1. Post #2121
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    Smashman's Avatar
    September 2009
    11,683 Posts
    needs more chin
    What?
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  2. Post #2122

    August 2010
    6 Posts
    Maybe he thinks I should've used Mandarin instead of English?
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  3. Post #2123
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    Smashman's Avatar
    September 2009
    11,683 Posts
    No, I think he's being offensive.
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  4. Post #2124

    August 2010
    6 Posts
    Yeah, I know... I was just trying to joke and ignore it. No biggie though.
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  5. Post #2125
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    Smashman's Avatar
    September 2009
    11,683 Posts
    Yeah, he's just a prick.

    You're darn determined, choie. Good on ya. Sucks that they didn't reply, at least to say thanks, but no.
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  6. Post #2126
    peaceful guy's Avatar
    June 2011
    2,651 Posts
    Yeah, he's just a prick.

    You're darn determined, choie. Good on ya. Sucks that they didn't reply, at least to say thanks, but no.
    Actually no, I was referring to the other person who made a music video to try and get employed by valve this person:

    hence the chin comment

    also it's rich coming from you to call someone a prick
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  7. Post #2127
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    ewitwins's Avatar
    December 2009
    14,144 Posts
    Gabe must be one hell of a speed-typer, what with all the clever one liners he throws at us all the time
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  8. Post #2128
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    Mr.T's Avatar
    August 2010
    2,691 Posts
    I have signed a blank paper with my autograph since my printer sucks at printing photographs, I have also printed a letter addressed to Valve. Post letter and autograph Y/N?
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  9. Post #2129
    Harakiwi's Avatar
    November 2010
    569 Posts
    I'm glad that you've got a reply from the man himself.

    Last week I've submitted this model to the TF2 contribute site and mailed Gabe about it. Explaining the idea behind the model and how awesome he is etc.
    Never got a reply back. I must have touched a nerve...
    Ok, normally I don't like to spam here, but since the response was great, here's a heads up. I've just submitted the model again to the TF2 workshop. You can view it here: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...tails/?id=2832
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  10. Post #2130
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    Arandomu's Avatar
    August 2010
    331 Posts
    Sorry if I missed something, but who do I email for birthday stuff or gifts? My birthday is coming up and I wish to get a poster or something from them.
    I'm thinking of emailing
    GabeN@valvesoftware.com
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  11. Post #2131
    peaceful guy's Avatar
    June 2011
    2,651 Posts
    gee ay bee ee en @valvesoftware.com
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  12. Post #2132
    Sphene
    Qaus's Avatar
    September 2010
    10,825 Posts
    gee ay bee ee en @valvesoftware.com
    This was the most disappointing part of Portal 2.
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  13. Post #2133
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    April 2010
    22 Posts
    Just got this in the mail, not what I expected, but who cares; Valve stuff.




    Signed by Gaben


    Also, anyone mind telling me the dimensions of this thing? I wanna frame it.
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  14. Post #2134
    Pilk's Avatar
    February 2010
    870 Posts
    Don't you have a ruler?
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  15. Post #2135
    AT NIGHT I GET SO LONELY I JERK IT FURIOUSLY TO THE SIMS
    kmlkmljkl's Avatar
    August 2009
    6,878 Posts
    This was the most disappointing part of Portal 2.
    I was hoping he did the usual "gay ben" again
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  16. Post #2136
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    Andaeeee's Avatar
    December 2009
    3,228 Posts
    Well that settles that then

    Marc Laidlaw to me

    With scented oils (clove) and great trepidation.


    -----Original Message-----
    From: Andrew Walsh [ajwalsh95@gmail.com]
    Received: Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011, 7:39am
    To: Marc Laidlaw [laidlaw@valvesoftware.com]
    Subject: How did Kleiner debeak Lamarr?
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  17. Post #2137
    Sphene
    Qaus's Avatar
    September 2010
    10,825 Posts
    uh oh.
    if they keep doing stuff like that, they're going to ruin canon...
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  18. Post #2138
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    Andaeeee's Avatar
    December 2009
    3,228 Posts
    Oh there's something new, uhhh...

    Andrew Walsh to Marc

    I see, is there any chance of a Trauma Center style minigame in Episode 3 where the player can attempt it themselves?

    Marc Laidlaw to me

    I see Episode 3 must have leaked.
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  19. Post #2139
    I may have a BIG dick but that doesn't mean I deserve a BIG title
    Jericho_Rus's Avatar
    December 2009
    5,462 Posts
    Not Valve but...


    Edited:

    Overkill's awesome.
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  20. Post #2140
    Clarke's Avatar
    May 2010
    900 Posts
    Ok, normally I don't like to spam here, but since the response was great, here's a heads up. I've just submitted the model again to the TF2 workshop. You can view it here: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfile...tails/?id=2832
    I talked to him about that. He said it'll be a Half Life preorder bonus along with a headcrab hat.

