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Sony Provides PS3 Error Update

We have an update from Sony concerning the issues that affected many PlayStation 3 machines yesterday.

We've already told you everything we know and in all honesty, the update over at the PlayStation Blog doesn't really add much in the way of info and details. Senior Director of Corporate Communications & Social Media Patrick Seybold says they've pinned down the issue and although we knew it was the internal clock, it's good to have the official reply. The post includes all the complaints we've heard thus far, which means they have all the relevant information now and could result in a fix "within the next 24 hours." In the meantime, they're simply advising you not to use your PS3, "as doing so may result in errors in some functionality, such as recording obtained Trophies, and not being able to restore certain data." And as we've said several times, this error shouldn't have any long-term or permanent effects; your save data, downloaded content, Trophies, and any other data adversely affected by the bug should come back when it's all over.

There is the possibility it all reverts back to normal when the clock switches again but if not, they'll have to provide us with a firmware update. Keep checking the Blog and PSXE for more updates.

3/1/2010 12:21:52 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (203 posts)

Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:38:42 PM
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Kudos to Oyashira (did i get that right?) for figuring out the issue.

It was a date issue with leap year hard programmed to be 2010 and every 4 years after. I think Sony has 2 ways of fixing this;

1. Major recall - which probably won't happen
2. Firmware update to handle leap year every 2 years

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Oyashiro
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:36:55 PM

Lol, don't give me any credit. Other people came to the same conclusion.

Best case scenario, the problem will right it self in 2 and a half hours when it reaches 12 midnight GMT when the internal clock rolls itself over to March 1, a date that exists.

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xnonsuchx
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:49:21 PM

It should just be a firmware update as it's a glitch in the GameOS...Linux via Other OS isn't affected. It's odd that the Slim models wouldn't be affected...unless there is a new clock chip in the Slim that uses alternate code in the firmware.

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REAPER_956
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:52:41 PM

I tryied playing one of my games and it didnt let me. It said that my trophys didnt load the game is modern warfare 2 will it be broken forever

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:18:00 PM

@Reaper;

Hopefully not, but no one can give a firm confirmation if any data will be lost. Find out your GMT time (East Coast is -5) subtract that from mid-night. We may all find out what happens by then.

For me that'll be around 7:00 PM EST. If I'm not posting any further on here, that means my PS3 is working again. If I'm back, then it's still broke.

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xnonsuchx
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:20:10 PM

I also wonder if a firmware update is NEEDED to fix the issue if it might require updating via a USB storage device after downloading it on a computer? That would CERTAINLY suck for millions of people to have to do that.

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:36:49 PM

@xnonsuchx

I don't think that's needed, it should be able to do a network based update.

The only reason I could see a firmware update being required would be to provide an automatic work-around in the case that this RTC problem happens again.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:02:10 PM

****UPDATE****

Good news? We're back up.

Bad news? Any games you played yesterday may have erased you trophies.

I just lost all trophies from Dragon Age, MW2, Ninja Gaiden Sigma, White Knight Chronicles.

Trying to see if I can get them back.

******************

WhoooHooo! Just popped in the game and they're back on my list!!!

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:09:28 PM

@Nynja, do a Trophy sync.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:11:45 PM

I did, that didn't resolve it. I had to start the game and check trophies again and they were back.

Steps to get your trophies back;

1. Start up the game
2. Exit the game
3. Resync your trophies with PSN

You should be good to go.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:27:26 PM

Unfortunately, any game you might have attempted to play during the problem (for me WKC) that had new trophies not yet synced with PSN may be lost.

Luckily that is only 1 bronze trophy that I think I can do again with a second play through... maybe. Makes me angry, but losing 1 trophy is acceptable.

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SvenMD
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:41:38 PM
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Yeah I'm sorry, but the blog update and twitter page is kinda useless....says the same thing we already know. Just fix it.

"Luckily" I was on call for 24 hours yesterday and missed all the shinanigans or else I would probably be hella-pissed to lose a Sunday of gaming.

So now after reading everything I just decided not to even turn my PS3 on until this thing is cleared up.....which I hope is freakin' SOON.

But people need to stop blaiming Sony. It's not like they saw this coming or planned it...but they should be working around the clock to fix it.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:51:32 PM

Who do we blame? Microsoft? Nintendo? Ourselves?

I'm sure we are all certain this was not intentional, but Sony is responsible for not catching the problem before it occurred.

I work in the QA department of a software developing company. Testing our product against leap year is on our list of manual and automated tests. If a bug makes it out to the general public, our company does not shy away from who is at fault - it is very clear who did not do their jobs - our department. Granted some issues will slip through, but we don't say it wasn't our fault. We learn from the experience and make sure to be more creative in our tests.

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NoSmokingBandit
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:16:57 PM

It is Sony's fault. Its a bug int he firmware they wrote, so obviously somebody missed this when they were programming the calendar.

Im not upset with Sony, but it is their fault. Shit happens and it was an honest mistake. It seems like they are working pretty hard on fixing it ASAP, so its not that big of a deal.

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Lemon_Saint
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:20:58 PM

I wouldn't normally blame anyone for this .. **it happens, right? Unfortunately, in this case, Sony was aware of the problem early on.

"No way ... Sony would never do this to us"

Think about it gang. Sony releases the fat system years ago. Then they release the Slim model. A bug appears yesterday that affects ONLY the fat systems ... the slim models are totally unaffected. That means that Sony had prior knowledge of this bug in the OS, fixed it for the new Slim models, and kept mum about the issue to the early adopters.

Why would they do this? Certainly, it wasn't intentional to lockout a portion of their installed user base. I think they just didn't know how to address the issue, and decided on a "wait-and-see" approach to the situation.

