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GFN News: The End

One of the hardest things to do is say goodbye. The act itself is easy; it’s a two-syllable word. But the meaning behind it is more difficult.

GFN started a couple years ago as a way to bring people together. For quite a while, it accomplished that goal. Unfortunately, when we lost internet for three months at the end of last year, it became difficult to follow up on certain aspects of running the site. Most of that responsibility falls on my shoulders. Nonetheless, we kept things going through most of 2014 — but by the end, we were sputtering to the finish. The simple truth is that some folks struggle to maintain one site, and trying to administrate two was too daunting of a task.

So the time has come to shut down Geek Force Network. The site’s not going to be deleted or anything; I’m just removing the custom domain to avoid paying for it each year. All of the posts should still look the same. I’ll keep an eye on comments to make sure a flood of penis-related content doesn’t burst through. But it will no longer be updated.

For everyone who contributed throughout GFN’s lifespan, I thank you. That includes all of the authors for our site, but also anyone who stopped by to read an article or leave their thoughts. Because of the vast collection of personalities and topics we put together, we also got a great response from the community. It was cool to see.

A special thanks should go out to simpleek and cary, who were here when we opened up shop and stayed through the bitter end. I can’t provide adequate words to describe their professionalism and integrity. You should definitely go follow each of their blogs if you haven’t already, because their content will continue over there.

And now, before they start playing that weird song when award-winners go way over their allotted time, we say goodbye. GFN achieved many of its goals and came up short in others, but it was an interesting experience nonetheless.

(NOTE: If you submitted a post to GFN at any time during its lifespan, I’m not going to hold them hostage here or anything. You’re free to take any of your content and post it on your own sites now, for archive purposes or just to add even more articles. YOU ARE ALL FREE NOW.)

-Chris, At the Buzzer

At the Buzzer (01/01/15)

Episode 162: New Year, Same Buzzer — The gang jumps head-first into 2015 with a look back at the best of 2014, giving top 5 lists in an extended Countdown. Also, Chris bemoans the video game industry, Dave protects his daughter’s secret, Michelle gets to ask one question, and Shaun forgets what his final thought is.

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  • “Main Theme (Rhythm Thief)” by Tomoya Ohtani
  • “Main Theme (Valkyria Chronicles)” by Hitoshi Sakimoto
  • “Arkham City Main Theme” by Nick Arundel
  • “Night at the Octodrag” by Thee Jaguar Sharks

Production Assistance: Tony Robinson, Executive Producer

Announcer: Molly Robinson

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At the Buzzer (12/18/14)

Episode 161: ATB Christmas Special III — The gang welcomes the holiday season with a look at some specially themed headlines and their favorite movies in Rapid Reviews. Also, Chris struggles to maintain control, Dave sings a familiar tune, Michelle reviews the worst possible movie, and Shaun hates white elephant exchanges.

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  • “Main Theme (Rhythm Thief)” by Tomoya Ohtani
  • “Main Theme (Valkyria Chronicles)” by Hitoshi Sakimoto
  • “Arkham City Main Theme” by Nick Arundel
  • “Night at the Octodrag” by Thee Jaguar Sharks

Production Assistance: Tony Robinson, Executive Producer

Announcer: Molly Robinson

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At the Buzzer (12/11/14)

Episode 160: Crunked — The gang tries to follow through on their plans to do an episode while drunk with mixed results, then talk about putting different liquids in your body and make snap decisions in Saving Society. Also, Chris edits out a vote he doesn’t like, Dave finds out about a drunk baby, Michelle falls in love with “cough syrup,” and Shaun tries his luck with sound effects.

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Credits

Music:

  • “Main Theme (Rhythm Thief)” by Tomoya Ohtani
  • “Main Theme (Valkyria Chronicles)” by Hitoshi Sakimoto
  • “Arkham City Main Theme” by Nick Arundel
  • “Night at the Octodrag” by Thee Jaguar Sharks

Production Assistance: Tony Robinson, Executive Producer

Announcer: Molly Robinson

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At the Buzzer (12/04/14)

Episode 159: Fake Animals Unite — The gang devotes an episode to imaginary and cartoon and stuffed animals, all while trying to get the first official entry into the Time Capsule. Also, Chris makes an unpopular argument, Dave takes a pizza out of the oven, Michelle reveals her love of Big Bird, and Shaun puts his dad on blast.

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Music:

  • “Main Theme (Rhythm Thief)” by Tomoya Ohtani
  • “Main Theme (Valkyria Chronicles)” by Hitoshi Sakimoto
  • “Arkham City Main Theme” by Nick Arundel
  • “Night at the Octodrag” by Thee Jaguar Sharks

Production Assistance: Tony Robinson, Executive Producer

Announcer: Molly Robinson

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At the Buzzer (11/27/14)

Episode 158: Hairy Lips — The gang talks about hair in weird places as Movember comes to a close, then discusses unlimited amounts of snow and vacation, then reintroduces an old segment. Also, Chris gets more eternal damnation, Dave has a beard like a porcupine, Michelle actually takes a shower, and Shaun tries to add everything to Buzzerbeater.

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Headlines

Credits

Music:

  • “Main Theme (Rhythm Thief)” by Tomoya Ohtani
  • “Main Theme (Valkyria Chronicles)” by Hitoshi Sakimoto
  • “Arkham City Main Theme” by Nick Arundel
  • “Night at the Octodrag” by Thee Jaguar Sharks

Production Assistance: Tony Robinson, Executive Producer

Announcer: Molly Robinson

More At the Buzzer

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