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Posted by me on May 7, 2004 02:05 PM | Permalink
If only they had an Atari joystick belt for guys to match it.
Laurence Simon |
May 7, 2004 02:08 PM
I thought I already had the cheat code to get into your pants - lots of tequila. ;)
Kymberlie R. McGuire |
May 7, 2004 02:17 PM
If it comes with force-feedback underoos.
May 7, 2004 02:22 PM
Am I the only one who saw this and thought "Captain N"?
May 7, 2004 02:29 PM
Oliver, I was actually googling for pictures of Captain N. Came up with this. Heh.
May 7, 2004 02:34 PM
Wait - let me guess the code. Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, B, A, select, start...
Alex Knapp |
May 7, 2004 03:14 PM
Why would we want in your pants when you aren't wearing any?
Lets see; shirt, pins, belt... nope, no pants here.
May 7, 2004 03:17 PM
Today happens to be No Pants Day.
May 7, 2004 03:21 PM
Not unless there's also a cheat code to unlock "sex god" mode.
May 7, 2004 03:28 PM
I just bought a t-shirt a few weeks ago that has an Atari joystick and says "Old School" on it.
May 7, 2004 04:05 PM
Where did you find the belt? Is it on Amazon too?
May 7, 2004 05:26 PM
Geek points for Alex for breaking out the Konami code that dominated so many of our childhoods.
May 7, 2004 07:30 PM
All these talented people and not ONE "joystick" joke?
Christopher Cross |
May 7, 2004 07:59 PM
It's Up Up Down Down A B Start...please try to get it right...and for those who do not know or can't remember that was the code for Metriod
May 8, 2004 03:51 AM
Actually, ds, the it in question is Up-Up-Down-Down-Left-Right-Left-Right-B-A-Start.
The Ataris even have a song about the Konami Code: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A
Don't throw rocks when you're living in a glass house.
dexter green |
May 8, 2004 07:50 AM
I was gonna come to your defense, Dexter.
While Up Up Down Down A B Start may have worked some magic specifically for Contra, so did Up-Up-Down-Down-Left-Right-Left-Right-B-A-Start, and that ended up being memorized by so many people that Konami began using it on most of its games.
I didn't even have to use my a.k.
at least I didn't get my heart broken anyway
wasting time in east new jersey.
guess I could tell you 'bout
the snow covered rooftops,
sunsets, shooting stars and picturesque backdrops.
or how I went and hung out at quick-stop
and pretended that I was in clerks.
sometimes you gotta stop and remember
that your not gonna live forever.
be young, think smart, stay true
and just follow your heart.
remember the times we watched "karate kid"
and memorized every line
skipped school and went to the arcade
hung out and played galaga all day.
stole a car and we drove to michigan.
600 miles with no destination.
except to get in the car and drive
and see where we'll end up.
sometimes you gotta stop and remember.
that your not gonna be young forever.
think smart, have fun, stay true
and don't ever grow up.
out of all I've learned in life
you always keep your friends close to your heart.
'cause who will help you if you're falling down.
and everything is o.k
- So the song isn't really about the code specifically (and it's kind of schmaltzy in that Ataris way), but I understand the why of the title - it's about remembering all the stupid shit from your youth and hanging on to it.
Sadly, I was already in my early 20's when Nintendo came out. Is that still considered my youth or to I have to stick to my Vic 20 memories?
May 8, 2004 08:00 AM
So the song isn't really about the code specifically
Right-o. My bad.
Oh, that's your youth alright.
Childhood = 0-13
Youth = 14-[insert last year's age here]
I am still young. And ain't nobody gonna tell me different.
dexter green |
May 8, 2004 08:32 AM