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    The Most Expensive Wii In The World Is A Rip Off



    Recession? What recession? Liverpool England's Stuart Hughes likes to cover electronics in gold, call them SUPREME (his caps, not mine), and ask INSANE (my caps, not his) prices for them.

    His latest project is the Nintendo Wii SUPREME, for which he wants the equivalent of US$483,883. The console contains 2,500 grams (88 oz.) of solid 22ct gold and the front buttons house two 78 x 0.25 ct flawless diamonds. The total of both diamonds is 19.5 karats.

    The total value of the gold and the two diamonds is considerably less than what Stuart Hughes is asking. What's more, you'll have to play your SUPREME Wii with a NORMAL Wii Remote.

    Let's say that the gold is US$1,000 an ounce for a total of about $88,185. And the diamonds are about, say, $400 a karat for a total of $31,200 for the diamonds. Both bring the grand total to almost $200,000 not including the price of a Nintendo Wii. Stuart Hughes site says that it takes six months to make one of these things. Stuart Hughes' time is very valuable. Six months will cost you, give or take, $283,000.



    Only three of these will be made. You can buy it online, too. Go ahead, do it.
    Source: Kotaku.com

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    I think I will pass on this one.
    Not really doing much Wii stuff these days.

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    Probably can't even install boot2 on it. That'd be one expensive brick.

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    Maybe Nity will buy one..
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    I will take 2 of those and please wrap them in gold wrapping paper.

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    The word: Pointless comes to mind.

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    I wonder if gold plating invalidates the warranty. Imagine sending that back because it's bricked and they send you a 4.2 refurb instead.
    Not really doing much Wii stuff these days.

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    Is this the guy that appeared on Shark Tank...or Dragon's Den as it is in the UK. I think one of the millionaires backed him if it is.

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    lol thats one pretty door stopper if you brick it o_o

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    I bet it's got the D3-2 chip too

    this Wii = FAIL!

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