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    Rev Gorgeous 70-inch TV gets perfect Wii-shaped hole

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    Itís Christmas morning in the Mann household in Wisconsin, USA. Santa has brought the best present of all - a rare-as-henís-teeth Nintendo Wii - for the children to share and enjoy. In preparation, the family has bought a whopping 70-inch rear projection TV for their front room. As we predicted, this family didnít wait for their replacement straps to arriveÖ

    Karlee Mann (14) sat by while her cousin Bryce (also 14) dominated the initial few games of Wii Sports Tennis. When Bryce finally gave in to her protests, the heady mix of frustration, adrenalin, anticipation and family rivalry proved too much. In an instant the remote slipped from her hands, the weak Gen 1 strap failed to catch the escaping projectile, and the Mannís $4500 TV took a clean bullet to the head. Oops.

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    click on link that states WIIDAMAGE

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    Holy $#@!, Sad to see that happen to that TV

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    still cant believe it... i actually accidently let go of my remote today, with a 1st gen strap[ i applied for a new one on the first day of euro service but...] and guess what the remote strap worked and the remote hung safely from my wrist... i was playing tennis as well...

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    Ouch!

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    O-Weh damn poor family..

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    Quote Originally Posted by accordian boy View Post
    still cant believe it... i actually accidently let go of my remote today, with a 1st gen strap[ i applied for a new one on the first day of euro service but...] and guess what the remote strap worked and the remote hung safely from my wrist... i was playing tennis as well...
    I'm with you. When I first got my Wii, I tried out Monkey Darts on MonkeyBall, and I actually threw my Wiimote just like a dart a couple times, just to see if that made the dart game more realistic. My straps held up just fine.
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    Hmmm. Nintendo has a warning, it's actually displayed before each game starts.

    The warnings should read:

    1. Don't be a moron. The strap has a tab to help secure the strap, use it, live it, love it. This will help prevent accidental stupidity from causing your remote from killing small children, elderly, expensive tvs, walls, or possibly causing damage to the remote itself.



    2. Don't swing the controller like a moron.
    This will keep you from:

    A) Dislocating shoulders
    B) Tennis elbow
    C) Punching another player

    D) Scaring your room mates

    3. Hold on to the remote. This will definitely prevent your controller from leaving your hands.

    I'd say common sense should be used instead of swinging the controller like a Jedi on steroids and not heeding the warnings CLEARLY displayed before each game.


    Also, if this happens to anyone, I don't feel sorrow/remorse/pity for you, all I'm going to do is laugh. :rofl:

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    Quote Originally Posted by the_eternal_dark View Post
    Hmmm. Nintendo has a warning, it's actually displayed before each game starts.

    The warnings should read:

    1. Don't be a moron. The strap has a tab to help secure the strap, use it, live it, love it. This will help prevent accidental stupidity from causing your remote from killing small children, elderly, expensive tvs, walls, or possibly causing damage to the remote itself.



    2. Don't swing the controller like a moron.
    This will keep you from:

    A) Dislocating shoulders
    B) Tennis elbow
    C) Punching another player

    D) Scaring your room mates

    3. Hold on to the remote. This will definitely prevent your controller from leaving your hands.

    I'd say common sense should be used instead of swinging the controller like a Jedi on steroids and not heeding the warnings CLEARLY displayed before each game.


    Also, if this happens to anyone, I don't feel sorrow/remorse/pity for you, all I'm going to do is laugh. :rofl:
    I agree with this post.
    I can't imagine letting go of the remote why playing the Wii.
    Its their fault, they have to deal with their stupidity.

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