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I just went to Best Buy. The voice came over the intercom system. "We have just receive a new shipment of PS3's in. Come to the Magnavox center to receive your PS3." I figure I'll go check out all the people in line. I get there... NO one was there I go and pick up two games, CoD3 and Resistance, an extra controller and a PS3. No line. No waiting. Nothing....

I bring it home plug it in and it works. Great!

The guy checking me out was pretty upset. He had waited in line for a week to get his .

When I left the line was 30+ people deep for 15 PS3's. I shoulda stuck around and sold it to them

There goes my computer upgrades this holiday season.

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Nonsense! I say, sell the PS3 for a couple thousand percent profit on eBay, and gorge on Holiday upgrades!
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Dude, You are so lucky! Who needs upgrades when you can get a PS3 like it is nothing
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Originally Posted by SpartnChief View Post
Nonsense! I say, sell the PS3 for a couple thousand percent profit on eBay, and gorge on Holiday upgrades!
Couple thousand?
Have you seen the bids latley?
The most I see them going for now is about $1300 tops. Then you see the odd person with the buy it now option for $2500. After the first big release things were a bit ridiculus but now it seem things have quieted down quite a bit.
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That's what happened to my roommate today. He called me from a Dallas Best Buy and said they got in 5 20's and 5 60's. He said he saw all of them laying there and picked one up. He waited a good minute to have a PS3.

Talk about being in th right place at the righ time. I asked him to pick up a 20GB for me but he has to fly back to FL Friday and carrying 2 PS3's might be suicide
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Cool man, I would pick one up and sell it off on ebay for a quick buck.
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you lucky bastard... I wish I was at a BB today that got some ps3's in!
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you lucky bastard... I wish I was at a BB today that got some ps3's in!
There's the response I wanted! lol My 2 cents on it: the games are fun and it's good to get back into a console game. Wireless controllers FTW! The graphics aren't the greatest but it may be because I don't have a HDTV. I hear it's much better on one. It may be because I was playing split screen with my wife and it was much smaller than it should have been. The cut scenes are amazing.

Since the cheapest bluray player on the egg is $500 I consider it money VERY well spent. Assuming bluray beats out HD DVD.
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