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paulgruberman
Member Since: 6 Jun 2007
Last Active: Apr 20, 2018 00:50
Tech Team Member
Staff Awards
Keeping the hamsters running, one day at a time.
Patron Saint of Oppression
Staff Awards
Ask me about my banhammer
Arcade Escapee
Halloween Party!
You escaped from The Escapist's Phantom of the Arcade text adventure!
Themiserables
Staff Awards
When duty calls, they pick up the phone.
Look Into My Eye
Personality Quizzes
Earned the Sergeant Apone result in the "Which Marine from Aliens Are You?" Quiz
The Midnight Channel
Game of the Year 2012
Voted for Persona 4 Golden for 2012’s Game of the Year!
Escapist Gold Badge
Planetside WAR!
VICTORIOUS!
Webby 2011
Community
Thank you for helping us win 3 Webbys!
Webby Badge
Community
We won the Webby...because we rule!
Batteries
Holiday 2009
Holy cow BATTERIES! It's what I always wanted!
Desert Bus Ticket
Special Events
I got off the Desert Bus in Las Vegas, Nevada!
Bernie
Unskippable
Watched 3 episodes of Unskippable
The Average Bear
Quiz Awards
You're smarter than him! Congrats on getting 100% on the Escapist Birthday Quiz!
4th Birthday PDF
Special Events
I downloaded Issue 210 as a PDF!
Terminator
Genre Wars
"Crush your enemies!"
Forum Vagabond
Forum Awards
Has posted in more than 10 different forums.
Valentine's Day (Krazy4U)
Valentine's Day
This doesn't mean pyscho crazy or anything...just regular awesome crazy...which borderlines sugar-high crazy
Bells
Holiday 2008
"Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow" - Tennyson
Forum Explorer
Forum Awards
Has posted in more than 3 different forums.
Make Yourself At Home
Community
Has created a user profile.
I Can Has Friend?
Community
Has added a friend!
You Like Me!
Community
Has been added as a friend.
Face With A Name
Community
Has set an avatar.
Notable Poster
Forum Awards
Over 100 posts without incurring moderator wrath. [2 week minimum]
Chatty
Forum Awards
Has commented on over 100 different topics.
You Really Like Me!
Community
Has been added as a friend by 10 others.
The Neutral
Fable II
Maybe you're good, maybe you're not. But you're definitely you, and that's what matters.
Zombie Hunter
Halloween Party!
Correctly identified all 30 zombies in WarCry's 30 Zombies in 30 Seconds game!
Monster Masher
Halloween Party!
Correctly identified all 30 monsters in WarCry's 30 Monsters in 30 Seconds game!
Hallo-winner
Halloween Party!
You completed all three Halloween events! A Hallo-winner is you!
Bestest Friend
Community
Has added more than 10 friends.
Genre Warrior
Genre Wars
Has fought 1 battle
ZP Mashup
Contests
The ZP Mashup was no match for me! *flex*
In Touch
Community
Has received and read messages from 10 people.
Communicator
Community
Has received and read messages from 25 people.
Connector
Community
Has received and read messages from 50 people.
Tactician
Genre Wars
Has won a battle
Triumphant
Genre Wars
Has won 1 battle without the loss of a complete army
Surrender Monkey
Genre Wars
"Surrender Monkey!"
Genre Campaigner
Genre Wars
Has fought 10 battles
Windfall
Genre Wars
Has earned more than 20,000 in a single battle
Master Tactician
Genre Wars
Has won 10 battles
Resilient
Genre Wars
Has won more than one battle consecutively
Regular
Forum Awards
Has posted in more than 12 different months.
Socialite
Community
Has been added as a friend by 25 others.
Hot Topic
Forum Awards
Created a thread with over 1,000 views.
Excellent Topic!
Forum Awards
For creating a thread with over 50 replies.
TF2 Tournament Member
Special Events
I was part of The Escapist's TF2 Tournament!
10 About 4
Quiz Awards
For taking the Escapist Birthday Quiz.
4th Birthday
Special Events
Celebrating 4 years of The Escapist!
Cinco de Quizo
Quiz Awards
Completed 5 quizzes and even got some questions right!
