Street Fighter II betrays The Max

30 Jan

Guess who we put our money on?

sumo_012909.jpgThe above photo is why The Max doesn’t bet — we lose. The main reason we took Pee-Wee in this wager wasn’t exactly a good reason, either. We just hated using E. Honda in the old school video game, Street Fighter II.

Our favorite Street Fighter choices in order:

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Ken/Ryu — They were the basically the same dude with different clothes on.

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Blanka– Part wolf. Part man. All Brazillian, baby.
Guile– He’s from the U.S. so we got his back, but he had hair like Kid fromHouse Party.
Chun-Li– She was small — only a few inches on our little TVs, but could pack a punch.
Dhalsim– Yoga master and scrawnier version of Stretch Armstrong.
E. Honda– Just plain stunk, but he was cheap. You picked him if you wanted an easy win.
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Zangief — A muscle-bound Russian wrestler who moved like he was made out of Legos.
*Note: This does not include Super Street Fighter II or any of the main bosses you must fight to win. These are part of the OG roster.

5 Responses to “Street Fighter II betrays The Max”

  1. juliasrants January 30, 2009 at 3:58 pm #

    Okay – you’ve totally lose me on this one. Can we go back to making random Super Bowl predictions?

    Julia
    http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

  2. themaxblog January 30, 2009 at 4:18 pm #

    You never played Street Fighter II? Oh man, Jules. Random, yes, but the dude in the pic totally looks like E. Honda, and he’s a sumo wrestler, and it’s a sports (right?). But thanks for keeping us honest, Julia. Remember: Not every play is a gamebreaker.

  3. juliasrants January 31, 2009 at 7:12 am #

    Sorry boys – too OLD to be playing Street Fighter II!

    Julia
    http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

  4. themaxblog January 31, 2009 at 8:19 pm #

    Hey Julia. This is Jack; I want to go on the record for having nothing to do with this post. It was all my brother. He’s a little odd.

  5. themaxblog February 2, 2009 at 11:53 am #

    This is Jeff. I’m proud of my Street Fighter II (and Mortal Kombat) allegiances. I feel bad for those who never had the chance to experience how good it feels to dominate at an arcade game.

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