Study Shows People Bought Kinect to Look Sexier

By Kyle Durant

March 17, 2011

In the weirdest “fad” of the year, some Kinect users thought buying the handless, motion technology would make them more desirable to the opposite sex. A The New York Times study questioned 2000 Kinect owners and found 72% of them bought it “to attract a potential mate”. If you thought those people were pretty stupid…you’d be right! The study also questioned 500 non-Kinect owners by showing them a video of someone using the peripheral and asked “if they would consider mating with that person”. A resounding 100% of them said no. All I can say is what were you people thinking?


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Kyle Durant

Pretty much your above average gamer who plays games profusely and appreciates them even more. Been gaming since the NES but is in love with anything PlayStation. No I am not a typical fanboy...I appreciate each system for their strengths and recognize their weaknesses. I just love the PS brand. (Think along the lines as someone who likes to read but loves one author in particular). Ever since my time as #2 in the world at Resistance 2, I have taken video games much more seriously. Don't get me wrong, I am a laid back, fun guy to game with...but I always play to win.

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