It probably will be fixed ... but really, my faith in corporate America's interests in the satisfaction of their clients went south years ago. I come from an old camp of thinking ... you purchase something now, twenty years from now it should still work...

.. not so. Not anymore.

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Jawknee
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:26:57 PM

This entitlement mentality really needs to stop. Sh!t happens. Boohoo. Can't play games for 24 hours. Read a book. Sony will have if fixed before long. Not a big deal. Save your angry outburst for more importent things in life.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:02:46 PM

Jawknee

Not being able to play my PS3 for 24 hours is not the concern - at least not my concern. What does concern me is the possible data loss. Being that I am on my 3rd PS3, I have already lost hundreds of hours of game save data and irreplaceable photos and videos.

I don't necessarily agree with people who are going after Sony with pitchforks in hand, but I can see their frustration with people out there who are so blind by fanboyism they can't see their faults. Love is blind. I like Sony products, but I acknowledge they have issues. I hate Microsoft, but I acknowledge they have useful, if not good, products.

Mistakes happen. Bugs slip through. I understand that. What I don't like is people saying "it's not Sony's fault". People need to stop taking blame away from where it's due. Sony screwed up. Simple. Sony can fix it. Simple. By no means is this -not- Sony's problem.

Sony is fully aware that this needs to be resolved quickly and have it swept under the carpet before it begins to effect their bottom line.

***EDIT***
Okay, I just read Lemon's post. Interesting conspiracy theory, but very unlikely. My reply to you may be unwarranted. Sorry.

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Naztycuts
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:06:45 PM

I like how some people (not here) sing the praises of (insert preferred console here) until some small unfortunate oversight (that in all likelihood will be resolved in 48 hours) occurs, then said console manufacturer goes to #1 on the s***list. The exception to this rule is the Xbox 360 fanbase, they apparently have enough money to throw into replacing multiple consoles and the brain capacity to pay for their internet twice. AT LEAST NO PS3's YLOD OUT OF THE BOX

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NoSmokingBandit
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:16:25 PM

@Lemon.
The Slims and Fats have different firmwares, probably developed by two separate teams who share code repositories. The Fat team probably missed something that only affects the hardware the Fats have, and that fix wouldnt have been shared because the Slim team wouldnt bother looking at stacks for hardware only the Fat has.

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:54:41 PM

@Lemon_saint,

It means no such thing. The real time clock is hardware not software. If there is a problem in the RTC used in the Phat models it can be fixed by firmware. However, that absolutely does not indicate that Sony had any prior knowledge of this. In fact, the fact that the RTC has an issue and they did not fix it in firmware already indicates that they had no idea that this was about to be an issue.

The RTC used is probably an off the shelf device, the same as it is in virtually every other computer system that uses a RTC. IBM had a problem with RTCs in their PCs years and years back (pre 2k) that did something similar to their PCs then.

But the thing that you and everyone else needs to understand is that the fault probably doesn't lay in the firmware it's in the RTC hardware.

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Deleted User
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:46:19 PM
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i been playing my psp
- god of war chain of oylumps till i get back to the god of war collection and heavy rain was half way through my frist run through. lost all my trophies i nevered synch with the server damn

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phantomMenace
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:08:00 PM

you wont lose all your trophies, as soon as they get the clock fixed the trophy system will no longer have a problem with the date and will function properly it has been stated all around the web that this will not be a problem, however if you do manage to somehow play a game with trophies or update system or save data there could be unforeseen problems with this new data.

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Qwarktast1c
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:50:55 PM
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i brought out the trusty ps2 :)

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Darwin1967
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:53:12 PM
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...Trophies, and any other data adversely affected by the bug should come back when it's all over...

Key word: SHOULD....Oh, how that so does not give me any confidence in their "fix".

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WolfCrimson
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:25:12 PM

The alternative to "should" in this scenario would be "will", in which case they would be lying since they did not test the fix yet to be able to confirm that the fix works. Have some faith, brotha/sista.

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bOnEs
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:54:16 PM
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that's some good news... i was all bent out of shape about it last night but, i'm willing to wait it out now that i know it wasn't just me...

i hope this clock thing is the issue and it's not something else... i guess we'll all know in a few hours...

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Zemus101
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:55:02 PM
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Well my Borderlands trophies literally vanished but I knew they'd be backed up elsewhere. Signed into Playstation.com and it says I have 80% of the Borderlands trophies hmm ...pretty sure I had 86% before since the new dlc. Everyone might want to give that a check and see if anything looks funny to you guys. Thanks for the updates Ben, nice to have you lookin out for us fatties.

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inkme101
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:58:17 PM
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gotta give it up for sony THANK YOU THANK YOU!
why you ask?
ill tell you why!
just bought a like new 60 gig from a guy on craigslist for 100 bux because it went down on him yesterday.
brought it home set it up and bam! (8001050F)error. SCORE!!!!!!

so by tomorrow ill have my slim and my bc 60 will be up and running

i know i know< i could have told the guy what the problem was but how does that benefit me?
after all he was the one that rushed it onto craigslist! right?


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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:02:52 PM

Ha, you know what's funny? I just checked out CraigsList in my area. There are a ton of ads where people are trying to trade their 360s for a PS3.

I think this solidifies the discussion we've had on PSXE about how 360 owners want a PS3 bad.

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darxed
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:26:33 PM

You dirty dirty man.... I joke I joke, totally would have done the same thing...

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Jawknee
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:28:31 PM

And you didn't bother to tell him this will all be over in 24 hours?

