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#1 sprazzi OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Jun 5, 2016 4:36 AM

Are you in with the in crowd? ;-)

 

Do you know the Official Atari Handshake? ;)

 

http://www.retroist....tari-handshake/

 

 



#2 Random Terrain ONLINE  

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Posted Sun Jun 5, 2016 5:19 AM

We've known it since 1982:

 

atariage.com/magazines/magazine_page.html?MagazineID=4&CurrentPage=5



#3 sprazzi OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jun 8, 2016 4:14 AM

Scolded by girlfriend, scolded at work and scolded on atari age!

Isn't it a record :)

 

cheers!



#4 Schizophretard OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jun 8, 2016 4:56 AM

Guys, shut up! What don't you understand about a SECRET handshake?! Besides, society may be getting more accepting but I'm still not ready to come out and admit that I've been jerking off all your thumbs for over 30 years! Do we have to go through the rules again?! Gosh!

 

 

 

 

 



#5 ianoid OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:14 AM

It would work better if you just grabbed your own thumb and mimicked a joystick. Otherwise it's too much handshake.



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Posted Sat Jun 18, 2016 3:25 AM

I heard that the "handshake" was a little different for Atari employees back in the early 1980s:

 

1. Clasp hands as in a regular handshake.

 

2. Lift the thumb of your boss.

 

3. Place your mouth on his thumb.

 

4. Gently move your head up and down.

 

5. Try not to cry by remembering that Atari gives you free recreational drugs.

 

:D



#7 Jinks OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jun 20, 2016 5:59 PM

I heard that the "handshake" was a little different for Atari employees back in the early 1980s:
 
1. Clasp hands as in a regular handshake.
 
2. Lift the thumb of your boss.
 
3. Place your mouth on his thumb.
 
4. Gently move your head up and down.
 
5. Try not to cry by remembering that Atari gives you free recreational drugs.
 
:D

And free whores with a herpes bonus can't forget that.

#8 IsARealBoy88 OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:27 PM

Hahaha what?! Why?.. just why? I'm not complaining though lol

#9 Schizophretard OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Aug 29, 2016 11:47 PM

Hahaha what?! Why?.. just why? I'm not complaining though lol

 

My guess is that since it claims the source is from the female vice president then during one of their company stoner parties(average work day) she probably made it up as a joke because she thought it would look funny for a bunch of dudes to shake hands like that and it just stayed "official" because everyone was too stoned to get the joke.



#10 IsARealBoy88 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:05 AM

My guess is that since it claims the source is from the female vice president then during one of their company stoner parties(average work day) she probably made it up as a joke because she thought it would look funny for a bunch of dudes to shake hands like that and it just stayed "official" because everyone was too stoned to get the joke.


I can totally accept that as truth. Lol

#11 Flojomojo OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:23 PM

I was just thinking about this. Found another place talking about it

 

https://kevinimpelli...cret-handshake/

 

Still goofy!






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