1. Post #161
    ray243's Avatar
    January 2008
    1,847 Posts
    I think he just got drowned by facepunch's emails.
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  2. Post #162
    octavio's Avatar
    July 2008
    15 Posts
    Lost Hybrid posted:
    Dear Mr. Newell,

    To get straight to the point since I bet you're probably doing something 'important,' I'm working on a canon-based "Half Life 2 Alpha/Beta Leak" roleplaying community for GMod 10. As of right now, everyone believes that the official currency within Half Life 2 is "tokens", I don't know where they got it from but, if you could please confirm it or deny it for me, it would be great

    Also if you'd be alright, I've wanted to just ask a few more questions so I can get it right for once, I've always hated people using their own concepts and titling it "canon".

    Anyhow, as a community leader, I understand how much of a pain it is to respond to emails, it's probably a thousand times worse for you but I want to say thank you very much for being involved with your fan-base, I have to say, your team is the only development studio I can actually respect.


    Thank you for your time.
    --------------------------------


    Marc Laidlaw



    Itís a fair question. I donít recall coming down hard on an answer in the game itself, so I donít want to make something up now. If you donít hear specific reference to tokens in conversation, then itís hard to justify their existence. There may well be token slots on vending machines, etcÖbut in fact if you push the button for a can of Breenís Private Reserve, it appears to be free of charge. Citizens are given or issued basic standard clothing and food, so it seems like the Combine donít encourage currency in their dealings with humans, and among citizens there may be something more like a barter economy. For your roleplay, you should come up with whatever generates interesting gameplay. I donít see any egregious conflict with the game.
    No care about the leak. Interesting.
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  3. Post #163
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    May 2006
    2,021 Posts
    Valve fucking owned me.

    email posted:
    josh -snip-
    to gaben

    show details Oct 2 (1 day ago)


    Reply


    Nobody at Valve has ever responded to one of my emails. This can only
    be attributed to racism. Please rate the Valve company's average RUPP
    (racism units per person) score on a scale of 75-100, 75 being
    generally racist person and 100 being person who has committed hate
    crimes.

    Thank you in advance.
    email posted:
    Gabe Newell
    to me

    show details 10:01 PM (23 hours ago)


    Reply


    I think we hate you in particular, not your race. That would be our JHUPP score.
    email posted:
    josh -snip-
    to Gabe

    show details 10:47 PM (22 hours ago)


    Reply


    JHUPP?
    email posted:
    from Gabe Newell <-snip->
    to josh -snip- <-snip->
    date Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 4:09 AM
    subject RE: Valve's R.U.P.P?
    mailed-by valvesoftware.com

    hide details 4:09 AM (17 hours ago)


    Reply



    Josh Hating Units Per Person
    Who the fuck at valve has time to insult me at 4-fucking-AM anyways?:argh:
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  4. Post #164
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    November 2007
    2,508 Posts
    I wonder who he think is more awesome, Chuck Norris or Bruce Lee...
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  5. Post #165
    Ouendanation's Avatar
    May 2008
    260 Posts
    dryer-lint posted:
    Who the fuck at valve has time to insult me at 4-fucking-AM anyways?:argh:
    Gabe, apparently.
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  6. Post #166
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    October 2008
    24 Posts
    dryer-lint posted:
    Valve fucking owned me.









    Who the fuck at valve has time to insult me at 4-fucking-AM anyways?:argh:
    :excited: Ahhaha, OWNED!

    Gabe is awesome.

    Edit:

    Loush posted:
    Your slettet is getting crowded!
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  7. Post #167
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    June 2008
    3,707 Posts
    ray243 posted:
    I think he just got drowned by facepunch's emails.
    Oh noes. :(
    I feel sorry for him
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  8. Post #168
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    September 2008
    19 Posts
    Binladen34 posted:
    I emailed valve and by accident i sent it through my hot mail account (Binladenh4xr@hotmail.com NO RELATION TO THE 2003 HACKER!) and the cops came to my house and too my computer and yelled at me for having too much hentai and not enough porn.

    Oh yea and i never got a reply
    The police have no reason to come to your house, take your computer, look through your porn, all because you have a funny looking email. They need evidence that links you to something.

    Unless.... there's something you're not telling us, hmmm

    Conspiracy!!
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  9. Post #169
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    April 2008
    6,406 Posts
    There cannot be a conspiracy without JC Denton.
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  10. Post #170
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    August 2008
    1,261 Posts
    Code:
    I think the answer involves either Bears, or Ninjas.
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Jookia [mailto:166291@gmail.com]
    Sent: Friday, October 03, 2008 7:29 AM
    To: Gabe Newell
    Subject: Technology Conflicts
    
    In Team Fortress 2, it's obviously set before the 1990 era, but how do you explain that the spy can cloak and that there are intel computers?
    
