Show #315 : A quick show, but time to chat about Xbox LIVE Policy

This week’s show:
Co-host : e
Stephen Toulouse stop by to talk about Xbox LIVE Policy (09:21–26:50)
Name the Game
Xbox 101
Much more…

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Format:
59:48, 27.3 MB, (MP3)

Link dump (some of the things mentioned in this episode:
http://www.xbox.com/accountsecurity
http://www.glaad.org/
http://www.twitter.com/stepto
http://marketplace.xbox.com/games/offers/0ccf0003-0000-4000-8000-0000555307f0?cid=MajorNelson&partner=MajorNelson

 

Comments

  • Sneeches

    how about you tell the big dogs to fix xbox live.. party chat is broken, invites are not working half the time, etc…im sure I could go on.

    FIX IT M$

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  • Spargo CXVII

    Hey Major, about to break 30,000. Good For You!!!!! And thanks for the show.

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  • IconicSoulJA

    Major,

    I never know when you receive my emails or Twitters because you never reply to either.

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  • technofranki

    Thanks. I will will be listening to this when I go home from my Easter holdiay.

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  • SalamanderSkill

    What xbox arcade title is coming out this week?

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  • El Capitaine

    @IconicSoulJA: He gets thousands of emails a day, if not more.

    He says he at least reads all of them, which is more than enough IMO. If I had thousands of emails a day i would skip on the “Ok thanks for the idea” emails too.

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  • IconicSoulJA

    I don’t see the point of Stepto’s bleeping segment. It just hurts my ears and has no significance.

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  • IconicSoulJA

    hint hint…

    http://www.engadget.com/2009/04/10/is-this-the-zune-hd/

    Major, make sure this new Zune has an Xbox Live Application at Launch!!!

    ..hint hint

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  • a peeking duck

    Major – that link for account security doesn’t work. The redirect seemingly doesn’t work right, the proper link is:

    http://www.xbox.com/en-ca/live/accountsecurity.htm

    (Change “en-ca” to your language – if available.)

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  • a peeking duck

    SalamanderSkill: OutRun Online

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  • PorkTree

    I enjoy Stepto’s comments and insights, but I find it pretty sophomoric when you ask for the things people have tried to get away with and we get a bunch of bleeping. Either don’t bleep it or don’t do it, it’s far more annoying than funny.

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  • Custom Casket

    Major, Im asking you to please give some kind of response to this.

    And before people start giving advice I’ve tried it all to fix it and I am not the only one who has the issue, I’ve seen hundreds of people with this issue.

    Why does the guide freeze and lockup every time I open it? I have FiOS so it surely isn’t my connection either. Are you guys working on it? Do you know the cause? Are you working on it. Any sort of answers would be much appreciated. I never had these issues prior to the NXE.

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  • PAT2K9

    Thanks for posting the show.

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  • a peeking duck

    PorkTree: They wanted to keep the podcast G-rated and I don’t think Microsoft wants to divulge banned gamertags for security reasons.

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  • a peeking duck

    Custom Casket: I know you don’t want any of us to say anything, but this happens to a lot of people.🙂

    I believe the Guide (and rest of the dashboard) likes to freeze due to NXE always pulling data off Xbox servers and sometimes it might time out or get held back which results in a freeze.

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  • Custom Casket

    Twilight Now:

    Understandable but it is unacceptable. This is something I would expect from the Playstation Network since there are no subscriber fees. This is a paid service, sure there are silver members but Microsoft has millions of paid users. They should have this under wraps. Maybe it isn’t a lag in pulling data, could be something else. Hopefully Major Nelson has some sort of answer for me. Thanks for your constructive input as well🙂

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  • drudaddy

    Thanks a bunch, I really didn’t expect a show since it’s Easter.

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  • Honeycut1

    I always like the shows where Stepto is on. About two weeks ago Stepto helped me out after I posted a rant on my twitter feed. I thought it was cool to get some feedback and in theory the problem was getting worked out.

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  • SteelCity Beast

    THE AFTER SHOW SOUND IS MESSED UP!!!!!! E is coming out of my left ear and when major speaks I hear him in the right….and I hear major go uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh that sucks……….. BTW major and E why not express Stepto’s stuff with a quirky video like the days of arcade… Kids at my high school are always saying file a complaint on my gamertag I want to change it & later same kid said I found this website that gives you free points its great

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  • a peeking duck

    Custom Casket: well, you see with NXE it constantly pulls data to display custom backgrounds for games you’re looking at on the dashboard, box art, gamer pictures, etc. etc.

    NXE is all about that kind of thing and having millions of people using the dash at once could cause hiccups like that.

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  • lie07

    nice… will be listening to it later tonight…
    and finally activated my account…

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  • Custom Casket

    Twilight Now: They should have the server and bandwidth end support for that then if they put it out there. I don’t pay $50 a month for something that locks up in the middle of a game😉

    I smell a class action inbound if they don’t do something to fix it.

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  • Goodeye84

    @Custom Casket

    A class action you have fun with that…. Your only going to get a whole $5 out of a class action lawsuit.

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  • ShaggyB

    lol, goodeye is right… class action will net you nothing…. that and id bet they are working on a fix…..

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  • Mikro

    I wanna know why the Guide and the NXE locks up and freezes so much too

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