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#1 Edited by TJUK (97 posts) -

Jeff's twitter indicates he has flown into LA. Does anyone know what he's there for?

Thanks

#2 Posted by StarvingGamer (7918 posts) -

E3 judges?

Just a guess

#3 Posted by Clonedzero (4050 posts) -

He flew down there just to confuse internet stalkers.

#4 Edited by MattyFTM (14328 posts) -

Probably E3 Judges week. That happens in LA at around this time of year.

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#5 Edited by Green_Incarnate (1788 posts) -

Hot dogs.

#6 Edited by Danteveli (1157 posts) -

He gets to see all the E3 games before E3 so he can start writing about them now and publish as the embargo is lifted.

#7 Edited by Unilad (554 posts) -

WARNING: Potential Stalker.

#8 Posted by I_smell (3925 posts) -

This isn't within the realm of just liking videogames any more now guys, you fucking creeps.

#9 Posted by YoThatLimp (1877 posts) -

@i_smell said:

This isn't within the realm of just liking videogames any more now guys, you fucking creeps.

Twitter is public you know.

#10 Edited by WalkerTR77 (1351 posts) -

He's being brought on to consult on the Fast & Furious series.

#11 Edited by Akeldama (4236 posts) -

Creepy shit in this thread.

#12 Edited by Picsl (201 posts) -

He said in the latest Jar Time (I believe) that he's been thinking about going on a vacation; maybe that's what's up. Then again, why would he go to L.A. for that? It's probably judges week...

#13 Edited by alternate (2679 posts) -

It is E3 judges and calling this stalkerish is so overreacting.

#14 Edited by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

@jk3107 said:

Then again, why would he go to L.A. for that?

He's taking time of to go spelunking in an abandoned Four Loko factory. And where is it located? In LA, of course.

E3 mystery: Solved.

#15 Posted by MattyFTM (14328 posts) -

@i_smell said:

This isn't within the realm of just liking videogames any more now guys, you fucking creeps.

@akeldama said:

Creepy shit in this thread.

He flew down there just to confuse internet stalkers.

@unilad said:

WARNING: Potential Stalker.

If you guys think this is creepy or stalkery, you clearly haven't spent enough time on the GB forums.

"Which Giant Bomb staff member would you fuck if you had to" is creepy. This is just inquisitive. Its generally pretty safe to assume that when Jeff travels, its related to video games. Which is relevant to the site. Which is in turn is relevant to the users. If he was away on personal business it would be creepy or stalkery, but that almost certainly isn't the case.

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#16 Edited by Fredchuckdave (5182 posts) -

@mattyftm: Indeed, Jeff doesn't have a personal life; he exists only on the internet.

#17 Posted by Humanity (8715 posts) -

Jeff doesn't take vacations. This is suspicious. He's also apparently found the tracking big I installed in his car since its impossible he's been parked outside of a Dominos for two weeks!

#18 Edited by Alexander (1721 posts) -
@mattyftm said:

If you guys think this is creepy or stalkery, you clearly haven't spent enough time on the GB forums.

Or the internet in general, people have no idea.

#19 Edited by Darji (5294 posts) -

@unilad said:

WARNING: Potential Stalker.

How? If he would not tweet it or make his twitter private than it would be stalking but if its public it is not stalking.

As for the question: Should be judges week.

#20 Posted by Excast (784 posts) -

Hey guys <heavy breathings> ... Which Giantbomb staffer would you most like to sit on a cake with? <heavier breathing>

/end creepiness

But yeah, it is like 4 weeks before E3, so I would imagine this is when all that judging nonsense happens.

#21 Posted by Brodehouse (9521 posts) -

Web 3.0

When no one has the right to stop someone from posting things publicly for others to see, but no one has the right to see things that are posted publicly.

#22 Posted by Kaiserreich (681 posts) -

Why is everyone on this site so obsessed with calling everything creepy? Jeff posted about this on his twitter, the same twitter the staff encourages people to follow on the front page.

#23 Posted by Winternet (8002 posts) -

He went to hang out with Riff Raff.

#24 Edited by TJUK (97 posts) -

@darji said:

@unilad said:

WARNING: Potential Stalker.

How? If he would not tweet it or make his twitter private than it would be stalking but if its public it is not stalking.

As for the question: Should be judges week.

I didn't mean to come across as stalker-ish with this thread. E3 judges week hadn't occurred to me at the time, though I agree it makes sense as the most likely reason for his trip.

