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Jan 03 2013
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Make it look broken

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Roommate is a jerk and inconsiderate to everyone else in the household. Looking for a way to make it look like the PS3 is either broken or doesnt register on my HDTV. (not looking to do any actual damage to the console itself)

 

Can anyone help?

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Re: Make it look broken

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blackfire1266 wrote:

Roommate is a jerk and inconsiderate to everyone else in the household. Looking for a way to make it look like the PS3 is either broken or doesnt register on my HDTV. (not looking to do any actual damage to the console itself)

 

Can anyone help?


How about turning off the auto-sign-in, that way unless they know your password they won't be able to use it?

 

Make sure you know/remember your password before doing this though!

 

You could hide the controllers too!

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Also you could take the PS3 power cord with you when you are not there. And you could go to "Security Settings" and have some fun with the "Parental Controls". Change the "Parental Controls" so your roomate can only play "E" rated games and look at "G" rated DVDs and turn off the PS3 internet browser.

 

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Re: Make it look broken

Jan 3, 2013

blackfire1266 wrote:

Roommate is a jerk and inconsiderate to everyone else in the household. Looking for a way to make it look like the PS3 is either broken or doesnt register on my HDTV. (not looking to do any actual damage to the console itself)

 

Can anyone help?


Idea! Talk to him/her.

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Re: Make it look broken

Jan 3, 2013
Just switch it to use A/V hookups. When he turns it on while it's using HDMI it won't display a picture. Then when you want to play hold down the power button till it resets it.
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Jan 3, 2013

How about actually communicating to your roomate... Or... leave your PS3 in your room and keep your room locked....

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gR3yGh051 wrote:

How about actually communicating to your roomate... Or... leave your PS3 in your room and keep your room locked....


or moving out, or if the apartment is in your name.... kick them out and find a roomate that respects your property (or whatever your beef is).

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