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I guess the lesson here is to add "IMO" to every post, since people can't figure that out on their own.

Or people could just learn how to assert their opinions as actual opinions and not state them in a way that presents them as facts when English language laws are applied.
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Or people could just learn how to assert their opinions as actual opinions and not state them in a way that presents them as facts when English language laws are applied.

I'm sure it was obvious to anyone reading and not an angst ridden teen could have comprehended that it was an opinion, same with most every post in this thread. Honestly...

Is it a fact then it's due to the game lineup? Because I didn't see any proof of that either. But no whining about opinion this or that.

And looking back at my post...I did assert it as opinion lol The words "I think" are right in my first post, had you cared to read it again. All i got from this, is that my opinion is different than yours, and you don't like it.
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I must be on Semantics.net again...
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It's not selling because the Console is garbage and offers very little over the 7-8 year old PS3/Xbox 360's.

I fully expect the Wii U to fall into irrelevancy when the PS4/Xbox Next hit. The only people I can see sticking with the Wii U are die hard Nintendo fans...
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post #25 of 71
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And looking back at my post...I did assert it as opinion lol The words "I think" are right in my first post, had you cared to read it again. All i got from this, is that my opinion is different than yours, and you don't like it.

You applied an opinion to the part of the post nobody has actually referenced.

Unless you're trying to assert that a person can say something like "People with dark hair are ugly and stupid, I think cherries are nice" and then claim that they never asserted their opinion as a fact at any point because they used the words "I think" somewhere else in the sentence.

In which case, I lol and bid you good day.
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I think it's the issue of the software library being in it's infancy. I think if they were to release another Mario, they'd move lot's of machines.

Yeah, pretty much. With the news of the new Zelda and Windwaker remake plus the new low prices of the virtual console games, I'm gonna pick one up. But not until after March where they said that would be the time when the new production units come with the update.

I see Frys and eBay sometimes selling the deluxe version at 329.

No, it's because everyone is waiting for the announcement of the next xbox and playstation 4. If you see, even the sales for current generation consoles are down so that should tell you that people are waiting for the next generation of consoles because of the recent flood of rumours that we keep seeing. No one will buy old stuff

Personally, I think that releasing the wii u was a big mistake; especially this early.
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Or people could just learn how to assert their opinions as actual opinions and not state them in a way that presents them as facts when English language laws are applied.

Gotta watch those pesky English language Police Officers
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It's not selling because the Console is garbage and offers very little over the 7-8 year old PS3/Xbox 360's.

I fully expect the Wii U to fall into irrelevancy when the PS4/Xbox Next hit. The only people I can see sticking with the Wii U are die hard Nintendo fans...

The console is garbage how? Have you even used one? The things barely been out a few months and now it's garbage.... rolleyes.gif Much to everyones dismay, the Wii U overall will have better visual games then the 360/ps3, and that's all they needed. Clean up their artistic style and it will look gorgeous.

Even running dolphin with some older gamecube titles, I'd take that artistic style cleaned up anyday and say it looks better than 99.9% of 360 games. Sure in technical terms it may not be as impressive but art style goes a lot further than over realistic wanna be games.
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Personally, I think that releasing the wii u was a big mistake; especially this early.

What could possibly be a mistake in establishing an early adopter user base, giving yourself time to iron out somethings / update as needed, and be prepared with a solid lineup when the new competition is in it's infancy? 360 jumped the gun and it paid off for them big time. Same with ps2. On top of that, they can easily just drop the price to really make the other two look expensive.
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No, it's because everyone is waiting for the announcement of the next xbox and playstation 4. If you see, even the sales for current generation consoles are down so that should tell you that people are waiting for the next generation of consoles because of the recent flood of rumours that we keep seeing. No one will buy old stuff

Personally, I think that releasing the wii u was a big mistake; especially this early.

This

Personally, I would not even consider getting a wii U until the other consoles have landed; At least then I can truely know if it is priced correct for the performace and features it delivers.

I would hate to pay the price it is now only for it to get slashed on the release of Xbox and PS4 due to inferior performance and lack of major game titles.
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What could possibly be a mistake in establishing an early adopter user base, giving yourself time to iron out somethings / update as needed, and be prepared with a solid lineup when the new competition is in it's infancy? 360 jumped the gun and it paid off for them big time. Same with ps2.

Eh...I want to agree with you, but this lackluster Wii-U launch buzz has me undecided. I feel like they may have blew their opportunity to really get that big head start on the competition.
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