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Pac Man

Post by ed.brg_ » Fri May 21, 2010 15:25

So, has anybody played Pac Man on Google today?



That was sure a great Google Doodle ;)



Happy birthday, Pac Man!

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Post by wildrooster » Fri May 21, 2010 16:33

Yeah. It definitely helped me kill time today :dopekeen

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Post by Grimson » Fri May 21, 2010 18:01

I can't view it. For some reason, google directs me to some "iGoogle" site :dopekeen
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Post by StupidBunny » Fri May 21, 2010 19:38

I just about shatled myself when I saw that Google logo.

And that was BEFORE I discovered it was a playable game.
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Fri May 21, 2010 20:31

what? you can play it too?
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Post by Nospike » Fri May 21, 2010 20:40

Yeah. Altough it's hard to start the game. :bloody
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Post by Lava89 » Fri May 21, 2010 21:58

I just wait for it to start; you'll hear the music play.

I wonder what they'll do for Mario Bros. :D

I would also love to see a Sonic one. Not a playable one, just the google logo in the Sonic 2 or 3 logo font. Not that it would happen...the current trend now is to bash his games, lol.

And of course, a Keen one would be awesome.

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Post by Deltamatic » Sat May 22, 2010 14:26

Multiple times, once getting up to level 4.
Pac-Man has a high and lofty place in electronic game history, I doubt Google would go and have logos based on other still well-known but perhaps more held onto by their companies games without the same monumental significance.
Pong, maybe.

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Post by Levellass » Sun May 23, 2010 0:36

Space Invaders?
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Post by TerminILL » Sun May 23, 2010 1:42

if you hit the I'm Feeling Lucky/Insert Coin button twice you can play two-player.

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Post by lemm » Sun May 23, 2010 10:58

i wonder how many billions this cost the global economy

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Post by Levellass » Sun May 23, 2010 12:48

I'd say two, maybe three failed finance company's worth.
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Post by Toomuchsparetime » Thu May 27, 2010 18:47

It doesn't help that it was a Friday, either. I'm guessing a lot of folks played Pac-Man all morning and then went home at 1pm.

(BUT NOT I! NO SIR! I WAS PRODUCTIVE.)

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Post by Deltamatic » Thu May 27, 2010 19:16

:lol AHAHAHAHAHA

As a matter of fact, though... it consumed 4,819,352 man-hours. That's 550.154 man-years. Over half a millennium of lost work. A lower estimate of lost money would be $120,000, an upper estimate $298,000. So nowhere near billions. Here's my source:

http://blog.rescuetime.com/2010/05/24/t ... ion-hours/

EDIT: http://www.google.com/pacman/

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Post by RoboBlue » Fri May 28, 2010 12:55

So these people were working for approximately four cents an hour then?
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