Joel Can't Get into RTX

RT Animated Adventures: Joel Can't Get into RTX

Joel struggles to prove his worth to both security and guardians at RTX Australia, but just can't seem to get into the building. Is he even the real Joel Heyman? How can we be sure?

Audio from RT Podcast #360

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  • Kerisato

    9 months ago

    It's because you weren't in character! Bust out your RvB voice and they'd have let you in.

  • Parabella FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Team Leader RTX Sydney

    10 months ago

    Of course this is after he rocks up on stage with a basket of things that he'd stolen from everywhere at RTXAU.

  • coneofwonders FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    Joel has the most amazing stories to share sometimes :D

  • Queenagentnewtexy

    10 months ago

    poor guy, I do feel sorry for him that happen but at the same time it was funny but at least he didn't get hurt......cause then it wouldn't be funny.

    this was awesome.

  • Icky427 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Icky

    10 months ago

    seriously, why is joel not on the podcast anymore?! ive never laughed so hard than at that podcast. giving away stolen shit to fans that hes definitely not supposed to give away?! cmon, thats GOLD!

  • PasvSmkng FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    Must have been an Achievement Hunter fan


    That, or the greatest windup merchant of all time.

  • Zonnonn

    10 months ago

    Can't go to RTX? Story of my life

  • Dodgerriffic FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    I was a guardian at RTX AU and actually witnessed this.

    I heard the guardian struggling to tell this guy that he's not allowed to enter through the side door. It was more or less like this...

    Guardian: I'm sorry you can't go this way.

    Guy: no, it's okay

    Guardian: no, you're not allowed to enter through this door.

    Guy: no really, it's ok.

    Guardian: sorry, but you have to go around.

    Guy: I just need to get over there.

    This is when I walked over. The guardian looked all panicked. Which I guess is fair since he told this shady looking guy to leave but refused. The guardian informed me whats going on, I looke at the shady man and realised it was Joel.

    You know that moment when you find something funny but you shouldn't laugh out loud so you just internally lose it? That was me. Somehow I managed to mutter 'dude, that's Joel. It's ok.'

    Turns out this guardian hadn't watched a lot of RT stuff, he just volunteered because he likes working at conventions. Nice guy.

    • PinkPortrait FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold 2nd greatest hurler EVER

      10 months ago

      I'm laughing just because they called him shady. I can just see it.

    • Angea FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      I hope next time they give all guardians a list of guests with photographs so that they can refer to it when they need to check.

    • Angea FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      It is kinda funny that of all the guardians there Joel meet the one who didn't know who he is.

    • NarfoOnTheNet FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      I was actually wondering how Joel finally got in :)

      Best unexpected closure ever. Of all time.

  • PinkPortrait FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold 2nd greatest hurler EVER

    10 months ago

    (I was hoping they'd make this an RTAA)

    Aww Joel it's okay we know who you are.

    I'd recognise the heck out of you.

  • Augustow09 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    I think jack put the guardians up to this for giving out his number during RTX 2013 lol

  • Agreyon FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Sponsor

    10 months ago

    Screwing with joel, the results are always great content.

    PS please do more.

  • Taiyaki11

    10 months ago

    Maybe joel is just finally starting to age and become unrecognizable to people xD

  • British_Knight FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Misunderstood Sarcastic

    10 months ago

    guardian shaming yay!

  • user-55f69770b964f

    10 months ago

  • JamieKenny FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold slayer40k

    10 months ago

    Must have been a Funhaus Fan :P

  • ssegota FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    I'm around 60% sure the guardian did it to screw with Joel. That's atleast what I like to think.

    • misskass FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Head Guardian RTX Sydney

      10 months ago

      The Guardian legit didn't know who he was. We had quite a few people who just volunteer for all the cons and they were picked for their experience.

  • calpine FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold CALQL8ING

    10 months ago

    I was one of the guardians on the Registration Team this year and know exactly who this is XD I was on the same duty and I had a similar experience with Hex from Good Game until I saw her PA and recognised her.

  • Jimminy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    holy crap Yssa and Beth are killing it on the animation, great job to everyone at roosterteeth!

    • Jimminy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      ugh....stupid bots...

  • maswartz FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    Please do the rest of the deer story!

    • Give_me_milk FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      or follow up with the cat

  • CloakaDagger FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    People seemed to presume that the Guardian didn't know who Joel was, but I feel it's much more likely that they were trying to get exactly this kind of story out of it. If I was a guardian, I feel there's a fair chance I would've done the same thing to Joel, especially since I know he could go around to any other door and still get inside from another guardian.

    • Arkatox FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      Welp, you're a jerk. :P

    • Wulfurion FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Wulf#1988 on Bnet B)

      10 months ago

      Even Burnie said he once said no to a photo with a fan because of "Time" and admitted on the podcast he said no for a better story later. The story is the most important part!

    • keyatzin FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Infinity +1

      10 months ago

      Honestly, RT is such a big production studio now, with so many shows, it's entirely possible, that particular fan doesn't watch their live action content. Also Joel's face doesn't feature as prominently as it used to, in the RT Shorts, and on the Podcasts. Hopefully with Day 5's release, we'll get some more Joel goodness.

    • Teela FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      The guy who did this isn't actually a Rooster Teeth fan, so he honestly didn't know who Joel was.

    • ZBK Designer

      10 months ago

      The guardian just volunteered for cons and didn't particularly know RT, including Joel unfortunately for him. Confirmed to not know.

  • pimpindacrib

    10 months ago

    Is there a max IQ to be a guardian at RTX Australia?

    • Jimminy FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      no I don't think so, i'm not sure how guardians are selected, but IQ is probably not part of the selecting process.

    • AshLand Fightin' Round The World

      10 months ago

      It's a very Australian thing to do. One makes up some bullshit, others will jump onboard. Harmless jokes really, like vegemite.

  • TheRTV FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold Round Peg in Square Hole

    10 months ago

    RTX Guardians have to at least now the faces of the founders of RT. What kind of show they running over at RTX Austrialia? LoL

    • bingomassacre FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      A piss-take, like every other day in Australia.

  • Garlan3 FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    The funny thing is that I could totally see Burnie, or anyone at RT really paying a Guardian to keep Joel out lol

    • j4sonm FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

      10 months ago

      Jack was probably trying to keep him from signing the Tower of Pimp again LoL

  • Wolfwood_RoT FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    Guardians are now required to pass a vision test before qualifying I'm guessing

  • McTrusty FIRST Member Star(s) Indication of membership status - One star is a FIRST member, two stars is Double Gold

    10 months ago

    Poor Joel