Failure Kombat

Failure Kombat

Gittin Gud At Bein Bade

A few years back, a pal and I were sitting on my couch playing Mortal Kombat. It was the ninth one, to be needlessly precise. Good times. Anyways, we were fighting back and forth in the game when we realized that we were pretty even- he’d win one, I’d win one, it was nice, even if we weren’t all that good. The best part was, it gave us a brilliant idea:

We were going to get good at fighting games and then go pro.

We were planning on being legit. I’m talking MLG blow horns and sponsorships from Doritos and Mountain Dew at international tournaments good. We were going to be gaming gods, and all it would take was a little bit of practice.

And practice we did. A couple times a week, we’d hang out and punch eachother’s virtual guys in the face, and eventually we did it in multiple games. What started as being solely a Mortal Kombat thing soon moved to Marvel Vs. Capcom, Street Fighter, and Tekken too. We got better and better, until eventually we knew a bunch of character combos and we could even pull off those crazy finishers where your person rips a dude’s spine out and watches his giblets splat on the floor or whatever.

Not Pictured: Actual Spine rippage

There was just one problem:

We were still really, really bad.

I mean absolutely horrendous. Just a cut above button mashing most of the time. We went online once and got completely destroyed by regular players. We weren’t even average, let alone pro. Just like that, our dreams were shattered like our characters’ bones and our egos were just as bruised.

But it was okay, because we had fun, and in the end, we tell ourselves that’s what matters so that we can sleep at night.

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5 Games To Play In School That They Never Block

You used to play these games in school, and so did everyone you know.

Even though some games were blocked on the school's internet, these games were not (for most people) and we used it to our full advantage. Also, one of the pictures on this article will take you to the actual game itself, it is up to you to find it. Good Luck!

1. Poptropica

This game was always so fun but 99% of the time I would only play on spy island.


This is the source of misbehavior in schools because this game was so aggravating.

3. playretrogames

This entire website was never blocked so it was constantly being played on the computer.

4. CoolMath

Again, an entire gaming website that was never blocked and had what was honestly some really fun casual games.

5. The Impossible Quiz


If you are kids are in school and looking for some fun during the day, these websites are almost never blocked by the school's wifi. (Just don't get caught). I hope you enjoyed this article and if you did please feel free to follow myself and the Anderson Universtiy page and I will see you all next time, bye!

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11 Reasons Why You Should Take An Online Class

It's learning from the comfort of your own bed.


I was uneasy about taking my first online class this semester, but it's already week two and I really like it. I feel like I am learning even though I'm not in a classroom. Here are 11 more reasons why you should take an online class at least once in college.

1. It's literally online

All you need a laptop and Internet connection and you are good to go.

2. You don't have to leave your bed

Because you don't need to go anywhere.

3. You can Google things if you need help on anything

It's magical.

4. It can be less work than a normal class

"Can" is the keyword but usually it's a lot lighter workload and easier to handle.

5. You can do it on your own time

You can do your assignments whenever you want, just beware of deadlines.

6. Your teacher is only an email away

And is usually pretty good at getting back to you since it is the only form of contact.

7. You can see your grades right away

If you're lucky enough to have assignments that are automatically graded.

8. You can complete assignments with friends

I think that is the best part of online classes.

9. Your exams and quizzes are online

Which might make them less stressful.

10 There's no absences

So you won't miss anything.

11. It's more organized

Everything is laid out in front of you so you don't miss assignments.

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