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    Quote Originally Posted by Admartian View Post
    Rumour? Sure.

    But FUD? I understand FUD being negative. How is this negative? Becuase some XBox fans dont like it? lol

    Again, it's just a rumour, nothing confirmed, and imo, unlikely. BUt it's not FUD sensitive people...
    Some people just like to scream oh FUUUUUUD! This won't happen though. Don't see amazon having deep enough pockets for this move even if they wanted to sell.




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    Quote Originally Posted by The Sith View Post
    And they have been squashed by MS.?....but hey you guys keep on posting your lies and fud articles in this section. I guess it makes some people feel better......peace im out of here.
    lol

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    Sith went into overdrive in this thread lol. Buddy our beloved xbox division is not going anywhere!



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    Truth is, Greenberg is just a flunkie and has no corporate decision making power at all. The facts are that Amazon has come out and started talking about an Amazon game console. This is intertwined with Steam machines out now. Notice, Amazon, Valve and Microsoft are all based in the Seattle area. It would seem Amazon is looking at this as another investment area from looking at how much they are making, being a retailer for video games. It seems farfetched right now, but this churn is going to increase over this year. There are things called "take over targets" and if the Xbox division is looking scrambled by mid-year, it's going to be ripe as a take-over target. Of course, the whole entertainment division might be against it, but Microsoft is run by the CEO and the board of investors, just like all public traded corporations. They don't pay much attention to Interwebz chatter about personal opinions.
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    Phhhtt Amazon buying Xbox, what next? Ellen Page is gay?

    Wait....what....?
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    Greenberg has spouted nothing but lies this whole gen.
    Anyways who cares if it happens, a sell off is much better than a closure.
    Xbox will likely do better under new management.
    And Amazon is a very strong brand name.
    Both also have the power of green.

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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    Its one of the things people will tweet, post, etc., to get traffic. There isn't any real basis for the rumor lol. Meh.
    He checked with an insider he knows , repeating what was said to him.

    Now whether that source is basing on nothing, sure, but the actual person relaying it shouldn't be blamed like they are.



    Like pretty much everyone in the thread is saying, it's not gonna happen. I think people need to chill and talk themselves down.
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    Just think if this happened though. This topic would have to be stickied on here just to see the comments of "this will never happen" or "It's not going to happen so think what you want, etc etc" to "whatever maaaaang". Would have to create a wall of something...

    "The wall of dammit" would do just fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bitbydeath View Post
    Greenberg has spouted nothing but lies this whole gen. Anyways who cares if it happens, a sell off is much better than a closure. Xbox will likely do better under new management. And Amazon is a very strong brand name. Both also have the power of green.
    I personally dont believe a word of this rumor but thats certainly not because Greenberg denied it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mistercrow View Post
    I personally dont believe a word of this rumor but thats certainly not because Greenberg denied it.
    Yea, I wouldn't be surprised if it started cause of Amazon buying Double Helix.

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    people give Gaf members too much credit. I never seen so many insiders get so much wrong...lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Demi_God View Post
    Just think if this happened though. This topic would have to be stickied on here just to see the comments of "this will never happen" or "It's not going to happen so think what you want, etc etc" to "whatever maaaaang". Would have to create a wall of something...

    "The wall of dammit" would do just fine.
    I would gladly eat that crow because it would be huge if something like this did happen. Would make things very interesting. I personally wouldn't mind seeing what Amazon would bring to the table. But it's not gonna happen.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    people give Gaf members too much credit. I never seen so many insiders get so much wrong...lol
    I wish someone would keep up with these guys and what they say. I don't really know what they have gotten right and what they have gotten wrong. If they have gotten famous for never being right....that's just too funny.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    I wish someone would keep up with these guys and what they say. I don't really know what they have gotten right and what they have gotten wrong. If they have gotten famous for never being right....that's just too funny.
    Currently famousmortimer and Thuway are fighting over Titanfall on PS4, famous says never going to happen, and Thuway says "make noise and it will happen".
    On next weeks show, famous will find out that he has a previously unknown child named Storm, the week after we will find out that Storm is in fact Thuways child and he knew all a long....
    So are the days of our lives........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    I wish someone would keep up with these guys and what they say. I don't really know what they have gotten right and what they have gotten wrong. If they have gotten famous for never being right....that's just too funny.
    Its the usual rumor followed by a CYA(cover your ass) follow up.


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    I thought a few people would find it entertaining that this is a current rumor and now there are sites saying that I’m saying that Microsoft is selling xbox to Amazon. Like I said before I don’t put enough stock in this to even make a thread myself. I really wish this one was closed. I take the blame, I have serious self-awareness problems as I have no idea that I can even cause a commotion like this.”

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    Probably MS trying to smoke out the rat inside that's been giving out info.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    Its the usual rumor followed by a CYA(cover your ass) follow up.
    Yep. Bull$#@!.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    Yep. Bull$#@!.
    Yep. /thread closed.

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    slow news today lol. also lol@ people getting hurt and leaving. what is this, high school?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    Yep. Bull$#@!.
    but how can this be, surely Bligmerk is on the money with his post above?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    people give Gaf members too much credit. I never seen so many insiders get so much wrong...lol
    No. Having an account somewhere doesn't give them any more or less credibility. Does that make Nelson et all any less credible? No. People just get things wrong, simply a numbers game.

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    What really is amazing? We never hear $#@! about Sony. They must be locked up tighter than a nuns.....fill the rest in yourself you filthy minded people


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    Quote Originally Posted by mynd View Post
    What really is amazing? We never hear $#@! about Sony.
    i'm sure if there were, we'd know about it.

    for me, only thing they've done wrong so far is kill the cam/joypad combo.

    back on topic..
    yes, MS suck badly. could Amazon do any worse...

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