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What Would Blanka Do?

Sometimes you just gotta ask yourself: What Would Blanka Do?

"Eventually, my nickname at school became Blanka. When I got into real fights, I even tried using some of his moves. They never worked," said Gutierrez. "I often ask myself, what would Blanka do? I even met my wife because of this game. So yes, I owe my whole life to Blanka."

Blanka in Street Fighter II

I'm thinking that electricity move might be particularly difficult to pull off.

Written by Jeff Atwood

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