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Comment Be Nice to your Local Gamestop :) (Score 0, Troll) 440

I got my Wii in November and had to do a little searching .My wife went to the local Gamestop and chatted up the manager who told her to call on Tuesday mornings when they Get thier Nintendo shipments in and they would hold the Wii for 24 hours .

I called on the Tuseday morning they held one for me and was palying Wii the that afternoon .
I Ended up buying a Wii Remote charger ,Wii Play, a Nunchuck and got a Gamefly subscription .

So Be nice to your local gamestop employees make sure you order a few extras and games .

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Journal Journal: How The RIAA Is Like 17th Century French Button-Makers 150

Requiring permission to innovate? Feeling entitled to search others' property? Getting the power to act like law enforcement in order to fine or arrest those who are taking part in activities that challenge your business model? Don't these all sound quite familiar? Centuries from now (hopefully much, much sooner), the actions of the RIAA, MPAA and others that match these of the weavers and button-makers of 17th century France will
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Submission + - Wal-Mart docks in Pirate Bay

Greg Kearney writes: "Wal-Mart docks in Pirate Bay

Published: 16th January 2007 16:17 CET
Online: http://www.thelocal.se/6114/

The world's largest retailer has placed ads on the website of the world's largest illegal file-sharing network. In the lead-up to Christmas, banner ads from Wal-Mart began appearing on the website of bit torrent tracker the Pirate Bay, according to Variety.

Wal-Mart used the anti-copyright site to market DVDs of the 'Office Space' movie, as well as 'The Simpsons', 'Desperate Housewives' and 'The Sopranos' television series."

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