#1 Posted by Cornkrise (9 posts) -

I'm not sure if anyone will see this.

Earlier, I may have sent Jeff Gerstmann a question on tumblr. Starting out as a silly joke, that I would've just ended up sending as anonymous. Well things didn't end up as planned. After sending the question, I had quickly realized there was no anonymous option. Anyways, its not that I care about the angry fan mail I've been receiving on tumblr over the question; no actually its that I don't want to be seen as a "Giant Bomb Hater". I love the site, been watching everything on my roku for more than a few years now, and well just seeing that there's no other group of journalists out there as interesting, as you guys. On a valid note, i'd just like to apologize if my joke was taken the wrong way.

Also to elaborate on my question. I was just bouncing off a quote between Tim Schafer and Jeff Gerstmann when they quick looked “Broken Age” and Jeff had said that people thought his page would bomb. Anyways no matter what confusions, I still think this is really funny.

#2 Edited by bigjeffrey (4817 posts) -

lol with a user name like that. Post he is referring too.

Sad-Cunt

#3 Posted by TruthTellah (8578 posts) -

@cornkrise: Hey, at least you had an amazingly appropriate user name next to it.

Sorry you slipped up on your anonymous joke, duder.

#4 Posted by AMyggen (2612 posts) -

Haha, the Tumbør handle "sad-cunt" makes this even better.

#5 Posted by billymagnum (737 posts) -

...Post he is referring too.

i dont get it. where's the joke?

#6 Posted by mercutio123 (468 posts) -

Probably a terrible person in every way.

#7 Posted by SteadyingMeat (1122 posts) -

I think most people would have assumed it was just a " joke " if you hadn't sent that second message. Also, how did you not notice you didn't click anonymous? :P

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#8 Edited by AMyggen (2612 posts) -

I think most people would have assumed it was just a " joke " if you hadn't sent that second message. Also, how did you not notice you didn't click anonymous? :P

I guess he just forgot. Posting as your Tumblr handle is the default option, so I can totally see how someone can just submit a message without really thinking about that.

#9 Posted by Zevvion (1830 posts) -

Ignore it because you didn't sent it anonymous? In other words, if you were to send it anonymous, you wouldn't have told him to ignore the joke and wouldn't have come here to apologize for it.

You sound pretty insincere to me dude. I don't think it's that terrible of a comment, but if you feel you need to apologize, you're not doing a great job of it.

#10 Posted by LackingSaint (1776 posts) -

I still can't figure out what the question is actually asking.

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#12 Posted by billymagnum (737 posts) -

@wilshere said:

@billymagnum said:

...Post he is referring too.

i dont get it. where's the joke?

Really?

palm2damudafukinface, no. allow me to spell out the fact that i saw the joke, and judged it to be nowhere near the realm of humorous. hence, i didnt find any joke in that link......get it?

#13 Edited by MB (12079 posts) -

I think this topic is the best part of the whole affair. 7.5/10.

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#14 Posted by Brodehouse (9650 posts) -

The world is extra strength silly.

#15 Posted by Baillie (4041 posts) -

Calm down billy, no need to get all crazy.

#16 Edited by Fattony12000 (7101 posts) -

They're still settling into the new office.

#17 Posted by RazielCuts (2942 posts) -

I think some people are just hatin' on the color purple. IMO, purple beats every other color out there.

I also think purple is kind've neat but you've ruined the colour for me, FOREVER!

#18 Edited by Aegon (5419 posts) -

Let me get this straigh, in your "joke" from yesterday, you were referring to some obscure moment during a quick look that was done two months ago?...

What?

#19 Posted by Humanity (8874 posts) -

@aegon said:

Let me get this straigh, in your "joke" from yesterday, you were referring to some obscure moment during a quick look that was done two months ago?...

What?

Get with it you square!

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#20 Posted by geirr (2483 posts) -
@aegon said:

Let me get this straigh, in your "joke" from yesterday, you were referring to some obscure moment during a quick look that was done two months ago?...

What?

Doesn't sound very plausible, does it?

#21 Posted by shivermetimbers (763 posts) -

I don't know whether to be indifferent, laugh, or depressed.

#22 Edited by cloudymusic (1063 posts) -

If you only wanted it to be published if your name wasn't attached to it, what does that say about you and your comment? If it's such an obvious joke, you should be fine with it being published with your name next to it.

Perhaps you knew that it actually reads more like venomous troll-shit.

#23 Posted by SSully (4130 posts) -

I enjoyed reading about the life of this sad-cunt

#24 Posted by CornBREDX (4874 posts) -

I don't get it.

Interesting you bring more attention to something you were trying to do anonymously. This comes off like a failed troll attempt.

People shouldn't bother you about it, though. Your tumblr post makes no sense. Not that this thread makes much sense either.

#25 Posted by crusader8463 (14415 posts) -

Got caught being a dipshit, tried to back peddle. Hilarity ensues.

#26 Posted by punkxblaze (2961 posts) -

SHOULDA DONE JUST LEFT IT ALONE, SON.

