So what is OK? Dr. Pepper and Goldfish are preferred by 18-year-old pro gamer Brian Rizzo, aka "Legit," a "Halo 3" master and member of Str8 Rippin, the 2008 MLG national champions.
35-year-old Steve Sobe, a three-time "Golden Tee" national champion, says that eating during competition is not allowed. Liquids are, but Sobe keeps all drinks far away from his controller, saying
"If you spill a drink on a trackball, it’s pretty much ruined and will need to be replaced."
The two top gamers also give advice for landing chicks, like the ones in the gallery above.