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Old 03-02-2018, 05:37 AM
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Yes, Patrick Norton! I don't know why my brain immediately went to Patrick Klepek. Too much Giant Bomb I guess.

Anyway, this week we watched the Kiss from a Rose Music Video featuring Seal. And Batman! Plus: cats and anime.

S2:E26 - Kiss from a Rose Music Video
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I don't know which episode it was you detail your experience in pirating old games but I have to say it struck a chord with me. I spend much more time figuring out how to modify config files to point to local copies of files instead of CD and trying to get custom firmware on my consoles than I do just generally playing the dang games most of the time.
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Proooobably the Screen Savers episode? Seems like it would inspire that conversation. I think that may be a pretty common thing, there's something just about the hunt, you know?

Anyway, new ep, which inspired this excellent picture from this weekend!



S2:E27 - McDLT Commercial
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Old 03-21-2018, 06:06 AM
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Naturally, there are new Videos Deaths Loops this week.

S2:E28: NBA Jam Attract Mode
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Old 03-21-2018, 10:49 AM
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"The only NBA game where you can play as Bill Clinton!"
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Old 03-23-2018, 11:16 AM
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You could also play as Hillary, right?

Anyway, this week we watched the classic Patterson bigfoot film, well, the part with bigfoot anyway. Not the part with the horse and stuff. I had a super lot of fun with this one, a good reminder to not always chase that 80s-90s nostalgia trip.



S2:E29 - Patterson Bigfoot Film
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Yes I believe the Clintons were a team together
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Hi, I'm sneaking on here to make the post this time because I have the free time at the moment! Take that, Thorn!

Anyway, we watched the Ready Player One trailer on loop and wonder what the people of Graal Online would think of it. Also, I think we figured out the actual writing/editing process for the book happened.

S2: E30 - Ready Player One Trailer
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This week we are back and dredging up terrible old pop songs as is our want. Plus, John is locked in seriously and deadly battle for the Shaq Fu world record speed run time!

S2:E31 - Summer Girls Music Video
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Old 04-20-2018, 08:53 AM
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I recognized this video immediately, even though I had never seen the show. Or honestly any of the movies. Such the power of karate.

S2:E32 - Karate Kid Cartoon Opening
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Old 04-27-2018, 06:44 AM
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I think the director of the 80s-era Shoney's seafood commercial that we watched for this week's episode had a very strange creative vision to sex up fried shrimp, and I can't say that it worked. Like, at all. It's worth watching, really.

Also, more updates on the Shaq Fu world record hunt!

S2:E33 - Shoney's Seafood Commercial

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I have been informed that the first Panda Express to not be part of a mall opened in the mid-90s. Admittedly it wasn't until most of the way through the last decade (like, around 2005 or maybe a year or so later) that I saw and recognized the establishment in the wild. I do distinctly remember being caught off-guard by the fact that it wasn't in a food court.
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Yeah, I think they were just late moving the non-mall stores into the area where I live.

Anyway, new episode is up and it's another old food commercial, only this time it's for hot dogs and features 80s hair metal band Cinderella. It's...pretty weird.

S2:E34 - Pat's Chili Dogs Commercial featuring Cinderella
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Old 05-11-2018, 05:46 AM
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This week is a reader-suggested video that dovetails nicely with a story we had to tell. The video is a Game Genie commercial and the story is the time we met the human Game Genie, Billy Mitchell. Enjoy.

S2:E35 - Game Genie Commercial
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Old 05-18-2018, 08:39 AM
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Another fan suggestion this week with the bizarre, but amazingly catchy theme song from a Canadian kids show in the late 80s.

S2:E36 - The Computer Man
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ah, that's where adam neely got it from
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Old 05-25-2018, 05:40 AM
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Until we watched this trailer, I didn't realize how very little I remembered of The Spirits Within. As such I had very little to say about the film itself, so we mostly talked about other things to try and ignore this trailer.

S2:E37 - Final Fantasy The Spirits Within Trailer
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It's Friday, so of course, there's a new episode:

S2:E38 - Mathnasium Transformations Commercial
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Couldn't get enough of that Elder Scrolls VI teaser from E3? I promise you, after about 100 loops, you can.

S2:E40 – The Elder Scrolls VI Teaser
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You jest, but at this point I absolutely expect Google to make a skyrim mod for google maps for an april fool's day thing
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After some chaos that kept us from recording last week, we are back on schedule with The Office themesong on loop this week. Welcome to the Department of Jim Face.

S2:E41 – The Office TV Opening

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Old 07-09-2018, 08:34 AM
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Not 100% sure how we got from a Doom speedrun to my middle school gym teacher's short shorts, but here we are. That's the magic of Video Death Loop I suppose.

S2:E42 – DOOM E1M1 Speedrun
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Old 07-13-2018, 06:38 AM
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It's Video Death Loop's two year anniversary!

John and I treat ourselves this episode by watching our favorite TV show theme songs. Also we learn John's dark origin story!

S2:E43 – MST3K / Top Gear TV Openings
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