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King of Kong: A Fist Full of Quarters

Postby Tyler » Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:16 am

AWESOME documentary. I loved it. My heart was racing the whole time.

Here's a trailer
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watch the full thing here
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Postby bmyoungs » Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:44 pm

that was awesome! im glad steve finally got the record
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Postby Tyler » Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:10 pm

bmyoungs wrote:that was awesome! im glad steve finally got the record

Such a great movie! Posting a full review on it tomorrow.
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Postby megatron » Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:25 pm

I just watched the trailer and I hate Billy already.
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Postby Tyler » Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:37 pm

megatron wrote:I just watched the trailer and I hate Billy already.

You have no idea...
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Postby bmyoungs » Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:31 am

i liked billy for a bit then he became a super dick and wouldnt even accept the donkey kong challenge.
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Postby Tyler » Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:13 am

bmyoungs wrote:i liked billy for a bit then he became a super dick and wouldnt even accept the donkey kong challenge.

It made me so angry in the end when Billy went to the event and wouldn't even talk to Steve. He said something under his breath about not wanting to spend a lot of time with people like that.

Billy has NO reason to be upset with Steve. Steve has every reason to hate Billy. He discredited his high score and then took his high school using a tape, the same method he criticized Steve for!
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Postby bmyoungs » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:14 pm

made sarah watch it with me tonight then i decided to do some research on the current high scores and found this interesting article basically saying the whole movie was bogus and made Billy look like a huge dick.

http://donkeykongblog.blogspot.com/2011 ... story.html
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Postby Tyler » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:28 pm

bmyoungs wrote:made sarah watch it with me tonight then i decided to do some research on the current high scores and found this interesting article basically saying the whole movie was bogus and made Billy look like a huge dick.

http://donkeykongblog.blogspot.com/2011 ... story.html

I don't want to believe that the movie was fake. After I watched it I read saying that Billy was even a bigger dick than they showed but they edited it down. Ill read this article when I have time later
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Postby Tyler » Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:02 pm

bmyoungs wrote:made sarah watch it with me tonight then i decided to do some research on the current high scores and found this interesting article basically saying the whole movie was bogus and made Billy look like a huge dick.

http://donkeykongblog.blogspot.com/2011 ... story.html

Okay, I just read that article and can now speak to it.

I wouldn't call the whole movie bogus, but they certainly left out parts, mainly a whole other contender. But in the end that contender didn't matter all that much because it came down to just Billy and Steve. And the article made a good point, it's an 80 minute movie made for entertainment, it couldnt cover all of the details and they maybe fudged some parts to make it easier to understand.

As for Billy, after reading that article I find him to be an even bigger dick. He is so cocky about everything.

In conclusion: regardless of what the article said, even though Billy beat Steve while the movie was airing, it is still one of my favorite movies.
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Postby bmyoungs » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:25 am

yeah the movie was great for what it was even if it showed a fake reasoning to the rivalry between billy and steve.
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Postby Tyler » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:20 am

bmyoungs wrote:yeah the movie was great for what it was even if it showed a fake reasoning to the rivalry between billy and steve.

Right. And eventually the rivalry was warranted, but not the way the movie showed
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Postby Fehler » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:34 am

This was on Netflix at some point cause I remember watching it I loved it I couldn't go bathroom cause I wanted to see how it ended lol
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Postby awright » Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:52 pm

I've seen this airing on ESPN Classic late at night a couple of times over the course of the week. I don't know if you would consider that receiving any sort of props from the sports world but it definitely caught me by surprise
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Postby Tyler » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:04 pm

Billy Mitchell is the king of con
https://youtu.be/234Y76_3YPE
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Postby bmyoungs » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:50 pm

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Postby Tyler » Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:09 pm

My coworker is at the airport in Florida with Billy!

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