Note: iOS 9 + Facebook users w/ trouble scrolling: #super sorry# we hope to fix it asap. In the meantime Chrome Mobile is a reach around
hot  /  reviews  /  videos  /  cblogs  /  qposts


mrandydixon blog header photo

mrandydixon's blog

  Make changes   Set it live in the post manager. Need help? There are FAQs at the bottom of the editor.
mrandydixon avatar 7:21 PM on 07.05.2011  (server time)
Leveling up: I'm your new US Community Manager!

When I created my Destructoid account back in 2009, I never dreamed I'd be writing this blog. Hell, come to think of it, I never dreamed I'd be writing any blogs.

You see, my Dtoid career -- like many of yours, no doubt -- started as a front page commenter. My RSS fed me articles, and I gobbled them up like that big sand boner from Tremors gobbled people. Saw an article I thought was cool? I wrote, "Cool!" Saw something I didn't agree with? I wrote, "Jim Sterling is fat."

And that -- plus a generous peppering of boners and hahahahahas amongst the cblogs -- was the extent of my involvement.

It wasn't until much later, when I took the plunge and wrote my very first blog, that I truly realized what an amazing community this place had cultivated. Since then, I've become an active participant in Friday Night Fights, sent in countless news tips, commented on more front page articles, cblogs and forum threads than I can count, stalked the editors and writers on Twitter, donned every Dtoid shirt I could get my hands on, performed embarassing acts with a little, green, bobble-headed man, and enjoyed the company of some of the best friends I've ever had the pleasure of knowing.

Not shown: my friends.

To claim that I simply love this place would be doing it a disservice; it is literally an integral part of my day-to-day life, so much so that I feel genuinely homesick when I am away for too long. So believe me when I say that I was both humbled and overjoyed when Hamza called me this morning and offered the job of US Community Manager!

My role here will change only slightly. It will remain my goal to make Destructoid a positive experience for current members and new blood alike, and to lead by example as an active, encouraging and helpful community member. In addition, Iíll be lending my hand on the front page where needed, as well as helping out with official Dtoid events when asked.

Oh, and I got to change my pic to black and white and have my name put in caps. So thereís that, too :)

Destructoid has meant so much to so many throughout the years, and I am thankful and honored to finally be able to give back to the place that has given so much to me. Thank you all for making this the greatest goddamn site on the web, and for giving me an excuse to spend all day, every day talking about videogames.

<3 and boners,
Mr Andy Dixon

   Reply via cblogs

Get comment replies by email.     settings

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*]   to your security software's whitelist.

Back to Top

We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -