Monday, December 3, 2007

Wii-Search


Big Daddy and I have been frantically searching under every rock and crevasse for a Wii console or bundle pack. We have checked buy.com, bestbuy.com,circuitcity.com, target.com, walmart.com, samsclub.com, compusa.com, directron.com, outpost.com, newegg.com, amazon.com, kmart.com, samgoody.com, sears.com, toysrus.com , fao.com, the actual Ninetindo/Wii site-all to no avail. Yes, it is true there are some greedy folks on Ebay offering up their own $650. version which we refuse to purchase.
This is the first time that we have ever had the unfortunate experience to be caught up in all of the "must have" Christmas gift hype. Fortunate for us we missed the Tickle me Elmo, Cabbage Patch, the PS2, the Ipod, etc... those things at the time our kids were not "demanding". But this year all three of our kids have banded together and asked for this as a "family gift". Of course my game loving husband saw the sentimentality in that statement. Me, not so much. But I am searching for this needle in a haystack. Even calling in favors to friends that are store managers and friends that are currently abroad. Even to a friend that has a sibling that works for Amazon. Lines are cast, but alas no bites! Heck! It is driving me mad!
I know! I know, all to well what World of War CRACK did to my kids (they insist that they still require a daily hit, as does Big Daddy-the intervention clearly didn't work.). And I know I am crazy for putting so much time into looking for a close cousin in the gaming world. But as parent we do what we can to bring happiness to the household-if even for a little while. They do all play well together. And the kids friends want to come over and play-and then I know what all goes on if they are in my house. Yes, there are other motives. But they are genuine and real, especially if you have teenagers.
Readers, if you have any leads please let me know. Wii-Search! Please help me in my Wii-Search.

13 comments:

Sisters Two said...

Don’t freak out! I have been looking and can’t find one either. So let me know if you find one or maybe two!



Judy

Anonymous said...

what? You cant find Wii? CC

Leigh said...

Jud-will do! agreed
CC-Wii, wii, no wii.

Anonymous said...

I have a computer friend that's always searching the web for "deals"...I've asked him for help...will let you know:)
Love
Sandie

Anonymous said...

jason would be your best bet... jim and i (we) are completely clueless!!!!

Anonymous said...

Sorry ....Shawn said lots of luck ...but he'll keep an eye out for you.
Blog looks great...Great Photos...
I'm leaving now, but wanted to shoot this one over to you....now don't do anything I wouldn't do..
Love lin

Anonymous said...

Leigh, I'm in your same boat!
Please someone, help us find a paddle!!!
Jean

Anonymous said...

someone on the al.com helena forum is looking for your e-mail address to delivery your Wii !!!!!! I did not want to give it out without your blessing

Leigh said...

Holy Cow! Are you serious? Yes-it is on my profile. Just give my blog address lbratina.blogspot.com and direct them to profile. It is on there. MUCHO Gracious!
I am trying to not get to excited...just in case.....

Leigh said...

Anon-BTW-thanks for letting me know.

Anonymous said...

GOOD LUCK...I'll keep an eye out. They are hard to find! I hope you are doing well.
Kay

Anonymous said...

Well did al.com person "score" you a Wii or are will all still helping with your christmas shopping ? (:

Leigh said...

Still no wii.....so please keep looking. So very thankful!!!