Anthony “Slime” Bruno is a doc baby and active member of the SoCal Melee community. He can often be found in Amateur Bracket doing stomp-falcon-punches to people who picked up the game a month ago, because he thinks it makes him look cool (it doesn’t).

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One fateful autumn night in 2015, a man by the tag of “Verbal,” as in the kind of abuse,  got really hammered and created a blog to roast a bunch of old threads on Smashboards. He has since lost his zest for Melee and retreated deep into the mountains, and though he is no longer around to tell us why Ganon mains are a plague on the fabric of society, his bitter cleverness still lives on in our hearts.  Here is the last known photo of him: