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Via: zak552
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Thanks to Overwatch's remappable controls, Zak can comfortably enjoy playing the game with every character. He shared the following thank you letter he wrote to Blizzard:

Dear Blizzard,

First off I want to congratulate you on the launch of Overwatch. It is an amazing game and you should be proud. It is jam packed with so many exciting moments for every type of gamer. My girlfriend loves the lore, my buddy can't stop smiling when he gets a hook with Roadhog, and me? I love the options menu.

I was born with Cerebral Palsy. I can't walk and have very limited use of my hands. I love video games of all shapes and sizes and have been playing since I was 3 years old. I play them when I'm happy, I play them when I'm sad, and I've started and strengthened some of my best friendships because of them.

Some games allude me though. You see, the way my hands are I am only able to use one hand for one action at one time per hand. So essentially I can only press two buttons simultaneously. Because of this I have always been limited to certain play styles and characters in games. Yasuo in League of Legends is a no go for me because of all the mechanics at play. Grapplers in fighting games usually off limits because they mostly require simultaneous button presses. Shooters are the biggest offender though. It's a must to be able to move, aim, and fire at the same time and I am only able to do two at a time. This pigeonholes me into using shotguns... thats it.

I'm rambling. I just wanted to thank you, Blizzard, for having near endless control customization in Overwatch. I don't know if this was your goal, but because of your extensive options I am able to play every character in the roster and it feels great. Because of you I made my first snipe in a video game today.

Thank you Blizzard.

Fan Forever, Zak

teacher school prank Teacher Pranks Student With a Less Than Adequate Letter of Recommendation
Via: yakmo
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When Reddit user yakmo asked his teacher for a letter of recommendation this is what she gave him. Don't worry though, according to him, "We get along very well, this was a joke from her. She gave me a real one a few minutes after." 

Irish writer Seamus O'Reilly has been trolling newspapers like Metro with "Rush Hour Crush" letters and stories of good samaritans. Though a lot of them get rejected, these hilarious fake stories have made it in the paper more than a few times. As O'Reilly told Mashable, "It's not for me to say I'm a genius of the short form letter gag. That's for others to say. On a near constant basis. To every single person that they meet." Enjoy.

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