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I knew that 17% number or whatever that microsoft gave a couple weeks ago was complete bs.
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post #12 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
I knew that 17% number or whatever that microsoft gave a couple weeks ago was complete bs.
MS did not give that number. A retarded 3rd party company took a extremely small sample and based their results on that with an improper margin of error. Everyone that isnt fooling themselves knows they break more than 16%.

However, there are also problems with this number as well. We are no closer to figuring out the real number. The only thing we do know is that the 360 was an unreliable POS at launch, and has slightly improved but still breaks like crazy.
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post #13 of 34
I personally now 4/5 of my friends that have had there xboxes break,
2 have broken twice,
1 4 times 0.o
    
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post #14 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
Ouchies.

Why anyone would repeatedly buy a console after numerous RROD's is beyond me.
Repeatedly buy? They pay shipping both ways and it's not like it costs you money to have it fixed.
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post #15 of 34
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ChiliCheeseFritos View Post
MS did not give that number. A retarded 3rd party company took a extremely small sample and based their results on that with an improper margin of error. Everyone that isnt fooling themselves knows they break more than 16%.

However, there are also problems with this number as well. We are no closer to figuring out the real number. The only thing we do know is that the 360 was an unreliable POS at launch, and has slightly improved but still breaks like crazy.
Yep, you nailed it.

Quote:
Originally Posted by arekieh View Post
I personally now 4/5 of my friends that have had there xboxes break,
2 have broken twice,
1 4 times 0.o
^
But replies like that certainly make me disbelieve the 16% too!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Arkanor View Post
Repeatedly buy? They pay shipping both ways and it's not like it costs you money to have it fixed.
Yeah, these stats included failed replacements.
     
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post #16 of 34
XBox360 = FAIL
i'm never buying one of these things,i'll stick to my wii and get a ps3.
besides all good X360 exclusive games end up on the PC after a year or so.
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post #17 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Arkanor View Post
Repeatedly buy? They pay shipping both ways and it's not like it costs you money to have it fixed.
Bad choice of words on my behalf. You're right.

Basically what I was getting at is I don't understand what keeps people going back to the 360 after it breaks that many times. If my consoles die once...I'll call it bad luck. If it dies again, I'll call it quits. I guess I just dont have the patience for that sort of nonsense.
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post #18 of 34
My little brothers' XBox died too.
I remember someone starting some thread about XBox RRODs being due to the end users placement of the console......they said that it wasn't meant to be placed in an entertainment center.
This clearly shows he was wrong.

Quote:
Originally Posted by LegendaryC View Post
Now why was I not part of this poll? My 360 hasn't broken yet.

Hardly accurate.

When people conduct exit poll surveys do they check with EVERY SINGLE voter at the booths? No.....and this is no different. They take segments of the population for the given survey, while trying to vary the demographics (or in this case most likely geographics) to make the survery more accurate.


I used to own a regular XBox and it would fail to load the disc very often, so I pawned it, and it actually loaded fine when it tested. That was the last console I owned......
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post #19 of 34
Who is to say that a ton of Playstation3 fanboys didn't go onto the poll to say "My Xbox360 did break!" only to lie and pollute the polls with inaccurate numbers!

I CALL A MISTRIAL!
    
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post #20 of 34
My best friend will now be on his sixth in one year.

The first four died, and the fifth was sent with a missing button.



I own a PS3.
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