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Giant Bomb |OT 18| See you later, Air Force Gator

Oct 25, 2017
Kuwait ⇄ Leeds, England


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To everyone who posted an official thread from which this one is blatantly stolen and build upon:
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  • Hot Coldman
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  • Anjin M

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Oct 25, 2017
i love seeing a gif of ryan every time we start a new thread. rip to the summerjam man


Oct 27, 2017
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Nov 16, 2017
For posterity, I'll go ahead and post probably the most heart-warming piece of GB content that'll ever exist.



Oct 25, 2017
corvallis, OR
did you see this story it was uh

it was just discovered that three of the books in the harvard library are bound in human flesh

Twin Tails

Oct 25, 2017
it joke

but its nutty that everyone gets mlb now
and everyone can have those weird face glitches


Oct 26, 2017
Yooooo Mr. Robot.

Onto the season finale. Fuck sleep.

Shoutouts to Blitzrules240 . Can't partake as it's USD but that's a WarioWare Smooth Move.


Dec 16, 2018
New England
Tomorrows State of Play being so early (6 AM PT) and well before the PSN Store update could hint that we might see that fabled RE2 DLC stuff announced. I'm just hoping for an early birthday present here but I'll take that RE3 trailer.

Thanks for the Giveaway chance, Blitzrules240 !
Feb 12, 2019
Hey! New thread. Glad to see the correct name won.

I peeled myself away from Total Warhammer 2 long enough to confirm that there are plenty of people playing Street Fighter V online who are worse than I am. This is encouraging