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Old 09-15-2017, 10:12 AM
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why?

i have no idea what "TI" means for computer components
On those graphics cards I believe it stands for titanium.
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I find men are pretty simple creatures, actually...just figure out what they like (BJs, chicken pot pie, good scotch, whatever) and then give them lots of it, and they're pretty compliant.

Manipulating women...now THAT's hard. Probably because most woman have no clue what they like.
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Old 09-15-2017, 11:38 AM
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But he is probably flashing back to Texas Instruments.
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Old 09-15-2017, 02:09 PM
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But he is probably flashing back to Texas Instruments.
Yup
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Old 09-15-2017, 02:22 PM
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Well, in 1980 I took my entire paycheck and bought an Intellivision console ($300) and five or so games (@$30 per). Just sayin'.

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I started looking into an Xbox 1 S for social reasons. I want to have Guys Nights where I invite people over for beer and video games. People don't like me enough to come over just for me. I'm leaning to Xbox so I can also game with my nephew in another state.

It seems crazy expensive.

It looks like they don't sell the Xbox 1 (non S) anymore, and the used ones aren't that cheap, so a new one it is...

Xbox 1 S: $200 - 250, (reasonable price)

Online Subscription: $60 per year, (okay, that's the current reality)

Second Controller: $60 (WTF, how does it not come with two controllers?? okay so the system really costs ~$300 because a second controller is a must)

Games, how about Injustice 2, a good fighting game for all our testosterine: $60
...Really, game prices are still that high? Okay I'll probably only buy two or three games anyway... Oh wait here it is for $40.... No, that $40 is for extra downloadable characters you can fight with......WTF


A $250 console is fine, but paying $400 just for the bare minimum (2 controllers, a couple of games that dont even come with all their content) plus it seems they are giong to keep bleeding me dry...

Am I reading this wrong? Is it really $400-500 for a useable system even a few years after it comes out? Should I just try to get everything used?
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yeah, but you're a nerd
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