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AuthorRe: Is Wii Play really that bad?
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10,001. Posted:

how do we even know what the 'full price' of Wii Play would've been anyway? for all we know it would've been $10, for all the work it seems it took for them to slap together a few lame minigame/tech demos.

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AuthorRe: Is Wii Play really that bad?
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10,002. Posted:

@retrobuttons: but it's not. what's the point of arguing it?

either way, Wii Play is a glorified demo disc IMO. it's all right to mess around with when you first get your wii, but after that first fifteen minutes most people move on. 's cool that it's got its fans, i guess. :3

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AuthorRe: What's Ya Tipple?
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10,003. Posted:

@Trin: but what if the ladies are drinking long islands? kinda defeats the whole 'not drinking too much' thing :3

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10,004. Posted:

grenworthshero wrote:

I like Mike's Hard and Smirnoff. Yeah, I know....but beer is disgusting.

high-five, man. i'm not really a beer woman myself; if i want something i can buy at a 7-11 or a grocery store, i'll pick me up some smirnoff ice. :3

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10,005. Posted:

i fell in love with tequila reposado a few years ago and never looked back.

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AuthorRe: I have girlfriend issues...
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10,006. Posted:

@murd: two wrongs don't make a right, man.

either way, bboy's already done what he was gonna do, so any further discussion is pretty much moot. :3

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10,007. Posted:

WaltzElf wrote:

If a dude kept 1000 in a game case, I would hope someone would take it all to teach him a very valuable lesson.

wow. :/

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AuthorRe: Why is the dsi so much better?
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10,008. Posted:

Spaceboy wrote:

It just is. Put it in your pocket and take it with you on a trip for a couple of days and that experience will answer your question for you.

if you can fit it into your pocket, anyway... :P

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AuthorRe: Why is the dsi so much better?
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10,009. Posted:

WaltzElf wrote:

People want virtual console releases on the Wii, too, but I don't see anyone suggesting they hang on to their N64s in preference to the Wii.

that analogy would make sense if the DSi was actually a next-gen handheld, which it is not. it's more a tangent to the current generation of handhelds; it's a little more powerful, and it's got a different focus (downloadable games vs. backwards compatibility), but without the must-have DSi-only games backing it up, it's still not fundamentally better (yet).

that said, i wouldn't buy a brand new Lite myself, but that's only because used ones are now plentiful and much cheaper :3

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AuthorRe: Why is the dsi so much better?
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10,010. Posted:

@WaltzElf: do you not hear the people clamoring for a Virtual Handheld service? with the phat/lite, you've got no need for it (unless you're waiting for GB/C games, lol). you may not be playing any of your GBA games at the moment, but it's still a valid concern for someone else who may play games in their collection more regularly than you.

and another thing -- you like puzzle games, but not everyone else does. it's still a valid concern too IMO.

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10,011. Posted:

@WaltzElf: the point is that though both the phat/lite and DSi can play DS games, the phat/lite have access to almost the entire existing GBA library (it's not hard to find GBA games used in dedicated game stores or online) whereas the DSi only has DSiWare and maybe one or two DSi-only games so far, neither of which are omg-must-play titles. DSiWare is nice, but so far there's no omg-must-play titles on the service either. Until we start getting DSi-only releases for serious and start seeing more variety hit the DSi Shop, i wouldn't recommend a DSi to anyone but a fan of larger screens, puzzle games, and/or sound/picture applications.

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10,012. Posted:

no problemo, Andy. feel free to continue the discussion here. :3

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10,013. Posted:

the library is only 'huge' if you're a fan of puzzle games and messing around with applications. the GBA still has a much larger library with far more variety at the moment.

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10,014. Posted:

guys, it was a simple misunderstanding. can we get back to the topic please? :3

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10,015. Posted:

i believe this about as far as i'd believe anything else on a random forum someplace: screencaps or it didn't happen. arrows pointing to empty space don't count. :3

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AuthorRe: I have girlfriend issues...
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10,016. Posted:

@V: lol, you mean they just stand around and watch while you're out shoveling snow and rescuing little old ladies? ;)

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AuthorRe: I have girlfriend issues...
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10,017. Posted:

RebeccaGunn wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

@waltz: it's great that you have such an honest, open, and above-all trusting relationship with your girlfriend, but sadly, not everyone is so lucky. all he has to do is be more careful now that he knows she's stolen from him and lied about it -- who knows, he's probably got his reasons for sticking with her and giving her another chance. maybe she's smokin' hot?

He admits in the first post he's heard bad stuff about her, rumor mill or not I personally would find it hard to justify sticking with someone simply because they are pretty to look at or good in certain ahem situations. I mean she was caught almost red handed and she still lied. Maybe if she'd been honest than yeah giving her another chance might make sense. But far as I'm concerned cheating or stealing = the end of any realtionship unless they've been together a long time or married (in which case then yes you should try working it out)

that's great? you're not him, and neither am I; i've known dudes who stayed with hot chicks even though they were physically and verbally abusive and all-around horrible people just because they were hot (and vice versa). i'm not trying to justify that, i was just saying that any dude could come up with that (among other possible reasons) to stick around a chick he knows is a thief and a liar.

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10,018. Posted:

Feel free to discuss Nintendo Week in this thread already in progress. :3

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10,019. Posted:

@waltz: it's great that you have such an honest, open, and above-all trusting relationship with your girlfriend, but sadly, not everyone is so lucky. all he has to do is be more careful now that he knows she's stolen from him and lied about it -- who knows, he's probably got his reasons for sticking with her and giving her another chance. maybe she's smokin' hot?

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10,020. Posted:

WaltzElf wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

@WaltzElf: considering the circumstances, i think a healthy amount of caution in further dealings with his girlfriend is probably in order (or at least caution in being so open about his money and/or valuables). he doesn't have to believe her, he just has to be more careful.

Then he shouldn't have asked for an "honest answer" if he wasn't prepared to accept what she said.

Beyond that, if he didn't want her to have access to his money, he probably shouldn't leave it lying around for her to take.

face it, asking for a 'honest answer' is pretty much relationship code for 'i know what you did, just tell me what i already know and we can work things out'. she failed the test. anyway, he thought he could trust her, and he got burned. he'll know better next time.

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10,021. Posted:

@WaltzElf: considering the circumstances, i think a healthy amount of caution in further dealings with his girlfriend is probably in order (or at least caution in being so open about his money and/or valuables). he doesn't have to believe her, he just has to be more careful.

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10,022. Posted:

i honestly wasn't sure if you were just being a smart-aleck or not, so i figured i'd just take it at face value. :3

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10,023. Posted:

@lz: when you have to sit down and focus on a game for hours so that you can review it fairly, it doesn't matter whether you got it for free or not, man. it's no longer just having fun playing a game, it's work. :3

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10,024. Posted:

Bikeage wrote:

Maybe your mistaken that she's your girlfriend and instead a very discreet prostitute?

lol, so she's just taking payment for services rendered, then? :3

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10,025. Posted:

@V: that makes twice this thread was very nearly locked. fortunately for everyone, though, i decided not to be lazy this evening. ;)

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