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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by Sega2006 » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:07 am

Heres a few,

PS1 that plays Dreamcast games
Dad that lets kid beat him unconcious
Familiy owns a Ferrari back home in Bangledesh
Kids allowed to watch adult movies
Watching you sleep since 1990

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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by The Beans » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:11 am

mainvein wrote:lad at my school (who lived 2 doors away) used to tell other kids he had a rope slide from his roof into alton towers and he had a cave under his house where he had gold.
Got a genuine lol from me. :D
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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by themightymartin » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:14 am

As a sort of "reversal" here, we had one kid at school who claimed his Dad's friend was quite high up in the home computer and gaming industry. Unfortunately this same kid had previously claimed that he'd recently been in a new Star Wars film which was coming out "any day now" (this was in the very early 90s), so of course we totally ripped the sh1t out of him.

He didn't give up though. He was absolutely adamant that it was all true, and even told us he would ask his dad to get him to come into school when he was next in the area. Of course, he didn't come over here to Farnham very often, since he didn't live nearby and was always very busy. Naturally we took this to mean that the kid was full of it...

Until, that is, one day about three weeks later, when his dad came to pick him up accompanied by one Clive Sinclair...
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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by Martits » Fri Aug 17, 2012 11:10 am

Negative Creep wrote:

A few years previous they also knew how to get blood in SNES Mortal Kombat, and how to play as the bosses in Street Fighter 2

Ha ha yeah I remember someone managed to fool Total! magazine in the letters pages with a picture of 2 SF2 bosses fighting in Ryu's stage. They said that they were pressing random buttons in the character select screen. They probably just took a pic of championship edition in their arcade.
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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by djcarlos » Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:10 pm

scunny wrote:Again, slighly off topic but I remember my older brother being at school one day and an annoyed school friend of his teasing him about our mother (at school that was guaranteed a fight) this boy was saying how he had seen our mother rifling through the bins at the local market getting food out for our dinner that evening.

My brother told him to stop telling lies, but he persisted. My brother continued to tell him to shut up, threatening to punch him if he didnt stop with these lies. In the end the guy kept laughing and saying it was true and my brother punched him and the guy went off crying.

When he got home he relayed the story to our mum who said "oh yeah I was doing that, i was getting some thrown away greens for our rabbits"
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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by Dave300 » Fri Aug 17, 2012 1:09 pm

One of my school friends told me once that, while playing Dungeon Master on the Amiga, if you went down a certain corridor near the start of the game, you would find Lord Chaos's study and he would come out, tell you that you are too early, and teleport you back up the corridor. I kind of believed it for a day or so, then thought 'nah he's talking rubbish'. Thinking about it he did actually talk a lot of BS back in the day.
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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by JazzFunk » Fri Aug 17, 2012 2:36 pm

I lent my mate my PC Engine along with Dragon Spirit, 'Drunken Master' and Wonderboy In Monster Land/Bikkuriman. I told him - as a joke - thiss huge lie that if you jump 5000 times on top of the first treestump/shop in WBIML, then you get infinite health, but you had to be *exact* ('cos one jump over would ruin the cheat).

He actually tried it. Twice. I actually felt a bit guilty afterwards, the 'joke' sort of backfired 'cos he was so abjectly disappointed by it not working, and he'd obviously pressed that jump button at least 10000 times and all he got was nothing for his troubles. Not much mirth was felt, more I kind of felt like some weird, manipulative sadist instead(!)

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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by mrbungle » Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:15 pm

I remember when I first seen R-Type in my local arcade and telling everyone in school the next day about this wicked new shooter that was just released. Of course some eeeejit (who's daddy had probably just bought him the machine for his games room!) perked up and proceeded to tell me that on the 1st level, just after the sub boss, that if you waited too long the wee arm fingys (the ones that you fly through) would start to close in a crush your fighter. So naturally this was the first I tried when I rushed to the arcade after school....gutted! Now I always think about what he said every time I play the first level, and a small part of me always hopes just once....it will happen! :)
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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by koopa42 » Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:23 pm

Once? Some tosser said he would play me his giant spottied censored against 4 giant oilies! I could hardly sleep that night and when I got to school the next day? He blanked it! Grrrrrrrrr I was not happy. Marbles, before you all guffaw at censored, spotted, and giant because I was laughing typing it

Oilies and SMALL spotted dicks, and it fact SH1T spotted dicks! can anyone find a pick of a proper red whit and blue spattered one:

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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by Martits » Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:41 am

I was in primary school when Terminator 2 came out and a kid said to me that he and a few people were somehow allowed permission to go and watch it in the cinema. He said I could come too if I could answer the secret riddle. He spouted out some riddle with which I had no idea how to answer and he denied me access to watch the film. I was gutted. :cry:
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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by SoupDragon » Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:54 am

Gaming wise, everyone in my class thought I was lying when I said my spanking new Oric 1 would make a Zap noise (and Ping etc) just by typing ZAP in. I proved those fools wrong lol :lol:

Non gaming wise, there was an utter bullsh**ter in my class and he went so far as to say his uncle had a plane with a SWIMMING POOL in the WHEELS :shock: I kid you not, it was the most ridiculous cr@p ive ever heard :lol:
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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by koopa42 » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:08 am

There is always the story of the mighty ninja knife! A lad in a 'special' class at school found a broken spring flick knife, broken as in is didn't lock open (just slid out and back) AND had the tip broken off. That's not the funny bit, the funny bit is he was so enamoured with this broken crappy knife? He chiseled the word ninja on the blade and brought it for all in to see!!!! We looked on in awe and read the words 'The ninnija' on the blade :oops: :oops: :oops: funny stuff.

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Re: Your playground lies stories

Post by Callis » Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:27 am

I had a friend determined I was lying about being picked as Ipswich Town mascot in 1998 (I was 10).

Oddly the two people picked at random for said game was another kid in the same school the year below me. The school had a photo of me and him in the centre circle with refs and captains (Jason Cundy for ITFC at the time) hanging in reception and he was still determined it was fake! To be fair it was probably jealously as it my childhood dream come true.

I was also ahead of my age abilities in art until I was about 13 too. I'd bring in a lot of drawings and it'd always be that I'd got my Dad to draw it (he's a landscaper).
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