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THE OMEGATHON!

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  • tr0tskytr0tsky Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Seriously. Worst case scenario, you lose in the first round and get VIP treatment for the rest of the weekend.

    Well, I guess the worst-case scenario would be getting to the final round and not knowing how to play Tetris...

    tr0tsky on
  • Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Right Here, Right Now Drives a BuickModerator mod
    edited July 2008
    Traditionally, the people who don't post in this thread's equivalent each year are the first ones out.

    Moe Fwacky on
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  • magiicmagiic Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I know who Im cheering for!!!

    magiic on
  • WhytmageWhytmage Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Joey Geko wrote: »
    I'm nervous as a bride on her wedding night circa 1143 A.D. I fear that my inordinate amount of self doubt will lock my thumbs down, causing my early exit from this august institution. Blarg...

    So you are as worried as a modern day groom?

    Whytmage on
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  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Having been a modern day groom, I can safely assure you that i am, in fact, 22.71% more nervous than our (assumedly) hypothetical chap.

    Joey Geko on
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  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    magiic wrote: »
    I know who Im cheering for!!!

    Is it me? Oh crap, it's me isn't it? Shit... Oh God! The pressure...

    Now the masses are rallying behind my doomed cause. What tiny remnants of my psyche that my fellow Omeganauts leave behind, billowing in the wind like the shredded flag of a defeated foe, these enraged and disappointed legions will surely devour in a vengeance-fueled orgy of shame and tears.

    No! Let not this be my fate! Ye gods, have you no pity? Know, ye, no mercy.

    I am forsaken...

    Joey Geko on
    Douche-Bag, Intellectual, Elitist Scum, Well-read Traveler, Nabob, Member of the Class of Omeganaut '08. The Omeganaut.
  • BrokenAngelBrokenAngel Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Joey Geko wrote: »
    magiic wrote: »
    I know who Im cheering for!!!

    Is it me? Oh crap, it's me isn't it? Shit... Oh God! The pressure...

    Now the masses are rallying behind my doomed cause. What tiny remnants of my psyche that my fellow Omeganauts leave behind, billowing in the wind like the shredded flag of a defeated foe, these enraged and disappointed legions will surely devour in a vengeance-fueled orgy of shame and tears.

    No! Let not this be my fate! Ye gods, have you no pity? Know, ye, no mercy.

    I am forsaken...

    D: *hugs* it'll be okay man... I swear...

    BrokenAngel on
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  • dyaballikldyaballikl PAX Main Theatre House & Security Manager • PAX Community Cartographer Gold Coast QLD AustraliaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Joey Geko wrote: »
    magiic wrote: »
    I know who Im cheering for!!!

    Is it me? Oh crap, it's me isn't it? Shit... Oh God! The pressure...

    Now the masses are rallying behind my doomed cause. What tiny remnants of my psyche that my fellow Omeganauts leave behind, billowing in the wind like the shredded flag of a defeated foe, these enraged and disappointed legions will surely devour in a vengeance-fueled orgy of shame and tears.

    No! Let not this be my fate! Ye gods, have you no pity? Know, ye, no mercy.

    I am forsaken...

    D: *hugs* it'll be okay man... I swear...

    yeah, you just need to keep thinking about how bad it'll suck to choke and not win that awesome prize!

    dyaballikl on
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  • MNC DoverMNC Dover Full-time Voice Actor Kirkland, WARegistered User regular
    edited July 2008
    dyaballikl wrote: »
    Joey Geko wrote: »
    magiic wrote: »
    I know who Im cheering for!!!

    Is it me? Oh crap, it's me isn't it? Shit... Oh God! The pressure...

    Now the masses are rallying behind my doomed cause. What tiny remnants of my psyche that my fellow Omeganauts leave behind, billowing in the wind like the shredded flag of a defeated foe, these enraged and disappointed legions will surely devour in a vengeance-fueled orgy of shame and tears.

    No! Let not this be my fate! Ye gods, have you no pity? Know, ye, no mercy.

    I am forsaken...

    D: *hugs* it'll be okay man... I swear...

    yeah, you just need to keep thinking about how bad it'll suck to choke and not win that awesome prize!

    It sucks, trust me, it really sucks.
    Fuckin' Halo...D:

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  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Thank you all, for your words of encouragement, condescension, and/or indifference.

    I will endeavour to make my efforts worthy of the deep and abiding trust you've shown in me.

    Again, my Thanks.

    Joey Geko on
    Douche-Bag, Intellectual, Elitist Scum, Well-read Traveler, Nabob, Member of the Class of Omeganaut '08. The Omeganaut.
  • Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Right Here, Right Now Drives a BuickModerator mod
    edited July 2008
    I finally bothered to look up where in Ohio Litchfield is. For some reason I thought it was way down in Southern Ohio. Probably because I've never heard of it. I was not far from you for a wedding reception on Saturday.

    Moe Fwacky on
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  • BrokenAngelBrokenAngel Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I got my cast off today! I can practice now ^.^

    Now if we just knew what games to practice ON I'd be set. >.<

    BrokenAngel on
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  • Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Right Here, Right Now Drives a BuickModerator mod
    edited July 2008
    Well, at least it came off before they announced the games. Now get practicing on those FPS games. All of them!

