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ekedolphin Scrapple Level: 132 Posts: 568/5387 EXP: 26906779 For next: 225225 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 90 days Last activity: 11 hours # 1 Posted on 20.5.02 0313.54 Reposted on: 20.5.09 0314.23 A random thought that was floating around in my head. “You picked the right forum for that, Eddie.” Thanks.
Why is the original Playstation referred to in shorthand as “PSX”? Where does the X come from? Promote this thread!
Dr Unlikely Frankfurter Level: 59 Posts: 159/838 EXP: 1652572 For next: 20566 Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 20 hours Last activity: 8 hours
AIM: # 2 Posted on 20.5.02 1014.59 Reposted on: 20.5.09 1015.53 I think the full name is/was the PlayStation-X, but the X got dropped off somewhere along the line and only hangs around in the abbreviated PSX form. I'm not sure exactly where the "-X" stopped being used, but it might have been during the time when the system went from being the intended Super Nintendo CD-Rom add-on it was planned as to the stand-alone machine it eventually turned into.
ekedolphin Scrapple Level: 132 Posts: 575/5387 EXP: 26906779 For next: 225225 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 90 days Last activity: 11 hours # 3 Posted on 21.5.02 0000.24 Reposted on: 21.5.09 0000.55 ...Wow. Glad I asked. Thanks, bro. I knew the Playstation was originally designed to be the SNES CD-Rom drive that never materialized, but I didn't know that much about its history. Much obliged. The plate of cookies is in the mail! LOL... Eddie
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