My flatmate forgot to back up stuff (well, didn't know i was going to format and reinstall!) and lost several stories he'd been writing. weeks of work. Ha! He'll learn to backup. Ok, so i felt a little bad...
And when my xbox died, i lost months of work at PGR2, and a couple of other games.
Generally though, i back everything up regularly. Terrified of losing my music or photos. (the only things i actually keep on hard drive).
AMD Athlon 1700 (@2200mhz from 1466 sod the noise!) - 768mb pc3200 - 200GB Maxtor - Pioneer 106 - GF4 Ti4200 - twinhan/visionplus pci dvb-t - random pci analogue tv tuner - A7v600-x (to replace the a7n8x-d that died...) - random 17\" CRT
Sony STR-DE425 & Eltax c205s;
xBox w/20GB HDD- executer 2.3b;
xBox - standard;
Konica/Minolta dimage z10 w/2x512mb SD;
A silly amount of Cat-5 and usb cables