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When I went to GameStop, this was a very sad conversation I heard

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User Info: Kooky_von_Koopa

Kooky_von_Koopa
4 years ago#1
Mother: "Hey son, looks it's the new Wii, the Wii U!"
Son: "It looks great!"
Mother: "Yeah but you already have your PS3, the Wii U will be for your little sister!"
Son: "Awww okay"

It's depressing when I see stuff like this, I am not a damn troll, I am being serious here.
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User Info: knightimex

knightimex
4 years ago#2
Lies.

sound clip or it didn't happen.
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User Info: link5003

link5003
4 years ago#3
I've heard sadder, like the mom that said that she wasn't going to get her son a Snes because they had the Nes, and they just want more money out of them.
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User Info: segamaster316

segamaster316
4 years ago#4
I Don't really know what to tell you on that one. The same thing will happen when the new Playstation and Xbox release.
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User Info: Jinzo 111887

Jinzo 111887
4 years ago#5
Doesn't mean they can't share. The Wii U has support for at least four players. Maybe even five or six. That's why "Wii" is part of the name.
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User Info: VenomSymbiote

VenomSymbiote
4 years ago#6
That's kind of mean of the mom. Pointing out a new system, to flip it and say "Ha ha no you're not getting one." Why even mention it? Unless of course she intends to get it for him for a Holiday gift. In that case, way to go mom.
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User Info: Nyyark

Nyyark
4 years ago#7
VenomSymbiote posted...
That's kind of mean of the mom. Pointing out a new system, to flip it and say "Ha ha no you're not getting one." Why even mention it? Unless of course she intends to get it for him for a Holiday gift. In that case, way to go mom.


Yeah if the mom was pointing it out she was probably testing the waters for a holiday surprise present. Now the kid won't ask anyone else for it because he thinks his Sister is getting it, and the Mom knows he wants it, and when/if he gets it it will be a surprise and exceed expectations.

Thats the sort of thing we parents do.

User Info: DTY3

DTY3
4 years ago#8
Marketing fail on Nintendo's part.
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User Info: shootsmack

shootsmack
4 years ago#9
I talk people out of pre-ordering the Wii U at my store because the system is a huge ripoff and a slap in the face from Nintendo.

More than one person returned a day or so later to thank me for saving them money.
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User Info: Starwars4J

Starwars4J
4 years ago#10
DTY3 posted...
Marketing fail on Nintendo's part.


Howso? She, clearly a non-gamer, knew the Wii U was the next generation of Nintendo consoles rather than a new controller or some such thing. Looks like Nintendo's marketing is doing a pretty decent job. You know, considering their marketing campaign hasn't started yet.
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