My drunk friend slept and peed with my iphone in his pocket!

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by hippo3, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. hippo3 macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2010
    so he tells me the next day in the afternoon! im like wtf? so the lens has fog so i dry it out completly. two days pass nothing, so i open it up lift up the motherboard and see corrosion on the contacts to the battery :eek: i grabbed some contact cleaner and cleaned them up. and now i dried it up put everything back together, and now charging it but still nothing.. im afraid it might be fried.. :(
    any suggestions? more cleaning?
  2. Knowlege Bomb macrumors 603

    Knowlege Bomb

    Feb 14, 2008
    Madison, WI
    Giving your urine soaked iPhone back to your friend and making him buy you a new one would be my first suggestion.

    He should have already offered. That's just disgusting.
  3. hippo3 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2010
  4. -aggie- macrumors P6


    Jun 19, 2009
    Where bunnies are welcome.
    I have now heard everything regarding an iPhone getting "water" damage.

    Take it to Apple, pay $199 and get a replacement.

    If you're trolling......
  5. bytethese macrumors 68030


    Jun 20, 2007
    Holy water sports...

    Your "friend" did the damage, have him get you a new one?
  6. Disc Golfer macrumors 6502a

    Dec 17, 2009
  7. diabolic macrumors 68000

    Jun 13, 2007
    Austin, Texas
    Make him replace it, and don't loan your phone to your friends anymore. :)
  8. Shenaniganz08 macrumors 6502

    Jan 26, 2010
    have him put it in a ziplock bag, and then have him pay you $199 for a replacement phone

    that **** is nasty

    I'm pretty suspicious of this as well
  9. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    As others have suggested, your only option is a replacement at this point
    Your friend should pay, but given the circumstances, I somehow find that unlikely
  10. mac88 macrumors 6502

    Aug 7, 2008
    Boston, MA.
    I suggest you find a more responsible friend. Not one who has yet to graduate out of diapers. Good luck! :D
  11. ReviewPC macrumors member

    Mar 8, 2010

    Call a hazmat team and have him removed along with the phone.
  12. dukebound85 macrumors P6


    Jul 17, 2005
    5045 feet above sea level
  13. Arran macrumors 601


    Mar 7, 2008
    Atlanta, USA
    Sorry to hear that. Gross.

    And I think you just killed the market for secondhand "water-damaged" iPhones.
  14. Lurchdubious macrumors 65816


    Oct 15, 2008
    ROTFL! haha. You win.
  15. chargit macrumors 6502a


    Jan 17, 2010
    Evansville, In
    is his name Hodge??

    sounds like a friend of my sons. my son had a party last summer when we were at the lake. came home late Sunday night and cralled in to bed at about 1am and DAM!! (ya he slept in our bed while we were gone)

    Anyway his other friend has a 3g. I just put a new screen, dock connector, and vibrate button 2 weeks ago. the next Sunday he woke up and it was sitting in water he said....brought it to me and I took it apart and removed the logic board and battery. you could actually flow the BEER from one end to the other! put it in rice for a week. took it out this morning and cleaned the parts real well. it smelled like he had chinese food and beer for dinner!

    but I fixed it!
  16. Richard A macrumors member

    Feb 18, 2010
    Should you get an iPad, don't loan it to him, he might get confused :D
  17. hippo3 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2010
    well i took it to apple and it was replaced!! crazy right!
  18. Knowlege Bomb macrumors 603

    Knowlege Bomb

    Feb 14, 2008
    Madison, WI

    Did they check the moisture sensors? What story did you give them?
  19. hippo3 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2010
    they checked them with the doctors use to check ur ears and i just told them it didnt charge. lol brand new 3gs satisfied!
  20. dafootballer macrumors member

    Jun 8, 2009
    could of tried putting it in rice that stuff soaks everything up
  21. Dr Kevorkian94 macrumors 68020

    Jun 9, 2009
    SI, NY
    keep nagging him to pay for a new one and after a week or two if he wont ,break his phone but if it is a r tard phone then sue him and the lawyer fees will drag on so then the best thing to do if he wont pay for it after nagging him u go get it replaced for 199.

    or u could tell his mommy
    and (not to be offensive) if ur a women sleep with him or vice versa even if ur gay sleep with him (once again no offense)
    or if u have connections in the mob quote "leave the gun take the canolies
  22. Shenaniganz08 macrumors 6502

    Jan 26, 2010
    this too seems pretty high up there on my troll suspicions
  23. Diseal3 macrumors 65816

    Jun 29, 2008
    Im not to sure I'de put that thing to my face again...
  24. hippo3 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2010
    they gave me a genius report after that. but yea its good that some apple genuis's are kind etc. imagine if i told her the real story she prolly would have threw the phone at the little kid standing by and knock him out to make everything akward while she slowly walks away...

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