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Xbox Live, Finally

Posted by deckard47 on February 10, 2008

So I finally got my Xbox registered, and I now have a months worth of free Gold membership. Um, anyone wanna play Halo 3? Also, I’m going back through Uncharted and unlocking stuff. This game is so cool.

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Nice Things Are Nicer Than Nasty Ones

Posted by deckard47 on January 12, 2008

The appearance of an Xbox 360 in my room (and the subsequent awesomeness that is Mass Effect) is a two-part story. First, I called Gamestop to see what their stock is: they have one left. I go in 20 minutes later, and ask again to see it so I can buy it. The guy tells me that they have been sold out for two months. Now, I had called 2 other places before this, so I thought maybe I got the numbers switched in my head. But no, what happened is, they sold it in those 20 minutes, and decided (or were forced to by company policy) to tell me they were like, totally sold out, probably so the 360’s looked like they were super popular. Maybe. I’d like to think that they had to, because of their instructions, and that the guy wasn’t being an asshole. But then he did something unrelated that was an asshole thing to do. When I was greeted with the “sold out” line, I was obviously taken aback. I think I asked “oh, you mean it got sold in the last half hour since I called?” in a completely normal, questioning voice. I was honestly confused. The guy cuts me off and says “no we have been sold out for a month.” Whatever, guy.

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