    Moe Fwacky on
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  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Moe Fwacky wrote: »
    I finally bothered to look up where in Ohio Litchfield is. For some reason I thought it was way down in Southern Ohio. Probably because I've never heard of it. I was not far from you for a wedding reception on Saturday.

    Is it wrong for me to find it somewhat exhilarating to hear that? Not in a gay way...but in like a manly Viking kinda way. A way where we put on our horned helmets and sorta...I don't know...you just, like, ride around the living room on my back singing ancient Reaving Songs kinda way?

    Cause I don't feel that way at all if you think it is in anyway abnormal to be excited by Penny Arcade slipping into the seems of my life.

    By-the-way: Where were you?

    Joey Geko on
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  • BrokenAngelBrokenAngel Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Moe LOVES playing viking ;D

    BrokenAngel on
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  • Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Right Here, Right Now Drives a BuickModerator mod
    edited July 2008
    I don't play Viking, I feed Vikings unnaturally strong and tasty drinks.

    I'm in Lakewood, btw, where all the civilization is. :P

    Moe Fwacky on
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  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Moe Fwacky wrote: »
    I don't play Viking, I feed Vikings unnaturally strong and tasty drinks.

    I'm in Lakewood, btw, where all the civilization is. :P

    Civ-ill-I-Huh? What? You mean to say that ya'll have got that insider's outhouses and things? Well I'll be... 'Paps I can send ya a tele-gram. Pa will hafta fix up the ladder agin the 'lectric pole course. But he was fixin' to do that anynohow. Shee-ucks.

    I been talking to a real Civ-ill-I-whats-it's-called Man! What till I tell sister-mom this 'un!

    Joey Geko on
    Douche-Bag, Intellectual, Elitist Scum, Well-read Traveler, Nabob, Member of the Class of Omeganaut '08. The Omeganaut.
  • Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Right Here, Right Now Drives a BuickModerator mod
    edited July 2008
    Well, I meant civilization, meaning that there's 75-100 people who live in the same building as I do and six bars in walking distance. You know, instead of a handful of neighbors in walking distance and having to drive somewhere to buy... anything.

    Moe Fwacky on
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  • tr0tskytr0tsky Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Joey Geko wrote: »
    A way where we put on our horned helmets and sorta...I don't know...you just, like, ride around the living room on my back singing ancient Reaving Songs kinda way?

    well, as long as you didn't mean in a gay way.

    tr0tsky on
  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Yeah, the whole 'Oh, crap! I need to buy milk and Maker's Mark! Oh crap! The nearest store is 275,191 miles away'-thing. Yeah, it blows.

    The upside is, of course, that when the Zombie-Apocalypse comes, I will have only a dozen or so foes to dispatch, before sealing myself into my (formerly) Y2K bunker to feast on canned goods and harvested rain water, emerging from time-to-time to hunt the (now) abundant deer and double-kill any remaining Zombies.

    You, my unfortunate friend will have 75-100 slavering, brain(and/or simply flesh, depending on your preferred Zombie-lore) hungry shamblers to deal with even before you even get out your front door!

    Good luck pal. My Compound FTW!

    Joey Geko on
    Douche-Bag, Intellectual, Elitist Scum, Well-read Traveler, Nabob, Member of the Class of Omeganaut '08. The Omeganaut.
  • Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Right Here, Right Now Drives a BuickModerator mod
    edited July 2008
    Only Madagascar is safe from the Zombie Apocalypse

    Moe Fwacky on
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  • AydrAydr Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Moe Fwacky wrote: »
    Only Madagascar is safe from the Zombie Apocalypse

    And disease, if you've ever played Pandemic 2. Fucking Madagascar.

    May the lemurs kill them all.

    Aydr on
  • Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Right Here, Right Now Drives a BuickModerator mod
    edited July 2008
    What do you think I was referencing?

    edit: I'm totally buying that shirt on Friday.

    Moe Fwacky on
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  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Edit:
    Moe Fwacky wrote: »
    Only Madagascar is safe from the Zombie Apocalypse

    Touche, my good man. Perhaps Three-che, even.

    Of course when the Zombie-Apocalypse begins, which I think is Tuesday right?, my fellow Omeganauts and P-A forumers are welcome to flee to my Estate, if they can't get to Madagascar.

    Edit: Unless you're a Really hot chick. I get shot down enough now and I'm almost used to it. Getting reject after the End of the World might be a bit much for me.

    Joey Geko on
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  • Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Right Here, Right Now Drives a BuickModerator mod
    edited July 2008
    That's a generous offer. Too bad there's only about three of us who are close enough to make it to your place before they were overcome.

    Moe Fwacky on
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  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    By-the-way Moe, any chance of adding my picture to the first page of the thread? It'd be ever so lovely of you. Thanks, dear.

