Swoopo/PS3 YLOD

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  1. Cimmy24

    Cimmy24 Candy Ass Self

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    Swoopo/PS3 YLOD

    So I just got the yellow light of death on my PS3 a couple of hours ago and am trying to figure out the best course of action to get a new one. It is an old fatty model and this is the first problem I have had with it. My NCAA 11 is stuck inside so what I want to do now is just suck it up and buy a new one instead of spending $150 for someone elses problem...then just removing the Blu-Ray Drive or whatever and getting that sucker out myself...I stumbled across this eBay like site called Swoopo...I've got a PS3 Slim 250 GB pulled up right now with about 3 hours of bid time left that is sitting at 31 cents! Can anyone tell me if this site is legit or not?
     
  2. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    Here is a thought.....



    just go to the store right now and BUY ONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. T2

    T2 Smarter than your average bear!

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    Noles knows whats good..
     
  4. Cimmy24

    Cimmy24 Candy Ass Self

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    Noles pockets are also probably deeper than mine
     
  5. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    I am a college student... and dropped money on the 349 PS3..

    NOW COME ON!!!!!!
     
  6. Cimmy24

    Cimmy24 Candy Ass Self

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    For one, this Swoopo thing looks like a joke unless you hit it right...

    I'm also paying for rent and a car among the other normal things...
     
  7. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    I don't pay for a car, but I am payin rent, cable and utilities in an apartment that I haven't live in since May.... So still step ya game up!
     
  8. Cimmy24

    Cimmy24 Candy Ass Self

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    You have a job year round?
     
  9. controllerabuser

    controllerabuser Purple People Eaters

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    Put it on a credit card at Best Buy. Pay 10 bucks a month. Till you get the loot.
     
  10. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    No, I played college baseball.

    I work June, July and some of August.

    Now that I am done with baseball and into my senior year I will get a job this year.
     
  11. JDBattleMC

    JDBattleMC Order in the Court

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    This is TERRIBLE advice.

    I posted in our league thread, Swoopo and Quibids are two versions of the same scam.
     
  12. Keller

    Keller The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

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    I've never messed with swoopo but I don't think its legit. They're are articles everywhere alleging that you could be bidding against people from around the world, making it impossible to really get the item. Auctions go on FOREVER. Don't waste your money.
     
  13. Shaun Mason

    Shaun Mason Somebody you used to know.

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    Swoopo = Lotto
     
  14. Nashvillain15

    Nashvillain15 Walk On

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    Swoopo is a scam. They make a lot of money too. Yes you can win the item, but its just a lottery. So pretty much 700 people will pay a dollar for the PS3 and they make plenty of money.

    Posted in another thread here is what I suggest you do:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_Ic1_TY-GU

    Go to that site and follow his instructions, I promise they work. I did it myself and it held up for 3 months before breaking again. Did it again worked for another 3 months, did it again and it worked for 2 months before completely breaking on me and not working anymore.

    So I would fix it using this. Save up like 30 bucks a week for 3 months while you are using this fix, then when it breaks again you will have 300 dollars to buy a refurb one from gamestop. I think they are 250.

    Its probably your best bet if you don't have the money right now.
     
  15. JerzeyReign

    JerzeyReign #BeatOhio

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    Should of bought a cheaper car:)
     
  16. T2

    T2 Smarter than your average bear!

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    or less gay.
     
  17. Cimmy24

    Cimmy24 Candy Ass Self

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    My car is $160 a month and a pimp mobile ;)

    I've watched vids on how to do this, and honestly...idk if doing this now, then paying $300 down the road when I am in school and definitely tight on money is better than trying to get something out of Sony now that is reliable.
     
  18. JDBattleMC

    JDBattleMC Order in the Court

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    Free now with money later isnt better than money now?
     
  19. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    Just send the damn thing into SONY... I mean people send in their Xbox without their warranty and they send em back fixed. Worth a damn shot anyways.
     
  20. Cimmy24

    Cimmy24 Candy Ass Self

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    No, free now $300 dollars later when I am tight during school isn't better than $150 now with a solid job. $150 is better than $300 anyday to be honest. Im calling up Sony right now and am going to try the whole, "it's a hardware malfunction" skit
     
  21. Cimmy24

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    Faggot sounded like an automated message...must get this alot...didn't even allow me to argue it, just basically told me what to do. Send it in for around $180 and get a refurb.
     
  22. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    Lets get this done, so we can stop hearing you bitch about it!!!!!!!!!!!1
     
  23. Cimmy24

    Cimmy24 Candy Ass Self

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    Fuck you Noles for real
     
  24. Wick36

    Wick36 Welcome to the Jungle

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    Good to hear the PS3 has a version of the RRoD. =D
     
  25. T2

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    Financial aid son. Fuck books. We know u can't read anyways
     

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