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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2018, 12:13:20 PM »
54 popups on that link. use google chrome and adblock to view it. :)

at least it's not as bad as all that dragster drama. :P and I moved up to 1,059,032 in the DK ranks.


personally? don't care. it makes for arcade folklore. :) I can't imagine how many people mailed in fake scores in the 80s and 90s when there were no legitimate ways to prove your score outside of a polaroid picture.

donkey kong is front and center. who's going to complain about the plaque attack world record?
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2018, 12:51:59 PM »
If a high score cannot be recognized unless it is on original hardware, what is going to happen when (eventually) all the original hardware is dead?

Unfortunately, a generation from now I am hoping people even know what Donkey Kong is.

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2018, 01:14:08 PM »
Wonder if Billy will still have a booth at the Pinball/Arcade shows selling his famous Hot Sauces. ;D
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2018, 01:21:48 PM »
It's sad to keep seeing stories like this.

I think both Todd Rogers and Billy Mitchell are very talented so it's not a situation where I think someone was just faking everything.. but obviously there are some questions.


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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2018, 01:23:02 PM »
lol i think it is all hilarious.  its a high score and thats it.  lol its wrestling drama for arcade people. 
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2018, 01:29:45 PM »
lol i think it is all hilarious.  its a high score and thats it.  lol its wrestling drama for arcade people.

To me this is exactly like finding out Hulk Hogan did steroids. While he was telling you to stay off the drugs say your prayers and drink your vitamins.

Then later to find out wrestling was predetermined/fake.



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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2018, 01:51:50 PM »
Well this plays into the whole staged "King of Kong" storyline and the fact Twin Galaxies and Walter Day accepted the BS video tape with glitches and bad editing.  To me it's all fake and a story.

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2018, 02:07:04 PM »
 I've been"following" a lot of posts for awhile on this whole deal. Look, this allowed Mitchell the opportunity to go to shows {probably paid or recieved promotional fees or whatever} along with possibly the fact that he thought he was a man to be looked up to with some sort of envy or just plain recognition. I don't know the guy outside of a thirty second conversation with him like 3 years ago. I also am not a psychologist altho I took 6 hours of Psycholgy in college years ago. The 6 hours gives me a vocabuary that people who didn't take those courses would ave, thats it, Im not a Doctor or health care person, nothing.
 With my VERY limited education in this area I still have a opinion. I think that he cruising around being THE Billy Mitchell was a huge part of what made him tick. Now its been pulled away from him. I hope he doesnt think its a conspiracy.
 With the acknowledgement that I have really no credentials and only a "civilians" understanding I think this is a very, very sad story. Maybe much more sad then we realize.
 Thats all, just my opinion, party on y'all
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2018, 02:45:32 PM »
No such thing as bad publicity.  I bet there will be another movie and expo tours etc.  How about King of Kong 2 - The Redemption (with extra hot sauce).

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2018, 03:57:19 PM »
well i think it will bring in a cage match or ladder match.  heck royal rumble time.

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2018, 04:10:24 PM »
I've been"following" a lot of posts for awhile on this whole deal. Look, this allowed Mitchell the opportunity to go to shows {probably paid or recieved promotional fees or whatever} along with possibly the fact that he thought he was a man to be looked up to with some sort of envy or just plain recognition. I don't know the guy outside of a thirty second conversation with him like 3 years ago. I also am not a psychologist altho I took 6 hours of Psycholgy in college years ago. The 6 hours gives me a vocabuary that people who didn't take those courses would ave, thats it, Im not a Doctor or health care person, nothing.
 With my VERY limited education in this area I still have a opinion. I think that he cruising around being THE Billy Mitchell was a huge part of what made him tick. Now its been pulled away from him. I hope he doesnt think its a conspiracy.
 With the acknowledgement that I have really no credentials and only a "civilians" understanding I think this is a very, very sad story. Maybe much more sad then we realize.
 Thats all, just my opinion, party on y'all

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2018, 04:26:40 PM »
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2018, 07:00:56 PM »
with of course a appearence of "Baberaham Lincoln" but she doesnt look so great of recent mug shots and photos.
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2018, 07:12:04 PM »
well i think it will bring in a cage match or ladder match.  heck royal rumble time.
You might be on to something here. What if he had to defend his title by beating someone else live, head to head during a show. Sounds better than just going by some ancient, controversial, possibly made-up score, anyway.
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