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October 1st, 2011, 21:44
Sheep that believes to be a dog :
http://animaltracks.today.com/_news/…-dog?gt1=43001

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October 10th, 2011, 16:35
A Space Invaders Movie ??? http://www.joystiq.com/2011/07/10/ho…ights-for-spa/

A Farmville Movie ????? http://www.joystiq.com/2011/10/08/oh…rmville-movie/

Strangeweird as well, but still a *lot* more serious (from a certain point of view) : "Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure"

Wikipedia article on it : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sissy's…corn_Adventure

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October 10th, 2011, 18:12
Ponycorn? Konjad would enjoy that I guess.

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October 27th, 2011, 11:52
Benford's Law : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benford's_law

Was used by an German University - according to an newspaper article of yesterday - to examine the economy dates of EU countries …

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October 27th, 2011, 23:28
Not sure if this has been posted before, but …

Madeon - Pop Culture (live mashup)

I don't know what all those colored lights are for (no time for research), but it sounds fabulous! Apparently there's parts of 39 different songs mixed into one melange of awesomeness.

For fun, try to guess the song names first before reading the spoiler below the video on youtube.

And here's a dude dancing to that song. Fun stuff.

And another one showing the videos that were used.

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October 31st, 2011, 16:48
Clients from Hell had me in stitches. Just go there and enjoy the stupidity.

Here are a few:
Client: “When I Google ‘Open Sundays’, our company website doesn’t even come up.”

Me: “Why would it?”

Client: “Uh, because we’re open Sundays. Obviously.”

Me: “There are a lot of places that are open on Sunday, though.”

Client: “But I wasn’t looking for those other sites, I was looking for ours. Are you even paying attention!?”

Client: “This silver background on the site… what happened to it!?”

Me: “What do you mean? Nothing happened.”

Client: “It used to be reflective.”

Me: “Uh, no, no.”

Client: “I’m quite sure.”

Me: “That’s impossible.”

Client: “Yes, I distinctly remember seeing my reflection in the background, and thinking ‘well this is cool’.”

Me: “Are you sure it wasn’t just the screen that was reflecting…”

Client: “…Oh, maybe. And it was also 2006…”

Me: “…”

Client: “I was getting high a lot back then.”
This next one took me a few seconds to get, but when I did it was priceless:

Me: “How may I help you today?”

Client: “Yes, I can’t seem to move my mouse at all, or do anything. I wanted to send some email invitations!”

Me: “Well, it’s probably nothing major. Your computer is probably frozen.”

Client: “No!”

Me: “Well, bear with me—”

Client: “That’s the same thing my son said when I called him about it. I’ve had the heat roaring in the house ever since, and I still can’t get to my email!”
EDIT: One more I just read. I couldn't stop laughing at this one:

I have a client who doesn’t like to spell out “follow-up.”

“Has this been completed? F/U. Also, saw some preliminary designs - F/U to that too.”
Priceless. Absolutely priceless. God I love that website.

Thanks, Gareth for pointing it out.

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November 3rd, 2011, 19:01
If Quake was done today

A satiric video about modern games…

The Germans are a cruel race. Their operas last for six hours and they have no word for "fluffy".

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November 3rd, 2011, 19:13
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If Quake was done today

A satiric video about modern games…
Wow, this video is out for about three days and already has 134 *pages* of comments…
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November 4th, 2011, 12:14
I especially like this "Aldi Sόd" reference !

Aldi is a great food discounter here. It spreads like a dis… mushrooms.
It is infamous for selling food at low-cost prices, and its clichι is that it is the cheapest food shops available here in Germany (which is not true, of course, and by the way, Aldi's founders, two brothers, are nowadays the the actually richest German citizens ( ! ) … ) .

Everyone goes to Aldi South or to Aldi North !

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November 12th, 2011, 10:47
An overview on fashions in role-playing (not wear fashions, but instead styles of playing) : http://www.darkshire.net/jhkim/rpg/theory/fashions.html

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November 16th, 2011, 20:33
Super Mario Bead Animation. Awesome stop motion goodness.

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November 24th, 2011, 16:30
Anyone interested in Gothic ?
http://www.ebay.de/itm/290632488178?…84.m1423.l2649

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December 1st, 2011, 14:23
1984 (by George Orwell) is on its way : http://www.indect-project.eu/
Besides, this is NOT a joke ! It's a project sponsored by the EU, and several universities collaborate in this !

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December 3rd, 2011, 01:21
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Anyone interested in Gothic ?
http://www.ebay.de/itm/290632488178?…84.m1423.l2649

I would actually consider buying that if I lived locally.
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December 21st, 2011, 19:44
Information of what the German Gaming market consists of : http://www.pcgames.de/Umfrage-Thema-…marsch-836096/

There, BUI and Gfk show that - among other things -

17,2 Million people play using the PC (or Mac)
9,2 with consoles (next to the PC or exclusively)
6,7 using "mobile consoles"

44 % of all gamers are female, according to that study. They prefer browser games and "Facebook-games" (which are filed under "PC/Mac games" there).

45 % is up to 9 years old
69 % is "10-19" years old
46 % 20-29
40 30-39
30 % 40-49
14 % 50+

25.000 people were participating in that study, the article says.

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January 13th, 2012, 19:57
True or false ? I have no idea : http://io9.com/5874282/watch-the-ver…never-released
But it sounds interesting nevertheless …

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January 24th, 2012, 14:51
Meanwhile in Germany

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January 24th, 2012, 15:16
Ugh. Is this for real ???

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January 24th, 2012, 19:10
If you go by the description it's not, but Polka and Cybergoths are a perfect match nonetheless.


German Polka on a more serious note:
http://youtu.be/lm5D6xXv6_w
…or not . Love the song. Just funny for those who understand German, I'm afraid.

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February 13th, 2012, 14:06
Video Games Music on Audio CDs : www.maz-sound.com
Especially the "Amiga Immortal" series there.

Seems to be German language only - problem is that I can't find it on www.Amazon.com

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