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Old 03-25-2008, 03:18 PM
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Yeah, sometimes I'll get up around 7 in the morning or so and check out my Friends List. "A Canadian Gears of War 2 hours ago" :D
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Quite sad eh. Sometimes 3:30am. Then I can't sleep for an hour too. COD4 is in the mix now quite a bit. I have about 4 or 5 guys here in Raleigh that I know that play it. We get into a party and are on the same team. It's pretty fun. We are not all that good. I have a few other guys that play it out there too that are fun. Not the Timmy types. Hopefully this weekend. I did try FOW, but wasn't blown away by it. Played it for 45 minutes and paid Blockbuster 8 bucks for it. Yikes.
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Old 05-29-2008, 06:08 PM
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Another question: Can you guys give me your take on refurbished XBOX machines ??

I have been thinking of purchasing one to save a little money is it worth the risk ??
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Old 05-29-2008, 06:16 PM
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I would think it depends where you get it. Do you mean at a gamestop? Do they give you a warrantee? I have a re-furb direct from xbox, as I got the ring of death on my old machine. Haven't had too many issues with it at all and I've had it more 6 months to a year now. The whole system new is pretty reasonable now in the store though. It's not 400 bucks anymore. The warranty is good with the new ones too. Up to you. Tuttle..I mean Will'sDad will be better to ask this to. So what do you think Willsdad>?
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I wouldn't get a re-furb. I'd just save up for another month or so. The new ones crap out, a re-furb will fail for sure. If you do go the re-furb route make sure it's from Gamestop or something, not off e-bay. And question them very closely about the warranty...MS warranty's the console for 3 years after purchase for a general hardware failure (3 Red Rings or RROD). I'm not sure how it would work for a refurb from a separate vendor.

If you're not concerned about playing online right away you could get an Arcade system pretty cheaply without a hard drive and get a memory thingie (can't remember what they're called) to put your saved games on. You can get a har drive later if you want to play online although they're not cheap when bought separately.

I check this site pretty often...they list the cheapest places to get 360's online and sale prices for hardware and software.
Gamerdeals.net
They also have separate sites for the Wii and Playstation.

Here's the direct link to 360 console deals

Check there before you decide to buy...they always link to reputable sites like Buy.com and Amazon.

If you have anymore questions let us know.

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Mopar, I might have one for you in the near future. I want an Elite for the simplicity of HDMI hookup and am in the process of flogging some audio gear to raise the cash. Once I get the new console, I'll be happy to pass my Premium system on to you at a deep Daddy discount.
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at a deep Daddy discount.
When he want's to give you the "deep Daddy discount"...I'd think twice on what he really wants to give you. Notice the wink icon after his message.
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Thanks for the info gentlemen this helped me out alot, Stretch I will get back to you about your XBOX........ for the deep daddy discount

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Old 05-30-2008, 01:26 PM
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He sounds interested Butterfly.
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