Bungie has some secretive gibberish on their front page

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People like to be teased. It’s a simple fact. Case in point: on Bungie’s website, there is a post dated 9/22 with the title “Pardon Our Dust” and a whole bunch of random text. For your perusal, here it is:

<\\> UNSC OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE
<\\> TAC-OPS LOGISTICS DATABASE [ONI.SEC.PRTCL-1A]              
<\ * PRIORITY! * RESOURCE RE-ALLOCATION REQUEST
>> SENT: [DARE.V.500341(S1)]
>> RECEIVED: HEAVY CRUISER “SAY MY NAME” [SMN.ACTUAL]                                                                
\ PARTIAL VTT TRANSCRIPT AS FOLLOWS…                  
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “The situation on the ground isn’t my concern.”                
[DARE.V.500341(S1)]: “I understand, Admiral. But I need –“
[EXPLOSION (4.0098s)]
[SMN.UNKNOWN]:[UNINTELLIGIBLE > PANIC(?)]
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “Empty archer pods six through twelve!”
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “Ready the MAC, and come about!”
[SMN.UNKNOWN]:[UNINTELLIGIBLE > INSUBORDINATION(?)]
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “It may have passed us, Lieutenant, but it’s still in range.”
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “Come about. And shoot it in the ass.”
[EXPLOSION (2.3482s)]
[STATIC (3.8761s)]
[SMN.UNKNOWN]:[UNINTELLIGIBLE > COMPLIANCE(?)]
[DARE.V.500341(S1)]: “Admiral, about my squad?”
[DARE.V.500341(S1)]: “I’ve forwarded their NCO’s name to your –“
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “Enough, Captain!”
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “If I survive this attack…”
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “I will deploy per my orders from Fleet HQ!”
[DARE.V.500341(S1)]: “Sir. I don’t report to Fleet.”
[DARE.V.500341(S1)]: “And the men I want? Now they don’t either.”
[DARE.V.500341(S1)]: “Please. Read my request.”
[STATIC (2.8179s)]
[EXPLOSION (3.0194s)]
[STATIC (7.4501s)]
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “Didn’t think you S1 types ever left your cave.”
[DARE.V.500341(S1)]: “Desperate times…”
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “Alright, Captain. You’ve got your squad.”
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “If I survive the attack.”
[EXPLOSION (2.9016s)]
[SMN.ACTUAL]: “And right now? That’ll take a genuine act of God.”
[DARE.V.500341(S1)]: “I’ll see what I can do.”
\ ~ REQUEST COMPLETE
\ DATABASE CLOSED \>
Listeners of RetroForceGO! know I am no fan of Bungie games, so I can’t pretend I’m waiting on this one with baited breath, but I do know it could mean something great for a lot of gamers who love their work. Just what though, I couldn’t say (although our cbloggers are already hard at work to crack the case). Any ideas as to what this mysterious message may mean?
 
[Thanks, Adam]


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