What was the 'testing area'?

Discussion in 'The Edge of the Forum' started by SG, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. SG
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    I never bothered to look, but now that it's gone, can someone please tell me what the testing area was all about?
     
  2. superrob

    superrob H4X H4X H4X!

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    Posting meaning less stuff whitout increasing your post count.
    Nearly everything was allowed there.
     
  3. azotyp

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  4. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    Testing Area was the soul of this forum.
     
  5. Salamantis

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    Trust me, you don't want to know. Contains high trac*gets shot in the back*
     
  6. Mars

    Mars Radioactive Propaganda Minister

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    It was the heart of GBAtemp [​IMG].
     
  7. Jackreyes

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    it was FREEDOM
     
  8. TrolleyDave

    TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

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    The testing area was greatness! BTW Jackreyes, what part of Cymru are you from? I'm up in the north.
     
  9. laminaatplaat

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    It was hrth [​IMG]

    It was ibmd (international bone monkey week) [​IMG]

    It was GROG! [​IMG]

    It was You know you've been playing too much

    and it was much much more!
     
  10. xalphax

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    the testing area was made of solid win!
     
  11. Veho

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  12. Hadrian

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    Agreed.
     
  13. SG
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    SG GBAtemp Fan

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    So basically an 'anything goes area'.

    Why on earth get rid of it?
     
  14. Jackreyes

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    South...
    Nearish to Cardiff
     
  15. bobrules

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    testing area rules!
     
  16. moozxy

    moozxy hamboning

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    Bridgend by any chance?
     
  17. SG
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    Well, I sure got pwned.

    I was 100% that this wasn't April fools - it looked so legit. Off to the testing area!
     
  18. Twiffles

    Twiffles танковые победы

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    Which part was legit? The part where nowhere on CNET was this mentioned, or the fact that it was on April 1?
     
  19. CockroachMan

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    The broken banner was pretty legit to me..
     
  20. xcalibur

    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    You guys needed to be on irc to see what a hoax this was.