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October 09, 2014, 03:33:33 PM - ORIGINAL POST -

    Chris and Abbye Presents:


    I know that some of you have our numbers so feel free to contact us through text if you want to hang out some time...

    You won't see us on PNWBemani, at Narrows, or at ACME any longer...

    Just remember that there is more to life than arrows...

    Chris and I both have decided to look beyond them...

    Good Bye.


    « Last Edit: November 12, 2014, 04:23:27 PM by Rose »
    Read October 23, 2014, 12:25:44 PM #26

    yo here's my score

    dem purples are hard though
    Read October 24, 2014, 05:23:54 PM #27

    Just a reminder for everyone about posting their qualifier. There are a few weeks left and I have only a few entries so far.Chris and I want to try and make it as fair as possible so everyone has a fighting chance. Keep posting them Smiley

    Side note: We are taking day of entry participants. Please try to arrive at least an hour before so we can start in a timely manner.

    Tournament starts at 1:00pm

    Keep smashing them arrows!!!

    « Last Edit: October 24, 2014, 05:29:00 PM by Rose »
    Read October 24, 2014, 11:24:15 PM #28

    First try. Here you go Smiley

    Oops how'd that first one get in there? Haha

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    Read October 25, 2014, 10:06:29 PM #29


    somebody hats you :<
    Read October 26, 2014, 09:31:57 PM #30

    Uncle Nimesh likes, I'll see you guys there and I'll post my score next time I practice. Do we do the qualifier on the narrows machine or is acme ok?
    Read October 26, 2014, 11:02:34 PM #31

    Uncle Nimesh likes, I'll see you guys there and I'll post my score next time I practice. Do we do the qualifier on the narrows machine or is acme ok?

    anywhere, uncle god king
    Read October 27, 2014, 12:28:08 AM #32


    Yay!! Chris and I definitely want to see you there.

    You can do the qualifier on any machine, arcade or home. I know that Laura put the Narrows Showdown pack on the one at ACME and the pack is also on the one at Narrows. Just post your score on bemani before the tournament Smiley
    Read October 27, 2014, 08:39:45 PM #33

    I should probably note that at the time this was taken, the timing window at narrows was slightly easier than what is at acme now

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    Read October 28, 2014, 04:06:06 PM #34

    so I downloaded the pack but the qualifier wasn't in there? I realize that it's in PoC2 but shouldn't it also be in the pack lol? Now I have to download that pack and add it to the machine. -.-
    Read October 29, 2014, 01:48:54 AM #35

    @Andy Burns

    Yeah Chris and I decided we didn't want the qualifier to be in the pack because we didn't want the same song to be an option for participants to choose from during the tournament. Sorry about the confusion.

    We hope to see you there  Smiley

    Read October 30, 2014, 10:20:05 PM #36

     Roll Eyes

    Read October 31, 2014, 01:41:55 AM #37

    My qualifier score


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    Read October 31, 2014, 02:33:37 PM #38

    Roll Eyes

    Allan... did you quad it?  Huh
    Read October 31, 2014, 05:02:42 PM #39

    Of course not... Too many arrows that are purple

    Read October 31, 2014, 10:01:14 PM #40

    I should probably note that at the time this was taken, the timing window at narrows was slightly easier than what is at acme now

    Read November 06, 2014, 05:56:53 PM #41

    Hey everyone,

    This is Chris borrowing Abbye's account to inform you that the tournament has been CANCELLED.

    Due to recent events, we unfortunately will not be able to hold the tournament. With only a week left we've only received only a few preliminary scores and with a low player count, we felt that it was in our best interest to cancel entirely. We didn't have enough players to make this tournament pull through, thanks for your understanding.

    Thank you to those who've supported us.
    Read November 06, 2014, 06:10:47 PM #42

    That's too bad. FWIW, I was still planning on attending and was waiting to get a better score on the qualifier before posting. It wouldn't surprise me if others were doing the same thing.
    Read November 07, 2014, 12:05:09 AM #43

    Oh. Can we all come anyway and have a get-together?
    Read November 07, 2014, 08:50:33 AM #44

    was gonna do the qualifier this weekend but it's all gravy see you papooses at the next tourney whenever that may be  xP
    Read November 09, 2014, 03:46:20 PM #45

    Saddened by this news. Still, I trust y'all's judgement.

    Still looking forward to arrow smashing with everyone on Fridays (and others...maybe). This last friday we had a pretty good turn out and everyone was workin hard all day!

    Hopefully the tournament will happen at a later time!

    See everyone at the arcade sometime soon!

    Read November 09, 2014, 11:02:52 PM #46

    Let's all go anyways. And play for fun.

    Chris and Abbye, don't know where you guys are but hope it's all right.
    Read November 11, 2014, 08:34:20 AM #47

    I'll usually always be there Fridays. If you guys want to do a little something for the 15th since the tourney isn't happening, lets do it! Push it beyond our limits.
    DJ Yoshitaka
    Read November 11, 2014, 09:46:46 AM #48

    How many participants did you guys need to keep the tourney running?
    Read November 11, 2014, 09:55:39 AM #49

    Marina and I were planning on participating, we just hadn't submitted qualifiers yet.  Regardless, we might still come just to play for fun if other people are doing the same thing.

    Sad to hear you had to cancel Sad hope all is well.
    Read November 12, 2014, 03:04:49 AM #50

    I cannot imagine why you changed it back from day-of qualifiers. I already told you guys this would happen if you didn't hold the qualifier day-of. No one wants to submit scores in advance, and it's not as fair or doable. Additionally, holding a qualifier day-of takes into account consistency and ability to perform under pressure, both important tournament qualities, while allowing players to play the hell out of the song and take their best attempt in advance doesn't take this into account and whence does not provide a proper ranking as to how players will really perform in the tournament. It also specifically disadvantages players who don't 'power game' the qualifier song as much, which has nothing to do with tournament quality.

    You can still hold your tournament if you just make the qualifier song played by everyone on the day of the tournament, like every single other tournament of this type we've ever had... ever... I honestly don't understand what happened here or why you would change it back, or why you would cancel it. One can hold a tournament with as few as four people, so lack of attendance should never be an issue... I also don't understand why you guys keep making changes and announcements like cancelling the thing without consulting me or someone else who is knowledgeable first, despite our numerous conversations on this point...

    If you would like me to take over, I would be willing to run the tournament on Saturday for you, subject to the rules listed above, as well as the qualifier song to be played on Saturday by all participants for preliminary seeding no later than one half hour before the start of the tournament, and a prize pool distribution of the entry fees of 40%/25%/15%/10%/10% for the top 5 places, respectively (to keep it casual!), rather than any gift cards. Hence, there would be no requirement for early submission of scores or anything, everyone would just need to show up and play! Well?

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