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FullmetalX10
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:40:00 PM

Win ><

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Shams
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:26:20 PM

And you were calling your brother a prick! LOL!

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inkme101
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:28:50 PM

i tried buying his cheap too! LOL

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:28:10 PM

Good for you Carlo, screw scruples, if people are stupid they deserve what they get. Never compromise!

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Clamedeus
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 12:58:47 PM
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I guess i shouldn't have reformatted my PS3 then. =( I tried alot of things to get it to work i got desperate. >.>

But i guess i needed a restart anyway on my games. Lmao

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:58:24 PM

Why would anyone reformat their PS3 before Sony has even come forward with a explanation and/or resolution?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:28:54 PM

*facepalm*

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:00:31 PM
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Cue Jeopardy countdown music......

Sony is on the clock people!

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Zemus101
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:06:09 PM

Please don't mention clocks ....please

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:10:53 PM

@Zemus

haha! too funny

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:29:44 PM

Jeopardy countdown music= stylized version of "I'm a little teapot"

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Vismund
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:00:49 PM
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Hope it gets fix.

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dtn2
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:09:30 PM
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First proven way to fix this Error 8001050F has just been released here: http://preview.tinyurl.com/yfv6bgt


I'm back on MW2, HECK YES!!!

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BikerSaint
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:36:24 PM

@dtn2,
Nice first post of yours,
YOU TROLLING ASSWIPE!!!!

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JackieBoy
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:09:43 PM
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hah lucky me I didn't switch on my ps3 from yesterday. Will wait untill everything's clear. Hurry up Sony! BF:BC2 is in two days!:)


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JcBball717
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:13:30 PM
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my heavy rain trophies better come back...

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Zemus101
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:18:14 PM
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Was trying to say check Playstation.com to see if you have your trophies ok, but my comment is pending?

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Scarecrow
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:19:43 PM
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Wow, I actually thought this would tatke more than a few days to figure out/fix (no sarcasm)

Hopefully it's fixed by tomorrow

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darxed
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:28:57 PM
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Well I just have my slim, so no worries for me... Still hope they get it fixed by tomorrow for the rest of PS3 owners..

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ezwiep
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:32:35 PM
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well i'm glad they figured it out i was really close of buying a new system today

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Superman915
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:40:05 PM
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just think...there are 360 owners go through this just about every day...

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WolfCrimson
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:28:42 PM

and they STILL bash/ try to bash the ps3(because quite frankly, what's left there to bash? the ps3 is the superior system). They will never learn.

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Zemus101
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:40:24 PM
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It's not letting me post anything on this issue :(

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rossinator_99
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:40:58 PM
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guess there won't be any heavy rain in my forcast for the next couple of days... =(

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Snicket
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:46:34 PM
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Well I'm off to check craigs list...

But his does not bother me in the least bit. a day without games is no big deal.

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JohnnyGold
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:47:35 PM
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in borderlands, i completed my fifth mission in new haven last night, and no trophy unlocked. im wondering if that trophy is just gone now until i do a second playthrough, or if it will sync up when they fix this issue. glad i was tired when i got out of work last night and only played for 45 minutes.

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Geobaldi
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:54:29 PM
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I guess I'm one of the lucky ones. My 60gb launch machine hasn't had an error pop up as of yet.

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Lex Luthor
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:55:26 PM
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Well, at least Sony is trying to fix the problem, unlike M$ forcing you to buy another console....

Yeah, I noticed the problem as well, but I thought it had something to do with my PS3 running out of space in the HDD (I only have 15 GB left out of 79 GB)....

Anyway, hope this get fixed ASAP because this bug facked up my Silent Hill Homecoming Save States....

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Jawknee
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:57:16 PM

Theres a difference. This is just some kind of bug. MS banned all those losers who steal video games.

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Lex Luthor
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:05:03 PM

I know that, but my point was that M$ considers the RROD "a minor bug"...

Or how else do you think they sleep at night knowing they sold you a piece of $hit??

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:38:12 PM

LOL, you're correct, MS does consider the RROD a minor bug (despite creating a 33% mortality rate in their first half dozen Xbox360 motherboard revisions). So if that is a minor bug, then a single day outage because of a buggy real time clock must be so insignificant as to be unrecognized.

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___________
Tuesday, March 02, 2010 @ 1:51:08 AM

how did they consider it a minor bug when they have changed the mother board used like 4 times, and extended the warranty to 3 years?
that does not sound like a minor bug to me.

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Jawknee
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 1:56:39 PM
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the bots are crowing over at IGN. Biased trash. The headline of their article reads "what we know about the DEATH of the PSN"

PSN is hardly dead.

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Naztycuts
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:56:13 PM

I can't blame them jawknee, they have to have SOMETHING to do besides lie about how bad the graphics suck in Uncharted 2, Cry because MGS4 didn't come to their console, and B**ch about not getting a game with a "predictable story" that's "nothing but QTE's". We might be doing the same thing if we were the laughing stock of this generation with RROD, M$ banning modded consoles (which I agree with), paying twice for internet, and not having many good exclusives in 2010. The xboxers need to pick on us because theyre bored and they know how much longer our exclusives are and how much better our exclusives look than theirs (It might be capable of better graphics, but dvd9 means no room for all that wonderful looking information). Long live the PSN

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WolfCrimson
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:30:53 PM

Let the haters be hatin', cuz in the end, it doesn't even matter!

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Shams
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:16:26 PM

Rediculous. They even admit in the article it doesn't have to do with the PSN, but with which SKU you have (older phat models). I remember when LIVE went down for at least one weekend a couple years back during Christmas holidays, and there was no such headlines, despite it affecting all users. And now, it hasn't even been a couple days, and the problem isn't even affecting all users, and they say PSN is dead. They wish, right? Ridiculous.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 11:42:37 PM

Maybe the guys over at IGN can handle no XBL for several days, but several hours without PSN is unbearable. Maybe that's it. Maybe it's that good.

