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Topic: Was I the only one thinking this?

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Sean_Aaron

1. Posted:

When the first ads for Wii games started appearing on TV in the UK they were for exclusive titles and ended with the tagline "Only on Wii."

At the time I didn't own or was interested in any gaming console so I always heard it as "Only ennui" which was very amusing; especially for games like Red Steel where the imagery immediately preceding the announcement showed a young man on his sofa miming slashing with a sword at someone.

Well, it made me chuckle...

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Chatham

2. Posted:

Um, I think so... Then again, I live in the states... sigh Another terrible monday for NA Wii owners (insert N64 complaint here).

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Sean_Aaron

3. Posted:

Really they didn't say that there? Ah well. Just thinking about it almost makes me want to Laugh Out Loud (tm).

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Chatham

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Lol, nice (tm) Sean. Since we're the only ones in this convo, may I take this time to say I have been an avid VC reader for over a year... And I love your work.

I think they may have said it stateside, but not enough for me to notice anything funny about it. The Wii sold itself with very little advertising here it seems.

Back to trying to beat the first boss on Crystal Defenders R1.

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Alfred_ENG

5. Posted:

Nintendos advertising has be very good here in England. Nintendo got something right for once. I don't remember many of Sega's adverts. Poor Sega Dreamcast was a great little home console. Still playing it TEN years later.

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James

6. Posted:

puts arm around Alfred ENG's shoulder in a brotherly sort of way We have so much to talk about...

I never noticed it before Sean, but now you mention it, it does sound eerily appropriate. Perhaps that's what they were banking on - subliminal use of a word less than 50% of the population is probably familiar with. It certainly worked!

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Sean_Aaron

7. Posted:

@Chatham: It's the feedback that keeps me writing, so cheers for that.

@ Prosody: Hmmm, I suppose, but I don't think it has a terribly positive connotation. For those of us with a healthy sense of humour about the hobby/pastime and knowing what the word means it was quite amusing.

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Chatham

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@Alfred ENG: Weird, because Wii isn't advertised enough and SEGA aggresively advertised the DC in the states before the 9/9/99 launch... Only to fail anyways.

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