Um, yeah. Spammy messages there, Tesseract & Beagle Boy.
Anyway, I've never had my PS2 Memory Card die before... and thats good seeing as I have a "MEGA-SIZE 64 KB" card (Hint: That's 8 times the normal size
I have had my Pokemon Silver die, however, it got corrupted. I was in pretty much the same situation as Gardy1313.