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Postby BeeJay » Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:31 pm

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dbh wrote:Also, Beejay is being a wimp by not trying to get some of the final selections :lol: :lol: :lol:

Either that or he strategically went to bed.

He is about 14 hours ahead of us.


You are correct, I went into TV watching mode and then to bed...... and a number of the games I thought of putting in have been eliminated. Unfortunately I'm now at work without easy access to a Mame to look up ideas, so I can't do anything until after I get home from work.

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Postby Weehawk » Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:35 pm

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Weehawk wrote:
dbh wrote:Also, Beejay is being a wimp by not trying to get some of the final selections :lol: :lol: :lol:

Either that or he strategically went to bed.

He is about 14 hours ahead of us.


You are correct, I went into TV watching mode and then to bed...... and a number of the games I thought of putting in have been eliminated. Unfortunately I'm now at work without easy access to a Mame to look up ideas, so I can't do anything until after I get home from work.

At this point, the only way you could lose would be to pull a "Cliff Claven".

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Postby Zhorik » Sun Sep 17, 2006 7:56 pm

Snake Pit
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Postby Weehawk » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:02 pm

Zhorik wrote:Snake Pit

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Postby Zhorik » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:26 pm

Stocker
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Postby Weehawk » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:38 pm

Zhorik wrote:Stocker

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Postby dbh » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:42 pm

#41: Surpised this game wasn't more popular than it was, and I've mentioned that recently on the forum

Lost Tomb??

#84: Big hint - Tom Cruise played a character who was an expert at this game.

Stocker, as Zhorik already mentioned.

Snake Pit

Seriously, I almost did guess this earlier since I know that Weehawk likes snakes :)

f you're serious, I'm pretty sure I never saw a Major Havoc machine. Not sure how widely released it was. Things may have been different in different parts of the country.

Well, half-serious. As the initial post says any type of list like this is bound to be very subjective. For what it's worth, I never saw a bunch of the games on the list back in the day (Stocker, Inferno, Bubbles, Pepper II, just to name a few) that I probably wouldn't put on my own top 100 list.
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Postby Weehawk » Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:47 pm

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#41: Surpised this game wasn't more popular than it was, and I've mentioned that recently on the forum

Lost Tomb??

Yeah, but I think it will be one of the four that have to bow out, with Amidar, Inferno, and #40.
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Postby BeeJay » Sun Sep 17, 2006 11:41 pm

Weehawk wrote:At this point, the only way you could lose would be to pull a "Cliff Claven".


Ah...... Cliff and Norm...... two of my favourite barfly characters... :)
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Postby Zhorik » Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:23 am

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Postby Weehawk » Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:31 am

Zhorik wrote:Leprechaun
Roundup
Timber

Round Up and Timber are correct.

Leprechaun is not.

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Postby mahlemiut » Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:37 am

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Postby Weehawk » Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:42 am

mahlemiut wrote:Ladybug?

Already been eliminated.
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Postby Zhorik » Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:53 am

Thank God I got 0 that round.

Ok, well let's get this over with. In the order in which I'd place these:

Mario Bros.
Lock 'n' Chase
Libble Rabble
Laguna Racer
Looping
Lode Runner (not Golden Era IMO)
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Postby Weehawk » Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:59 am

Zhorik wrote:Thank God I got 0 that round.

Ok, well let's get this over with. In the order in which I'd place these:

Lock 'n' Chase
Libble Rabble
Laguna Racer
Looping
Lode Runner (not Golden Era IMO)
Mario Bros.

Was waiting for someone to do that.

It was Looping.

And it's gone so you can stop whining.

So is Amidar, Lost Tomb, and Inferno.

Included are Time Pilot, Space Duel, Star Trek, and Phoenix.

And that will be the official GEGOTW-endorsed top 100. Until someone names a game not yet mentioned that I think should bump something.

BeeJay, I think you said the Large was too small, right? Well, I have a bonus for you. I think I still have your address.
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