Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

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    • 1 month ago

      Zack Zatch

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    • ​ Bye, Felicia

      2 months ago

      Zack Zatch

      So you may have heard the site is getting rewritten from the ground up...again. In June/July. (RT Engineering Group and burnie’s Q&A vlog) Welp, can’t wait to see how that goes.


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      https://account.xbox.com/en-US/Profile?gamerTag=Zatch 

      https://twitter.com/zackbenimble

      http://steamcommunity.com/id/zatch34/ 

      https://www.twitch.tv/zatch34


      Until then, 

      Zack  

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    • Sponsor Chat Fail Compendium

      3 months ago

      Zack Zatch

      A long time ago, @KevinClayton had the brilliant idea to start hoarding screenshots of people posting botched links in sponsor chat. It was glorious and my favorite thing ever. Despite it only displaying a very narrow scope of the chat, it did an excellent job of jogging the memory of anyone that's ever been in there for a good length of time. He didn't want to keep doing it, so I took up the mantle and posted a second volume of fails, and continued the tradition of passing on the torch to someone else. The third entry was put together by none other than @jpps, who even caught adam failing! After that, @niall wrote a fourth entry! I even failed twice in one screenshot in that one... -_- @AnarchyFire put together a fifth entry, where he titled it "Original 48" and then proceeded to post 47 screenshots. 


      I've been meaning to put together a single place to find all of the fails. Here they all are!


      Part 1

      Part 2

      Part 3

      Part 4

      Part 5


      A sixth entry was never put together, because now sponsor chat is really slick (a term I use loosely) and doesn't use img tags anymore. It's like we couldn't complete the second trilogy.


      Yet...here we have our sixth entry at long last. Someone found a way to fail harder than any of the other previous fails. Maybe AnarchyFire can put it in his to make his numbers match up.


      @Cinomari might be embarrassed, but I'm not posting this to shame her. It was incredible to witness. People make mistakes, and the beauty of the Fail Compendium is how it cherishes our imperfect humanity. And the profane reactions are pretty great too.


      Her fail actually spanned 3 separate screenshots that I had to stitch together in Photoshop, that's how magnificent it was. Hopefully your mouse scroll-wheel is in top shape.


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      Good luck to anyone trying to top that! I would love a seventh edition of this series, but I would be surprised if someone could fail even harder.


      Once again, if you aren’t a part of sponsor chat, this is probably lost on you. I’ll post something for you next time, I promise. 

    • A Not-So Brief History of Sponsor Chat Pt. 6

      3 months ago

      Zack Zatch

      Chapter VI: Age of Abandonment


      ...until it wasn't. One of our own didn't agree with the Teal Knight's methods. The Mod in the North receded into the shadows. There was war among us. A line had been drawn in the sand between the Teal Knight and the squire of Sir David Grohl. Tensions rose.


      One day, the Titans rained down their gifts on a small number of people in the land and they ascended to Modhood. We met this momentous occasion with uncertainty. How would this sudden shift of power reverberate throughout the land? Included in The Ascended was the squire of Sir David Grohl, the very same that pit himself against the Teal Knight. On equal footing, tensions fell. By then, most had forgotten what the war was about in the first place.


      The chat flourished nearly as much as it had during The Great Skettening of 2015. Time passed. The Titans made a decree that would convert us all into Criers against our will. As a final gift to us, they threw a party. A magnificent banquet was held in our honor. People from all walks of life visited to enjoy the festivities. For a brief moment, we felt alive again. For a brief moment, we had peaked. Then, the party ended. The lights were turned off, and darkness took over. It was neither bad nor good. It was complete nothingness.


      An age passed and darkness crept back into the world.


      Until...a trickster tiptoed up to the Land of Titans while everyone slept and stole the keys to an alternate dimension--one left untouched by the darkness. The key was dispersed to many and as quick as the lights were turned out, they were back on again. We didn't know what else to do but resume our partying from before, as best we could. Our excitement went unchecked and it wasn't long at all until the Titans got wind of the interdimensional extravaganza. Once again, with no fanfare this time, the lights were shut off. However, an oath was made to the people of our land. A land of milk and honey was coming up ahead, but first we must face a Great Trial. Many would not survive, for the peril would be immense.


      History became legend. Legend became myth. And for fifteen and a half million seconds, the chat passed out of all knowledge.


      Until, when chance came, chat's existence sparked back to life. Everything was new and different. However, the light of the chat had been extinguished for far too long. The Great Trial broke many of us. Battered and weary, the chat tried to find reason to celebrate, but there was none. The Great Trial was also the Great Equalizer. The Teal Knight and the squire of Sir David Grohl were both stripped of their power. Hope among us has faded. Many have been drawn to enter the Void, never to be seen again. The Titans have abandoned us completely. The few of us strong enough to resist are waning and have resorted to indulging conversational poison JUST TO FEEL ALIVE. All is not well.