Up Your Sleeve
Halloween Party!
Got the Good Ending in POTA2
User Group Member
Community
Member of 1 User Group
Zuu Zuu
The Escapist Show
Watched two episodes of The Escapist Show
Always Running
The Escapist Show
Watched 8 episodes of The Escapist Show
Ruskie Bear
The Escapist Show
Watched Red Alert on The Escapist Show
Big Pete
Apocalypse Lane
Watched the Apocalypse Lane pilot episode.
Game Over, Man
Doomsday Arcade
Watched 5 episodes of Doomsday Arcade
The Time is Now
Doomsday Arcade
Watched 10 episodes of Doomsday Arcade
Fishy McSketcherson
Unskippable
Watched 7 episodes of Unskippable
Cutscene Watcher
Unskippable
Watched 15 episodes of Unskippable
And Yet, The Armadillo
Unskippable
Watched 25 episodes of Unskippable
Master of Blinking
Unskippable
Watched 35 episodes of Unskippable
Snaaaaaake!
Unskippable
Watched all of Metal Gear August on Unskippable
Ingenue
Rebecca Mayes Muses
Watched Rebecca Mayes Muse
Subscriber
Content
Has read at least one article in 5 weekly issues of The Escapist
Pixel Burglar
Stolen Pixels
Has read 5 Stolen Pixels comics.
Pixel Bandit
Stolen Pixels
Has read 25 Stolen Pixels comics.
Lazer Cat
Doomsday Arcade
Watched 15 episodes of Doomsday Arcade
Beta Chatter
Community
You know who will win in a fight between a T-Rex and a million kittens.
Pixel Outlaw
Stolen Pixels
Has read 75 Stolen Pixels comics.
Early Edition
Content
Has read at least one article in 26 weekly issues of The Escapist
Decathaquiz
Quiz Awards
Has completed 10 quizzes.
Batteries Not Included
Halloween Party!
Aced the 30 Robots in 30 Seconds Quiz
Bloodsucker
Halloween Party!
Aced the 30 Vampires in 30 Seconds Quiz
Horror Survival
Halloween Party!
Aced the 30 Horror Movies in 30 Seconds Quiz
Rest In
Halloween Party!
Got the Bad Ending in POTA2
Hallo-winner 2009!
Halloween Party!
Completed the events in the Halloween Extravaganza
Pandor
The Escapist Show
Watched 20 episodes of The Escapist Show
Ubermensch
Awards
Gamers are the new supermen.
Songstress
Rebecca Mayes Muses
Watched more than one Rebecca Mayes Musing
Starring Mike Patton
Unskippable
Watched 45 episodes of Unskippable
Holiday Celebrator
Holiday 2009
Enjoyed the contents of the 2009 Advent Calendar
Cul-De-Sac'd
Apocalypse Lane
Watched 7 episodes of Apocalypse Lane
User Group Bookmark
Community
Has posted in a user group on over 30 different days.
Cutscene Fanatic
Unskippable
Watched 52 episodes of Unskippable
Open Mic
Rebecca Mayes Muses
Watched 4 episodes of Rebecca Mayes Muses
Decimator
Genre Wars
"See them driven before you!"
AVP Battle - Marine
Contests
Locked and Loaded! Hoo-rah! Join our AVP Battle!
Maven
Community
Has received and read messages from 100 people.
Twitter-er
Community
Has connected their twitter account to their user profile
Epic Poster
Forum Awards
Over 1000 posts without incurring moderator wrath. [2 month minimum]
Pixel Kingpin
Stolen Pixels
Has read 150 Stolen Pixels comics.
User Group Regular
Community
Member of 15 user groups
Two Bits o' Quiz
Quiz Awards
Has completed 25 quizzes.
The Tactician
Personality Quizzes
You attack games as the cerebral challenges they are.
Tourist
Personality Quizzes
You do fairly well in a crisis, but best not to push it.
5th Birthday PDF
Special Events
I downloaded issue 261 as a PDF
M. Bison
Personality Quizzes
You make ass-kicking an art form.
Chilly
Personality Quizzes
There's only so much love to go around. You dole your share out carefully.
Clank
Personality Quizzes
What you lack in height you make up for in charm.