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BTNwarrior
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:03:52 PM
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I hope it's fixed before tommorow so I can play some Bad Company 2. Untill then I'm keepin myself entertained with Final Fantasy which just came out on the iphone

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solidsnakins
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:12:33 PM
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Is this not affecting slim ps3's?, cause i havn't noticed any problems, but my friends launch system isn't working

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:33:58 PM

Can't you read?

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Bogs
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:13:54 PM
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Sony went with a decision that Corporate America makes everyday..."Deal with it when it becomes an issue." I don't see why anyone is surprised just relax, read a book, maybe go outside? Or do what I'm doing... go to a friends with an X-BOX 360.

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sonic1899
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:12:45 PM

Xbox Live went down early last year near the same time. With XBL now being slower than before, a failure rate over 50%, 'exclusive' games that aren't even exclusive (you can buy L4D and ME2 on pc) a disk format with limited capacity, and being forced to pay $50 a year for a service you can get for free, do you REALLY think the xbox 360 is that much better? Please explain why I shouldn't sell the one I have for a few PS3 games?

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:10:15 PM

@Sonic

Why are you trying to convince someone that the 360 is 'garbage' when they clearly stated they are going to a friends place to access one?

Obviously this person owns a PS3, not a 360 and is enjoying the fruits of someone else's garden.

As one may say to their gaurd dogs. Down Boy! Sit! Relax man, he never once stated anything that should make you feel the need to defend the PS3.

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FxTales
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:19:32 PM
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Sorry silly girl question but I've left my ps3 with my brother, he doesn't use online (to my knowledge) will this effect offline users or just online?

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FullmetalX10
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:44:24 PM

For as far as I know, just online, as long as the PS is totally disconnected from anything online, the dude should be fine.

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FullmetalX10
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:51:54 PM

Scrap that, just don't let him use the machine for a day...

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:16:23 PM

It doesn't matter if it is online or not. If the system has the bug it is affected. A friend of mine doesn't even have internet and he cannot play any games and his clock reset to 1999. Best not to play anything until the issue is fixed.

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rogergent
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:20:38 PM
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A firmware update will not fix this.
Unless the internal bios clock fixes itself which i really hope happens.
Nothing short of removing the bios battery or flashing will fix this problem so no this will not be fixed in 24 hours if the internal clock does not right itself.
If for some reason it does not we will all be sending them back for repair something which Sony can ill afford.

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JPBooch
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:30:37 PM

I thought firmware updates are exactly that, bios changes. Which is the reason why you can't lose power during an update.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:02:02 PM

They can create a work around. Update the PS3 OS to expect leap year every 2 years rather than 4. This way when the invalid leap year date arrives in 2014 and passes through an invalid date of Feb 29 2014, the OS will be able to handle it.

In laymen terms; As of now the internal clock is trying to tell the PS3 to use a date it hasn't been programmed for. So program the OS to accept the date. It's not a fix, but it's a adequate band-aid.

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JPBooch
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:28:34 PM
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So, the problem is with the internal clock and the internet? The internal one thinks that this is a leap year which results in a crash when it syncs with the internet, if I'm reading it correctly.

Has anyone tried removing the battery from the board for a minute and then replacing it?

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Cavan
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:36:04 PM

think about it for a sec, if you cannot sign in you cannot go online, if you cant go online, how will you be able to update the firmware??

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:38:36 PM

@JP...This cannot be true. There are people that have systems not connected to internet and they are still having the same issue. It is a code error on the earlier models.

I believe some of the early posts hit the nail on the head. The ps3 had a meltdown due to an error in the code that has to due with leap year (or in this case, lack thereof).

@Cavan..The only way to update will be to download the update via PC onto a flash drive.

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WolfCrimson
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:45:40 PM

@Booch: Too dangerous of a solution to ask an average person to do, they might screw up. Plus I think opening up a PS3 voids its warranty? (but most Phats by now are already passed their one-year warranty)

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:14:45 PM

Hey guys;

Remember, some firmware updates are required before accessing the PSN...

PSN access is not needed to initiate a firmware patch. Now, if the PS3 does not have an internet connection the PC method will be needed to prevent the issue from happening again.

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Cavan
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:53:37 PM

yeah i know, but not everyone has a pc (i have naturally but 2 of my good mates dont, if they wanna do anything online they use their ps3's so there gunner be abit stuck)

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StevieRV
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:33:49 PM
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i dont mind my ps3 being out of action but all my data on heavy rain has gone missing, heavy rain trophies, the heavy rain dynamic theme and my heavy rain dlc, nothinge else got affected, which was weird

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JackC8
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:38:38 PM
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I think it's time they replaced some personnel at Sony. Between the firmware updates and their bugs, and now this - the quality is sinking beneath the level I deem acceptable. I paid a premium price, I expect a premium product.

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sonic1899
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:39:53 PM
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Have any of you guys seen the recent articles? Now when I google news PS3, I read articles claiming that 'PS3 owners are now moving to Xbox' and 'PS3 FF XIII will have less sales' all because of this downtime. WTF?? When Xbox Live went down last year, there has hardly anyone taking it that seriously; now that it happened with PSN the PS3 is a bad system? I don't understand people anymore :P

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NonProphet
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:44:21 PM
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Damn, from the title of the article "Sony Provides PS3 Error Update", I thought they released a patch to fix the problem. Oh well, soon hopefully.

