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The Big Robb
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When people call the Playstation the PSX what the hell does the X stand for?

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Well think about it. The PS. Doesn't quite work, does it? :P

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Yeah it does. The PS. No need for an X.

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well these days with how COOL it would prolly be....im guessing it stands for the "Playstation EXTREME!!!!!!!!" WHOA that stokes me man!!!! is EXTREME!!!!

BTW i was being sarcastic

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You have to go back to pre-launch days in which it was a working abbreviation used by Sony themselves afaik.

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Yep, It was called the Play Station X when it was in development, and the abbreviation stuck even though they dropped the "X" well before its release.

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does it matter? :P

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I guess not. :P

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Here is another guess:
Play Station X., as in Generation X, as in New.

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When the Playstation was first in development, they used the abbreviation/codeword PSX that represented Play Station Xperimental.
I read this in Electronics Gaming Monthly a while ago...

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X stands for "Piece of Crap", just like in Windows XP.

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As well as X11, X Windows, XFree86 or Linux, but not X as in XXX.

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Lament said:
X stands for "Piece of Crap", just like in Windows XP.

Uh, no.

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I think lament and nuno are right.

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the_Danarchist said:
I think lament and nuno are right.

I agree with you on that.

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SILANCE!! I will not have psx bashing!! anywho, I happen to know PSX stands for Play Station neXt as it next generation. the name is defunked now though. oh well.

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PS2 is cool. It has GTA3....and...stuff.

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I still havent played GTA3. So far anything I've played on PS2 has been dissapointing.

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GTA 3 is good...but I have it on computer, no reason to pay $200 dollars for a PS2 so I can play one game

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Lament said:
X stands for "Piece of Crap", just like in Windows XP.

LMAO

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Jello said:
GTA 3 is good...but I have it on computer, no reason to pay $200 dollars for a PS2 so I can play one game

Exactly. Sadly, I have to pay about $200 for a video card that runs it smoothly. But oh well, its fine how it is now, especialy with the speed cheat.

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mmnpsrsoskl said:

I agree with you on that.

mmnpsrsoskl is right.

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Archvile64 said:
mmnpsrsoskl is right.

I concour.

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the_Danarchist said:

I concour.


so do I.

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the_Danarchist said:

I concour.



I think you mean concur.....anyway, PSX stands for PlayStation Xperimental according to a Sony rep in my copy of EGM *waves copy*

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orion said:

so do I.


As do I.

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mmnpsrsoskl said:

As do I.

Good. We're all in agreement. Thread closed.

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