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 21 Questions With... Stuoid
Posted by hb on November 23rd, 2018 @06:30PM


Welcome to 21 Questions With #10.


In each entry, the spotlighted individual is asked a variety of quickfire questions about themselves. What's the story behind their username? What's their favourite video game? What do they really think about the community? These are just some of the potential questions, and hopefully you will get a satisfying insight into that member.


21 Questions With... Stuoid


Where do you live? That one fake country right above the US. We use Monopoly money, it's weird.


Describe yourself in one sentence. I barely take much of anything seriously, and that's about it.


How did you come up with your username? My original username was essentially a copy of my friend's at the time, but after we had a falling-out a few years ago, I was pretty desperate for a new one. I accidentally said "stuoid" instead of "stupid" in a message to a friend, so I just made it that. Later I added "sause" from a YouTube comment and "plotis" from a Steam review, both of which are typos. When corrected my name, is "Stupid Sause Plot Is".


What is your Discord avatar? Donkey Kong from the knockoff GameBoy Color game Donkey Kong 5: The Journey of Over Time and Space.


Give an interesting fact about yourself. I find my life overall has been absurdly uneventful. I've never really met anyone famous in the slightest, I never had any notable classmates or school stories, etc., and I just don't have that many interesting things going on at any given time.


What is your Twitter handle? @Stuoid_S_Plotis



When did you join the community? According to the 2017 Spelunky Discord Community Awards rules, I joined in 2016 when I submitted my 3:56 Low% to MossTier, but I really joined on August 1, 2017 for the 2017 All Shortcuts + Olmec Tournament.


What is your favourite category? Hell% with teleporter by far. The most fun I can have with the game is using the teleporter, and if a run prolongs that without going to the worm or mothership, I'll gladly run that instead of regular Any%. I enjoy the Hell route more than regular Any% overall as well, so running that is just more fun for me.


What is your proudest run or contribution? I suppose by default, my proudest contribution is bringing awareness to ‘slow look’, as I haven't really done anything else and my runs aren't all that fantastic. I suppose I also sort of popularized the whole penguin trend of early 2018 by recoloring the clipart penguin for kinni.


What is your favourite part about the community? I think how conversations never really devolve into politics is something to be valued. I firmly believe that politics should be left out of almost everything it doesn't need to be in, and I'm glad that the community has largely strayed away from potentially dividing itself by talking about such things.


Favourite video game? I'm conflicted on whether it's Terraria or La-Mulana, so I'm just gonna say it's a tie between the two. [hb: Stuoid previously did a My Favourite Games and picked Lethal League, Terraria, and La-Mulana. Link here.]



What do you think about La-Mulana 2? I'm honestly not sure. I was very excited for it, of course, and when it released I played for like 25 hours and had a lot of fun, but then from about a week after launch to now I haven't had much motivation to play the game. It's not even that the game's bad or I don't enjoy it or anything, I just never feel like playing it. Since then, the only progress I've made is with ShinGraywords in my stream chat guiding me through, because I just don't care enough to go through myself.


It's not even a problem with the game. The game's good. I think the general consensus is that it's not as good as La-Mulana, but it's still good. I'm sort of thinking that using the hint-based guide for La-Mulana is what I really enjoyed about that game, and losing that just makes me not want to bother with progressing?


Favourite song or album? It's a bit of a strange choice considering why it even exists in the first place, but I really enjoy ‘Soulless 4’ by ExileLord. It's strange in that it was made primarily for Guitar Hero which I don't even play but I genuinely like the song a lot. I'm not sure why.


Favourite food? Crepes are objectively the best food. That is a fact.


Favourite hobby? Since mid-July, I've really been getting into editing videos. It's really basic and I've only really done three full ones so far, but it's been a very enjoyable experience for me and I'm really satisfied with the results.


What sort of videos have you been editing? I've just been editing together highlights of playthroughs with friends and such. So far there's ‘fORTNITE Funny Moments’, ‘fORTNITE 2 Funny Moments 2’, and ‘i really love some zombies’.


fFM is just me and SiIverGoId (who started the Spelunky +More mod a while back) going through Portal 2 for an hour and a half, which I edited down to like 50 minutes or so. f2FM2 is a bunch of games from some streams I did in September, totalling like 7 to 9 hours of footage I think, edited to 2 hours and 10 minutes. i really love some zombies is just me playing with random people online in Call of Duty: Black Ops zombies and I edited it down to what I thought were the most enjoyable parts of the game.


I'm also planning on putting together an analysis of sorts on Not Another Needle Game (which I've been planning on doing since February 2018). It's nothing really that special or high-quality, but I enjoy making them and I enjoy the results a lot.



What makes you happy? Being able to do the things I enjoy without overdoing it or having frustratingly few opportunities to do them. Nothing else, really.


What makes you sad? I'm not sure why, but stuff that really gets to me is various things people do on the internet. Being that vague about it doesn't really help make it sound reasonable in the slightest, but I don't want to call out a community or group of people on something like this, so I'll just leave it at that. Just know that it's pretty depressing. Also, for some reason seeing hoarding makes me feel absolutely awful.


What is your main vice? I can be pretty harsh when joking around, and some people might not be that comfortable with it.


Cake or pie? Pie is superior unless the cake is cheesecake.


Do you have a message you would like to give to the community? gg people, great Hell runs. lol.


Thank you for your time, Stuoid!


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