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tokilamockingbrd said:
rocketpig said:®1=America&cons2=X360®2=America&cons3=X360®3=America&start=39026&end=39453

Look at this chart from 11/4/06-1/1/08. There has to be more to the shortage than "unexpected demand". While the sales are better in 07's holiday, they're not better enough to warrant a shortage.

Changing factory lines? Retrofitting RRoD fixes? New SKUs? Dunno, but blaming the holiday season makes no sense.

I hate to tell you this, but it is not very hard at all to find an Xbox360 around here... so maybe the bad sales are, the later adopters are going with PS3. Right now the Brand is the best thing the PS3 has going for it(and the blu- ray win)

The shortage isn't everywhere but it definitely exists. I've talked to three different people in the retail industry and they say "no, the shortage is real" and "we're not getting our orders filled". None of these people even like the Xbox.

I think Bod even mentioned something about this in another thread. 

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