Japan Is TOTALLY Sold Out of Xbox 360s (New Shipment Next Month!) Comment by: wild homes loves you but chooses... Nominated by: 天
Nice to see Microsoft making some strong sales in Japan, but no one had the forethought, with all the work they've put into Japanese-friendly software partnerships this year, to a least divert some consoles from other territories to Japan just in case their moves paid off? They work hard to get Last Remnant, Tales, Star Ocean IV, XIII, and Infinite Undiscovery on the 360 and then don't adequately prepare for the possibility these plans could work? That's a little strange. Usually I don't plan on my strategies failing— I understand the possibility, but I don't take a course of action unless I believe it will work. Apparently I've been doing it wrong.
Electronic Arts, Take-Two Break It Off, But Not For Long Comment by: Quilt Nominated by: karl_hungus
I'll say what a friend of mine says to me when I'm persuing a girl and fail: "Did you ask her out?" Yup, it didn't work. "Did you bring her flowers?" Yup, it didn't work. "Did you take an interest in her hobbies?" Yup, it didn't work. "Did you tell her how you felt?" Yup, she laughed. "Did you try holding her down?" Yu...wait, what?
That's a pretty sturdy tree, not falling over from the weight of that thing.
Lionhead Patches Fable Pub Games Glitch, Community Offers Advice For Earning Big. Comment by: Moonshadow101 Nominated by: liquid_kore
Step one: Disconnect from the internet. Step two: ??? Step three: Profit!
Artist Explains WTC Space Invaders Exhibit at Games Convention Comment by: wild homes loves you but chooses... Nominated by: ca$h
We've made September 11, 2001 into a campaign platform, movies and miniseries, books, and justification to spend the lives of Americans to hunt down foriegn nationals on foriegn soil, a justification for detaining and torturing foreign nationals. We've allowed the events of that day to be turned into a climate of fearmongering that exists seven years later— we've allowed the telecommunications industry to spy on the people of our country, in the name of September 11, 2001. We as a nation implicitly condoned a culture of racial discrimination as a result of September 11, 2001. We as a population of the most powerful nation on Earth have willingly stood by to survive both the commercial and political exploitation of an attack on our country— stood by and watched as frightened reactionary voices fought to violate human rights and human decency for money and agendas. We endure all that, and yet some of you would talk about wanting to hurt another human being for using September 11, 2001, as a means to make a fairly harmless statement, even if an obvious and tasteless one, about exactly how we've failed to deal with September 11, 2001. That's just repulsive. You stand by while those events are used to justify criminal behavior and corruption and crass exploitation, but you get angry when someone exercises his constitutional rights? I don't know what that is, but it's not patriotism.
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