Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Irate Gamer Joins Channel Awesome?!

http://www.blisteredthumbs.net/2011/03/irategamerintro/ (EDIT: Scroll down)

Wait what? Blistered Thumbs now hosting the Irate Gamer?! This can't be right! What has happened to this site? Robble robble greedy shitheads only care abou-

*looks at calendar*
Oh that's right. It's almost April 1st.

Don't worry I knew it was a joke the entire time. Guru Larry decided to troll the site for April Fool's Day and with One176's help made that short video. Yeah I know it's early buuuut it's March 31st in the UK and the 31st is still an acceptable day for April Fool's jokes.

As an IG parody it's a great one. The jump-cuts, the stuttering, the repetition, it's all spot-on. Though I can't imagine a lot of people getting fooled by it. Ah well, still a great joke.

EDIT: Though, instead of Scott Pilgrim music I would have used a stock, public-domain track. That's what he does all the time.

So Zeldara, when will we see that crossover? Maybe with your help he'll finally get to that X-Men comics review he promised back in 2008 (see 1:53 here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USwkfhf9UII).

EDIT: Looks like BT took the video down. Thankfully Larry still has it up on Blip. http://gurularry.blip.tv/file/4954935/
I kind of wonder why they took it down.

45 comments:

  1. ...Jesus, I got scared there for a second. I'm not kidding, my heart skipped a beat. I don't like many of the people on Blistered Thumbs (Except for Awesome Video Games/ Video Games Awesome, they kick ass) But I was nearly horrified of the concept that Bores would be associated with real gamers... Never do that to me again.

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  2. oh god, I didn't even think of it being April Fools. Chris Bores with the likes of Dog Walker, Spinny and Angry Joel???? NEVER!!!
    Still, very good joke. I wonder if this will get the same cries from fanboys like when Screwattack did it.
    You gotta love in the comments people are saying "Why does everyone hate him?" and "Who says he's talentless?".

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  3. I don't remember when ScrewAttack did an IG parody, when was this?

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  4. The only Irate Gamer April Fools ScrewAttack was to change the AVGN's segment of the forum to the "irate Gamer".

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  5. Still, it was enough for Bores himself to notice it as iratefanboy. Does he still use that account?

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  6. I'm sure Busy Street is having a hayday with this, none the less.

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  7. the best april fool's jokes are the subtle ones, and "irate gamer joins channel awesome" is about as subtle as... fuck, is there even a comparison? as subtle as a nuclear bomb, maybe?

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  8. That was the best april fool's video I've ever seen in my life, even if the people on BT are already calling the video "unprofessional" and an excuse to "attack" Bores. Come on, the critics on Channel Awesome make fun of actors and directors all the time, so how is this any different? Jeez, some people just can't take a joke...

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  9. @zonic94

    Are you refering to someone called Mort. I just read his long post, and there's something I strongly disagree with. That's the one where he said that Bores "showed more professionalism at last years E3 than AVGN". Hmm, by "professionalism", does he mean how Bores bashes "Sonic Unleashed" in front of the Sega Rep's face, or calling the Korean army from "Homefront" the "Vietnamese" army?

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  10. I suspect that guy is a troll. His first comment was insulting Benzaie's "Gaming the 90s Sucked" video and his second comment was calling Larry an idiot and that Blistered Thumbs would be a "step down" for Bores.

    Oh, and I'm sure it's so "professional" to ask the same three questions over and over.

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  11. Has anyone seen ig new picked me video?

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  12. Oh thank God. For a second, I thought Blistered Thumbs lost it. Heh, damn good early April Fool's joke.

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  13. Haha oh wow at IG's new video. It's his entry to the "YouTube's NextUp Contest".

    I did a quick Google Search and learned that the winner gets $35,000 for their projects, and a spot at "YouTube Creator Camp". You've got to be kidding.

    Oh but only YouTube Partners are allowed to enter. Screw the talented non-partners.

    But yeah, the video is Bores droning about what he does. How "awesome" History of Video Games is, how he "rebooted" the Irate Gamer show, and that he's preparing entire skits for his other characters... OH GOD NO!

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  14. BatDan@

    Maybe this is one of the reason behind ig increased give away videos.

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  15. @Batdan

    ...Wow, No. Just, Dio no. Do we want more IG skits, do I want to listen to Katy Perry? ARE YOU HIGH?!

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  16. Man, that joke got me for a moment XD !

    If Bores finds this video, he'll either start a massive flame war or claim that Channel Awesome actually invited him to join the site...

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  17. Even if it was obvious, I still found the video hilarious, especially with One176 doing the voice of Bores. That guy is far too awesome at doing impressions of Bores.

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  18. Hey guys, good news!

    Just go to batdanm's channel,& you'll see. :D

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  19. Oh wow! He got what he deserved!

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  20. by rebooting his show, maybe he means, no more swearing a la linkara and no more Very obvious bashing the games, as in the whole Irate thing is now as iRATE stuff, such as the fans are triying to defend him, case in point, the iRATE the 80s, and videos when he doesnt angry anymore despite bashing good games as usual.

    prove me wrong guys :P.

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  21. I'm getting into a flame war with Irate Gamer now. I posted:

    Magnovox
    I love how Ralph Baer disproved you and called you out on your obvious inaccuracies on the Magnovox Odyssey

    Please get off youtube, you AVGN rip-ff
    Sent to: irategamer
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    He responded:
    awwww go cry to mommy?

