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Xbox 360 suffers ritual sacrifice

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Wed Nov 23 2005, 07:23
A BRAND new Xbox 360 was ritually sacrificed in front of a large line of Xbox Fanboys waiting to buy the latest machines.

Blokes from smashmyxbox.com queued for 55 hours outside Best Buy to be one of the first to own the new gear.

However, to the horror of the waiting line, once buying the much sort after machine, the pair took out a pair of sledgehammers and pummelled it to death in front of them.

The whole thing was shot on film, and will be displayed on the site today. The site owners had collected the money required for their stunt from donors who will apparently get a kick out of seeing a smashed up Xbox.

"This is only a social experiment, for the entertainment of the donors, and visitors of the site," the site organisers said.

The move did not go down well with some of the Xbox geeks on this news group.

One said: "The person who did this should be dragged out into the street and castrated just for his pure disregard for the person who was the first one denied his 360 in that line. With the whole 360 shortage on launch, this is just a nasty asshole move that should not be tolerated." µ

 

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