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Postby BuckGB » Wed Dec 16, 2009 7:41 pm

To be honest, I've paid little attention to the whole "social networking" craze that seems to have erupted over the last few years. It's become so prolific, though, that having an online presence beyond the gamebanshee.com domain is not only important, it's practically necessary.

As of right now, I have a personal page on Facebook, a GameBanshee page on Facebook, a GameBanshee feed on Twitter, and a GameBanshee channel on YouTube. I invite all of you to sign up and connect with me/us at any or all of these websites, if only to start building a devoted RPG community and then sit back and see where it takes us. The YouTube channel is of special importance, as it finally gives me a place to unload the hundreds of gigabytes worth of trailers that have been sent to me by PR agencies over the years. I've been uploading videos for several days straight now, and the uploads will continue for weeks and probably months to come as I do some serious catching up.

Anyway, I'll do my best to start logging in more often to all of these areas. If you happen to send any messages or friend requests, please mention that you're a member of GameBanshee so I know who you are :) .

Oh, and feel free to share your own social networking information in this thread if you'd like to connect with other members of the GameBanshee community!

UPDATE: There's now a fan page on Facebook, too!

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Postby galraen » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:09 pm

I've joined the facebook GB group, so now you know all that white hair in my avatar is just wishful thinking! :D
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Postby dragon wench » Wed Dec 16, 2009 11:45 pm

Cool!
I also just joined the GB Facebook Page.. mine is the vineyard-themed ava.. :D

I don't really use Twitter, so I didn't worry about that part of it ;)
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Postby Xandax » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:30 am

Following your tweets ... for now unless you spam me :laugh:
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Postby GawainBS » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:49 am

Joined the Facebook pages and the Youtube channel. Twitter isn't my cup of tea.

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Postby Tricky » Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:33 am

Hehehe. Welcome to the 21st Century, my girlfriend was the one to drag me out of the cave. ;)
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Postby Kipi » Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:43 am

Joined to GB facebook as well... :D
Let's see who recognize me first... :rolleyes: ;)
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Postby DesR85 » Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:48 am

Nice. Looks like I'll subscribe to the GB channel on Youtube. ;)
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Postby Tricky » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:26 am

Kipi wrote:Joined to GB facebook as well... :D
Let's see who recognize me first... :rolleyes: ;)


Nice hat. ;)
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Postby Kipi » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:39 am

Tricky wrote:Nice hat. ;)


That picture is from the time I served in navy, so that explains the funny hat.
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Postby Tricky » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:51 am

Ah, cool. I recognized the insignia on your shoulder a bit late. :)
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Postby C Elegans » Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:22 am

I've joined the Gamebanshee group on Facebook - good idea, Jon! :) I like the social aspects of internet, and I am probably the person on GB, at least SYM, that actually has met most other GB members IRL as a consequence of GB! :)

And before I leave Californication next summer, I am definitely planning on meeting at least one more in the cold realms of British Columbia...
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Postby BuckGB » Fri Dec 18, 2009 8:14 am

There's now a GameBanshee fanpage on Facebook, too.

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Postby DaveO » Sat Dec 19, 2009 6:46 am

I'm never joining Facebook due to concerns about it affecting my job career and future hiring decisions. I've had a YouTube account for a while, but it's not something I point people to often(and certainly not on this site).
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Postby Tricky » Sat Dec 19, 2009 7:31 am

You can shield what you make public on Facebook as much as you desire. On the long term, I think not participating in social networking sites will leave you out of the loop. This stuff is only going to get more omnipresent.
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Postby galraen » Sat Dec 19, 2009 8:16 am

DaveO wrote:I'm never joining Facebook due to concerns about it affecting my job career and future hiring decisions. I've had a YouTube account for a while, but it's not something I point people to often(and certainly not on this site).


Don't believe the scare stories, your current and any prospective future employer can only find stuff on facebook your careless enough to let them. Simply don't put anything on there that can cause you problems, you control the data that's on there, anyone stupid enough to put things on FB that gets them fired, or causes them to not get a job, get what they deserve.
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And everything is hidden in the fine print.[/QUOTE]

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Postby kozeph » Sat Dec 19, 2009 10:32 am

just joined the facebook site, dont have an acount on youtube or other pages just use facebook cuz my last girlfriend made me XD HAHAHA
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Postby fable » Sat Dec 19, 2009 10:43 am

kozeph wrote:just joined the facebook site, dont have an acount on youtube or other pages just use facebook cuz my last girlfriend made me XD HAHAHA


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Postby Tricky » Sat Dec 19, 2009 12:34 pm

Dance puppets, dance! :devil:
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