At the time of posting I had assumed he was in LA to visit a developer about some new game or other. The implication being that there might be some related coverage coming up on the site this week. Like the GTA5 thing for example.

Sorry if this came across as stalker-ish. Jeff posted the fact that he was in LA on his twitter but didn't say why (not that he is obliged to of course). That was all that piqued my interest.

#25 Posted by Darji (5294 posts) -

@tjuk said:

@darji said:

@unilad said:

WARNING: Potential Stalker.

How? If he would not tweet it or make his twitter private than it would be stalking but if its public it is not stalking.

As for the question: Should be judges week.

I didn't mean to come across as stalker-ish with this thread. E3 judges week hadn't occurred to me at the time, though I agree it makes sense as the most likely reason for his trip.

At the time of posting I had assumed he was in LA to visit a developer about some new game or other. The implication being that there might be some related coverage coming up on the site this week. Like the GTA5 thing for example.

Sorry if this came across as stalker-ish. Jeff posted the fact that he was in LA on his twitter so it didn't occur to me this would be an issue.

Don't worry its not. People are just using these words way too fast these days^^

The GT event is as far as I know in Silverstone so its in Great Britain^^

#26 Posted by ZeForgotten (10397 posts) -

@tjuk said:

@darji said:

@unilad said:

WARNING: Potential Stalker.

How? If he would not tweet it or make his twitter private than it would be stalking but if its public it is not stalking.

As for the question: Should be judges week.

I didn't mean to come across as stalker-ish with this thread. E3 judges week hadn't occurred to me at the time, though I agree it makes sense as the most likely reason for his trip.

At the time of posting I had assumed he was in LA to visit a developer about some new game or other. The implication being that there might be some related coverage coming up on the site this week. Like the GTA5 thing for example.

Sorry if this came across as stalker-ish. Jeff posted the fact that he was in LA on his twitter so it didn't occur to me this would be an issue.

You didn't come off as a stalker at all.
These people just have a knack for using big words they don't actually know the meaning of. So carry on!

#27 Posted by EXTomar (4453 posts) -

I suspect he is going to dip a sandwich into a sauce.

#28 Edited by alternate (2679 posts) -

You creeps should leave Jeff alone. It isn't like he goes to LA for E3 judges this time ever year, mentioned a month a go that E3 judges was coming up, mentioned on Jar Time that E3 judges was around the corner, commented on his tumbler that he likes to go to E3 judges as he connects with a lot of his peers from other sites, said on the Friday show that he would be out all next week and then live tweeted from the plane and landing in LA.

If he wanted you to know what he was doing he would have said something, so respect his privacy!

#29 Posted by EXTomar (4453 posts) -

I don't think dipping a delicious sandwich into yummy sauce is creepy.

#30 Posted by Brendan (7667 posts) -

Twitters a public forum guys, stop giving the OP a hard time.

#31 Posted by EpicSteve (6470 posts) -

I don't know. I've been in these bushes outside his hotel. He hasn't woken up yet.

#32 Edited by Darji (5294 posts) -

I don't know. I've been in these bushes outside his hotel. He hasn't woken up yet.

You know hotels have back-doors right?

#33 Posted by EpicSteve (6470 posts) -

@darji said:

@epicsteve said:

I don't know. I've been in these bushes outside his hotel. He hasn't woken up yet.

You know hotels have back-doors right?

Yeah, but you need a guest key. I'd register with the hotel but I don't want my name on the books if theres...an accident.

#34 Posted by BBAlpert (1354 posts) -

@darji said:

@epicsteve said:

I don't know. I've been in these bushes outside his hotel. He hasn't woken up yet.

You know hotels have back-doors right?

Hotels aren't the only things with back d-alright that's taking the joke too far, now. My apologies.

#35 Posted by TJUK (97 posts) -

I never expected this thread to be so much fun. :)

#36 Posted by Demoskinos (14520 posts) -

He went to hang out with Riff Raff.

This. RAP GAME WHITE GRIMACE SON.

#37 Edited by louiedog (2333 posts) -

I don't know why this is creepy. Jeff often travels for the work that he does for this site. People are wondering what he's working on. What's creepy about that? Now, if the answer was that he was on vacation and the trip was personal and people started prying into that, then it's creepy.

#38 Posted by Darji (5294 posts) -

@bbalpert said:

@darji said:

@epicsteve said:

I don't know. I've been in these bushes outside his hotel. He hasn't woken up yet.

You know hotels have back-doors right?

Hotels aren't the only things with back d-alright that's taking the joke too far, now. My apologies.

