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#1 Posted on 27.10.04 0440.04
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Just wondering if the accents on the "D" and "S" are intentional and in conjunction with the Nintendo's recent release of the DS commercials. It seems like a pretty seamless and automatic code(?), definitely cool. :D
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#2 Posted on 27.10.04 0613.02
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Oh, no... now I have to put up with this nonsense here as well?

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#3 Posted on 27.10.04 0701.58
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I must say I find it very distracting. If that was the goal, then you have succeeded, Mr. Zimmerman.
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#4 Posted on 27.10.04 0728.59
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While it's annoying...if it brings money into the board, I say, there is arent's any distinct disadvantages to the decision for the idea. IF they get paid for every DS thats out...perhaps we can all be a bit more descriptive, and discuss things furhter. :-)

How many is that? :-) heheh

Good call if it's an income garnering idea. Just, PLEASE...don't use those terrible roll-over URLs like they have on IGN -- they're very distracting.

EDIT: Noticed an error: the DS code won't work if the word is dangerously close to the margin, at least on my screen, at my resolution (800*600). Hence forth why the word DISADVANTAGE on the first paragraph isn't formatted.

(edited by SOK on 27.10.04 0632)
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#5 Posted on 27.10.04 0748.31
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I'm actually disgusted with the display of audacious hedonism on the part of our moderators. Their distinctive display of advertising distorts the destiny of the disproportionately desultory dialogues that appear here at times.

I like my Thesaurus.

Wow - how come it missed some of them?

(edited by AWArulz on 27.10.04 0849)
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#6 Posted on 27.10.04 0807.27
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    Originally posted by AWArulz
    I'm actually disgusted with the display of audacious hedonism on the part of our moderators. Their distinctive display of advertising distorts the destiny of the disproportionately desultory dialogues that appear here at times.

    I like my Thesaurus.

    Wow - how come it missed some of them?

    (edited by AWArulz on 27.10.04 0849)


I've discovered all of your DS's in what one could call, say, dispute?

Now, from my laptop computer -- not the desktop -- are the undecideds going to disembowel this thread... or will they come to the conclusion that they're going to buy a DS if a discount is displayed?

P.S. -- You're despicable. ;)
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#7 Posted on 27.10.04 0815.06
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I've never really understood this type of marketing. The more overpowering something is the more annoying it gets. Especially things like this. This isn't a knock on the Zims for letting Nintendo in the door, it's a knock on Nintendo's marketing department. Do these guys really believe that if one of their marketing execs came unannounced and moved into my house and randomly bugged me to buy the DS that I'd be more motivated to buy it?

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#8 Posted on 27.10.04 0849.22
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So far I've seen it here and wwe.com. Anyone see it anywhere else?

Also, I must say that Nintendo's marketing department missed the ball on this one. I understand they're trying to get the new brand out there but I'm less likely to buy it now then I was before just for Nintendo annoying me.
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#9 Posted on 27.10.04 0858.28
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    Originally posted by fuelinjected
    So far I've seen it here and wwe.com. Anyone see it anywhere else?

    Also, I must say that Nintendo's marketing department missed the ball on this one. I understand they're trying to get the new brand out there but I'm less likely to buy it now then I was before just for Nintendo annoying me.


If you were REALLY going to let an ad campaign determine whether you buy a somewhat expensive portable video game system, then I would have to think that you weren't going to buy it anyways.

Ooooh, DiSss!
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#10 Posted on 27.10.04 0903.28
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I was actually on the fence about it because I really don't need it but I have a closet full of tech junk that I didn't need.

I'm discouraged by my discovery of the DS marketing strategy/ If I'm going to have to put up with this on multiple websites, its going to really annoy me, especially EARLY IN THE MORNING! :)
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#11 Posted on 27.10.04 0917.59
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If the Zims get a free DS out of it, then I say more power to 'em ... although I notice that on my browser (don't know if it affects everyone else), the paragraphs and font changes (color/size/etc) are thrown all out of whack when the DS images appear.

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Ya feel me?

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#12 Posted on 27.10.04 1001.07
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Please take these demons out of my computer....
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#13 Posted on 27.10.04 1023.06
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Theoretically, this should make Edwards the favored VP candidate for the Zims :)
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#14 Posted on 27.10.04 1026.00
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    Originally posted by Grimis
    Please take these demons out of my computer....


Devils! an 'dats means all of you - conducts yourselves back where you belongs - with the Democrats!
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#15 Posted on 27.10.04 1045.12
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GO REDSOX!

EDIT: My GOD that's annoying. How long's it supposed to last?

(edited by JayJayDean on 27.10.04 0847)
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#16 Posted on 27.10.04 1110.59
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Many will call me a dumbass, others say my mom sucked 3,000 dicks. Yet alone I'll stand by principals, giant cooperations may fool the humanoids, let them be damned, Nag will not stand for dis.
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#17 Posted on 27.10.04 1117.28
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I hope you guys got paid a pretty penny for this.





Or that you're just doing it to fuck with all of us.
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#18 Posted on 27.10.04 1147.02
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Yeah, this is pretty annoying, and somewhat dumb. How long will this last?
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#19 Posted on 27.10.04 1148.38
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Jumping Jesus on a pogo stick!

I thought I caught some sort or extremely annoying virus after just today getting my computer back up and running.

You had me freaking out here, just so you know.

Good one! You got me.
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#20 Posted on 27.10.04 1254.32
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I'm not sure where to post on this. I'm trying to avoid typing something with DS in them so I don't have to have my brain go into overdrive to decipher these posts on this message board. Anyways, I agree with some of the posts, exactly how long is this going to be featured on the site?
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