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    Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    Twitch

    Basically, people in chat say a,b,start, up, down, etc to play Pokemon (Red I believe)

    They've somehow gotten through 3 Gym Leaders in 3 days. They've also been stuck in the same spot for 7 hours.


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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    They've gotten through 4 badges now.

    It has been related to the give an infinite amount of monkeys a typewriter and they'll write Shakespeare

    Also, I think it is freaking genius of whomever decided to do this. Twitch pays you when you run ads, based on the number of viewers you have. The base is $4/1000 subscribers.

    Right now there is 45,000 people watching this and playing along. 1 ad an hour is $180 an hour. The normal rate is 3 ads an hour on Twitch. So $540 every hour by writing a simple program and letting them play. That's 24 hours a day too. I estimate this person has already made $25,000 by doing this (some lead time to get it this popular).


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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    I've been watching this for an hour and I have no idea why.



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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    Strange. Yet awesome.


    Quote Originally Posted by hoiballin33 View Post
    Has anyone really been far as decided to use even go want to do look more like? You've got to be kidding me. I've been further even more decided to use even go need to do look more as anyone can. Can you really be far even as decided half as much to use go wish for that?

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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    I've never played Pokemon so I have no idea what's happening, but it's an interesting concept.




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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Twitch

    Basically, people in chat say a,b,start, up, down, etc to play Pokemon (Red I believe)

    They've somehow gotten through 3 Gym Leaders in 3 days. They've also been stuck in the same spot for 7 hours.
    and you wonder why no one will **** you


    read this post quickly - it might not last long

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyballz View Post
    and you wonder why no one will **** you
    Touche



    I am doing long term investments now. I'm kinda done with the one night flings and stuff now


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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    Couldn't you totally troll this?


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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    #loveisdead


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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    Couldn't you totally troll this?
    Not really, not a single person anyways, there's like 45,000 people watching right now and there's a delay.




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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    Couldn't you totally troll this?
    Press Start over and over... which people have been doing.


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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    This is still going on, 70,000 people now watching/playing



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    Re: Twitch Plays Pokemon - 20k+ People in Chat play the game

    I checked this at 11 this morning and it's at the same place. I figured, when I opened it, they would be here forever.

    Probably the most challenging part here.

    It's the place where there are arrows that force you to go in one direction


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