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  • This is a monument to my middle-school self. I recently received an email regarding my long forgotten subscription to this site, and (remembering my limited contribution to this site) wondered if I still had access to my old, cringeworthy account. Turns out I do. And yikes. So, my profile on Game Informer serves as an example of how little kids react to the internet. According to my old comments I was edgy as hell, found solace in my special snowflakiness, and spoke with every user that would pay mind to my irritating banter (and many, particularly women, who understandably didn't). I wanted to be a videogame journalist at the time, and poorly construed two reviews together: one for Fallout, which I love to this day, and another to Alpha Protocol, which I never played and had to Google to remember even that about it. In conclusion, this time capsule of what I wanted to be seen as to complete strangers has helped me see my roots in the online world. I chose GIO over MySpace,  Facebook, and most of the other mainstream social networks at the time. I thought I was subversive and intellectual for not conforming to now typical internet discourse, and that I was above other people. I was way too close to thinking fedoras would be cool. I wasn't quite there. I just thought atheism would take off. God I was a hilarious edgelord. I'm so thankful to have learned self awareness, respect, and humility since then, but am also retrospectively appreciative of my past self for so well encapsulating my then thoughts and interests. Thank you, Game Informer,  for allowing me a glimpse back to that simpler time. I've been able to reflect upon how much I have grown as a writer and a person, and had a laugh or two along the way. on 25 Feb 2016 12:40 AM
  • Downloading Red Dead DLC! on 13 Nov 2010 5:58 PM
  • sadly i have to say this.......so WO AI NI!!!! in chinese it means.....oh! just look it up on google. :/ i aint tellin ya what it means you selfish sons of a bitchs! go to HELL! on 14 Dec 2010 4:41 PM
  • SWTOR on 28 Feb 2012 9:41 AM
  • nothing! on 23 Oct 2009 8:25 PM
  • Prayin my area gets high speed soon!! on 2 Mar 2010 12:11 PM
  • battlefield 3 will kick my computers ass on 12 Jun 2011 9:19 PM
  • Going to be an exciting/frightening/fun/handsy year...sorry for being handsy on 3 Jan 2016 5:28 PM
  • Few will read this. Oh well. on 14 Apr 2011 5:08 PM
  • I think I know I mean a yes but it's all wrong, that is I think I disagree. on 24 Feb 2010 11:02 AM
  • Playing Dragon Age. Need to get one more solid playthrough before I import my character into Awakenings. on 18 Feb 2010 7:47 PM
  • still lurking... on 17 Mar 2014 9:14 AM
  • Can't get enough Fallout 3, can't wait for New Vegas on 8 Apr 2010 7:33 PM
  • Got my 3DS. :D on 27 Mar 2011 9:11 AM
  • 3.5 GPA at mid terms. I'll take it. on 13 Aug 2013 10:23 PM
  • Collecting every Smash Bros. amiibo has gone from nigh-impossible to basically inevitable. on 24 Sep 2015 10:01 PM
  • Just beat uncharted 3, taking a break from new games, doing the jetpack joyride thing right now, have two daughters so always busy on 26 Apr 2012 3:56 AM
  • Blogging!!! on 8 Jun 2015 4:13 PM
  • I really hope GI does a Super Replay of Grim Fandango on 21 Jul 2013 12:57 PM
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