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... "Some people are getting a lot more excited than we'd expected," Nintendo Co. Ltd. president Satoru Iwata said...
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Next thing you know they recall every Wiimote, and send out new ones with a huge ass orange sticker on it that says "Warning: This can be a potential weapon. Handle with care."
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Quote:
... "Some people are getting a lot more excited than we'd expected," Nintendo Co. Ltd. president Satoru Iwata said...
I dunno why, but I found that funny
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I don't understand how the remote flies out of people's hands..I played with it without a problem without the strap on cause I was lazy..
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Originally Posted by dannyyboii View Post
I don't understand how the remote flies out of people's hands..I played with it without a problem without the strap on cause I was lazy..

i think it slips after your playing for a long time and your hand gets sweaty
cant complain..
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I have a feeling that maybe people let go like they wold the actual object in the game when they get really into it. Like after playing for a while, they just stop thinking about holding onto the wiimote when playing bowling, for example, and it goes flying into the tv cause they think they are actually bowling. Just a thought.
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post #7 of 20
I haven't had a problem even after playing zelda for a few hours straight
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post #8 of 20
I bet Nintendo was like "We underestimated the stupidity of drunk/moronic Americans".
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post #9 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by selectodude View Post
I bet Nintendo was like "We underestimated the stupidity of drunk/moronic Americans".
Now they're probably like "We should have used steel cables in our straps."
post #10 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by lessthanjake1241 View Post
i think it slips after your playing for a long time and your hand gets sweaty
I've played wii sports for hours. My hands get sweaty, and yet I can play with confidence without the strap. I usually don't just as a precaution, but still, it's people taking playing way to far over the top. I mean I swang it as fast as I usually swing when I play and let go on purpose (just to see) and the strap had no problem keeping the remote tethered to my wrist.

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Originally Posted by selectodude View Post
I bet Nintendo was like "We underestimated the stupidity of drunk/moronic Americans".
Word.
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