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HairyArse
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There, I admit it. I sold my Wii.

I do fully intend on buying a new one when there are some games out on it that I want to play. I also admit to barely playing more than 1/5 (if that) of Zelda.

But to be fair, I did sell it for more than it costs to buy a brand new one.

/hangs head
#1 at 14:44:52 - 02/07/2007
JimJam
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You made a profit - you're not using it. Seems sensible to me. Look at it from another angle, if you end up buying another one, Nintendo will get one more console sale than they would have otherwise.
#2 at 14:54:00 - 02/07/2007
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Good on ye. I just wish I had the sense to do the same.
#3 at 14:54:47 - 02/07/2007
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Why sell something if you're planning on buying it again later?
#4 at 14:58:47 - 02/07/2007
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Maybe he's got something else he'd rather have at the moment or just needs the dough?
#5 at 15:00:03 - 02/07/2007
JimJam
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repairmanjack said:Why sell something if you're planning on buying it again later?


He's not using it, and was offered more for it than it will cost him to buy a new one in six months !
#6 at 15:00:30 - 02/07/2007
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Tell you what... I'm tempted myself...

Wii, 2 remotes, 2 nunchucks, Warioware and Wii Play (And sports)

Gotta be worth 300 to some schmuck surely?
#7 at 15:01:14 - 02/07/2007
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Lutzie said:Tell you what... I'm tempted myself...

Wii, 2 remotes, 2 nunchucks, Warioware and Wii Play (And sports)

Gotta be worth 300 to some schmuck surely?


Christ, is that what they're going for!?
#8 at 15:02:00 - 02/07/2007
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repairmanjack said:Why sell something if you're planning on buying it again later?

Um, the bit where he got more than it will cost to buy it back?
#9 at 15:02:16 - 02/07/2007
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ilmaestro said:
repairmanjack said:Why sell something if you're planning on buying it again later?

Um, the bit where he got more than it will cost to buy it back?


Yes, yes, I saw that. But - psychologically - why sell something that you know you still want, and will emphatically buy again. That's all. Mind you, a pal of mine has done this over and over - always at a loss.
#10 at 15:05:10 - 02/07/2007
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Psychological or not, it makes financial sense and I'd consider that more important when deciding whether to buy or sell something.
#11 at 15:12:36 - 02/07/2007
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I might flog mine too if the price is right, it's seriously never used and won't be for a long time to come by the looks of things.
#12 at 15:16:58 - 02/07/2007
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I did buy Resident Evil 4 the other day in the vain hope it would keep me interested in pointing my hands at the telly but to no avail.
#13 at 15:27:16 - 02/07/2007
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I did this with my cube too, sold it then a year and a half later when there were a few decent games bought one again :)
#14 at 15:38:41 - 02/07/2007
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LOL!

To think you were one of the biggest yaysayers in the early days too Hairy.

Though I can't really talk can I.

Mind you, I will try Scarface out on friday methinks. Just to see if there's any mileage in smashing people to bits with a Wiimote.

Peej

#15 at 15:50:59 - 02/07/2007
Salaman
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I can't say I use it much but I never use the other two consoles I own.

/plays PC games

Still. When you have people over it's great to stick on Wii sports.
Played some bowling and golf this very past weekend infact.
#16 at 16:25:13 - 02/07/2007
HairyArse
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Well in fairness I did also mainly sell it because it was my mate's kid's 4th birthday party and he wanted it as a present for her and couldn't find one in shops so it was more a sympathy sale than anything.

I will buy another though.
#17 at 16:38:30 - 02/07/2007
Salaman
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Sympathy sale that makes you a profit?
;-)
#18 at 16:59:46 - 02/07/2007
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Salaman said:Sympathy sale that makes you a profit?
;-)


He may be all heart, but he's no fool....
#19 at 17:11:19 - 02/07/2007
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I broke the hinge doors on my Wii to make impossible to sell no matter how cash strapped I become.
#20 at 17:27:37 - 02/07/2007
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Razz said:I broke the hinge doors on my Wii to make impossible to sell no matter how cash strapped I become.


Haha, now that's hardcore.
#21 at 17:34:46 - 02/07/2007
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I did exactly the same thing a few months back, it was just gathering dust, and i'm not even sure there will be enough games that I want on it for the next few years at the very least.

I had use of it for a couple of months and then made a 60 profit, so makes perfect sense! And it was after christmas so none of this 'your ripping off the poor parents' nonsense could even factor in to it.
#22 at 17:35:42 - 02/07/2007
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HairyArse said:
Razz said:I broke the hinge doors on my Wii to make impossible to sell no matter how cash strapped I become.


Haha, now that's hardcore.
Re-record don't fade away and aniston.
#23 at 17:37:00 - 02/07/2007
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I wouldn't say that Razzle, you'll probably be able to shift it again at christmas when the inevitable massive shortages kick in once again.

Peej

#24 at 17:42:09 - 02/07/2007
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I'd never flog it. Even if I was a stinking vagabond living on the streets in a bin liner covered with cancerous AIDs feasting on pigeon droppings to fill my empty belly. I'd covet my Wii.
#25 at 17:46:06 - 02/07/2007
Salaman
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Did you mean to say "I'll be covered in my wee" there?
#26 at 18:23:52 - 02/07/2007
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HairyArse said:
Razz said:I broke the hinge doors on my Wii to make impossible to sell no matter how cash strapped I become.


Haha, now that's hardcore.
More fun than a lot of Wii minigames are too I should imagine.

Hahahaha!
#27 at 18:46:39 - 02/07/2007
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Dear Ninty,
Can I have a 75 Wii which will only play Wii Sports, Tiger Woods and a proper tennis game. Dont need any other stuff or "cutesy shit".

Thanks

Furbs

I'm getting closer and closer to getting one, even though I know I wont play if for more than an hour.
#28 at 19:50:05 - 02/07/2007
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Well I still love mine.
#29 at 20:07:57 - 02/07/2007
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HairyArse said:There, I admit it. I sold my Wii.

I do fully intend on buying a new one when there are some games out on it that I want to play. I also admit to barely playing more than 1/5 (if that) of Zelda.

But to be fair, I did sell it for more than it costs to buy a brand new one.

/hangs head


Welcome to the club. For the best selling machine EvAr!!!!!!11111onetyonety its pretty shit, imo.
#30 at 22:33:33 - 02/07/2007

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