You hear about it happening to other people, but you never think it will happen to you. "Other guy's equipment may be faulty, but mine runs like clockwork." you think - unaware that karma is waiting around the corner, ready to kick you in the balls.
Today I got the Red Ring of Death.
(Not to be confused with the Burnin' Ring of Fire, which I got from the chili I ate the other night.)
So what does that mean? I have to pack up my XBox and send it away. They'll either send me a refurbished one, or mine once it's been repaired. Either way, I hope it comes back
I'm going to miss it while it's gone. I think I'll be at a loss as to what to do.
Online Poker? Maybe.
Read a Book? I don't know.
Hold my functionless controller, stare at a blank TV screen and cry while I rock back and forth?