Wednesday, March 18, 2009
You Been Pwned. Woot. Woot.
Awhile back we did a Motel 6 radio spot having some fun with the online gaming culture. In it I use the term "pwned", pronounced "powned", meaning "owned", or decisively defeated. I'd never heard the word before or since until yesterday. Ken Nichols, the co-creator and producer/director of AskANinja.com wrote to me very excited about this so I sent him the spot, which you can hear on his website. I gather this is really funny for some gamers, and probably excruciating for others. It would be like when your dad started saying "far out" and "mellow" in the early Seventies. As soon as that happened we knew those words were dead to us. Sorry, gamers. You just got pwned.