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FullmetalX10
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 2:47:05 PM
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I kind of have an urge to turn on my PS3 and go to the PSstore, just to see if I'll get an error message. Won't do it though, not now at least, maybe in an hour.

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Zemus101
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:31:39 PM

as soon as an update is available it'll be posted right away on the ps blog or Sony's twitter page

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:39:24 PM

You won't even get that far if you turn it on buddy. The error attacks before you can do anything.

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THE NTMIDTR
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:01:27 PM
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Question:

If it IS a hard wired thing in the older PS3's, and it will happen every 2 years until fixed...

Then why did it NOT happen in 2008?

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:45:38 PM

Simply put....the code error was for this year. Going by early posts, the code was entered to tell the PS3 that leap year was in 2010. Using that logic, you would think we would have had some sort of issue in 2008 (the last leap year) but I don't remember my PS3 skipping from Feb. 28th to March 1st.

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JPBooch
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:53:09 PM

2008 was a leap year, so indeed there was a Feb 29th. If the PS3 was around in Feb 06 your question might be valid

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THE NTMIDTR
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 9:03:05 PM

What does 2006 have to do with it? I had it prior to Feb. 2008 (they launched in 2007 right?)

I didn't get your comment so maybe I missed something?

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Juanalf
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:02:07 PM
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Some so-called ps3 owners are talking about suing Sony over distressed and some other stupid junk I could care less about.This will probably go down in gaming history as the day that all 360 fanboys proudly waved their c0ck in the air.

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Arvis
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:18:33 PM

Meh. I'm fine waiting 24 hours as opposed to two weeks minimum for my refurb console to arrive in the mail.

-Arvis

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WolfCrimson
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:37:58 PM

@HeXen: Seriously? People did that? Is common sense and logic a rare commodity these days?

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Scarecrow
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:38:58 PM

Two weeks?

More like a month
Funny, 360 RROD possibly every two days

We get a silly clock issue and people start to panic? lol...

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:35:30 PM

We live in an odd culture where 24-hours of inadvertent console deprivation can result in a company being sued for causing mental distress or pain and suffering. What a bunch of BS.

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Fane1024
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:49:55 PM

Two weeks?

More like five days.

At least, that was my experience.

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BeezleDrop
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:05:35 PM
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The Bots have no right to wave anything or be pleased with these unfortunate events, they wasted money on a Timebomb, nuff said.

This just had to happen this week of all weeks, I get Bad Company 2 @ midnight and don't even get to play it. Such ridiculousness.

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whooka
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:18:20 PM
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IGN is calling it 'the biggest system blackout in the history of video games'. give me a break. alot of ms/xbox industry folks were waiting for something like this since they're watching PS3 finally out pace the Xbox in both sales and game quality (ps3 exclusives at least). people forget about the Zune new year's eve blowout last year, which wasn't console related but a spectacular MS screwup as well. Stuff happens. I have a 40GB Fat model and didn't happen to turn it on yesterday but was hoping for some Dragon Age this eve so will make sure i turn off my WAP before powering on ol' fatty and disabling the Wi-Fi on there for now.

Arguably the inextricable link between the games and the PSN is not always a good thing.

Also, if Sony can brick a PS3 with a firmware update (I had that happen to me once way back when) hopefully they can fix it with one.

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taus90
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:26:31 PM
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i have 60 gb launch model unaffected yippe playing resistance 2 online.

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firehahahahaha
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:28:26 PM
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Taking out the internal battery will most likely fix the problem. Since my battery was already dead, I was unaffected.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:06:07 PM

It does seem to temporarily remedy the problem, but is it worth voiding your warranty to get a head start on a inevitable solution just mere hours away?

Even if your warranty expires, Sony has the right to refuse repairing your console if the warranty sticker has been voided.

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Lotusflow3r
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:33:34 PM
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PS3 is getting slaughtered with bad press right now and there is no way the competitors and fanboys are gonna let it slide.

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JDC80
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:03:31 PM

The PS3 been out since 2006 and this is probably the first major thing to happen to it, while at the same time an average Xbox 360 fanboy is playing on his third of fifth Xbox 360 because they keep burning out on him and as for Wii fanboys the last time that group sat down and play a Wii game from start to finish was probably "Mad World".

And I would remind the 360 friendly press that their beloved console is still suffering from error and burning out issues.

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Mr Bitey
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:24:16 PM

My PS3 clock says it's 1999. So let's party like it's 1999!! ;)

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FlyingKickPunch
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:37:22 PM
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half my themes corrupted, clock set itself to 12/31/99...you cant even manually set it to that date.
dont attempt to play a game with trophies, as it will delete the trophy data. luckily i didnt try more than one game, lol. also, all my downloaded psn games have no owner.

that www.us.playstation.com/dearplaystation thing was pretty weird too huh?
it said something like
"enable flash and/or javascript and stop wasting my time"
man last night was scary....

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Cavan
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:37:34 PM
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strange thing is my mate has the 80 gb phat and i txted him to say dont put on your ps kos of a bug etc etc, naturally he does to see if am lyin, and he went online for about 5 mins and switched it off again, so has it been fixed kos he dont have a slim and was able to get online?

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Gone
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:39:33 PM
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Download times seem a lot faster now (GoWIII Demo).

Has anyone watched The Tester so far. It's been going okay, kind of reminds me of Wipeout.

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Superman915
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:45:06 PM

They're faster because theres's a lot less ppl on. if you have a Slim, count your blessings and go nuts downloading.

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:47:05 PM
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All this still doesn't explain why the clocks went to 1999. I think this is a bug put into place by Prince so he can tell everyone to party like it's 1999. Just my thought. Anyway, off to party!

