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Wow; sucks to be the owner of scratched games.... glad I bought a PS3 instead of another RROD-360
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post #22 of 52
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
Plagued by hardware failure, yes. Awesome in just about every other way, yes. The two cancel each other out and you're left with a good console.....not a terrible console......and not the best console ever.


No. You're left with a piece of junk console because you can't tell whether the damn thing's gonna work the next time you use it, or if it's going to mangle the disc, or if it's going to RROD, all for no reason. If it was reliable, it'd be an excellent console, but it's massive reliability issues turn it into a piece of unreliable junk.


Now, if this thing was able to outlast Mount Rushmore, I'd definately buy one. It's a great console...when it works. The reliability issues are the only thing keeping me from buying one. :\\
Edited by TestECull - 12/15/08 at 3:29pm
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The day that microsoft stops supporting 360 return/repairs will be the day people will start being too afraid to turn it on. I would not be afraid to pull the Atari 2600 or Nintendo or Sega Genesis out of the attic and play for an 8 hour run. Think about it.
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Originally Posted by VCheeZ View Post
The day that microsoft stops supporting 360 return/repairs will be the day people will start being too afraid to turn it on. I would not be afraid to pull the Atari 2600 or Nintendo or Sega Genesis out of the attic and play for an 8 hour run. Think about it.
You know how I know you're a fanboy?

Because you're stating facts.


...wait a second...

I fully agree...the 360 is the most unrealiable machine the industry has seen. Whether you own one or not, it's fairly obvious.
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post #25 of 52
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post

I know that damn near anything with a cd drive will scratch disks if you bump or move it while it's spinning. I had an old Sony Walkman CD player that would do it. It's common sense.


Also I see this has become a fanboy war. Sigh. Never fails.
Edited by Spart - 12/15/08 at 3:23pm
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post #26 of 52
Well, I contacted Microsoft support and they said all they can do is get me to go through the disc replacement program. **** them. It's $23.50 CAD to get my game replaced. A multi-billion multi-national company and they want more money for their own hardware issues.

This is bull****. I'm never buying another Xbox or Xbox game again. I've already shelled out 80 dollars to buy the game, and now they want more money even though their stupid hardware destroyed it.
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post #27 of 52
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Umm, that's probably a one in a million, or his Cd was all dirty and crummy, I have naever had a scratched disk. I just don't understand why some people move their console while its playing, that's very dumb.
One in a million eh? My friend lost halo 3 and cod 4 because of this problem. don't you mean one in .1million?
    
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post #28 of 52
For some reason I put my Halo 3 disk into my system and it sounded like the disk was being thrown around in the Cd drive. I can't play it anymore......now I know why.

Thanks a lot MS.
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post #29 of 52
Heh I had a 360 for a few months, never bought any games and played the one game that came with it about 5 times or so, The second time I played the game it wouldn't load correctly blah blah, so I take it out and hey it's magicaly scratched. I know for a fact I didn't do it as the game was only opened the day before and i'd checked it for scratches.

I ended up selling the 360 to friend since I never used it anyway, glad I did. I hate having to spend £50 on mediocre games.
post #30 of 52
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Originally Posted by FieryCoD View Post
Why are scratched disks a problem again? If it still works, then I wouldn't complain.
Well, my 360 tore up my Halo 2 disk. Yes, literally tore a ring in it over singleplayershared.map (stores the resources for all the campaign levels), and now I can't play any campaign levels.
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