Online in 3SOE, usually don’t give any players who look like they’re coming in from SFIV any respect so my dicking around (okay, randomly jumping around trying to bait fireballs and DPs so I could parry them) actually got me beat to about 20% of my life left while my opponent had 80%. So I’m at the corner and say “fuck it, I’m better than this” and proceed to punish all his jump in attempts air to air with the last one being a j.HK that knocks him down, then I land a meaty crouching forward, into SA2 with super jump extension taking out the remaining 50 or so percent of his life, giving me the win.
Another 3rd Strike story. This time at the arcade. Saw a guy winning with Yun, but at the same time, didn’t think we has that good (guy he was beating up was using Ken with SA1 and just lept mashing DPs). So I get to the other side of the VS City cab and challenge the Yun player. Match was pretty back and forth. We both had a round each, but the 3rd round was pretty much mine. Being impatient, I decide to try to chip him out with SA2. I mistime it and he’s able to jump over it. However, one of my habits in 3S is to always buffer legs during situations like these, so what happens is that the dude’s lunge punch pretty much lands in my HK legs costing him the match. Dude is so salty he stands up and proceeds to play MvC2 instead, this despite me giving a friendly “hey, we can run it back if you want” smile.