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Extra Life, Posters & LifeAloha folks!

I'm sorry it took so long for me to wrap up our Extra Life event last weekend. I was overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and love from our community and it just got lost in the process.

That being said... holy crap I love this community. As of right now, team Rooster Teeth has raised $343,500 supporting Children's Miracle Network hospitals across the country. That is incredible. When Geoff and I did Extra Life in 2010, we were psyched to raise $20,000 for the whole event. When Matt threw down his donation matching, we raised $22,000 in fifteen minutes. That is incredible.

On top of that, we sold over 15,000 limited edition posters, of which, all the proceeds are going to the Dell Children's Hospital here in Austin.

Let me talk about the posters for a second. We initially bought 2,000 to put in our warehouse, thinking we'd sell about that many... obviously that number was demolished. We then had to put in an order for an additional 13,000 posters which took some time to get printed and shipped, and now our warehouse is compiling orders for all of them. This will take a while and I appreciate your patience in the process. You should hopefully be getting your posters this week if you ordered them during the stream. Those photos you see on Twitter and here on the site are probably from the initial run of 2,000. We're sorry for the delay, but I promise you, it's worth it. The poster is incredible.

For those of you in the Austin area, myself and a few other folks from the Rooster Teeth team will be at the Domain Microsoft Store on the 21st (next Thursday) to do a check presentation to Dell Children's and to pick up all of our Xbox Ones that we bought. The event starts at 10:00pm and we'll be hanging around for a bit. Come by, say hello and pick up your console with us.

On a semi-lame kind of note... we managed to break YouTube's DVR functionality of our Extra Life stream. While we broadcasted for almost 25 hours straight, the auto-recording feature of the stream got corrupted and unfortunately we couldn't record it on our end due to the massive amounts of data pumping through. That being said, unless a miracle happens at YouTube, we will unfortunately not be able to release the entire stream for rewatching. There are a few folks out there that managed to capture some highlights and I suggest you search for them! There was some good stuff out there. I am truly sorry that we don't have it! If anything changes, I'll let you know

Now then, I have to get back to preparing for a wedding tomorrow morning. Did you know that flowers are expensive and there are thousands of different kinds of them? Whew!

I love you all, I love this community, I love my company and most of all I love @Caiti. Best wishes to all of you, see you next week!
10 months ago  |  Comments (143)
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StevenVoYo BondsVesper
Loved the stream! Money for the kids!
#1  Posted 10 months ago
Of all the people who could add on to this conversation you get the ad-hole (ad+asshole). I've been talking to Barb lately.
#1  Posted 10 months ago
Shadow_Hound Stolen Dance
Thank you for the amazing event! It makes me proud to see us come together as a great community.

Also, best of luck tomorrow!
#2  Posted 10 months ago
Shadow_Hound Stolen Dance
Surprisingly this was the first time I've ever been commented on by a spambot.

GTFO.
#1  Posted 10 months ago
scottster246 Clever girl
It was amazing and so much got raised for a great cause, Nice one Jack, you're a top gent
#3  Posted 10 months ago
the live stream was awesome! and god that was funny
#1  Posted 10 months ago
TinaBobina Sponsor
So much love and happiness....I may have to retch.

Best wishes on your wedding.
#4  Posted 10 months ago
reeround Sponsor
Congratulations on the wedding! And the stream was an absolute blast; who could resist donating when y'all were showing us such a good time?
#5  Posted 10 months ago
sneedse RT NY
Such an amazing turn out! Thank you for leading the way Jack!!

Good luck to you and Caiti!!
#6  Posted 10 months ago
Chiefroberts Asshole
None of it would have been possible without your hard work and determination advertizing and starting this up, Jack. Hats off to you.
#7  Posted 10 months ago
CmanXP Bruhbecue
You deserve all the good that comes to you. Congrats on an amazing stream!
#8  Posted 10 months ago
LadyOddDuck Angels CM
Sucks about the Youtube stuff. Crossing my fingers that some miracle happens and you get the footage.

Thanks for all your hard work and dedication to Extra Life, Jack! You inspired so many in this community, including myself, to participate. While I didn't raise much, I was happy to be a part of it. Let's double it next year, eh?

