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Poll Results: Should I get a Wii or Widescreen monitor?

 
  • 40% (28)
    Yeah, get the Wii
  • 41% (29)
    No, don't get the wii, get a Widescreen monitor!
  • 18% (13)
    WTF save the money, other things are on the horizon.
70 Total Votes  
post #11 of 38
Just whatever you do, don't get all impatient for the Wii and go bury yourself in the snow in the mountains to freeze yourself to avoid the ants in your pants! (South Park watchers will know where I'm coming from)

Seriously now, I would say go for the monitor.
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post #12 of 38
ya go with the monitor wait till smash brothers comes out on the wii, then get it
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post #13 of 38
get a monitor def, a wii is a console and a console is... teh suxxz0rsz..

with a rig like that you need a nice 1600x1200 WS!


so my vote goes for


No, don't get the wii, get a Widescreen monitor!
    
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post #14 of 38
I vote for getting a Widscreen first and then the Wii.
post #15 of 38
This is a no-brainer to me. Getting a Wii adds the ability to play more games. Getting a new monitor does not. Unless your CRT is a crappy 15 incher or something, there is no looming reason to replace it.

For the record, I still use a CRT myself. Granted it's a 21 incher, but it's still a CRT.
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post #16 of 38
There's not much sense [From a gamer's perspective] in downing the resolution from 1600 x 1200 to 1690 x 1050. Unless you desperately need to deskspace, get the Wii.
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post #17 of 38
Thread Starter 
Yeah, I believe I am getting a wii...I might even hang out outside of walmart or something the day before launch( its not cold here)...just because I can

I'm going to call around and see if I can preorder one today.

I figured pc gaming is in a ditch right now....which sucks- look at my pc! and that I need to try something fresh(the wii) I haven't been able to wrap my mind around a game, and get really into it since I was like..15, and I want that back. the wii might give that to me...I'm almost certain it will
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post #18 of 38
I vote save it. I don't really like widescreen monitors and the Wii will have a few revisions I'm sure
    
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post #19 of 38
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Snerp View Post
I vote save it. I don't really like widescreen monitors and the Wii will have a few revisions I'm sure
What kinda revisions are you talking about? Like...colors?
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post #20 of 38
I vote for the Wii, but at the same time, my new E207WFP is VERY nice. Adds a whole new dimension from a 17" CRT.
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