Baby Seal Puncher
Satan's Retrievers
You're one bad dude, and are totally going to hell for that.
Facebook
Facebook
Has connected their profile to their Facebook account.
Hand of Fate
Special Events
The fates have decided ... along with your help.
Casual Nerd
Personality Quizzes
Yeah, you're kind of a nerd. So what, isn't everybody?
Laziness
Personality Quizzes
You'd put this badge in your profile, but it just takes so much effort...
Hitting the Presses
Content
Has read at least one article in 52 weekly issues of The Escapist
Now and Later
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Smarties
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Candy Necklace
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Lollipop
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Lemonheads
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Marshmallow Ghosts
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Hersheys Mini Bars
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Garage Band-er
Personality Quizzes
You can recognize a song or two from a game - it's placing them that's the problem.
Chocolate Coins
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Tootsie Rolls
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Candy Apple
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Sourpatch Worms
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Gum Eyeballs
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
Candy Corn
Halloween Party!
Candy! Candycandycandycandycandy!
The Wizard
Personality Quizzes
Robe and hat not included.
The White Magic Girl
Personality Quizzes
Pure-hearted and innocent, you bring sunshine to the world. Healing spells, too.
+1 Badge of Mental Might
Awards
I survived The Escapist's first ever Puzzle Adventure!!
Towel
Holiday 2010
Don't panic.
X Factor
Community
Has added their Xbox Live gamertag to their profile.
Drow
Personality Quizzes
Banished from the light centuries ago, you are a dark elf, cruel and strong.
Louis
Quiz Awards
So terribly tortured inside.
Unpunctuated
Zero Punctuation
The first time is always the best time.
Gremlin
Zero Punctuation
Watched 50 Zero Punctuation reviews.
Branston Pickle
Zero Punctuation
Witnessed the introduction of a legend
March Mayhem 2011 Bracket
March Mayhem 2011
Filled out a March Mayhem 2011 Bracket
Kill Shot
Anthony Saves The World
Watched 4 episodes of Anthony Saves the World
The Red Button
Seriously, Don't Click it
Whatever you do, don't click here.
Steamy!
Community
Has linked their Steam account on their profile.
Liked It
Facebook
Shared a piece of content using the Like button
Landmark
Forum Awards
Has posted in more than 36 different months. Wow!
Undead Monster
Rise of Nightmares
Fight me if you dare.
Help me! Please!
Rise of Nightmares
Trapped in Nightmare Mansion.
Meta Meta
Extra Credits
Earn badges from 5 different Escapist shows
Junior Game Designer
Extra Credits
Watched 5 episodes of Extra Credits
11th Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 11th Game of Christmas of 2011!
12th Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 12th Game of Christmas of 2011!
10th Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 10th Game of Christmas of 2011!
9th Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 9th Game of Christmas of 2011!
8th Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 8th Game of Christmas of 2011!
7th Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 7th Game of Christmas of 2011!
6th Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 6th Game of Christmas of 2011!
4th Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 4th Game of Christmas of 2011!
3rd Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 3rd Game of Christmas of 2011!
2nd Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 2nd Game of Christmas of 2011!
5th Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 5th Game of Christmas of 2011!
1st Game of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered the 1st Game of Christmas of 2011!
Games of X-Mas
Holiday 2011
You've uncovered all the Games of Christmas of 2011!
March Mayhem 2012 Bracket
March Mayhem 2012
Filled out a March Mayhem 2012 Bracket
Homo Sapiens
Personality Quizzes
Earned the Human result in the "Which Mass Effect Race Are You?" Quiz
Prince of Madness
Pick Your Path Awards
Cats, caterpillars, coasters, copulation!
On Fire
Forum Awards
Created a thread with over 10,000 views.
Link!
Personality Quizzes
He come to town / come to save / the Princess Zelda!
Publisher's Club
Awards
Awarded to members of the Publisher's Club
A Year of Miracles
Special Events
Celebrating one year of amazing music by Miracle of Sound!
These Are the Voyages...
Personality Quizzes
Earned the USS Enterprise
Sci-Fi Movie Fan!
Quiz Awards
You're no stranger to the Star Treks and the Star Wars of the film world.
