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A Yale University student is suing US Airways for $1 million over an Xbox 360 he says was lost on a flight.

Jesse Maiman says that the 360, which had a specialized hard drive, disappeared from his luggage during a flight from New Haven, Conn. to Cincinnati in December.

He is seeking $1,700 for the 360 and the maximum allowable damages, which is $1 million.

A US Airways spokeswoman points out that the government limits liability for lost luggage to $3,000 per a bag.

$1 million? Seriously?

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Sounds like a runny-nosed kid in for attention.
 

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Popping open the enclosure, switching the HDD and flashing the firmware isn't anything special. Probably has "specialized thermal material" on his CPU too... *cough* AS5 *cough*
 

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He will probably win about $500, though I highly doubt his X-box was on the plane. Aren't electronics such as an X-box NOT allowed on planes?

If he looses, airline will probably counter-sue for about $400,000 in court costs (because you know they will have an awesome lawyer).
 

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It's snobby, attention-wanting kids that make me get really mad. Explains why I don't really want to go into an Ivy League school...too many rich "preps".
 

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specialised hard drive lol
 

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He will probably win about $500, though I highly doubt his X-box was on the plane. Aren't electronics such as an X-box NOT allowed on planes?

I don't see a reason why he couldn't take it. Unless he stuffs bombs into XBOX's.
 

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He will probably win about $500, though I highly doubt his X-box was on the plane. Aren't electronics such as an X-box NOT allowed on planes?

If he looses, airline will probably counter-sue for about $400,000 in court costs (because you know they will have an awesome lawyer)

I just carried on a mid-tower desktop about a week ago...
 

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Is it modded?

~Gooda~

It's the Ultra Mod edition with Ln2 cooling & each individual part having its own heatsink on it along with a liquid cooled hard drive. It has a diamond and pure gold trim case and the a/v and power cables are encased in whale leather.

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that's pretty funny

maybe the tsa thought it was a bomb?


I bet some tsa guys have it running in an airport storage room hooked up to a 60 inch hdtv
 

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pretty good definition of aim for the stars, and even if you miss you will land somewhere else pretty awesome
 

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I bet some tsa guys have it running in an airport storage room hooked up to a 60 inch hdtv

wouldn't surprise me
 

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He's just mad he's going to have to finish school without his "special" HDD...full of pron.
 

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well with the thing blinking red lights, I can see how security thought that it was a bomb

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Ignoring the ridiculous 1 Million in damages. How is he asking 1700$ for the Xbox? What kind of "specialized drive" boosts the price ~1400$
 
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