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#1 Edited by Gratefuldead207 (179 posts) -

As they announced on UPF. Every one wish Dan good luck as he leaves Giant Bomb. Who will take his place? Where will he go? GBeast? Taco Bell? Iron Galaxy? Maybe we will find out this Tuesday on the Bombcast...

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#2 Posted by RonGalaxy (4936 posts) -

They didn't actually announce anything though....

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#3 Posted by Daveyo520 (7766 posts) -

Bye Dan. I am sure Danny will miss you.

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#4 Edited by Relkin (1165 posts) -

Is he actually leaving, or transferring to the NY office?

While I found the way they handled this and Austins farewell to be funny, the ambiguity of Dan's departure is a bit frustrating.

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#5 Posted by SteveVice (268 posts) -

Seriously? is he leaving?

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#6 Posted by Zacagawea (1681 posts) -

Safe travels!

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#7 Posted by Forcen (2548 posts) -

but did they? It was confusing and ambiguous as fuck. He could just go on that roadtrip with johnny?

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#8 Posted by LassieME (261 posts) -

Best way to do this announcement honestly

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#9 Edited by OhBabes (147 posts) -

I thought it was nicely done. I reckon he's joining the East crew.

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#10 Posted by deactivated-5b85a38d6c493 (1990 posts) -

RV trip with Johnny V?

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#11 Posted by Lt_Dimension (5 posts) -

Bet he's doing the road trip they discussed at E3 with John Vignocchi

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#12 Edited by DocWattson (75 posts) -

I hope its the weinebego and not NYC. Johny V was tweeting Dan about it so I hope this means its for real.

-Gary-

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#13 Posted by Gratefuldead207 (179 posts) -

Dan would be a fantastic addition to the GBeast studio.

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#14 Posted by planetary (453 posts) -

Is this related to the baldness? Was *that* ever explained?

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#15 Posted by DystopiaX (5803 posts) -
@ohbabes said:

I thought it was nicely done. I reckon he's joing the East crew.

I kinda hope not. Maybe it was mostly Austin's influence but I've come to view the east crew as being more serious about criticism, and while I like Dan and his humour in a lot of things I don't see that as being a good fit? Maybe I'll be pleasantly surprised though.

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#16 Posted by Lucri (110 posts) -

Bye Dan!

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#17 Edited by citizencoffeecake (1538 posts) -

What the fuck is going on?

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#18 Posted by rmanthorp (4632 posts) -

He agreed he would leave town if he lost - he lost.

THESE are the facts.

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#19 Edited by Dr_Insane (756 posts) -

Hahha we got a The Walking Dead level cliffhanger on a freaking UPF. What a website this is. Hope it's just a trip or something (RV trip with JV real?) because I need Dan and Brad's Hitman adventures in my life.

PS why all the other thread getting deleted?

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#20 Posted by Rhombus_Of_Terror (2531 posts) -

Anyone have any favourite DAN moments?

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#21 Posted by jiggajoe14 (1819 posts) -

That was the craziest and most hilarious ending to a UPF I've seen in my time on this site lol. Still a ton of people in chat wondering what the hell happened.

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#22 Posted by JackTheNipper (5 posts) -

He is just leaving town, not GB, I guess. There is somewhere else he could go... :)

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#23 Posted by excast (1384 posts) -

I doubt he would have been talking about more Hitman competitions with Brad just yesterday if he was planning on actually leaving the site.

Unless that was part of the swerve too! :0

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#24 Posted by OhBabes (147 posts) -

@dr_insane: I created one of those then deleted it myself when I saw this one already had replies.

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#25 Posted by planetary (453 posts) -

Hahha we got a The Walking Dead level cliffhanger on a freaking UPF. What a website this is. PS why all the other thread getting deleted?

I deleted mine so we can consolidate on this one.

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#26 Posted by SinGulaR (2555 posts) -

Should I feel guilty because I secretly wish the way they announced it was real? Because that is totally the way we got rid of the annoying neighbour kid back in the day.

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#27 Posted by I_Stay_Puft (5578 posts) -

No clue what's happening cause I haven't watched the latest UPF but good luck Dan? On your future endeavors?

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#28 Posted by Gratefuldead207 (179 posts) -

@dystopiax: I think the three would be a great team and I believe they would end up making awesome content. While I do see what you mean about GBeast being a little more serious about how they cover games, it's still Giant Bomb none the less.

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#29 Edited by j-mack (86 posts) -

GB will have to start going all Misery on the new hires.

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#31 Posted by TracerX (153 posts) -

If he's moving to New Jersey like it seems like he is, I seriously doubt this is a goodbye.

The inevitable Dan/Vinny Kerbal mishaps will be legendary. Can't wait.

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#32 Posted by CouldbeRolf (256 posts) -

He might be leaving town, but for how long?

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#33 Edited by planetary (453 posts) -

https://www.reddit.com/r/giantbomb/comments/4u5ifl/announcement_dan_ryckert_ama_august_2nd_2016/

Posted by Vinny:

YOU HEARD ME.

Dan Ryckert, in celebration of our upcoming 10k subscriber milestone, has graciously agreed to host an AMA on our wonderful subreddit about a website about video games.

The AMA is expected to occur after the Live Bombcast recorded on that Tuesday. This post will be updated to reflect any new information.

Tell your friends, loved ones, enemies, strangers you met in the odd smelling elevator today! Because duders, we have much, much more planned.

Leave questions relating to the announcement and comments below!

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#34 Posted by Jaalmo (1749 posts) -

There is no way Dan is leaving. We need him for Hitbrad! I can't accept this!

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#35 Posted by roninenix (213 posts) -

Isn't he just going on the road trip with johnny V?

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#36 Edited by SaFt (643 posts) -

I'm sad to see him go, but the way they went about announcing it was interesting at least.

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#37 Posted by BetaBand (398 posts) -

This is a Pax wrestling thing. Calling it now.

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#38 Posted by Grondoth (529 posts) -

I"M PANICKING

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#39 Posted by OhBabes (147 posts) -

The goodbyes from Jason, Brad and Jeff were funny.

Could have done with a pre-recorded bit with Drew in tears or something, that would have been class.

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#40 Posted by CristianARG (117 posts) -

Bye bye dan and good luck.

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#41 Posted by DasBoot (109 posts) -

This is a work!

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#42 Edited by OhBabes (147 posts) -

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#43 Posted by planetary (453 posts) -

@tracerx said:

If he's moving to New Jersey like it seems like he is, I seriously doubt this is a goodbye.

The inevitable Dan/Vinny Kerbal mishaps will be legendary. Can't wait.

I don't understand. Why would anyone move to New Jersey?

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#44 Posted by 49th (3895 posts) -

Really funny way to announce this but I hope they tell us where Dan is going soon. I'd like to see him join GB East but I have a feeling he is moving on to something else.

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#45 Posted by Heroes_Die (36 posts) -

This is a confusing start to my Canadian long weekend.

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#46 Posted by MethodMan008 (1028 posts) -

I think Dan is leaving to be a wrestler. His twitter today kinda makes it look like that.

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#47 Posted by OhBabes (147 posts) -

Maybe Austin hired him for that site he went to :D :D :D :D :D

Imagine.

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#48 Posted by sparkysanxion (186 posts) -

I'm in the UK and I fell asleep as they were playing the Tetris thing. Music woke me up.........huh. :)

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#49 Posted by Daveyo520 (7766 posts) -
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#50 Posted by DasBoot (109 posts) -

It may help explain this from earlier: