15 Years Later, Here’s Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling

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Few photos from the forum ages of online gaming live in greater infamy than one of what appears to be a human duct taped the ceiling of a dimly lit basement, his arms reaching out to lightly graze the keys of a Dell mechanical keyboard.

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THEY FOUND IT
IM SO GLAD THIS HAS SUCH A GOOD STORY TO IT
i needed this
THIS is the investigative journalism we all need and deserve
This is actually really nice and sweet
HISTORY UNEARTHED
AND THEY'RE FROM MICHIGAN
PQP ENCONTRARAM A GALERA DA LAN PARTY COM O CARA PENDURADO NO TETO!!! 😱😱😱
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. 😅
Kotaku actually overdid themselves with this one. They found the internet biggest legend.
This is adorable
One of the greatest mysteries of all time has finally been solved
Wow, between this and finding out Grateful Doe was solved it has been a DAY.
Actual, real good work
@replyall This is for you
this story is so important to me
Trop touchant
Now that's investigative journalism
This made me really happy to read
The article ended up being bitter sweet
You never know what's gonna happen in a small Michigan town.
i dont wanna know. the mystery is the best part
Making me nostalgic for the net-ups (our term for it) we used to have back then...
One of lifes great mysteries revealed
A LEGEND
15 years later, here's why a gamer was duct-taped to the ceiling:
This is a nice story everybody is nice the world is nice
"After about 10 minutes, the tape digging into his sides, Drew asked to be cut down. They revised their plan..."
Actualy investigative journalism from kotaku.
this is the most valuable piece of games journalism in years
now THIS is journalism
This headline sucks bc the question answers itself.
Finally. I often wondered which events led to the pour guy being duct-taped there, but I was quite sure that we'd n…
Probably one of hte best articles you'll ever see if you're a PC nerd
@Hystericia throwback to MIA
il était pas en 2002 il était en 3002
Didn't expect to ever hear the "true story" behind this pic (turns out it's exactly what you expect it to be).
"For the Mason alumni, the night they taped Drew Purvis to the ceiling was just an average day, another LAN party w…
quando vc quer jogar mas a sala ta cheia
@whmpeg that u nerd lol
I think everyone has seen this photo, it's crazy to actually hear the story behind it.
When I hear someone ask "why are videogames still so popular" or "Why is everyone so passionate about videogames" I…
@nxnvclrs @asdfghjkPAM @AlyssaTavera @tqrecto @beautyordabeast What do you see in this picture?
i never had enough friends nearby to host a LAN party, but i've always wanted to recreate this photo
Che ricordi
We've all seen this picture. This article of its origins is worth a read.
Essa foto é histórica. Caralho, estou velho.
Haha! Love the photo of him eating pizza!
Lan house ... Cszinho
History... Awesome
MYSTERIES REVEALED
I can now die in peace.
@BlackSalander
Que história. Bons tempos hehehe
Finally some goddamn closure
I HAVE ALWAYS NEEDED TO KNOW
Oh no this actually made me sad what the heck
Da werden Erinnerungen an die Schule und LAN-Parties wach. Das waren Zeiten.
It's strange to see how big these stories get on the Internet. Well, this one has now had its revelation.
YEEEEEESSS
15 years later, here's why a gamer was duct-taped to the ceiling:
NO MAMES. Lo encontraron.
i'm listening
Thanks for the offer but i prefer my cursed imagery to never have any type of explanation
Amazing reporting by @seamoosi.
duct tape someone to the ddr bars at the next @xionarcade LAN? y/n
Haha @4Scarrs_Gaming @NextGenPlayer u guys pull this as well
The truth come out!
I will never stop retweeting this
Meu Deus! A história por traz do meme do mano colado no teto! Hahaha
@lunarwhales this was so close to where you live, you are now part of the legend
This is everything. Captures such an amazing era of gaming. Takes me back.
Jornalismo de games investigativo de qualidade ( sério, mt maneiro ver a história por trás dessa foto clássica )
THE TRUTH OF THE SACRED IMAGE
This is so frakking charming, and among thr best of #gaming lore.
Gosto muito de games, mas se eu chegar a esse nível, podem me internar.
Aquele é gamer de verdade... kkk'
OH SNAP. THE MEMORIES OF THIS PIC MYSTERY SOLVED! First Tupac's killer is solved, now this?! :O
Yo they found out
Uma ótima reportagem esmiuçando um dos mistérios que vivemos compartilhando e rindo.
Tía @OphCourse hay otra explicación a esta foto?
THIS IS A SINCERELY INCREDIBLE PIECE OF JOURNALISM FROM @seamoosi
