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The Official Wii Fit Thread of Fat Americans (May 19th, $90)

Old 05-21-08, 04:24 PM
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I saw this over on GAF - check out the video of the day:

http://ellen.warnerbros.com/


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I havn't been super interested in video games until the wii came out, its so revolutionary compared to whats out there, so i'm willing to spend the $ for it
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Originally Posted by Brent L


I saw this over on GAF - check out the video of the day:

http://ellen.warnerbros.com/

That's hilarious!
Old 05-21-08, 05:19 PM
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my wife checked two targets, no luck. i wasnt even planning on getting one but i got caught up in the hype
Old 05-21-08, 05:22 PM
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Well, mine has been waiting all day. I bought it for my wife, so she's the one that's going to open it and play with it for the first time. With the kids of course.
Old 05-21-08, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by JasonF
Dammit. It looks like UPS tried to deliver mine while my wife was out of the house. So no Wii Fit for me today.
Who did you order it from? I ordered mine from Amazon and UPS left mine on my front porch since nobody was home.
Old 05-21-08, 05:53 PM
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Does anyone else think there is going to be a glut of these on the second-hand market in a few months when people realize they simply don't like exercising, even when it's fun?
Old 05-21-08, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Numanoid
Does anyone else think there is going to be a glut of these on the second-hand market in a few months when people realize they simply don't like exercising, even when it's fun?
Nah, I think those people are more apt to leave it in the closet, thinking that someday they're going to bring it out and use it again. Plus, would you want to buy one that was used?

I forgot about how heavy this thing is... that'll bring the ebay prices even higher.
Old 05-21-08, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Dvdlovr24
Who did you order it from? I ordered mine from Amazon and UPS left mine on my front porch since nobody was home.
I ordered from Amazon too, but they seem to have an arbitrary system of sometimes leaving packages in my building's lobby and sometimes not. UPS is showing the current status as "delivery attempted," so I assume they didn't leave it for me. The bastards.
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I'd did the Ski Jump (Balance) and the Torso Twists (Strength)... and wow... I'm very out of shape, but it was fun.

Old 05-21-08, 06:55 PM
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I found a Target on my way home from work that had 3 of them left. I picked one up, but I'm waiting to see if my wife is interested. I may take it back or sell it to someone.

I guess I'm still kind of skeptical.
Old 05-21-08, 07:35 PM
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I'm having a problem with the hula hoop and soccer head butt stuff responding fast enough to my tilts - maybe I do need the extenders on to keep it farther off the floor.
Old 05-21-08, 07:54 PM
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I just got back from Target.. I got one.. They had at least 10 left which was VERY surprising.. I'm not gonna open it just yet. I'm not 100% I'm keeping it yet but wanted to get it while it was available. $90 is a lot of scratch if I'm not going to use it a lot..

Basically, if it's like every other workout thing I've bought I'm afraid it will just get old and waste my $90.. I'll wait a week if I can hold out and see what everyone thinks after using it for that long..
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Keep in mind this isn't just an exercise gimmick -- there are almost a dozen games in development that will use the balance board, including a skateboarding game, a boxing game, and the next Raving Rabbids game.

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Originally Posted by JasonF
Keep in mind this isn't just an exercise gimmick -- there are almost a dozen games in development that will use the balance board, including a skateboarding game, a boxing game, and the next Raving Rabbids game.
I'm sure this will be different from every other Nintendo peripheral in history.
Old 05-21-08, 09:34 PM
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Now we can stop wondering why you still can't find Wii's in stock.

Originally Posted by Brent L


I saw this over on GAF - check out the video of the day:

http://ellen.warnerbros.com/

Old 05-21-08, 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Numanoid
Does anyone else think there is going to be a glut of these on the second-hand market in a few months when people realize they simply don't like exercising, even when it's fun?
No, because there will be more games coming along for the Balance Board.
Old 05-22-08, 12:02 AM
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As a big Top Secret! fan, I am hoping for a Skeet Surfing game.

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Old 05-22-08, 07:13 AM
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I'm not sure if this has been posted or not.. If it has, sorry..

http://www.4colorrebellion.com/wii-fit/

That is a great site.. The dude uses his wii fit daily for 7 weeks and blogs about it daily / weekly.. If you just want to read the overall review he gave after the 7 weeks go here:

http://www.4colorrebellion.com/archi...g-video-games/
Old 05-22-08, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by tbird2340
I just got back from Target.. I got one.. They had at least 10 left which was VERY surprising.. I'm not gonna open it just yet. I'm not 100% I'm keeping it yet but wanted to get it while it was available. $90 is a lot of scratch if I'm not going to use it a lot..

Basically, if it's like every other workout thing I've bought I'm afraid it will just get old and waste my $90.. I'll wait a week if I can hold out and see what everyone thinks after using it for that long..
Same here. Does Target allow returns on opened video games?
Old 05-22-08, 08:19 AM
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I don't know any store that will allow returns on open video games.. What would stop people from buying, playing till done, and returning?

I know they will do even exchange if there is a problem with the game but I don't think any stores refund money.
Old 05-22-08, 08:40 AM
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Hey...my little Mii guy is all fat! And a game is yelling at me...for being fat! Now I'm depressed. Time for ice cream to make myself feel better.


In all seriousness, are we doing a Biggest Loser DVDTalk edition based on Wii Fit? Because I'm in.
Old 05-22-08, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by darthlurker
In all seriousness, are we doing a Biggest Loser DVDTalk edition based on Wii Fit? Because I'm in.
I'm preparing a Wii Fit Progress Thread, currently trying to grab some information online since I haven't gotten mine from Amazon yet, it just shipped yesterday. My last order from them arrived in a couple of days so hopefully I'll have mine by the weekend.
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So are any of you fat bitches thin yet?



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