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#1 Dionysus

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:45 PM

Electronic items broken in our house in the past 12 months:

1. Laptop keyboard (wine spilled, was replaced)
2. Kindle (cracked screen)
3. laptop (cracked screen)
4. iphone (dropped in water)
5. netbook (cracked screen)

What the hell is going on?????  And...the same person responsible each time.


#2 Guest_LeChatNinjah_*

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:49 PM

Was it you?


#3 live_love_laugh

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:50 PM

How are all these screens being cracked?!

Are they trying to walk around with them? balancing them on an uneven surface? can you put rules in place to avoid those situations?

PS, I too would be p*ssed!

#4 Dionysus

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:53 PM

one was cracked at work

kindle was stepped on - it had fallen off a chair outside unnoticed, whilst the 'responsible' adult was helping the child do something

netbook was stepped on - it had been put on the floor next to the bed, whilst the 'responsible' adult was pulling back covers or something and then they stepped back onto it

#5 FeralCrazyMum

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:57 PM

I would say carelessness.

#6 unicorn

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:58 PM

If it were I, I would put it down to trying to do too many things at once, I have been known to put things in the strangest places and realise after the damage has occurred that perhaps I shouldn't have put it there.

#7 kpingitquiet

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:58 PM

Heh, uhm. Sounds a bit careless, yes. Electronics + floor = bad idea.

#8 Dionysus

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:00 PM

QUOTE (LeChatNinjah @ 14/02/2013, 10:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Was it you?


guilty as charged

#9 Guest_LeChatNinjah_*

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:03 PM

I had a feeling, lol...

I break electronics as well, and sensed the vibe.  I have only ever once cracked a screen (phone) but I seem to break things just by using them, or plugging them in wrong, and yeah, have done the wine on the keyboard thing, as well as coffee on keyboard.

You could try putting them in protective covers - I had to get DSs both snap on hard cover things for their laptops as they were constantly dropping etc.

#10 lafonda

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:05 PM

Glad I'm not the only one who breaks everything.

Not always my fault but often.

Glad I'm not the only one who breaks everything.

Not always my fault but often.

#11 Dionysus

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:07 PM


I have ordered a new screen for the netbook off ebay - it just happened tonight

THe laptop with cracked screen was a work one, so that got me another

The iphone is a work phone, so they will get me another

the laptop I spilt wine on was DH's

the kindle was mine - haven't replaced it yet, was just using iphone (till a month ago) and netbook (till an hour ago) to read my books

#12 unicorn

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:26 PM

QUOTE (**Mel** @ 14/02/2013, 11:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

I have ordered a new screen for the netbook off ebay - it just happened tonight

THe laptop with cracked screen was a work one, so that got me another

The iphone is a work phone, so they will get me another

the laptop I spilt wine on was DH's

the kindle was mine - haven't replaced it yet, was just using iphone (till a month ago) and netbook (till an hour ago) to read my books

Not good, I broke my kindle last month, DH couldn't understand why I had to buy another one when I have the kindle app on my phone, my iPad and my laptop. I might show him this thread and say this is why lol.

#13 IShallWearMidnight

Posted 14 February 2013 - 10:59 PM

Im clumsy too, but I have been lucky lately with objects, its just my body that suffers

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