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Old 12-14-02, 05:25 PM
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Gamecube vs GCN

Just a suggestion....when posting about the Gamecube or Gamecube games. If you could use the word "Gamecube" instead of the abreviated "GCN" at least in your subject line and maybe at least once in your post. The reason is obvious to anyone who has tried to do a search for GCN to find out the search engine requres a min. of 4 characters to do a search.
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Old 12-14-02, 05:28 PM
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What about PS2?

But you are right, it's a pain.
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Old 12-14-02, 05:31 PM
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What about PS2?

But you are right, it's a pain.
I don't have one so I hadn't thought about that...but your right...you guys have the same problem.
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Its a Microsoft conspiracy.
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I don't know why, but I hate when people use "GCN".

What's wrong with NGC? We have the N64, not the 64N. We also have the NES, not the ESN.

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That's why I got an Xbox. It's the only console I can search for on the forum.
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I hate GCN also.
OT, but I also hate "PSX2"....
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Old 12-14-02, 09:10 PM
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Howabout we all use GCN! and PS2! That way it'll be searchable and we can all be like really excited too!
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I know. Let's call the Gamecube "Sheila" and the PS2 "Henry."

Less confusion that way. As an added bonus, we can say "I'm going to go play with my Sheila."
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I know. Let's call the Gamecube "Sheila" and the PS2 "Henry."
Why should the Gamecube have a feminine name? Oh yeah right, it's purple so it must be gay?
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Originally posted by KingSmoth
I hate GCN also.
OT, but I also hate "PSX2"....
GCN is the official abbreviation though. PSX2 is wrong.
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Old 12-14-02, 10:52 PM
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Originally posted by Draven
I know. Let's call the Gamecube "Sheila" and the PS2 "Henry."
That's going to cause a little confusion. Mind if we call them both "Bruce" to keep it clear?
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That's going to cause a little confusion. Mind if we call them both "Bruce" to keep it clear?
I loved that Python sketch.
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What's wrong with NGC?
Because thats the Neo Geo Color.
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Old 12-15-02, 02:29 AM
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For whatever reason Nintendo chose "GCN" as the acronym to represent their little cube and I'll stick with it through hell and high water. Even if it is a little "Engrishy"
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Why should the Gamecube have a feminine name? Oh yeah right, it's purple so it must be gay?
NEWSFLASH: Not all women are gay!
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I have ran into this search problem before... Wonder why Mr. Kleinman does't just allow 3 letter words to be searched for....
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http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthr...hreadid=254838
Its not from lack of bitching about it.
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Originally posted by joltaddict
Because thats the Neo Geo Color.
Actually, that would be the NGPC. Neo Geo POCKET Color.

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Originally posted by DreamWeaver88
Neo Geo POCKET Color.
That was the reason Nintendo gave. Im just quoting the party line.
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Originally posted by joltaddict
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Let's just treat all the thread titles like they are eBay sales, all thread titles for the new Nintendo system should include:

GCN Gamecube Game Cube GCube's Starfox for $?? at ???
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Why don't you just use GC? That's most people use it.....
The only other thing I can see getting confused with that is gift certs, but since its video game talk, I'm sure people would understand..... GCN is a little confusing.
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Originally posted by mvc
Why don't you just use GC? That's most people use it.....
The only other thing I can see getting confused with that is gift certs, but since its video game talk, I'm sure people would understand..... GCN is a little confusing.
Well the point is that if you want to search for GameCube posts you can't do a search for GCN and you certainly can't do a search for GC. You can search for gamecube but that only finds the posts with the actually word gamecube in it. Any post that is using just GCN or GC will be skipped. Hence my suggestion that everyone posting a gamecube post try to include the full name at least once in the post.
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