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Will you be joining in on QuakeExpo? [submitted by Quest]

AnswerVotes
Percentage
 
I've had my booth ready since 2001
9
4.1%
Qexpo? Wat'cho talking about willis?
63
28.8%
There's another one happning? Neato!
13
5.9%
Please, Quake's sooooooo oooooold
9
4.1%
Only if there's free boobies like last time
53
24.3%
Damn it, I've run out of cookies!.. You say something?
71
32.5%

Pappy-R: Yeah! Every second I can. You should see what comes out during the event. It's classic love like you wouldn't believe!
a madman: Nah, too lazy. But I'll read up on it and grab some mods.
Jube: Honestly, I never really heard much about QExpo until this year. But it does sound ultra-cool and I'm looking forward to it!
Hellchick: I'd love to go, but I can't this year. Maybe next!

Behold! I present to you, these FIFTEEN *crash!* SEVEN Quake Commandments. Pick your fave! [submitted by JGH]

AnswerVotes
Percentage
 
There are no other games before Quake: the Alpha and Omega. (Betas are exempt but unsupported.)
31
14.4%
Abuse NOT yonder smiling typist, lest he kick/ban thine IP.
10
4.6%
Honor thy dedicated server.
13
6%
Thou shalt not camp blessed points of incarnate manifest.
14
6.5%
Thou shalt not commit acts of exploitation nor practice unclean arts of unfairness. (No cheating!)
50
23.3%
Thou shalt go forth and 0WNZ0R, with GREAT l33tn355 and M4!) 5!<1!_!_Z!
54
25.2%
Slakest thine thirst with blessed elixir of caffeinated bounty.
42
19.6%

Pappy-R: "Honour thy dedicated server" Sorry, I'm all about that kinda shtuff, and yes Hellchick, you are going to hell...but I'll save you a good seat.
Jube: I think my favourite would have to be: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's Shambler.
a madman: But his Shambler is all big and puffy white and throws lightning and stuff! *covets profusely*
Hellchick: I like, "Thou shalt have no other railguns before me, you bunny-hopping LPB bitch." I'm pretty sure Jesus actually says that when he's playing. (Am I going to hell?)

If you're a Quaker what do you do on your spare time? [submitted by GoldieLock]

AnswerVotes
Percentage
 
Ummm, play Quake! (any of the three)
35
16.4%
Bright light, bright light, can't leave house.
49
23%
Sleep though really I don't need sleep. Sleep is for the needy. Ok one more round...
16
7.5%
Duh, I don't understand, spare time?
24
11.2%
I don't have a life outside Quake really, hmm what about trying some new mods perhaps?
8
3.7%
Go out, try and score, though I'm so ugly I can't look in the mirror without being scared, so what are my chances you say?
20
9.3%
Do regular stuff, so I don't think I qualify as a Quaker really.
61
28.6%

Pappy-R: That would be the sleep time. Gotta shut down the internal units for a couple hours a day.
a madman: I... work for PlanetQuake? Play a lot of Enemy Territory, too. And bask in the healthy glow of monitor radiation.
Jube: Wow harsh answers here! Me thinks GoldieLock didn't eat her porridge this morning!
Hellchick: I knit. And I'm not kidding. I'm working on a pair of socks with the Wolfenstein logo...

"You can't hide forever"...what's your reply? [submitted by Mr. Lake]

AnswerVotes
Percentage
 
Come from the side, whip out your railgun and slap'em with a slug.
41
19.3%
Drop from above in a hail of grenades.
20
9.4%
Splash damage from your rockets below their feet should do the trick.
33
15.5%
Prove them wrong...hide indefinately.
55
25.9%
Creep up behind them and whack'em with your gauntlet.
42
19.8%
Concealed underwater with your lightning gun...luring them in.
7
3.3%
Hop in front of them and give'em a face-full of plasma.
14
6.6%

Pappy-R: I'm wery, wery sneaky sir! (Thanks Deeds!)
a madman: #4. I can never resist a challenge. Pappy found out and bet me that I'd never work for him without pay. Damn you, Pappy!
Jube: Oh trust me, I CAN hide forever. :) Since I suck, I've made a game out of hiding. I've become quite good at it really.
Hellchick: I prefer the lightning gun in the water trick. Back in Quake 1. Yeah, I know I take myself out, too...

How long have you been playing Quake...any version? [submitted by Mr. Lake]

AnswerVotes
Percentage
 
2 years...still getting my feet wet.
10
4.7%
4 years...decided it was finally time to clean out those Strogg.
14
6.6%
1 year...how is that even possible?
6
2.8%
3 years...I was big on curvey graphics at the time.
13
6.1%
5 years...I was recruited as a space marine before you we're spawned!
39
18.4%
6 years...some friends introduced me to "Shambly", we've been mates ever since.
39
18.4%
7 years...I've been down with id since Commander Keen...now where are my teetth?
90
42.6%

Pappy-R: Quake maniac since before Quake was released. I have the Doom II strat guide with John Romero's Quake Interview sitting on my hall shelf.
a madman: I still have Commander Keen with the Quake ad installed, biznatches.
Jube: I think it's probably been about 6 years. I got in there a little bit late. Sadly, all the good skills had already been passed out by then.
Hellchick: Since Quake 1, but I was a Wolfy fan long before that.

Imagine id Software never came up with the name Quake for a game. What else would they have called the series? [submitted by PQ]

AnswerVotes
Percentage
 
Game 1, 2, 3...
10
4.7%
Ookey scary monster stuff (1, 2, 3...)
3
1.4%
Hell's Gates of Fire and Guns, Lots of guns! 1, 2, 3...
21
9.9%
Three different names
9
4.2%
One name for Quake and the other two a series
4
1.8%
Fred, just Fred for all three.
25
11.8%
We'd be looking forward to Doom 6 right now, know what I mean?
139
65.8%

Pappy-R:"The Path" Where will The Path take us? Hell, Stroggos, the Arenas. It works don't it? [I made an error on the original posting of this question. It was from me and not from Mr. Lake (Who's at Gray Matter now!), sorry Lake.]
a madman: Wow, Mr. Lake answered his own poll question wrong. If they'd never used "Quake" for a game, how could "One name for Quake and the other two a series" happen? ...yes, I'm pedantic and proud of it, damnit! (Pappy smacks madman with the trout of clarity)
Jube: Fred! Definitely Fred. I have a total Fred obsession. I've named fish Fred, a dog Fred, and if I had my way all things would be called Fred. All Fred all the time!
Hellchick: I like the sound of "Steve" myself.


Who are these people, anyway?

Pappy-R is the PlanetQuake Site Director and ensures that all the coolness on PQ that happens, happens.
a madman is the official PQ Content Manager, and when he's not doing that he's insulting people in the Mailbag. It's a good job.
Jube runs the morning shift around here, and posts more news before 9 am than most people do all day.
Hellchick gave up a promising career in the exciting field of astrophysics to make a job out of playing Quake.


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