Haven't seen this video in a long time. glad I remembered it^^

#39 Posted by Jams (2959 posts) -

I don't know. I've been in these bushes outside his hotel. He hasn't woken up yet.

Oh, so that's what I heard? I was sitting in my car with a sound amplifier pointed at his window and I could have sworn I heard what sounded like somebody repeatedly sticking their finger in a can of silly putty.

#40 Posted by Unilad (554 posts) -

@tjuk said:

@darji said:

@unilad said:

WARNING: Potential Stalker.

How? If he would not tweet it or make his twitter private than it would be stalking but if its public it is not stalking.

As for the question: Should be judges week.

I didn't mean to come across as stalker-ish with this thread. E3 judges week hadn't occurred to me at the time, though I agree it makes sense as the most likely reason for his trip.

At the time of posting I had assumed he was in LA to visit a developer about some new game or other. The implication being that there might be some related coverage coming up on the site this week. Like the GTA5 thing for example.

Sorry if this came across as stalker-ish. Jeff posted the fact that he was in LA on his twitter so it didn't occur to me this would be an issue.

You didn't come off as a stalker at all.

These people just have a knack for using big words they don't actually know the meaning of. So carry on!

You clearly have a knack for not understanding humour, even when it sits on your face. Surely the hyperbolic use of 'Stalker' was a give away. (....Or ridiculous use of capitals in 'WARNING')

However, I did not mean to cause any offence, and you certainly have no need to apologise.

Yours sincerely,

'These people'

#42 Posted by Little_Socrates (5675 posts) -

For the record, it's almost definitely E3 Judges Week, as a whole lot of people I follow on Twitter are in L.A. right now and there was a lengthy conversation between Jeff, Abbie Heppe, and some of the HMX people about a karaoke bar they like to go to during judges' week last night. Pope started it 'cause he's NOT at E3 Judges' week.

I didn't do ANY digging to see that conversation, it just played out on my Twitter feed. But, well, maybe that exposes some of the ways Twitter is super-weird.

#43 Posted by Eidderf (506 posts) -

I know this is a bit off-topic but when exactly is E3 this year, with all these next-gen press conferences and Nintendo's online direct stuff I've lost track of when it all actually kicks off properly.

#44 Edited by Darji (5294 posts) -

@eidderf said:

I know this is a bit off-topic but when exactly is E3 this year, with all these next-gen press conferences and Nintendo's online direct stuff I've lost track of when it all actually kicks off properly.

Conferences are all on June 10th and I think the day after E3 opens.

#45 Posted by deathstriker666 (1337 posts) -

I'm sure if the staff actually cared about people "stalking" them then they wouldn't post anything public on Twitter.... or run a website centered around on their distinct personalities. Because lets face it, there's not much else to please a daily audience if you're just going to cover video games. If they did care they brought it on themselves.

#46 Edited by skelington_ (292 posts) -

@jams said:

@epicsteve said:

I don't know. I've been in these bushes outside his hotel. He hasn't woken up yet.

Oh, so that's what I heard? I was sitting in my car with a sound amplifier pointed at his window and I could have sworn I heard what sounded like somebody repeatedly sticking their finger in a can of silly putty.

:D

Fuckin' A.

#47 Posted by DonPixel (2585 posts) -

@mattyftm said:

@i_smell said:

This isn't within the realm of just liking videogames any more now guys, you fucking creeps.

@akeldama said:

Creepy shit in this thread.

@clonedzero said:

He flew down there just to confuse internet stalkers.

@unilad said:

WARNING: Potential Stalker.

If you guys think this is creepy or stalkery, you clearly haven't spent enough time on the GB forums.

"Which Giant Bomb staff member would you fuck if you had to" is creepy. This is just inquisitive. Its generally pretty safe to assume that when Jeff travels, its related to video games. Which is relevant to the site. Which is in turn is relevant to the users. If he was away on personal business it would be creepy or stalkery, but that almost certainly isn't the case.

ya personality cult disorder goes shit crazy around here.

#48 Posted by Hunter5024 (5511 posts) -

PrE3.

#49 Edited by SeanFoster (854 posts) -

I just looked at the picture he posted on Twitter of his E3 judges notebook. How much lower can I go? What next, pedophilia?

#50 Posted by RenegadeDoppelganger (406 posts) -

I'm really interested to know the dynamic during Judges week. Is it super casual where everyone reaches a consensus easily or are their heated battles over what games make the cut (similar to how the GB GOTY discussions play out).