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72,898.  I watched a lot of YouTube videos of cute geeky girls playing ’80s cover tunes on ukuleles.  Technically, this wasn’t part of my research, but I had a serious cute-geeky-girls-playing-ukuleles fetish that I can neither explain nor defend.  Ernest Cline, Ready Player One

 

 

20,682.  This is the future – video-tape tells the truth.  (GBH Films & Video)  Boogie Nights 1997 starring Mark Wahlberg & Burt Reynolds & Julianne Moore & Don Cheadle & John C Reilly & William H Macy & Heather Graham & Luiz Guzman & Philip Seymour Hoffmann & Philip Baker Hall et al, director Paul Thomas Anderson, boss man

 

 

43,098.  Your video is now ready for use.  Insert cassette.  Rewind to beginning of tape and press play.  Happy viewing.  (Comedy & Video)  The Young Ones: Nasty, Mike

 

43,099.  Michael and I are going to indulge in an all-night orgy of sex and violence.  Yeah.  First we’re going to have sex with the headless astronaut.  It’s a video nasty!  (Comedy & Video)  ibid.  Vivian

 

 

46,207.  When the whole world is bored with automated mass-distributed video music our descendants will despise us for having thrown away the best of our culture.  (Music & Video)  Alan Lomax

 

 

62,288.  Cost of a VCR in 1981 – equivalent to US $3,500 today.  (1980s & Television & Video)  The 80s: The Decade that Made Us, National Geographic

 

 

102,406.  Michael has taped every Dundies award and now he’s making me look through hours of footage to find highlights.  The Office US s2e1: The Dundies, Pam

 

 

83,647.  DwightSecond Life is not a game.  It is a multi-user, virtual environment.  It doesn’t have points or scores.  It doesn’t have winners or losers.

 

Jim:  Oh, it has losers.  (Office & Video Game)  The Office US: Local Ad s4e9

 

83,648.  I’m not really used to doing videos with so many people around.  (Office & Video)  ibid.  Meredith

 

 

83,831.  Video:  Name: David Brent.  Occupation: Inspirer.  Status: None of your business ... when do I start.  (Office & Video)  The Office US: Search Committee I s7e26 

 

 

92,650.  Tech news: the new sensation sweeping the solar system is the total immersion video game Better than Life.  Using the new senso-lock feedback technique Better than Life is able to detect all your desires and fantasies and then make them come true.  So great is the appeal of Better Than Life, when one store in Tokyo ran out of stocks rubber weapons had to be deployed to disperse the crowds.  Red Dwarf II: Better Than Life, Groovy Channel 27 female hologram newsreader

 

 

92,651.  Report to urge crackdown on sexualised music videos.  The Guardian article, editor Patrick Wintour 12th June 2011

 

 

92,652.  Today we’re going to be looking at more people who think kids aren’t all right.  Assholes who think that playing video games is bad for you.  People who want to shut down video games.  Today we’re going to be talking to a bunch of motherfuckers.  Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Video Games s7e3

 

92,653.  Videos without big fucking guns are bullshit.  ibid.

 

92,654.  Youth crime has plummeted by half since the mid-1990s in spite of the sky-rocketing popularity of violent video games.  ibid.

 

 

92,655.  Violent video games cause increases in aggressive thoughts and behaviours.  Hillary Clinton

 

 

92,656.  Grand Theft Auto is the worst assault on children since polio.  Jack Thompson, public interest attorney.

 

cf.

 

92,657.  Thus far there has been no absolutely hard evidence that violent video games cause any kind of teen violence, outbursts and any kind of anti-social behaviour.  Laurence Walters, constitutional attorney

 

 

92,658.  Billy Mitchell:  874,300 [1982]  The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

 

92,659.  The Player of the Century Award.  ibid.

 

92,660.  Steve Wiebe: Kill Screen 985,600 - 2 hours 27 minutes witnessed on Funspot machine.  ibid.

 

92,661.  Billy Mitchell on video tape: 1,047,200.  ibid. 

 

92,662.  Steve Wiebe on video tape: 1,049,100  3rd August 2006.  ibid.

 

92,663.  Steve Wiebe now holds both the live and taped world records on Donkey Kong.  ibid.

 

 

92,664.  He [Mitchell] was the guy who pushed for live scores all the time, and now here I am at Funspot busting my arse to get a live score, and he just submits taped scores now and gets the record.  Steve Wiebe

 

 

92,665.  Now all of a sudden he’s Mr Video tape.  Steve Wiebe, of Billy Mitchell

 

 

92,666.  For years and years it was believed that Billy’s record of 874,300 in 1982 is really the highest score anyone would get.  Brian Kuh [568,400 in 2001]

 

 

92,667.  A video arcade classic has finally been conquered.  On July 4th at a New Hampshire arcade thirty-four-year-old Billy Mitchell became the first person to master Pacman by recording the first ever perfect game.  News report July 1999

 

 

92,668.  There’s a level of difference between people, and it translates into some games.  Billy Mitchell

 

 

92,669.  Donkey Kong without question is the hardest game.  Billy Mitchell

 

 

92,670.  Donkey Kong and Pacman and Ms Pacman and Galaga and Defender – these are the games that caught the public eye.  These are the games people cared about.  Steve Sanders, author: Master’s Guide to Donkey Kong

 

 

92,671.  Bill is the best classic arcade gamer of our era.  Steve Sanders

 

 

92,672.  Why do we do it?  Because we actually love this.  Walter Day, Twin Galaxies International Scoreboard coordinator & referee

 

 

92,673.  Everybody picks on me.  Walter Day

 

 

92,674.  Funspot’s the premier place where the media comes and meets with the superstars.  Walter Day

 

 

92,675.  I make video games because I can.  Indie Games: The Movie, Channel 4 2013, designer

 

92,676.  The ultimate art form.  ibid.  designer

 

92,677.  Edmund has designed 25 Flash games in the past 10 years.  ibid.  caption

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