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Superman915
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:51:48 PM

Prince still plays Gamecube. It's the only console that matches his wardrobe.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:03:11 PM

Its a programming thing. When invalid dates are passed through application, the application will revert to a default date. In this case the default date is 12/31/1999.

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:03:45 PM

@Superman,

Yeah that is true but if you noticed he also disabled the themes so you would be set back to the default theme, which in some cases, is purple.

So, instead of Heavy Rain for everyone, let's all have Purple Rain. xD

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:31:21 PM

Wait a minute... you were making a joke. Hahaha I get jokes...

**places tail between legs and walks away**

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:03:23 PM

No need to walk away Nynja.... I got what you were saying. No harm buddy

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FlyingKickPunch
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:49:57 PM
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i just hope it's fixed by tomorrow because im getting bad company 2. on ps3!
PSNid : FlyingKickPunch
if anyone wants to play

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KingRed
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:59:49 PM

Yea I'm getting it at Midnite. Be Glad Play with You. PSN KingRed

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REAPER_956
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 3:54:14 PM
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I tryied playing the game modern warfare 2 and it didnt want to let me play. It said unable 2 load trophys i just wanted to ask. Will it be broken forever

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darxed
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:24:47 PM

In theory, It should be fixed by tomorrow... If you want to see if your trophies are safe, go to www.playstation.com and check, if they're there, then all is fine

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Oyashiro
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:09:57 PM
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One good thing came out of this. We all are a came closer together as a community.

Gather around the camp fire everybody! We will roast marshmallows and tell ghost stories.

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Nynja
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:14:58 PM

lol

I got a flashlight... who wants to go first?

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Gone
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:26:22 PM

Once upon a time there was this game journalist who would tease us about a Blue PS3 Giveaway, but it never happened because he traded it in for $150 off of a Slim. BOOOOOooooooooo

Is that "John Shepard" behind you.

Ben can you give us the story on "John Shepard"?
Is he a real person, because he has never posted a comment in the two years that I have been on this site.

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:36:24 PM

John Shepard is the origami killer!!!!!

(ducks under desk shortly after typing this)

SCARY

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BikerSaint
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:11:59 PM

OK, I've got a real story for you all

Once upon a midnight, all dark, dank, and dreary....there lived a lil puppy named Demon Dog that was Bipolar & carried an attitute.....

(holds up flashlight to Demon Dog/White Fangs cute lil face) see avatar

OWWW, OK, OK, OK!!!!
(Now whispering: Demon Dog...er...I mean....aks White Fang....says I better stop with his bio right now before he chomps down some more rivet holes the rest of the way up my ankles).

*BAD PUPPY, BACK, BACK, BACK TO HADES, I SAY*
*Good, now SIT*

Please excuse me if I don't finish the rest of the story, I've got to run now......
(goes to get extra necklaces of garlic cloves, more Holy water, wooden stakes, a 10 foot cross, and 100 extra machine gun belts of 50-caliber, silver-tipped, uranium-enriched hollow-points).

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McLovin519
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:10:19 PM
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I hope that sony comes out with a backup device that works like Apple's
"Time Machine" that automatically backs up ALL of your data every hour.
I think that would be a nice feature to have.

Just my opinion.

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NoSmokingBandit
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:31:52 PM

That would be great except half of the games i own wont allow me to back up my saves. Which is bullshit imo. What does the developer have to gain from restricting me from backing up my saves?

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Grown_Gamer
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:16:25 PM
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Man, this couldn't have happened at a worse time for Sony...right when the PS3 was starting to gain some serious ground on the competition. Hopefully this issue will be resolved before it starts affecting sales...if it hasn't already.

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:34:36 PM

Don't really see how it could affect sales as the slims that are on the market are not affected by this meltdown.

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Zemus101
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:18:54 PM

Yeah, but this is a huge month for PS3 games and a lot of those games can also be purchased on that "other" console. How many original PS3's are there ..20 million? Plus debug systems that devs are trying to use to no avail, this isn't good :P

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NoSmokingBandit
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:34:21 PM

I dont think i alot of copies of GoW3 and Heavy Rain are going to be bought for the 360...

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Grown_Gamer
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:40:53 PM
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True, but your average consumer won't bother to research the issue, they'll just assume that all PS3 units are messed up. And I'm sure the xbots at Gamestop aren't doing anything to help this matter.

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 4:59:33 PM

Except that this only affects the old PS3s, not the slim models, and that delineation is very clear. So I don't think that most buyers will even care so long as their slim model isn't affected.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:49:18 PM

What he's saying is the average idiot on the street won't know or won't research or won't be told by gamestop tards that it doesn't affect slims.

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Superman915
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:05:47 PM
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this is the longest 24 hours ever.

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Zemus101
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:19:57 PM

I'd thumb you up several times if it was possible, this is taking forever :P I hate changing my routines

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Grown_Gamer
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:08:52 PM
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You may be right Highlander, but after spending a couple of years working in retail, I know how uninformed customers can be.

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:37:44 PM

Which is precisely why this will not even be an issue in 6 months time because it is something that will be fixed without lasting impact, so short term there may be an impact, but long term probably not.

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Lotusflow3r
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:26:21 PM
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its working

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:38:00 PM

Your PS3 phat is back to normal now?

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Darwin1967
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:37:46 PM
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My system is up and running, but the date says 2/28, LOL....now I'm afraid to change it!!

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:38:18 PM

Let the network time update it.

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Lotusflow3r
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:40:21 PM

i changed it. its all good.

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Jian2069
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:40:41 PM
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so basically im safe if i dont turn on my ps3?

