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Discussion in 'South East Regional Discussion' started by Entropy, Aug 14, 2003.

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  1. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    According to a story in The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is planning to drop the price of the Xbox by $30 (to $149) next month.

    Citing people familiar with the company's plans, the Journal said Microsoft may also start selling a limited-edition Xbox packaged with its Halo shooting game, for $169.
     
  2. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Cool! I have heard alot about the first Halo, but I havent had the chance to play it yet.
     
  3. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Planning to buy an X-Box?
     
  4. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    No, I just play on Dennis' alot. Rented out HALO this weekend, and the multiplayer is alot of fun.
     
  5. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    As predicted:

    (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. on Monday cut the price on its Xbox video game console, in an expected move seen as a boost to the game publishing industry ahead of its biggest gathering of the year.

    Other notes:

    Analysts and publishers say the move was necessary for the game industry to achieve its growth targets for the year, and some have even raised the idea of prices going to $129.

    Microsoft loses money on Xbox sales but makes money on sales of video games.

    Prices on some of their games have also been cut.

     
  6. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    In the news:

    SAN ANTONIO - A Texas woman heating fish sticks was shot in the leg by a gun that had been stashed in her oven. The police said that a friend of hers had hidden the .357 caliber handgun in the stove two weeks earlier without telling her after she told him no guns were allowed in her house. No charges have been filed because the shooting was accidental.

    ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - City officials were so concerned about the potentially dangerous properties of dihydrogen monoxide (an odorless, tasteless chemical that can be deadly if accidentally inhaled) that they considered banning foam cups after they learned the chemical was used in their production. Then they learned, to their chagrin, that dihydrogen monoxide ? H2O for short ? is the scientific term for water.

    PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian man cut off his penis when he said he was visited by four hungry spirits in a dream and he had no chicken or duck to offer them. Villagers in the deeply impoverished southeast Asian traditionally offer chicken, duck or cake to the spirits of the dead to ward off bad luck.
     
  7. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    OUCH!!!
     
  8. Lodreh

    Lodreh Jedi Master star 4

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    Why can't I be visited by a succubus?

    Lod-Reh SaJon ~
    "If you seek knowledge and understanding look to the Force. If you seek pain and suffering look no further than me."
     
  9. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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  10. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Hmmmm... seems to me that one should keep a handy supply of chicken, duck, or cake around the house, eh?
     
  11. joe-da

    joe-da Jedi Padawan star 4

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    sounds like his luck couldn't get worse...
     
  12. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Who knows? What if the spirits come back? What can he offer them NOW? :)
     
  13. joe-da

    joe-da Jedi Padawan star 4

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    He's already given away his pride...

    Maybe he can dig out his butt hole?
     
  14. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    ............!!!!
     
  15. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I just came into noticed that there is a the new Nickles circulating. Has anyone else seen one?
     
  16. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    You mean the coin? I didnt know they were doing that. Whats different about it?
     
  17. joe-da

    joe-da Jedi Padawan star 4

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    new nickELs? where? what? how?

    I thought I got rid of one a few years ago... (personal in-joke...)
     
  18. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    They are releasing two new variants. One commemorates the Louisiana Purchase (out now). The other commemorates the Louis and Clark expedition (fall of 2004).
     
  19. joe-da

    joe-da Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Lois & Clark? That 90s suped-up man show?

    Or the explorer folks? Louis & Clark? (which you wrote, but just checking)
     
  20. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Ah, cool, Entropy. I havent seen it yet, but will be on the lookout for it. Are you trying to collect them?
     
  21. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Nope. Just thought it was neat. I'll probably give the one I've got to my mom. She likes to collect stuff like that.
     
  22. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    Cool. I will let you know if I happen across one.
     
  23. eddie-wan-kenobi

    eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I have the La. Purchase one in my pocket now. I'll hold onto it if you want it Entropy.
     
  24. JediRiff

    JediRiff Jedi Knight star 5

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    I still havent even seen one. :(
     
  25. Entropy

    Entropy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Thanks, but I've got one for my mom, and I'm sure I'll run into plenty more before it's all said and done with. Heck, you can still find the Bicentinial quarters and wheat pennies in circulation today. I just thought it was cool and figured you guys might think so too.
     
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