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Cblogs of 11/06/09 + Angry Mousisms

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I hate myself.

Imagine my rage and frustration. I had almost finished these recaps, in fact I had just typed in FPoTD. Then my hand slipped and I hit the back button. All my work magically vanished in the blink of an eye. Learn from my experience, always type up your blogs in word.

This week, in my life, I walked into a wall, tripped over a sock, and cut myself with a butter knife. It was not a good week.

Saturday was SilverDragons birthday. If you want to wish him a good one go here.

Look we're wasting time, let's move onto the recaps.


*-The Okami nerd, I mean Mk, writes a blog about Okami.

*-What can I say, I enjoyed this blog.

*-This dude speaks the truth.

*-Expect all future kauza posts to be topsauced.

*-Quite the read! Everyone on Dtoid should write a blog as long and interesting as this.

*-Ending the topsauce with an AWESOME!


A-Ack has been having lotsa fun with FPS's.

A-I can't even remember the last time I played Sailor Moon.

A-Defending Ellis. Sounds like a TV show.

A-I agree with this dude.

S-Tubatic's weekly blog - Tubaticisms.

S-This could actually be a good idea.

P-Drunkcast is recording. Blehman, if you're reading this, I haven't seen you in ages and I miss you...


Nope, you get nothing.



E-I wish I could have gone to this.

F-Euro FNF. This is the third week in a row I've said the same thing for this.

F-PS3 FNF. Again, third week in a row, bitch!

S-A truly terrifying story.


N-If this is real, I have no faith in the education system anymore.

R-Boderlands review.

T-"I am your father"- literally the only quote I know from Star Wars.

$-UK gamers rejoice! The weekly deals have arrived!


S-DO WANT!!!

M-Dtunes - JT IceFire is your main man.

F-I think this goes under film... 4 recaps in and I'm still acting like a n00b...


L-A funny top ten.

V-A funtastic video.

?-A week wouldn't be complete without my complete misunderstanding of a blog that is probably simple to understand.

?-I sense anger in your words... Don't worry, I'm angry too.


F-According to this guy, 7.5 is "abysmally low".


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