    Would greatly love some clear up on this, Jookia
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  11. Post #171
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    January 2007
    19 Posts

    i think i made him angry :(
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  12. Post #172
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    July 2008
    135 Posts
    I sent him an email 2 days ago, still no reply :(
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  13. Post #173
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    May 2006
    7,535 Posts
    Mikkelbikkel posted:

    i think i made him angry :(
    I laughed
    I laughed at what he said, not what you said.
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  14. Post #174
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    October 2008
    24 Posts
    war_man333 posted:
    I laughed
    I laughed at what he said, not what you said.
    I just laughed at the whole god damn thing. It was all so childish
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  15. Post #175
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    November 2007
    1,148 Posts
    Mikkelbikkel posted:

    i think i made him angry :(
    Thanks that's another two weeks added to the countdown.
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  16. Post #176
    slt-awesome's Avatar
    October 2008
    24 Posts
    And someone in this thread called him fat before Gabe said that people from valve come here occasionally. So another two weeks.
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  17. Post #177
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    July 2005
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  18. Post #178
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    January 2008
    1,847 Posts
    lazyV posted:
    How does a box give him the idea of gravity gun?
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  19. Post #179
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    October 2008
    94 Posts
    ray243 posted:
    How does a box give him the idea of gravity gun?
    the idea was in the box doo doo head.
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  20. Post #180
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    July 2005
    445 Posts
    Ragish posted:
    the idea was in the box doo doo head.
    I asked him what else what hiding in the box. :q:
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  21. Post #181
    Crazy's Avatar
    February 2005
    1,030 Posts
    Bet it's just a secretary posting under Gabe's name.
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  22. Post #182
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    December 2005
    1,210 Posts
    Someone ask him if they made the scout after this guy



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  23. Post #183
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    June 2008
    19,826 Posts
    ray243 posted:
    How does a box give him the idea of gravity gun?
    He's talking about the companion cube! Oh I know how things roll over there at Valve, everybody is in on 'it' Companion Cube exists, you thought you threw it down the incinerator, WRONG
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  24. Post #184
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    October 2008
    94 Posts
    lazyV posted:
    I asked him what else what hiding in the box. :q:
    OH NO US ss
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  25. Post #185
    ray243's Avatar
    January 2008
    1,847 Posts
    I wonder how he feels reading all these messages.
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  26. Post #186
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    June 2008
    19,826 Posts
    ray243 posted:
    I wonder how he feels reading all these messages.
    By the looks of this thread alone, he probably goes through so many he doesn't remember any of them after 10 minutes, except for the one where gabe said the guy smelled bad and had no friends... Fantastic

    I sent him a message just now asking a question, and He better not answer Chuck Norris :(
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  27. Post #187
    TheLinxV3's Avatar
    July 2008
    149 Posts
    I bet he's reading this thread right now and is giggling over our reactions.
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  28. Post #188
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    June 2008
    19,826 Posts
    Isn't it 7:10 AM where he lives? and Saturday? Wish I was where he is... Asleep (It's 9:10 AM Central)
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  29. Post #189
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    May 2008
    5,522 Posts
    mystic34 posted:
    The police have no reason to come to your house, take your computer, look through your porn, all because you have a funny looking email. They need evidence that links you to something.

    Unless.... there's something you're not telling us, hmmm

    Conspiracy!!
    You know too much...
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  30. Post #190
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    January 2006
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  31. Post #191
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    April 2008
    252 Posts
    ss1234 posted:
    That was great
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  32. Post #192
    Positive energy is space expanding, negative energy is space contracting. Or reverse?
    onebit's Avatar
    July 2005
    6,440 Posts
    ss1234 posted:
    Do you feel the burning sensation now?
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  33. Post #193
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    February 2007
    1,502 Posts
    isnt valve in seattle
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  34. Post #194
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    January 2007
    5,383 Posts
    cornndog posted:
    isnt valve in seattle
    "Headquarters Bellevue, Washington, USA"

    From wikipedia.
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  35. Post #195
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    February 2007
    1,502 Posts
    sweet im in the same time zone as gabe so i am superior to all of you
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  36. Post #196
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    January 2007
    5,383 Posts
    Gabe's so fat, he takes your oxygen to breathe. You are inferior.
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  37. Post #197
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    July 2006
    4,494 Posts
    cornndog posted:
    sweet im in the same time zone as gabe so i am superior to all of you
    you still can't spell
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  38. Post #198
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    June 2008
    19,826 Posts
    Love when Gabe insults people, What other CEO adds that personal touch? I know they do over at EA but that's indirect
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  39. Post #199
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    April 2008
    480 Posts
    dannass posted:
    someone ask him if they made the scout after this guy




    I was honestly thinking the same thing.
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  40. Post #200
    r. panda is a racist and ibuwebu is mai waifu
    Dennab
    May 2006
    12,080 Posts
    venn177 posted:
    Gabe's so fat, he takes your oxygen to breathe. You are inferior.
    God dammit that's another 2 week delay
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