What can you do with an xbox 360?

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  1. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    I recently won a 360 elite and I would like to know what I can do with it.

    I really don't game any more and things like using it as a media extender are more interesting to me.

    I've got it setup and connected to my vista media center box and it works great except no netlfix support:|

    What else can I do? Any way of avoiding having to pay for a gold member account?
  2. randomtask

    randomtask Chimp.

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    Throw it from the top of a tall building?



    ;) I kid i kid.
  3. -=Lurker=-

    -=Lurker=- **BANNED**

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    Give it to Torx to add to his shrine... :D
  4. namelessentity

    namelessentity Resident Cynic

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  5. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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    Sell it and spend the money on your VW.
  6. SoulAssassin

    SoulAssassin Car Ramrod

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    Give it to me (mine RROD'd and waiting on shipping box) and I'll give you mine. Then you can fix it and learn ooooh so much about how the RROD affects the xbox.


    Seriously though, I don't have the xbox gold either as most of my friends that play online got a ps3 after i got my xbox. I use my xbox just for streaming movies from my pc and listening to music while working in the basement. Slickdeals just had tversity for free and I did get the exe so check it out - it might be available.

    Edit: found this on SD

    http://forums.slickdeals.net/showthread.php?t=1551209

    Never heard of it before but sounds like it's worth checking out for $20.
  7. GOG427

    GOG427 Free Mustache Rides...

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  8. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    im throwing another vote for sell it. If you don't play games, not much use for it. I mean media streaming is cool and all, but so is money :)

    (also give tweakers 1st shot lol)
  9. Softmod the dvd drive so you can play backup games and dvd's.
  10. PeNZ

    PeNZ Tweak OG

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    s a netflix app you can download on XBL, but you will need to get live
  11. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    I'm with the Mayor on this. Just sell it, and spend the money where you would actually like to (say, on your VW, for instance).
  12. SoulAssassin

    SoulAssassin Car Ramrod

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    I'll bid $1 Bob
  13. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    If you don't play games or won't shell out for the membership, sell it.
  14. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    Lol you guys are funny.

    The media extender functionality alone is enough to keep it!

    As far as selling it and putting it towards my VW, money isn't the issue. Find me a place in CA that is willing to custom restore it the way I want it and I'll put it in the shop asap!
  15. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    I'm sure there are I just don't have the knowledge or connections to find one thats reputable.
  16. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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    Do you drive the VW anymore? Is it registered/insured?
  17. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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    Maybe try Yelp. If you're going to take it to a shop, start small. Have them work on a couple small things first so you don't get too invested in them. If you're happy, proceed with caution.

    But I bet a lot of the stuff you want to fix/restore, you could do yourself. It'd be a fun experience and you could write a nice picture filled thread for us on T3D :D
  18. GOG427

    GOG427 Free Mustache Rides...

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    Dude, softmod the drive with firmware hack. Is as old as the system. thats how I mod mine:)
    EDIT: Theres a hack for netflix streaming without paying for live..
  19. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    No, it's registered as non use or what ever it's called.




    I don't have the time or energy to work on it myself, I've got too many home projects that I need to complete.
  20. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    is the mame cab finished?

    i vote softmod. or send to me ;)
  21. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    The art isn't done and the guy that I wanted to do the art has been busy.
  22. GRP

    GRP oh snap

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    The 360 is near worthless without games. I'd sell it.
  23. -=Lurker=-

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    My bid is $99.99

    Oh damn... I lose... Oh well.. I have a PS3. :)
  24. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    i'll trade you my sprint touch diamond for it + a few monies.
  25. ivwshane

    ivwshane We are all old school!

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    I've already got plenty of toilet paper:p



    I'm not selling it guys, sorry.