      And so, we wait to see how the next chapter will unfold...


      Other Chapters:

      I - The C&C Antiquity

      II - The Dark Ages

      III - The Green Dynasty

      IV - The War of the Three Mods

      V - The Sponsorship Reformation

      VI - Age of Abandonment


      Jard the Bard (@Jared) has vanished without a trace. Mass Effect isn't even out yet. He is just another one of The Abandoned, lost thanks to The Great Trial. A new bard has attempted to recapture his magnificent writing style. If you aren't a part of sponsor chat, this is probably lost on you.

    • ohmytardis asked Zack a question

      When will you change your awful avatar?

      Answered: Aug 22, 2016

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    • Motivational Cat Poster

      1 year ago

      Zack Zatch

      I recently got back from an incredible road trip of USA's southwest area (Denver, Utah, Four Corners, Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Vegas, Salt Lake City, and Yellowstone). I saw tons, and the interstate highway system of the southwest tried its best to kill me, but I made it home alive and for that I am glad. Stuff happened while I was gone and I have to respond!


      BTW, I commented on those two previously mentioned journals, if you care to read. (I am a windbag, so I won't repost it here.) Besides, some of you already replied and totally reaffirmed my beliefs!


      The main takeaway I did gain from them is that we should not feel entitled to a working website. It's a weird thing to realize, but I believe it to be true after mulling it over. We do have the right to complain about the site though. Before I posted my long journal, I had another one written that I scrapped completely. It included this awesome quote that I thought fit perfectly:


      "I love my family, even as I critique their dysfunctionalities." -bell hooks


      The other takeaway which I didn't address at all in my earlier journal was that we have to pull our own weight when it comes to the community! We definitely have a symbiotic relationship with the site. As the site improves, this will get easier for us. I'm not as worried about this anymore.


      In my journal I asked people to give me hope and instead I found it where I least expected it. I thought people would provide examples on the site that were alive and well, and some did (which was great to see!) but the bigger surprise was the community's discussion around the topic as a whole. Thanks to @Newbs' tweet and my journal reaching the most modded page, the discussion (from what I saw) really grew and was beautiful to see! So many of us are still here, and so many of us still care. Never forget that.


      So it was wonderful news to hear when I sat down to watch burnie's sponsor vlog from my hotel in Las Vegas, that there are site updates in the pipeline and new hires related to it. Exciting! Who knows if our voices were heard (hope so) or if it was just coincidence, but who cares! I am relieved, and full of hope.


      And maybe in another 6 months, if nothing seems to have changed, I'll pull out the soapbox and megaphone once again.


      Hopefully it doesn't come to that.

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    • It's Mulling Time

      1 year ago

      Zack Zatch

      I'm on a road trip and kinda preoccupied until June 8th, so I am going to make this quick. If you read my last journal, please read James' journal here: http://roosterteeth.com/post/51266075

      And then read DaCuban's journal here: http://roosterteeth.com/post/51266085


      And try not to fight their arguments while you do. Maybe they are right.


      It gives me hope...in a weird, unexpected way that I initially wanted to fight against.


      Thanks!


      I spent 10 mins trying to post this from my phone and it failed every time. Maybe it was my tags? Idk.


    • ​S.O.S. - LONG JOURNAL; BUCKLE UP

      1 year ago

      Zack Zatch

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      EDIT: SOME PEOPLE DON'T KNOW SPONSOR CHAT EXISTS. PLOT TWIST, IT DOES. IT'S HERE: http://roosterteeth.com/group/sponsors/chat AND IT'S 95% FUNCTIONAL. COME SAY HI!

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      In Gotham, they have this piece of technology that they use to notify the city of danger. We know it as a giant spotlight with a bat symbol on it, and it shines into the night sky for all to see. This journal is my spotlight into the night sky of RT. Mine doesn't have a symbol because I don't know what can save us or what hope we have (it probably looks like a team web developers--kind of a lame silhouette if you ask me). If that sounds super doom and gloomy, GOOD, BECAUSE IT SHOULD.


      The new site is destroying (destroyed?) the RT Community as we know it.


      In 2003, I signed up to the site. It was a phpbb forum and I became a forum kid because that was all we had unless you lurked or didn't participate. Then in October 2004, I threw away my forum kid ways to become a journal kid because that was a thing. It was a natural fit for my narcisstic tendencies (I have 86 pages of journals). And I could write a hundred more journals on the differences between forums and journals, about the wars between the two types of people, etc. but it doesn't matter, they are both dying. I think.


      HUGE DISCLAIMER: Everything I write might be wrong. The site is humongous. The nooks and crannies I have made my home on the site might be the only ones dying, and I'll never know how thriving the community actually is because I am too lazy to look outside my front door at the rest of the site. BUT I am too lazy to do the research and back up my claim because of how awful the new site is. I am going off hearsay, vibes, mumblings, rumblings, feelings, and the evidence in my own tiny parts of the RT site, so the grain of salt you take this with is pictured below. It's huge.

