Contacting Jeff Gerstmann

#1 Posted by HanssenTheMighty (35 posts) -

How does one contact Giant Bomb's Editor In Chief Jeff Gerstmann?  I need to ask him something privately.  Thank you.

#2 Edited by TwoOneFive (9787 posts) -

send him a pm.  
he's on your list of people you follow.  

#3 Posted by ajamafalous (12392 posts) -
#4 Posted by Ineedaname (4276 posts) -

Ground control to Major Gertsmann.
 
You have to put 2 fingers to your ear, and say Jeff 3 times.
 
Sometimes the wrong Jeff appears.
 In fact I'm yet to have Jeff Gertsmann appear.
Jeff Bridges once. That's it though.

#5 Posted by JiuJitsuka85 (379 posts) -

 http://www.giantbomb.com/profile/jeff/
 
And then click "Send PM" ( It's next to the yellow star )

#6 Posted by Psynapse (1084 posts) -
@Ineedaname said:
" Ground control to Major Gertsmann.  You have to put 2 fingers to your ear, and say Jeff 3 times.  Sometimes the wrong Jeff appears.  In fact I'm yet to have Jeff Gertsmann appear. Jeff Bridges once. That's it though. "
GOLD!
#7 Posted by iam3green (14368 posts) -

i don't think he replies to PM's. i sent him a PM  while ago about DRM he never answered me. i was going to use him as a source for a paper as to why companies shouldn't put DRM into games. i never got an answer so i didn't use him. i can still use him if he ever replies to me.

#8 Posted by Landon (4134 posts) -
@Ineedaname said:
" Ground control to Major Gertsmann.  You have to put 2 fingers to your ear, and say Jeff 3 times.  Sometimes the wrong Jeff appears.  In fact I'm yet to have Jeff Gertsmann appear. Jeff Bridges once. That's it though. "
That's weird. I tap my heels together 3 times and whisper his last name over and over again. I do this about 2 hours a day.
...it hasn't worked yet.
#9 Posted by Sticky_Pennies (2031 posts) -

You guys are doing it wrong. 
 
You have to send out a smoke signal in the shape of a Jungler. The only problem is, this fire needs to be started with beard-hairs of Abraham Lincoln. This part is difficult, as to get to the the Abraham Lincoln beard-hair tree your need to fight a monster crafted solely of durgers. 
 
Not a problem, right?

#10 Posted by jmrwacko (2539 posts) -
@iam3green said:
" i don't think he replies to PM's. i sent him a PM  while ago about DRM he never answered me. i was going to use him as a source for a paper as to why companies shouldn't put DRM into games. i never got an answer so i didn't use him. i can still use him if he ever replies to me. "
Oh come on. If you want to contact the man, send him an e-mail or call the Giant Bomb office. You shouldn't expect to start having a casual conversation with the dude, but don't make him out to be some unreachable celebrity either.
#11 Posted by Kou_Leifoh (1959 posts) -

Jeff editor in chief?

#12 Posted by ButtonsMcBoomBoom (131 posts) -

You start threads about contacting him, and eventually he shows up.

#13 Posted by Dalai (7765 posts) -
@Ineedaname said:
" Ground control to Major Gertsmann.  You have to put 2 fingers to your ear, and say Jeff 3 times.  Sometimes the wrong Jeff appears.  In fact I'm yet to have Jeff Gertsmann appear. Jeff Bridges once. That's it though. "
Well there's your problem. You're trying to contact Jeff Gertsmann when you're looking for Jeff Gerstmann.
Online
#14 Posted by CL60 (17120 posts) -
@iam3green said:
" i don't think he replies to PM's. i sent him a PM  while ago about DRM he never answered me. i was going to use him as a source for a paper as to why companies shouldn't put DRM into games. i never got an answer so i didn't use him. i can still use him if he ever replies to me. "
I dunno about Jeff. But the staff will respond to PMs. Brad, Drew, and Dave have all responded to me before.
#15 Edited by SJSchmidt93 (4994 posts) -

Upon "yellowpaging" Jeff Gerstmann I come up with 2, both in CA, neither of which are in the area where I would expect this particular Jeff Gerstmann to be living.

#16 Posted by DEllen (163 posts) -
Jeff's like a piece of string, when you need him he's nowhere to be found but when you don't... BAM! he jumps out your closet and grants you 3 wishes. Well string dooesn't grant you 3 wishes but you get the point.
#17 Posted by Godlovesugly (281 posts) -

Play this song really loud and he'll appear. 
 

 

#18 Edited by NTM (8285 posts) -

He probably won't respond. If you're important enough to talk to, he'd think you'd be too busy to be on this site. You may not be able to tell, but he's a lot about business.
#19 Edited by Trilogy (2702 posts) -

Turn around...HE's RIGHT BEHIND YOU!

#20 Posted by emkeighcameron (1895 posts) -

Look for his coming, at first light, on the fifth day. At dawn, look to the East.
 

#21 Posted by CL60 (17120 posts) -
@Trilogy said:
" Turn around...He's RIGHT BEHIND YOU! "
Oh god!
#22 Posted by TheHT (12297 posts) -

privately huh? bow chika wow wow.

#23 Posted by Mikewrestler5 (638 posts) -

He most likely won't respond. He think he's an elitist.

#24 Posted by Ineedaname (4276 posts) -
@Dalai said:
" @Ineedaname said:
" Ground control to Major Gertsmann.  You have to put 2 fingers to your ear, and say Jeff 3 times.  Sometimes the wrong Jeff appears.  In fact I'm yet to have Jeff Gertsmann appear. Jeff Bridges once. That's it though. "
Well there's your problem. You're trying to contact Jeff Gertsmann when you're looking for Jeff Gerstmann. "
Turns out you were totally right.
Jeff says hi.
#25 Posted by HanssenTheMighty (35 posts) -

Well I did that and  thanks for the help.

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