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30 Oct 2010, 11:48 am

Have you seen the video of the guy in the red shirt asking the awesome World of Warcraft question at Blizzcon?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwyMB19q7ms&feature=related[/youtube]

He's put out a new video in which he confirms that he does have Aspergers:


[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAuC1cXysho[/youtube]

Pretty cool.


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30 Oct 2010, 12:57 pm

I think it's cool how he could just come out and say it. 8)


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30 Oct 2010, 3:12 pm

I could kinda 'tell'. He's a bit stronger on the spectrum than some, so I think it was obvious. Kudos for poking the big Blizzard beast and winning though!


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30 Oct 2010, 3:15 pm

I agree-- it is kind of obvious. In a way I think that makes it braver, especially since lots of people online have made fun of him.


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30 Oct 2010, 4:19 pm

His voice gives him away -- it's very, very obvious.



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31 Oct 2010, 6:28 pm

Good work red shirt guy. That was an epic win. ^_^



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31 Oct 2010, 8:20 pm

Eternal_Saber wrote:
Good work red shirt guy.



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01 Nov 2010, 10:23 am

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Red Shirt Guy has now been integrated into the World of Warcraft as a character called the Windhammer Fact Checker. Yes, it's real.

Cool, huh?


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02 Nov 2010, 8:47 pm

A true hero of our time. Well done, sir, well done.



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03 Nov 2010, 1:52 am

He has reached immortal status. This man is a legend.



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03 Nov 2010, 1:59 am

I'm glad that, for the most part, he wasn't mocked, but cheered and applauded throughout the internet for his attention to detail. Just one advantage to having an interest in a rather nerdy thing. Watching the video I do have to say this. I didn't see anything that outstanding... I mean he was nervous, but I've yet to hear a person asking questions in such a forum sound anything but nervous. And noticing something that seemed to have been over-looked by the creators of WoW is cool, but not surprising. The characters and history of the game goes back years and years, even before WoW. It's a huge expanse of mythology and crazy weird names to sort out. So it's understandable if a character or two get lost in all of that, only to be found again by a fan. But still, cheers to him for making a second video. I just didn't see anything out of the ordinary with him getting up and asking his question, other than it seemed to really surprise the panel people.