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      HOWEVER, the fact that you're reading this means you're in the nooks and/or crannies that I am in, so this will likely ring true for you. If I am wrong, please tell me what you see differently and where. Give me hope, please. Either way, this is still how I perceive the site and I don't think I am alone in that. And that is very sad.


      Sponsor chat has been on life support ever since. It's tucked away in a corner of the site which doesn't help. You have to run the gauntlet of 30 clicks before you can get to it. A lot of my friends have already up and left. The threads I watch have a fraction of the activity in them compared to before. There are no moderators and that doesn't seem to even be a problem...I am guessing because there's nothing to moderate...because there's NO ACTIVITY ANYMORE. Just about no one I watch posts journals anymore. I don't even post journals anymore! I am the poster child for the journal kid community and I haven't posted a journal in 5 months (when sponsor chat came back and I needed to rally the santa hat avatar troops).


      I'm not even going to get into the issues with the site, there have been threads already about that, months have gone by, and I STILL HAVE RANDOM PICTURES IN MY IMAGE GALLERY THAT ARE NOT MY OWN. What is going on?!


      WAKE UP SHEEPLE! (I've always wanted to use that phrase) Aren't you angry? Your third place is dying! (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_place) I wish I knew how to fix this. I feel helpless.


      And this is tricky, because it might sound like I blame the developers for this, but I don't! The ones I know and have met seem to be good people. They aren't malicious and trying to kill the site on purpose. They might not care as much about the community as some of us, which certainly sucks, but that's not a fault. It's a sucky situation for everyone to be in. The site was rushed, came out well before it was polished and stable, some issues were fixed shortly after, then Barb posted a survey asking about what the community's issues were...we rallied and vented because we care so much, some of us felt good about it...aaaaaaaand then...has anything happened since? http://roosterteeth.com/post/51183792 That was six months ago!


      The RT Community used to be so much more. We were enabled and mobilized by the site. The site is currently crippled. Nowadays I think of the RT Community as random people online all buying stuff from the same company and that's it. As time goes on that's probably going to become more and more true. Unless something changes.


      And none of this is the worst part. The worst thing about it all is the Screw Attack merger with RT. They had a community site. It worked fine for them. Granted, it was a generic forum pre-packaged site that had their logo and color scheme slapped on it and nothing else, but it was highly functional. I signed up there to talk with the ones that were still clinging on for dear life. It was like being in a building as it slowly burned down. And they were told their content would be merged with this site. This...hot mess of a community site is now theirs. And they have to like it, or else! Some people said they weren't going to bother, and I don't even blame them, I just feel sorry for them.


      If you're going to RTX this year, I hope you have fun. It may be the last place you can feel like you belong to something bigger than yourself without buying merch, tweeting, or sitting alone in front of a youtube machine.


      Unless something changes.


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      *fade to black*

      *lingering sense of uncertainty regarding the mic ever being picked up again*

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      Oh yeah it'll be my 13th year anniversary for the site (phpbb) in about a month. Starting to sound pretty unlucky.


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    • Justine asked Zack a question

      Where do these lemons go?

      Answered: Feb 17, 2016

      As a great man once said, "When life gives you lemons, don't make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don't want your damn lemons! What am I supposed to do with these?! Demand to see life's manager! Make life rue the day it thought it could give Cave Johnson lemons! Do you know who I am? I'm the man who's gonna burn your house down! With the lemons! I'm gonna get my engineers to invent a combustible lemon that burns your house down!"


      They go over there.

  • Comments (17162)

    • VinnieA FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      7 months ago

      Is Sponsor/First chat still a thing? I've come out of my cave.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        7 months ago

        Yes.

    • xCait Cat :3

      1 year ago

      you did good.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        1 year ago

        with regards to wat?

      • xCait Cat :3

        1 year ago

        @Zack hahaha i know right

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        1 year ago

        thanking you!

    • Cinomari FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of N00bs

      1 year ago

      It double posted so now I have to edit it to say something less stupid.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        1 year ago

        I don't think you can avoid looking stupid no matter what.

      • Cinomari FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of N00bs

        1 year ago

        Fuck you

    • Cinomari FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Keeper of N00bs

      1 year ago

      "A MYSTERY WET." -Zack, January 15th 2016.

    • ohmytardis FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold moomin

      1 year ago

      http://www.buzzfeed.com/mathewguiver/facts-about-f...

      WHY ARE WE SO OLD

    • Justine FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold SponsorChat doll

      1 year ago

      I was going to send you a message but then I remembered, I can't access my inbox, maybe you can't either. And then if you replied, I'd never see it ... Are you having trouble with the irc?

