X360 Sunday, July 30, 2006 | 11:40 PM

Time to say goodbye

Time to say goodbye

Tomorrow I'm joining the army! Sweden has a fantastic thing - the (compulsory) military service, which today means that you *must* join the army, even though it's not hard at all to skip it. I kind of joined, so I'm being shipped away for 11 months. That doesn't mean it's time for me to say goodbye to Xboxyde, so I won't make this into a badass goodbye letter. See more inside.

I will be able to go home for 50-80% (I have no idea really) of the weekends, but I don't know how often I actually will go home. During some weekends of this year I will be a long distance from my home, so I will probably stay there. That means that I won't be writing that much news for Xboxyde in the upcoming year - at least I think so. Maybe I'll be able to have a laptop down there, who knows. Maybe I'll actually be able to at least visit the forums here and then.

Anyways, I won't make this into a sad letter where I write about how much I love writing here and read your comments and follow the hype of the 360 (and, err, Playsyde and PS3 of course!) - cause this isn't a goodbye, even though the topic says so. When I return I will buy the biggest HDTV I can find, together with a brand new X360 (I sold my recent one this week) - and 11 months of awesome games. I can't wait to buy Gears of War, NHL 07, Saint's Row and all the other kickass titles on the same day in June! I'll see you guys, and even though it won't be as often as it has been for the last months, I'll do my best to visit the place as often as I can.

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Commented on 2006-07-31 00:03:37
good luck......
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:03:43
Good luck manager, maybe we'll start a "manager" thread in the forum just to tell you how cool all those games are :P
Take care, hope u get to visit the forums once in a while..

anyway watch your back out there :)
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:20:47
good luck with it all manager and keep safe
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:22:31
You will be missed, Good luck and stay safe.
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:32:43
Good luck.....
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:42:54
Best wishes. Thanks for all your hard work on making XY the premier Xbox media site.
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:46:11
Good luck manager, thanks for your awesome work on this site, I think we all enjoyed your updates and posts
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:47:23
miss you
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:49:42 In reply to thedudex06
Posted by thedudex06
miss you
Ok, that's rather....disturbing...... ;)
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:51:06
You should have a nice time, dont forget to write all about different weapons of swedish army.
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:51:51
Good Luck, your hard work has been appreciated.

Take care.
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:53:49
Well i didn't see that one coming...

Good Luck fighting who ever it is that sweden is at war with. Have Fun:)
Commented on 2006-07-31 00:56:20
All the Best man. All the best.
Commented on 2006-07-31 01:03:44
Take care and be safe.
Commented on 2006-07-31 01:04:58
Good luck man, stay safe and if possible try to keep your hair =P
Commented on 2006-07-31 01:07:34
be safe
Commented on 2006-07-31 01:19:06
Good luck & take care ;)
Commented on 2006-07-31 01:22:02
we have the same policy 'bout army in Poland.
actualy i did skip it. but you choose to join it for a while.
so. stay safe and have fun.
Commented on 2006-07-31 01:34:44
Good luck be safe dude..
Commented on 2006-07-31 01:48:34
be safe man
Commented on 2006-07-31 01:55:42
Good luck and be careful. On the other hand look at the bright side, you get a swiss army knife!
Commented on 2006-07-31 01:59:13
Good Luck and don't be the generals bitch.
Commented on 2006-07-31 02:05:54
Manager, you'll be missed and we hope to have you back as soon as possible!
Commented on 2006-07-31 02:16:30
Wow. Hope you make it back alright. Ae you going into a war zone or a sort of guard position? Keep safe out there, I always admire military people a ton. But if everyone is in the army in Sweden how does the economy run?
Commented on 2006-07-31 02:22:36
Good luck sir and thanks for putting up this great site.
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