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I've reached a decision.

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Mithrandir

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I've reached a decision about my life. Yes.

Yes I have.



The decision?



I fucking hate people who use the word "podcast". It's an utterly ridiculous word that is completely useless and people use it simply to make themselves sound cool.

"Ooooh, I podcasted my blog today, AREN'T I A COOL INTELLECTUAL ELITE?!!"

No. No you aren't.


So what set this decision off?

from idiotdot:
Quote:

Podcasting from Space
Posted by samzenpus on Tuesday August 09, @11:44AM
from the no-one-can-hear-you-podcast dept.

An anonymous reader writes "Podcasting has officially made it into orbit! According to a Geekzone article, Mission Specialist Steve Robinson delivered a short monologue off the southeast tip of Indonesia in which he described the morale of the Discovery crew at the end of their well-publicized mission: 'It's been a fantastic mission up here, absolutely amazing. Some of the hardest work that any of us have ever done. We haven't had a whole lot of sleep, and we've been extremely busy and really happy.' A transcript of the podcast as well as the MP3 itself can be found at Nasa's site."


Podcasting has officially made it into orbit? WTF? How is this any different from any other astronaut who has recorded a message in the past? Because a new retarded word was invented to describe "record a message" in the past two years, suddenly it's a new frontier?

ARGH.


Also, I will also punch people who use the following words:
* blogosphere
* blog
* meterosexual
* git' er done
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meterosexual


You misspelled "metrosexual." Aside from that, I really like this post.

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Your post seems a little angry today.

To remedy this situation, I recommend the following three steps:

1. Shut Up.
2. No Really.
3. I Mean It.

If your personal aesthetic, or mine for that matter, mattered one bit, then troll dolls, tickle me elmo, furbys, beanie babies, smurfs, and a number of other incredibly inane and stupid things would never have happened.

The fact that Ron Penton doesn't like the words "blog" and "podcast" means nothing, and sounds to me like he is yet another person pissed off because HE DIDN'T THINK OF IT FIRST!

"'I'm significant!' yelled the speck of dust." has gotten stale.

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I suggest you podcast your blog in the GDNet blogosphere, you metrosexual. c'mon, git' er done!

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I thought I had a podcast once but it turned out to be genital herpes.

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Quote:

Your post seems a little angry today.

To remedy this situation, I recommend the following three steps:

1. Shut Up.
2. No Really.
3. I Mean It.

If your personal aesthetic, or mine for that matter, mattered one bit, then troll dolls, tickle me elmo, furbys, beanie babies, smurfs, and a number of other incredibly inane and stupid things would never have happened.

The fact that Ron Penton doesn't like the words "blog" and "podcast" means nothing, and sounds to me like he is yet another person pissed off because HE DIDN'T THINK OF IT FIRST!

"'I'm significant!' yelled the speck of dust." has gotten stale.


I think it has to do with the fact that I was listening to some angry music earlier, quite by accident. I find that I have mood transferrals based on the music I'm listening to.


Anyhow, I don't care if I'm insignificant or if my words will never change anything. It was just fun to vent. Honestly, is anyone REALLY going to stop using the term "podcast" just because I said it was retarded? No. In fact my post will probably have the opposite effect... but anyhow.


And no, what you said about me not thinking of it first is completely incorrect. There are TONS of things in this world that I wish I had thought of first, but "podcast" is not one of them. Not by a long shot. (For example, I wish I had thought of Myspace.com on my own. It's such a simple stupid idea that anyone could have done, and ended up selling for millions. wtf!)

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The mood swings are probably side effect of LSD.
Lay it off a bit.

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Quote:

Your post seems a little angry today.

To remedy this situation, I recommend the following three steps:

1. Shut Up.
2. No Really.
3. I Mean It.

If your personal aesthetic, or mine for that matter, mattered one bit, then troll dolls, tickle me elmo, furbys, beanie babies, smurfs, and a number of other incredibly inane and stupid things would never have happened.

The fact that Ron Penton doesn't like the words "blog" and "podcast" means nothing, and sounds to me like he is yet another person pissed off because HE DIDN'T THINK OF IT FIRST!

"'I'm significant!' yelled the speck of dust." has gotten stale.


I think it has to do with the fact that I was listening to some angry music earlier, quite by accident. I find that I have mood transferrals based on the music I'm listening to.


Anyhow, I don't care if I'm insignificant or if my words will never change anything. It was just fun to vent. Honestly, is anyone REALLY going to stop using the term "podcast" just because I said it was retarded? No. In fact my post will probably have the opposite effect... but anyhow.


And no, what you said about me not thinking of it first is completely incorrect. There are TONS of things in this world that I wish I had thought of first, but "podcast" is not one of them. Not by a long shot. (For example, I wish I had thought of Myspace.com on my own. It's such a simple stupid idea that anyone could have done, and ended up selling for millions. wtf!)


Oh.

Okay.

Never mind, then.

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I've just completed the official Ron Penton drinking game. The rules are as follows.

One person says a noun, for example "panda bears".

The person to his left must express his loathing of that noun, for example "I fucking hate panda bears!"

The group then votes. If the group decides that the person didn't come off as a complete boorish prick, then the subject must drink for failure at Pentoning. That person then states his own noun and the game continues to the left.

After 20 minutes, the most sober person in the game is declared to be the One True Penton(tm) and should be treated with the respect commensurate with that honor.

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Two words...

Useless Journal

Three words...

Lame Maddox Repost

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Oddly enough I stopped reading maddox years ago, so I never even knew about that article of his. Had I known it existed, I would have found something else equally useless to rant about.



Oh, and if this journal is so useless, then why are you reading it?


Obviously it must have *some* use to you or you wouldn't have wasted your time.

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I was hoping to find somthing interesting and or useful, which I didin't, and haven't in the past.

Won't be making that mistake again =D

I should have known better given your recent track record:

  • Podcast Rant.
  • RCT3 (relivant at least)
  • Mishearing lyrics. (wtf?)
  • BBW post. (VERY relivant)
  • Hotdog post. (cccrrraaapp!)

    It is no wonder JohnHattan has so much fun with you, the material you put forth makes it so easy. [grin]

    What you need is a good healthy two-year long game development project to fill your day-dreaming time, and fill your journal space with useful information.

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