    I responded:
    Just like how Ladybuggin777 defends your sorry ass?

    Lol, you tool

    I will post screen caps

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  22. @Casey

    That's the same reply he gives to every negative PM.

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  23. @ Casey

    i'll warn you, this blog has seen it's share of fake screen caps for youtube messages. some were a little bit more obvious that others, but all eventually were debunked.

    take "DownWithIrateGamer", who posted an alleged youtube message sent from Bores. His screen cap shows the message was between Bores and "IrateGamerFTW", but the actual account name is "IRateGamerFTW". That typo of forgetting to capitalize the R proves 100% that the screen cap is fake. Had he remembered to capitalize the R there'd be no reason to doubt it's authenticity, despite it being entirely made up.

    i'm not saying your screen caps would be fake, i have no reason to think you'd do that, i'm just saying that pretty much no one here puts and credit into screen caps because of how easy they are to fake and how many times it's happened.

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  24. I can't find Batdanm's channel, what happened?

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  25. @The Fedora'd Samurai

    He just got hacked earlier today, I'll inform everyone.

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  26. @Arthur

    Irate Gamer rarely responds to others. I know this because I know a whole bunch of people who have messaged him, whether it was negative or positive. I was very surprised to see he responded to me.

    @Shaolin

    I haven't a reason to make this up. By all means, I will give you my password.

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  27. I sent IG some fan music and he responded right away. Like a day or two, his reply was positive but his grammar was still atrocious. Since he probably rarely gets fan music I bet it'll make it onto his site eventually.

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  28. Goodness gracious, they nearly gave me a heart attack. I agree with Shaolin Dave though. It wasn't very subtle. Though I did find it funny. Really though, all the fans who were upset, why can't they at least they at least try to understand why people dislike him? For goodness sake, how immature can you be? I like AVGN but I critique his work as well. And besides, nothing about the video was scathing.

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  29. Bores posted an update on his video:

    "Update: Been getting a lot of emails from fans on how they can vote for me. Well I still have to go through a qualification period first. I'll inform you when youtube members can start voting for me. thanks for the support though. I appreciate it!
    Just also wanted to inform that a NES review is in production and coming up soon. Still polishing up the script. The story gets really complicated now so I'll try my best to bring it out as fast as I can. (Plus I'm battling a cold right now. damn weather)"

    The story is getting really complicated?! For his fanbase, maybe.

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  30. @ Casey

    like i said, i have no reason to think you'd fake it. i'm not saying you would, i'm just saying that everyone know you're capable of it.

    that said, just tell us what he says. screen caps will not change anyone's opinion of your credibility one way or another.

    one more thing, please don't give me (or anyone else) your password.

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  31. Mnadtab was hacked? Time to party! I'll bring the french fries and my DSi!

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  32. Just saw Nostalgia Critic's review of Baby Geniuses. It's much better than some of his recent reviews.

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  33. Angry Joe responds (not very politely) why they took it down, which is pretty much for the reasons you expect.

    http://www.blisteredthumbs.net/forum/user-editorials-top-lists/blistered-thumbs-should-own-up-to-its-stupidity/

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    1. Zinger314

      Link down, there is any mirror of the text?

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  34. GUYS.

    WATCH LINKARA'S NEW VIDEO.

    http://blip.tv/file/4937321

    DO IT NOW.

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  35. If I could post gifs here, there would be endless shots of Orson Welles clapping.

    Well done Linkara.

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  36. Linkara, the unrivaled awesomeness of that video has inspired me. it has inspired me to do something I've wanted to do for a long time, but never had the real drive to do. It is something that has been done an unlimited numer of times over the internet, but I plan to do it a little differently, and on a subject not done before (to the best of my knowledge). On this day, March, 31, 2011, I pledge that one day, I will reach this goal. of course I do need to fulfill some requirements for this target I pursue. I need to work out a little bit, get my hair to look good and not short and stupid, I have to find some good bracers that wont snap off every five minutes, and I'll need to study more in the glorious ways of metal, but I vow that one day, I will...and it well be a triumphant day.

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  37. if Bores is just a very elaborate troll, then Linkara just fed him like a motherfucker.
    it was entertaining though. i give it an A-.

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  38. Oh Linkara! What other shananigans will he do next *snickering*

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  39. I'm sorry, but I can't fall for that. One's voice sounds different from Bores' voice. He does a good impression, but not good enough to fool me.

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  40. @ BlazeTheMovie Fan

    You kidding, his voice is perfect?, i remember hearing his voice on the Shitload of Fuck Redux he did, (too bad never finished the hollow-up, because Joeydrunko loved that remake, (he made the original shitload of fuck))

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  41. You know, as unprofessional as Bores is, he hasn't been banned from interviews like AngryJoe and BlisteredThumbs are.

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  42. What I also find ironic is that it wasn't Bores who took it down, it was Mike Michaud...

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  43. Bit late now, but here's a hair-tearingly vapid comment left on the Blip video of the IG prank.

    Timothy Callil
    "Larry, why would you do this... IG at least funny unlike faggots at TGWTG. And don't pretend I never talked to you about your secret hatred of TGWTG, Larry."

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  44. Why do people insist on be complete retards about Irate Gamer? I love Irate Gamers videos! Why do you people hate him so much!?!?

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