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to think that Nintendo are a bit out of order getting primary school teachers to advertise for them?

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IHeartKingThistle Sun 17-Oct-10 22:38:26

This is my first ever AIBU so a bit nervous, please be gentle!

But is it not a bit weird? I don't really have any strong feelings about Nintendo DSs per se - I have no particular problem with kids having them. I don't much like it when I see really little kids with them, or kids in restaurants, or friends of my DCs glued to them when we have gone to their house to play, but generally I think they look like fun.

This new ad, though, where the junior school teacher takes them into class and talks about what a great educational tool they are - really? I know DSs have some great learning programmes on them, but something about that ad doesn't sit right with me, I don't know why.

IHeartKingThistle Mon 18-Oct-10 22:42:21

Could be, I'm not sure. Is Nintendo sponsoring that blog or something???

Clever marketing people at Nintendo, eh?

aJumpedUpPantryBoy Mon 18-Oct-10 22:48:18

It is her
It says so about halfway down this page

pippoltergeist Mon 18-Oct-10 22:51:54

Isn't it similar to tutoring services bribing schools to send letters home to parents suggesting that parents might wish to consider using the services? Schools get a kick back from every response received.

JamieLeeCurtis Tue 19-Oct-10 13:14:36

It is her - so ner ner ner ner ner

<mature>

IHeartKingThistle Tue 19-Oct-10 14:31:45

grin

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