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        1 year ago

        No, I just forgot I was in it and left. And then I came back and signed on and then left right away because I don't like IRC. :P

      • Justine FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold SponsorChat doll

        1 year ago

        Well la dee da, Mr. Mod

    • capnbirdman Likes Stars

      1 year ago

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      I only just noticed that apparently with the new site layout as it currently stands...comment chains are not condensed/hidden? Which means if the Stars journal is in tact...one of us might break the site from trying to load it.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        1 year ago

        I didn't even think of that. Also I think leaving comments on people doesn't give them a notification. So that kind of also breaks everything too.

    • MrJacinto FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Hey I'm Grump

      1 year ago

      I've seen your face


      :D

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        1 year ago

        I've seen yours!

    • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

      1 year ago

      You have 17,494 comments? What the fuck.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        1 year ago

        I just noticed this. Or I forgot I noticed it before and re-noticed this. Yep.

    • Freelancer The Trash Man

      2 years ago

      Where have u been bby?

    • ohmytardis FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold moomin

      2 years ago

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    • heald FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      2 years ago

      Yo how did u become a mod?

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        In pictures:
        Step 1) Self explanatory.
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        Step 2) Find this bespectacled man.
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        Step 3) Give him some polite advice.
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        Step 4) Get to work.
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      • heald FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

        2 years ago

        I can't read

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

        roosterteeth.com/members/journal/entry.php?id=...

    • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

      2 years ago

      I forgot to check my number before the star went away. @Capnbirdman or @Edwin, make up a number for me.

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        You know...you think...? That's what you're bringing to the table.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        All I know is that a lot of people ship them...I think.

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        J: Yeah...but I think his cam is just on him in the helmet while typing. So it's a little weird.

        E: I wouldn't think that's spoilery. Mine was only in spoilertext because the part saying I didn't know where I was going with the Zack line was spoilered. And really? Hm...I don't know that I super think they would work as a couple, but I at least want them to be bffs and hang out all the time. He needs to stay away from Cersei. And I like them both quite a bit when separated or hanging out, but I get that they're not everyone's cup of tea.

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

        Here, let me count how many dudes I've banged.... 1, 2, 3..... yeah all of them. Gotta pay my way through college somehow.

        Also, I don't have a few weeks left. This is my last week.

        Ooooooh, my name's Zack and lots of people watch me


        Is Zack like a camgirl or something? Why he have so many watchers

      • edwin

        2 years ago

        GoT spoilers apparently: You're totally normal for wanting that. Most people ship Jienne/Braime. Both suck, sorry.

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        I was totally guessing at how many dudes you've banged. Which is kind of low for an 18-year-old at an all boys private school. You've got a few weeks left. Get to work.

        Ooooooh, my name's Zack and lots of people watch me. I really don't know where I was going with that. I got nothing. Watching GoT right now. Am I crazy for wanting Jaime and Brienne to get together?

      • edwin

        2 years ago

        Damn. That's a lot of watchers.

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

        Like, 3

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        hahaha 2. that's so low. i have way more than 2.

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        I STOPPED WATCHING YOU WHEN YOU UNFRIENDED ME.

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

        Number of watchers.

        WOW, ONLY 2. THANKS JENI. I guess that means only zACH and Edwin care enough about me to watch me then.

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        Your number? What number?

        Also.... 2.

    • LUCASthe3RDj That Guy

      2 years ago

      I must say I always love seeing your holiday images haha!

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        huehuehueheu

    • capnbirdman Likes Stars

      2 years ago

      Dear ZatchZackzack,

      ^Remember when we used to write commentsletters to each other? Good times, good times. Also, I quite enjoy the fact that you're likely at least a little bit pissed at the "unnecessary" spoiler tagging, which I always feel is absolutely necessary to make sure all the right bits are divided up properly.

      This is late, but honestly...when am I not running late to do something? It would be weird if I had posted a comment on time, I think. Plus, I've just checked...and you did yours on 2/18 last year, so I still win. Oh, and I'm winging it as preparation seems an odd idea as well.

      Motherfucker, I don't know what to say. Maybe winging it was a bad plan. Too late now; so it goes. It seems to me as if we've not talked as frequently as we once did in the past and most of the blame falls to me due to my extended hiatus. For that, I'm sorry. I'm glad you lured me out of it and back onto the site, though. If I hadn't been talking to you at least sporadically via text during said break, I would have had to come back to the site a lot sooner. I think I slightly conveyed this last year during the previous iteration of this event, but no matter the frequency with which we speak, I consider you a for super cereal friend, not just an internet friend. When I reference something you've said to someone who is in front of me, I say "I have a friend who..." not "I know some dude on the internet who...." I don't qualify it, it just is. Maybe that distinction doesn't mean a lot to most people...but it means a lot me, as do you. And I don't have a clinch line from LotR to offer you as I close out this session of rambling, just the hope that you understand I still smile when I get a text from you, over-zealously participate in our message banter, laugh at our insult trades in the forums, and am seriously grateful for our friendship and its survival through a variety of crazy surrounding circumstances (i.e. Hiatus Town, Population: Jeni).

