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You’re getting to be a big boy now, XBL. Nine years old! Next year you’ll be in the double digits and that’s a big deal! I remember when you were a tiny little baby not yet born into the world. You held the hopes and dreams of all your mommies and daddies and aunts and uncles. We worked very hard to make sure you were born healthy and happy.You took your first tentative breaths at a small office park in Redmond. There was much worrying when you had your first sniffles and we hoped you would be able to meet your adoring public on time.  And then the day finally arrived, November 15 2002.

And there was much rejoicing!



I would like to thank you, Xbox LIVE, for being so important in my life. You’ve fed my children, took me around the world, introduced me to actors, musicians and athletes, but more importantly because of you I’ve made many wonderful friends and met the love of my life.

Happy Birthday!

4 thoughts on “Happy Birthday Xbox LIVE!

  1. Xbox is 10 today. Not 9.

    1. trixie360 says:

      The original Xbox console is ten. But the Xbox LIVE service is nine.

  2. Gred says:

    I didn’t know you met Diet Coke, your true love, on Xbox LIVE!

  3. It seems like only yesterday I was playing ReVolt and NFL Something. I still remember how proud I was with my Live is Five GamerPic.

    But the best part?

    I’ve got great hands.

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