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Where's Vault Boy? NSF56K?

SzechuanosaurusSzechuanosaurus Registered User, ClubPA regular
edited February 2009 in Singularity Engine++
WHERE'S VAULT BOY?

We all pretend that Fallout 3 is an RPG, or an FPS, or an FPSRPG, or a post-apocalyptic-trading-sim but really deep down, we all know that it's just a game about collecting Vault Boy bobble-heads. Trudging through the wastelands for days, stumbling across the remains of human settlements, frantically searching high and low for that little blonde-haired guy in the blue jump-suit and ignoring anything that might actually aid in survival.

Well, those bobble-heads are real actual things so why are we restricting our head-hunting to an in-game activity? Plenty of people have bobble-heads and a suitable post-apocalyptic environment is never far from home, or work. Put two and two together and you end up with a passable way for me - and maybe you - to waste time at work.

Peruse these scenes of destruction. What happened here? Was it a nuclear war or perhaps a mutant flu virus? Never mind that now, that's not important any more. Where the hell are the vault boy bobble heads? They must be around here somewhere...

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Humour me - if you've got a collectors edition of Fallout 3, find a suitable post-apocalyptic environment (your bedroom/kitchen/bathroom/livingroom/sewer/abandoned mental hospital), hide your Vault Boy bobble head in plain view, take a pic and upload it. Bonus points if you come back with radiation poisoning so I can do some tests for my research.

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  • edited February 2009
    I see Vault Boy!

  • MysstMysst King Monkey of Hedonism IslandRegistered User regular
    edited February 2009
    oh I thought I was supposed to find them and then tell you where they were.

  • SzechuanosaurusSzechuanosaurus Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2009
    Well, you can do that too. I mean, that's sort of the point. Although there's no prizes suckah.

    Don't spoil it for the other kids, I guess.

  • PkmoutlPkmoutl Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    I wanted one, but they were all out.

    So I hereby refuse to play out of jealousy.

    He's on that table.

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  • MeizMeiz Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    This is the most wonderful idea anyone's ever come up with.

  • Cojo MojoCojo Mojo Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    so if you stare long enough you see a duck right?

  • SzechuanosaurusSzechuanosaurus Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2009
    Pkmoutl wrote: »
    I wanted one, but they were all out.

    So I hereby refuse to play out of jealousy.

    He's on that table.

    Hey, it's pkmoutl. Hey pkmoutl.

    All these guys got bobble heads they don't want no mo

  • PkmoutlPkmoutl Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    It's a schooner

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  • PkmoutlPkmoutl Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Pkmoutl wrote: »
    I wanted one, but they were all out.

    So I hereby refuse to play out of jealousy.

    He's on that table.

    Hey, it's pkmoutl. Hey pkmoutl.

    All these guys got bobble heads they don't want no mo

    Isn't getting a used bobble head like getting a used....uh...

    Yeah, I got nothing.

    My wife got me F3 for xmas, and she wanted the special edition with the bobble heads, but they were all out, and she didn't want to piss around and have to keep going back to see when they got more in, since the guy couldn't give her a straight answer to, "when will you get more in?"

    Ah, retail employees.

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  • MeizMeiz Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    I've found all 4.

    Make it a little more challenging now.

    I would but I have no vault boy.

  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    CAN YOU SPOT VAULT BOY IN POOR LIGHTING AND THE HELLSCAPE THAT IS MY DESK

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    e: wow that is even worse than i thought, goddamn, iphone camera

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  • PkmoutlPkmoutl Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    No, but I see a copy of Catch-22.

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  • FutoreFutore Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    I have that same copy. it's right in front of me. i need to read it

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  • AbracadanielAbracadaniel Certified BrimperRegistered User regular
    edited February 2009
    what OS is that, teefs?

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  • FutoreFutore Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    PS3

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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    Yeah, PS3

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  • FutoreFutore Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    okay that was just weird of me. i am posting too much now. i think i'm going to go sleep through the day

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  • Cojo MojoCojo Mojo Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    hey look

    my post is in that picture

    neeto

  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    okay so how about my unmade bed with clothes from a day ago on it:

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  • MysstMysst King Monkey of Hedonism IslandRegistered User regular
    edited February 2009
    salmon sheets, teef?

    hmm.

