What you do while playing console

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    Question What you do while playing console

    Hi there,
    Here's one for those of you who happen to own a console.
    The situation is known: you're back home after a long day at work, then finally find some time to get a hold on the remote and kick back.

    Now I was wondering - what do you like to do while playing the console?

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    In between action I just fiddle with anything close by. I remember years ago, while playing through Grandia (PSX) I would do this weird thing with the flap on the front of my VCR while waiting for it to load. It used to squeak and move oddly and I'd just... flap it.

    Jaysus I'm bizarre.
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    I do not get this question.

    However, the Nintendo Wii is awesome. Super Mario
    Galaxy comes out in about 3 weeks. This game is
    going to f'ing rule.

    http://wiitracker.com/

    Dang. Wiis are still sold out everywhere. If they were
    as easily available as the 360 was, the 360 wouldn't
    have sold more units in September.
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    I tend to play a game while playing with the console. Dunno... maybe that's just me.
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    The programmer comes home with 12 loaves of bread.


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    > Now I was wondering - what do you like to do while playing the console?
    Usually sit down.

    Not that i've had a console since PS1 -- I broke my PS1 while vacuuming

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    This is a question worthy of YouTube.

    I like to eat, drink, sleep (if the cut scene is long enough), take off my pants, put on my pants, take off other people's pants, and weep about my live as a whole while I am on the console.

    ... That's just me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zacs7 View Post
    > Now I was wondering - what do you like to do while playing the console?
    Usually sit down.

    Not that i've had a console since PS1 -- I broke my PS1 while vacuuming
    I suggest getting yourself a Nintendo Wii. If you can
    find one. Demand is high; supply is low. Unlike the PS3
    where there are already enough units on store shelves
    to last through 2011.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ethic View Post
    I suggest getting yourself a Nintendo Wii. If you can
    find one. Demand is high; supply is low. Unlike the PS3
    where there are already enough units on store shelves
    to last through 2011.
    My god, sir... if they're not paying you for this. Someone is getting ripped off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SlyMaelstrom View Post
    My god, sir... if they're not paying you for this. Someone is getting ripped off.
    They are paying me. THEY'RE PAYING ME WITH JOY DOLLARS!!!
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    Ok, I wasn't clear enough.
    What do you tend to do besides actually playing it (if that be in between action, or waiting for your friends turn to end, or simultaneously while playing a game) ?
    Things the such as eat/drink, hear music, etc

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    What else is there to do but play the game. Sometimes I hover from my seat to my computer and look on gamefaqs, many times I just play the game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by indigo0086 View Post
    What else is there to do but play the game. Sometimes I hover from my seat to my computer and look on gamefaqs, many times I just play the game.
    Cheater!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SlyMaelstrom View Post
    Cheater!
    On rare occasions, most notably Shadows of the Colossus.

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    Well, since you can hold the Wiimote with one hand, I
    can do whatever I want with the other.

    Whatever. I. Want.

    Yes. Even that.

    Playstation and xBox kids, well, can't.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ethic View Post
    Well, since you can hold the Wiimote with one hand, I
    can do whatever I want with the other.

    Whatever. I. Want.

    Yes. Even that.

    Playstation and xBox kids, well, can't.
    I'm sorry, Mario's doesn't get to me like he does to you. Is it the mustache, the bee costume? Or is it snake in a box?

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