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Cblogs of 2009/06/29 and ScottyGasms

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Once again, amidst all the arguing currently going on in IRC (usual stuff... people who can't take a joke and people who can't drop a matter), another Monday comes to a close. I for one and very thankful that it's over. I'll feel the same way about tomorrow too as Wednesday is Canada Day. Woo!

bushofghosts, I feel your pain. The whole regional thing MS has going with their XBL accounts and points is total bullshit, and haven't been able to get a straight answer from them yet as to why they do it. Thankfully I was able to (on the advice of MS support) to get ahold of the seller and get my refund since it doesn't really say anywhere that I can't use it. Still though. :(

And on a final note before collapsing to bed, and I'm going to be very polite here, SilverDragon1979 is frankly just wrong and really needs to remove the retro-goggles. Not to say the old days sucked as they were pretty awesome too, but I do not believe for one second that the quality of the community or the cblogs has gone down. Just because you don't know the frequent/good/bad cbloggers anymore doesn't mean they aren't as good.


*- The latest installment of dtoid community discusses focuses on AAA titles
*- A very funny and unique review of the Conduit


S- Episode two of STFUAJPGM! GET!
P- Episode 16 of Backwards Compatible podcast is available!
M- Keisal may have just got Rev's seal of approval
M- Heh, I had those same moments in Z&W Dexter345
S- What'd you get this week?
M- Tubatic would like more games to focus on doing clever mechanics well


C- I feel for ya bushofghosts, that whole region crap MS puts on XBL stuff is bullshit
W- Kauza brings us Fallout 3 contest reminder, and love. Dawww...


C- alexBunchOfNumbers wonders what makes an "acceptable" cblog post and amazingly an actual discussion ensued
C- I'm sorry, but like Molotov said nicely written but I'm sick of hearing about this. And there no way that woman is only 50 feet tall
S- A good friend did the same thing with FFXII: hated it at first, but played it awhile later and now loves it
E- I think it's worth losing a dtoid panel at SGC if we get sexual favours from uncle Jimmles
S- Jesus... sounds like walkyourpath has a pretty awesome wife... All the girls I date kept waiting for me to grow out of video games... in favour of watching tv together all evening...
S- HA! megaStryke's mall pictures find their way into the US News!
C- I've always thought of it as being 0-10, which irc has informed me is an 11 point scale
S- As awesome as these are, thank god they aren't real or Scribblenauts would get sued into oblivion


T- How do you just "fall upon" an MMO's homepage?
T- The moral? Don't play with norm9 on your team
T- HydeGFF considers the gaming industry approaching critical mass
T- Actually... that's kind of a cool idea. I agree though... timers suck
D- That... was amazing... and there was some really fancy footwork in the video too :D
T- Velt's thoughts on Starcraft II lacking LAN support
D- I'm not sure CWal37, but I opted in too just in case :D


C- I still think Tanukitsune's missing the point of playing games (I didn't think you "beat" Peggle...), but it isn't fail this time
R- Might've been fail, but those are some awesome pictures
S- I honestly think the cblogs are as good as ever... just the faces keep changing. This one is questionable though :P


F- Sorry, but when you ask what is an acceptable cblog then follow it up with one that you didn't even bother to proofread...
F- Yeah, please stop directing this stuff to the forums. This wouldn't cut it there either

- ScottyG <3
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