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    Did Sears ever consider selling a ColecoVision clone console in 1982 called the "Tele-Games Pro Video Arcade," so as to capitalize on both the original ColecoVision's success and their two past cross-licensing deals with Atari (Video Arcade=2600) and Mattel (Super Video Arcade=Intellivision)? (It should be known that "Tele-Games" and "Telegames, Inc." are unrelated since the former was a Sears brand name like "Kenmore" is to their line of home appliances and "Craftsman" is to their line of hand tools and lawn/garden equipment.)

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    ...and it was awful, I got one, the video was bad and the system stopped working after only a short use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FrankSerpico View Post
    We're talking about the former Sears brand name used for their line of electronic games, honey... did Sears (and I do mean Sears, Roebuck and Co.) ever have such plans back in 1982-83 to sell a rebranded ColecoVision?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ColecoFan1981 View Post
    We're talking about the former Sears brand name used for their line of electronic games, honey...
    Uhh what?
    Quote Originally Posted by starsoldier1 View Post
    GUY WAS SUPPOSE TO PLAYABLE IN THE GAME
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    Quote Originally Posted by ApolloBoy View Post
    what?
    Like I said, did Sears, Roebuck & Co. ever consider selling a rebranded ColecoVision in 1982?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ColecoFan1981 View Post
    Like I said, did Sears, Roebuck & Co. ever consider selling a rebranded ColecoVision in 1982?

    ~Ben
    No, it was you addressing Frank as "honey", if you didn't notice what I had bolded in your quote.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ApolloBoy View Post
    No, it was you addressing Frank as "honey", if you didn't notice what I had bolded in your quote.
    I was telling him not to confuse Telegames, Inc. with the Tele-Games (Sears brand) if that is what you're after.

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    I've never heard of Sears trying to do that, sugar.

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