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#51 Posted by robsamuel (140 posts) -

Had a feeling. Good luck Patrick, I hope you do something great.

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#52 Posted by ELpork (461 posts) -

Keep that fro spicy please.

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#53 Posted by InternetDotCom (4025 posts) -

I'm definitely not working for Dave Lang.

That is exactly what someone who IS going to work for Dave Lang would say.

Ultra Windjammers 2: Championship Edition confirmed.

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#55 Edited by defordj (175 posts) -

You'll be missed, Patrick. Best wishes for whatever you're off to do next.

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#56 Posted by juhoz (60 posts) -

Wait, what the fuck, for reals? No way, worst news since Ryan passed :( Long live Scoops!

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#57 Posted by Aistan (228 posts) -

I'll miss you, Patrick. Good luck with everything you do in the future, and thanks for everything you've done here at Giant Bomb.

Hope to see you continuing to do good work somewhere soon.

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#58 Edited by Sayishere (1854 posts) -


I was one of those disbelievers at the beginning thinking 'WHO THE FUCK IS THIS GUY' little did i know, i was gaining a internet personality I truly enjoyed. I will miss your presence on the site Patrick, all the best.

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#59 Edited by mbr2 (645 posts) -

Thank you and good luck, duder!


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#60 Posted by THE_RUCKUS (420 posts) -

i thought this would happen in way Patrick was doing alot of different types of work and some of it worked well within giant bomb and some of it felt bit out of place. though Patrick has had positive influence on giant bomb the dump truck being one in many.

good luck Patrick

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#61 Posted by baka_shinji17 (1468 posts) -

Mondays and Fridays will not be nearly as special without Scoops in the morning. You're still awesome though!

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#62 Edited by forkboy (1650 posts) -

Sad to hear you're going Patrick. You've been a really good addition to the Bombsquad that added something a little different to the site, a different (and slightly younger) perspective which I greatly appreciated. And while with the internet you'll never be far away, it'll be a shame not to see you on the annual Game of the Year videos next year. So I guess you'll need to make sure you drop round to the Giant Bomb set at E3 this year, gatecrash if you have to!

Good luck and I'm sure I'll keep an eye on your work wherever it is that you land. And hey, at least you went out on a high because holy shit that duet you and Jeff did of Click Click Boom is one for the ages!

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#63 Posted by Pink_o_mat (224 posts) -

Best of luck! Always enjoyed your work! Happy you are staying in editorial!

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#64 Posted by Maajin (1181 posts) -

Shit! =[

(I bet he's going to work for/with Max Temkin, somehow.)

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#65 Posted by kristov_romanov (508 posts) -

I logged on to catch the last day of nuttiness and saw this. Bittersweet.

Be well Patrick. Shame GB got shitted up on the last day of the year...

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#66 Posted by lazarusoflife (10 posts) -

So sad to see you go, but looking forward to seeing what's next.

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#68 Posted by SandwichApoc (92 posts) -

Here's to a new tide of adventures Mr. Klepek. It's been a fun ride with you at the news helm.

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#71 Edited by Shaanyboi (1694 posts) -

You brought a great perspective and a desire to broaden the conversation on this site which was sorely needed. Giantbomb will always be a fun place, but it'll be a lesser place without you. Thank you for all your fine work over the last few years, and best of luck in all your future endeavors. I look forward to seeing what you do next :)


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#72 Posted by FifiChiaPet (48 posts) -

I hope Bombin in the AM will survive in some capacity.

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#73 Posted by masterofmetroid (22 posts) -

Your one of the best Patrick. Hope i still get to see you knockin' heads out there wherever you end up next.

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#74 Posted by Tampler (19 posts) -

Sad to see yo go Patrick, but I have no doubt you will be fine in your future endeavours. Best of luck, and hope you wont be a stranger!

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#75 Posted by ripelivejam (13229 posts) -

Wont lie, i teared up a bit.

<> see you around duder.

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#76 Edited by LochNessie82 (44 posts) -

Best of luck in your future endeavors Patrick. I had a wonderful time talking to you at your TED talk and Spookin with Scoops is the only way I can handle scary games (me with all the lights on watching you with all the lights off). You'll be missed here but I can't wait to see what you do next. <>

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#77 Posted by jhevans51 (145 posts) -

Klepek: you've been frustrating me since the exXy days at 1up.

I look forward to finding where you land next so the frustration can continue.

Be well.

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#78 Edited by TheLegendOfMart (302 posts) -

I dislike the term "people of color", isn't white also a colour?

Either way, cya Scoops/

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#79 Posted by df (417 posts) -

<> thanks for your reports

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#80 Posted by ScaryShark (245 posts) -

This is a bummer but thanks for all you've done for this site (on and off it) Patrick! I'm excited for what you'll be doing next.

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#81 Posted by thelastgunslinger (593 posts) -

Hottest Mess of 2014: My emotions right now.

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#82 Posted by NoobSauceG7 (1419 posts) -


Thank you Patrick you truly have been a great part of Giant Bomb and I will miss you a lot

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#84 Posted by SkullPanda1 (1631 posts) -

So long and thanks for the pizza recommendations in Chicago. Pequods was great!

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#85 Posted by Jaloper (45 posts) -

Sad to see you go. Really enjoyed all you brought to the site and can't wait to see what you're up to next!

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#86 Posted by marchcarax (72 posts) -

You will truly be missed Patrick.

Good luck! and be sure to follow Spookin with Spooks goddam!

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#87 Posted by Heroes_Die (36 posts) -

This calls for a Spelunkin' with Scoops marathon before classes start again. Best of luck, man. You'll be missed.

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#89 Posted by Deadmanforking (587 posts) -


I wish you the best of luck in whatever you pursue! LOVE YOU PAT!! XOXO

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#91 Posted by Patman99 (1650 posts) -

Take care, Scoopsy. You've been great since day one and I really appreciate the work you put into the site. Best wishes and good luck, duder.

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#92 Posted by istateside (3 posts) -


I just signed up for Premium, and I gotta say, your presence on the site was a big driving factor for that decision. Although I'm sure the rest of the staff had your back, you were always the one posting the kinds of pieces that need to posted in the wake of all of the hate that the community suffered through in 2014.

I wasn't a Giant Bomb fan until after you had joined, and you've always been a key part of the experience for me. You'll be missed, bud. Good luck.


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#93 Posted by neek (49 posts) -

Sorry to see you go and good luck in all your future endeavors!

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#94 Posted by xXHesekielXx (385 posts) -

Thanks for everything Scoops!! Wish you the best and good luck in the future.

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#95 Posted by Master_Funk (799 posts) -

Oh man, did not expect this. Also did not expect to burst into tears today but if anyone mentions Ryan, I will burst into tears. Thanks for everything duder.

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#96 Posted by slimepuppy (120 posts) -

Seriously bummed by this but will support anything you end up doing duder. Best of luck.

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#99 Posted by IronRinn (151 posts) -

Damn, sad to see you go, Patrick. Excited to see what you do next, but still, sad to see you go. Good luck.

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#100 Posted by aridinsmoor (5 posts) -

Good luck sir!