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    MaddocMaddoc I'm Bobbin Threadbare, are you my mother? Registered User regular
    edited May 1
    It is not

    The patch is explicitly verboten

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    Undead ScottsmanUndead Scottsman Registered User regular
    Maddoc wrote: »
    It is not

    The patch is explicitly verboten

    Oof

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    SCREECH OF THE FARGSCREECH OF THE FARG #1 PARROTHEAD margaritavilleRegistered User regular
    It's not their fault but everytime I see a giant bomb social media thing it makes me feel sad

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    augustaugust where you come from is gone Registered User regular
    The things about the patch that make the game easier are purely optional and can be toggled on or off.

    They should probably be running the patch, for one the game looks significantly worse than it should as it's either way too bright or the lighting engine isn't working.

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    MaddocMaddoc I'm Bobbin Threadbare, are you my mother? Registered User regular
    Giant Bomb is never gonna be Old Giant Bomb, but I actually do like Grubb and Minotti (even though Minotti isn't technically employed by the site)

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    LanzLanz ...Za?Registered User regular
    Giant Bomb: The Next Generation

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    Undead ScottsmanUndead Scottsman Registered User regular
    Giant Bomb 2: The New Batch

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    KyouguKyougu Registered User regular
    I really like current Giant Bomb. It's way more diverse in many good ways.

    Jan and Jeff kinda grate on me when they start getting horny over random stuff but that's more of a pet peeve and it never goes on for too long.

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    agoajagoaj Top Tier One FearRegistered User regular
    They've been putting out some real bangers, but I still feel bad that Voidburger's never gonna Jimish it.

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    Undead ScottsmanUndead Scottsman Registered User regular
    Honestly, the way Jess and Jason got done dirty was pretty foul.

    Like, at least with Jeff G, he was planning on leaving anyway.

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    UrielUriel Registered User regular
    Yeah Jess getting the boot sucked because like she was a really fun personality.

    Jason getting it was straight up cruel because of his medical needs.

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    MaddocMaddoc I'm Bobbin Threadbare, are you my mother? Registered User regular
    Jason and Jess getting fucked over was vile for a handful of reasons, not the least of which being Jason is not a healthy person, and also it left Jan as their sole producer.

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    MaddocMaddoc I'm Bobbin Threadbare, are you my mother? Registered User regular
    Incidentally, I hadn't seen anything from Jason in a bit, so I went to look

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    never dienever die Registered User regular
    edited May 2
    Maddoc wrote: »
    Jason and Jess getting fucked over was vile for a handful of reasons, not the least of which being Jason is not a healthy person, and also it left Jan as their sole producer.

    And then it felt like a month or two later they started bringing TurboShawn in to help with producer duties.

    Continuing the corporate culture of dump for quarterly profits, hire new people next quarter to be able to do the job.

    Edit: this dig is at Fandom, not GB.

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    Houk the NamebringerHouk the Namebringer Nipples The EchidnaRegistered User regular
    the reason for him having to wear it was obviously terrible, but it has to be said that Jason can wear the fuck out of an eye patch

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    KyouguKyougu Registered User regular
    Listening to the voicemail Dumptrack, call is about the 100 women challenge. Basically name women who you don't know .

    "can we name dead ones?" They ask themselves and then immediately turns to "Name the first dead guy that you can think of"

    Guys....

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    LanzLanz ...Za?Registered User regular
    edited May 3
    never die wrote: »
    Maddoc wrote: »
    Jason and Jess getting fucked over was vile for a handful of reasons, not the least of which being Jason is not a healthy person, and also it left Jan as their sole producer.

    And then it felt like a month or two later they started bringing TurboShawn in to help with producer duties.

    Continuing the corporate culture of dump for quarterly profits, hire new people next quarter to be able to do the job.

    Edit: this dig is at Fandom, not GB.

    My sense of time is fucked because I thought it was still Red Ventures when they fired Jess and Jason

    EDIT: ah, October and then the following January

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    never dienever die Registered User regular
    Nah Red Ventures was Jeff.

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    PwnanObrienPwnanObrien He's right, life sucks. Registered User regular
    The whole 100 women challenge thing seems incredibly not hard.

    Like I guess it might be harder for Dan given that he's live the kind of sitcom protagonist life where he's personally met a bunch of people he watches on TV but even so...

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    Knight_Knight_ Dead Dead Dead Registered User regular
    i think i would have a struggle with it, and also 100 men if you don't allow people who play sports.

    i don't remember things leave me alone.

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    UrielUriel Registered User regular
    Yeah honestly don't think I could name 100 people at all

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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited May 3
    like the challenge is just... name 100 women that you know of...?

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    UrielUriel Registered User regular
    I'm bad with names

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    BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User, Moderator mod
    same, I would fail the "name 100 people at all" challenge

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    UrielUriel Registered User regular
    edited May 3
    On the other hand I remember the name of the long dead dude what wrote that book the influence of sea power upon history

    Alfred Thayer mahan.

    His name sounds like a monopoly guy looking mother fucker Superman would hold upside down in the air for doing something shitty

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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
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    ah, okay name 100 living female public figures, I guess

    I could probably just go through musicians and singers and get most of the way there

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    BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User, Moderator mod
    yeah I definitely could not name 100 men and women combined with those criteria

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    Undead ScottsmanUndead Scottsman Registered User regular
    I'd be hard pressed to name 100 men and women.

    I could absolutely name well over a hundred transformers though.

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    PwnanObrienPwnanObrien He's right, life sucks. Registered User regular
    edited May 4
    I don't know how you could not name 100 women given that you have all of history, artists, politicians, inventors, athletes, writers, scientists...

    I think one trap a lot of people fall into is naming women that are good. Like you can also name Eva Braun, Coco Chanel, Sarah Palin, Margaret Thatcher, The Fabulous Moolah, just all kinds of pieces of shit.


    It really seems like it's more of a question of how long it would take you.

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    MaddocMaddoc I'm Bobbin Threadbare, are you my mother? Registered User regular
    If you gave me like, a lot of time

    I wouldn't necessarily have to look people up, but I'd have to kind of think about it for maybe a few hours at least

    I could maybe name one hundred people

    One hundred feels like a lot of people

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    UrielUriel Registered User regular
    I don't know how you could not name 100 women given that you have all of history, artists, politicians, inventors, athletes, writers, scientists...

    It really seems like it's more of a question of how long it would take you.

    I mean I might be able to

    The idea of it being timed would make me totally blank on it though after a few

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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    I don't know how you could not name 100 women given that you have all of history, artists, politicians, inventors, athletes, writers, scientists...

    I think one trap a lot of people fall into is naming women that are good. Like you can also name Eva Braun, Coco Chanel, Sarah Palin, Margaret Thatcher, The Fabulous Moolah, just all kinds of pieces of shit.


    It really seems like it's more of a question of how long it would take you.

    they're supposed to be notable living people, so that narrows it down a bit

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    PwnanObrienPwnanObrien He's right, life sucks. Registered User regular
    The rules state that they CAN be dead.

    Also that they CAN be streamers, which is an oddly specific rule. Don't know why that would need to be specified. Like are we worried that Grace Van Dien leaving acting for streaming would disqualify her or something?

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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    oh damn, you're right

    this is much easier now

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    Crippl3Crippl3 oh noRegistered User regular
    edited May 4
    The rules state that they CAN be dead.

    Also that they CAN be streamers, which is an oddly specific rule. Don't know why that would need to be specified. Like are we worried that Grace Van Dien leaving acting for streaming would disqualify her or something?

    the challenge was originally created by streamer QTCinderella as a joking challenge for other streamers to prove they aren't misogynists:
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    Note there is one more rule not included in that screenshot, caused by streamer Chiblee not remembering Michelle Obama's name and referring to her as Obama's Wife in a famous clip
    I'm pretty sure the whole thing is inspired by this bit:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlCEmPF4-V0

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    NeveronNeveron HellValleySkyTree SwedenRegistered User regular
    The real challenge is less "can you name 100 women", which is kind of more of a baseline Bechdel test-esque thing, and more in how long it takes to name 'em and where your biases lie in who you're picking.

    Here's a statistical analysis of the streamers that got called out in that original post and actually did the test, which is actually kind of interesting despite the dude's delivery:
    A Statistical Analysis of the Name 100 Women Challenge 10:09
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9p1vvddXvI
    And here's a follow-up with more people who did the challenge:
    How Fast Can Women Name 100 Women? - A Statistical Analysis 10:06
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eqfuBlp_WA

    The average time in that small sample size is 26:28, by the way, just in case you want to compare your own results. 30:48 for men, 12:37 for women.

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    MaddocMaddoc I'm Bobbin Threadbare, are you my mother? Registered User regular
    I think my problem is I don't watch a lot of streamers

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    KreutzKreutz Blackwater Park, IARegistered User regular
    Maddoc wrote: »
    I think my problem is I don't watch a lot of streamers

    I wouldn't describe that as a problem at all.

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    TubularLuggageTubularLuggage Registered User regular
    For me, as soon as you say, 'Name 100-" I'm going to blank. 100 is a daunting number, and as soon as you introduce a clock, I'm going to whiff no matter what it is.

    I will say, the original intent is good. I'm always going to approve of exposing/driving out misogyny.

    Give me time, and I can give you a list of anything you want. But on the clock? It's going to be a disaster. I know many things, but I'd still almost certainly absolutely bomb on Jeopardy.

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    Beef AvengerBeef Avenger Registered User regular
    The challenge is mostly from doing it on stream in front of an audience with a timer. That layer of pressure makes people blank out

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