101 Signs... found on an old hard drive


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I was destroying some old hard drives last night and I came across this old gem:

=THE GRID===================

01) You know the order of the levels so you join in at the right time (after buzzkill and track attack).
02) Everything is 'What you get'
03) Your trigger finger is a callus
04) You never have any extra quarters anymore.
05) Youve got a twitch in your thumb the same way you hit the super move button.
06) When you leave the arcade you shoot random people with the Flash Cannon while walking through the parking lot.
07) You are now good at using Wes because you have picked him on accident so many times.
08) Everytime you see a character on tv, you wonder what kind of GRID character they would be.
09) When you make a GRID mod for quake3 arena.(j/k)
10) Every time you get money, you do the math and figure out how many games of GRID you can play with it.
11) You're afraid of people using bullhorns.
12) You think you can actually BUY the characters you need.
13) You name your kids Oscar Trom Kristy Darla Cleo cameraman...
14) You join this forum.
15) You try to think of clues you've been playing too much GRID
16) You try to program THE GRID onto your TI-83 calculator.
18) You calculate how many times you can travel to the arcade and back on one tank of gas.
19) You complain more about the defective grid joysticks than your 75 dollar car.
20) You cry when people call the "flash cannon" a railgun.
21) You ask the DMV if you can have your GRID nickname on your license.
22) The idea of an offical "GRID Party Van" appeals to you.
23) Buying an out-of-production Dreamcast just for The GRID sounds like a good idea.
24) You start talking to people at your arcade using their GRID names...and they answer you.
25) All your phrases synonomous with "cool" have been replaced by "Booya, That Was FAT!"
26) Whenever you see a hostage situation on TV or in schools (god forbid) you always say, "And remember folks, it's not real..."
27) You tell shopkeepers to beware girls in pigtails.
28) You have an impression in your left hand that looks remarkably like the Grid joystick. (Either that or you're really well endowed)
29) When other Grid players see you walk into the arcade, they quickly walk out even in the middle of a game.
30) The arcade owner buys a new home everytime he sees you walk in.
31) The Grid cabinet automatically selects your character for you without the use of codes.
32) The arcade owner installs a urinal right next to the Grid cabinet just for you.
33) You begin to make icons and desktop themes from old pictures of The GRiD you have.
34) When someone says grid you think about the GRID. When someone says cannon you think about the GRID. If someone says your name you think about the GRID.
35) You video tape a GRID outing
36) You convert your life savings into tokens.
37) The person waiting in line behind you pays you to leave.
38) When you get home from playing the GRID you want to go back and play more.
39) Your conversations only involve the GRID
40) You tell girls how good you are at the game
41) You bring your girlfriends to come watch you play the grid.
42) You cry in your bed when you lose in one game.
43) You think a supersoaker is a flame thrower and you run around trying to kill people.
44) You try to get your parents to get in on the GRID with you.
45) You make your own GRID T-shirts and you wear em' to school.
46) your the reason why half the people at school/work play the GRID now.
47) Your quake3 binds are as follows: a-say "WHAT YOU GET!!' b-say "BOOYA, that was fat!!" c-say "Whoaa, did you see that?!?"
48) You wear your GRID tournament T-Shirt to school every Friday (GRID Day)
49) You organize a GRID chat ;)
39) youve actually sent a letter to that address in the game to become an audience member.
40) When one of your teachers threatens to ban you from the grid if you turn another paper in late.
41) You only date girls with the resemblance of Trixy.
42) You stopped sucking c0ck for crack and started sucking it for tokens.
42) You have to Lie to your parents/Girl friend when you go “Griding” because they say enough is enough.
43) When Friday becomes the official “Griding” day of the week.
44) When you write all your school papers on “The Grid”
45) When you make these up and shout them across the room to your Grid friend during English class.
46) You get angry when people call “Noob” “Smoke”.
47) When you beat X three times in a row.
48) When you know all the characters victory dances, and you USE them after winning a Grid match.
49) When you know ALL the Grid codes by heart, and you can prove it if asked. (I’m talking about you Shiny)
