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Icrontic in Maximum PC

Icrontic in Maximum PC

Icrontic in Maximum PC

Ponies. Effin ponies.

You know, for twelve years we’ve been around, talking tech and gaming. We’ve overclocked. We’ve built thousands of systems. We’ve written very popular tech guides. We’ve helped millions of people get rid of spyware and malware on their PCs. We’ve been on FOX and Al Jazeera. We’ve covered trade shows. We’re cool, right? Right?

It’s always nice to get industry recognition, but did it really have to go and be for ponies?

OCZ’s Lisa Gregersen sent me an image today; it’s a picture of a page from the current Maximum PC Magazine.

Yep, that’s Bobby “UPSLynx” Miller’s Synchtube channel. And there’s our logo (with a little Kwame “Hell Yeah” thrown in for good measure) bold as day. And of course, Maximum PC’s readership will now forever associate Icrontic with Rainbow Dash.

Icrontic is best pony.

Comments

  1. UPSLynx
  2. Ilriyas
    Ilriyas So. Freaking. Cool.
  3. fatcat
    fatcat can we bring back short-media for the tech now that IC will forever be a MLP hub
  4. Ilriyas
    Ilriyas
    can we bring back short-media for the tech now that IC will forever be a MLP hub
    Don't hate, tolerate.
  5. ardichoke
    ardichoke Convert Icrontic into MLP fan site. Revive Short Media. Nuke Icrontic from space.


    It's the only way to be sure.
  6. pigflipper
  7. AlexDeGruven
    AlexDeGruven Well, at least they got the Rainbow Dash part correct, since she is best pony.
  8. Basil
    Basil Excellent progress here, I think Fatcat just reached stage 3 of the Kubler Ross model and acceptance is not far off.
  9. Winfrey
    Winfrey I always knew icrontic would receive the respect and attention it deserved.
  10. Koreish
    Koreish
    I always knew icrontic would receive the respect and attention it deserved.
    And for all the right reasons too.
  11. Camman
    Camman Amazing. Well, I must admit it was UPSLynx's pony article that brought me back to Icrontic after so many years, I just had to find out what the hell it was all about.

    Ponies = good PR for Icrontic
  12. QCH
    QCH Uh, congrats?
  13. Jengo
    Jengo But I love ponies :)
  14. Thrax
    Thrax So much hate for something that can be ignored.
  15. UPSLynx
    UPSLynx This thread is delicious.
  16. Kwitko
    Kwitko If it brings in more viewers, I'm all for it. And this is coming from a known MLP does-not-enjoyer.
  17. Zanthian
    Zanthian <- Does not understand the ponies, but nice to get the IC name out there.
  18. Nate_LapT
  19. Annes
    Annes Where the hell did they even get that screenshot?
  20. BHHammy
    BHHammy I am so happy right now.

    Best part about all this? It's Derpy Day.
  21. GHoosdum
    GHoosdum
    Where the hell did they even get that screenshot?
    haxx.
  22. primesuspect
    primesuspect None of the people who hate on Icrontic for being popular for ponies do anything to change that perception; create the kind of content YOU want Icrontic to be. BE THE CHANGE.
  23. fatcat
    fatcat
    Excellent progress here, I think Fatcat just reached stage 3 of the Kubler Ross model and acceptance is not far off.
    yea but I started with stage 5, so I guess anger is next followed by denial
  24. UPSLynx
    UPSLynx
    Where the hell did they even get that screenshot?
    It was just before one of our streams. I remember it, might have been a Saturday one, but I remember talking to the 'unnamed' person, who would turn out to be an editor from Max PC...
  25. CannonFodder
    CannonFodder Did they ask permission to print your logo?
  26. oCoMiK
    oCoMiK As I said on The Facebook (Yes Thrax. Get off my lawn!) it's better than being known for ManTouch. I believe we had Mondi to thank for that one.
  27. QCH
    QCH
    As I said on The Facebook (Yes Thrax. Get off my lawn!) it's better than being known for ManTouch. I believe we had Mondi to thank for that one.
    He has a point... :D

  28. BobbyDigi
    BobbyDigi
    Did they ask permission to print your logo?
    Probably from Synctube, who got permission from Lynx, who presumably had permission from IC.

