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Wii / Wii U Cigarette ash proves a drag for Nintendo's Wii

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by mikeuk2004, 4 Feb 2008.

  1. mikeuk2004

    mikeuk2004 What you Looking at Fool!

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    http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2008/02/04/wii_super_smash_bros_brawl_clean/

    lol blaming cig smoke for the poor performance of their big game. Must have taken them a while to think of that one.
     
  2. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    it is possible.... i think....
     
  3. E.E.L. Ambiense

    E.E.L. Ambiense Acrylic Heretic

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    This I would classify under common sense. Friggin' morons. If you can see smoke, there are particles in it, right? :rolleyes: Hell, there are particles in air, but that's just splitting hairs.
     
  4. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    If you've seen the inside of a smoker's car, it's perfectly reasonable for this to happen tbh. It is a slight design flaw, but with a perfectly reasonable cause.
     
  5. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg What's a Dremel?

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    I had to clean a lens on my pubs old style projector (three bulbs) I took a damp cloth over one of them and made a few mm indentation in the tobaco that had accumulated on the thing, it was horrible.
     
  6. themax

    themax What's a Dremel?

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    Up until now I have never heard of smokers being blamed for something like this? How do they know the user's complaining are smokers?
     
  7. Thacrudd

    Thacrudd Where's the any key?!?

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    If you've ever took anything from a smoker's house and took it to a non-smoking area you know where it came from.
     
  8. willowthewhite

    willowthewhite Minimodder

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    If only the microsoft boffins had thought of this for the reason for the red ring of death.

    And before anyone points out that non-smokers experience the red ring of death, I expect to see non-smokers experiencing this problem with there wiis in the next couple of months
     
  9. mikeuk2004

    mikeuk2004 What you Looking at Fool!

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    But why are smokers to blame for one game?? surely all the other games will be effected also?
     
  10. themax

    themax What's a Dremel?

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    Thats what kinda stumps me. Nintendo just blankets the issue as a smoker issue....and the folks at kotaku just readily accepted such an excuse, as if non-smokers experiencing the problem were all smoking at the time their games had issues lol.
     
  11. FaIIen

    FaIIen origami killer

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    I remove dead skin and hair from my computer fans each week ..also called DUST. I don't see why tobaco smoke should be any different.
     
  12. WhiskeyAlpha

    WhiskeyAlpha What's a Dremel?

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    Probably because you don't shed tar and nicotine lol.

    Seems a bit of a far fetched claim tbh. But then that's coming from a smoker
     
  13. Smilodon

    Smilodon The Antagonist

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    I have seen computer fans stop because of dust mixed with tar and nicotine. It's friggin' disgusting!

    I have no problems believing that a lens could fail because of some tar buildup.
     
  14. Twitch

    Twitch What's a Dremel?

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    As a smoker, I can't imagine why anyone would really want to smoke inside a house... It does get freakin disgusting.
     
  15. Major

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    I read somewhere the new Super Smash Bros Brawl CD uses a different kind of coating or something along the lines of that, so it's affected by the smoke.
     
  16. chrisb2e9

    chrisb2e9 Dont do that...

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    it makes sense to me. I have moved into apartments after smokers have lived in them. everything has a residue and is slightly yellow. I woked at a casino once that had seperate break rooms for smokers and non smokers. everything in the smoke room was tainted yellow while the non smoke room was nice and clean.
     
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