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+1 Company to my list of visits at GDC next year...
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It said Handbook rolled off to Press. I'm pretty sure this is not a leak but intended. Valve this is creative. Love it.dl.pcgamer.comValve_Handbook_LowRes.png


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awesome handbook, must be really cool to play for valve biggrin.gif
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It said Handbook rolled off to Press. I'm pretty sure this is not a leak but intended. Valve this is creative. Love it.

"Leaked" is just the word PC Gamer and a few other news sources decided to use in their article. I suppose they could have chosen better wording, but it gets people to read the article I guess. This is the forum where the PDF was originally posted though.

http://www.flamehaus.com/bbs/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=163319&start=240

I'd assume if Valve wanted the handbook to become available for everyone to read they wouldn't post it in a random forum, but who knows. Judging by the way that the handbook is written though, it does look like they planned to share it.
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I don't care if it was leaked or not. Working for Valve has got to be the best thing ever! (Too bad I'm better at science jealoussmiley.gif)
     
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Propaganda.
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Propaganda.

Maybe... *sniff* Maybe...
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All I can see is a business disguised as a hot chick with large breasts who dresses like a nerd and acts like a nerd so that nerds will like her. This is important because nerds have teh power on the internet.

She also sells pictures of herself and other women to nerds for ridiculous prices. When not charging ridiculous prices, she is said to be having a "sale".

There used to be a time where pics would become cheaper as time went on, but now you must wait for her to decide to have a "pic sale" at some point in time and hope you were there when it happened.

She has also almost single handedly managed to popularise killing off the second hand market for pictures by locking your pics to an account that cannot be accessed without a third party client.

Funny enough, nobody liked that in the beginning, but now everyone loves that you can have friends lists and chat while viewing your pictures.

She also wrote a short book, detailing just how awesome she was in a way that would captivate the minds of the nerds that worshipped her. Unsurpisingly, comments of "you're awesome!" and the like appeared on her twitter just moments later.

/Gabe Newell is dressed as a hot nerd chick and everybody loves it
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Nobody has ever been fired for making a mistake? Who actually believes that?
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Propaganda.

My thoughts exactly. Sounds like a load of nonsense...
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All I can see is a business disguised as a hot chick with large breasts who dresses like a nerd and acts like a nerd so that nerds will like her. This is important because nerds have teh power on the internet.

She also sells pictures of herself and other women to nerds for ridiculous prices. When not charging ridiculous prices, she is said to be having a "sale".

There used to be a time where pics would become cheaper as time went on, but now you must wait for her to decide to have a "pic sale" at some point in time and hope you were there when it happened.

She has also almost single handedly managed to popularise killing off the second hand market for pictures by locking your pics to an account that cannot be accessed without a third party client.

Funny enough, nobody liked that in the beginning, but now everyone loves that you can have friends lists and chat while viewing your pictures.

She also wrote a short book, detailing just how awesome she was in a way that would captivate the minds of the nerds that worshipped her. Unsurpisingly, comments of "you're awesome!" and the like appeared on her twitter just moments later.

/Gabe Newell is dressed as a hot nerd chick and everybody loves it

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