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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2018, 10:33:25 PM »
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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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #16 on: April 13, 2018, 01:05:44 AM »
With all the collusion and stuff that goes on, I'm actually pretty proud and respectful of someone small and pretty unrecognized (and part of the group as it were) stepping up to big names in our group like Twin Galaxies and Billy Mitchell and making them face it all. It's like a small brewery calling out a big distributor for all the shady shit they do to promote big breweries over small local guys for years and years. Of course, 99.9% of people are like, "wait, who's Billy Mitchell?"

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #17 on: April 13, 2018, 01:06:46 AM »
I think the damage is done, he and Todd being BANNED has to be forever otherwise Twin Galaxies becomes a joke.

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #18 on: April 13, 2018, 02:09:31 AM »
So many gamers signed their lives away for King of Kong.  Now they can't even tell the real story :(
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #19 on: April 13, 2018, 11:19:55 AM »
Wasn't Twin Galaxies offering $1k a week ago to anyone that could prove he wasn't on MAME?

Given all that's happened i'm not sure how much I'd trust Twin Galaxies regardless of what they do to fix it..

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #20 on: April 13, 2018, 12:26:58 PM »
He must be shunned and cast from the pack.   :roll:

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #21 on: April 13, 2018, 01:06:49 PM »
OMG!  Another one of my hero's falls from grace.  :roll:
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #22 on: April 14, 2018, 06:31:09 AM »
I guess the value of my signed Billy Mitchell card just tanked.
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #24 on: April 15, 2018, 04:18:10 AM »
If this plays into the whole King of Kong mystique watch Billy and Walter Day at any arcade convention and they're like partners. It would be interesting to see their relationship now.

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #25 on: April 16, 2018, 05:23:18 PM »
"FAIR IS FAIR!"

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #26 on: April 16, 2018, 05:25:56 PM »
OMG!  Another one of my hero's falls from grace.  :roll:

I see what you did there ;-)
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #27 on: April 16, 2018, 05:35:08 PM »
C.B.B.B.M. @!#?@!
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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #28 on: April 16, 2018, 09:33:51 PM »
In King of Kong, It seemed like Walter Day realized Billy sent in a fake tape, but got caught between his friend and his company.  Then they show Walter Day sort of riding off into the sunset and playing guitar like he was distancing himself from it all.  That movie definitely painted Billy Mitchel pretty harshly.  I've never met him, though I did see him once at an auction a few years back.  He's a lot taller than I thought he was.  haha.  But that's about all I know about him.  So everything else is just my speculation...

He's definitely a great video game player.  I think his ego got the best of him and he decided to "win" at all costs.  And it finally caught up with him.  I didn't think Twin Galaxies had any plans for the future.  But maybe this is the start of them cleaning up and moving in a new direction, or maybe try to expand their presence?

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Re: Billy Mitchell Banned?
« Reply #29 on: April 16, 2018, 11:45:54 PM »

So PIXELS got it right after all...