Just got my new PS3 from Sony and...

Discussion in 'Video Games and Technology' started by Blue Meanie, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    for the exchange of my busted one. They would not accept the credit card statement that I got from my father that showed the purchase he made of the PS3 in May of 07 because it showed a total sale higher than the price of the PS3 with tax (he bought some DVD's). I called in my service order one week after the launch date of the damn machine and they would not honor the warranty. When I heard Blu-Ray was probably going to win I just got it replaced for $150. Looks like my Xbox and PS3 are now even in deaths after purchase, but I have to say thanks to Microsoft for making it painless and a BIG F#@& YOU to Sony for being cheap bastards. It'll cost them in the long run because my new Plasma TV next month will no longer be a Sony and my new Receiver and Speakers are Yamaha instead of Sony. I refuse to buy their products ever again unless forced.

    BTW, there was only one disc in the Drive. I posted previously that my wife or daughter might have put in a second and it ate both. They did not force a second disc in there, the drive simply failed on the Bourne Ultimatum. Sony sucks.
     
  2. Prowl

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    I just gave MS 15 bucks to change my name on Live and have little Transformer Icons on my 360, something I did on my PS3 for free. I think this is more of a case of who is a closer friend of the devil than one of them being saints and the other not.
     
  3. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    Yeah but I don't deal with Microsoft other than the Xbox, and Sony has had repeated failings and Warranty fights with me. They reused to do anything about the HD SXRD's green Blob fiasco until we decided to sue them. Now they will be replacing defective units for 10 years and refunding me my extended warranty (which I forgot about until this PS3 deal). So nickel and dime'n their customers is going to cost them. My extended warranty refund alone is going to cost them the $200-500 that I paid.So I am getting my money back one way or another.
     
  4. Primus

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    I'm sorry I didn't think of this sooner, but the credit card company would probably cover the purchase as well.

    There was an issue where someone had a phenomenally dusty PS3 that failed. Sony refused to fix it under the warranty saying that it was extreme dust. His credit card company that he used to pay for the PS3 ended up paying for the replacement.
     
  5. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    yeah I remember that case too, the guy's PS3 had an entire PS3's worth of Dust on it. I think you can find the image online.
     
  6. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    Also, Sony Electronics Division is not Sony Computer Entertainment.

    Money does not go in to the same pockets.

    Just an FYI there. Keep on raging!


    Also, buy a PSP! With a PS3 they rock the socks of jocks, rocks and... locks.
     
  7. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    Already have a PSP. Anything with the name Sony on it, doesn't matter which division.
     
  8. Primus

    Primus Beware, the modelers. Veteran

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    Mylo? Aibo?
     
  9. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    :lol  rock on dude.
     
  10. Prowl

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    Ok so hypothetically, bear with me here... What if Sony bought out all the underwear companies and decided to produce the only line of underwear in the world?
     
  11. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    I will not entertain Hypothetical nonsense. :D 
     
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    It will just be FBF everyday then!!

    FBF = Free Ball Friday!!!
     
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    i was hoping this would end with "...it burst into flames."
     
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    I'm on my 3rd PS2 and 2nd PSP (got one of the new Models which is very nice) and except for my 1st PS2 I don't blame sony for everything that has gone wrong with it...

    I mean my one friend is on her 6th or 7th iPod....
     
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    So did they replace it or not? I'm having trouble figuring out your post. And if they did replace it (which it sounds like they did), why the hate?
     
  17. Blue Meanie

    Blue Meanie Hello from the Gutter

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    They charged me $150 which is the standard price for post warranty PS3's. It's there version of Microsofts RROD policy for their Blueray drive failures, except it isn't free ($150) and only comes with a 90 day warranty.
     
  18. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    wow, you sued sony? and won? congratulations, man, you're my hero :thumb 
     
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    If any one in this thread spells Microsoft, Sony, PS3, PSP or any other words with a $ I will make a voodoo doll of them and put pins in bad places.
     
  20. Primus

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    Bu$$beak!!
     

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