    Don't you have a ruler?
    http://iruler.net/
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  21. Post #2141
    Recombobulator's Avatar
    October 2011
    18 Posts
    I e-mailed valve asking to see if I could have a tour of their studios. It was last week, and I am STILL waiting for a reply!
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  22. Post #2142
    Sphene
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    September 2010
    10,825 Posts
    I don't think they answer everyone's "can i have a tour" emails in fear of giving everyone and their brother a tour.
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  23. Post #2143
    Mattey's Avatar
    August 2010
    457 Posts
    I e-mailed valve asking to see if I could have a tour of their studios. It was last week, and I am STILL waiting for a reply!
    I've been waiting for A MONTH for an answer from Chet Falizek.
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  24. Post #2144
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    August 2009
    1,582 Posts
    I emailed Valve a long time ago, like July or August, to ask for autographs on my games. They said yes, so I mailed them in.

    I emailed them again recently. Kinda felt bad about doing it, but I'd really like to get my Portal 2 back before I get shipped off. My brother really wants to play with me before I go.

    Still no response on that. You guys think they kept them as payment for the tour, or something? :B
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  25. Post #2145
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    December 2009
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    how long does it normally take gabe to reply?
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  26. Post #2146
    Sphene
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    September 2010
    10,825 Posts
    Well he answered my email in 4 hours.
    But that was the same day Sony had their E3 2010 conference.
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  27. Post #2147
    Goodthief's Avatar
    December 2009
    5,967 Posts
    would sending an email again be ok? I don't want to be pushy but it would be cool if he donated some stuff to my school's fundraiser.
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  28. Post #2148
    I may have a BIG dick but that doesn't mean I deserve a BIG title
    Jericho_Rus's Avatar
    December 2009
    5,462 Posts
    would sending an email again be ok? I don't want to be pushy but it would be cool if he donated some stuff to my school's fundraiser.
    Woah, you're kind of asking a big thing. If he didn't reply for the first time, I doubt he will reply for the second one. This stuff that "would be cool" costs a lot of money. And well just in my opinion it's kind of rude to bother him asking to give a lot of free shit.
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  29. Post #2149
    Goodthief's Avatar
    December 2009
    5,967 Posts
    Woah, you're kind of asking a big thing. If he didn't reply for the first time, I doubt he will reply for the second one. This stuff that "would be cool" costs a lot of money. And well just in my opinion it's kind of rude to bother him asking to give a lot of free shit.
    I wasn't asking for a lot, I just thought that if people that visit the company get boxes of free stuff, asking for 2 or 3 pieces of merchandise would be a less great favour.

    I don't want cool stuff I just want any piece of merchandise that we can raffle away for charity. The way I think of it is that even if he gave us one thing the thought that someone could win a valve item will entice a lot of people in my school to pay money for raffles.

    Edited:

    also I sent my email on a sunday afternoon (saturday night/early morning for him) so maybe by the time he came back to work on monday it was long gone.

    unless he checks his email every day in which case he probably just ignored me.
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  30. Post #2150
    Sphene
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    September 2010
    10,825 Posts
    Woah, you're kind of asking a big thing.
    It's not really a "big thing" if your request is backed by your school.

    Edited:

    I'm going to email Steam support in a few weeks (months?) to ask if I can buy valve complete packs in bulk for discount because I'm starting a PC gaming club.
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  31. Post #2151
    Goodthief's Avatar
    December 2009
    5,967 Posts
    It's not really a "big thing" if your request is backed by your school.

    Edited:

    I'm going to email Steam support in a few weeks (months?) to ask if I can buy valve complete packs in bulk for discount because I'm starting a PC gaming club.
    wow cool, I guess you might save a bit more money if you buy it during one of the sales (Christmas mainly) since it goes down to like $50

    or do you want it for less?
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  32. Post #2152
    Sphene
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    September 2010
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    well i need a licence for each computer in one classroom, so that's $50 * 24 to 32 computers = $1200 to $1600
    so yeah, a huge discount would be helpful
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  33. Post #2153
    Goodthief's Avatar
    December 2009
    5,967 Posts
    I guess if you ask nicely then they might lower it to $30-$40 because it's for educational purposes.
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  34. Post #2154
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    February 2005
    17,367 Posts
    I asked Gabe if he could do something for me on my birthday. He hasn't replied back. Goodie.
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  35. Post #2155
    Sphene
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    September 2010
    10,825 Posts
    I guess if you ask nicely then they might lower it to $30-$40 because it's for educational purposes.
    I'm hoping for around $20-$25 for each pack.
    It's not like they're losing money over digital distribution.
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  36. Post #2156
    I may have a BIG dick but that doesn't mean I deserve a BIG title
    Jericho_Rus's Avatar
    December 2009
    5,462 Posts
    I guess if you ask nicely then they might lower it to $30-$40 because it's for educational purposes.
    They once said in an e-mail that in about a month they will make Steam accounts with free Portal 1/2 copies for it for students to learn or something.
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  37. Post #2157
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    November 2009
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    What is about the best time to send an email to Gabe?
    I have no clue what to get for my girlfriend her birthday, was thinking something related with Portal but buying something in the Valve store is expensive for me.
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  38. Post #2158
    Sphene
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    September 2010
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    He reads every email, so any time is okay with him.
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  39. Post #2159
    Goodthief's Avatar
    December 2009
    5,967 Posts
    He reads every email, so any time is okay with him.
    every email?

    damn that means that he just ignored me.
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  40. Post #2160
    Sphene
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    September 2010
    10,825 Posts
    or it means he gets a ton of emails and it takes a while for him to reach yours.
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