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posted by cgc373 (17 comments total)

 
That's fantastic. It's even funnier since I've done that quest.
posted by pombe at 8:31 PM on October 16, 2006


That was quite well done.
posted by Ethereal Bligh at 8:52 PM on October 16, 2006


My reaction was: what the fuck's wrong with these people?
posted by mrnutty at 8:52 PM on October 16, 2006


You know, I was going to totally snark on this (game cliche + pop irony cliche + puppetry cliche = still lame), but then I noticed your Kelly Clarkson post, and now both me and my girlfriend want to do Kelly Clarkson. Together.

Whatever it is you're eating for breakfast, you should bottle it and put all those v!@gRa guys out of business.
posted by Extopalopaketle at 8:53 PM on October 16, 2006


At least it wasn't a link to the "Internet is for Porn" one. A WoW-crazed friend showed that one to me about a year ago and I've still not forgiven him.
posted by mrbill at 8:53 PM on October 16, 2006


We live in a weird time.

Yes we do. And it's really interesting.
posted by taosbat at 8:55 PM on October 16, 2006


I am still tempted to buy WoW.
posted by weretable and the undead chairs at 9:03 PM on October 16, 2006


There is a contest going on to make these videos. This techno track is wicke awesome. Seriously. Also there is the Ballad of the Noob.
posted by chunking express at 9:13 PM on October 16, 2006


This sent me to the Kelly Clarkson post, which I missed at the time, so it isn't all bad.
posted by dhartung at 9:24 PM on October 16, 2006


You people think that is cool, yet you scoff at pure pwnage?

What is the world coming too..
posted by Chuckles at 10:08 PM on October 16, 2006


That's nothin'. Here's WoWeirdAl ("Hardware Store" song, which increases the non-sequiturity level even higher).
posted by wendell at 10:17 PM on October 16, 2006


I wanted to hate this, because I am a grouchy old bastard who generally finds machinima and mashups and such tiresome... but dammit, this was funny! Very well done, and it almost makes me want to dive back into WoW after just over a year in MMORPG sobriety. Gosh I miss DAoC too...

I gotta go call my sponsor.
posted by John Smallberries at 10:23 PM on October 16, 2006


Jeebus, wendell, that thing is crazy!

I'm regularly astonished when I see some quirky thing like a machinima WoW-Billy Jean mashup and then I realize the thing is an example of a genre of mashups. There are thousands of these things, at least, maybe tens of thousands. And the same is true of other "weird" or "subcultural" or otherwise "alternative" media works: slash fanfic, zine journalism, hardware modding, vegetable fuel-makers, extreme sports . . . there may be hundreds of millions of people engaged in these "weird" activities now.

What does it all mean?
posted by cgc373 at 10:29 PM on October 16, 2006


cgc: It means we're out of touch.
posted by Malor at 10:36 PM on October 16, 2006


wendell....that, I like. Though I,m not sure I need to visit a store that stocks an automatic circumciser!
posted by adamvasco at 4:50 AM on October 17, 2006


Chunking, that's 'Technologic' by Daft Punk, in case you were wondering.
posted by wzcx at 12:07 PM on October 17, 2006


Cool thanks. I had no idea where it was from. I take it he just added the vocals?
posted by chunking express at 5:26 PM on October 17, 2006


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