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#1 jimrome27

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:10 PM

Download Xbox LIVE Labs from the My Community tab on the Dashboard. It's a series of network tests that will unlock avatar items after a specified period of time has passed:

30 minutes = Lab Coat
1 hour = Brain Helmet
6 hours = Crazy Wig :D

available until March 27
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#2 Erabiont

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:12 PM

Well my disc tray on my Xbox is fucked right now might as well do it...

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#3 COLDblood

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:24 PM

nice! thanks

#4 tankyroo

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:30 PM

22 Minutes left until the lab coat, Thanks! Also, Can i come back and do the rest later like if i keep it on for 3 hours then go back later for 3 more hours will it still give me the wig?

#5 Quicksilvers

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:31 PM

Can you play games while the tests are running?
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#6 DaKidRob

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:32 PM

did this while i went to sleep pretty gay avatar clothes but o well it was free lol..

#7 r3dreck

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:39 PM

I am going it now but not sure if I want to leave my xbox on for 6 hours. Why cant it do it in the background when off like when our downloading.


#8 COLDblood

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:39 PM

did this while i went to sleep pretty gay avatar clothes but o well it was free lol..


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#9 DaKidRob

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:49 PM

Im sure you look cute in your new stuff Shirley;)


^^LMao yup i sure do and match it up with a Carrot Plush Prop cant get no better lol...

#10 D0RC

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 09:01 PM

After the three season you can go back to normal activity with your 360 or do you have to wait until the testing is over?

#11 Zonic505

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 09:14 PM

After the 30 minutes, you can exit out & come back later for the 1 & 6 hour achievements.

Might want to make sure if you have a download limit on your ISP, as some people are saying there's large amounts of data being downloaded from Microsoft.

#12 protoman385

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 09:32 PM

I never post, and I seldomly visit this board, but I thought I'd mention that they do not specify exactly how much data transfer is occurring.... Zonic505 has a very good point.

Basically, whatever they are testing that they require us to stay connected a manditory 30 minutes, it is free testing for them, wrapped up nicely in a little bow. Also, given that it does not run in the background is another context sensitive clue, I believe that it is a great deal of information.

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I'd stay away from that 6 hour wig if I were you guys.

#13 AlphaPanda

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 09:38 PM

Is it a 6-hour total for the wig, or 6 hours in one shot?

Yay for no download limit, regardless.
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#14 Revixe06

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 09:39 PM

Awesome! Thanks for the heads up!
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#15 dotCody

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 09:55 PM

Not available in Canada.

#16 Zonic505

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 10:05 PM

Is it a 6-hour total for the wig, or 6 hours in one shot

6 hours total. You can do 3 hours 1 day, then 3 hours another day.

#17 locolukah

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 10:12 PM

I am doing this tonight when I sleep...

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#18 Sgt Barone

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 11:18 PM

Doing the labs right now! Nice to help out and get free stuff!

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#19 helluvagood

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 12:09 AM

Can you play games while the tests are running?

no games or movies
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#20 georox

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 12:37 AM

The real purpose behind this is for Microsoft to cause all old 360s to get the RROD so people have to buy slims.

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#21 thisboywillbreak

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 12:44 AM

The real purpose behind this is for Microsoft to cause all old 360s to get the RROD so people have to buy slims.


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#22 killer9

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 12:48 AM

lol im doin it might aswell nothing i really wanna play

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#23 bob101910

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 12:53 AM

Almost done. It's nice to get something with not having to do anything.

#24 GamerKingFaiz

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 12:59 AM

Srsly!

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#25 killer9

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 01:01 AM

people with bandwith limits probably should not do it i have no cap so im doin it

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#26 Porksta

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 01:01 AM

Anyone know how to access it? I downloaded it successfully, but have no idea how to boot it up.
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#27 Exu

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 01:01 AM

I posted this in the other thread but I'll post it here too.

If you want Xbox Live Labs but aren't in the US, the old downloading it on a US Gamertag trick won't quite work, as it doesn't show up in the Game Library, it launches from the Community tab.

What you want to do is download it on the US tag, sign into your real tag (UK in my case), go to Quick Launch and it's under Latest Downloads.


You can also boot it up on your US tag, sign out and sign in as your main tag, then run the tests. They'll show your US Avatar but will unlock on your main profile.
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#28 killer9

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 01:04 AM

Anyone know how to access it? I downloaded it successfully, but have no idea how to boot it up.



go back to the community channel where u started the dl and it will boot automatically

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#29 helluvagood

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 01:22 AM

I posted this in the other thread but I'll post it here too.

If you want Xbox Live Labs but aren't in the US, the old downloading it on a US Gamertag trick won't quite work, as it doesn't show up in the Game Library, it launches from the Community tab.

What you want to do is download it on the US tag, sign into your real tag (UK in my case), go to Quick Launch and it's under Latest Downloads.


You can also boot it up on your US tag, sign out and sign in as your main tag, then run the tests. They'll show your US Avatar but will unlock on your main profile.

thx hope it works
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#30 Bargain Hunter Bob

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 01:51 AM

Thanks OP
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