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#1 Mario


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Posted 01 February 2008 - 07:50 AM

This is pretty cool...it needs to be on the front pages of the web...

And that's the point, said Werth, 23, of Farmington. Maplewood Estates received the Wii through a partnership between its owner — the Holiday Retirement Corporation — and the Nintendo company.

More body movement, not just the thumbs, is required to operate the Wii system. The shoulders and wrists are exercised when playing the bowling game.

The Wii was activated this month at Maplewood Estates, and success is measured by how often the seniors use it. Right now, video bowling will be held every week in February.

"We'll be golfing next," Werth said.

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Posted 06 June 2008 - 04:36 AM

go Wii!!!
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and Im here to teach you bout some people.
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Posted 07 August 2008 - 10:13 AM

good news, I don't want a wii though.

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Posted 20 January 2010 - 12:47 PM

Good news indeed. Go Wii!

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