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Postby scruffysault » Thu Dec 26, 2013 8:25 am

Just bring it to a place that knows how to repair gadget/electronics and they will be able to fix your phone. But its going to cost you so better to buy a new one.
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Postby catgate » Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:58 am

My sister Doris had a beagle like that.
It used to swing from tree to tree, often with its arms full of bottles of Harvey's Bristol Cheese, but they could never get it to become a missionary.
In the end it it became a Coldstream Gourd.
Oh, sod it.
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Postby towy71 » Thu Dec 26, 2013 6:27 pm

catgate wrote:In the end it it became a Coldstream Gourd.
Can't you get ointment for that? :roll: :wink:
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Re: your phone

Postby Nuke » Thu Dec 26, 2013 7:59 pm

scruffysault wrote:Just bring it to a place that knows how to repair gadget/electronics ..... But its going to cost you so better to buy a new one.

Not just repair - they cannot even sell you a new battery. I had a Vodaphone of which the battery failed. Vodaphone's website said that Carphone Warehouse were repair agents. So I went to their Bristol Cribbs branch and asked if I could buy a new battery. The salesman looked at the phone and said :

"But this must be more than two years old sir!"

I replied that I was not in the habit of replacing things simply because they were two years old, and asked if he was aware that he was a Vodaphone repair agent. He looked blank. It seems that I had set some kind of record by keeping the same phone for over two years, and consequently hit a boundary (the battery life) which no-one else had ever hit before.

And this is an age in which we are supposed to stop wasting things?
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Postby catgate » Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:35 am

towy71 wrote:
catgate wrote:In the end it it became a Coldstream Gourd.
Can't you get ointment for that? :roll: :wink:


Are you thinking of Coldstream Guard? I believe there is an ointment connection there.
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Postby towy71 » Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:57 am

catgate wrote:Are you thinking of Coldstream Guard? I believe there is an ointment connection there.
ooer! seems like a nice boy too :roll:
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Postby catgate » Fri Dec 27, 2013 1:16 pm

That is what always amused me about The Mounties.
They always got their man...in the end.
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Postby lok1950 » Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:27 pm

catgate wrote:That is what always amused me about The Mounties.
They always got their man...in the end.


How do you think we fell here in Canukastan as they where enforcing the old anti-perv laws :shock:

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Postby catgate » Sat Dec 28, 2013 10:54 am

Well I suppose you were used to the idea of American cowboys and their chaps.
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Re: your phone

Postby Ram » Mon Dec 30, 2013 4:26 pm

Nuke wrote:
scruffysault wrote:Just bring it to a place that knows how to repair gadget/electronics ..... But its going to cost you so better to buy a new one.

Not just repair - they cannot even sell you a new battery. I had a Vodaphone of which the battery failed. Vodaphone's website said that Carphone Warehouse were repair agents. So I went to their Bristol Cribbs branch and asked if I could buy a new battery. The salesman looked at the phone and said :

"But this must be more than two years old sir!"

I replied that I was not in the habit of replacing things simply because they were two years old, and asked if he was aware that he was a Vodaphone repair agent. He looked blank. It seems that I had set some kind of record by keeping the same phone for over two years, and consequently hit a boundary (the battery life) which no-one else had ever hit before.

And this is an age in which we are supposed to stop wasting things?


Well I'm in to the 4th year with my HTC desire purchased Sept 2010.

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Postby Dutch_Master » Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:10 pm

My mobile phone dates from 2006, so that's ancient :roll: Still works though, despite it having a Win-OS version (shudder) :evil:

However, coming next year, I'm considering replacing it, especially as one of my new toys is designed to work via an app (Android/iOS)... :?
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Postby wyliecoyoteuk » Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:42 am

We get new company phones every 2 years.
Besides phone calls, they are used by engineers for our service call software, and manuals.
The salesmen use a web based CRM package on them.
This year was the first time that some of the old ones (nexusS) were re issued.

Previous winphones went on ebay or in the bin.

Have you tried ebay for a battery?
I even got one for a Sharp Zaurus last year.
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