50) When you first her the All your base are belong to us, you thought they were making some reference to the Grid when they said “some one set us up the bomb”
51) When you come with in 10 points of me ... ;)
52) whenever someone asks you how much money you have, you alway end with 'all for the GRID, baby!'.
53) When you're so desperate for more cash and points, you stick tokens in another station and play a 2-player game alone.
54) You cream your opponents in a 3-way match.
55) Newbies walk away from the match before the time limit is up and never play you again.
56) You suck at games that don't have a trackball.
57) No one will play against you.
58) you use GRID as a noun, verb, adjetive, ...
59) People whove been playing for longer then you have ask you for codes.
60) Winning a game by a few points so newbies will keep playing you
61) Losing a game by a few points so newbies will keep on playing you
62) You just plain out love the GRID
63) You get pissed at shiny for sayin that because now noones replying.
64) You get pissed when someone kills you without the mega shotgun.
65) You get pissed when someone kills you with the mega shotgun.
66) You tell your friends that you have a FLASH CANNON and two DA BOMBS .. if you know what I mean
67) You say you are going to take a break from playing GRID, but then an hour later you are playing again.
68) You have more than one name on the Top Ten lists.
69) When it is time to go, your friends have to pry you off your machine
70) You challenge the #1 seeded player to a match, thinking you can actually beat him/her.
71) You get someone else to help you pass the levels that take you over 10 tries to get past.
72) People challenge you, thinking they are actually going to win
73) People ask you to pass the towers they cant beat
74) You have beaten The Grid 27 times.
75) You have found a Secret Room you can only access with Wes in Toxic City.....
76) You tell people your one of the best GRID players in the country, without tellin them theres only one place to play in Canada.
77) While playing, you BEG passers-by to take up the game
78) Letting someone beat your high score so you will have a reason to keep playing
79) When you make the host look badass when you play as him
80) When you become hard to beat when useing Flint and Chiller and Ike
81) Your still a good shot with the flash cannon even in free look
82) When you only kill people with W.Y.G
83) Getting angry when you get killed by W.Y.G
84) You check the calendar instead of the clock when you leave the arcade.
85) You have beaten any board in single digits (i did, i did)
86) You tell people to pick trixi just so they stand a chance
87) People who you have never played before know who you are because their friends have relayed stories of the asswhippings you have given them (are you THE beast????)
88) You practice jump shots and spin shots just to keep it interesting
89) You refuse to play unreal or quake because its gay that everyone doesn't have their own supermove
90) When you get bored and let someone beat you, you get mad that they just beat you and come back and destroy them
91) You are at the arcade so long, that everyone else leaves and you hear sounds in that you never knew were there
92) You break 2,000 games
93) You break 1,000 wins
94) You play the grid so much.......you stop playing it.
95) You become a "raja" of the grid and train others in the art of "GRiD"
96) Since you dont play, you walk to a machine and say "what the heck," put in the money...AND OWN. you still got that flare!
97) If you dont play, this forum is your "grid life support."
98) You start experementing with your best friend, and play on the same box simultaniously...(you man the joystick, and he aims the trackball)
99) You make you own desktop sceme out of various grid pictures and some sounds you tape at the arcade...
100) You feel pride in getting the onehundreth clue on the "clues you play too much grid"
101) You love football now because of the word GRIDiron
102) You are frustrated because there are only 24 hours in a day to play Grid.
103) While you are in your backyard,You practice running sideways and jumping in the air while you shoot a water gun at your dog, thinking that this will put you in the right state of mind for that nights gaming session
104) You e-mail the milatary and offer weapons ideas, waepons that you use on the grid ideas.
105) You have dreams about the grid
106) When you offer you soul to the devil for better kodes
107) You start speaking like the host! "NINE BABY NINE!"

-Numbering after 100 is by order of post
-It was not realized that it went back to 39 twice, until the post was finished
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