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(New page: == Laura Niven == * Xbox Canada's '''Xbox News''' anchor. * Appeared in XboxCa users' dashboards in a new News video series. * Episode 1, uploaded to youtube on ''August 16th, 2010'', show...)
 
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* Xbox Canada's '''Xbox News''' anchor.
 
* Xbox Canada's '''Xbox News''' anchor.
 
* Appeared in XboxCa users' dashboards in a new News video series.
 
* Appeared in XboxCa users' dashboards in a new News video series.
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* '''Laura Niven''' is similar in name to '''Larry Niven''', author of the Ringworld novels, to which the Halo ring theme is connected.
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=== Episode 1 ===
 
* Episode 1, uploaded to youtube on ''August 16th, 2010'', shows a very sub-standard production, with reported news unrelated to Xbox.  Suspicious!
 
* Episode 1, uploaded to youtube on ''August 16th, 2010'', shows a very sub-standard production, with reported news unrelated to Xbox.  Suspicious!
 
: <youtube>CI3GTRKNKnY</youtube>
 
: <youtube>CI3GTRKNKnY</youtube>
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* '''Laura Niven''' is similar in name to '''Larry Niven''', author of the Ringworld novels, to which the Halo ring theme is connected.
 
  
===== Twitter =====
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=== Episode 2 ===
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* Episode 2 has a footer marquee containing some very blatant references to the Halo franchise.
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: <youtube>y3UAJq2-1Nk</youtube>
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* The marquee text reads:
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<blockquote>
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:0914210-^=1200-34*3 the Covenant is coming...attacks are imminent. A-271214.378.20104**_0 Gamers make great soldiers? Study suggests hand-eye coordination, problem solving required in game play, could help develop better soldiers. 0.10.2012:^.419.0*-+:> @UNSC_INTEL
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</blockquote>
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== Twitter ==
 
* Considered at this point to be a hoax - the Twitter user '''@LauraNiven''' appeared and got a lot of attention, but was quickly denounced as being related to Xbox News, and most likely someone playing a prank and playing off the attention of the video series.
 
* Considered at this point to be a hoax - the Twitter user '''@LauraNiven''' appeared and got a lot of attention, but was quickly denounced as being related to Xbox News, and most likely someone playing a prank and playing off the attention of the video series.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:53, 17 August 2010

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Laura Niven

  • Xbox Canada's Xbox News anchor.
  • Appeared in XboxCa users' dashboards in a new News video series.
  • Laura Niven is similar in name to Larry Niven, author of the Ringworld novels, to which the Halo ring theme is connected.

Episode 1

  • Episode 1, uploaded to youtube on August 16th, 2010, shows a very sub-standard production, with reported news unrelated to Xbox. Suspicious!
<youtube>CI3GTRKNKnY</youtube>

Episode 2

  • Episode 2 has a footer marquee containing some very blatant references to the Halo franchise.
<youtube>y3UAJq2-1Nk</youtube>
  • The marquee text reads:
0914210-^=1200-34*3 the Covenant is coming...attacks are imminent. A-271214.378.20104**_0 Gamers make great soldiers? Study suggests hand-eye coordination, problem solving required in game play, could help develop better soldiers. 0.10.2012:^.419.0*-+:> @UNSC_INTEL


Twitter

  • Considered at this point to be a hoax - the Twitter user @LauraNiven appeared and got a lot of attention, but was quickly denounced as being related to Xbox News, and most likely someone playing a prank and playing off the attention of the video series.

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