because if you work in cg you know what we are talking about
I can relate.... autosave with 10 min. intervalls is your friend (as long as the scene doesn't take half an hour to save)
One does not simply work 5 hours without saving...but I know that feeling...autosave is your friend...even in texteditors! Good luck on rebuilding.
Looks genuine to me. No photoshoppin' was involved in creating of that crash massage.:|http://xsisupport.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/successfully_saved_scene_before_system_failure.png