Community Kudos

It's the end of the week, and I'm so so tired. [Wakes up] OOOOOOKKKKAAAAAAY! Time for Community Kudos!

First nom off the nom boat was a DC nom.

DC I nominate @bdkiaf for this.
I'd also like to nominate @strange for helping me get a Beyond: Two Souls Special Edition last week. I'm serious when I say that if it wasn't for her I'd have the standard edition and that would've made this Quantic Dream fanboy sad. She's awesome! Nommed so often she's got her own tag, but still deserving today as she was then!

I still haven't played Beyond: Two Souls yet, and lent my copy to Ben while I'm playing through Wind Waker HD. How is everyone finding it?

Also, BDKIAF, what an amazing gesture. As a new Dad, that was a nice thing to do.

For some reason this week was all about the machine gun noms. I guess when you're dropping nom bombs one word is enough!

Strange @sernobulus

Effluvium Boy @gutsoup. Koala.

Transientmind made some noms that were very nice. Also, I have a question...

Transientmind 1) Everyone who sent @freezespreston letters of reference, professionally or personally. He's getting dicked over in a big way, and the community's doing what they can to help. Some more effectively than the rest of us, but only Freeze would know who those are. 2) @welbot for his use of a truly ballsy and wonderful pickup line last week. More TAYbies need to be using cheesy lines! He sets an example for us all. 3) @popdart5 and @redartifice for the effort put into the Numenera run. Red's doing a great job running things, and Popdart's put in some great work on write-ups and a blogsite/google page for resources.

First off, what was the line that Welbot used! That guy is a bit of a pun master, so I need to know!

Secondly, I hope things will get better for you Freeze, I know they will!

Speaking of which...

Freeze Just quickly I want to send a Nom to @shane, @dc and @virus__ for their help with a bit of a tight spot I'm in.


This week everyone has been playing Pokemon. I totally feel left out because I don't understand Pokemon at all. Maybe I'll give this crazy series a try.

ynefel I wish to break my drought of kudos noms with one for @beavwa. The man has acquired a shiny Pikachu and has set it aside just for me. My Pokemon X and Y should be delivered today, so I'm like super excited. My enthusiasm for Pikachu and most notably his evolution, Raichu has not gone unnoticed.
KUDOS FOR THE KUDOS GOD. I offer @beavwa as a tasty sacrifice to appease the heathen Gawker gods. He will be tasty, and may or may not repeat on you for the rest of the day.

And finally, with all the bushfires going on I thought this nom was the best to end on this week.

Nova Cascade I'd like to nom @Nomad for being an awesome guy and sending me a message asking how my family is doing with the fires that are ripping through the Blue Mountains at the moment.
Unofficial noms for my girlfriends stepdad for saving their house and every single firefighter who have been doing such amazing work all across the state.

Stay safe everyone! And I think this week the winrar has to be BDKIAF.

Have a great weekend.

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!

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    Good stuff BDKIAF. I am so busy but I need to get some noms in. Next week, I swear.
    Have a good weekend, humans!

    Yay for BDKIAF! Most worthy winner indeed! So much awesome!

    and @markserrels ..

    what you seek can be found here

    Yay! Congrats to @BDKIAF

    Also, I'm not sure why I got nommed. Why @strange, WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?

      I would have said why in my email to Serrels but I was in a rush to catch a bus. And now it's more fun to never tell you....

        In the past, some have called Strange a monster! If only we listened!

    Congrats @bdkiaf! A worthy winner if ever there was one! (For real this time! :P)

    Also thanks for the nom, Freeze. I know my character reference wasn't as professional as it could've been but all the sentiments written there were true.

    Have a damn good weekend everyone!

    Hi @markserrels - First up, the one-word Koala nom relates to:
    (Yes. @gutsoup is correct - he is a very OK guy.)

    As for @welbot...
    THIS GUY. *brofist*

    And yes, BDKIAF enabled awesome moment'age, and that's so worthy of kudos win. Congrats and well done man. :)

    Last edited 18/10/13 5:30 pm

    Congratulations BDKIAF! Definitely deserved. :)

    To explain Pokemon, Mark, catch bidoof. It is the best pokemon and you'll win all the games with it.

      You are a terrible person :P

        I am kind of a big fan of Bidoof. Enough so that I've spent hours slaving over images and mods for the guy.

        Fun story though, first battle with my friend, we did a 3v3 and my Bidoof rollout'd all over him, 3-0. It was basically Goldenrod gym all over again!
        I know Bibarel apparently has a mega evolution, but I don't think I'll be evolving my Bidoof, not me, never.

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