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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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Last week, in the quick posts of Destructoid's community, we saw the rise and fall of community manager Wesley J. Russow. He rose to prominence with his immutable power, only to see it come crashing down as the working class clambered beneath him and tore him down. Truly, the life and times of Westopher G. Raggamuffins was a lesson in live fast, burn hot, crash spectacularly.

Wes went from community darling to lovable despot over the course of a few days. It was a thing of beauty to behold. Truly, nothing is better to witness than a real-life heel turn. Wrestling is nothing without these terms after all. A "Face" is a good guy wrestler who fights the man, stands up for the little guy, and fights fairly while still winning. A "Heel", on the other hand, is a despicable, dastardly villain or even anti-hero. I loved Kurt Angle's antics as this gold medal Olympic winner turned wrestler who wasn't necessarily as likable as his gold medals imply. I loved hating that guy! A good heel is fun to hate, and there's nothing quite like the gasp of shock when watching the turn, when a face uses dirty tricks and turns into a heel.

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