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Originally Posted by mrtn400 View Post
But the ghosts respawn, so it's impossible to eat them all.
when the blinking phase begins (eating a larger yellow dot) and you eat a ghost......it respawns like a normal ghost even if the others are still blinking

he ate every ghost (1600 points) (200...400...800...1600) before they stopped blinking.

you can't eat more than 4 on each larger piece of food

what impresses me is that he got every piece of fruit....sometimes there are just too many ghosts around to risk it
    
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That guy must be pro haha no joke, I find PacMan absolutely rock hard.
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if you guys think this is interesting you should watch the movie king of kong, this guy is in it and it is a very entertaining documentary on video game mastery. he is actually a bit of an ass.
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If you think about it, pacman isn't as "random" as most of the games we have today.

You have control over which direction you go, and I assume the path you take affects the movements of the ghosts etc.

So after playing it for so long, you begin to memorize which path to take and when to get a perfect score on each screen.
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Get a life already. He lost one life, his own.
HAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHHAHAA!!!
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if you guys think this is interesting you should watch the movie king of kong, this guy is in it and it is a very entertaining documentary on video game mastery. he is actually a bit of an ass.
Exactly! I watched that on Netflix watch now, and I realized he was indeed the old donkey kong world record holder. This guy is a sore loser and I hope some one else beats this record's time.
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"It was tremendously monotonous," said Mitchell, a father of three and president of Rickey's World Famous Sauces, a manufacturer of Louisiana hot sauces.
The best part. hahahaha
    
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"but a kid pulled the plug about four hours into the game."

Kill 'em?
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Lol... Rock on guy!
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Its an arcade game, not a NES game.

Billy also was in a Iron Man gaming competition. They got to choose their own game and it was who could play the longest without stoping or dying... Mitchell played like 2 days and he had to stop because the oil in his hands caused the game to break. Thats crazy.
i'd choose gta:sa and throw in a few cheats.
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