Nintendo Wii said to 'attract cockroaches'
Cue predictable gag from PS3/Xbox fanboys
If you’re not a fan of creepy crawlies then you may want to turn your Wii off. The latest theory crawling through the gaming world is that the console actively attracts cockroaches.
Is your Wii attracting cockroaches?
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The theory can be traced back to Japanese-language gaming website Barks, which claimed that the Wii gives off a cockroach-friendly frequency that attracts the pests better than four-week-old pizza.
Cockroaches aren’t known for their superior hearing abilities, mainly because they don’t have any eardrums. However, according to one online report, the little pests respond to air movements and ground vibrations, detected by hairs on the body.
Most electrical equipment makes at least some sort of electrical ‘hum’. However, it’s doubtful that cockroaches are attracted by the console’s wireless connectivity because rival wireless consoles have not been claimed to suffer similar problems coming up through the cracks.
Reg Hardware would like to know if you think this theory is correct. So, if you’re a Wii owner and are currently bathing in a sea of cockroaches, then drop us a line. Students needn’t apply...
Explains the lack of wiis on the market
I wondered who was buying the damn things up
its impossible to buy a Wii as Nintendo under-estimated demand this year again (see www.duh I screwed up again.com) or ebay if you have £400 to spare
It appears that insect exterminators have bought them all and use that as an excuse to play Tomb Raider on the job.
The Wii certainly DOES attract cochroaches....
..judging by some of the comments on here!
And 360 owners love the cock
i don't care if they can attract wild boars (there seems to be a surplus here in Holland), i'm still getting a Wii
No, since roaches don't have fingers, they, unlike humans, don't have *little fingers*.
The little finger is essential for swimming because you need it to get water out of your ears. And you don't want a soggy brain, do you...