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Submitted by TheNewSquid 546d ago | news

Strip Club Billboard Ad Is Replaced With the “Nintendo X-Box”

News 12 The Bronx covers a controversial local story and shows off their lack of gaming knowledge. (Culture, Xbox One)

hop3lessfray  +   546d ago
"She's my Xbox and her name is Sony" seems pretty appropriate here...
xHeavYx  +   546d ago
Pff, everybody knows that Nintendo is making the PS4, it's Sega the one making the Xbox
SolidStoner  +   546d ago
So don't change the dizzle, turn it up a little
I got a living room full of fine dime brizzles
Waiting on the Pizzle, the Dizzle and the Shizzle
G's to the bizzack, now ladies here we gizzo....

Drop it like it's hot
Drop it like it's hot

;)
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YNWA96  +   546d ago
Its not....
mewhy32  +   546d ago
Replacing a great billboard with crap. It should be labeled, "Microsoft and the NSA giving you the shaft." Da Bone.
Insomnia_84  +   546d ago | Funny
CONFIRMED!

Nintendo to buy the Xbox division!

Leaked by Bronx News channel.
Eonjay  +   546d ago | Funny
I love these small reminders. That no matter how dumb I feel sometimes, Its still a long way down.
cyguration  +   546d ago
@Eonjay

Son, you haven't seen nothing yet.

I present to you: YouTube's comment section
http://stupid-youtube-comme...
NarooN  +   545d ago
@tvensky

u wot m8
MazzingerZ  +   545d ago
It's just people that grew up with gaming but quit during adulthood or has only had contact with it via relatives and so on, they could also have said the "Atari xbox" in many places in Europe a "playstation" means gaming console just like "Iphone" means for many smartphone, it's the power of branding

I recall when I was a kid calling any adhesive tape "scotch"

What the add is wasn't really important for the story, just that the strip club add is switched to one with a gaming console...nothing to do with intelligence really
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mohuz2  +   545d ago
yeah, isn't Atari the one who made the Vita?
3-4-5  +   546d ago
Some people are so dumb, they don't know they are dumb, they actually think they are smart.

That is how FAR from smart they really are.

Those people were in charge of putting this billboard up.

People like this, RUN companies........mostly into the ground though.

It's stuff like this that makes the rest of the world think " All Americans are stupid" ...

How can we argue with them?
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TheNewSquid  +   546d ago
Well, the problem isn't with the billboard itself, but with the news outlet that covered it. They didn't even notice that the "Microsoft" in the corner of the billboard meant this was a Microsoft product rather than a Nintendo one.
jamz4  +   546d ago
"they don't know they are dumb"

How very fitting that you write this and then flame the billboard company instead of the TV station...
TwilightSparkle  +   546d ago
everyone is dumb till they learn
3-4-5  +   546d ago
ahhh lol I deserve that. :-)

I read it as the billboard company. And I did read the article too. embarrassing.

O well.
rainslacker  +   546d ago
They're ignorant, not dumb. Ignorance is the lack of knowledge. Dumb is the inability to gain knowledge or not being intelligent.

For instance. You were ignorant for thinking that the billboard company put this up. You are not dumb, because you realized your mistake and learned from it. At this time, you are no longer ignorant on the subject at hand. Circle of life and all that.
ChrisW  +   546d ago
I don't get it...
iMixMasTer872   546d ago | Spam
ElitaStorm  +   545d ago
OMG Microsoft was trying to take advantage of the strip club billboard situation to spread the word out there on TVs and BOOM nintendo is working with microsoft? lol
malokevi  +   545d ago
Gotta get a Sorny, or maybe a Panaphonics.
Majin-vegeta  +   546d ago
Nintendo xbone??XD ROTFLMFAO XDDDD
ape007  +   546d ago
LOL
nick309  +   546d ago
Xbox U
PickAShoe  +   545d ago
Ubox
jony_dols  +   546d ago
Wii One (we won)
IVanSpinal  +   546d ago
One 4 U OUYeA!!!!
iMixMasTer872   546d ago | Spam
Relientk77  +   546d ago
I think by now its mostly common knowledge considering Xbox has been around since 2001. It takes 1 second to Google this lol if you're not sure.

*edit: on the billboard on the bottom right it clearly says Microsoft, just wow facepalm lol
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Dlacy13g  +   546d ago
Just shows how great journalism is in todays world. I still can't believe how bad news organizations are becoming about fact checking. Prime example was from one of my local TV stations KTVU when they were reporting on the SF Asiana Plane crash...

