Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25, 2009 -

Food, friends, family and football… what a great holiday.

We’ll be taking some time off here at GP to celebrate Thanksgiving and participate in the annual rite of seeing who can achieve the most disjointed belly.

For those celebrating, have a happy and safe Thanksgiving! To everyone else, whether you like turkey or not, enjoy your weekend! To all, thanks for your continued readership and support.

MSNBC’s Citizen Gamer column offers some advice on how to best survive the holiday. Hint: it involves videogames.


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Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to everybody on GP.

 

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy thanksgiving! to all! & happy playing videogames during Thanksgiving if you get a chance. & eat till your belly gets stuffed & you can't eat anymore. Again Happy Thanksgiving & to GP.

 

 

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Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Or the people who did celebrate Thanksgiving more than a month ago aka. Canadians.

When Jack Thompson runs his mouth, does anyone really care what he has to say anymore?

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Woot! We Canadians need a month space for more turkey. Having Turkey in Nov and Dec and potentially on New Years is a bit much...

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Call me an ignorant American if you wish, but it never occurred to me that Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving, too.  I mean, now that I think about it, it totally makes sense, but until now it never occurred to me.

I apologize, and happy thanksgiving.

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Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Our thanksgiving is on the same day as your Columbus day.

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

I'm heading out for the thanksgiving weekend, I'll also be playing video games and Posting wierd and dumb crinimal news in the ECA forums in the news section

Watching JT on GP is just like watching an episode of Jerry springer only as funny as the fights

America has just became its own version of the Jerry Springer Show after a bizarre moment in Florida involving a carnival worker.

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

If you've got nowhere to eat Thanksgiving dinner, there's no need to go to Denny's for a turkey melt sandwich and depress yourself to suicidal levels by hanging out with other people who, like you, have nowhere to eat Thanksgiving dinner. Everyone who wants can go to Zippy's house for Thanksgiving dinner. All are invited and welcome. There're more than enough chocolate nut cookies for everyone!!

Happy Holiday!! 

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

For those frozen turkey bowlers in the audience:

http://www.springfieldnewssun.com/entertainment/frozen-turkey-bowling-game-23597.html

It was the first one I came across, so if anyone finds better, feel free to post.

Happy Turkey day!  Let there be plenty of turkey salad afterwards!  :)

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Kronodebate. Becaus apparently people who only post on Reddit are supposed to police twitter before they're allowed to question anything about the people involved.09/18/2014 - 10:40pm
KronoI highly doubt many, if any are using journalistic integrity as a cover for harassment. The people harassing are essentially trolls. They aren't interested in subtle. More often it's othe other way around. People use "but X is being harassed" to shut down09/18/2014 - 10:38pm
Andrew EisenAnd exacerbating everything is the fact that all the cries of ethics violations have been obnoxious and easily proven false.09/18/2014 - 8:59pm
Andrew EisenProblem is, I would imagine, the sheer number of people who are using journalistic integrity as a cover for their harassing actions or only bringing it up on the false pretense of journalistic integrity.09/18/2014 - 8:47pm
Andrew EisenHaving said that, I can certainly see how one would be frustrated if they truly just wanted to talk about journalistic integrity and someone said they were one of the people harassing Sarkeesian, Quinn and others (though I've seen no examples of that).09/18/2014 - 8:44pm
KronoThat's been the common refrain, that talk of journalism ethics is just an excuse to harass people.09/18/2014 - 8:44pm
KronoLines like "like a partial compromise with the howling trolls who’ve latched onto ‘ethics’ as the latest flag in their onslaught against evolution and inclusion." are taring everyone questioning the ethics as a harasser.09/18/2014 - 8:43pm
Andrew EisenKrono - Except, none of the articles were talking about gamers complaining about journalist ethics, let alone called them white male misogynists. They were talking about the gamers who were harassing others.09/18/2014 - 8:36pm
Kronomakes plenty of sense. It's rather hard to dismiss someone as a white guy running a sock puppet when they've posted proof they're a woman, or black, or another minority.09/18/2014 - 8:32pm
Kronothat any critics of journalists were white guys that hated women, and could be dismissed as such. It seems to have helped some. It's kind of difficult to maintain the white guy narrative in the face of a bunch of women and non-white guys. So the tag09/18/2014 - 8:32pm
Kronothat, someone vented on a #gamergate 4chan thread about being dismissed like that. The suggestion they got in return was to organize their own hashtag in response, with #NotYourShield being suggested. Thus the tag came into use to combat the undercurrent09/18/2014 - 8:32pm
Kronomuch more general problem. And while several of the articles were fairly tame, they spured a bunch of people to dismiss any critics of the journalism involved as misogynistic men. Usually with insults aimed at the geek stereotype. After about a week of09/18/2014 - 8:32pm
Andrew EisenSleaker - Not sure what that has to do with anything but yeah, the gender percentages differ depending on how the study defines what a gamer is.09/18/2014 - 8:32pm
KronoThe rhetoric pushed by the spearheading articles that the "gamers" complaining about journalist ethics were just angry white male misogynists, insulted a lot of people that were previously fairly neutral. It made it go from a Kotaku problem, to a09/18/2014 - 8:31pm
Krono@Andrew I'm not surprised overlap exists. I expect much of it is a rush to jump on the bandwagon, either by reporting on the original articles, or rushing out their own. The point is that was a major flashpoint, much bigger than the reddit mass deletion.09/18/2014 - 8:31pm
Sleaker@AE - well the gamer trend was described with stats on Factual Femenist. Only 1 in 7 males plays games 20+ hrs going into college vs 1 in 40 females. So gaming is definitely still male dominated despite fake stats trying to say otherwise.09/18/2014 - 8:30pm
Craig R.Do conspiracies ever make sense? The fact that people are now having to defend themselves against nutjob websites like Breitbart.com shows how far down into the rabbit hole we've all been forcibly dragged.09/18/2014 - 7:05pm
Michael ChandraBut when the mountain obviously exists...09/18/2014 - 5:49pm
Michael ChandraMind you, if someone makes a mountain out of a molehill with a secret agenda as motive, it'd be fine.09/18/2014 - 5:48pm
Andrew EisenOkay, so I guess I'm not making sense of #notyourshield because it doesn't make any sense.09/18/2014 - 5:28pm
 

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