Comment Section Trolling Done Right

Gawker has a story about a homeless man who used to be in a band with Carlos Santana and how the two were reunited.

Nice story, but this exchange in the comments made me laugh out loud.

“He stopped playing with Santana before Woodstock which would of been 1969. So for 44 years he hasn’t tried to find his “friend”? Then leaves him on the street after saying hello? I’ll chalk this up as another PR play for good ole Santana. ”

“Carlos Santana is Mexican and not Puerto Rican. Either way, your “PR play” is racist and revolting.”

The second comment was an obvious joke to anyone with a sense of humor. However, this is on the internet so a lot of people didn’t get the joke that was obvious to anyone with a sense of humor, which resulted in comments like “PR stands for “Public Relations”, not “Puerto Rican”, you idiot.” and several variations of that comment.

Now THAT’s how you troll a comment section.

UPDATE: I had to change my original post because I messed up and attributed something to the wrong commenter.

A Decision Years In The Making!

Years and years ago, I was playing Final Fantasy VII on my Playstation. I got all the way to the run up to the final battle when I saved my game and went to sleep. It was late at night after a long day and I had to go to work in the morning. I went to work and spent most of the day thinking about finishing the game when I got home. Someone “broke into the house” and stole a bunch of stuff, mostly my roommate’s fancy clothes and, of course, my Playstation (with the last FFVII disc inside).

Fast forward over a decade later, Steam has Final Fantasy VII on sale for less than $5. Do I buy this game and spend a bunch of hours just to get back to where I was or do I just let it go, especially since I recently got Saints Row 3, all of the BioShock games, Far Cry 3, and a bunch of Skyrim mods?

I have about 12 hours to make up my mind about this sale and even if I pass on it, I can still get the game for about $12, but I am wondering if I really want to spend all of the time to get back to where I was. At this point in my life, how I spend my time is a lot more important than how I spend my money.

I found this video on YouTube that picks up right where I left off. I haven’t watched the whole thing yet, just enough to verify that’s what I remember seeing before I cut the game off for the night.