#27 Posted by JasonR86 (9611 posts) -

I had no idea this was even a thing until you brought it up OP. Which I imagine was the point.

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#28 Posted by cloudnineboya (774 posts) -

cool user name very appropriate.

#29 Edited by Cornkrise (9 posts) -

ahhaha fact of the matter is, i'm not asking any of you to accept my apology. I'd just like to point out that; in no way am I an "pewdiepie" fan trying to harass Giant Bomb. I love the site, and gets me through terribly boring days. Please don't think that in any way, i'm trying to white knight my way back into the GB community; only for the sole fact that I know i'm probably digging myself a bigger hole, as I type this.

#30 Posted by TooWalrus (13139 posts) -

...Post he is referring too.

i dont get it. where's the joke?

Nah man, there isn't one. Jokes are funny, this dude's doin' it wrong. Though I suppose some find anonymous hate funny.

#31 Edited by Brodehouse (9650 posts) -

The people who are going to harass you are going to do it independent of an apology. In fact, an apology will probably just license normally nice people to pile on. (That's not to say never apologize; apologize to people who've earned respect, not crowds)

I don't know if English is your first language, but you may want to spend more time proofing your posts or reviewing for clarity. I don't even know if you were being rude because I can't parse that tumblr post for shit.

#32 Edited by Cornkrise (9 posts) -

well you got me....... This is just an attention ploy. I'm just a Net Artist trying to make music for people who don't know what music is. Anyways; Jeff, I think its time you turned Giant Bomb into the biggest internet sub-culture site, since hipsterrunoff. Witch-house,seapunk,vaporwave,memerap is the future. Time to get with 2k14.

#33 Posted by joshwent (2144 posts) -

I'd just like to point out that; in no way am I... trying to harass Giant Bomb.

Step 1: Don't directly insult the guy who made the site?

#34 Edited by Yummylee (21305 posts) -

What the fuck is even happening I don't know.

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#35 Posted by cyberfunk (77 posts) -

If you have to post a joke anonymously... Its probably not a good joke.

#36 Posted by Shadow (4978 posts) -

I'm so enraged at your behavior that I'll forget about ever having heard about it within the hour

#37 Posted by Hadoken101 (732 posts) -

Never in my life have I managed to read through an entire thread and still somehow have no idea what the hell is even going on.

#38 Posted by Cornkrise (9 posts) -

Get you up to speed.

I was talking about how i'm hugely into the mobile gaming scene. So everyone started making fun of me.

#39 Posted by Oldirtybearon (4609 posts) -

This belongs on America's Dumbest Criminals.

#40 Edited by Chaser324 (6345 posts) -
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#41 Posted by The_Nubster (2054 posts) -

I figured it was a joke when I read it, just a really bad one. Doubly sad that you had to tell him to ignore it, and even more so that you had to make this topic to defend yourself.

On another note, I think it was very poor form for Jeff to, inadvertently or not, sic the attack dogs on you. Even if you happened to catch him on an off day and your post really pissed him off, someone in his position should know better to make public the handles of the people who bug them.

#42 Posted by Brodehouse (9650 posts) -

Witch-house,seapunk,vaporwave,memerap is the future. Time to get with 2k14.

Well he is right about vaporwave.

#43 Edited by Cornkrise (9 posts) -

@the_nubster: In all honestly you're right. But seeing as Jeff always has something clever or hillarious to say; at just about any of the questions people ask them. I was hoping he would find a clever way to respond to my question. But you're right, I might've just caught him on an off day. :( Anyways, putting myself in his position; if something like that happened me at the slightest i'd probably expose the person too. Just for giggles. I'm sure his intentions weren't to demean said person in anyway.

#44 Posted by thatdutchguy (1271 posts) -

Kids are fucking weird these days.

#45 Posted by Slag (4085 posts) -

Question Marks are a lost art apparently.

#46 Posted by TrafalgarLaw (1062 posts) -

The joke's on you.

#47 Edited by MB (12079 posts) -

@thatdutchguy said:

Kids are fucking weird these days.

Kids were just as weird in my day, we just didn't have the internet so our weirdness was kept more or less contained. If I did have the internet as a kid, I never even would have left the house.

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#48 Posted by TheManWithNoPlan (5273 posts) -

I'm seriously lost here.

#49 Edited by Bam_Boozilled (150 posts) -

@cornkrise said:

@the_nubster: In all honestly you're right. But seeing as Jeff always has something clever or hillarious to say; at just about any of the questions people ask them. I was hoping he would find a clever way to respond to my question. But you're right, I might've just caught him on an off day. :( Anyways, putting myself in his position; if something like that happened me at the slightest i'd probably expose the person too. Just for giggles. I'm sure his intentions weren't to demean said person in anyway.

Like some others have said, if you didn't back pedal immediately when you figured out your 'joke' wasn't anonymous things probably would seem entirely different. You must have expected some unwanted fallout from your post if you don't want your name attached to it. I'm definitely going to be skeptical about what you say your intentions were. Partially because this whole thing makes very little sense.

#50 Edited by Splodge (1080 posts) -

I love this. Internet consequences for your internet bullshit!