Posted by DrSwank (509 posts) 1 year, 11 months ago

Poll: Should Giant Bomb open the /chat NOW for the Xbox Announcment tomorrow? (171 votes)

YES! I want pitch a virtual tent in the chat room. 54%
Psh, you so crazy. 47%
#1 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4194 posts) -

Yes, why? They already said yes. What is this shit?

#2 Posted by Kidable (130 posts) -

Pretty sure the chat isn't just something they can just leave up, as they've mentioned before. Well for now anyway, they're working on a better system.

#3 Posted by JasonR86 (10000 posts) -

Nah.

#4 Posted by DrSwank (509 posts) -

@kidable: what would happen if they left it up? too much strain on the server?

#5 Posted by DrSwank (509 posts) -

Yes, why? They already said yes. What is this shit?

They already said yes? The chat isn't live right now... when did they say they're starting it?

#6 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4194 posts) -

Oh. Oh well. Do an all nighter?. Mm. Whatever. Its like: Would tonight be more taxing than during E3?. Both kill server babies.

#7 Edited by DrSwank (509 posts) -

Oh. Oh well. Do an all nighter?. Mm. Whatever. Its like: Would tonight be more taxing than during E3?. Both kill server babies.

my thoughts exactly. just thought it would be kind of fun to have an interactive build up.

#8 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4194 posts) -

@drewmaw: Well I'm all for killing server babies. But do YOU wanna have that on your conscience?

I mean actually.. Well they did that all night Halo Marathon. You're right. Let's play some Halo.

#9 Posted by Milkman (17833 posts) -

I still don't understand why Microsoft is doing the show in the middle of the day. Don't they want this to be an event? Wouldn't they try to get a primetime slot for it?

#10 Posted by JacDG (2137 posts) -

@milkman said:

I still don't understand why Microsoft is doing the show in the middle of the day. Don't they want this to be an event? Wouldn't they try to get a primetime slot for it?

Maybe so it's easier for Europe to follow as well? It's on 7 PM where I live, so that is the case in most of Europe. They probably could've pushed it a few hours, but it would be my guess.

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#11 Posted by Winternet (8234 posts) -

All night long, baby, all night.

#12 Posted by LibrorumProhibitorum (413 posts) -

That sounds like fun.

#13 Posted by Chaser324 (7044 posts) -

Aside from needless server load, there's also the fact that someone has to be there to police the chat. Who knows what sort of illicit stuff might go on in a chat room without the ever present gaze of staff and moderators.

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#14 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4194 posts) -

@chaser324: Its a summer jam. A sleepover, you might say.

That sounds so good..

#15 Edited by Oscar__Explosion (2660 posts) -

nope. We can wait till tomorrow plus who's gonna mod the chat all night long?

#16 Posted by Chaser324 (7044 posts) -

Also, I caution you guys against getting overly-hyped for this event. There's a pretty decent chance that MS is going to be holding back a lot for E3.

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#17 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (4814 posts) -

No

#18 Edited by Blu3V3nom07 (4194 posts) -

Ah shit yea! Its happening!!

In an hour.

Well, I guess I'm not sure what 'Crossing the Streams' really is.. But ah. Cool.

#19 Posted by LibrorumProhibitorum (413 posts) -

Well, I guess I'm not sure what 'Crossing the Streams' really is.. But ah. Cool.

It's a really weird fetish the staff is into.

#20 Posted by selfconfessedcynic (2721 posts) -

54% say no?

You guys are LAME.

#21 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4194 posts) -
#22 Edited by CircleNine (390 posts) -

No.

Also 102%.

#23 Posted by selfconfessedcynic (2721 posts) -

@blu3v3nom07: @circlenine:

Mine's sitting at 51/52 - so 103 now.

Shit be broke, yo!

(the bad side is still winning though : / )

#24 Edited by Blu3V3nom07 (4194 posts) -

It happened! All night chat!!

Wait, what happened to the chat?. So, no?..

#25 Posted by bluesun (296 posts) -

At the end, all I heard was live bare naked...

#26 Posted by Oscar__Explosion (2660 posts) -

Yeah I saw that they were actually gonna leave it up all night, but it went down :(

#27 Edited by Oscar__Explosion (2660 posts) -

No.

Also 102%.

Ewwww Light theme background.

#28 Edited by Blu3V3nom07 (4194 posts) -

Börk Börk Börk! Let’s meke-a pancakes. Zee next shoo is schedooled tu stert in...

: /

#29 Posted by BeachThunder (13077 posts) -

Also, I caution you guys against getting overly-hyped for this event. There's a pretty decent chance that MS is going to be holding back a lot for E3.

Being hyped about events is fun, even if they aren't particularly interesting.

Also, yes.

#30 Edited by Skytylz (4070 posts) -

@chaser324 said:

Also, I caution you guys against getting overly-hyped for this event. There's a pretty decent chance that MS is going to be holding back a lot for E3.

Being hyped about events is fun, even if they aren't particularly interesting.

Also, yes.

Being hyped is more fun than any event can be.

Wanting something is almost always better than having it.

#31 Posted by DarthOrange (4091 posts) -

@milkman said:

I still don't understand why Microsoft is doing the show in the middle of the day. Don't they want this to be an event? Wouldn't they try to get a primetime slot for it?

Yea some people have to be at school and other older farts are at work. Who the hell is actually going to be watching this on Spike in the U.S.?

#32 Posted by selfconfessedcynic (2721 posts) -

@skytylz said:

@beachthunder said:

@chaser324 said:

Also, I caution you guys against getting overly-hyped for this event. There's a pretty decent chance that MS is going to be holding back a lot for E3.

Being hyped about events is fun, even if they aren't particularly interesting.

Also, yes.

Being hyped is more fun than any event can be.

Wanting something is almost always better than having it.

Agreed - though when an event goes well, it can all be 100% worth it.

Eg. FFXIII reveal, GTAIV reveal, etc.

#33 Posted by benpicko (2016 posts) -

It should be open now, yes.

#34 Edited by Zeik (3127 posts) -

I have low expectations for the Microsoft event but high expectations for the Giantbomb stream of the Microsoft event.

Get hype!

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