Gimme My Xbox 360 or I'll Lick Off Some Shots On Ya

Remember this? (don’t miss the riot at 2:25 seconds in)

Well now, it’s this. People are punching each other out over Xbox 360 which was released today. 

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From the AP via CNN – Melee Cancels Local Xbox Sale

A melee erupted among a crowd of shoppers in the rush for the new Xbox 360 video game console at a Wal-Mart Supercenter in northeast Maryland.

It took 10 police officers to restore order.

A crowd of about 300 people waited as much as 12 hours for the game, considered a must-have item this holiday season, to go on sale at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. But an announcement from a store manager that the Xboxes would be sold on a first-come, first-served basis, instead of using a number system devised by customers, triggered the mayhem.

“That’s when all hell broke loose,” said Ben DiSabatino IV, a 23-year-old Bear, Delaware, resident, who had been waiting in line since 4 p.m.

Some customers were knocked down and trampled, though there were no serious injuries, said Elkton Police Lt. Lawrence Waldridge.

Wal-Mart canceled the sale and police ordered everyone to leave.

Mentors, all of them. Teaching the young about what’s important in life. Can’t you just hear the kids talking to their friends when they go back to school on Monday?

“Hey man, yeah, my dad, like he was da bomb. Weez rollin into Walmart last week to pickup my Xbox 360 and people started cuttin in line, shovin and swearin. My dad popped a couple of other guys upside the head just to get inside. I was kickin the smaller kids, pushin ’em away. This other kid, his dad was big and mean. He pulled out his personal tech nine you know and started wavin that roscoe in the air threat’nin to cap anyone who got near his 360. Boo-Yaa!”

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I weep for the future.

Fan Reports: What a fan will do for an Xbox | My Experience in Line at Walmart |

MORE Xbox 360 Violence: Ski-masked duo rob Florida man of new Xbox | Boy assaulted, robbed of new video game | Man steals Xbox 360s at gunpoint |

Other: X marks the spot for giddy gamers | Xbox 360 sells out quickly |

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