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piratedrunk
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:49:26 PM
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I am using this opportunity to finish Persona 3 finally. I forgot just how awesome this game is.

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PhilDis
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:53:18 PM
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heads up my PS3 is back up and running. Go to the date and time and reset it using the internet. Everything will work again!! Yea:)

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bridgera
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:54:23 PM
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"fix within the next 24 hours."

LMAO, well I guess that was true, since the problem only lasted 24 hours, I guess they did have a fix "within the next 24 hours" as the fake Feb 29th 2010 passed.

It appears this glitch only occurs on even numbered years that don't have a leap year, which means Sony has another 4 years before they have to fix the problem....

... or 4 years from now they just let the same thing happen and offer a fix within 24 hours lol.

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JDC80
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:54:26 PM
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I check and PSN up and running but I'm going to wait a bit. The date for me was 4/28/2010 when it started up.

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FlyingKickPunch
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:56:41 PM
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PSN is back online everyone

crisis averted...whew

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sunspider13
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:57:31 PM
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Ok I do believe that things are back up.

Before I found out about this whole calender thing, I was playing Borderlands online with friends. Got booted off the network, figured there was a problem so I continued to play single-player. After getting off I put in Darksiders (waiting for GoW is killing me), but it wouldn't play. Looked at my trophies and found my trophies for DarkS gone.

Long story short, sycnd the date via the internet and sycnd my trophies and everything is good. Party on.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 5:58:05 PM
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WOOHOO, my fat girl is back in action!

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Clamedeus
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:01:22 PM
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@TheHighlander

I thought it was only happening to me. that's why i did it, and after i tried everything else it seemed like the best thing to do.

But i didn't know it was a widespread thing. And hours later i found out Sony announced that people are getting it.

Well, Atleast I'll have a good time redoing everything. On some of the game's i have i think i messed up on some of the stuff so now i'll be able to restart on it.

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:10:48 PM

Hey, I'm sorry. You have my sympathies, I came close to doing it last night, or at least trying the factory reset option.

I've kinda sorta started over once before as well, so I do sympathize.

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:09:37 PM
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Ben,
You should update this post and let everyone know that the meltdown is over and everyone can get back to chasing down the origami killer or leveling up in MAG. Peace out. Going to play Heavy Rain.

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karneli lll
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:17:29 PM

Gracious amigo!

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Clamedeus
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:13:28 PM
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YAY! the PSN is back up and running.

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Jawknee
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:17:19 PM
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Happy to report my 60gb is back online.

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:30:38 PM

Ditto.

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NoSmokingBandit
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:18:53 PM
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For those wondering, fat ps3s thought they were on Feb 29, which of course does not exist so they freaked out and stopped working. At 7:00pm EST (aka 20 mins ago) GMT rolled over to 00:00 March 2. Time is calculated based on variance from GMT, so where i live (east coast USA) time is found by GMT -5:00. Now that GMT is March 2nd it can subtract back to Mar 1 instead of the non-existent Feb 29.

As a big shock to all of us, the world did not a'splode without our ps3s on for a few hours.

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:31:51 PM

Excellent summary.

Now, expect Sony to quietly sue everything except the tooth enamel from those responsible for the RTC chip in the older PS3s.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:34:46 PM

I didn't think it was time to end it yet.

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Superman915
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:41:03 PM

if that was the case, why hasn't this happened every end of february since the PS3 has been out?

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NoSmokingBandit
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:05:09 PM

Bugs can pop up from any number of causes. I've only done a little programming in my life, but there can be several obscure lines of code that dont bother each other until very specific criteria is met, and that might be the case with the fat PS3. It may be the "10" in 2010 that causes a problem with the way the dates add up... There are really too many variables to get into, but im sure theres some line of code hidden deep in there that hates Mar 1 2010, lol.

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G8GTdriver
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:21:03 PM
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WOW. IGN sure knows how over dramatize things. You'd think they've never seen a console or its online service go down before. I guess its a Xbox favored site?

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Clamedeus
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:23:16 PM

That's why i don't like IGN that much, they can be very Bias though.

But what i don't get is sometimes they have xbots review PS3 games who don't like the game at all. Stupid no?

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Superman915
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:37:50 PM

can't spell ignorant without I-G-N R-A-N-T.

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whooka
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:27:10 PM
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Interesting. I came home from work today and noticed Windows XP Automatic Fixes, er, Updates, had a ready notification and MS is pushing down this new one. I thought they fixed this when the Bush Admin famously reinvented daylight savings time based upon what appeared to be an assumption that adjusting the time on our clocks controls the distance between the sun and the earth. Great stuff, by the people who brought you the Crusades 2001 and Creationist support...

Install this update to resolve issues caused by revised daylight saving time and time zone laws in several countries. This update enables your computer to automatically adjust the computer clock on the correct date in 2010. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

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whooka
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:28:01 PM

And to reply to my own comment I just realized if you look at how they word the update they blame it on the timezone changes various countries made rather then the fact that even at this point Windows still can't tell time right...

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THEVERDIN
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:36:59 PM
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It wouldn't be an issue if it weren't for the Trophies that gamers wanted. Where did that come from XBOX LIVE. They had Trophies so the PS3 had to follow what a mistake.

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:40:34 PM
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All we need now is a big banner ALL Is Well! type of story from a phew well recognized game news sites...cough...cough...nudge, nudge....wink, wink...

Ben, got a headline handy?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:47:01 PM

IGN put up a little dinky thing on their previous propaganda story. Still no one is willing to admit this happens to the box.

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Deleted User
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:50:31 PM
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PSN BACK ONLINE!

