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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:34 pm    Post subject: Another MK8 Thread: GR PLAY DATE! Reply with quote

I just played Mario Kart 8 for the first time at a pub/bar/lounge downtown, so now I'm going to spend Saturday night jacking internet and yelling at GRaries about shells and sea shores.

If you're not there, then you're not my friend, and you can't dance.

Exact time TBD/flexible, but expect general evening/night time PDT (GMT -0700).
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey Anika - buy me a Wii U and Mario Kart 8 and I'm there!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 2:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MattAY wrote:
Hey Anika - buy me a Wii U and Mario Kart 8 and I'm there!



I bought one just for MK8, you can too.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You don't have to have the console and game to participate. I just want people there. I mean, yes, the actual goal is to have GR people finally actualize a play date for a Nintendo game, but I'll settle.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm hype for a Skype (party)! Abso-bloomin-utely.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What time on Saturday, exactly? Anyone up for playing next Saturday as well?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't make Saturday (which I guess is Sunday for me), sorry guys!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 3:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've already got you on my Wii U friends list, GL.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I figured you would have deleted me again.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm working on pinning down an exact time. Are there suggestions for what time would work the best? I have 88% a mind to stay up all night. It's a party weekend for sure.

So I'm counting MattAY in, although you're seven (eight? -- do you do dst?) hours ahead, so that might be hard to coordinate.

mc might be in as well.

GL, are you counting yourself in?

I suppose I should try to test this out tomorrow or something to see if my plans will actually work. I don't know how stable anything will be. >_>
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm utc-9:00 though I don't have MK8 yet. I'll hang in the chat though.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just get it already used....


So only 2 people with MK8 would be playing?
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 12:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think I can make it. My weekend is pretty full.

On the day you're planning to play it (which is Sunday for me) I'll be going to my girlfriend's house for her brother's birthday lunch, then after that I'll be back at home doing more work (freelance stuff) that needs to be sorted.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 1:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, sort out times amongst yourselves, and I'll just stay up as late as I can haha! Might play Super Mario Galaxy on the Wii as a loose tie in with your MK8 party!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aww shite. I don't have a Wii U, but I'll try to join in the spirit somehow..
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, there will be at least one other person on my side, although we'll only have the one console.

And apologies -- by "mc", I meant masterchris. But I think he is also just an observer.

OKAY, so maybe this will end up being 1-on-1 MK8 with GR heckling in the background. I'm okay with that. Razz

But seriously, used, why don't you have this already? It took me ONE DAY. (I also got it for a satisfying deal, with a smirk.)

Hype it up, GR.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are you gonna stream it?
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any good Wii U bundles out there?
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MattAY: Good q. I'm not sure what the hell I'll be doing... It might be too complicated to actually stream for reals with the setup I have, but I'll figure it out. I might experiment with some capture things and something something.

In any case, I'll have Skype at the ready. :p
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