Billy Mitchell under fire - UPDATE: Denies all allegations, says info is coming to clear his name

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  1. Guestx

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    First off, if you haven't seen King of Kong, go watch it. Just stop what you're doing and go watch it, like, right now. It's one of the most entertaining documentaries ever made.

    Now for those who HAVE seen King of Kong, then you know who the fuck Billy Mitchell is. Well, several media outlets are reporting that he may have used an emulator to achieve his highest scores--this is expressly forbidden, you have to use an original, unaltered game board--and some influential sites have already pulled down any scores that weren't achieved in public.

    According to the AV Club:

    Here's a good video that goes in-depth on the story:





    And for anyone who doesn't know what the fuck we're talking about, here's the King of Kong trailer:





    UPDATE: Mitchell's Response:


     
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  2. ChucksGlassJaw

    ChucksGlassJaw Proud Casual

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    Oh hey there, Reddit. I feel like I read this same thread a couple days ago.
     
  3. faustian

    faustian THE LOOSE CANNON Platinum Member

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    Yeah how about no
     
  4. Guestx

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    Yeah how about you're missing the fuck out then.
     
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  5. liljoe

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    Holy shit!!! This will make the 1919 world series fix seem like peanuts.

    This is HUGE!!!

    You will remember this day of infamy friends.
     
  6. Guestx

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    Bruh, this is serious business.

    I don't think I like your attitude.
     
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  7. liljoe

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    Great documentary . He reminds me of this guy.
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  8. Squint Eastwood

    Squint Eastwood DESERVE

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    "I always got top score. And my initials were always the same. Can you guess what they were? Here's a hint."

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    *points at tie*

    "T-I-E?"



    Not only does he look like a villain from the 80s, and run a hot sauce company like one -- in his spare time he jobs for 80s era one-liners.
     
  9. Frank23

    Frank23 New York Belt Platinum Member

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    I don't want to believe it.
     
  10. RawHawg

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    everyone involved in this world of ancient video game details make pro wrestling fanatics seem sane in comparison
     
  11. TheRuthlessOne

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    He is still pretty good

    The thing people are pissed about is that he used MAME and refuses to admit it
     
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  12. TheRuthlessOne

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    This guy tho is a real piece of shit

     
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  13. Guestx

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    I wonder why he'd even do that.
     
  14. Guestx

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    I read about this yesterday.

    Dude, I haven't even heard of Dragster. It's amazing to me that anyone even gives enough of a shit about a game like that to bother lying about it.

    I mean, c'mon bruh, that Dragster street cred must be SWEET and I just don't realize it.
     
  15. TheRuthlessOne

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    Yeah he is shady as fuck

    I have seen King of Kong and guy is an egotistical jackass
     
  16. RawHawg

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    It is now being reported that the long time Duck Hunt record holder has been disqualified. It turns out that he used a real gun, not the gun controller, and just blasted his television to pieces and then declared himself champion.
     
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    There is only one Billy Mitchell
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    Just another far reaching, baseless attack, to bring down another American hero.
     
  19. Guestx

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    Just watched this all the way through. Todd Rogers is obviously full of shit. In fact, it's starting to sound like widespread cheating is just rampant in the world of video game record-holding.

    BTW, the dude who puts these videos together is pretty good.
     
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    I legit chuckled.
     
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