[Editor's note: XL1ska talks about how he puts on a performance for his friends for his Monthly Musing piece. -- CTZ]
I’m that douchebag. That annoying prick that makes you want to end your life every time you play Xbox Live. I am the reason Xbox Live is a completely unfun and terrible place to interact with others. But I don’t care, because I AM HILARIOUS. Well, not really. Allow me to explain.
Ryan will go on Xbox Live, usually Call of Duty 4, and start up a team deathmatch game. And instead of going with him, I’ll grab the headset. I do all the talking, he does all the playing. We turn the game volume down, put the headset audio through the TV and the fun begins.
Now if it’s a normal game with nice people just trying to play a game, we get the hell out of there. We look for the rooms with the most agitating, immature, and, well, Internetty people we can find. Young kids, ignorant rednecks, Internet tough guys, whatever kind of people that would piss off any normal person in a round of the Duty. Then I get into character.
On a side note, we’ve done the Don’t Kall the Kops bit so much that we actually made a MySpace for the band and I recorded a song to go along with it. So when I give out the MySpace link 100 times in a game, sometimes people actually go and truly believe that this is a real band.
This takes what is typically an alone in the living room scenario, and turns it into an experience that anyone in the room can enjoy. We’ve got the game going and we’ve got me being a retard with everyone in the game getting pissed off. If we get good enough rooms, the momentum lasts us hours and we laugh the goddamn night away. I laugh, the ladies laugh, and we all take a solo experience and turn it into a fun social occasion. The dames go from being bored to being a part of the fun. The women will even give me a line or two to throw into my act that will get a fantastic reaction from the players. They may not be playing the game, but they’re joining in on the fun. It’s all four of us together, having an incredibly fun night.
And don’t even get me started on the time we let the ladies get on the headset and made a group of boys uncontrollably horny, to the point that a 12-year-old sent us a voice message saying “Wanna make the cum fly?”
(You can go to my YouTube page to check out more videos of me on Xbox Live, including me as the Jewish father Herschel).