Will Rich join the bomb now 38 is done?

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#1 Posted by catbusstop (19 posts) -

I guess this might have been speculated before. Hope so...

#2 Posted by doobie (605 posts) -

yeah. it has already been confirmed that rich and his twin brother mitch will join the GB crew next Wednesday at 4 pm.

#3 Posted by Winternet (7936 posts) -

Well, he was on that company for, what?, almost 5 years. He seems committed to be on the dev side of the industry so it would be natural for him to continue that way.

#4 Posted by Elohym (23 posts) -

You mean Mitch Gallup is going to be there too? Sweet!

#5 Posted by Breadfan (6586 posts) -

Probably. Someone has to replace Brad when he leaves.

#6 Posted by Zajtalan (1153 posts) -

Giantbomb Presents: Buttonmashing! lol

#7 Posted by spankingaddict (2646 posts) -

Ask Jeff , not us : )

#8 Posted by Cloudenvy (5890 posts) -

Everyone joins GiantBomb when they lose their job.

Also, in before mod sighs.

#9 Posted by Winternet (7936 posts) -

When I say button

#10 Posted by Jimbo (9708 posts) -

I think the old GameSpot crew might be cursed or something. They should make a movie about it.

#11 Posted by RedRoach (1158 posts) -

It'd be cool, Rich was always pretty awesome at GS. Although I think he'll continue being a developer.

#12 Posted by JohnDudebro (924 posts) -

Rich is actually going to star in the reboot of The Ben and Rich Show, coming this fall to CBS.

#13 Posted by DeathbyYeti (739 posts) -

the forum is pretty much fan fiction

as soon as a friend or former co worker of the guys on Giant Bomb seems in trouble or out of a job, everyone makes a post asking if they will be joining the site

#14 Posted by CornBREDX (4454 posts) -

Hey you know that guy that lost his job that reviewed games that one time? Is he going to be hired by Giantbomb now?

I know no one would ever ask that, you guys, I'm the first. Cus they all want to work for Giantbomb.

That's how it works, right? Your friend loses his job you just give him one?

Budget? Whats that? Phhfft

#15 Posted by deadly_polo (471 posts) -

Only if he wants to will he, but just as Rorie has moved on from his old Gamespot job Rich has moved his career away from the content producing he did at Gamespot so to speak as if it is inevitability is just wasted breath.

#16 Posted by wjb (1551 posts) -

No, it would be a cold day in hell for Rich if he ever works for a place that uses profanity regularly and sits down while podcasting.

#17 Posted by Milkman (16226 posts) -
@CornBREDX: For the record, Rich never even reviewed games at GameSpot.  
 
But yeah, these threads are incredibly dumb.
#18 Posted by CornBREDX (4454 posts) -

@Milkman: Ya, I know. The joke still plays =P

#19 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -
@Breadfan said:
Probably. Someone has to replace Brad when he leaves.
Yea.
#20 Posted by IndeedCodyBrown (391 posts) -

Hopefully

#21 Posted by Animasta (14460 posts) -

if they didn't hire rorie then I don't see why they would hire Gallup instead

#22 Posted by Elyk247 (361 posts) -

Who knows? Stranger things have happened.

#23 Posted by Cloudenvy (5890 posts) -

@Animasta said:

if they didn't hire rorie then I don't see why they would hire Gallup instead

They really should hire Rorie. :(

#24 Posted by catbusstop (19 posts) -

Regardless of if he joins GB or just turns up as one of their unemployed bombcast guests that they like getting in, hopefully Rich has got something lined up - sucks to have something like that happen to a nice guy like him.

#25 Posted by captain_clayman (3300 posts) -

can we...stop with these threads?

#26 Posted by Azteck (7447 posts) -

I hear Tricky needs someone to take of that mane of his.

#27 Posted by James_ex_machina (896 posts) -

Rich seemed to have a good 'tude at PAX. Just wondering how much he knew then. When the company I work for was up for sale and struggling to make payroll it was tough going in each day.

#28 Posted by Vinny_Says (5630 posts) -

I hope they hire Rich, Rorie, Karie, Greg and Miguel back and things wil go back to normal.

#29 Posted by alternate (2654 posts) -

He has a life and a family on the east coast. I imagine a dev job out there will be first choice.

#30 Posted by AlexanderSheen (4665 posts) -

No...

#31 Posted by Stonyman65 (2405 posts) -

Damn, all we need now is Alex back in SF, Rorie over to Giant Bomb, and Carrie back from EA..

#32 Posted by Gizmo (5389 posts) -

Rich is exactly what Giantbomb needs.

COMPLETE THE CYCLE AND REUNITE THE GAMESPOTTERS!

#33 Posted by TEHMAXXORZ (1199 posts) -

@Breadfan said:

Probably. Someone has to replace Brad when he leaves.

I gave you a slow clap.

#34 Posted by supamon (1325 posts) -

This is starting to sound more and more like a twisted version of fantasy football, fantasy video game journalism!

#35 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8060 posts) -
#36 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

@AhmadMetallic said:

@Breadfan said:
Probably. Someone has to replace Brad when he leaves.
Yea.

Incorrect. Brad's not leaving, he's moving in to Rich's eyebrow.

#37 Posted by CactusJack (142 posts) -

yes please?

#38 Posted by FreakAche (2938 posts) -

@DeathbyYeti said:

the forum is pretty much fan fiction

as soon as a friend or former co worker of the guys on Giant Bomb seems in trouble or out of a job, everyone makes a post asking if they will be joining the site

I think this kind of rampant speculation was all kicked off by the fact that it actually happened with Alex Navarro and Matt Rorie a few years ago.

#39 Posted by NoobSauceG7 (1210 posts) -

Doubt it...

#40 Posted by Nightriff (4338 posts) -

No, probably not but hopefully a Bombcast, Sessler got one so should he.

#41 Posted by JeanLuc (3518 posts) -

@Winternet said:

When I say button

you say mashing

#42 Posted by RedRoach (1158 posts) -

@JeanLuc said:

@Winternet said:

When I say button

you say mashing

BUTTON!

#43 Posted by devilzrule27 (1235 posts) -

I'm still waiting for them to hire Jason Ocampo!

#44 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -

As what?

#45 Posted by Demoskinos (13849 posts) -

Giantbomb is the new NWO. Everyone is joining.

#46 Posted by JasonR86 (9372 posts) -

Who knows?

#47 Posted by punkxblaze (2877 posts) -

@Jason_Bourne said:

@JeanLuc said:

@Winternet said:

When I say button

you say mashing

BUTTON!

MASHING!

#48 Posted by LiquidS (970 posts) -

@punkxblaze said:

@Jason_Bourne said:

@JeanLuc said:

@Winternet said:

When I say button

you say mashing

BUTTON!

MASHING!

Button!!

#49 Posted by Kyle (2323 posts) -

People keep forgetting that Rich got a job at 38 BECAUSE he moved to the East coast, not the other way around.

#50 Posted by C_Rakestraw (803 posts) -

@LiquidS said:

@punkxblaze said:

@Jason_Bourne said:

@JeanLuc said:

@Winternet said:

When I say button

you say mashing

BUTTON!

MASHING!

Button!!

MASHING!!

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