Tagger Dabbler Awarded to those who've messed around with the tagging system, enabling themselves and others to make it a little easier to find certain content.
Readers' Choice 2009 Chooser
Participant in 2009 Readers' Choice Awards. "Sure, that game is good... FOR BABIES!" "That game sucks! It doesn't even have online capture the flag!" "Barbie Horse Adventure: Riding Camp just lost so much of the magic that made Barbie Horse Adventure great." And so on. These intrepid readers braved the chaos of the Readers' Choice process and let their opinions be heard above the cacophony of argumentative commenters. Congratulations, voters!
Gotcha! These brave viewers watched and discussed the April Fools' Day 2010 episode of Today on the Spot. Were they fooled? Did they really think GameSpot had moved into THE THIRD DIMENSION?! Hard to say. But we thank them for their viewership anyway! As a reward, here is a picture of a moderately creepy clown, who is edible. Meet Mr. Hashclown!
E3 2010 Microsoft Conference Attendee
I was there for Microsoft's E3 2010 press conference! No really, I was. I even saw it live, with the Kinects and the Halos, and I've got this sweet achievement to prove it!
Greatest Game Villain Bouncer
Because we can't just let anyone in. This user voted in the All Time Greatest Game Villain wild card round to help determine the final ten villains to join the battle royale.
Caught LIVE! These brave viewers watched and discussed the April Fools' Day 2011 episodes of On the Spot, Start/Select, and Crosshairs. Were they fooled? Hard to say. But we thank them for their viewership anyway! As a reward, here is a picture of an ultimate joker face, who is edible. Meet Mr. JokerTOTS!
Forum Pranks of 2011!
Stalking, Seduction & Name Calling! You participated in GameSpot's 2011 April Fools forum pranks involving an obsessive prank account stalking JodyR, and the GameSpot forum names changes. GabuEx was the driver of this prank account, and we think he made the prank believable! As for the forum name changes, we had Seduce the Mods (Ask the Mods), Mac & Cheese (PC forum), General Lack of Interest (GGD), Zoo Wars (SW), Long-gone Platforms (Legacy), and On-Topic - Religion, Dating, Politics, Proselytizing, Shopping (OT). Happy April Fool's!
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Readers' Choice Chooser
Take that, not-democracy! This user took the system into their own hands by voting in at least one category in Best of 2011.
Hey look, it's a totally original dude wearing armor. With a huge gun and a helmet (a visor?). And he's riding a unicorn. This user was granted this magical emblem for not having any of their user profile images hosted on untrusted websites during The Great Purge of March 2013.