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Discussion in 'Technology' started by neontrail, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. Jun 17, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    neontrail

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    Today I spilled a FULL cup of sweet iced tea ALL over our desk...80% of it went into my wifeys keyboard. I "rinsed" it off and put it outside to dry for the day. A bit ago I plugged it up and no workie!!:mad: No lights, no nothing..

    Before I go and buy a new one in the next 30 mins.... Is the old one focked? Can it be fixed?

    ty for your time to respond :)
     
  2. Jun 17, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    fletch aka

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    It may or may not work in a day or so. My experience has been it will stop working again when it's least convenient. I would head out to Fry's. :mad:
     
  3. Jun 17, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    It's over. It'll probably never work properly again. Unless she demands an uber-nice keyboard, it's a relatively cheap replacement. If it does start to work again, at least you have a backup.
     
  4. Jun 17, 2009 at 7:12 PM
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    neontrail

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    yeah, thats the thing...this keyboard of hers is bad ass, I have even looked to find one for myself for a while now with no luck. The keys kinda sit flush with the rest of the board.....

    DEAD KEYBOARD!!
    Pics always make it better..so here
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    Sadly I am on my way to bestbuy to see what I can get to MAKE THE PEACE around here..


    :cool:
     
  5. Jun 17, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    yep...time for a new keyboard....that ones prolly shot.

    Neon......didnt she spill something in your truck a while back??? is this kinda retribution???:eek:
     
  6. Jun 17, 2009 at 9:08 PM
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    neontrail

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    lol, can a mod please move this to the correct section..ty

    OOPS
     
  7. Jun 17, 2009 at 9:12 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    hmmmm. it looks very similar to a laptop key board. Very nice....er Was nice.
     
  8. Jun 18, 2009 at 1:02 AM
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    DDD

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    lol, there is a difference between the "Technical chat forum" and "Technology forum"...
     
  9. Jun 18, 2009 at 3:10 AM
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    try looking for a spill resistant keyboard... they are very useful
     
  10. Jun 18, 2009 at 4:52 AM
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    :drool: Sweet Iced Tea is my favorite drink. I wish they served 'southern style sweet tea' out here, love it when I visit my family in missouri.
     
  11. Jun 18, 2009 at 5:18 AM
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    I had two tall glasses of Southern style sweet tea and an open-faced BBQ sandwich for dinner last night.

    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
     
  12. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:45 AM
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    How did the keyboard work out.
    :notsure:
     
  13. Jun 18, 2009 at 9:23 AM
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    She LOVES her new keyboard!! Its even better then the one I ruined!

    WOOOHOOOO
     
  14. Jun 18, 2009 at 10:10 AM
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    What kind is it? Pics.
     
  16. Jun 18, 2009 at 11:23 AM
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    Microsoft comfort curve -$20 Wally World

    SPILL resistant KEYS!!!

    IMG_0500.jpg
     
  17. Jun 18, 2009 at 11:40 AM
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    Yep! KARMA will always find it's way back!:eek:
     
  18. Jun 23, 2009 at 2:32 PM
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    Back when Bluetooth just came out, I got a really nice, and very expensive Logitech keyboard. It was awesome. Had all the bells and whistles and I was in love with it. Then my wife (Fiancee at the time) gave it a nice bath in some tasty orange juice.

    Let it dry out, started working again, but the keys were always sticky. At least I had a good excuse for the stickiness ;)
     
  19. Jun 23, 2009 at 2:37 PM
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    I have personally known several people that did this. Let it dry for a week someplace with A/C and low humidity and try it again. One day isn't long enough! It takes a week......put it next to a fan. Totally dryed out, no reason at all it shouldn't work. Oh...you spilled "sweet" tea? If not Sweet 'N Low, FORGETTABOUIT!!!! THE keys will stick stick stick stick
     
  20. Jun 23, 2009 at 2:39 PM
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    I know a guy that peed all over his room mates keyboard. They left it out in the sun for a week and it worked just fine.
     
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