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Mailbag: Mailbag: And Then, a Box from France Showed Up

There's only one thing you can predict when a package sent from the other side of the world appears: assume it's full of Intellivision games, and a copy of Canada Hunt.

What's in the mail? Is it an old T-shirt? A lunchbox full of rusty knives? Video game treasures? Canadian energy drinks?

Nov. 9 2012

Posted by: Patrick

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Maximum!

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Francey Pants

Also

Drew's danger face is rad.

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Hey to you.

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The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

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Quuuueeeeeee?????

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Oh snap. Onion and garlic macadamia nuts are the shit. Take that shit home Jeff!

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Oh man, a late-night Friday mailbag. This is awesome.

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Seams like mailbags are down lately, I need to get off my ass and send uou guys something.

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Holy shit... best box ever?

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A fine contribution to Operation: Quick Look: Everything. :

And Macadamia Nuts are the best.

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Who are you, anonymous awesome person!? You are awesome.

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Wow. That's an incredibly generous package. Props to whoever sent it.

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@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

Ha, I hope they see this.

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holy shit, who would just give them grim fandango! that's something i would never let go of. Super cool package :)

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I take back all my defending of Patrick.

You don't kick boxes of Drew kryptonite at Drew.

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@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

I laughed my ass off when I saw the Dollarama sticker. Also, Wild Wing sucks.

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Man, I should start a popular video game website so people will send me copies of fallout tactics and intellivision controller overlays.

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@billyhoush said:

@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

I laughed my ass off when I saw the Dollarama sticker. Also, Wild Wing sucks.

Not when it's the only place with decently hot wings within walking distance still open at midnight it doesn't!

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Aha! I see the Chie figma I send Jeff is still on his desk... Just hiding behind the TV. I wonder if he think it was a promotional item...

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Goddamnit, send ME macadamia nut products.

I knew there had to be a drawback somewhere to being Drew Scanlon.

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@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

I'm sure they found it after the video was turned off. I hope they turn your gifts into a premium event. Would love to see some of that stuff in action!

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@TheRizzle said:

@billyhoush said:

@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

I laughed my ass off when I saw the Dollarama sticker. Also, Wild Wing sucks.

Not when it's the only place with decently hot wings within walking distance still open at midnight it doesn't!

Props for using the Tassimo box, though. You should've thrown in a box of Kraft Dinner with a bottle Canadian Heinz Ketchup.

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@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

Good show man.

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@billyhoush said:

@TheRizzle said:

@billyhoush said:

@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

I laughed my ass off when I saw the Dollarama sticker. Also, Wild Wing sucks.

Not when it's the only place with decently hot wings within walking distance still open at midnight it doesn't!

Props for using the Tassimo box, though. You should've thrown in a box of Kraft Dinner with a bottle Canadian Heinz Ketchup.

In all honestly, I seriously thought about tossing a box of KD in there, but I definitely wouldn't eat one that a stranger sent to me so I figured they probably wouldn't either.

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I have the original packaging for 11th Hour too, but I accidentally threw away the CDs. I was moving and forgot they weren't in the box, but in a stack of old PC games I would never touch again and just threw them out =(

From what I remember what was in it was like old driver discs for stuff like the Microsoft Sidewinder and old adventure games with one of them called Lighthouse I believe. I think it started with a baby being abducted from his crib by an alien? Or am I just making that up.

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Look at them steppin' up their game with a REAL knife.

@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

Did you just send them all your shit? Lol

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That is a quality box of stuff!

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@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

Quoting so the crew can see this.

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Toss that Quake shareware disc in the car and enjoy the sweet sweet sounds of trent r.

Trent is one of the reasons I'm excited about Black Ops 2.

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Wow, I didn't realize the Dollarama stores up here actually sold games.

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@Osaladin said:

@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

Quoting so the crew can see this.

Man you sent a lot of awesome stuff!

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@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

I knew it wasn't from France the second I saw the Wild Wing wetnap.

And the sticker from Dollarama.

This is a very Canadian box.

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BLESS YOU MYSTERIOUS MAILBAG SENDER TheRizzle, now they're going to have to do an intellivision stream. ITS IN THE MAILBAG CONTRACT!

Even though TheRizzle is a premium member, I feel that intellivsion stream should be open to all due its its awesome mailbag origin.

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@TheRizzle said:

@billyhoush said:

@TheRizzle said:

The Intellivision one is my package, and it came from Canada dammit!

There was a note in there... I wonder why they didn't find it.

I laughed my ass off when I saw the Dollarama sticker. Also, Wild Wing sucks.

Not when it's the only place with decently hot wings within walking distance still open at midnight it doesn't!

There's a Dollarama and a WildWings in the same plaza not 2 mins from my house. Weekend planned!

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I love me some mailbags.

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@DarkbeatDK said:

Aha! I see the Chie figma I send Jeff is still on his desk... Just hiding behind the TV. I wonder if he think it was a promotional item...

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Jeff has mentioned it at some point. He said that he thought about taking it out but then he would probably lose some of the parts and liked how it looked in the box anyway.