My switch also bent.

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  1. Kevinpuerta
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    Around last week I left the switch on my bed. Couple hours later I picked it up and tried putting in the dock but it wouldnt sit flush with it and I had to use force to get it in. Pulled it out and turns out it was slightly bent. Bent it back in place and it ok. Didnt care to much since it still worked and had no problems with it since. I think it might have over heated because I left it on sleep mode and left it on my bed.
    Saw people just now talking about it.



    Update: I added current pictures of the switch
     
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  2. RemixDeluxe

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    Can you share a pic, overhead view compared with a straight line if possible.
     
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    When you use cheap materials, these are the results... I was gonna get this at launch, but honestly I'll wait. I'm pretty sure there's gonna be a hardware revision in the works in a few years.
     
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    Show us a pic! Also it bent so much for force needed to dock it? Hmmm. U sure it bent that much?
     
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    Never took a pic. I didnt care enough to, since after I bent it back in place it still worked.
     
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    Does that mean you wont?
     
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    Well, then we have nothing... and you could have just posted in the other thread..
     
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    It shouldn't heat up when in sleep mode though. Otherwise, everyone's Switches would be overheating inside their pouches. Are you sure it happened when it was left on the bed?
    Like the other reports, I'm having trouble believing that this was caused by heat.
     
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    But people also arent willing to spend a lot either. Something has to give.
     
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    Not necessarily force, but you had to actually push it in. Before I would would just drop it in.
     
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    Anythings possible but it's difficult to believe. My switch lives on my bed and nothing for me.
     
  12. gundamu

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    hey guys i broke my switch in half, such a bad shitty console.

    no i won't share pics since i super-glued it back together
     
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    Yeah true. Probably should of took a pic. Didnt know where else I couldve posted this.

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    Lmao. I will post a pic if it happens again though.
     
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    True , Nintendo had the most ideal plan ever when they announced that the console/handheld was gonna be a hybrid, but I knew it was going to be some cons in progress. Now Despite the fact that you can't really get more than 2 hours I believe (unless your playing a very demanding game) I'll say it's still worth it, I've been waiting for something like this to happen. When I do play on a handheld, I really do enjoy playing it for a long time, but for the switch I'm afraid that prolong use may also result in overheating and bending.
     
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    Somehow I keep imagining Captain Falcon bending the Switch because of the OP's avatar.
     
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    Do you have any pets or anything that could have put pressure on it while it was in your bed?
     
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    A dog, but she was never on the bed when I had the switch on it.
     
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    Then why make a thread? You setup a rather interesting topic and really should have expected people to ask for pictures. People are either going to be skeptical or just interested to see a bent Switch from another Temper, maybe the latter. Regardless, this is an interesting topic that really fails to deliver the goods.
     
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    I know. I could've took a pic and I know people wont %100 believe me because I didnt, but I made a thread because I heard it was happening to others. When it happened to me I never heard of it happening to anyone else. I just thought maybe I f*cked up something and should take care of the switch more. Also wasnt able to take a pic because my first reaction after seeing it bent was to bend it back in place and leave it alone for a while.
     
  20. Xzi

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    The body is made of metal. If you block the intake/output for the cooling fans on any console, it'll melt. Better not bother buying any electronics if you don't think you can avoid doing that. Nintendo can't revise away stupid.
     
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