Monthly Archives: November 2007

Mister postman look and see if there’s an Xbox 360 in your bag for me

From http://www.ups.com Tracking Number: ######### Type: Package Status: Billing Information Received Shipped To: READING, GB Shipped/Billed On: 03/12/2007 Service: STANDARD Weight: 3.80 Kg Monday? Pah! Advertisements

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No, you’re kidding…

Device: Xbox360 HardwareSerial Number: ##########Warranty Status: In WarrantyRepair Status: Device Shipped to Customer Party on!

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A watched Xbox never repairs

Slowly the security guard walked through the warehouse, shining his torch to left and right, briefly illuminating rows and rows of dust-covered broken Xboxes each time.

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Slowly but surely, inch by inch

Wahoo! “Repair Status: Device Received at Service Center”.So one day to reach the Havant service centre and then three days more to find someone with a hand-scanner.

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Are we there yet? Are we there yet?

Full of anticipation, I visit the Xbox support site to see if my broken Xbox has moved from the arrivals lounge of the Service Centre. Sadly, no, they are still waiting for it to arrive. Maybe they have so many … Continue reading

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"A console barely alive. We can rebuild it. We have the technology. We can make it better than it was. Better… stronger… faster."

Our poorly Xbox 360 has been whisked away by UPS and – through the wonders of modern science and the Internet – I can see it reached its destination in Havant yesterday morning at 11:56am.Now we just have to wait … Continue reading

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Stupid spider…

When I’ve put down a coat of gloss, I do not expect some stupid arachnid to come along, get stuck in it and then die. Bastard.

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