RIP Xbox 360 #3

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!??!






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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  • TheRedDragon 7y

    welcome to my world
  • Barnicles PRO 7y

    GAY! and we just bought one.. fingers crossed it lasts out grand thef auto! 4
  • Justin Farrey 7y

    its a real shame. all of my friends have theirs replaced.
  • bwguinig PRO 7y

    well... you know i share your pain. thank god for best buy's service plan... save your HDD (unlike some other people i know)
  • David Tandarich 7y

    " 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.
  • David Tandarich 7y

    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.
  • elchivomx744 7y

    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
  • Darren felon 7y

    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!
  • shaikhrabi96 7y

    i hate xbox!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Justin Farrey 7y

    talk about overkill.
  • Robert arredondo 6y

    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?
  • Duane Stokes 6y

    hi im on my PS3 right now.So come to the dark side and upload some picture...:)
  • M P 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Shit Happens!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Amy Bennett 6y

    I'm on Xbox number 2. Still love it, but I'm not sure why they die young.
  • Witty User Name Pending 5y

    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.
  • xboxchs 4y

    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.
  • chucky21 4y

    Well, I have my XboX since 2007 Works perfect.!!!
    U need to learn how to take care of it?
  • Alan Rappa PRO 4y

    chucky21 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.
  • MainArtifact 3y

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