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Still makes me laugh that she reads those names off with out a second thought!
hop3lessfray  +   546d ago
Speed > Fact checking.
Galletto3  +   546d ago
Better to ask forgiveness than spend two seconds on Google
Alduin  +   546d ago
The comments on the URL for the article are pretty funny, too. Good find.
BattleTorn  +   546d ago
Does the picture show anything?

All I see in a Microsoft Xbox One billboard...
younglj01  +   546d ago
you have too watch the video too get the joke...
hop3lessfray  +   546d ago
The article also calls it the "Nintendo X-Box."

http://geekparty.com/wp-con...
BLAKHOODe  +   545d ago
There is nothing wrong with the billboard. The news anchor in the video says the new billboard is for the "Nintendo Xbox".
younglj01  +   546d ago
lmao
Hicken  +   546d ago
Mainstream journalism isn't much better than gaming journalism.

But we all knew that.
Godlovesgamers  +   545d ago
You must not read many articles here on N4G to say that. Yeah this one is a blunder, but so much so you're going to compare mainstream news journalism to gaming journalism?!

What a joke.

Gotta try harder. Your own logic can be used against you; your stance is hypocritical.
SeraphimBlade  +   546d ago
Can't wait to get my Nintendo Xbox and play Tom Clancy's Call of Honor!
don't you mean Shigeru Clancy's mario of honor?
2cents  +   546d ago
Wow, that's hilarious!

So... Now will Nintendo sue for damaging their image?

Ahhh haha.... I keed I keed
Insomnia_84  +   546d ago
Lol
BattleTorn  +   546d ago
THANK YOU +
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Roman3mPiRe86  +   546d ago
Yup no problemo
pyramidshead  +   546d ago
Top. Lels.
Sarick  +   546d ago
ROFLAO, So, people wonder why some journalist can't be trusted with unbiased news. For starters this is a fine example of one that didn't even know they was reporting an unrelated company brand with the wrong console.
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This shouldn't surprise anyone. were just a week removed from 2Dees & 3Dees. i wish i was there that day because i would have said, '' read that again, and please tell me WHERE THE F**k DO YOU SEE AN APOSTROPHE AFTER THAT D*MN D.
Fergusonxplainsall  +   546d ago
Oh, this strip club is from the future. The year 2020AED to be exact.

Thanks guys for a good laugh.
xKugo  +   546d ago
Stupidity in it's purest form.
#Speechless
christocolus  +   546d ago
What's all the fuss about?...anyways Nov 22 couldnt come soon enough....nice
DanielForth  +   546d ago
SOOOOO Controversial
Feocart  +   546d ago
Thank you internet for providing my daily dose of stupidity.
VforVideogames  +   546d ago
Now where in hell does it says NINTENDO XBOX? Or is it just a joke cause I don't get it and I don't see it.
rainslacker  +   546d ago
The news agency reporting the story called it the "Nintendo Xbox". The sign itself is fine.

That would be a pretty funny gaff if it were on the sign itself though. Would put their Killzone on MS facebook page to shame.
SilentGuard  +   546d ago
where in the picture does it say Nintendo X-box?
Kenshin_BATT0USAI  +   546d ago
Nintendo did buyout Microsoft last week. So yeah...
thebudgetgamer  +   545d ago
Boo!
Felonycarclub8  +   545d ago
I can't wait for that next gen Mario halo crossover lol
Chrisgamerguy  +   545d ago
Xboxstation u
PickAShoe  +   545d ago
UPlayOneStation
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nope111  +   545d ago
Living in the Bronx sucks. Except the zoo.
BlaqMagiq24  +   545d ago
Cant wait to pick this up and Halo Mario Edition. Thats going to be Game of the Year. Just you watch.
BLAKHOODe  +   545d ago
Top reporting! Fox News better snatch her up before CNN does.
Hayabusa 117  +   545d ago
But but...I don't get it. The billboard is clearly labelled "Microsoft", with "Xbox One" and "Jump ahead" written on it. Where's the Nintendo Xbox billboard?
silvacrest  +   545d ago
i know, i keep thinking "am i losing my mind" but it clearly does not mention anything regarding nintendo
TheNewSquid  +   545d ago
The billboard is correct. The news outlet that covered the story called it the "Nintendo X-Box" in the article, the video, AND the caption to the video.
silvacrest  +   545d ago
okay gotcha, i'll read the article next time :)
TNTgamer  +   545d ago
Thats not the only one, heres another, has Microsofts marketing department been sniffing glue? http://n4g.com/news/1349455...
Bobbo44  +   544d ago
EDIT: Nevermind just read other comments. That's kinda pointless, and a little misleading.
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