AGH

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Rowan, May 16, 2010.

AGH

by Rowan May 16, 2010 at 5:07 PM 1,298 Views 9 replies
  1. Rowan
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    Rowan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    My Ipod touch 16gb 2G has gone through the washing machine
    does anyone know if putting it in a bag of rice for a week actually fixes it

    Rowan
     
  2. Overlord Nadrian

    Overlord Nadrian Banned

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    Depends on how long it was in the washing machine.
     
  3. anaxs

    anaxs got milk, got candy

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    your moms jeans pocket
    mm mm, that really sucks
    i dont think you can fix it, but maybe if you dont turn it on until all the water is drained, meybe it might
     
  4. Krestent

    Krestent What to post?

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    My Palm Treo has been dropped in a high-chlorine swimming pool and survived. Generally if it's non-salty water the device will survive.
     
  5. Tux'

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    The flat lands.
    Put it in a bag of rice, alcohol got into my iPod 2G(Long story, not drinking alcohol) and I put it in a bag of rice for a day and it was all better, just some brighter spots on the screen near the status bar, but it's better than having a bunch of alcohol bubbles around the screen...

    Try putting it in a bag of rice, it won't damage it anymore than it is right now.
     
  6. Potticus

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    Alcohol (rubbing I presume?) evaporates hella fast on its own.

    But you do speak the truth, the rice can't possibly damage it more.
     
  7. Danny600kill

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    Put it in the dryer, complete the cycle [​IMG]

    My friend fixed his ipod by putting it in a bag of rice but this was from minor water damage, no harm in trying
     
  8. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    Whatever you do: DON'T SEND IT TO APPLE. I sent my 5th gen iPod Nano after it wouldn't turn on (a week after buying it, mind you) and they say it had WATER in the headphone jack. I never went anywhere near water with that thing, and they never returned it. Those bastards...
     
  9. Rowan
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    your litmus paper was probz pink
    basically i need to restore it then put alcohol in the headphone socket i hope it turns on [​IMG]
     
  10. DeMoN

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    Instead of rice, you could also try finding those packets of desiccant around the house, like in medicine or food containers. I expect those to work better since they're designed to absorb moisture. Be careful though, since it's usually toxic.