    I can't wait to buy a copy.

    -Digi
  29. Linc
    Linc They don't need permission to print the logo anymore than we need permission to put company logos on our news articles.
  30. Thrax
    Thrax
    As I said on The Facebook (Yes Thrax. Get off my lawn!) it's better than being known for ManTouch. I believe we had Mondi to thank for that one.
    Why was my name invoked for this?
  31. Winfrey
    Winfrey Clearly because ManTouch.
  32. primesuspect
    primesuspect Mantouch was a -tk original
  33. Cliff_Forster
    Cliff_Forster This is awesome. That is all.... As you were Bronies.
  34. UPSLynx
    UPSLynx Bought my copy of Maximum earlier today. It's glorious.
  35. primesuspect
    primesuspect I should go out and find one.
  36. LightningRunner
    LightningRunner This is just epic >w< been a follower of Maximum PC for ages, and now this? Too much win to contain excitement *squeeee*..... ok I'm done, I think lol
    Aside from that, I shall go grab a copy when I embark on my quest to get a pony (yeah, still gotta do that), and read the now 20% cooler issue XD
  37. Charshie
    Charshie *helpless laughter* SO EXCELLENT
  38. Tim
    Tim This site was in Maximum PC? Cool. I'll have to look for it at the store. Did they specifically mention me and all my opinions? :D
  39. Teramona
    Teramona I was at work when I read this, so I ran from the break room and went flying down the escalator to see if I could find the magazine. It wasn't out on the shelf yet... which was disappointing considering I'd just run down an escalator while wearing a skirt to see it.

    Icrontic: It gets people flashed.
  40. Canti
    Canti
    So much hate for something that can be ignored.
    ^

  41. Ilriyas
    Ilriyas I will buy this, and then encase it in dolomite so that it will be in pristine condition forever.
  42. Harudath
    Harudath Turn Icrontic into a front for a glue factory. Nobody will know.
  43. RahnalH102
    RahnalH102
    Turn Icrontic into a front for a glue factory. Nobody will know.
    hahahaha
  44. pigflipper
    pigflipper
    Turn Icrontic into a front for a glue factory. Nobody will know.
    You, sir, win the thread.
  45. BHHammy
    BHHammy
    Turn Icrontic into a front for a glue factory. Nobody will know.
    /thread
  46. DESTROY ALL BRONIES
    DESTROY ALL BRONIES My quest to stop ponygeddon, has failed. New quest accepted DESTROY ALL BRONIES
  47. Zuntar
    Zuntar
    <- Does not understand the ponies, but nice to get the IC name out there.
    I do concur sir!
  48. cola
    cola
    My quest to stop ponygeddon, has failed. New quest accepted DESTROY ALL BRONIES
  49. Canti
    Canti I love how there are the people who actively go out of their way to bash on ponies. It's like they're so insecure that they believe people will think they like it if they don't lash out against it at every opportunity. It's cute really.

    As for the article in the magazine, they were going do a bit on Synchtube and ponies or not I think it's good publicity that they happened to stumble into our channel. Especially considering there are much more active and well known Synchtube channels going they could have used.
  50. Ilriyas
    Ilriyas
    I love how there are the people who actively go out of their way to bash on ponies. It's like they're so insecure that they believe people will think they like it if they don't lash out against it at every opportunity. It's cute really.

    As for the article in the magazine, they were going do a bit on Synchtube and ponies or not I think it's good publicity that they happened to stumble into our channel. Especially considering there are much more active and well known Synchtube channels going they could have used.
    ^This

    Also on Rainbow Dash being associated with Icrontic, that can't possibly be a bad thing. Think about it the best, most awesome pony in the whole show is being associated with the best, most awesome internet community in the world.
  51. primesuspect
    primesuspect
  52. primesuspect
  53. Thrax
    Thrax TRIPLE CROSSFIRE, BABY. oontz oontz oontz.
  54. nedwards
    nedwards I'm having a lot of fun with this. As you may have noticed.
  55. nedwards
    nedwards Err. What I just said, but logged in.
  56. primesuspect
  57. UPSLynx
    UPSLynx This is the best. It is also terrifying.

    image
  58. fatcat
    fatcat I gotta admit, I LOL'd when I saw this on twitter

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