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Discussion in 'News' started by W1zzard, Apr 2, 2010.

  1. tigger

    tigger I'm the only one

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    W1zzard you patak :p

    Nice one,you certainly made a few holes twitch.


    We all love you man,in an ungay way ;)
     
  2. PopcornMachine

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    I was just waiting for this. Figured you were pulling eveyone's leg.


    But you did kinda partly fool me. Not hard to do though.
     
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    Black Panther Senior Moderator™ Staff Member

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    Lol are you stuck in a loop or what? It's the 4th time you posted this same thing in this same thread... :wtf:
     
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    W1zzard is a man of many hats.
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    Holding his latest hat for the collection.
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    He has gone mad....
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    He needs a vacation here.
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    ;)
     
  6. Velvet Wafer

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    i really appreciate WIzzard to be back, doing his fine Reviews like he always did:)
    but really, that wasnt funny. not a bit.
    It wasnt even an Aprils Fool, so i dont get, where the point is. :rolleyes:
    i have seen more mature April Fools, Wiz, really.;)
    Especially regarding this is a massive global Community, and not some underground 10 member flash-based Forum!:p
     
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    At least it shows what kinds of scuttlebutt people can come up with. "Wizzard was being paid by nVidia to test with older drivers", "Word is ATI is going to take over the site" etc. Interesting stuff. Glad you're not going btw. I was never sure one way or the other, but I'm glad it was a joke.
     
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    Is your massive ego satisfied?

    I didnt find it amusing, not for the fact it turned out to be a joke but that you would pull that joke in the first place.

    I thought that it was a joke but then i also thought can one person really be that egocentric and really have that many people grovelling and crying over them? I thought you where too nice to pull a stunt like this! Sadly i am mistaken! I really thought give it time see what happens, if he stays or goes see if it is a joke or not.

    I wouldn't have blamed you if you did leave a few other actually thought that too.

    Meh, i think I'll get over it in a few days. At least the site isn't being bought and changed by a company, that would have sucked.

    EDIT: BTW he never left in the first place, i dont get why people are saying its great your back.
     
  9. Delta6326

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    I knew W1zzard couldn't leave he loves to go to CeBIT
     
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    I was double whammied this year!
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  11. [I.R.A]_FBi

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    Lol nice prank

    But seriously, fuck a you w1zzzzzzzzzzzzz!!!

    [​IMG]

    :p
     
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    Dang, this is the only April Fool's joke that got me.... (Although posting on March 31st is sorta cheating)

    Nice job W1z, very very nice.
     
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    Also coming clean on April 2nd :p I thought if it was a joke he would have announced it on the 1st, since he didn't I then thought it was truly real!
     
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    Good play W1z! Gotta say I was totally fooled, and expecting this place to change, the sky to fall, and life to go on. I think you did a good thing pulling the most uber April Fools a tech thread has ever seen!

    :toast:
     
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    This was a pretty bad joke, it's like telling someone his grandma died the day before April Fools. It's such a serious matter that it's taken seriously regardless of how obvious it is that it's a joke.
     
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    You bastards!!!!!!! I knew it..........

    Especially when somebody posted about being up for sale........ They looked it up. Where???? I had my suspicions.... I'm a detective at heart. I swear I didn't buy it for a minute yet somehow I read every single post. :D

    May you shart the next time you fart.......

    :laugh:
     
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    I was bummed when I actually throught W1zz was going to leave.
    But it was said that the new people knew what they were doing and nothing would change in the near future.
    I wished W1zz well, and just waited to see what the change would be like.
    I must admit I was quite apprehesive about what might change, but things change.
    I just figured that if the new owners ruined TPU, I would move on. It would be disheartening and a loss for the tech world, but not a life changing event.
    Life is more than a website community, even though I am quite fond of this one.

    If this prank devistated you, or caused you to be so pissed off you can't see the humor in it, you may want to take a long hard look on what matters in your life.
     
  21. btarunr

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    Yup, and we layered it up with that CUDALoader prank, just to make people realise that if CUDALoader is TPU's Apr 1 prank, this one must be real. It took w1z all of 2 minutes to code CUDALoader.
     
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    W1zzard, you're awesome. Happy to see that it turned out to be a joke. :D

    Anyways, it was a great opportunity for TPUers to come out and tell you that your reviews, website and software are high quality and professional. I love the detailed reviews, and they greatly help as far as decision making goes, without the marketing and fanboi garbage.

    I'll be staying at TPU for a long time because of how great it and its members/mods are. Thanks for creating TPU, W1zzard! :cool::toast:
     
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  23. stinger608

    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    :laugh::laugh::laugh: Good one W1z!!!!

    But, don't ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever..............ever do that shit again:eek::eek::eek:
     
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    Adult Extertainment Expo next door is what keeps w1z people going to CES :p
     
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    LOL. you bastard :p I cant believe i went and signed on petitions and shit. Your really fooled me. And i'm not a very easy person to fool haha. Hats of to you for the best April Fools joke. :D

    And i'm GLAD AS HELL YOUR STAYING :D
     

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