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July 28, 2010 12:57 PM   Subscribe

"Mom! Bethany won't let me play Doodle Jump!" Because there's a story behind every emoji-laden review app review.
posted by cgomez (14 comments total) 16 users marked this as a favorite

 
i vomited a little.
posted by mrgrimm at 1:17 PM on July 28, 2010 [1 favorite]


This has to be the first App Store fanfic ever. Loved it.
posted by waxpancake at 1:28 PM on July 28, 2010


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posted by The Bellman at 1:31 PM on July 28, 2010 [1 favorite]


I'm a sucker for story-telling moments that include a "How many? All of them" moment. I remember quin's comment on Mefi about Somali pirates being blocked by thousands of dolphins:

Pirate leader: "What do you mean? How many dolphins could it be?"

First mate: "Uh, all of them, I think..."

posted by yeti at 1:57 PM on July 28, 2010


Wow. Isn't Doodle Jump like $1? I mean, an average kid could probably get that much money out of the crevices in the couch.
posted by caution live frogs at 2:32 PM on July 28, 2010


I like doodle jump, my daughter (age 9) loves doodle jump, but someone people are really really inspired by doodle jump .
posted by vespabelle at 2:54 PM on July 28, 2010


This is goddamn hilarious. Of course, I have a son and a daughter.
posted by davejay at 3:01 PM on July 28, 2010


@yeti: "What do you mean 'everyone'?"
posted by isnotchicago at 3:35 PM on July 28, 2010


"an average kid could probably get that much money out of the crevices in the couch."

I'm fairly certain there aren't verified iTunes store accounts linked to bank details buried in my couch.

Hmm... better check, you never know!
posted by vectr at 3:39 PM on July 28, 2010


Hahaha. This is great.
posted by limeonaire at 4:36 PM on July 28, 2010


How the hell do you write those emoji??
posted by sveskemus at 1:20 AM on July 29, 2010


sveskemus: There's a free emoji keyboard app. Apple made the software keyboard extensible to end developers, so you can type in foreign languages like Kitty Kat and Horsie. I'm using it to name folders and writing the occasional review in the app store.
posted by chairface at 10:46 AM on July 31, 2010


Cool, thanks chairface!
posted by sveskemus at 12:35 PM on July 31, 2010


Doodlejump may be a buck on the iPhone, but it's $3.49 on Android and the latest release has been broken for weeks--broken as in "Oh look suddenly no platforms GAME OVER".
posted by Hogshead at 2:05 AM on August 1, 2010


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