      Oh, and I miss Minecraft, too. I really need to get that started again.

      And if all you do is thumbs up this post, you son of a Debbie*:
      I-Will-Find-You-And-I-Will-Kill-You-Liam

      *I couldn't call her a bitch, man, couldn't do it. Debbies iz cool, fo sho.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        I fully intend to reply with an equally (or moreso, because I am competitive) well thought out response, just not tonight!

    • khurram_89 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Nerf herder

      2 years ago

      Zack. You are a very cool person. I like you. But I liked you better when you were Zatch. You remember that one time we did that thing and talked about that other thing? Yeah, me too man.

      This message is sponsored by: Warm Fuzzie. It's non-refundable and non-redeemable at any participating location.

    • Tgjanlee Strife!

      2 years ago

      Ever since I met you in Kindergarten, I knew you'd amount to some great things. So yeah, still waiting on that. Thanks for sharing your pudding once. Keep being a cool dude and get your ass back on the TFT Podcast.

      This has been a Warm Fuzzie from Tgjanlee

    • Aoina InvScreen

      2 years ago

      It's sometimes crazy to think about how long I've known some folks on this site and you're one of them. Crazy in a good way! The Zatch and Aoina wars are a fond memory and I'm glad to have met you. smiley12.gif

    • KamakaziNES FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold SaneAdjacent

      2 years ago

      You are a great person, even if you do wield a terrifying amount of power. Your dry sarcasm always makes me laugh!

    • capnbirdman Likes Stars

      2 years ago

      I just made it to 3079 of GII and had thought on 3078 that I had seen that rainbowy Batman cake somewhere before...and then I got to the next page and saw that was when you had dragged me back onto the site for five minutes during my hiatus. I took a long fucking break.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        YEAH YOU DID.

        I waited a long time for this moment. When you would catch up and realize that it was so long ago that that had happened.

    • capnbirdman Likes Stars

      2 years ago

      Do you ever feel like your life is missing something?

      Like Dan's cheese?

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        It+s+okay+buddy.+I+m+sure+you+ll+do+bett

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        STOP
        REMINDING
        ME.

        ...yes.

    • mel

      2 years ago

      <3

      Next time you are in Austin, I'm finally going to see you again. NO EXCUSES.

      • mel

        2 years ago

        GOSH I WILL THEN.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Go to RTX!

    • PaulHikari

      2 years ago

      Please tell me you've never had anyone this stupid come to you for tech support.

      www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbX_I_lrmIc

      • PaulHikari

        2 years ago

        .......... smiley5.gif

        www.youtube.com/watch?v=oghBXKHWcyw

        Post edited 1/17/15 11:05PM

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        I wish I could.

    • Kimora

      2 years ago

      Last week I had this moment where i was thinking about all the laughs and fun times we had flipping each other off and I got an awefull lump in my throat and even teared up a little bit. Our timezones are the biggest problem. Once you get online after work, it's time for me to go to bed.
      I miss you, I miss Nandy, I miss Boosher, I miss Shane, I miss Kevin, I miss Phili, I miss EVERYONE so much.

      I'm glad I got to talk to you today!
      Hope to get to talk to you some more soon.

      Take care Zwack smiley12.gif

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Awwwwww! smiley12.gifsmiley12.gifsmiley12.gifsmiley12.gifsmiley12.gif

        We have had a lot of good times in chat! The days when the gifs were flying by so fast it was hard to keep up, I miss them dearly. The day I got talked to at work about it, I was just thinking about how tough it would be to talk to you in chat again! I'm still bummed about that.

        INVENT A TELEPORTER KIMOWHRA. It would fix everything.

        EVERYTHING! Until then,
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        <3

      • phili40 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

        2 years ago

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    • capnbirdman Likes Stars

      2 years ago

      Last post anywhere related to Jack/Edwin/Jeni: 18.3 fucking years ago.

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      Accio, Zatch!

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        It's what you did. And I also, I wish you hadn't.

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

        You wish it were compared to Jared Leto.

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        I don't know, maybe it was time for a change?

        Did you just equate my initial reply to Jared Leto, Jack?

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Make it easier on you? yeah right.

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

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      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        Then why didn't you just fucking type out the response for me? It would have saved me 23 minutes. My fingers move slowly. It's a crazy finger disease. It's why I don't post journals frequently, they take hours upon hours of uninterrupted devotion.

        Man, I am so full of truthiness. Like all the time.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        I had a feeling you would say that...

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        I didn't say you weren't ruining things, I just decided it was Jack's turn to take the ruining things spotlight. You're still ruining things, just more quietly and in the background.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        I'm no longer ruining things. Take note.

