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Old February 9 2013, 01:25 AM   #121
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Sorry for the derail, clears up the "pound sign" though....


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The use of "#" as an abbreviation for "number" is rare in Britain and Ireland. Where Americans might write "Symphony #5", the British and Irish are more likely to write "Symphony No. 5".
So why does No. stand for number and not Nu.? Never mind....

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Old February 9 2013, 03:38 AM   #122
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No. is an alternative form of №, which is an abbreviation using the first and last letters of "numero," a form of the Latin (and other Romance languages) word for "number." One such number is 4, which will be the next iteration of the PlayStation, a video game system I vaguely remember reading something about.
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Old February 9 2013, 08:41 AM   #123
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No. is an alternative form of №, which is an abbreviation using the first and last letters of "numero," a form of the Latin (and other Romance languages) word for "number." One such number is 4, which will be the next iteration of the PlayStation, a video game system I vaguely remember reading something about.
Rumour has it it won't be PlayStation 4 but something else, as they did with Vita. So it may actually be PlayStation Orbis and that's not just the code name for it.
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Old February 9 2013, 11:47 AM   #124
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No. is an alternative form of №, which is an abbreviation using the first and last letters of "numero," a form of the Latin (and other Romance languages) word for "number." One such number is 4, which will be the next iteration of the PlayStation, a video game system I vaguely remember reading something about.
Rumour has it it won't be PlayStation 4 but something else, as they did with Vita. So it may actually be PlayStation Orbis and that's not just the code name for it.
If that's the case get ready to bury Sony as the fanbois torch their HQ
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Old February 9 2013, 03:41 PM   #125
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A good effort, but Sony's going to have to work harder than that if it wants to take the Most Ridiculous Console Name title away from the Wii and Wii U.
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Old February 9 2013, 04:42 PM   #126
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Comparison and technical breakdown of the specs of both machines. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/df...rango-vs-orbis
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Old February 9 2013, 06:22 PM   #127
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Comparison and technical breakdown of the specs of both machines. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/df...rango-vs-orbis
Wow looks like some corporate espionage to get that article.
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Old February 9 2013, 06:37 PM   #128
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The Xbox specs were leaked ages ago but no one believed them until it was confirmed by patents that showed up for it.

I think Sony recently announced behind the scenes and that was leaked from there.
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Old February 9 2013, 09:20 PM   #129
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Comparison and technical breakdown of the specs of both machines. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/df...rango-vs-orbis
I'm a computer programmer and I don't understand a god damn thing that article is saying. Both systems can run Tetris, right? That's all I need to know.
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Old February 9 2013, 09:33 PM   #130
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Comparison and technical breakdown of the specs of both machines. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/df...rango-vs-orbis
I'm a computer programmer and I don't understand a god damn thing that article is saying. Both systems can run Tetris, right? That's all I need to know.
Sorry, nope both have had their Tetris logic gates ripped out.
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Old February 9 2013, 11:04 PM   #131
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Tetris, is one of those evil adddictive games.
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Old February 10 2013, 01:52 AM   #132
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Sorry, nope both have had their Tetris logic gates ripped out.
I'm calling it now. The Great Video Game Crash of '05.
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Old February 10 2013, 01:55 AM   #133
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Comparison and technical breakdown of the specs of both machines. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/df...rango-vs-orbis
I'm a computer programmer and I don't understand a god damn thing that article is saying. Both systems can run Tetris, right? That's all I need to know.
Are you sure you're not a potato programmer? It is an easy mistake to make.
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Old February 10 2013, 06:05 AM   #134
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The HDMI input in the MS specs is intriguing.
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Old February 11 2013, 04:32 PM   #135
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This kind of masturbation over hypothetical system specs is really tedious. There's so much speculation about what "might" be possible with these systems, sight unseen. The fact is, nobody's going to know how these systems will work, or stack up against each other, until we see some real ones in action.

Desktop PC manufacturers may be happy to see the upgrade curve pushed again, though.
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