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Poll Results: Am I crazy? What would you have done?

 
  • 17% (7)
    You're crazy! It's [b]the[/b] hot item! Buy it!
  • 43% (18)
    Without games you want, better to wait for a price drop
  • 39% (16)
    Long live price gouging...buy it and Ebay it!
41 Total Votes  
post #11 of 19
I don't think your crazy for not buying it, Frankly I'm glad you didn't waste your money!
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post #12 of 19
Long Live Price Gouging(sp?)!!!
This is what I did with my Microshaft peice of junk: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=8236998804
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post #13 of 19
I know that people are out to make some $$$, but I am not the kind of person who likes to do such a deed, so I disagree with option 3.

I don't agree with option 1 because I really think that the X360 price just has to drop when PS3 comes out and buying it now might just make you cry when you realize later that you could've saved some bucks. For a person like me, this is a very cry-able incidence.

If I wanted to buy X360, I will go with option #2. (I don't want to buy a console... If I get one for free or something, then heck yeah, but I don't want to spend all that money. PS2 is good enough for me.) Since you have no games you want to buy, then there is absolutely no reason to buy it except to show off to your neighbors or friends. I mean, a console is worth it when it has games to go along with it. No games = no fun. So, better wait for a price drop.

So, it seems that you are not crazy at all, Vulcan.

Hope this comforts you.
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post #14 of 19
Im waiting for the price to go down before I get one so youre not alone.
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post #15 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by tylerand
I would have bought the 360 so i could rub it in this guys face at school that says i will NEVER in my life get a 360 nor a psp wich i both want very badly.
Haha, poor you, I had em both for christmas this year

Anyways, Vulcan, if there are no games you want to play on it, maybe you should wait a little bit, but still, if you had bought it maybe you could have enjoyed it, I don't know. Since you have a very decent pc, you can play most of the games that are on the Xbox 360 on your pc, but maybe not as good looking. That's the main reason I bought the Xbox 360, cuz my pc sucks and a lot of good pc games will be on the X360.
post #16 of 19
Wait for more games to come out on it. Thats what Im doing.
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post #17 of 19
ebay it, with all the problems it has... i know with my personal luck it would set fire to my apartment.
 
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post #18 of 19
I was in the same boat this very afternoon. I was at Best Buy just killing time and one of the guys tells me that they just got in a shipment an hour before and had like 10 left. I ended up pacing around for like half an hour debating if I should get it or not. I decided that after getting the games and at least one more controller that puts it over $500 and it's just too much. Besides, my computer can play any game out there right now and I already spent like 5 times as much on my computer so I might as well get my money's worth out of it. It was a tough decision though.

That's how I found this thread, I was looking for some comfort in my decision.
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post #19 of 19
I dont like the 360, So the only way I would ever own one would be if it was given to me for free. The graphics just arnt up to par for my standards, im only hoping that other systems wont disappoint me as well
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