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Miscellaneous Facts

  • Recently learned that humans can't breathe in space due to the lack of air
  • Believed the United Kingdom's currency was Euros.
  • Believed that all of Europe drove on the left side of the road.
  • Until recently, Dan did not know of the existence, or purpose, of a Car Title and Car Registration despite owning a car since he was a teenager. This caused him great turmoil when he recently visited the DMV.
  • Did not drive on the highway until he was 25.
  • Despite having a minor degree in History, he was not aware of the multiple theatres of engagement in Africa during World War II. The East African Campaign (June 1940 to November 1941) and the North African Campaign (June 1940 to May 1943), for example.
  • Once braved a bathroom inferno. He was "saved" by a random man who "put the fire out with his dick."
  • Signed up to dating site as a female to prank men into meeting him on a bridge wearing the same color at the same time.
  • Broke his television as a child spraying it with a super soaker because he didn't like "the fat guy from Whose Line is it Anyway?"
  • Owns a Ribera Jacket.
  • Until he was 25, Dan had never tasted ketchup, mustard, onions, pickles, sour cream, relish, salad, or salad dressing.
  • Maintains that he has never consumed mayonnaise.
  • Briefly held the Guinness World Record (along with three other Game Informer editors) for "Longest Fighting Game Marathon." They played Super Smash Bros. Brawl for 30 straight hours.
  • Dan was face scanned, and appears as a NPC in both LA Noire and InFamous: Second Son.
  • Over the weekend of August 6-7, 2011, Dan set the Guinness World Record for "Longest Mario Marathon." He played the following games for 50 straight hours: Super Mario 64 (completed all 120 stars for the first time in his life), beat Super Mario World, beat Super Mario RPG, and played some of Dr. Mario, Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 2, Mario Kart 64, and Mario Party.
  • Dan hates Jose Canseco.
  • Dan ruined his eyesight as a kid by, for some reason, wearing glasses without needing glasses. He now can't see without glasses.
  • Dan believed that "egg whites" were egg shells due to their color and tried to cook just the shells in a pan. When nothing happened, he called his mother for advice and was told egg whites were not, in fact, egg shells.
  • Dan believes Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is a far superior movie in comparison to The Terminator.
  • Dan has never drunk tea.
  • He's a failed musician.
  • Has referred to acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki as "Japanese Colonel Sanders" multiple times.
  • Once mixed up a hyena for a cheetah confusing and exciting co-workers about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
  • Thought that figs were actually made of sticks and wondered why people ate them.
  • Made friends with a person who was associated with the Russian Mafia. He gave Dan a ride home from the bar.
  • He has never been stung by a bee or punched in the face. However, he did punch a bully in the face as a child.
  • Dan is a superkick savant.
  • Dan has never seen a plum.
  • Dan only knows that lemons grow on trees because of that Simpson's episode.
  • He and his grandfather both have three nipples.

Quotes

  • "I like the idea of Australia."
  • "Mr. Gorbachev, do a thing."
  • "Soren...isn't that the bad guy from the Lord of the Rings or something?"
  • "It was pretty cool when they asked you to design a snowflake, and I just drew a blue dick and it was just snowing like blue dicks for an entire level."
  • "I kinda do Dan Cam all the time when I just look around."
  • “I’ve never been sexually attracted to a dinosaur. Not even once.”
  • "I just didn't go to class. I drank and played video games for five and a half years."
  • "Yes! That's the whole point of life! The less shit you know, the happier you are. I'm smart enough to know how stupid I am. And I know I love it this way."
  • "I feel like I would have been shot to death 15 years ago if karma existed."
  • "This game is my Jesus." (Dan Ryckert on Mario Party)
  • "Say what you will about Nintendo sticking with the tried and true, but I have no problem with that as long as it stays this fun."
  • "I do not like robot ladies."
  • "I'm never doing PCP, Jesus Christ. Or maybe I should do it all the time, I can't tell."
  • "I'm on the top floor, I'm on a mattress. If my apartment building collapses I'll probably just surf the mattress down."
  • "I want to see [Edge of Tomorrow] because I'm going to marry Emily Blunt. I'm going to ask for her hand in marriage."
  • "So every chapter Jose Canseco goes through a different time period and his small penis gets him in trouble."
  • "Fuck yourself in hell!"
  • "So if I'm not a fancy guy with fancy tasted, I need to know, could I throw like a hundred chicken breasts in a bathtub and throw a sous-vide in there?"
  • "I've never had to punch a dog in the face."
  • "I'm not going to biology class here, I just want to eat a cow."

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