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March 22, 2008, 04:49:50 AM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #25 on: March 22, 2008, 04:49:50 AM »
Um... damn. That sucks.

Hopefully if you downloaded anything you spent Wii Points on, they got you registered at MyNintendo or whatever it is.

As for the chance of a defective disc, maybe.

I must wonder, though, is my disk potentially defective enough to warrent sending back? I cleared Co-Op Event 4 in spite of the glitch that happened there every time, but I'm sitll nervous about that happening in a Wifi match.

March 22, 2008, 06:48:10 AM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #26 on: March 22, 2008, 06:48:10 AM »
Before, it'd get read errors through random playing and at certain points in the Subspace Emisarry. I've been playing all the other modes and haven't gotten any errors so far, so I'm guessing the original problem was a compound of a defective Wii and a scratched disc. So we should fix the disc, then.

March 22, 2008, 07:04:05 AM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #27 on: March 22, 2008, 07:04:05 AM »
WHY did you not back up your saved games?
(Or did you and you just didn't mention it?)

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March 22, 2008, 04:37:36 PM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #28 on: March 22, 2008, 04:37:36 PM »
It was never made clear the data was at all at risk.

March 22, 2008, 04:54:15 PM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #29 on: March 22, 2008, 04:54:15 PM »
I've been through the warranty process with Nintendo before, and they made it clear to me that all of the data would be erased. This is standard procedure these days for any warranty repair. If you send in a computer to be fixed, prepare to get a reformatted computer back.

March 22, 2008, 04:57:54 PM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #30 on: March 22, 2008, 04:57:54 PM »
Well gee, that sure helps me now. Thanks, guys.

In any case, I called Nintendo, and they say the problem is with the disk. It does have a mighty scratch on it from being inside the system while it was jostled that goes all the way around the disk - unfortunately they won't repair it for free. I was going to go have the disk resurfaced, and if that doesn't work, I guess we'll see where it goes from there.

March 22, 2008, 06:18:31 PM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #31 on: March 22, 2008, 06:18:31 PM »
Had the disk resurfaced. Now the game crashes whenever it tries to load Fox.

God damn it.

March 22, 2008, 08:29:30 PM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #32 on: March 22, 2008, 08:29:30 PM »
...why...did you have it resurfaced


March 22, 2008, 10:47:53 PM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #33 on: March 22, 2008, 10:47:53 PM »
Epilogue: Addendum: So he got it exchanged at Wal-Mart for free. Yay for apathetic employees.


March 24, 2008, 02:34:26 AM
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Re: Defective ol' Wii
« Reply #34 on: March 24, 2008, 02:34:26 AM »
He tricked an old lady into giving him a new copy.

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