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Sibrax has decided to end Soon(tm)'s long run of Myth humor with the closing of bungie.net. Man, I'm going to miss that retrad...

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I kid you not. Toalmaster made a tea pot modeled after a Hunter from Halo and has posted several pictures in the Marathon's Story forum. (Thanks HBO)

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There is now a local copy of What Goes Up here on the Rampancy.net website as well as the hotline server.

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This is just to note that downloads of the now infamous Warthog Jump movie from Rampancy.net have just passed 17,000. And not to worry, we won't be pulling this mirror for any reason as long as there is demand.

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Skeletor noticed over inthe HBO forum that the Truth and Reconciliation site has been updated; specifically, voice outtakes for the Grunt characters by Joseph Staten as well as a new Bungie Soapbox Rant by the same, entitled,

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Johnny Marvelpants pointed out in our very own (offtopic) forum that Halo got another mention in today's Penny Arcade cartoon. In addition, it rated a mention in their news:

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SpondMax has posted a slightly altered version of Mumbo Jumbo's recent update at Myrgard Times. If you're a fan of black humor, it might be worth a laugh. If you're not, it might be actionable. You decide.

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It seems that with the new Bungie.net site also comes a new edition of Letters to the Webmaster. Go now!

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Total Codex at the Ministry Of Security has been pondering what the move to GameSpy for Myth III's online play will mean for the Myth community. He points out a number of differences in the way that system works compared to the old Bungie.net:

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Coriolis at Ancrik pointed out a cute Bungie-themed MasterCard ad spoof in the Comics section of The Psyjnir Complex.

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The site isn't loading for us here at R.net headquarters at the moment, but it's been mentioned both at HBO and now at TeamXbox that the Halo manual includes a reference to the following URL: http://www.seventhcolumn.org.

We haven't seen it yet, but apparently that URL was displaying a numeral 7 and Don't make us kick your ass in Latin (NON FACETE NOBIS CALCITRARE VESTRVM PERINÆVM).

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But no, it's not what you think. Although the logo on the bottle does look a bit like Ling Ling.

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Isolder and TychoMax posted that they have made a Myth III spoof movie that's a little less than 2 minutes long and 70MB in size. It's available at their hotline server here: hotline://65.15.6.141 in the root folder.

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heh?

Seven giant feet tall it looms large. Four hundred pounds, itТs unmovable. Scarred with stupid magnets, lame kidТs drawings and pointless bits of informational papers. It intimidates me. The motor inside it hums irregularly like something alive. The refrigerator has become old and mean looking from years of abuse.

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Another interesting puzzle on Marathon's Story this weekend: what does SPMLOAS stand for? If you're scratching your head, Bungie has a history of putting these acronymns in their product UPC codes, and this newest one comes from the just released Total Codex. It won't be long before someone cracks it, I'm sure... if you're versed in Bungie lore and sayings, perhaps try your head at it.

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