1. Post #401
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    Captain Forever's Avatar
    March 2006
    725 Posts
    Someone email him this picture that I made.

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  2. Post #402
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    June 2006
    2,001 Posts
    Saxon posted:
    Emailed Gabe at 3:55 AM and got a response in about 10 minutes
    what the hell is a grranimals

    oh granimals

    wearing the same color shirt as your pants, without anything in between.
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  3. Post #403
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    Take_Opal's Avatar
    November 2007
    11,249 Posts
    LEEAAVE GABE AAALOOONE!! LEAVE HIM ALONE!
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  4. Post #404
    Edramtab's Avatar
    July 2008
    129 Posts
    Sent an email this weekend and received this.

    Me posted:
    Is it in your plans to release community maps/movies like you did in Team Fortress 2 with Turbine, Fastlane and Steel ?
    Gabe posted:
    If there are good ones.
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  5. Post #405
    Teh_Cheese's Avatar
    June 2008
    3,707 Posts
    nice bump guys.
    still haven't gotten a response :(
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  6. Post #406
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    July 2005
    1,430 Posts
    I can answer that one. NCF files have low-compress system, which means game/engine can load files faster.
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  7. Post #407
    Teh_Cheese's Avatar
    June 2008
    3,707 Posts
    Hybrid 4F posted:
    I can answer that one. NCF files have low-compress system, which means game/engine can load files faster.
    What about the common folder? ;)
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  8. Post #408
    oh shit, it really says i payed 10.00. Im so fucked. im crying. we are gonna be poor.
    DogGunn's Avatar
    April 2005
    9,670 Posts
    I know this is a bump, but the replies from Gabe always make me laugh. Anyone got more emails from him?
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  9. Post #409
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    June 2008
    9,091 Posts
    yeah i want more too! they are so awesome...
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  10. Post #410
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    May 2007
    1,818 Posts
    My email:

    I posted:
    Dear Mr. Newell,

    I just thought I would take the time to thank you for making that historic deal with one Garry Newman, turning him into a millionaire, 5 bucks at a time. Just think-- if the man had to WORK for his money (other than coding, of course), we might never see an update again! So thanks for making my hero a millionaire. Also, do you play Garry's Mod from time to time? If so, what do you like to do most?

    Thanks for reading,
    **Like hell I'd give you my name, FP**
    I got this back from Erik Johnson:

    "Erik Johnson posted:
    Thanks for the mail *my name goes here,*


    There isn’t a lot of credit we can share for what Garry has done with, we just offered to put it in front of a bunch of people for him. He’s been really smart with how he builds a community around his game, and he’s been rewarded for it. I think you’d be surprised my how much work (and stress) goes into doing what Garry does.


    Erik
    This is from a couple months back.
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  11. Post #411
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    June 2008
    20,315 Posts
    Not much of a fan of Halo or Red vs Blue but that Caboose guy is hilarious
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  12. Post #412
    Ryan2406's Avatar
    April 2008
    61 Posts
    My email:



    I got this back from Erik Johnson:



    This is from a couple months back.
    Jonathan's your name
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  13. Post #413
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    June 2007
    9,075 Posts
    Not much of a fan of Halo or Red vs Blue but that Caboose guy is hilarious
    Bleep bloop!
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  14. Post #414
    kaskade007's Avatar
    February 2006
    341 Posts
    it's copying the 360's achievement system practicly they renamed it as a trophy system
    The 360 didn't invent trophys.
    Also why is it a bad thing that more gamers can have some extra fun?

    I hate fanboys.
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  15. Post #415
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    March 2008
    88 Posts
    I sent Gabe an email pointing out the similarity between the Combine soldier's design and the Panzer Cops from Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade, and asking if there are any other influences on HL2 that people may not catch at first glance. Will screenshot and post reply when it comes.

    I guess Valve just made their achievement system blindly and hoped nobody else had a similar idea.
    Valve put achievements in the PC versions of TOB and L4D so they could keep them roughly the same as the 360 versions, from what I can tell. I may have to ask GabeN about that.
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  16. Post #416
    .0isin's Avatar
    January 2009
    169 Posts
    Heres mine

    Hey Gabe, this is *name here*, a LONG time fan of VAVLe and all of the games you make.
    This might sound like a letter to santa (or satan, whichever) but
    Do you like the alienware computers, or would it be better for me to just build my own.
    Gabe Newell posted:
    I build my own and also have some Alienware computers for my personal use (most recently an M17 laptop). I've been quite happy with the Alienware systems.

