RIP Xbox 360 #3

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    Dear Microsoft,

    This has got to be some kind of sick joke. Not once have I had a problem with any of my video game consoles, even dating back to my first Intellivision. I still have a working NES, Virtual Boy, Dreamcast, PS2 and original Xbox - yet tomorrow I am going to have to return to Best Buy to pick up my FOURTH Xbox 360.

    In fact, at this point I don't believe I can find a single person on my friends list who has only had one Xbox 360. I love the console, I love the games, so please do not take this out of context when I say your hardware is a pile of shit. FOUR Microsoft, count em, FOUR Xbox 360s!?!?! What does that tell you?

    The worst part is, my console has not red-ringed so if I did not have a replacement plan with Best Buy I would be shit out of luck. What happened this time was the 360 decided to no longer output video.

    I tried changing cables, switching inputs and even trying a second TV - all to no avail. The unit powers on, the startup jingle plays but not a single display appears on screen.

    I am at the point where I just throw my hands in the air and call bullshit on these shenanigans. If it wasn't for the quality of my friends list I would gladly switch to a PS3.

    Seriously, what the fuck!??!

    Love,

    Tengaport

    Xbox #1 5/27/06 - 11/13/06
    Xbox #2 11/13/06 - 9/13/07
    Xbox #3 9/13/07 - 4/25/08

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    1. TheRedDragon 73 months ago | reply

      welcome to my world

    2. Barnicles 73 months ago | reply

      GAY! and we just bought one.. fingers crossed it lasts out grand thef auto! 4

    3. the gentlemen's game 73 months ago | reply

      its a real shame. all of my friends have theirs replaced.

    4. bwguinig 73 months ago | reply

      well... you know i share your pain. thank god for best buy's service plan... save your HDD (unlike some other people i know)

    5. Shrewder 73 months ago | reply

      "...so please do not take this out of context when I say your hardware is a pile of shit."

      Fucking hilarious!

      On a serious note... I'm sorry, bud. Thank god for your replacement plan.

    6. Shrewder 73 months ago | reply

      Ha! Get this.... Leo Laporte is having problems with his 360 and LIVE account and posted about it on Twitter. Leo is not happy. Major Nelson gets word of it and asked Leo to contact him and he'll help him out. Perhaps if you were a tech/internet celebrity, then you can get personal assistance from members of the XBOX team.

      Knowing Leo, he will backpeddle a bit after Larry helps him out.

    7. elchivomx744 72 months ago | reply

      i feel ur pain i bought mine when it came out n lasted about idk 6 months until this happen . ps i have had 3 xbox360's all of them 3RRoD n 5x 2 on one

    8. Lighthelper :) back at work for now. :) [deleted] 66 months ago | reply

      You can take out two years extra cover on the 360 for a further £27 pounds at Argos, so a least you will have peace of mind for up to three years! Sounds good value to me!

    9. shaikhrabi96 64 months ago | reply

      i hate xbox!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    10. the gentlemen's game 64 months ago | reply

      talk about overkill.

    11. robert1846 62 months ago | reply

      dam i feel your pain bro im on my second xbox the only problem
      is...........i know whats comming! i need to get me that replacement plan!!!
      my xbox is being delivered to me as i write, can i still buy a replacement plan even if i didnt buy the console @ best buy?

    12. wanedane1 59 months ago | reply

      hi im on my PS3 right now.So come to the dark side and upload some picture...:)

    13. robonutz001 58 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Shit Happens!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    14. catbennett 51 months ago | reply

      I'm on Xbox number 2. Still love it, but I'm not sure why they die young.

    15. Witty User Name Pending 46 months ago | reply

      I'm on my 3rd in about 2.5 yrs. One RRoD'ed so was replaced free. I feel your pain though. I am an overseas contractor, try to get service from Microsoft when your account is in the states and you live out of the country. BLOWS THEIR MIND.

    16. xboxchs 38 months ago | reply

      try a 360 250 gb slim new my nan died recently i inhereted 400 dollars so i bought xbox360 sli m with 1500 microsoft points on it if any one wants to let me have 1500 mcrosoft pnts please send me a message im borrowing a friends xbox now my gt is cheesegrtr.

    17. chucky21 38 months ago | reply

      Well, I have my XboX since 2007 Works perfect.!!!
      U need to learn how to take care of it?

    18. Alan Rappa 38 months ago | reply

      uhh... riiight. Cause I'm the only one who's had this problem. Glad your Xbox is still going strong - the rest of us haven't been so lucky. I am now on my 5th 360.

    19. MainArtifact 17 months ago | reply

      I had my Xbox 360 for five years and its still working

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