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Alienange
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:50:33 PM
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It's aliiiiive!

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camaro300zx
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:51:13 PM
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It's 6:50 pm here in Nebraska and I am signed in on PSN!! All IS well!! Pat Sony on the back for a speedy recovery.

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Grown_Gamer
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:52:28 PM
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Something told me things were back to normal when I noticed Yahoo pulled the story from their homepage.

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thj_1980
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:53:02 PM
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Well, nothing wrong with my 80gb(4usb) model so with my 160gb I played on those today and nothing happened to them. Only thing I noticed was my 160gb took 5 seconds longer to sign in besides that nothing wrong at all.

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Highlander
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:54:21 PM

Probably because it had to reset the clock.

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Deleted User
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 6:59:32 PM
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That Yahoo article is still up...and they were overreacting like everyone else...Come on guys, this is Sony we are talking about. It took what? Half a day to get this issue resolved? And this was the first major PSN crash ever? Sony provides quality, people. Quit trippin.

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attack88
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:03:08 PM
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I LOVE SONY there recover time is so much faster than microsoft anyone up for MAG hit me up

Psn=attack88

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Machony
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:05:06 PM
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LOL at all the articles overreacting about this! People wanted this to be Sony's RROD so bad.

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Charger7302
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:07:15 PM
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Anyone read what someone at the other camp had to say about the Ps3 troubles.
"Part of me wants to say 'neener neener', but I won't; we've had our troubles too. I'm sure things will be fixed soon. Patience!"
Trixie360, Xbox Live social lead and community manager at Microsoft

link: http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/702896/Video-Game-Industry-Reacts-To-Worldwide-PlayStation-3-Glitch-.html



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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:08:22 PM
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I have as much love for Sony as anyone else here but they didn't have anything to do with the issue getting resolved. They just had to wait out the time warp just like the rest of us. Back to gaming people.

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Vismund
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:10:17 PM
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Patience is a virtue. Sweet, back to normal!

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:13:05 PM

There's another half to that quote, "Patience is a virtue, which few of us possess."

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:12:04 PM
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"The King is dead, Long live the King."

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Charger7302
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:23:35 PM

Last time I checked my ps2 was alive and well :)

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sunspider13
Tuesday, March 02, 2010 @ 12:30:41 AM

"Hail to the King, baby."

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Vismund
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 7:24:26 PM
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@WorldEndsWithMe, So true. lol!

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BikerSaint
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 8:18:25 PM
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Just went back to caressing my sweet fat 60 babe, & her condition is back to 100% stable and fully functioning.

So now that our short trial separation is finally behind us, she's purring right along once again to the rhythm of my fingers as they stroke that sensual controller of hers.

I did have to diddle around with her skeletal structure a bit though, but I only found that she had come down with a couple of irritating, though minor, quirks, resulting symptoms apparently due to that 24 hour bug bite she received I suppose.

All of her major organs, including her trophies, games, & saves were fully functional, and still had an excellent heat-beat.

But a few of her other vitals were slightly elevated.
Her biological clock was off a bit, her EKG was reading 4/1/2010 4:13AM(should have been 3/1/2010, at the time of 8:17PM) but her time's arrhythmia was probably just due to all that prior non-rem sleep now catching up with her over-clocked system.

Also I had to also go & strip her body bare of her old original plain-Jane frumpy-housecoat looking PS3 theme.

Now she looks simply stunning after coaxing her back into her more form-fitted & sexier KZ2 outfit once again.

(So, in my best Honeymooner's voice).....

"Baby, you're the greatest"



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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 8:28:24 PM

That one took me back to when I used to frequent the penthouse forums. You should really seek help.

Keep that dog away from me please!!!

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BikerSaint
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 8:28:47 PM
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Oh, BTW, in case it matters...
when I re-set my Baby's date & Time, I used the "internet button" option, instead of trying to do it manually again.

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BikerSaint
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 8:33:12 PM
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Rogers,

LOL

BTW, Demon Dog wants to add his reply here too.......

"GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR"

Wanna pet him?

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rogers71
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 10:03:09 PM

I will pass on the petting.... I need all my digits for gaming, thank you very much.


Good doggy....SIT....NOW!!!

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Blaiyan
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 10:41:30 PM
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Mines works now. Decided to play God of War II and then watch Wall-E with my nephew during the down time.



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Robochic
Monday, March 01, 2010 @ 11:10:20 PM
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haven't tried but I also sleep all day so this really didn't make me to upset, it made me more scared if it turned out to be a non fix issue.

I don't blame Sony Sh*t happens I have been a happy launched console customer from the beginning I would be more ticked if they were like another so called company where the failure rate is ridiclous and they try hiding the issue but Sony came right out and said they would get it fixed in a timely manner they could of just ignored and told customers to deal with it and not give us updates or a reasoning behind the issue, so before you start pointing fingers just be thankful you have a Company that cares about their customers and have a reliable console having one issue once in a blue moon I would rather have, having issues all the time where you are constantly taking u'er console in for repairs on a regular basis I defently do not want, so i applaud sony for getting the issue resolved in a timly manner and not dancing around the issue like other companies I won't mention.

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inkme101
Tuesday, March 02, 2010 @ 12:05:07 AM
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PS3. it only does everything. BUT LEAP YEAR

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___________
Tuesday, March 02, 2010 @ 1:55:27 AM
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i knew there was a reason why i bought a slim.
now only if i could find all my saved data back, i was almost finished on burnout paradise, turok, dmc4, unreal tournament 3, midnight club LA.
so close to reaching the penicle, but so far.
and my bloody external HDD went belly up on me too, actually come to think of it i better do another back up.

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