    I think the most iinteresting decision is how to manage your uprade cycles (I think I should buy slightly less bleeding edge and upgrade more often than I do).
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  17. Post #417
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    January 2009
    332 Posts
    I'm surprised he uses Alienware, at all.
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  18. Post #418
    .0isin's Avatar
    January 2009
    169 Posts
    I'm surprised he uses Alienware, at all.
    Thats what I thought, I thought he would be building his computers, or at least having people build them for him, not getting Alienware.
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  19. Post #419
    World's Okayest Comic Guy
    usaokay's Avatar
    February 2005
    17,924 Posts
    Gabe is being paid by Alienware.
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  20. Post #420
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    August 2009
    974 Posts
    He'd actually start orbiting his enormous belly.
    Quit delaying it. I want to play EP3.
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  21. Post #421
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    May 2008
    305 Posts
    Quit delaying it. I want to play EP3.
    -snip-
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  22. Post #422
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    Dennab
    June 2009
    4,710 Posts
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  23. Post #423
    :^)
    Wipmuck's Avatar
    May 2009
    1,770 Posts
    Heh.
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  24. Post #424
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    June 2007
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    Hehe.
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  25. Post #425
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    Campin Carl's Avatar
    October 2006
    5,271 Posts
    I emailed him saying "Happy Birthday Gabe!"
    His reply was "Thanks"



    :3:
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  26. Post #426
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    June 2007
    1,790 Posts
    I emailed him saying "Happy Birthday Gabe!"
    His reply was "Thanks"



    :3:
    Is it his birthday?
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  27. Post #427
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    The DooD's Avatar
    June 2005
    7,148 Posts
    I always send Gabe e-mails and never get anything back.
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  28. Post #428
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    Campin Carl's Avatar
    October 2006
    5,271 Posts
    Is it his birthday?
    It was at either 3rd or 2nd November
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  29. Post #429
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    Sam Za Nemesis's Avatar
    November 2007
    5,784 Posts
    Hey this thread is back and gabe apparently doesn't read your shit

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  30. Post #430
    quinaking's Avatar
    February 2009
    1,605 Posts
    I sent an email to Gabe doing that order of release thing. Described in depth why I thought that way and I got a thanks. Best thanks I ever got. :D
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  31. Post #431
    Positive energy is space expanding, negative energy is space contracting. Or reverse?
    onebit's Avatar
    July 2005
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  32. Post #432
    Soren's Avatar
    May 2008
    1,120 Posts
    Hey this thread is back and gabe apparently doesn't read your shit

    All he did was read the start, and end of your paragraph. It's a reading skill.
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  33. Post #433
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    November 2007
    5,784 Posts
    All he did was read the start, and end of your paragraph. It's a reading skill.
    I understand that TF and L4D provide countless hours of entertainment unmatched by any Americas begs you?
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  34. Post #434
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    November 2005
    11,757 Posts
    I understand that TF and L4D provide countless hours of entertainment unmatched by any Americas begs you?
    Thanks.
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  35. Post #435
    Anonymouse's Avatar
    March 2008
    398 Posts
    I understand that TF and L4D provide countless hours of entertainment unmatched by any Americas begs you?
    No, more like
    Dear Mr. Newell, thank you.
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  36. Post #436
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    June 2008
    3,707 Posts
    Nice to see this thread has gotten a bit more steam...

    get it? steam? hehe... :(
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  37. Post #437
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    October 2005
    7,117 Posts
    lol 19th bday
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  38. Post #438
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    March 2008
    7,680 Posts
    I just noticed the "This email is also an application for the Art Director position in Half-Life 2 Episode 3".
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  39. Post #439
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    February 2008
    1,894 Posts
    lol 19th bday
    It actually says 'My 1st birthday'.

    Way to be a blind babbler.
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  40. Post #440
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    July 2005
    1,430 Posts
    I fucking laughed.
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