YES OMG, The best picture in all of gaming history
@acorncaps SHAWNA
IT'S THE ANSWER.
Isso sim é jornalismo de verdade
Oh yeah I remember laughing at this pic in my teens. Even stored it on my hard disk, I had a whole folder for funny…
It was pretty fun tracking down the source of this really old forum pic
Video games are weird
I want to see this story turned into an indie darling festival-sweeper about misspent youth and growing up in the e…
This photo FINALLY explained:
Duct tape gamer is a michigander. nice.
Good reporting from @seamoosi on a very ridiculous image. God bless those LAN party gods.
Historia kultowego zdjęcia wyjaśniona po latach
Such an important story.
Lol this rules
internet history demystified
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
N1. Die Story hinter dem LAN-Party Foto mit dem Typen der an die Decke gegaffert ist.
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
Marrant, Kotaku a retrouvé les mecs de la LAN où l'un des leurs était scotché au plafond
holy shit, holy shit
Gaming journalism has been saved.
The truth has been found! Now if we can just see the back of the Declaration of Independence and Area 51.
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
If you've been on the internet in the last 10 years you have probably seen the image of the guy taped to the...
15 ans après, Kotaku a discuté avec les types qui ont scotché leur pote au plafond pour faire une LAN.…
Someone actually tracked them down.
Sale a la luz la historia de esta foto #kotaku
"15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling"
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
Solid piece of journalism.
Periodismo de investigación
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
IT WAS A BET #Lanparties #gaming #gamer 15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
This is the content I truly care for
Funny read about simpler times, the true story of a legendary image: #gaming #ducttape #hangingout #LANparty
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
Yes, I played all those games. No, I was not duct-taped to a ceiling beam (but kind of wish I was now...).…
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
“Parents were kept awake by the mechanical clacking of keys to the cadence of Counter-Strike”…
Kotaku: 15 years later, here's why a gamer was duct-taped to the ceiling:
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
why was this actually really poignant
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
@Gamerheadspc LAN Parties on the early 2000s could get pretty strange.
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@mylittlegoobi @Caerulius
The truth revealed!
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling //Tajemnica wiszącego gracza…
I've always wondered about this!
Blast form the past:
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
see? free press is important.
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
It's about time, 15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling #CSGO
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
In case anyone was wondering...lol
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
A lendária foto da lan party com o cara grudado no teto. FINALMENTE descobriram a história por trás dela
"15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling"
@Fantasmeactuel ((Truly, but when you see someone post gold like this, your faith gets restored quickly: ))
I love this story from @seamoosi
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
Kotaku: 15 years later, here's why a gamer was duct-taped to the ceiling:
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
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15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling - #ducttape #gaming
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
Only in Michigan.
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
less fake news, more real, hard hitting journalism like this
The history of an early viral photo.
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
We've all seen the Duct Tape #LANParty picture, but do you know the full story? It's pretty funny: #Gaming
КАК они их нашли??7 15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
Famous LAN photo confirmed to be photo from LAN in photo.
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 years later, here's why a gamer was duct-taped to the ceiling: …
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
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15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling
15 Years Later, Here's Why A Gamer Was Duct-Taped To A Ceiling

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