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      11-17-2006, 10:31 PM   #45
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So is a PS3 worth all that?

apparently so-- to them. lol.

although i feel sorry for the victims. hope the guy shot gets to recover.
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      11-17-2006, 11:21 PM   #46
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While the PlayStation 3 launch went smoothly across the vast majority of the U.S., the Associated Press reported that one person waiting for a console was shot and hospitalized.
In the early morning hours in Putnam, Connecticut, two individuals believed to be teens demanded money from 15 to 20 people waiting outside a Wal-Mart for the short-in-supply console. When one of the customers resisted the assailants' demands, the person was shot.

The victim was hospitalized and the AP had received no word on the condition of the person. Witnesses said that one of the attackers wore a ski mask and had a handgun, while the other sported a shotgun. The suspects are currently at large.

Other pockets of PS3 launch-related violence and mishaps include the mugging of three line-waiters outside a Target store in Oregon, an armed robbery of PS3s at a California GameStop, a BB gun drive-by shooting outside a Kentucky Best Buy and a 19-year-old male that ran into a pole while running at full steam to grab a place in line at a Wisconson Wal-Mart.
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      11-17-2006, 11:32 PM   #47
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http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/ele/236198413.html

Here's his email....
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      11-18-2006, 04:52 PM   #48
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Some crazy ass stuff is/was going on. Drive-By BB gun shootings in Kentucky, Men holding up a gamestop w/ real firearms and stealing 3-4 PS3's in Cali and a similar incident in Oregon, Armed man asking everyone in a line at walmart to give him their money, 1 guy refused and was shot in the chest and shoulder. So is a PS3 worth all that?
There was an article on msnbc about this....

I wonder if this would make companies only drop ship these systems?
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      11-18-2006, 06:42 PM   #49
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Hmm, I still think there will be lines till a lot more cases like these occur.

So what's the verdict on the system right now. Anyone here get one and want to tell us how it is?

All the games right now suck and have been rated lower than the 360 equivalent.
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      11-18-2006, 06:46 PM   #50
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I got a Ps3. Im very tempted to crack it open and test it out right now. Im just not sure if it's worth the goddamn $1200 they made me spend on the bundle.
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      11-18-2006, 07:29 PM   #51
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I got a Ps3. Im very tempted to crack it open and test it out right now. Im just not sure if it's worth the goddamn $1200 they made me spend on the bundle.

i hope the bundle came with the ps3 and 600 cash
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i hope the bundle came with the ps3 and 600 cash

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That would be the dream.
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      11-18-2006, 10:20 PM   #53
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i hope the bundle came with the ps3 and 600 cash
haha


Heres the article:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15771545/
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"A brand new Playstation 3 is purchased, and smashed in front of dozens of fanboys with a sledgehammer at Young and Dundas in Toronto."

Video here:
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Hahahaha, that video is great. I personally was never a PS fan. But I decided I'll give the PS3 a chance once some better games come out since I do not have a brand loyalty. I like FPS games and Racing. XBOX suits me perfectly, since most shooters are on there. But we will see how PS3 fairs.

And getting a bundle for $1200 is a very good deal since people are selling just the unit for more than 3x that. I haven't bought a bundle before, but if everything comes individually packaged, I would part it all out on ebay.
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"A brand new Playstation 3 is purchased, and smashed in front of dozens of fanboys with a sledgehammer at Young and Dundas in Toronto."

Video here:
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      11-19-2006, 04:26 PM   #57
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"A brand new Playstation 3 is purchased, and smashed in front of dozens of fanboys with a sledgehammer at Young and Dundas in Toronto."

Video here:
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That's probably the most idiotic thing I've ever seen, but I love their hatemail section on their site:

http://www.smashmyps3.com/hatemail.php

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That's probably the most idiotic thing I've ever seen, but I love their hatemail section on their site:

http://www.smashmyps3.com/hatemail.php

lol I just remembered some cussing words that I havent heard in a long long time. Crazy...
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      11-19-2006, 06:07 PM   #59
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"A brand new Playstation 3 is purchased, and smashed in front of dozens of fanboys with a sledgehammer at Young and Dundas in Toronto."

Video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CTy7Nx0oPI.
wow, seems to be a great business venture...
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wow, seems to be a great business venture...
The sad part is they supposedly got all those donations. What a waste.
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wow they didnt use their own money to buy the PS3 and smash it, they got donors all over the world@_@ wow
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wow they didnt use their own money to buy the PS3 and smash it, they got donors all over the world@_@ wow
and then made money from advertisers/sponsors....
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They did the same thing for Xbox 360 too, they're both pretty amusing, just shows you that the internet is really good at bring stupid people with stupid ideas together

My hubby surprised me with a PS3 yesterday, to be honest, I'm still more impressed with Xbox 360, especially when it comes to the User interface, it's essentially identical to my PSP, which IMO is kind of cheap of Sony. Gears of War on 360 so far wins for Graphical prowess over Resistance fall of man, so far I haven't found a justification for the 6 or 7 hundred dollars this thing cost.
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Some of the most pathetic people can be found through this link... e-baying their ps3's for retarded amounts lol...

Top 10 Reasons why to buy a Playstation 3 on E-bay
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They did the same thing for Xbox 360 too, they're both pretty amusing, just shows you that the internet is really good at bring stupid people with stupid ideas together

My hubby surprised me with a PS3 yesterday, to be honest, I'm still more impressed with Xbox 360, especially when it comes to the User interface, it's essentially identical to my PSP, which IMO is kind of cheap of Sony. Gears of War on 360 so far wins for Graphical prowess over Resistance fall of man, so far I haven't found a justification for the 6 or 7 hundred dollars this thing cost.
Great thing is, you can play it for a month, and sell it as a used model in time for christmas and still make money...
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My bro's in London and he said peopel were getting robbed and shot when they walked out of stores carrying the PS3. Crazy shit
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