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        Age isn't why I didn't tag you though, you're ruining everything with maths, Jack!

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

        No, but you were wondering why she didn't tag us.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        I didn't even come up with the 18.3 thing Jack!

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        Yeah, but you still drag the mean way down so we look luscious and young from our group standings.

      • edwin

        2 years ago

        I'm still older than 2/5 of our group. I'm bronze for elderiness. That's cool with me.

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

        You're like 18.6 years old. You're not that old. Zack and Jen are like 10 years older than us.

      • edwin

        2 years ago

        Huehuehuehue. I'm old.

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

        Neither Tiff nor I were alive 18.3 years ago anyways. C'mon Zatch, stop being dumb.

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        It was a berate-ification on your abandoning us. If McGonagall does not approve of something you did and gives you that look (even in gif form), you've been berated.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        i don't get how.

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        Why would I tag them? I was just berating you.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        @Shadow_Hound and @Edwin weren't even tagged. HOW COULD YOU FORGET THEM?

      • capnbirdman Likes Stars

        2 years ago

        There aren't even any capitals involved there. That's underwhelming.
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      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        This user does not exist. Would you like to accept a substitute? User zack approaches.

    • monopoly_j Elevator's not worthy.

      2 years ago

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      MERRY CHRISTMAS!
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      • monopoly_j Elevator's not worthy.

        2 years ago

        Thanks!

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        you too man!

    • Elyessi FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold RTX Press

      2 years ago

      I almost got super upset we weren't friends again, and I didn't even watch you anymore. I assumed it HAD to be on my end.

      Then I realized I wasn't signed into the site.



      ...I miss you zacky wacky

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        SILLY ELYESSI

        zack friendships are for kids.

    • Kimora

      2 years ago

      It seems like all my friends and family members decided to be born in December, myself included. All I've been doing lately is spend my last pennies on presents and attend Birthday parties and pretend to love it soooo very much. I spend the rest of my time trying to find a free Christmas tree. I even bargained with my mothers neighbor with a bag of raisins and a plant and expired Pancake Mix. Long story short; it didn't work. But I'm getting pretty g00d at bullshitting.

      The my car flipped me off and basically exploded on the freeway. (not really) But yeah, it needs serious repairing. I blame the Illuminati. My cat is acting weird... I mean weirder than usual. He may be part of this conspiracy as well. (I've read How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill you, the signs are there)

      Other than that, releasing my 20 fake Santas from my basement and finding a horse in my toilet nothing exciting happened in the passed week s . I'm busy with stuff I don't want to be busy with, and it seems like the Universe is doing everything within it's power to keep me away from Sponsor Chat and you and Boosh and all my lovely friendships and I hate it. I see I missed the evolution of your glorious helmet beard. You look smashin'. Then again you've always looked smashing, you sexy mother-

      Also, The Walking Dead.

      I+never+even+knew+that+cars+could+have+r

      I love you pleb, hope to talk to you soon.

      *Hamboning*

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      Edit: I ment to post the Hamboning Rigby gif, but somehow I got Fenga Papit. Dyyyyyying.

      Post edited 12/08/14 5:12PM

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        whoa i wrote a lot

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        OMG YOUR BIRTHDAY IS IN 3 DAYS!!!! THAT'S CRAZY! btw, nobody likes you when you're 23. It's in a blink182 song so it must be true.

        I am bummed that you're so busy and spending all your money and having cat and car issues and not being able to come to chat is just the worst. And I'm gonna have some really bad news...I thought you would have maybe known about it if you went into chat recently but I guess you haven't. So here goes...I can't go to chat while I'm at work anymore. smiley4.gifsmiley4.gifsmiley4.gifsmiley4.gifsmiley4.gifsmiley4.gif My lead saw me while I was on chat and he leaned in real close to my computer and saw swear words and stuff and I got pulled into a meeting a few days later. I had no idea what was going on. I thought I was gonna lose my job! But it turns out, I cannot go on RT at work anymore. It's been pretty awful. I miss chat so much. But at least I'm more productive at work...it's the worst that you're only really on during that time. Except weekends I guess. You have no idea how sad it made me!

        Yay for bullshitting, hahaha. I am pretty sure you were great at it before, how can you be better?! You might be the best now. Good luck on the hunt for a Christmas tree! Since living away from my family, I've never had one...I've always been too lazy. :X Maybe next year. You have sorta inspired me. And also I love Christmas so much, it should show inside my home!

        Whatever happened to you car, I'm glad you're ok! Sounds major, hope it's not all your monies!! Eeek, what did you do! I mean what did the Illuminati do? Your cat most definitely had a part in this. That is why I am a dog person, through and through! OMG, you should have seen me last night. I got to play with 2 puppies at the same time! And they were tired so they snuggled right up to me and I about died from cuteness overload. I thought about buying one or both, but not too seriously because I wouldn't be around to give them enough exercise.

