Michael Liem

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Michael Liem (pronounced "leem") is a Mario Kart player, and administrator of the Mario Kart community. He has competed in Mario Kart 64, Super Mario Kart and Mario Kart: Double Dash!!.

Michael is said to be the glue that binds the kart communities together. He started out his karting career in SMK, where he was the NTSC champion for several years (1996-97, 2000-01) and the first person outside Japan to break the historic barrier of 1'00"00 on MC1.

He moved on to MK64, where he was one of the first PAL players to start competing online. He has played MK64 consistently over the years and remains one of the top players (he has also held WRs in the game). Michael is probably best known for his dedication to the MK64 site and the kart community as a whole. He created the Excel-based spreadsheet that is used to update the MK64 charts, and takes a managerial role in the updating team. Michael's tools were also used for the initial MKSC and MKDD sites, and he is the founder of the Yahoogroups, news updating script and historical archives of the MK64 Players' Page. He was also instrumental in the creation of the standards for several of the kart sites.

Michael has been and is one of the few financial supporters of the mariokart64.com domain. He maintains backups of the site, and is one of the administrators of the forum and the entire server. Michael serves an advisory role in the sites for the kart games he has not played - he is always serious and rarely jokes around, so when he speaks, everyone listens. Fortunately, he always comes up with good ideas and has wise things to say, making him one of the highest respected members of the community.

Michael also seems to be quite good at piano, judging by a video he once showed of a recital in which he was only a little boy.

The 2010 Karter Contest
Round 1 Groups | Round 2+ Bracket | Prediction Contest | Matchups & Results

(BOLD indicates players in Round 4)


(1) MK64 Star Dashers
(2) Ye Olde Schoole
(3) Drunk Jamaican(?) Guys
(4) All 4 MKSC Players
(5) Themeless Division I
(6) Pixelated Bubble Cannons
(7) DS Dreamboys
(8) Grin Grin Grin Shocked...
(9) Newbie F
(10) The Coolest Division
(11) Zombie Updater Attack
(12) Cole + n00bs
(13) Themeless Division II
(14) Famous Footballers
(15) The Face Of DD
(16) Cunt! Needledick!

STanney | Deg | Jones | MK64MR
Booth | Stinson | Wonn | PYL
Huber | Faria | Babjar | Gaff
Flo233 | Peach | termo | Ellis
Arantes | Mario86 | Bertrand | Meade
Clark | den Dulk | Bubbles | Sdx
Roldan | DarkRoy | Zwiebel | Lee
Make That Jump | Unreal | Bernier | Schiering
Kouider | Myles | Zwartjes | TB1
KingAlex | Marques | Ivootjes | Honko
Sully | Sargoth | Leare | Darius
Charignon | Etch | PLH | Cole
Stoneman | TJazZ | BPA | Sorozone
Sacco | Karlo | Fababu | Wild
Thingy | Karlsson | Rudmarker | Bunde
Kmacc | G-Danzee | Padz | Pulsar

Sword | Webinator | Mick | MH
Mark 2.0 | JimboXD | Marinous | Jongerius
cutz22 | TheFrigz | MVT | Howes
Clay | Alvin | KoopZ | Frostbeule
Cam | Finn | Garman | Fran
Dunkel | ginger | Ostro | Hoernemann
Goose | Pobre | Flo1 | Brutus
White | Laflamme | April | Smith
Boom3r | Neo | Di Vano | SEB
Stevie | Matt V | RVZ | Patricio
Weatherton | Inviso | KVD | TvL
Moly | Aron | PTanney | Vince
L'Hoest | Zoran | Duff | Segas
Sportsguy | Tim | Tanzer | Liem
Genghis | Alaktorn | Oneshot | Harvey
Lundeen | Gaunt | shadow | Price

Sexiest Group Alive (17)
M vs J vs MJ vs MJ (18)
Trololololo (19)
Please Stand Up (20)
The Well-Spoken (21)
Almost-Mods (22)
Almost-Admins (23)
Four Manly Men (24)
Andy Roddick Fan Club (25)
Van Der Vision (26)
American Vans (27)
The Old Face Of DD (28)
Sleeping On The Floor (29)
I'm Out Of Funny Ideas (30)
The Wrath Of Khan (31)
Shane Quinlan Fan Club (32)