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    Winners Don't Use Drugs

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    "Winners Don't Use Drugs" is a splash screen in most 90s arcade games attract modes.

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    Winners Don't Use Drugs last edited by Marino on 04/19/22 06:40PM View full history

    Overview

    William S. Sessions served as director of the FBI from 1987 to 1993
    William S. Sessions served as director of the FBI from 1987 to 1993

    Part of a government anti-drug campaign created by FBI Director William S. Sessions, most arcade games in the 90s were given this splash screen to give a positive message to kids.

    William S. Sessions worked out a deal with Robert Fay of the American Amusement Machine Association and seventeen different arcade manufacturers to include this screen starting in 1989.

    Trivia

    Scott Pilgrim's parody of the slogan
    Scott Pilgrim's parody of the slogan

    In Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game, a parody version of the screen is shown, saying "Winners Don't Eat Meat" and is sponsored by the Vegan Police.

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