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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
Wow, that really sucks. I knew about this problem (I don't own a 360 though), but thought it was just due to moving/jiggling the console with a disk in and spinning.
It normally is. Like I said, I wouldn't be mad if Microsoft offered to give me a replacement disc for free. This is not my fault and to have to eat another 25 bucks (at Christmas time and during a recession no less) for their own hardware engineering faults, they can go to hell.
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post #42 of 52
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Reliability Issues? Haven't had a single one. Either I'm lucky or I have a brain. Could be a mixture of both.
Using your brain doesn't prevent you from getting problems when no human input is required. Yes, this article is about the problem of moving the console while it's spinning a disk but when discs are being destroyed for no apparent rhyme or reason, it may be time to admit fault.

Personally I love my 360 but it's just so prone to accident. I've had to send mine back more then any other console I've ever bought, but then again I haven't had the chance to send back my other consoles.

As far as them wanting money for replacing something they broke, I find that hilarious (in an M$ kind of way of course). Imagine somebody walks into your room, breaks your video card, and then won't replace it unless you give them more money. Wait I think I may have just figured out M$ marketing
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Using your brain doesn't prevent you from getting problems when no human input is required. Yes, this article is about the problem of moving the console while it's spinning a disk but when discs are being destroyed for no apparent rhyme or reason, it may be time to admit fault.

Personally I love my 360 but it's just so prone to accident. I've had to send mine back more then any other console I've ever bought, but then again I haven't had the chance to send back my other consoles.

As far as them wanting money for replacing something they broke, I find that hilarious (in an M$ kind of way of course). Imagine somebody walks into your room, breaks your video card, and then won't replace it unless you give them more money. Wait I think I may have just figured out M$ marketing
Exactly. Which is why I'm fed up. I mean, what am I supposed to do? How do I get them to replace the disc at their cost? I'm sure as hell not going to pay for something when 0% of the problem is my fault.
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post #44 of 52
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Reliability Issues? Haven't had a single one. Either I'm lucky or I have a brain. Could be a mixture of both.


Yer one of the lucky ones, but don't worry. Your hardware malfunction is waiting.


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I've had mine since mid March. It has lasted many long nights of non-stop gaming. It scratched one of my games. Why? My brother knocked it over while I was playing DiRT. It has never overheated, slowed down, flipped out, or anything. DiRT still works BTW.

Your console working doesn't change the fact that the xBox 360 is the most unreliable gaming console on the market right now. One box works....and there's atleast 10 described in this thread that have either RROD'd, eaten discs, or both. I know someone, personally, that had his 360 RROD after many months of careful, yet fun play.


It's just like the Ford Explorer Tire Fiasco in the late 90's, most people's tires never assploded, but enough of them did to warrant a massive recall and public outrage, and for the vehicle to be branded as a piece of junk.
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the console will severely scratch discs if tilted or moved during play

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...the console will severely scratch discs if tilted or moved during play...
I think that anyone that destroys a disk like this deserves it (unless it was an accident). Maybe they should have paid more attention in their HS physics class? (see Centrifugal Force)

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Originally Posted by VCheeZ View Post
Another reason why the 360 is a box-o-fail. I know most people wont admit it because they own one and/or play one everyday, but 5-10 years from now the 360 will go down as one of the most failure-plagued pieces of hardware ever released.
TBH I've had 3-4 of the original 360s RROD on me and M$ replaced all of em, free of charge. Now that I have a Falcon I've had 0 problems. I also have a PS3 which is now just a glorified Blu-ray player, and a Wii that collects dust. Even if the 360s failure rates are really high I have to admit it still has the better games/online support IMO.
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I would like the people who are blaming Microsoft for this to go ahead and place a dvd in their pc's dvd drive and move your pc from vertical to horizontal while watching a movie.

Please do the same with your tray loading Home Theatre DVD player. Post your results. Get ready to file your lawsuits.
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the console will severely scratch discs if tilted or moved during play


Isn't that obvious?
If you pick up your PC (or Xbox) and shake it while a DVD is being read, it will get scratched...
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I would like the people who are blaming Microsoft for this to go ahead and place a dvd in their pc's dvd drive and move your pc from vertical to horizontal while watching a movie.

Please do the same with your tray loading Home Theatre DVD player. Post your results. Get ready to file your lawsuits.
Some people have had their discs scratch even without having their consoles touched at all. Like me!
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And some people have never had a single disc scratched . Like me !
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And some people have never had a single disc scratched . Like me !
And I wish you further luck with that.
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