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Posted by StaticFalconar

And chlamydia isn't gonorrhea, but it'll do as well.


Can't believe they shipped the PS3 in another box, usually online stores are too cheap and just slap the shipping label right on the box itself and call it day.

Posted by c1337us

@natetodamax: I think you are mistaken here man. Congradulations Brandy thats awesome, how did you pull that one? I would recommend that you try playing Uncharted: Drakes Fortune (still on of my favs on PS3) and Metal Gear Solid 4 of course which is another very good exclusive. Also since you dont have a 360 still you can still play other great multiplats like Oblivion and Bioshock which would be high on my to do list if I hadnt already played them. Hopefully you can complete the trio soon and get into some great Microsoft exclusives like Fable II and Gears of War series etc.

Posted by natetodamax

Is there a story behind this or something?

Posted by tekmojo

Congrats young blood, now get to gaming pronto!

Posted by Out_On_Bail
StaticFalconar said:

Can't believe they shipped the PS3 in another box, usually online stores are too cheap and just slap the shipping label right on the box itself and call it day.
"
For something that expensive they had better cover it up, too many hands touch your mail before you get it.  Also I think with all the rediculous regulations the Post Office has it's not possible to send anything not covered in the right brown colored material.  I know we can't at work, and I work for a mail house that deals with the Post Office daily.  It's gotta be a box or something similar.  Again, I could be wrong. At any rate, they better cover up anything that expensive or someone might get greedy. 

to the OP: congrats on the ps3, enjoy it
Posted by Jayge_
natetodamax said:
"Is there a story behind this or something?
"
She's been blogging about wanting a 360 for like months.
Posted by Bullet_Jr

I'm actually jealous.

Posted by ZeroCast

I support this decision.

Posted by Systech

I don't get it...

Posted by c1337us

Yeh I hadnt realised that she had attached it to the forums when I read it the first time. So maybe a little bit of a back story to go with the picture would have made the issue clearer for people who havent read any of her other blogs, but knowing Brandy there was nothing inflamatory behind this.

Posted by RetroIce4

What the hell is your avatar?

Posted by JoelTGM

enjoy

Edited by crunchUK

enjoy your purchase until you realize you made the wrong o- .....................lol im joking no fanboyism in THIS post!! yes...

Posted by SmugDarkLoser
crunchUK said:
"enjoy your purchase until you realize you made the wrong o- .....................lol im joking no fanboyism in THIS post!! yes...
"
not really.
The Ps3 is a great console.

The wii is the wrong choice.
The 360 is the best choice though.  Ps3 is behind that, but damn, the wii sucks donkey balls.
Posted by natetodamax
Jayge said:
"natetodamax said:
"Is there a story behind this or something?
"
She's been blogging about wanting a 360 for like months.
"
wat
Posted by Claude

Have fun... What to play? What to play?

Posted by LiquidPrince

So you chose to upgrade?

Posted by Snail

Time Zone?

If it's not GMT forget it.

Posted by StaticFalconar
Out_On_Bail said:
"StaticFalconar said:

Can't believe they shipped the PS3 in another box, usually online stores are too cheap and just slap the shipping label right on the box itself and call it day.
"
For something that expensive they had better cover it up, too many hands touch your mail before you get it.  Also I think with all the rediculous regulations the Post Office has it's not possible to send anything not covered in the right brown colored material.  I know we can't at work, and I work for a mail house that deals with the Post Office daily.  It's gotta be a box or something similar.  Again, I could be wrong. At any rate, they better cover up anything that expensive or someone might get greedy. 

to the OP: congrats on the ps3, enjoy it
"
Funny cause the HDTV I ordered for Christmas came in its original box with the shipping sticker just slapped on it. The size of the thing and big Sony brand on it I would have thought it'd be covered up as well. But, to be fair, that was sent through UPS and your experience is with USPS.
Posted by DBoy

That's pretty sweet.
My online name is DBoy Den.... I think....
I'm not on that console quite often, to tell you the truth.

Posted by EightBitWarrior

Welcome to next gen.

Posted by Brandy

@ Everyone - Hopefully my update with the backstory clears up a lot of your questions, yes?

@ c1337us - Thanks for those suggestions, but since (as I posted in the update) I am SO close to getting a 360 (it all comes down to finding one now), I am probably going to get every multiplatform game for the 360, since I will probably become obsessed with achievements really quickly, and will want whatever chance at them I can get. Drake though - yes, I will look into that one.

@ RetroIce4 - My avatar is a scene from the first season of Stargate Atlantis (my favorite show, probably ever - say about it what you will) - girl is a wraith who sucks life out of people through the palm of her hand, which is currently plastered to kneeling dude's chest.

