So it begins

Discussion in 'Games' started by zap2, Nov 8, 2006.

  1. zap2 macrumors 604

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    http://www.kotaku.com/gaming/ps3/ps3-campers-already-in-line-at-best-buy-213422.php

    All I can say is wow...I mean 9 days ahead of time.

    On a larger note I pretty damn excited for the next 9-11 days...its been a LONG wait. It will really be a killer for those who don't get there console of choice on launch day(and even harder for those ouside of America for Wii and Japan+USA for PS3) , and if this tread of lines over a week ahead of time keeps going, then no casual gamer will get a PS3, heck even some "hardcore gamers" won't get one!


    Needless to say I'm still shocked people are camping out so soon!
     
  2. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Camping out for 9 days... Is there some sort of "wait here for PS3 queue"? What do they do for food? Surely if they went out of the line the guy behind would move in?

    The mind! she boggles.
     
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  4. XNine macrumors 68040

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    not nearly as bad as when people camped out for THREE MONTHS in front of the chinese theater in Cali to see the Phantom Menace. What a waste of ****ing time THAT was.
     
  5. Malus macrumors 6502

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    Why dont you get a brain and just freeze yourself and then when its launched melt yourself so time seems instantaneous....
     
  6. 2nyRiggz macrumors 603

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    9 days for a console...only thing I'm camping out 9 days for is extra strength excedrin.


    Bless
     
  7. FleurDuMal macrumors 68000

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    Because what works in South Park doesn't work in real life :p
     
  8. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    That is funny. I'm going to go to Burbank on Saturday and sell those dudes a hot meal with a 300% markup. When they bitch about the price I'll laugh and ask how much they have their pre-order ebay listing up for on that PS3 they're waiting to buy!!!
     
  9. mrgreen4242 macrumors 601

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    I'm sure they work in teams of 2 or 3 or 4 guys... take turns going on food runs, going to the bathroom, they could probably get away with going home to sleep and shower in turns as well. This is more stupid than it is impressive.
     
  10. Dagless macrumors Core

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  11. Malus macrumors 6502

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    Crap.....

    >_>
     
  12. Counterfit macrumors G3

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    Except it didn't work in South Park either.
    Personally, I think waiting in line for more than 6 hours is stupid and pointless.
     
  13. it5five macrumors 65816

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    Apparently there were camping out for Gears of War. If you look at the comments there should be a link to another forum where it is confirmed.
     
  14. Mr. Anderson Moderator emeritus

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    stupidity - given the number of stores in that area, all you have to do is look around and see who has a line and who doesn't. Why waste 9 days of your life when you're going to waste even more playing the damn thing.

    I'm going to try and get a Wii at my local WalMart, but I'm not going to camp out. We'll see what happens, but these "hardcore" gamers are pathetic.

    D
     
  15. bowens macrumors 6502a

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    That's crazy. I'll be going to a 24-hour Walmart to pick up my Wii. Oh, and wasn't that a great couple episodes of South Park.
     
  16. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Except theres nothing hardcore about it. It really is an insanity. Not too long ago I went to Spain for 10 days but I got sick so had to stay in most times. Now. That was hell. But purposely doing it with freedom within reach?
    These people no longer deserve my time and attention.
     
  17. macdaddy121 macrumors 6502a

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    LOSERS!!!! That is 100% pathetic.

    Also, I would go to a best buy or another location so that I was the 1st person in line. I wouldn't take the chance that a location might only have 3 or 4. Or maybe they stay in packs because they don't have any other friends. Hmmmm...
     
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  20. 2nyRiggz macrumors 603

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    Don't let me hear about you on that long wii line now..:p

    Jimmi I'm sure when zelda comes out you will be on that 20day line:p

    Bless
     
  21. macdaddy121 macrumors 6502a

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    I'm not saying waiting in line is pathetic, I'm just saying that 9 days in advacne is pathetic. However, now people are saying they aren't waiting for the PS3.....so.....I don't know....but if they are waiting 9 days in advace for the PS3 than it is sad.

    And waiting in lines for games or systems is always a symbol of a loser until I get in the line....then it is acceptable.....;) :D.....alright I'm a loser too
     
  22. Dagless macrumors Core

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    nope :) Wii and Zelda coming launch day. I bring the console to me :p
     
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    im gonna egg them.
    if only i lived in california
     
  24. sam10685 macrumors 68000

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    ya know... sometimes i feel like i don't have a life. then i see stories like this. all better!
     
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