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Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
« on: May 18, 2017, 08:11:55 PM »
So today I suddenly had the idea to make this thread as a way to crowdsource ideas but also have easier discussions on things I review if people were to ever want those, instead of me just harassing people in irc.  Anton's Half-Baked Reviews is a 'Shroom section born out of me wanting to do something for Critic Corner as I just became director of it, as well as addressing the audience's desire to have sillier and less serious sections, and getting myself out there to try new things.  Each month I review things that I've never experienced before, whether serious or unconventional, and give it a "well I tried it" attempt with no real intent on giving it a fair review beyond my initial opinion, but if I happen to dig deeper into it because I liked it I'll certainly go there, and then rate it on an entirely subjective scale of Chex Mix.

I welcome anyone to just start yelling at me for things to try, as well as yelling at me for having a bad opinion, or yelling at me for having a good one, or just yelling!  Do whatever you want in here, have fun!

Here is a list of each issue and what I covered in them:
Issue 114 - September 2016 - Running a ‘Shroom team; Play as Winston in Overwatch
Issue 115 - October 2016 - Cook-Out; Mi Carreta; Hardee's; Culver's
Issue 116 - November 2016 - Mad Max: Fury Road; The process of designing a new ‘Shroom section
Issue 117 - December 2016 - Eggnog; Glühwein; Gingerbread
Issue 118 - January 2017 - Ferroro Rocher; Spend a ton of cash on Christmas gifts; Start a budget planner
Issue 119 - February 2017 - Play something from the Touhou Project
Issue 120 - March 2017 - Super Mario 64; Walking outside and breathing fresh air after getting unreasonably mad at a video game
Issue 121 - April 2017 - Various Acrobatics; April Fool's Day; Stop Writing
Issue 122 - May 2017 - VVVVVV, Spirited Away
Issue 123 - June 2017 - Wario Land 4
Issue 124 - July 2017 - Firework Oreos, Pepsi Fire, Mtn Dew S A (Fizzy Things Part 1)
Issue 125 - August 2017 - Sparkling Water, Coconut Water, Kombucha (Fizzy Things Part 2)
Issue 126 - September 2017 - 1893 Pepsi series, Jones Cream Soda, Crystal Pepsi (Fizzy Things Part 3)
Issue 127 - October 2017 - Cheerwine, Mi Carreta (Part 2), Granite Falls Brewing Company, Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Issue 128 - November 2017 - Heart Rocket
Issue 129 - December 2017 - Walnut Milk, Salted Caramel Pepsi, Die Hard
Issue 130 - January 2018 - Licor 43
Issue 131 - February 2018 - Reese's Popped Snack Mix, Hershey's Gold
Issue 132 - March 2018 - Bread things, toilet thing
Issue 133 - April 2018 - Publix Subs, Cuban Sandwich
Issue 134 - May 2018 - Frosted Krispies, Chobani Greek Yogurt Drinks, Hershey’s Cookies n’ Creme Popped Snack Mix, Tim Tams
Issue 135 - June 2018 - Super Mario Odyssey, Kellogg's Super Mario Cereal
Issue 136 - July 2018 - Milkis, Calpico
Issue 137 - August 2018 - Bubble teas; Milk, Taro, Thai, Bubbleology
Issue 138 - September 2018 - Ramune, Hi-Chew, (some) Japanese Kit Kats, Calbee’s Seaweed & Salt Potato Chips, Samanco Ice Cream Sandwich
Issue 139 - October 2018 - Ghost Pepper Chex Mix, Halloween-themed M&M flavors, Cap’n Crunch’s Halloween Crunch
Issue 140 - November 2018 - Nestlé: Nestlé Milk Chocolate Bar, Mars, Nestlé Coffee Crisp, Lion, and Milkybar
« Last Edit: November 17, 2018, 11:44:15 PM by Anton »



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2017, 08:14:40 PM »
anton you need to come back so i can take you to the local brewing company/restaurant

it's incredible

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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2017, 08:16:16 PM »
I'll be there, late September, plan on it  :poshjr:



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2017, 08:18:25 PM »
review catcher in the rye one day
i liked the book a lot myself but its one of those super divisive ones where people either love it or hate it, no real in-between
i'd like to see your opinion on it



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2017, 09:57:31 PM »
review Her

also i can't imagine anton would ever possibly like catcher in the rye

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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2017, 10:02:02 PM »
maybe he's curious as to which chex mix piece I can reduce the novel down into



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2017, 10:17:59 PM »
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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2017, 12:50:06 AM »
Here check it out, I reviewed Wario Land 4!!!

And also I may as well start shilling Dear Anton as well somewhere, so why not here:  plz look

I'll add it to the OP eventually
« Last Edit: July 04, 2017, 10:55:35 PM by Anton »



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2017, 10:55:50 PM »
Just a heads up, I may not do my Dear Anton for August due to time constraints and wanting to get other projects done at a level of quality I find acceptable (2 presentations, half-baked reviews which is already pre-written, big wedding i'm photographing early August, etc.).  I haven't decided yet if this will mean I'm offsetting a month in my bi-monthly schedule, skipping it entirely to return in October, or having someone fill in, but all I know is that Dear Anton takes a large amount of effort that I don't feel I can genuinely spare at this current time without making sacrifices in my quality and standards I expect of myself.

If anyone feels like they really wanna do Dear Anton for August please feel free to collab with me and send me a message  :bowser:



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2017, 08:44:05 PM »
OP is updated with reviews!  Not sure yet what I'm gonna do for October since I've got an array of options, but for Dear Anton it will be a Halloween Special :boo: :drybow: :dry: Please send me various relevantly-themed questions for advice or otherwise!



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2017, 11:54:44 PM »
hey i did more reviews and also dear anton also i'm probably gonna request this thread deleted because no one replies



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
« Reply #13 on: October 23, 2017, 12:16:13 AM »
Anton I love your sections  :bowser:

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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
« Reply #14 on: October 23, 2017, 07:45:05 AM »
i'm glad you liked all the food!  :)

if you make another trip we'll go to east coast wings

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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2017, 03:55:14 AM »
hey guys this month I did Heart Rocket because tfp told me to !!!!!!

i still have a huge backlog of stuff to try, as well as stuff that i've already tried and just haven't written about yet that I will use as filler for months where I'm going to be busy :pgp: :pgp: :pgp:



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
« Reply #17 on: January 20, 2018, 06:43:16 PM »
New review is out!  Issue 130 - January 2018 - Licor 43

It features stunning lifelike renditions of me as done by Toadbert, give him praise and affection.



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Re: Anton's Half-Baked Reviews / Dear Anton
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« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2018, 04:05:44 PM »
New review!  Issue 132 - March 2018 - Bread things, toilet thing

Next month should also have a Dear Anton that I kinda don't want to do! :D