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If you recognize that sound like Nicklaus and we've talked about interest rates we've talked about the risk that dollar we've talked about Lehman Brothers today Gallup talk about a giant gorilla barrels and a small.
Italian American plumber who wield the hammer.
Donkey Kong has a new champion.
In fact in the doctor doctor take -- he's at 35 -- plastic surgeon.
With a degree from Harvard University he is the new world record holder.
An adult he -- video game two hours and 32 minutes do you see any excellent documentary king of Kong if you haven't you should watch it.
You'll know why we're doing this interview doctor -- first off congrats thank you Ellison okay the reason -- caught my -- was that you are.
You -- math degree from Harvard right -- run marathon.
You are you went to medical school you're successful plastic surgery.
Why break the record in donkey call.
You know when I first started playing that wasn't Michael I knew I was just trying to have some -- -- I saw the documentary King Kong and of -- hit him with a new game -- I've always kind of played video games for the hobby.
So originally supposed to actually -- the hands nimble yet there there's actually a study that shows that surgeons who play video games perform tasks faster and form and make your mistakes.
So there is some you know some correlation between -- -- -- and certain skills.
But when when I sort of playing I wasn't trying to beat the world record houses went for fine.
And I found that -- -- -- just got better and better and better and better and then I just never thought you know I'd buy it and -- I would have.
I -- quick at what point did you know.
I've got a chance.
To be in the record books.
I know the exact date September 13 2009.
Look at your way too Smart.
Why that day and -- it -- -- without the first they have broken -- the I I think the Republican million actually be at early.
Early last year I think the -- -- -- when I got to a 1037000.
I'll click on 121000 points the world record so at that point I knew I just I think it just like in just a little bit you know just get a few hundred extra points for board and there you have it you know listen a lot of our viewers myself remember going to the arcade pocket full quarters it was awesome right now but now it's all done at home on the Wii and Xbox.
Yet we're just find the machine.
That's a good question I scoured you being Craig's list for probably a good month or two.
And I actually went and checked out you know every machine in the Tri-State area for a good month or two.
Until I found one that I was happy with because I need a good -- and you -- button and you could monitor I was gonna -- that's where what -- -- play would you practice lights in my it's sitting in my Manhattan living room apartment in the office I thought yeah you have to do you essentially have -- vital market is no traditional -- left almost -- -- there's well there's one up -- but the market one is an official part is this.
Classic arcade -- -- Brooklyn but it's it's the typical than -- on come -- -- place sometime in the country but.
Between galaxies purposes they don't accept that for record for the for the purposes you need an original everything original board original -- original powers by -- -- was so official.
Why today I saw the movie I mean I think I think -- I think they do good job of keeping -- because did they just want to remove all doubt because you know.
Doctor we got -- -- -- -- segment hey congratulations isn't The Who and how many of us can say we're in the world record book for anything you can -- -- I had.
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