Betting time: How many consoles do you think Nintendo sold on the first day?

#71DT-FoxPosted 11/19/2012 7:29:27 PM
Icecreamdunwich posted...
My town (despite me naming 4 towns) does represent a sizable number of people and is an indicator that the console is not selling as well as people initially thought, at least not here.


If we're gonna go by thost circumstances (and I'd prefer not to), then:

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/11/19/some-retailers-still-have-wii-us.aspx

While locations and milage will vary, the in stock vs. sold out ratio is about 1:3 (or 1 out of every 4 stores). I don't think it'll be too hard to pass 500K-600K if 75% of North America sold out in 24 hours, going by those numbers.
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#72Icecreamdunwich(Topic Creator)Posted 11/19/2012 7:33:34 PM
From: GigaVolts | #068
Icecreamdunwich posted...
Anyone that thinks Alaska has a population under 50,000 is simply ignorant or a troll.

http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/02000.html


It was based on the 2 Zip codes you provided. Not all of Alaska


The 2 zip codes provided gave you results for all of the major towns in Alaska:

Fairbanks - 99701
Wasilla - 99654
Within 50 miles of Wasilla - Anchorage, Eagle River

Stop trolling.
#73GigaVoltsPosted 11/19/2012 7:40:19 PM
Icecreamdunwich posted...
From: GigaVolts | #068
Icecreamdunwich posted...
Anyone that thinks Alaska has a population under 50,000 is simply ignorant or a troll.

http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/02000.html


It was based on the 2 Zip codes you provided. Not all of Alaska


The 2 zip codes provided gave you results for all of the major towns in Alaska:

Fairbanks - 99701
Wasilla - 99654
Within 50 miles of Wasilla - Anchorage, Eagle River

Stop trolling.


uhh no, not based on what google told me. They showed me those 2 towns only. Fairbanks and wasilla.
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#74SagadegoPosted 11/19/2012 7:40:39 PM
Icecreamdunwich posted...
From: GigaVolts | #068
Icecreamdunwich posted...
Anyone that thinks Alaska has a population under 50,000 is simply ignorant or a troll.

http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/02000.html


It was based on the 2 Zip codes you provided. Not all of Alaska


The 2 zip codes provided gave you results for all of the major towns in Alaska:

Fairbanks - 99701
Wasilla - 99654
Within 50 miles of Wasilla - Anchorage, Eagle River

Stop trolling.


no you.
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#75Icecreamdunwich(Topic Creator)Posted 11/19/2012 7:43:46 PM
From: GigaVolts | #073
Icecreamdunwich posted...
From: GigaVolts | #068
Icecreamdunwich posted...
Anyone that thinks Alaska has a population under 50,000 is simply ignorant or a troll.

http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/02000.html


It was based on the 2 Zip codes you provided. Not all of Alaska


The 2 zip codes provided gave you results for all of the major towns in Alaska:

Fairbanks - 99701
Wasilla - 99654
Within 50 miles of Wasilla - Anchorage, Eagle River

Stop trolling.


uhh no, not based on what google told me. They showed me those 2 towns only. Fairbanks and wasilla.


If you put them into Walmart.com's Wii U in stock search this is what comes up:

http://i.imgur.com/pFiMF.png

If you scroll down farther, the Anchorage stores are listed.
#76pikachupwnagePosted 11/20/2012 11:07:53 AM
oshawott4ever posted...
Icecreamdunwich posted...
I'm thinking between 500k and 600k, demand isn't super high but there is some.


I think you're being way too generous with those numbers. I'm thinking around ~400k


You cannot possibly be serious. There were 500K preorders at GameStop alone.
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#77DinglesteedPosted 11/20/2012 11:10:53 AM
Lol! Alaska? And Wasila of all places? Is it true? Can you see Russia from there?
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#78b1gt0nePosted 11/20/2012 11:19:21 AM
Dinglesteed posted...
Lol! Alaska? And Wasila of all places? Is it true? Can you see Russia from there?


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#79crowkillersPosted 11/20/2012 11:24:32 AM
I read an article yesterday that Gamestop that there were 1.2 million preoders (world wide)

But I think this also includes this "Waiting List" that they have in place...
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#80kyomagiPosted 11/20/2012 11:25:19 AM
>Basing console sales and if they are sold out around the us by using Alaska as a measuring stick


right, whats next, are you going to chew out nintendo for not selling out of wii u's on mars?
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