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Old 14th Feb 2012, 11:23   #1
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Report suggests the UK is a console nation

Britain loves its consoles...

http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/...nsole-nation/1
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Old 14th Feb 2012, 11:40   #2
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report fails to mention Britain is full of retards.
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report fails to mention Britain is full of retards.
don't you mean chav's ?
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Old 14th Feb 2012, 12:18   #7
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Presumably the study itself isn't public so we can review it then?
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I think PC gamers have better things to do than reply to a survey.
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Old 14th Feb 2012, 12:29   #9
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report fails to mention Britain is full of retards.
don't you mean chav's ?
And foreign criminals!
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report fails to mention Britain is full of retards.
No, it didn't; it said most of Britain plays consoles.
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Old 14th Feb 2012, 12:39   #11
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report fails to mention Britain is full of retards.
don't you mean chav's ?
Nope, I'm pretty sure he meant chavs. Bad apostrophe is bad!

This kind of doesn't surprise me. Brits seem to love their gadgets, whereas in my limited experience of Germans they seem to place more emphasis on proper quality equipment.
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Oh the shame of being from Britain.
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Old 14th Feb 2012, 13:06   #13
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Oh dear Britain.

We also have PC World and DSGi Group, so it isn't surprising

"Intel HD3000 graphics for amazing visuals!" (seriously, i work in field marketing)
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Old 14th Feb 2012, 13:15   #14
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Well, it's to be expected from a country full of FIFA and CoD idiots, as well as being dominated by DSGi who sell craptastic plastic laptops with ancient hardware.
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Presumably the study itself isn't public so we can review it then?
Sadly not; the reports are designed to be sold to industry types for $LARGEMONEY.
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when i was at NVIDIA the other day they told me how frustrated they are with "a certain retailer in the UK" as they focus on price over performance/customer satisfaction with performance.

They've created a focus in the UK on sub 400 being the focus for laptop manufacturers as this is what consumers expect to pay. Apparently this is only true of the UK and the rest of Europe is far more focussed on performance (as evidenced by Germany it would seem...)
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I like Germans even more since I read this story.
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don't you mean chav's ?
It's a bad sign when I was thinking the same thing just by reading the title, and I scroll down to find I'm not alone...
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Ahh the Germans. They truly are the master race.
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