(poll) Which console has the most retarded name?

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Taleweaver, Jul 21, 2013.

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Which console has the most retarded name?

  1. Wiiu. Or is it wii u? In any case: the nintendo one

    21 vote(s)
    26.6%
  2. Ouya. Tarzan could do the commercials on this console

    18 vote(s)
    22.8%
  3. Xbox one. Because how else would you name your THIRD console?

    36 vote(s)
    45.6%
  4. PS4. Check out the originality on THOSE guys!

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  5. Hah! I know a MUCH MORE stupid console name. It is the ...<please explain>

    3 vote(s)
    3.8%
  1. Taleweaver
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    Yeah, I'm bored. But at the same time, I'm amazed nobody else threw up this poll already. Basically: which is the most retarded console name of the upcoming generation?


    And as much as I hate to admit it: there are actually multiple strong candidates for this category. :(
     


  2. TyBlood13

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    Oh I'm pretty torn between Ouya, Xboned, & Wii U. At least Wii U sorta makes sense since it is a modified Wii, but it just sounds dumb. Kinda like NES & SNES. Xbox One's name wouldn't be so stupid if it was actually the first Xbox.

    Nvm, it's Ouya
     
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    There have been many really awful names recently, but the Xbox One still wins by a large margin. The name confuses not only probable purchasers, but also makes a mess when you're trying to refer to the first Xbox. It doesn't sound good, either. "One" is an incredibly cheesy attempt to follow the minimalist trend that's been around lately. And "Xbox" was already cheesy in the first place.
    The 'Wii U' name does a superb job of making people NOT buy the product, but it still hurts itself less than the One, making it almost OK by the low standards of names in recent consoles.
    Ouya is stupid. It's on the same level as "Zeebo". But the competition makes it look decent.
    PS4 is unoriginal and much like having no name, but compared to what else is out there, it's awesome.

    More people should name their consoles like "Wonderswan" or "Dreamcast".
     
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  4. Duo8

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    Wii U. Dumbest name Nintendo ever came up with.
     
  5. ComeTurismO

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    I'd say the Xbox One since that it's not the first console of Microsoft, and they're pretty much cancelling out their previous consoles. What's next - Xbox Two in another 8 years? LOL
     
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    First I thought Wii U was stupid, because it confuses people thinking it's an add-on to the Wii etc. I don't like the Ouya name, but I don't consider it a real console either.

    But now, I think Xbox ONE is the worst name. Because it isn't the first console, so "one" is.... bad. If it was called just "one" and not "xbox one" it would have been better. Then the all-in-ONE thing would work better. Microsoft ONE.
     
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  7. Fishaman P

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    You're gonna have to think back before the turn of the millenium to find stupid names.
    Maybe Wikipedia would help too.

    I vote for the Japan-only FM Towns Marty, released in 1991.
     
  8. xist

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    The SAM Coupé is my pick as the most stupid sounding console. Imagine that in a conversation...
     
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  10. Blaze163

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    The Super Nintendo didn't have a cape, and therefore was not super. See Superman and the fact that he has a cape for details.

    But seriously, none of the consoles these days have a decent name. Nintendo have named their consoles after bodily functions, Xbox I can only assume has an 'x' in it in a failed attempt to sound 'cool', Playstation is just numbered iterations these days. Whatever happened to naming your consoles after fierce creatures and the like? OK, the Jaguar may have sucked ass, but it had a decent name at least.
     
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    Yeah but Mario did

    [​IMG]
     
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    Hence why it's SUPER Mario Brothers.

    I'm gonna go model a cape onto my SNES.
     
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    Well DC Comics probably would of sued Nintendo :rofl:
     
  14. TheCasketMan

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    Sony keeps it clean and simple. It is between Wii U and Xbox One. Wii U sounds like an ambulance(wiiuwiiuwiiuwwiu) and i think it is the most stupid name ever. Xbox One is also stupid, but atleast they are honest and it makes kinda sense(they took 359 steps backwards afterall).
     
  15. kenenthk

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    That reminds me of....

     
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    I forgot to mention Ouya. Well what did you expect, it is an android device. They are the masters of creating random and cheesy names. Gamestick, HTC One, MyTouch 4G, Droid Incredible, Samsung Galaxy SII Epic 4G Touch, etc. Even Sony wants to join in with PS Vita.
     
  17. The Real Jdbye

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    Definitely the Wii U. The XBox One is a stupid name at first but you quickly get used to calling it that and it just kind of sounds right. Wii U is going to sound weird for the console's entire life span, just like the Wii. It got easier later on when everyone knew what it was, but it still sounded weird.
     
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    I love Nintendo Gameboys, but I have to say the Gameboy Pocket. I could never fit the damn thing in my pocket because it was too big XD
     
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    Wii U is quite retarded.
    Xbone got my vote because its just extremely stupid and can be shorted to that fun little word.
    PS4 is meh. Sony probably has the best naming system. No point with fancy names if you're going to fuck it up like the other two morons.
    Ouya is fine. I dunno why anyone would actually dislike it. Nothin' really wrong with it.
     
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    Gameboy. It is most definitely not a boy.

    I hate it when I Nintendo 64 and I end up Super Nintendo Entertainment Systeming all over the place. Don't even get my started on when I roll over at night just to GameCube.
     
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