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Show Of Hands October 21st, 2013 2:49am

Better luxury gift for that special nerd in your life: a $1,000 PS4+Xbox One combo pack (with games), or a $1,000 3D printer?

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10/24/13 12:11 pm

Forget gifts! I'm keeping the ps4!

HondoBadger TN
10/23/13 4:53 pm

You can make the X Box 1/ PS4 with the printer

DivineApple9 MD
10/22/13 11:21 pm

Why would I ever encourage people to become dirty console plebeians.

MoonFireDancer New Jersey
10/23/13 7:02 pm

Why do you still hold that stereotype in your heart?

10/22/13 4:45 am

a current $1000 printer wouldn't be that good. maybe one for that price in twenty years

Happy Hong Kong
10/21/13 1:33 pm

Geeks would go for the games, but I feel a nerd would appreciate the printer more.

moonlightshadow love in the moonlight
10/21/13 12:53 pm

Can I sub out the Xbox one and ps4 for a super computer I don't mind consoles but they just can't compete with what the power of a good PC can do

xx116xx Christian. Unashamed.
10/21/13 11:05 am

I would say gamer if it was a $1k PC, but I hate consoles.

10/21/13 11:02 am

Last i checked 3d printers cost 8000 dollars(this is back on like may) but yea id go printer, so much potential application

10/21/13 12:32 pm

High end ones cost 8000, but there are now ones that are relatively inexpensive.

Br@ndon Your Soul
10/21/13 10:18 am

Give me 2 PS4's and it's a deal.

Injectable Trump Killed Babbitt
10/21/13 10:15 am

I have a hard time finding fun drafting amd printing an item.

Statek Im from the Internet
10/21/13 8:38 am

Consoles? Ew
Printer in a heartbeat

MichaelTX254 Check User Website
10/21/13 8:01 am

I would want the printer if it was of better quality $1000 isn't a very good printer.

digitalmush24 Montgomery, AL
10/21/13 7:55 am

Coming from a GameStop employee/gamer, go with the consoles. The printing isn't as big of a deal as a new-gen console.

TiltonAllStarz Outside Ur Comfort Zone
10/21/13 2:56 pm

I got a weird look by the kid, at our Gamestop when I preordered both and paid in full.

yepnope Maryland
10/21/13 5:03 pm

What games are you going to get?

10/21/13 7:11 am

I will buy my self a game console, guaranteed. However a 3D printer is a luxury that I would love to have, but not buy for myself.

suppressedID suck it Kyle
10/21/13 6:53 am

Kids are asking about Christmas already, eh Tony?

EarlyBird Portland
10/21/13 6:45 am

3D Printer would the the best thing since sliced bread! I would love to learn how to use it and make neat neat things.

10/21/13 5:46 am

I'm a gamer, but I would still choose 3D printer. Those things are too cool.

refpuz River Vale, NJ
10/21/13 5:16 am

Consoles suck and I would never want one.


refpuz River Vale, NJ
10/21/13 7:30 am

I'm happy with all my PC exclusives that don't look like they run on a toaster at less than 30 FPS.

Statek Im from the Internet
10/21/13 8:40 am

Thanks for beta testing gta v for us, btw

Burntwaffle VA Politics and Pie
10/21/13 5:01 am

I hope they invent a metal 3d printer soon. Of course instead of plastic guns that break after 1shot ppl would make unregistered machine guns.

blockfisher Clinton, CT
10/21/13 5:21 am

They have metal 3d printers already. unfortunatly there so expensive they are only used by organizations like NASA.

Doopy Remedial Americanism
10/21/13 9:07 am

If people wanted to make unregistered machine guns, they could just cut them out of metal with a CNC machine and a program off the Internet.

Fact is, the easiest way to get an unregistered machine gun is to buy one off the black market.

chickencookie Jihad Joe
10/21/13 5:01 am

I cant think of two worse gifts I would want to receive.

gonzoboy Arizona
10/21/13 6:11 am

ahh shoot!... *frenetically searches for receipt

(Thinking, "Well, it looks like it's back to flowers, chocolate, and bling"....)

chickencookie Jihad Joe
10/21/13 6:29 am

I'd never refuse you Gonzo❤️

gonzoboy Arizona
10/21/13 6:39 am

Well now, that's just sweet! This "warms" me rather nicely! Thank you, Miss Cookie!❤️...

