General Chat Thread, What would yu say is the most unreliable modern product? in General; It doesn't have to be electrical....
3rd February 2009, 10:54 PM #1
What would yu say is the most unreliable modern product?
It doesn't have to be electrical.
3rd February 2009, 11:28 PM #2
Xbox 360. What a joke the first 2 (3?) years of this console was. Rushed to market to beat the PS3, was plagued from day one by shoddy power supplies and horrible heating issues that caused the CPU/GPU to come lose from the motherboard. Nasty cheap DVD drives that damage disks.
MS only managed to avoid being sued into the ground by issuing a 3 year warranty extension for the motherboard issue.
4th February 2009, 07:23 AM #3
The esteemed human.
(Boy, I got out of bed on the wrong side this morning...)
4th February 2009, 07:44 AM #4
4th February 2009, 08:13 AM #5
Photocopiers, they all seem to have an Arthur Scargil mentality, especialy when I want to use them.
4th February 2009, 08:21 AM #6
- Rep Power
If you count Network Managers then they are the most unreliable product of modern society, some of their decision making leaves a lot to be desired.
4th February 2009, 09:13 AM #7
4th February 2009, 09:18 AM #8
Geoff Hoon The Goon, Blair, Brown Trousers, Major, Cameron [ Eton boy ], Thatcher [ Mad Cow Maggie ] & any product that has 'Sophos' written on it.
4th February 2009, 09:20 AM #9
Anything that you let end-users use........
4th February 2009, 09:45 AM #10
My new squash racket, arrived xmas and I still have yet to win a match.........absolutely nothing to do with the fact that i'm crap!
4th February 2009, 09:48 AM #11
Teachers - no matter how meticulously you test something, how idiot proof you make it, the dribbling imbeciles will find a way to screw it up.
4th February 2009, 09:50 AM #12
USB memory sticks, seriously how often to they suddenly give up without warning!
4th February 2009, 09:51 AM #13
I agree on teachers! (School managementteam would be a good second!, at least at our school)
4th February 2009, 09:55 AM #14
Originally Posted by Gatt
How come every other country I've been to has an awesome, cheap and reliable public transport infrastructure - yet we're stuck in the stoneage.....
4th February 2009, 10:04 AM #15
Seconded - you never seem to be able to do anything to a photocopier without looking like you've been down a coal mine... and thing always goes on strike when you need it most. Precise make and model is irrelevant.
Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc
Coming in a close second place would be printers - a closely related species which are equally temperamental, but give you the option of looking like you've been down a multi-coloured coal mine
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