        Yeah, aren't toilet horses just the WORST?! Almost as bad as being banned from chat by your work! Finally those fake santas get the sunlight they deserve. Hopefully none of them escape your clutches.

        My glorious helmet beard just appeared last night, so it hasn't been too long pleb. :P But then again it has been too long in general for us seeing each other in chat. I missed you sooooooooooo much and I'm insanely happy you are still alive.

        Also, The Wedding Dress. OMG your reaction pic made me 1126.gif

        Love you too pleb! Hurry and be done with the december nonsense and all the types of being busy!

        HAHAHAHAHAHAHA somehow got Fenga Papit. Your fail is glorious.

        You crack me up pleb! smiley12.gifsmiley12.gifsmiley12.gif

        *hambooooooning*

    • THECIA FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold DOMINATOR

      2 years ago

      commented

    • KevinClayton

      2 years ago

      Now that your username is lowercase, you're practically hired!

      • KevinClayton

        2 years ago

        You hand them a slip of paper.
        In the middle of the page in crayon.

        "Zatch zack"

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        That's my resume pretty much.

        "See! My username...it--it's all lowercase."

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        hahah.

    • Freelancer The Trash Man

      2 years ago

      Could you explain to me why I was banned from the "Let's Bring Incentives Back to the whatever whatever" thread?

      • Freelancer The Trash Man

        2 years ago

        Thanks m8.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        I did. I don't know.

      • Freelancer The Trash Man

        2 years ago

        Could you unban me? What I posted wasn't against the rules in any way. Also who banned me?

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Oh I forgot about this and your reply reminded me...sooo I'm guessing your sarcastic remark was it? Weird. It didn't even seem that bad to me.

      • Freelancer The Trash Man

        2 years ago

        Cool dawg.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        No, but I can try to find out why.

    • safarimari

      2 years ago

      Happy Birthday Zack!!! :D

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Thanks Mari!!!! :D:D:D

    • AshleyBren

      2 years ago

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      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        best bday gif ever, haahaha thanks!

    • jpps

      2 years ago

      Happy B-day! May all your gifts be teal.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        haahaha thanks!

    • Blehninja FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Danish Viking

      2 years ago

      Happy birthday old man!

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        THANKS LEON! YOUNG MAN!

    • MellieIvy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Forever#13

      2 years ago

      Happy birthday =3

      • MellieIvy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Forever#13

        2 years ago

        NO PROB

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        THANKS MEL!

    • Serima

      2 years ago

      Happy birthday! <3

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Me too, I've only seen a pic and not for very long...it's so cool. :D

      • Serima

        2 years ago

        I can't wait to see it! :D

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Tomorrow evening!

      • Serima

        2 years ago

        When do we get to see what your mom made you??

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Thanks Amanda! <3

    • LUCASthe3RDj That Guy

      2 years ago

      Happy Birthday Zack!

      I noticed in the Forum Thread, totally not stalking you....

      Totally......

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Hahaha, thanks Luke!

    • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

      2 years ago

      HEY, YOU. MAKE YOUR 10 YEAR JOURNAL AND STUFF.

      I WANT TO CONGRATULATE YOU ALREADY, GAWWDDDDD.

      Post edited 10/03/14 10:15PM

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Ok fine!

      • Gorczy The Real Slim Shady

        2 years ago

        But then you won't be one of the first to have a 10 yr journal!

        Also, 5 days of waiting? I don't think I have the attention span for that.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        i might combine it into my birthday journal.

    • Kimora

      2 years ago

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      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

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    • Kimora

      2 years ago

      www.youtube.com/watch?v=L46iCN6MBFM

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        finally i watched this. what in the world...kimowhra you have issues...how did you find this? hahahahahaa.

    • jokersflame

      2 years ago

      Zacky-poo. You never call. You never write.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        did i unwatch the thread and forget about it? hmm

    • Kimora

      2 years ago

      O my god.
      Oooooh my fucking god Zack.

      IT'S GONNA HAPPEN!!!!
      IT'S ACTUALLY GOING TO HAPPEN ZACK.

      • Kimora

        2 years ago

        YAAAAAAAAAY

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        yisssssssssssss!
        FINALLY
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      • Kimora

        2 years ago

        Yes yes yes!
        Guess what we went last night!
        Hnnnng so gooood!

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        You're actually going to see GotG?

        *jaw drops preemptively*

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?!!!

    • Ockspra

      2 years ago

      You can have my Goped... It's got Snowtires and a basket on the front to carry Sack lunches!

    • Kimora

      2 years ago

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      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        hahahahaha

        dffafc0b7be03e4fb50643798ccb563b5c8f1e08

    • Kimora

      2 years ago

      So my phone now autocorrects Forgot into Dorgot.
      I made my phone stupid.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        this is the best news i heard all day. your phone dorgot how to spell.

