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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by firefamily5, May 30, 2010.

  1. firefamily5

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    First lesson - take phone out of pants pocket after a night at work.

    Second lesson - If I ask my daughter to wash clothes, make sure I know where my phone is.

    Yep, I washed my Eris. I took it apart, and put it in a bowl of rice. It didn't work last night, but this morning, it is working nicely. With a solid color screen, I can see the discoloration, but on a multi-colored background, it is un-noticable.

    So far, all is working nicely...

    oh yeah....last lesson....insurance might have been a good idea after all.
     

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  2. Flyphoenix

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    wow lucky thing it's still alive especially since you don't have insurance. I have two types of insurance. Rather be save than sorry.
     
  3. Thedarksunlight

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    Sucks but at least its working
     
  4. firefamily5

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    what types of insurance is there?

    All I'm familiar with is the Verizon one, with the purchase.
     
  5. akillys

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    You can haber out on home owner insurance I believe or apparent renters insurance adhere all of your possessions are covered.
     
  6. Thedarksunlight

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    Only insurance would be from the manufacturer, service provider, or 3rd party seller.

    I didn't get the insurance either because I figure if it shits out ill get a refurbished one which is more cost effective
     
  7. firefamily5

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    Anyone have trouble with the refurbished ones?
     
  8. BlazeD OnE

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    nope, refurb. works great!
     
  9. firefamily5

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    UPDATE: volume increase button doesn't work....can still adjust volume through the settings button....what a pain! Can I just close my eyes and pretend I didn't do this?
     
  10. pavirotten

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    I have my Eris in a holster to prevent my phone from ending up in the wash, someone else's hands, in the trash, et al.
     
  11. Flyphoenix

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    I got my eris from bestbuy and verizon. And bestbuy insurance Verizon covers damage and best buy covers lost and stolen. So I got both. One was $7 and one was $9
     
  12. AdmSuvvuk

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    AT least your daughter will do the clothes. If I ask mine to do that she thinks I'm speaking in a foreign language.
     
  13. JimmyRayBob

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    Flyphoenix ... i pay about the same amount ($16) per year, per phone thru my homeowners policy. damage, lost, stolen - you name it, i'm covered. No deductible either. you might want to give your insurance agent a call and see what he/she can offer.
     
  14. tommy_ed

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    verizon (asurion) covers lost/stolen, physical or water damage, just about anything but you can only have two replacements
     
  15. Flyphoenix

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    Yeah I know two replacements in one year.
     
  16. Flyphoenix

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    Thanks for the idea. :D
     

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