Community Kudos

Four day weeks, aw yeah. Can't believe it's Friday already. Time for me to eat crust pizza and play Trials. But before that — COMMUNITY KUDOS!

Seems like we've had a quiet week, which is normal post E3 and post long weekend. It seems as though there was a lil' bit of a Brisbane meet up last week, hosted by Trjn. At one point I think I'll have to make the jaunt up to Brissy and catch up with all the folks I haven't met in real life yet. I can't believe I've never met Sughly! What is wrong with this picture!

And speaking of the Sughster. He was the first nommer of the week!

Sughly gave 'preliminary noms' to Trjn for his hosting of the Brisbane meet up, but saved his mega nom for FatShady, who did a pretty awesome thing during his mega trip to Red Lynx studios, the home of Trials.

I have to give my almighty absolute vote to Fatshady. He sent me my own Trials comic signed by Antti from Redlynx himself. It is so amazing that I would so photograph it and send it to everyone if I had one of those spangly phones with cameras and stuff. Unfortunately I dont so I can only describe its glory. Its... yeah, its great.

This is the comic that FatShady had autographed by Antti from Red Lynx. So awesome.

Yeah, pretty amazing. Nice thought FatShady.

McGarnical took time out from his busy schedule of threatening little Timmy, and 'trying to eat lunch here', to nominate Shiggy Ninty for organising a Halo Reach night. He missed the first one, as did I, but I think the both of us want to get involved in the next one.

Speaking of Shiggy, what is this?


First to Doc What for his truly brilliant editing skillz on Potaku.

Second to anyone who joined a Potaku Playnight.

Third to everyone again for the love and support on Potaku.

It is, of course, an email from Shiggy himself.

It's great to see the love for Potaku. I still can't believe that Potaku is a thing. It's proof we have the best community made up of the best people. If you want more proof, here is a message from Shiggy's Potaku co-conspirator demanding that kudos noms for Potkau should be made null and void.


And other cool, street vernacular.

Just so we all good, now the podcast won, it is removed from ever being a nom reason!

Alright, it is as you command 'homeslice'! But, please, keep up the good work guys, I really appreciate what you're all doing.

You know what time it is? It's time for Scree's mega noms.

I nominate Rocketman for sending me a external hard drive. Faction for trying to send me a 1TB one. Bish, Blaghman, Nos, NoobHeadshot, Cakesmith, Gorzilla, Greenius and anyone else I may have forgotten that's been helping me on the minecraft server.

Thanks for the email dear Scree. May your noms be plenty and your day fruitful. [I have no idea what I'm writing anymore]

My favourite nom email this week came from Cakesmith...

All aboard the kudos train.

Choo choo!

Anyway, to be honest, I've been a bit absent from Kotaku this week so noms are difficult. Plus it would just be so easy to just got "SHIGGY AND DOC WHAT AGAIN!"

Trjn hosted a meat last weekend so a nom for that. Shane for being a genuinely awesome guy and always posting the best comments. Plus he's got a kid arriving next week. GO SHANE! Strange for being an awesome person. Freyr because she's a real doctor. Not like how Dr. Pepper is a doctor.

Yeah. That looks good.



And finally, a nomination from Strange, and a call to use the word 'nifty' more often. This is a nifty cause I can get behind.

This week I would like to nominate Trjn for Kudos for his hosting of the Meat Meat and also for his liberal use of the criminally underused word 'nifty'. 'Nifty' is a very nifty word and more people should use it.

Well, that's that. I'm going to use the word 'nifty' more often, and I'm also going to say yes, I agree Strange, Trjn should be the winner of this week's Community Kudos.

Congrats Trjn.

Have a great weekend everyone!

Community Kudos is your chance to reward Kotaku readers/posters who have done incredible things throughout the past week: sporadic acts of kindness, deft commenting skills — if someone deserves to be called out for being an incredible human being, Community Kudos is the place to do it. Send nominations directly to me at this address! The winner gets a cool prize from my massive box of stuff.*

Disclaimer — I'm am really bad at sending stuff out, I have a list, I haven't forgotten, I'm totally getting round to it. Sorry everyone!

Chris Hastings is the creator of the image used for Community Kudos –- you can check out his site, Dr McNinja, here.


    How did you miss my nomination to Strange for bringing delicious vegetarian food for people? You replied to the email :p

    Also thanks everyone.

      I... don't... know...

        You have a talent, that's for sure.

          Actually, I found it. It was buried in an email about a completely different topic. And I get about 100 emails a day.

            I'll forgive you. This time. But only this time.

            Because I probably won't send it as part of another email next time :p

      Well done Bunny!
      I even forgot to nom you for making me watch all the WAR STARS

    Dr. Pepper: The doctor of peppers.


      Dr Pepper: Because saying Dr instead of Dr. is meant to try and remove the medical implications from back when it used to be sold as a health tonic. That's why the name is unpunctuated.

    Yay for Bunny! Nifty is a pretty great word. But not as good as onomatopoeia.

    congrats sire! Even though my visit was somewhat shortlived, I did enjoy myself tremendously! :) Of course, it's hard not to when you have an awesome group of TAYbie's like us here in Bris! ;)

    PS - I just at thebest hamburger... best for 2 reasons.. #1 Cos it was awesome.. #2 Cos it was free! weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

    Congrats Bunny man!

    So few tags this week.

    Shane and McGarnical, BABBIES!? Congrats.


    Grats Bunny!

    Congratulations Trin.

    No silly, it's Trojan

    No it's trin, trinny, trin trin.


    No, it's trin!!

    Screw it, congratulations Trinny, trin, trin, Trojan.

    Grats bunny. Thanks also Sughly for the nom.

      A well deserved nom, you are awesome

      Grats to bunny, use your newly granted power wisely

      Maaaan I'm always so late to this party! But yes, well deserved Sir Fats! Though I still havent made the IKEA trip for a frame... YET!

    Clearly non members of this "clique" need not apply for this are sucking kudos sham. Enjoy sucking each others e-peens dry.

      It's sad that you see it that way. Anyone who wants to participate may, it's about being active in the community.

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