    • MrJacinto FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Hey I'm Grump

      2 years ago

      I looked for you. You were so hard to find. I found @Boosher, even. She's so tiny, and I found her. But for the life of me, I couldn't find you.

      Next year

      • MrJacinto FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Hey I'm Grump

        2 years ago

        You just...? Alright, you and I have a mission for your next RTX: find Nova, and pin him down until he signs your badge (and possibly your pants). We'd better make that one of the last things to do, seeing as we're both getting thrown out afterwards. XP

      • boosher Farmer trash

        2 years ago

        haha thanks xD no i didnt :c i just stared at him

      • MrJacinto FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Hey I'm Grump

        2 years ago

        To your credit, you do give a mean hug. Did you ever get Nova's autograph?

      • boosher Farmer trash

        2 years ago

        >:3

    • Sinof1000

      2 years ago

      Love u man smiley0.gif

      Post edited 7/03/14 6:50PM

    • Freelancer The Trash Man

      2 years ago

      Zack can you unban me from the sponsor chat? Apparently Alan was temp kicked but I was permanently.

      • Freelancer The Trash Man

        2 years ago

        That's unfortunate. I was hoping we could recruit his military genius to our side.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        He's not even in chat that much anymore. I barely see him.

      • Freelancer The Trash Man

        2 years ago

        Also I don't think we're going to troll it anymore. We just want to say hi to our buddy JewNamedDrew.

      • Freelancer The Trash Man

        2 years ago

        No. He's waiting for me to be unbanned.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Did he even try?

      • Freelancer The Trash Man

        2 years ago

        Yeah, I heard. But see, Alan can't really do that on his own.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Found out JJ wanted to just troll the chat by unbanning Alan.

      • Freelancer The Trash Man

        2 years ago

        Ah, right.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        Because Alan.

      • Freelancer The Trash Man

        2 years ago

        Why did you ban him in the first place?

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        all i read was "you should re-ban alan."

    • datalaughing FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Always Right

      2 years ago

      Zack! This is very important. Allstate says someone has robbed you.

      • Zack FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Zatch

        2 years ago

        sad.

  • Questions answered by Zack

    Where do these lemons go?

    | Asked by: Justine 1 year ago

    As a great man once said, "When life gives you lemons, don't make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don't want your damn lemons! What am I supposed to do with these?! Demand to see life's manager! Make life rue the day it thought it could give Cave Johnson lemons! Do you know who I am? I'm the man who's gonna burn your house down! With the lemons! I'm gonna get my engineers to invent a combustible lemon that burns your house down!"


    They go over there.

    There was a man named Bruce Banner and he had abandonment issues. When he was 43 he had a banner year, because of his work allowing him to wave a banner around every day. His bank gave him a lot of money for not being a gangbanger. He was a good suburbanite, rarely causing a disturbance, playing in the local band whenever he could, cracking down on contraband in his free time. He partook in many banquets. He had broadband internet. He was an urban husband with a loose waistband. One time he got hit with a rubber band in the face, he retaliated by tossing a bandwagon back at the bandit and stealing his bandanna. He ate bananas every day. He gave turbans to the homeless. He shoveled all the snowbanks. His wife could scream like a banshee. His favorite tool was the ban-saw. His favorite travel destination was Bangkok where he cultivated his own Banzai tree garden and learned to play the banjo. His favorite supervillain was Bane and his favorite noise was BANG!


    One day he invented the word "ban" to sum up his amazing life. It's truly inspirational.

    What is 5 + Potato?

    | Asked by: MellieIvy 1 year ago

    The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum L. The word "potato" may refer either to the plant itself or to the edible tuber.[2] In the Andes, where the species is indigenous, there are some other closely related cultivated potato species. Potatoes were introduced outside the Andes region approximately four centuries ago,[3] and have since become an integral part of much of the world's food supply. It is the world's fourth-largest food crop, following maize, wheat, and rice.[4] The green leaves and green skins of tubers exposed to the light are toxic.


    So because it was FOUR centuries ago and FOURTH largest food crop, that means 5 + Potato (4 + 4) = 13 tubers.

    Let's break this down.


    Old English Tīwesdæg ‘day of Tīw,’ a Germanic god of war and the sky; translation of Latin dies Marti ‘day of Mars,’ the god Tīw being equated with the Roman god Mars. Compare with Swedish tisdag .


    The Romans gave this month the Latin name Aprilis[1] but the derivation of this name is uncertain. The traditional etymology is from the verb aperire, "to open", in allusion to its being the season when trees and flowers begin to "open", which is supported by comparison with the modern Greek use of άνοιξη (ánixi) (opening) for spring.


    SO THOSE DAYS ARE THE DAYS OF OPEN WAR! Pretty much the worst days for my enemies, best days for me.