Congratulations on the wedding! It's hard, but try to relax and enjoy it. (Pass that advice on to Caiti too. I'm sure she needs it also!)
#9  Posted 10 months ago
s1yfox
And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make :)
#10  Posted 10 months ago
sigmalives Jogo expert
I'm bummed out that I won't be able to rewatch the entire stream at a later date, but at least I caught 90% of it the first time!

You guys are amazing and you've done so much for the kids.
#11  Posted 10 months ago
Scrapps Sponsor
#FortheKidz #2Spooky the stream was awesome, I wished I could've watched it all but the need for sleep overtook me. It was so fun and I can't wait to get the poster. Can't wait till the next time you do an Extra Life stream!
#12  Posted 10 months ago
DarthDonut25 Sponsor
I like how we managed to make it a Bungie reference. 343
#13  Posted 10 months ago
Invalidx Sponsor
Calling a Halo reference would be more accurate, and Halo is basically the reason Rooster Teeth even exists at this point, so that's a cool and relevant number!
#3  Posted 10 months ago
DarthDonut25 Sponsor
That I can completely agree with.
#4  Posted 10 months ago
SunsetDawn An Oxymoron
Being able to watch almost all of the stream was such a wonderful experience, and I can scarcely believe the amount RoosterTeeth raised for charity! You are all amazing.

Have a wonderful time with the wedding. You deserve it. :)
#14  Posted 10 months ago
Yeyeye Sponsor
Jack. You're a champ. Just sayin. Also #2pwpy
#15  Posted 10 months ago
WhiskyOmega
#16  Posted 10 months ago
Arathall Gormandizer
It was a fantastic stream to watch, you guys kept it amusing the entire time. Great job!
#17  Posted 10 months ago
JamesACubill COLTSRTONG
Jack is simply the best. Cheers to your new happy life!
#18  Posted 10 months ago
AndrewMugets Sponsor
Amazing stream well worth being sleep deprived for as long as I was, Heck I'd do it again right now.

Also Good Luck with the marriage, Its a pain organizing but obviously totally worth it in the end
#19  Posted 10 months ago
PatPerlmutte Sponsor
As a guy who spent a lot of time in the hospital as a kid, thank you and everyone else who helped out. I gladly donated as I was watching Michael destroy some lava cakes and I was so happy to see Rooster Teeth and the community support this cause.

#20  Posted 10 months ago
leocmc
That stream was the best 25 hours of my life (yes I watched the whole thing). I seriously hope you're doing it again next year or sometime soon, because I'd love to donate again!
#21  Posted 10 months ago
KaiFarr Unique Words
Jack, again, awesome work on this. You and the gang are so amazing

And grats for you and Caiti!
#22  Posted 10 months ago
marknutt004
i love u more jack lol
#23  Posted 10 months ago
StevenKliner Sponsor
Bravo, Mr. Patillo. Bravo.
#24  Posted 10 months ago
Jiazzz 24 3
Loved the event, too bad the video got corrupted. But hey, enough community members who probably recorded it (wish I did). Also feel sorry for not buying a poster :(

Have fun at your wedding!
#25  Posted 10 months ago
wilktom621 Wilk
Like I said on other posts, I was watching and playing games "with" you guys at RT. Being a cancer survivor I always have a weakness for donating to things like this.
#26  Posted 10 months ago
jtalynx
Too bad the streams missing, I had to leave when achievement hunter started :(

Congrats on tomorrow though :)
#27  Posted 10 months ago
Thom Power power
It's all down to you, Jack. Without you spear heading the entire event, none of that would have happened, so congratulations on raising so much for charity.

Good luck and best wishes for tomorrow too. I hope you and Caiti have a wonderful day to start off an amazing life together.
#28  Posted 10 months ago
Elixaro topa taco
The RT Community is the absolute greatest<3 Congrats again, Jack and Caiti!
#29  Posted 10 months ago
McDom Benefactor
The stream was great fun to watch, sad to hear about it not being recorded. From the sound of it I missed the best bits (Michael and lava cakes, Gavin and hot sauce and Drunk Burnie).
That said THANK YOU!!!!!
#30  Posted 10 months ago
Thiefree ineffable
Oh yeah, damn, I missed drunk Burnie!
#1  Posted 10 months ago
I MISSED DRUNK BURNIE!?! FUCK!!!
#2  Posted 10 months ago
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