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LONG BLOG

Cblogs of 10/23/09 + Lateisms

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I'm very sorry that this is up so late guys. This was due to a misunderstanding at Recap HQ. Feel free to pelt me with fruit in the comments, it won't happen again... probably...

This week, in my life, I had 3 teeth removed, got Fallout 3 GOTY edition and a haircut. Guess what the most awesome thing was?

Anyway, now that I've explained myself and moaned about my life, it's time to move onto Friday's recaps. Enjoy!


*-Here's a hint: If you want to get topsauced on a Friday, blog about Fallout 3.

*-"Anthony Burch is an asshole" made this blog for me.

*-I'm pretty sure everyone here can sympathesise with Elsa.

*- DOUBLE DOWN!!!

*- Kauza writes an awesome blog, as always.

*-I'm legally obliged to give a fellow recapper a topsauce. Not really, but this is an awesome blog all the same.

*-I've never given so many topsauces in all my time.

*-I'm getting stupider as well.


A- Apparently, Kanji is very powerful in Persona 4. I always thought Kanji had something to do with Japanese writing, but there you go.

A- I completely disagree with your views, but your blog is well written.

A-Everyone is talking about Boderlands, except for me.

A-When I saw the words, "Playing with a new toy" I thought of something else...

A-Not really in to trading cards, but Disgaea IS awesome.

S- Some RPG musings by the RBinator.


No contests today.


F- Euro FNF.

F- PS3 FNF

I- Everyone, give a warm welcome to Shellsh0cker.


R- An entertaining review of Gunnar Optiks Paralex.

R- Arkham Asylum review.

R- A Boderlands Review

R- A Coil Review.

T-An update on MW2 server petition.

$-If you, like me, live in the UK and need a bargain, you'll probably find this useful.


A- The only thing missing from this is a childishly drawn penis.

M- Hooray for music!

S- I want one of those!


L- This and your username are hilarious.

?- What is this I don't even

?- As I was typing this, I fell off my chair.


F- Come one, come all. See fail in its natural habitat.

F- Spam. Do not read.

F-Let's be honest. Do I say awesome too much?

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