Toggle Commented Aug 28, 2007 on PAX FTW at WWdN: In Exile
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It w2as a good speech, if a bit too much "preaching to the choir." Gamers already know we're not killers-to-be. Also, there's a real live actual '80s arcade in the northern 'burbs of Chicago. They do have the DDR and racing games, but in the back they have a lot of classic '80s titles. Also, it's a nickel arcade, so if you just want to play Ms. Pac-Man four several hours, it'll only cost you a few dollars. And yes, there's a lot of kids that hang out there, being all social gamers and suchlike.
Toggle Commented Aug 28, 2007 on PAX FTW at WWdN: In Exile
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Heh. Angry with rage.
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2007 on this is why television sucks at WWdN: In Exile
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Heh. Angry with rage.
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2007 on this is why television sucks at WWdN: In Exile
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Ha! Shoes and gourds! There's a moderately obscure reference (and one of the best-shot sequences in that film, from a cinematography standpoint)!
Toggle Commented Jul 30, 2007 on Nerd Prom 2007: Day Two in Brief at WWdN: In Exile
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