TheMadScientist the mad laboratory
10/21/13 4:33 am

I'll wait on the printer until they make more than models. I'll wait on the video game counsels until they are Nintendo.

Burntwaffle VA Politics and Pie
10/21/13 5:09 am

Come on the Nintendo is horrible. Real gamers use the xbox or ps4.

monkees19 New Jersey
10/21/13 6:21 am

"Real gamers" wouldn't exist without Nintendo. Shows how little you actually know

TheMadScientist the mad laboratory
10/21/13 9:14 am

Nintendo is fun. Too many games are too intense. I just want to enjoy myself.

10/21/13 3:55 am

Screw the Xbox and PS spyware ridden stuff, I'm going to design and make cool stuff with my 3-D printer

Klensken phx
10/21/13 2:42 am

I would prefer the 3D printer as a 'nerdy' type-person myself. My PC is all I'll ever need for gaming.

jmw7477 Indiana
10/21/13 2:25 am

Most people are either PS or XBOX. But I think the printer could be used for so much more.

PartyJustin R.O.C.K. in the R.O.C.
10/21/13 1:54 am

Since I'm my own special nerd, probably the gaming :)

PartyJustin R.O.C.K. in the R.O.C.
10/21/13 1:55 am

Although, maybe I'll wait since all the good launch titles are getting delayed anyway. Makes me wish I never pre-ordered.

yankeefan246 Tracy,CA
10/21/13 12:46 am

I'll print myself a ps4 with the 3d printer

10/21/13 12:38 am

If only we could return to the fifth gen <3

DailyAtheist Religious polls
10/20/13 11:12 pm

Printer all the way. Now if it was a top of the line gaming PC I might have swung the other way.

lightsabr2 The Big Sky
10/20/13 11:06 pm

Games = geeks // printer = nerds

CorblaKhan Team Skynet
10/21/13 1:31 pm

I, sir, am a geek, through and through! I would still take the printer... And use it to make pieces for my own board games!

KudosToYou California
10/20/13 10:50 pm

I'd want the printer, but I don't know anyone else that would.

PuppyLvr In love with Listgarten
10/20/13 10:09 pm

3D printer all the way! It's not even close for me.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/20/13 10:06 pm

At least one nerd I know has a lot of video games, but I don't have a 3D printer yet.

KAnne Atlantic City, NJ
10/20/13 9:52 pm

I would rather have the game gear. Dunno how to use a 3D printer.

wego Utah
10/20/13 9:33 pm

Depends on the nerd. THIS nerd would love the printer.

theavgguy I.E.
10/20/13 9:52 pm

Same here.

CorblaKhan Team Skynet
10/20/13 9:21 pm

On the contrary, it is the natural evolution of the phenomenon you describe. Those were full sentences conveying a thought.

CorblaKhan Team Skynet
10/20/13 9:22 pm

Not meant for here. My bad!

10/20/13 9:21 pm

I'd love a 3D printer. I'd give up gaming forever for a lifetime supply of 3D printing stuff.

bnnt Los Angeles
10/20/13 9:12 pm

I'd built an army with a 3D printer.

aj1545 Cat Lady
10/20/13 9:08 pm

Who would bypass a 3d printer? As someone in tech, that is way way cooler than even a lot of video games.

10/20/13 9:08 pm

A 3D printer would be an awesome thing to have.

TiredofIt Texas
10/20/13 9:03 pm

As a nerd, 3D printer all the way

Torfin Never Behind
10/20/13 9:02 pm

XBOX one is evil

drheadman Nowhere in Particular...
10/20/13 9:00 pm

I'll take the PS4. You can have the Xbox. I don't want garbage in my house...

Rainey 633 Stag Trail Road
10/20/13 8:43 pm

My husband wants a 3D printer so badly!