@ Snail - Eastern time zone

Posted by Out_On_Bail
StaticFalconar said:
Funny cause the HDTV I ordered for Christmas came in its original box with the shipping sticker just slapped on it. The size of the thing and big Sony brand on it I would have thought it'd be covered up as well. But, to be fair, that was sent through UPS and your experience is with USPS.
"

In all honesty I'm sure it's the USPS. They are rediculous about the regulations.  It seems like they make stuff up just to make my job harder/their job easier.  I guess I trust UPS a bit more than I trust USPS, but I did watch a show on Nat Geo channel about the UPS superplant somewhere in the midwest.   I could go on about the scale of that place, but it's possible to steal. all in all, I still trust them more than those government workers!
Edited by jakob187

HEY!  You've got a big box with a big black paperweight in it!!!


Now you can make sure your rug stays on the ground and doesn't move!!!  Good job.  = D

Also, I know your pain as far as trying to get a 360 from Microsoft for reviewing purposes.  *sigh*  What a hassle.  But it's good to see that Sony is gung-ho.  Is it a debug unit, or do they even bother with debug units in this day and age anymore?  lol
Posted by Brandy

@ Jakob187 - This is a retail unit - asked about debugs (to see if that was easier for them), but hey, this definitely works too. ;-)

Posted by psychomode

sweet :D

Posted by Eric_Buck

Trust me. The PS3 is a much better choice. In my opinion of course. I've had both. Note the past tense HAD. This is because I no longer have the xbox. Due to it being as fragile as an egg.

Posted by MB
Eric_Buck said:
"Trust me. The PS3 is a much better choice. In my opinion of course. I've had both. Note the past tense HAD. This is because I no longer have the xbox. Due to it being as fragile as an egg.
"

Did you read the original post?  There was no choice, it was sent to her by Sony...
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Edited by KnightsofRound

PS TRIPLE.  Congrats, and welcome to HD gaming, I just joined too :D

I'll send you a friends request next time I'm online.

Posted by KindGalaxy

girls should play the Wii.

Shit just hit by my XBLA-loving (Poker Smash, kindgalaxy84, check your top 10 bitches!), PS3 Golf-enjoying wife, ouch!
Edited by Karmum
Brandy said:
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Online name is Leonomnom - get to adding me bitches!

UPDATE: Ok, maybe my post was a bit too cryptic yes? YES, I still want a 360 (and tonight I earned enough at Gamestop to actually buy one, but they didn't have any Jasper Pro units in, or I definitely would have bought it). The PS3 was sent to me by Sony (read: I write video game reviews, articles, etc. for a website) - no money out of my pocket, no choosing a PS3 over a 360... I'm just a very lucky girl (see previous blog post where I received a Wii from Nintendo). Why not get a 360 from Microsoft? They unfortunately don't offer them (well, not in the same way - LONG story, just trust me), so I'm stuck buying one on my own. Clear now, yes?
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WHAT? Give me the hook up! Game writers unite!





To be somewhat serious, congratulations. I'm quite jealous, however. Less of it being free, more of it being I want a PS3. That just rhymed, so hook me up!
Posted by Jayge_
Karmum said:
"WHAT? Give me the hook up! Game writers unite!





To be somewhat serious, congratulations. I'm quite jealous, however. Less of it being free, more of it being I want a PS3. That just rhymed, so hook me up!
"
Trust me Nicky, you don't count.
Posted by LordAndrew
natetodamax said:
"Jayge said:
"She's been blogging about wanting a 360 for like months."
wat"
Perhaps I'm misunderstanding your message, because there's not actually anything there to make it clear what you're talking about; but Brandy is indeed female.
Posted by Captain_Fookup

Congrats on the free PS3, I know everyone on here who's "Microsoft" aligned would take it as well.

Posted by Brandy
LordAndrew said:
"natetodamax said:
"Jayge said:
"She's been blogging about wanting a 360 for like months."
wat"
Perhaps I'm misunderstanding your message, because there's not actually anything there to make it clear what you're talking about; but Brandy is indeed female.
"
Thank you for coming to my defense, LordAndrew - yes, I am in fact female. :-P I would post a link to a picture or something, but I've seen how you (a collective you, not aimed at any one person) act when girl pictures start appearing (not that I'm anything great to look at - but still). ;-).
Posted by BraindeadRacr

You're missing out on the great technical breaks-every-six-months-while-pretending-to-be-a-Boeing-747-Jet-Engine wonder that is the Xbox 360, ma'am. :(

Posted by Claude

Are you going to review PS3 games now?

Posted by Bruce

Nice.