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WRUP: The show must go on edition

They hurt you, and they left you afraid, and then they simply left you. And that's where you were at the moment that something...
why is that the picture omg

WRUP: Football season was over a couple months ago and it won’t start again for a while edition

No more games. No more good games. No more bombs. No more heroes. No more walking. No more pencils. No more books. No more...
by cat stevens

WRUP: A tribute edition

His name was Robert Joblin, and he was the best teacher I ever had. I was a teenager, cocksure, so certain I had all of...
It's old.

WRUP: Looking back two hours ago edition

Isn't nostalgia great? Remember just two hours ago, when it was 8:00 a.m. EDT? Of course you do. How could you forget our Daily...

WRUP: A guide to common speedrunning categories, what they mean, and why Kylie doesn’t care edition

Any%: Usually considered the "default" speedrun, an Any% run means that your goal is to reach the agreed upon end state of the game...
That's different.

WRUP: You failed your monster hunting test edition

The Yeti You wrote: "The best weapon to fight the yeti is a flaming sword." Why you were wrong: The best weapon to use to fight...
The HORSE is a noble animal.

WRUP: Where are all the video games about accidentally swallowing ipecac and throwing up all over your computer edition

Failed Plan #13: Using wolves to scare off bill collectors Apparently most bills come to the resort via mail, and the wolves mostly scared off...
by cat stevens

WRUP: Here are the assignments you have turned in this semester that explain why I am going to fail you edition

The assignment: A seven-page essay using modern literary frameworks to analyze Beowulf that demonstrates an understanding of the failures of modern frameworks to account...
Still miss the combo here.

WRUP: A partial list of elves I have slain recently edition

Lord Algernon Everfell Boughslice of the Ninth Host: This dude was just the absolute worst so I challenged him to an elf duel. He...

WRUP: Boor-Man, the most boring sanctimonious superhero edition

Bitten by a small rodent holding a radioactive philosophy paper written by a white guy with dreadlocks as a sophomore college student, Edgar Firestone...
by cat stevens

WRUP: I learned it from watching you, dad edition

crossing a street in New York City by Dark Souls dodge rolling through all of the cars only to reach the other side,...
hotline bling

WRUP: Automated A.1. Sauce customer help line transcript edition

Good afternoon, and thank you for calling the A.1. Sauce customer help line! We are eager to help you in any way that we...
This is a metroid

WRUP: Your drunken incoherent uncle explains how to speedrun the game he calls “Metroid Florb” edition

Firssa godda get yer meproid inna box. Inna box. Whassa box have a good day, makin big trinna time have Kate get yer car......

WRUP: Fond memories of Marvel’s Avengers edition

Well, that whole Marvel's Avengers thing sure worked great, huh? Who would have thought that following an enormous set of films with a couple...
This might be employed.

WRUP: My best jokes that our editor-in-chief said I was not allowed to make this week

I was informed that there was no circumstance wherein a joke about the proper care of sufferers of Hansen's disease was appropriate, much...
Home is where the hutt is.

WRUP: Months of 2023 due to budget cuts edition

Sorry, folks. We ran out of money for 2023 already. We promised to give Chris Evans all the scones he wanted if he would...
Good work, dingbat.

WRUP: Last-minute gift ideas that will remind everyone how you are thoughtless and inconsiderate edition

Oh no! It's Christmas tomorrow, and you forgot to get a gift for someone important! And you also realize this is totally your fault,...
There's no relief.

WRUP: Things I have thrown into your open windows edition

A book. Your cat. My cat. A jar of mayonnaise. A beehive. A bee with hives. Fourteen muskrats. Fourteen angry muskrats. Five muskrats who...

WRUP: What to do for optimal care of your thylacine edition

If you're anything like me, your ownership of a sleek and affectionate thylacine is one of the greatest points of pride in your life....

WRUP: All right, David Letterman, here’s the deal edition

Do you hear me, David? This has gone on long enough between us. I can see the snipers, and you know that if they...