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Old 12-12-2005, 02:05 PM   #1
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my cell phone.... sigh

suffice to say i dropped it in the toilet. now what? will it drain? i already need a new one.. this one's already a yr. old, so i was thinking of a newer one, but what about all the pics and a couple of these messages i want to keep? can they be sent to a new phone?

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Old 12-12-2005, 02:10 PM   #2
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Hold a service for it, you've already buried it at sea.
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Old 12-12-2005, 02:28 PM   #3
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My son dropped my Nextel in the toilet. I just pulled the battery and let it dry out. A few days later it fired right up.
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Old 12-12-2005, 03:11 PM   #4
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Take Home chef's advice. Lots of electronics can be successfully dried after getting soaked. Just don't try to turn it on until it is completely dry. Take the battery out and put the whole thing somewhere with good airflow. give it a few days to dry out.
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Old 12-12-2005, 03:33 PM   #5
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It all depends on what was in the toilet at the time of the dropping.
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Old 12-12-2005, 04:46 PM   #6
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Hold a service for it, you've already buried it at sea.
I know someone else with a toilet/phone story.
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Old 12-12-2005, 05:06 PM   #7
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wasabs, tee-hee, it was more or less basic water. i adore disinfectant, so my toilet's shiny clean!
thanks, all. after this i'm thinking of going to my cell phone company. it's near enough to me. i have see if it's snowy out.
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I know someone else with a toilet/phone story.
what's it gonna cost for me to get you to give us your phone story? j/k. seriously, what's your phone story?
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Old 12-12-2005, 05:16 PM   #9
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Its my stupid phone story. Ken has a big mouth. Sheesh. I might have dropped our cordless phone in the toilet once when I was sick. It never worked again. Which is why I suggest you give your cell phone a decent burial. Who knows though, sounds like other folks know more than I do about electronics.
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You know, those little guys can be much tougher than they may seem. Usually the good reputable manufacturers take it into accounts that those tiny slippery objects that are carried around and handled just about anywhere in every imaginable circumstances can face some unexpected mishandling. I hope you have taken the advice of Home Chef and GB, more often than not, you can bail yourself out with timely, proper treatment!
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