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Microsoft is sending a box for my RROD XBOX 360.  Fine...fine...\
But that could be a couple weeks or more before I'm able to play on my 360 again.  My solution is that I could go to Circuit City, get an XBOX 360 arcade, use my hard drive I have already, and BAM I'm back in business.  Once I get my original 360 back, I can take back the one I just bought, or even better, stick the old one in the box.  But that may have legal ramifications, so I probably won't do that if I want to keep my secret agent job with NASA. 

Perfect solution, eh?  :D

Well, then my girlfriend suggested that perhaps this lack of a 360 would be a good opportunity to spend more quality family time together.  And I'm like F all noise!!  I'm only able to play at night when I get home at midnight, and everyone is asleep already, until like 3am when I go to bed and then I get up and take care of the kids the next day until I go to work!  Plus, my girlfriend works nights and she isn't even there sometimes when I get home! So @#$% difference does it make to her? 

She claims my XBOX gaming is an addiction.  Bah.  If it is, I'm the worst addict in the world.  I only actually play maybe 6 hours per week.  I'm online from midnight to 3 almost every night, but I'm often searching for porn on the computer so that doesn't count as game time so THERE!! 

COD 4 is my favorite game and I have logged 9 days and some odd hours so far since it came out what...last October or somethin?  Please...that's nothing.  I've seen people with like 50 days logged on to COD 4 and that's just silly.  I'm sure the record is probably way higher. 

So now, having to take into consideration the feelings of others, I may not go to Circuit City to get another 360, even though my genius brain came up with this perfect immediate solution to the problem at hand.   BAH!


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Re: RROD and my solution...and the reason my solution failed
« Reply #2 on: 07:56 AM - 10/01/08 »
I say go get you another box then use it until yours gets back then return the arcade one. Sounds like a win to me.

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Re: RROD and my solution...and the reason my solution failed
« Reply #3 on: 12:01 PM - 10/01/08 »
I say go get you another box then use it until yours gets back then return the arcade one. Sounds like a win to me.

Yeah and if my girlfriend bitches about it, I'll just tell her that snooze said it was ok. 


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Re: RROD and my solution...and the reason my solution failed
« Reply #4 on: 12:26 PM - 10/01/08 »
Microsoft is sending a box for my RROD XBOX 360.  Fine...fine...\
But that could be a couple weeks or more before I'm able to play on my 360 again.  My solution is that I could go to Circuit City, get an XBOX 360 arcade, use my hard drive I have already, and BAM I'm back in business.  Once I get my original 360 back, I can take back the one I just bought, or even better, stick the old one in the box.  But that may have legal ramifications, so I probably won't do that if I want to keep my secret agent job with NASA. 

Perfect solution, eh?  :D

Well, then my girlfriend suggested that perhaps this lack of a 360 would be a good opportunity to spend more quality family time together.  And I'm like F all noise!!  I'm only able to play at night when I get home at midnight, and everyone is asleep already, until like 3am when I go to bed and then I get up and take care of the kids the next day until I go to work!  Plus, my girlfriend works nights and she isn't even there sometimes when I get home! So @#$% difference does it make to her? 

She claims my XBOX gaming is an addiction.  Bah.  If it is, I'm the worst addict in the world.  I only actually play maybe 6 hours per week.  I'm online from midnight to 3 almost every night, but I'm often searching for porn on the computer so that doesn't count as game time so THERE!! 

COD 4 is my favorite game and I have logged 9 days and some odd hours so far since it came out what...last October or somethin?  Please...that's nothing.  I've seen people with like 50 days logged on to COD 4 and that's just silly.  I'm sure the record is probably way higher. 

So now, having to take into consideration the feelings of others, I may not go to Circuit City to get another 360, even though my genius brain came up with this perfect immediate solution to the problem at hand.   BAH!

Ahem, remember that conversation about 199 xbox and using HD we had? Yes, partial credit over here!

Yep, xbox playing and chicks somehow turns into the war for free time spent. I have my game nights on tues and thurs (from about 8 to 11ish pm pac time) and when she works on the weekend (like this saturday, she's a neonatal nurse) then I get to play ALL DAY with no interuption. Funny thing is if I spend the same amount of time playing my guitar, she won't complain much at all, but I if I play all day for same amount of time she will say something. I will give her credit though, she's backed off alot and now it's not an issue. Tues/thur are my days and I get a few hours during the week (about 1.5 hours every other day) to hop on at random before she gets home from work. I would like more time, but ya. I only have I think 3.5 days logged onto COD4 but I wasn't playing it as much until I got the Xim360 and then it ramped up ALOT, especially lately now that more Ximmers are hopping on line with me and enjoying the madness.

In your situation, if she's not thereor is sleeping, then you are correct. Makes no difference anyway since they cannot spend time with you at 12am to 3am as they are either sleeping or working anyway. That is just life's little curveball girls throw at you to establish control and you have to set the boundaries early and often and enforce them otherwise it will creep on you You know what I am talking about too, you live with a girl so you KNOW what I am talking bout willis. Oh yes, you know.
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Re: RROD and my solution...and the reason my solution failed
« Reply #5 on: 12:56 PM - 10/01/08 »
I say go get you another box then use it until yours gets back then return the arcade one. Sounds like a win to me.

Yeah and if my girlfriend bitches about it, I'll just tell her that snooze said it was ok. 


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Sounds good to me. :)

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Re: RROD and my solution...and the reason my solution failed
« Reply #6 on: 12:58 PM - 10/01/08 »
Discussions like this make me glad I'm not married. Not sure if I could ever be, think I'm too selfish. I want to watch what I want when I want, sleep when I want, and even though I don't game a lot, when I do I don't want to be bothered. lol