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  • strange-quark 8 Jul 2013 12:44:15 30 posts
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    Due to a super slow internet connection, I've left a PS3 running non-stop for 2 months,downloading PS+ games. What's the worst abuse someone has subjected their console to?
  • dominalien 8 Jul 2013 12:47:22 7,249 posts
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    I don't think that's abuse. It should simply reach a stable temperature and adjust fan speeds to compensate.

    Now if you put it in a small closed cabinet with no ventilation and spent 3 months playing it non stop while chain-smoking, that would be abuse.

    Frankly, I think no device which needs lots of active cooling would be able to survive that, unless it had huge thermal margins to spare.

    PSN: DonOsito

  • ZuluHero 8 Jul 2013 12:55:07 4,482 posts
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    I don't think my PC has been off since I built it. Does that count?
  • chopsen 8 Jul 2013 12:56:00 16,599 posts
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    Dunno. When did you build it?
  • chopsen 8 Jul 2013 12:56:47 16,599 posts
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    On topic, I've knackered 2 PS3 optical drives by using it as my DVD/BR player.
  • DFawkes 8 Jul 2013 13:04:55 24,964 posts
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    I smashed a PSone with the pointy controller. Those controllers make it far too easy. The console casing itself was sturdy enough, the laser not so much.

    Grghl fnarr, grhl gnnrl! - Christina Bale as Batman

  • ZuluHero 8 Jul 2013 13:23:00 4,482 posts
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    I built my PC about 9 months ago?

    My partner also put my N-Gage through the washer. It didn't survive (not that it was a big loss in hindsight :p)
  • Folant 8 Jul 2013 13:57:26 1,680 posts
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    I used to punch my ps2 phat when the laser started to act up. Was the only thing that worked.
    Had the PS logo indented on my knuckle for a time.

    Posted from my Nexus 4, not using Tapatalk 4.

  • f311 8 Jul 2013 14:17:28 314 posts
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    Threw my ps2 out of the window a few times till it was little pieces because the laser wouldn't read final fantasy 8 or 9.
  • nickthegun 8 Jul 2013 14:33:27 62,561 posts
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    I lured a Gamecube into the back of a ford transit and committed unspeakable acts on it.

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  • dominalien 8 Jul 2013 14:36:19 7,249 posts
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    So... you're the one responsible for the Wii?

    PSN: DonOsito

  • Kew1Melon 8 Jul 2013 14:37:25 480 posts
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    once left mine buffing porn hub all day, got dat 25k/b internet.

    You have an imagination barrier.

  • Trafford 8 Jul 2013 15:03:32 6,367 posts
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    I leant Jimmy Savile my Wii.
    Something about party games he said.
  • Aretak 8 Jul 2013 15:15:07 10,380 posts
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    I tripped over my GameCube controller cord once and sent it crashing to the floor from my TV stand. Apart from a small chip to the silver paint it was fine, and still works to this day.
  • Salaman 8 Jul 2013 15:42:36 20,027 posts
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    dominalien wrote:
    Now if you put it in a small closed cabinet with no ventilation and spent 3 months playing it non stop while chain-smoking, that would be abuse.
    Let's not start that whole banjo snapping conversation up again please!
  • Folant 8 Jul 2013 15:49:02 1,680 posts
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    Dear god, won't someone think of the peniseses...

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