Conference Call

GWJ Conference Call Episode 21

Armed Assault, Bioshock Impressions, Shaking And Baking With EA, Tons Of Your Emails, A New Contest and more!

We have an action packed show for you today! is our new Games You Can Play Now sponsor and we launch a new contest with a chance to win a copy of Ghost Recon Advance Warfighter 2 for the Xbox 360 to celebrate! Also this week, a ton of great emails and Bioshock impressions.

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To contact us, email [email protected]! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about or whatever else is on your mind. You can even send a 30 second audio question or comment (MP3 format please) if you're so inclined.

To enter the haiku contest, send your entry to [email protected] along with your forum name! (Deadline is March 17th)

The Links
Armed Assault
Probst Steps Down
Warhammer 40k MMO Announced
Bioshock Delayed

Thread of the Week: Funny Things Heard/Said While Gaming - dhelor

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Music credits: 

Intro/Outro Music - Ian Dorsch, Willowtree Audioworks

"Terra" - Chico Correa & Electronic Band - 0:19:20
"Impeller" Ian Dorsch - 0:40:22


It has been a long
time since I've listened to Shawn's
voice - oh it feels good.

Remember folks each line of a Haiku has to be complete. For example Yoyoson what you wrote would actually just be

It has been a long time since I've listened to Shawn's voice.
oh it feels good.

Which is not a Haiku

I don't think you were being serious when you wrote that but I thought I should bring it up so that everyone was aware. We are going to pick what we think is the best Haiku and I would hate to see someone send in something good that didn't really follow the rules of a Haiku, and thus not win.

Are we sure about that?

Fedaykin98 wrote:

Are we sure about that?

I trust Wiki about as far as I can throw it.

In every English haiku I have ever read each sentence could be considered it's own thought and did not need the next sentence to complete it.

Besides I will be one of the judges, even if the other judges didn't care, that's one less vote in favor of an oddly written Haiku. You can take your chances I guess.

I have likely failed
Even before writing mine
For Gaald now hates me

Fedaykin98 wrote:

I have likely failed
Even before writing mine
For Gaald now hates me

Now that's a Haiku! Unfortunately not gaming related. Don't worry Fed, I am not so fickle. I don't hate you. Everyone has a chance!

Rob gets a small taste of a legitimate chance to judge and he lets it go to his head. News at 11

Oh Shawn you and I both know I don't need an excuse to judge. I am the judger!

Let me be the first to say that overly endstopped poems are inherently wrong. Not bad, wrong.

Fedaykin98 wrote:
wordsmythe wrote:
Dead Poets Society... Myst

Nobody would want to play DPS (except emo kiddies) because -- and I haven't been mature enough to admit this to myself for as long as I'd like -- Dead Poets Society sucked. It really did. I'm sorry.

Just when I was beginning to think that there was hope for you...

Look, I apologized, but I can't accept that much emo under the auspices of inattentive, self-indulgeant frivolity -- even for high schoolers. And I went to public school.

dhelor wrote:
wordsmythe wrote:
dhelor wrote:

The "h" is silent. Pronounced "dell-lore." Just for future reference. :D

How come I had no problem with that? Probably because I'm so awesome.

Tell all your lady friends.

Have I ever told you you're my favorite GWJer? :D

Soo... you come here often? ("Hey, sexy mama, wanna kill all humans?")