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Submitted by Bloodmask 3090d ago | news

Boy Fries Himself with Hot Hot Xbox 360

Dumb, dumb, dumb. Apparently, a 14 year-old North Carolina boy was almost killed trying to keep his Xbox 360 from overheating. According to local news, the boy's mother found her son unconscious after he attempted to submerge the console in a pan of water. (Xbox 360)

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ShiftyLookingCow  +   3090d ago
that was funny. I wonder what Microsoft has to say. I bet in 10 years we will be watching stuff like this in America's Funniest Home Videos

[edit] of course only sick people will find it funny if the kid wasn't okay
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secret  +   3090d ago
Disappointing. But I suppose everyone can be a bit more cheerful now because we know he's safe and sound now, to some degree. It's okay to kid around, I guess, as a sigh of relief that he's okay.
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Skynetone  +   3090d ago
only a xbot could be this stupid
.
marinelife9  +   3090d ago
I'm glad the kids okay but he shouldn't of slept through science class. I wonder if the mom will sue Microsoft.
SlappyMcTaint  +   3089d ago
LOL
Typical Xbot IQ there: put the electric item in some water to cool it off.

Can you say Natural Selection? The genepool needs chlorination
Sangheili85  +   3089d ago
You mean like the PS3 fanboy who put black electrical tape on all the vents so dust doesn't get in there?
Tackle990  +   3090d ago
lol, all I have to say is:

WTF?!?!?
Mr Murda  +   3090d ago
2 WORDS!
1. Natural

2. Selection
DruePhoenix  +   3089d ago
damn, if it had been fatal we may have had the 2007 Darwin Award Winner!
doncorleone7  +   3090d ago
What an idiot
He's 14 he should know electronics and water don't mix!!!
ShiftyLookingCow  +   3090d ago
a kid spending 400+ bucks on a console only to find widespread hardware failures, desperation sets in faster than in an adult
MoonDust  +   3090d ago
LMAO!
Next thing he will do is replace the brakes on his car with a walls. 150-0 in 0 secs.
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Dr Pepper  +   3090d ago
"Thankfully, when the ambulance arrived, the boy had regained his senses."

Does that include common sense?
nix  +   3090d ago
LOL!
that was a good one... (((:
ktchong  +   3090d ago
"...he attempted to submerge the console in a pan of water."
Seriously. He should have been taken out of the human gene pool.
beavis4play  +   3090d ago
yep, he should have been culled out of the herd.
Bloodmask  +   3090d ago
I didn't know if this would get approved.
But I had to try posting it.
Zhuk  +   3090d ago
this is what happens when you combine all the stupidity and the paranoia of the internet with an impressionable young mind.
beavis4play  +   3090d ago
his level of stupidity didn't help the situation.
BISHOP-BRASIL  +   3090d ago
Lets just been thankful the guy don't take any stupid tips of making a circle of salt around the console (yes, I already have heard this one... pathetic, don't you think?).

Can you see it? Water, salt and electricity... This remembers me July 4th!
RyuCloudStrife  +   3090d ago
Apparently, a 14 year-old North Carolina boy was almost killed trying to keep his Xbox 360 from overheating. According to local news, the boy's mother found her son unconscious after he attempted to submerge the console in a pan of water.

lolzz nice try :P
beavis4play  +   3090d ago
hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahahahahahahahahhhahahah ahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.. ....now, that kid IS a gamer!
dachiefsman  +   3090d ago
give that boy
A Dwarwin award!
ALIEN  +   3090d ago
lol!
Guys you better watch out! your 360 might burn you alive.
pilotpistolpete  +   3090d ago
I guess We won't be hearing the TheMart for some time now

I just had to
Ignorant Fanboy  +   3090d ago
Why would the Mart care?
What happens when you drop a PS3 in the water? Same thing.
Tabasco  +   3089d ago
^^^^^^^
I think he is trying to say the Mart is the 14 year old boy. loosen up dude.
P1MPDADDY  +   3090d ago
Has the Education System in the United States.....
Really fallen this far? I thought we learned about safety when we were like 5 years old. I know I learned safety at that age. Wow!
bluegoblin  +   3089d ago
DONT blame Schools!!
I think that it's just plain stupidity. Next thing you he'll masturbate with a vacuum cleaner LOL.
stunt213  +   3090d ago
lmao hahahahahaha
bung tickler  +   3090d ago
well you cant fix stupid... i miss the good old day of "survival of the fittest"
JokesOnYou  +   3090d ago
too funny
damm that is just too funny, I hope this post gets 200 comments because if you cant laugh at this shiii then you are just plain dead inside, Dr Pepper your comment was so f-kin funny I nearly fell out of my chair, this is good stuff= I'll be checkin back here to see some of you sony kids best one liners, Wow that NPD study is starting to sound more and more believable.
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Fighter  +   3090d ago
After reading this article...
I wonder if bladestar or THE MART are feeling all right. Hang in there guys, you live you learn.
mikeslemonade  +   3090d ago
Blame the 360 for being an electronic device. It wasn't the boys fault. First the red rings, the scratch discs, and now this. Not buying the 360 ever.
00  +   3090d ago
wow
are people that stupid.
BloodySinner  +   3090d ago
Hahahahahahaha...
Just. Damn. Funny.
ALIEN  +   3090d ago
Where is The Mart?
i guess his at his girlfriend crib.
ALIEN  +   3090d ago
WHILE
my PS3 is doing my loundry, my 360 is doing the cooking.
crck  +   3090d ago
Hahahahahah
Hardcore.... Stupid and electronics dont mix. They should restrict the kid to building blocks and legos.
Ri0tSquad  +   3090d ago
People are so stupid
really
ps3FTW  +   3090d ago
Lol dumbass.
PS360PCROCKS  +   3090d ago
I don't think I have laughed so hard in my entire life!!! By the end of that story my stomach was tight and harder than a rock from laughing, I could barely breathe and I was crying. This is one of the stupidest things I have ever seen someone do. He's FOURTEEN! Didn't you learn when you were 5 that sticking forks in sockets is bad? Seriously are you MENTAL!?
mikeslemonade  +   3090d ago
Now if the kid bought a PS3 and attempted to throw it in water, the PS3 would rise above like it does in the commercial. PS3 is smart and 360 is not. 360 just jumps into the water like nothing and nearly kills the owner.
darkvenom  +   3090d ago
OooK....
this kid is 14 years old,and should have common sense WATER+ELECTRICITY= DISASTER.what a num nut.
ShiftyLookingCow  +   3090d ago
this thread is full of brilliant people. none of you did anything stupid when you were 14? This kid was desperate for some reason(maybe his 360 red ringed) and lost his common sense.

[edit] nope that is no excuse, then again at least I have done inexcusable stupid things when I was that age not the same magnitude
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FormidableOne  +   3090d ago
That's an excuse?
Color me stupid, but when I was 14 I knew common sense. This kid shows stupidity at its finest. I only wonder WHERE this kid lived. I'd like to pull some stats on their edjumication system and see how them youngins be teached.

In all seriousness it's good that he didn't die, maybe now he'll learn what stupidity is and not do anything this stupid again. Then again, could be wishful thinking.
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