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Old 11-29-2007, 10:29 AM   #1
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it fell in lake porcelain yesterday

I just got this like 2 months ago and I really like it. its a Motorola W385
no insurance I believe (my work pays for it) but will check with acct. payable today.


any tips on trying to bring her back to life.
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Old 11-29-2007, 10:33 AM   #2
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Lake Porcelian? hahah! Hopefully there were no kids swimming in that lake. :P

I've heard removing the battery and SIM card and letting it dry out works wonders.
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yup.... dont turn it on for like three days.. use a hairdryer and let it air dry
had pager do that once... battery and simm card out...
also had a computer flooded out... luckily the HD wasnt wet
but had to do similar with it too and replace the battery in it
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Was the lake full or empty of foreign objects?

And, how'd you get it out?
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Agreed as above.

And Jim, no matter how swim crazy your cell phone may seem, swimming in the porcelin lake is never a good idea
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Jim did the Cellio cry out in pain

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Leaving it in uncooked rice can help take away the moisture.
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there was NO swimmers in the lake at the time.
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