Sixaxis is a palindrome!

#1 Edited by Getz (3017 posts) -

I was just glancing at my ps3 controller from the top and looking at the word Sixaxis upside-down when I noticed it. Am I an idiot for taking this long to realize it? What other secret palindromes are hidden from my diseased, dislexic mind?

Be honest, how many of you already knew this?

#2 Posted by TheUnsavedHero (1255 posts) -

Huh. It is, isn't it? I don't own a PS3 so I never really put it together. Touche Sony.

#3 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

I'm gonna be honest: This thread just blew my mind.

#4 Posted by cloudymusic (1118 posts) -

Seven years later, the true genius of Ken Kutaragi is finally revealed.

#5 Posted by GS_Dan (1403 posts) -


#6 Posted by Hunter5024 (5688 posts) -

I had no idea.

#7 Posted by djou (875 posts) -

Yeah, I'm pretty sure that's intentional since the main characteristic of the controller is symmetrical analog sticks. That's the kind of pretentious crap that Sony was doing back then. I admire the cleverness but just gives me a damn controller that works better.

#8 Posted by FunkasaurasRex (847 posts) -

We're all idiots apparently.

#9 Posted by BeachThunder (11946 posts) -

Wait, really, none of you people realised that beforehand? Hm, you guys are going to love this one then:

Miles 'Tales' Prower = Miles Per Hour.

#10 Edited by MentalDisruption (1635 posts) -

You just shattered my world...

#11 Posted by Dagbiker (6976 posts) -

Gummy Bearry Juice = people (they were the bad guys all along)

#12 Posted by Poppduder (460 posts) -


#13 Posted by MattyFTM (14385 posts) -

Maaaaan. How did we not see this before?

#14 Posted by thebunnyhunter (1423 posts) -

#15 Edited by CrossTheAtlantic (1145 posts) -

#16 Edited by Ramone (2967 posts) -

I'll let Brad express my feelings on this one

#17 Posted by Rokkaku (222 posts) -

Not to spoil the Sixaxis party, but I saw it as soon as I first saw it written down. Sorry guys.

#18 Posted by Bell_End (1208 posts) -

race car


#19 Posted by Wraith1 (561 posts) -

Man my world just got shattered

#20 Posted by ajamafalous (11998 posts) -

@keres said:

Seven years later, the true genius of Ken Kutaragi is finally revealed.

#21 Edited by Tearhead (2168 posts) -

I'm gonna be honest: This thread just blew my mind.

#22 Posted by Ramone (2967 posts) -
#23 Edited by super2j (1697 posts) -

oh shit

#24 Posted by Jams (2961 posts) -

Now all it needs is the "gamer" treatment


#25 Posted by Jay_Ray (1101 posts) -

I can't believe the number of people that are just finding/figuring this out.

#26 Posted by StarvingGamer (8248 posts) -

A man a plan a canal Panama

Wo Nemo toss a lasso to me now

#27 Posted by Bollard (5555 posts) -

FUCK. Alright I'm behind SixaxiS now Sony, sorry if it's too late.

#28 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -

...My god.

#29 Posted by DarthOrange (3864 posts) -

You guys can't all be serious can you?

#30 Posted by CrossTheAtlantic (1145 posts) -

@ramone said:

I think it might be my finest work ever. Hopefully mom will put it on the fridge.

#31 Posted by CollegeGuyMike (389 posts) -

I... Wow. Fuck.

#32 Posted by OfficeGamer (1087 posts) -

I just picked up my Sixaxis and turned it upside down, and my brain proceeded to exit my skull through the back.


#33 Edited by Fattony12000 (7418 posts) -


#34 Edited by EuanDewar (4938 posts) -

oh fuck

#35 Posted by Reisz (1497 posts) -

My lord. . . . . That makes so much more sense. Good eye.

#36 Posted by Getz (3017 posts) -

Not gonna lie, didn't expect so many people to be surprised by this. I wonder if it's this way on purpose...

#37 Posted by ArtelinaRose (1854 posts) -

@rokkaku said:

Not to spoil the Sixaxis party, but I saw it as soon as I first saw it written down. Sorry guys.

Yeah, I... maybe we're just good with words? I don't know.

Now, if you want to talk to me about phoenix downs...

#38 Posted by Getz (3017 posts) -

@artemesia: I'll bite, what's up with phoenix downs?

#39 Posted by hawkinson76 (370 posts) -

I did not notice. But to be fair, I've never owned a PS3

#40 Posted by McGhee (6094 posts) -

Kind of loses its wow-factor when you realize how shitty the sixaxis actually is.

#41 Posted by awesomeusername (4187 posts) -
#42 Edited by Rokkaku (222 posts) -

@getz said:

@artemesia: I'll bite, what's up with phoenix downs?

I think it's a reference to a great Bombcast moment where Jeff (and I, I'll admit it) found out that Phoenix Downs are actually tufts of feathers from a phoenix and not just some Japanese translation RPG item jargon nonsense.

#43 Posted by BeefyGrandmole (351 posts) -

Wow I can't believe I never noticed this. Thank you for this wonderful gift.

#44 Posted by Village_Guy (2579 posts) -

Holy... Consider my mind blown for today. Maybe not, but still good catch.

#45 Edited by EquitasInvictus (2030 posts) -

I can't believe it; I can't believe it took me all these years to actually realize this. Racecar used to be my go-to palindrome but there was an even more obvious one literally in front of my face half the time.

#46 Posted by Jimbo (9814 posts) -

#47 Edited by Tylea002 (2295 posts) -

Ohhhh... DOWWWWWN.

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