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C Blogs of 5/13/10 + Go, Go, Gadget Strykisms!

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My cousin has been watching tons of Inspector Gadget episodes on Netflix. The Disney Channel was playing the movie yesterday afternoon. You'll forgive me if I've got Gadget on the brain.




*- fightmejimmy associates games with key life moments that made me go, "What the f#ck!?"

*- Elsa.

*- P-Dude puts his foot down and declares Jet Grind Radio the be-all, end-all.

*- Double J corrects Chad Concelmo's glaring oversight.

*- Go on. Give 'em a squeeze!


A- Alakaiser has a problem with fake choices.
A- Sequels.
P- Animucast is recording, still has no class whatsover.





C- LawofThermalDynamics is trying to stir the pot. Key word is "try."
C- Is it possible to have a documentary video game?
I- What's cookin', Zenith?


N- Euro Releases: the Tumbleweed Age.
N- Unreal Tournament is still kicking, baby!
V- Cazza will be doing a shank-only run of Dementium II tomorrow night!
T- Section 8 gets Sheppy's stamp of approval.
T- The PSP in the World of Next Tuesday.
T- MrWutsGood doesn't think the Move is gonna do what Sony hopes it'll do.
T- How effective can a Pac-Man "resurrection" be?
T- Mike Wuest is totally cool with Pure.


A- RetroSoldier doodled us up some Pokeymans.
F- Kick-Ass was awesome. Watch your dirty little mouth.
F- Maybe Jamie Foxx could apply some makeup like the Wayans did in White Chicks.





F- Isn't that special.
F- HoodedMiracle wins.
F- You have the magazine in front of you yet you still get the name of the game wrong twice?


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