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    Worst Week Ever

    So I find out last week that the guy working on my car was driving around in it...as if that was not bad enough he got in an accident causing around $2,500 in damage to the car..

    Now last night right before im about to go to bed I get up, my chair was caught on my desk and when I moved it flicked the desk knocking a can of pop all over my near brand new Toshiba laptop, which will now not start..took it apart, cleaned it out, checked the wires, starts then shuts off...

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    Ever feel like your having one of those weeks?

    Hopefully staples can fix this since it is under warranty..

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    Yep we all get it sometimes...just brush it off as if it was no biggie and look forward to the next week
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    Sheesh, you should take that dude to court about your car. And about your labtop, i would just leave it try overnight and see what happens.

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    Originally posted by Sting13
    Sheesh, you should take that dude to court about your car.
    Enough said. What kind of car?
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    Originally posted by Sting13
    Sheesh, you should take that dude to court about your car. And about your labtop, i would just leave it try overnight and see what happens.
    I am going to do that, trying to get the money to fix it for now though since the court process can take a while...

    The laptop is totally dried out, im baffled as to why they dont have better protection in these things incase something like this does happen..

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    Originally posted by RefreshNet
    Enough said. What kind of car?
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    Re: Worst Week Ever

    Originally posted by adam

    Hopefully staples can fix this since it is under warranty..
    I wouldn't have thought the warranty covered pouring a can of Coke over it...

    Home contents accidental damage insurance perhaps?
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    Re: Re: Worst Week Ever

    Originally posted by Steve_F2H
    I wouldn't have thought the warranty covered pouring a can of Coke over it...

    Home contents accidental damage insurance perhaps?
    That is why I cleaned it out And also why im glad the guy that works at Staples is a friend of my sisters, hopefully I can get some sort of deal worked out..

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    Good luck, we all have those weekends once in awhile.

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    2. a) Never put any drink (unless with closed lid) near your computer. Place your beer, pop or water at least a feet away; and b) Always buy or use a desk that is heavy enough in itself and would NOT flick.

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    Yikes, sorry about the weekend adam.

    If it helps any, I've worked on and seen computers that had liquids spilt onto them before. Sometimes leaving the equipment off for a few days -- to allow it to fully dry -- magically makes it work again. If the warranty deal falls through you can hold out hope for that.
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    wow.. sure is **** happens and it pours sometimes... hope everything works out fine...

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    Re: Re: Re: Worst Week Ever

    Originally posted by adam
    That is why I cleaned it out And also why im glad the guy that works at Staples is a friend of my sisters, hopefully I can get some sort of deal worked out..
    Thats not really a nice thing to do

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    Re: Re: Re: Re: Worst Week Ever

    Originally posted by Hostex Australia
    Thats not really a nice thing to do
    When a company like Toshiba and Staples make millions upon millions im sure that them fixing this under a warranty I paid extra for isn't too bad...can't tell anything spilled on it at all.

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    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Worst Week Ever

    Originally posted by adam
    When a company like Toshiba and Staples make millions upon millions im sure that them fixing this under a warranty I paid extra for isn't too bad...can't tell anything spilled on it at all.
    Still not nice

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    Boy thats a real pity.

    Oh by the way, are you ever going to send me the rest of my money that you took and never sent the parts you sold me over 6 months ago. I didn't think so.

    I enjoyed reading this. There truly is justice in the world. As they say what goes around is finally coming all back to you and couldn't happen to a more deserving person.

    Take care.

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