Traveling to PAX Today

August 28, 2008 -

Sorry for the lack of stories today... Had an early flight to PAX, including a mid-day change of planes in Detroit.

I'm in the cab at the Seattle Airport, and will get some GP goodness posted a little later...

 


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Hey Dennis, if you come back through Detroit again, here's what you need to do:

Find the monorail.  Go to McDonalds.  Get some burgers, nuggets, whatever.  Go to monorail, ride back and forth while waiting for your flight.  A friend of mine did this and pretty much watched human interaction at its finest for three hours when our flight was delayed once.

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Look for the guy wearing the purple dinner jacket and black hat with a bunch of "hello my name is" stickers :D I'll buy you a drink :D

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Lucky. I wanted to go to PAX. :(

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Stop by the Flying Lab booth and say hi to the guy dressed as the British Naval officer. :)

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I was wondering how long it would take you.

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Have fun. Let's hope PAX won't be the disappointment that E3 was.

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I don't think anything could have been more of a disappointment than was E3 was this year.

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We love you enough that it's okay, haha.  I had to flush my computer and reinstall my OS.  So I am still in the process of reinstalling all of my software...  (FTP, Firefox, web/game dev stuff, games...)

My freakin ethernet wasn't recogized by my OS, so I had to go online with my girlfriend's computer and download the driver...  it still wont play sound yet...  This computer is nearing it's end as a primary machine after 5 years and minor upgrades (more RAM, but thats it)...  Pretty damn good for a PC if you ask me.  I have only seen Macs last longer...  One at my work is 8 years old, no upgrades...

Time to build a computer...  NewEgg, here I come!

Anyways, have fun man, let us know of your travels.  In a year or 2 I'll prolly see you there.

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Do me a favour and yell at the big N about Mother 3, please? :D?

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OH snap, Dennis was within a couple hour's drive of my house

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Good luck at PAX. I wish I can go there. Please look for World Of Goo because I want that game so badly.

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See you all at PAX 08!

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C'mon....I need a GP fix, I already got my Colbert fix....

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When will the Florida Supreme Court hand down the verdict in the Jack Thompson disbarment proceedings?

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here's a peek at what dennis has to look forward to (via http://www.penny-arcade.com ):

http://s3.amazonaws.com/download.penny-arcade.com/pax/paxguide.pdf

have fun dennis!

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Yeah Dennis, you've got me twitching and scratching like a crackhead.

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I need my GP fix, so it better come soon. :P

 
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