  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    its closer to standard orange

    the camera sucks

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  • StaleStale Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
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    Go Go Shaky Camera Shot!!!

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  • MarathonMarathon Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    he looks so cozy

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  • FutoreFutore Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    your clothing is making a heart

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  • FutoreFutore Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Stale can I have that Mac please?

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  • CrackedLensCrackedLens Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    stale

    that nerf maverick is in a completely non strategic position

    what if terrorist raid your office?

    you'll never be able to reach the gun in time

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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    okay i am awful for laughing at my own picture but he's still there, and every time i glance over to it i fucking guffaw

    i gotta move it before i collapse

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  • StaleStale Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    stale

    that nerf maverick is in a completely non strategic position

    what if terrorist raid your office?

    you'll never be able to reach the gun in time

    Actually it's perfectly Strategic.

    I have an uber-cube. 4 cubes turned into one. SO the only opening is that panel you see, and I sit directly in front of the mac. The only vulnerability is that panel, and as such, the gun is always ready to lob darts directly into faces.

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  • CrackedLensCrackedLens Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Stale wrote: »
    stale

    that nerf maverick is in a completely non strategic position

    what if terrorist raid your office?

    you'll never be able to reach the gun in time

    Actually it's perfectly Strategic.

    I have an uber-cube. 4 cubes turned into one. SO the only opening is that panel you see, and I sit directly in front of the mac. The only vulnerability is that panel, and as such, the gun is always ready to lob darts directly into faces.

    you should mount a vulcan to your chair

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  • StaleStale Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Stale wrote: »
    stale

    that nerf maverick is in a completely non strategic position

    what if terrorist raid your office?

    you'll never be able to reach the gun in time

    Actually it's perfectly Strategic.

    I have an uber-cube. 4 cubes turned into one. SO the only opening is that panel you see, and I sit directly in front of the mac. The only vulnerability is that panel, and as such, the gun is always ready to lob darts directly into faces.

    you should mount a vulcan to your chair

    we have two in the office

    one is mounted to a turret

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  • sponospono Mining for Nose Diamonds Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    stale I think you need another monitor

    there's an empty space above your phone

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  • FutoreFutore Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    fuck i want a mac like that. these shitty computers are starting to piss me off

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  • CrackedLensCrackedLens Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Stale wrote: »
    Stale wrote: »
    stale

    that nerf maverick is in a completely non strategic position

    what if terrorist raid your office?

    you'll never be able to reach the gun in time

    Actually it's perfectly Strategic.

    I have an uber-cube. 4 cubes turned into one. SO the only opening is that panel you see, and I sit directly in front of the mac. The only vulnerability is that panel, and as such, the gun is always ready to lob darts directly into faces.

    you should mount a vulcan to your chair

    we have two in the office

    one is mounted to a turret

    nice

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  • FandyienFandyien But Otto, what about us? Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    I found him in one of Szech's pictures and felt like I had just found waldo

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  • StaleStale Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    spono wrote: »
    stale I think you need another monitor

    there's an empty space above your phone

    I have 2x 22" and a 24" and a 20" iMac

    One 22 for my laptop, one 24 for my desktop, one 22 for email, and the imac.

    it's actually not that extravagant. And when you go through hundreds of emails a day, very handy.


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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    hey my monitor can totally do that vertical thing

    does it auto adjust or do i have to fuck with settings

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  • MrMonroeMrMonroe Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    Clean your god damn rooms, you homps.
    Spoiler:

  • StaleStale Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    hey my monitor can totally do that vertical thing

    does it auto adjust or do i have to fuck with settings

    you have to set a custom resolution

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  • The Far SideThe Far Side __BANNED USERS regular
    edited February 2009
    the lunch box is neat. i kinda wish they didn't make it preaged on the art itself, though :(

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  • sponospono Mining for Nose Diamonds Registered User regular
    edited February 2009
    well it sounds like you've got it all covered, but in all seriousness you can never have enough monitors

    just think of what you could do with a little 6x8 display above the phone

    winamp visualizations

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