The Infected
Quiz Awards
Going to need some heavy duty antibiotics for this one.
XCOM Global Defense
XCOM: The Beginning
Vigilo Confido
XCOM Extraterrestrials
XCOM: The Beginning
YOU are the enemy unknown.
Charismatic Stallion
Zero Punctuation
I know what you're going to say.
XCOM Elite Commander Unit
XCOM: The Beginning
An NPC Elite Mob has spawned!
XCOM Enemy Unknown
XCOM: The Beginning
Participated in the XCOM Community Event!
User Group Hotkey
Community
Has posted in a user group on over 120 different days.
Sugar & Spice & Scary
Week of Freak 2012
Underneath the Princess's smile, there's nothing but malice.
What a World!
Week of Freak 2012
The wicked witch is scary no matter what cardinal direction they are from.
F Is for Freak
Week of Freak 2012
You are the scariest letter.
I'll Cut You
Week of Freak 2012
Arr, you scurvy dogs, beware my blade.
R Is for Rancor
Week of Freak 2012
Who wasn't scared of that thing?
E Is for Efreeti
Week of Freak 2012
A fire djinn is the worst kind.
The Devil's Weapon of Choice
Week of Freak 2012
Stick 'em in the tuckus!
A Is for Alien
Week of Freak 2012
We are not alone.
Scary Hockey Goalie Mask
Week of Freak 2012
The scariest sporting equipment ever created.
K Is for Killer Clown
Week of Freak 2012
Don't watch Killer Clowns from Outer Space.
Doom Kitty
Personality Quizzes
Earned the Fluffy Cat result in the "What's My Evil Pet?" Quiz!
Ring-wraith
Personality Quizzes
They stole it from us. My precious.
Sweet Hat!
Zero Punctuation
Watched 100 Zero Punctuation Reviews
Miracle of Goats
Awards
I wouldn't click on me if I were you.
Orbital Kitten Hugs
Special Events
You participated in The Escapist's DUST 514 live streaming event!
Spinning Button
Awards
Do.Not.Click.This.Button
WarCry Visitor
WarCry
Going to any page on WarCry.com
Klaatu Barada NNNNNNecktie
Quiz Awards
When you removed the book from the cradle, did you speak the words?
Robot Attack
Quiz Awards
You've completed the SimCity quiz like a robot completing a city's destruction.
Ed Wood
Quiz Awards
You've Seen Movies
Diamond Quiz Taker
Quiz Awards
Has completed 50 quizzes.
High Five
Top 5 with Lisa Foiles
Has watched 5 Top 5 with Lisa Foiles
Duke Nukem
Top 5 with Lisa Foiles
Has watched 10 Top 5 with Lisa Foiles
Power Loader
Personality Quizzes
Everything you need to take care of those pesky space invaders!
Triple C***** Hooker
Zero Punctuation
Watched 150 Zero Punctuation Reviews
Matt Miller
Quiz Awards
Assistant to Special Liaison Odekar
Whiplash
Personality Quizzes
There will be blood in the water and the sharks will come.
Desmond
Personality Quizzes
Aka the parts when you're not stabbing folks.
WarCry Beggar
WarCry
Entering a giveaway on WarCry.com
The Grand Return!
Top 5 with Lisa Foiles
Lisa Foiles - Internet Celebrity, even if she left off Ducktales that one time.
Apprentice God Thanker
Jimquisition
Watched 5 episodes of Jimquisition
But There's One They Fear...
Miracle of Sound
In their tongue, he is Dovahkiin... DRAGON BORN!
Completed Level 3
Miracle of Sound
Seen all Miracle of Sound videos featured in Gavin's Level 3 Album
ELBOW ROCKET!
Miracle of Sound
Take me to the crush!
The Three Amigos
Miracle of Sound
Get in your cars, my friends, and drive.
Journeyman God Thanker
Jimquisition
Watched 25 episodes of Jimquisition
Arcane Dust
Special Events
That'll do.
The Blitzkrieg Quiz!
Quiz Awards
Tanks for playing.
This is How We Do It - Prime Evil
Content
You read the very first This is How We Do It!
Pillar of the Community
Community
Has been added as a friend by 50 others.