There's really no way of knowing for sure until the morning or the next time I shut down and attempt to restart this bad boy.
Here's a self-indulgent run down of my day - Mastcard-ad-style:
Parking ticket acquired by being 1.25 minutes late after the class you had to drive to so you could then drive to Best Buy: $35
Special collector's edition DVD of comfort movie purchased to ease trauma of leaving Vaio in questionably capable hands of "Geek Squad:" $5
Theraputic Trader Joe's Shoppping: $79 (but typically low calorie/high taste)
Cab fare to retrieve Vaio: $5
Returning home, pressing the button and having the Vaio still not boot the first 4 times: Pricelessssss.