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Cblogs of 01/01/10 + Mousisms

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Now that Christmas and New Year are both over, we reach that slightly depressing period where you realise you have another year before you can do anything like that again.

If you read last Friday's recap you'd have heard that I was experiencing some technocal difficulties with my family. Well it's all ok. My dad didn't have a heart attack and my uncle hasn't touched a drink since then which is a good sign, I suppose.

Anyway, this was a pretty slow day for the blogs. Expect some FNF's, a few topsauces and "noggetits".



*-Topsauced for the Necros hating.

*-There were some other things in BFelds blog, but the most important thing is that Samit has finaly, FINNALY played Portal.

*-Gitaroo Man is apparently a game you NEED to play.

*-Do you want to know what people played in 2009? Better check out this list by Necros.

*-Here is Part 2 of that list.

*-Obscurer Tribune is up again.



A-Torzelan blogs about his resolutions.
A-Bluexy has been struggling to play all of the great games of 2009.
M-For his first blog, Enkido does a love/hate about DLC.


NO.



F-360 FNF, with added Nils.
F-PS3 FNF. I see some "friendly competition" between Elsa and Jimbo.
I-Welcome, L G Jargon! At least someone managed to keep up their resolution.
I-Welcome, Stronstad!



R-RetroSoldier does a review of Resident Evil 5
T-TSureth tells us what he played in 2009 and boy is that a big list...
T-Lester37 wants YOU to tell him what to play.


Nothing here, surprisingly.



V-ShiMuNi - hosted, as always, by Genki-Jam.
?-CLP posted a "Happy New Year" blog but didn't put a title on it. I've linked to his profile.
C-A Happy New Year to you too.
NVGR- Animated Toupee blogs about Doctor Who, which I know nothing about.



F-If this wasn't a drunk blog I would have topsauced it just because of the word noggertits.

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