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Nintendo Wii 7 53.85%
Gizmondo 2 15.38%
Wonderswan 2 15.38%
Bally Astrocade 0 0%
MSX 0 0%
Apple Pippin 1 7.69%
Casio Loopy 1 7.69%
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Old 08-05-2006, 11:49 AM
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To continue the friendly arguement in another thread, here's where you can vote on what the silliest console name is. I actually went to Wikipedia to get all of the console names they had. Note that I have not used or even heard of most of these, but that doesn't mean they don't have silly names. I hesitate to use the phrase "stupid name," but it may very well apply.
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Old 08-05-2006, 03:22 PM
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*votes Wii*
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Old 08-05-2006, 05:01 PM
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*also votes Wii. Curse you Nintendo!*
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GameBoy is pretty stupid - if you ask me, WillingLad is much better*.




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I know it is a stupid name. Totally silly, because of the endless jokes it will get. "Can I have a Wii?", "Would you like a Wii?" or "I'm playing with my Wii." are all statments I'm not looking forward to.
But it is kinda cute the names that Nintendo gets from it. i.e. There's a special mode that will keep the Wii connected to the internet 24 hours a day - even if you're not playing it, it will be in a 'low power' mode- to get updates and game demos sent to it at anytime.
The name of this mode? 'Wii Connect'.
Clever eh?
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Old 08-06-2006, 03:35 PM
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*votes Wii*

It's silly, but not bad silly.
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Wii -- it makes the "Nintendo" seem entirely respectable and unremarkable in comparison. Not just any name could do that.
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I think the consensus is "Wii." I know it got good reviews at E3, and everyone's excited about it - but, it looks a little silly, and sounds a little silly. I'm not sure I'm ready for a world with two controllers. I remember back in my day when you had one, and all you were a little blue hedgehog who collected magic rings to stop and evil robot doctor. You kids and your fancy "Wii."
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I think that "Enid" is, perhaps, a little more silly even than "Wii"...
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