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Bretimus_v2
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:38 am    Post subject: Woe is me Reply with quote

So the launch 60 gb, YLOD'ed on me again. So here's the dilemna. At this point in the process, do I just take them up on their trade in offer for a slim (which is also a little cheaper) or repair it again...full well knowing that it's going to break again?

How much can I sell it on eBay for? Goes off to check...


Or should I take a gamble on a local repair guy?
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

hahaha, you silly...I've actually been toying with the idea of trading it in for a Vita
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Your boys would love Kinect!

And then we could play together all the time. Just saying
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, what I'm finding is that motion controls are fun for about 10 mins for them...what they really like is messing up my iPad.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I dont think you're fully considering what this is capable of


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Happy Action Theater is also ridiculous fun.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Hmmmmm


Ok, I'll pitch the idea.
I think switching it in for the slimmer model is the better choice. I haven't had any problems with mine, and you said your slimmer one runs fine so maybe it's for best. Although I do feel your pain on losing the backwards compatibly
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1. Do you have a PS2?

2. Do you have any PS2 data on your PS3 that you would prefer not to lose?

3. I like trains.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I swear, my slim is dying a horribly painful death. Loading times are skyrocketing. X-COM runs like absolute shit and I've heard no complaints every where else.

I'm guessing it's dust. I'm about to crack this thing open.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Your PS3 only hates you Dan because you never played Heavy Rain.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't own a PS2 anymore, but that's easily fixed.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why do you assume it's going to break again?

My 60gb had it's drive replaced in late 09 / early 10. It currently plays every game perfectly and even in australian summers (30-40 degrees) it doesn't get too hot.

Presumably, yours was repaired before? Who did it?

Also like to point out at this stage that 60gb are worth more than slim models.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This will be its 3rd visit to Sony.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You need some backup bro?
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