What's the stupidest name for a console, ever?

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What's the stupidest console name, ever?

Wii
38
38%
Wonderswan
8
8%
Gizmondo
24
24%
Dreamcast
1
1%
PC Engine
1
1%
FM Towns Marty
21
21%
Pippin
6
6%
 
Total votes: 99

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Post by Bub&Bob » Fri Aug 10, 2007 9:41 am

yethboth wrote:The Wii sounds very rude to me. :shock:
I did some :wink: Wii Sports with the missus last night
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Post by RetroKingSimon » Fri Aug 10, 2007 9:43 am

Bub&Bob wrote:
yethboth wrote:The Wii sounds very rude to me. :shock:
I did some :wink: Wii Sports with the missus last night
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The jokes almost write themselves, don't they? :P

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Post by sleeper77 » Fri Aug 10, 2007 10:03 am

Things you should not say in public if you own a Nintendo Wii:

"I'm going to play with my Wii."
"Lets play some Wii games."
"Why don't you have a Wii?"
"I have owned my Wii for some time and it is starting to turn yellow from sweat & dust."
"I prefer my Wii over anything else at the moment".
"My Wii is excellent."
"What about your Wii, how are you getting on?"
"Your Wii or my Wii?"
"Why don't you bring your Wii over tonight?"
"That was a good Wii session we had last night."

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Post by Shin_Gouki » Fri Aug 10, 2007 10:16 am

I seriously don't know what the big N were thinking when they came up with the "Wii" name. It's beyond dumb - it's plain juvenile. Revolution sounds so much better.
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Post by sleeper77 » Fri Aug 10, 2007 10:52 am

That would have been a good idea since it has been taken as changing the face of games completely. Whether thats a good or bad thing we shall see.

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Post by SirClive » Fri Aug 10, 2007 10:53 am

Fernando.
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Post by Bub&Bob » Fri Aug 10, 2007 10:54 am

Stuart Farquhar
(Stupid what?)
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Post by djcarlos » Fri Aug 10, 2007 12:32 pm

Yep I voted for Wii too....Revolution was a great name.
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Post by RetroENZO » Fri Aug 10, 2007 1:37 pm

I heard of someone that kept their Wii on the shelf underneath their television.

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Post by woody.cool » Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:38 pm

I'm with you on that one Felge. I don't like 'Marty' being slapped on the end of a console name! I wonder why it was done - maybe because the 'FM Towns Marty' was sponsored by Marty Pellow :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by SirClive » Fri Aug 10, 2007 3:13 pm

djcarlos wrote:Yep I voted for Wii too....Revolution was a great name.
But it means the same as 360 :?
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Post by djcarlos » Sat Aug 11, 2007 2:20 pm

I spose yeah, but it has a REVOLUTIONary controller*, not a WIIary controller.

Meaning new, not spinning around.....oh arse it I can't be doing with semantics, Saturday afternoon, in Brighton....sunny.....I make that beer-o-clock!
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Post by sonic91 » Sat Aug 11, 2007 2:54 pm

djcarlos wrote:I make that beer-o-clock!
Hear Hear!
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Post by woody.cool » Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:19 pm

sonic91 wrote:
djcarlos wrote:I make that beer-o-clock!
Hear Hear!
Too much beer will make you go for a Wii :D

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sat Aug 11, 2007 5:20 pm

djcarlos wrote: a WIIary controller
Would that be a controller that you hold in one hand and wave about?
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