[kwlug-disc] please, dear god, kill me now

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Mon Sep 28 15:05:32 EDT 2009


On Mon, 28 Sep 2009, Chris Frey wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 01:49:57PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cX4t5-YpHQ
>
> I hope they were paid well.
>
> The camera guys need a healthy dose of "Use a f'ing tripod and get
> your hand off the zoom button!"
>
> Although it almost looked like they did use a tripod and were
> *trying* for the shakey-cam effect... which is even worse, but
> somehow doesn't surprise me for Microsoft.

  it's not the production values, it was the embarrassingly stilted
and awkward dialogue that forced me to stop watching less than two
minutes in.  it was like a horrid informercial:

"But wait, it does more!"
"Really!?  I had no idea! That's incredible!"

rday
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