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Old January 17th, 2013, 06:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Has been like this since the third day

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Old January 17th, 2013, 07:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Mine and my husband's have been fine. It seems like there was a bad batch. Have you contacted them too see if they'll replace it?

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Old January 18th, 2013, 03:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Wow - do you take it off/on a lot?

Mine's fine but I have only taken it off a couple of times to clean the screen / back properly.

I've still not decided to stick with the Poetic bumper as I find the sides restrictive around the screen (especially for moving an icon from one screen to another) and it also collects a load of crap around the inner edges.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 12:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Their product page on Amazon admits there was a problem with an earlier batch that they have since fixed, and says you should contact customer service for a replacement if you're having this problem.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 01:06 PM   #5 (permalink)
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it also collects a load of crap around the inner edges.
That's not specific to Poetic bumper cases, the official nexus⁴ bumpers are like that too. That's why I prefer it naked.
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Old January 19th, 2013, 11:11 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Well crud because that was the only time i took it off and they haven't responded to my email yet
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Old January 19th, 2013, 12:28 PM   #7 (permalink)
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That's not specific to Poetic bumper cases, the official nexus⁴ bumpers are like that too. That's why I prefer it naked.
Yes, I imagine so.
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Old January 22nd, 2013, 04:29 PM   #8 (permalink)
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That's not specific to Poetic bumper cases, the official nexus⁴ bumpers are like that too. That's why I prefer it naked.
Yep... I take my official Bumper off and on a lot and the bottom has a small crack now which makes the silver part separate a bit.

My dilemma is such that I want the protection for setting the phone down, but the bumper makes it too wide to use comfortably one-handed. It just feels like a bigger clunkier phone. But when that bumper is off, it's smooth as hell and feels great. The further away I get from the date I received it the more and more comfortable I get just using it naked.
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Old January 24th, 2013, 12:47 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Oh man I just got one of these today in the mail. Hope mine doesn't end up like that but it did say on the box that it has a 3 year warranty.
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Old January 24th, 2013, 07:49 PM   #10 (permalink)
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got mine today, will see how it holds up.
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Old January 27th, 2013, 09:30 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Mine has started to split around the charger port. I'll see how it holds up.

I think the problem is that I keep having to remove it to clear the smeg out of the inside edges.
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Old January 27th, 2013, 10:34 AM   #12 (permalink)
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so far so good after 3 days of use.
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Old January 27th, 2013, 11:04 AM   #13 (permalink)
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well they sent me a new one and said they dont want the old one back but once you go naked with this phone its really hard to get into the idea of putting a case on it
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Old January 28th, 2013, 10:19 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Well mine didn't hold up to long. Mine ripped along the gray edges.
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almost a week old and nor problems, and I have taken it off multiple times
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i had the same with a old case mate i contacted them and got a refund. didn't fancy another
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I just got my nexus yesterday I was thinking about ordering this case but now I'll wait until I see how others hold up.
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Well I went ahead ordered it today, I will let everyone know how it works out for me. It should be here on Monday.
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We've had two in use with no problems. An early black one for nearly a month, and a purple one for about two weeks.
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Has been like this since the third day
Mine did this too
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Mine has also split around the charger socket and I haven't taken it off since I got it. Not built for longevity, that's for sure.

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put mine on today its fine, if it changes ill shout.
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Mine is the later version which has shown no signs of wear and tear after weeks.
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how do we know if its a new or older version?
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how do we know if its a new or older version?
I'm basing it on age. Black one was pre-ordered for $6 when they were first announced. The purple one was ordered when the colors became available.
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I've had mine on for 2 days now and so far no problems. I purchased the black, it seems to be going great. Just waiting on my full body screen protectors to come in now.
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