    Joey Geko on
    Douche-Bag, Intellectual, Elitist Scum, Well-read Traveler, Nabob, Member of the Class of Omeganaut '08. The Omeganaut.
  • BrokenAngelBrokenAngel Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I could totally survive. I've had a zombie escape plan for years.... doesn't everyone?

    BrokenAngel on
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  • VThornheartVThornheart Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Moe... that has to be the greatest shirt I've ever seen, ever. If I can spare 20 bucks at some point soon, it will be mine. =)

    VThornheart on
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  • AydrAydr Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Moe Fwacky wrote: »
    What do you think I was referencing?

    edit: I'm totally buying that shirt on Friday.
    I thought you probably were, but wasn't sure.

    And that is an awesome shirt.

    Aydr on
  • BrokenAngelBrokenAngel Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Moe Fwacky wrote: »
    What do you think I was referencing?

    edit: I'm totally buying that shirt on Friday.

    You know..... Zazzle has a severe lack of ladies styles that come in dark colors.

    BrokenAngel on
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  • PlutoniumPlutonium Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I am informed of the grand prize, which I have been instructed to keep a secret until it is announced on the front page. It is indeed awesome.

    Khoo, Travis, and all the Omegatechs are really going out of their way this year to make sure we're treated like VIP's.

    I hope I don't run out of buttons to hand out before the train even arrives in Seattle.

    Plutonium on
  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Plutonium wrote: »

    Khoo, Travis, and all the Omegatechs are really going out of their way this year to make sure we're treated like VIP's.

    What do you mean?

    EDIT:Nevermind, got the e(lectronic) mail.

    Joey Geko on
    Douche-Bag, Intellectual, Elitist Scum, Well-read Traveler, Nabob, Member of the Class of Omeganaut '08. The Omeganaut.
  • dyaballikldyaballikl PAX Main Theatre House & Security Manager • PAX Community Cartographer Gold Coast QLD AustraliaRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I could totally survive. I've had a zombie escape plan for years.... doesn't everyone?

    I have a zombie FALLOUT shelter!

    dyaballikl on
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    "Riding a mongoose reminds me of having sex with a man, which is something I do frequently because I am gay!" -Gabe
  • degreesplatinumdegreesplatinum aka. casual_geek Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    parabola wrote: »
    Angrytofu wrote: »
    Hey~ I got a call today, looks like I'm the only Canadian! hope some more Canadians get in =(

    Name : Kent
    Hometown : Vancouver, B.C Canada
    age: 24
    Favorite Game: Starcraft, Street fighter ( all of them )
    worst game: I try not to play games I suck at :(
    Best Accomplishment in gaming: eh .. never accomplished anything.

    Whoo Vancouver represented! I'm backing you mighty Canadian Omeganaut.

    You need a new winning attitude though.

    Correct me if I am wrong but this is probably the first time that they have a Non-U.S. Omeganaut. Am I right?

    Anyways, fellow Canadian here and I'm supporting and cheering for you all the way til you're eliminated :P

    degreesplatinum on
  • sobjwsobjw Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    parabola wrote: »
    Angrytofu wrote: »
    Hey~ I got a call today, looks like I'm the only Canadian! hope some more Canadians get in =(

    Name : Kent
    Hometown : Vancouver, B.C Canada
    age: 24
    Favorite Game: Starcraft, Street fighter ( all of them )
    worst game: I try not to play games I suck at :(
    Best Accomplishment in gaming: eh .. never accomplished anything.

    Whoo Vancouver represented! I'm backing you mighty Canadian Omeganaut.

    You need a new winning attitude though.

    Correct me if I am wrong but this is probably the first time that they have a Non-U.S. Omeganaut. Am I right?

    Anyways, fellow Canadian here and I'm supporting and cheering for you all the way til you're eliminated :P
    Not much faith in your fellow countryman, eh? Maybe he won't be eliminated and win the whole thing.

    sobjw on
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  • TimmyFredTimmyFred Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Hazywood wrote: »
    Holy monkey bats... Gabe just told me I'm an Omeganaut.... (still waiting for one of my friends to debunk that)

    Name: Thomas
    Hometown: Chicago, IL (and Big Ten University towns)
    Age: 23
    Favorite Game: Toss up between Katamari Damashi and Total Annihilation/Supreme Commander
    Worst Game: Anything sports or fighting
    Best accomplishment: Ability to consistently ranked in RTS games with crappy APM

    Out of curiosity, what is your name in GPGnet and/or TA?

    TimmyFred on
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  • PinderPinder Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Quick question: I noticed that there are only 15 names in the OP, but there are 20 Omeganauts. Is that just because people haven't posted their info or because there are still calls left to make?

    Basically I want to know if there's any chance in hell I could still make it in.

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  • BrokenAngelBrokenAngel Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Calls are done, but 5 people haven't posted their info on the forums

    BrokenAngel on
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  • PinderPinder Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Oh well. Good luck to those that made it in!

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  • Joey GekoJoey Geko Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    One, thing I haven't deduced yet from my (quite) limited communications with the P.A. People: Will there be some kind of Omeganaut thing in the package that contains my passes and what not from my pre-reg? Anybody know?

    Joey Geko on
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