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post #21 of 47
Did you look at the explosion?

Cool guys don't look at explosions.

That's really bad bro.. Refund?
post #22 of 47
Really scary. It could have been a lot worse. It was good fortune that you were there and did what you did.
post #23 of 47
Wow that's insane, thank god nothing serious happen like the house getting burned down or something.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
Wow... You could probably sue them for this if you wanted.
ROFL



But.. yes you could
    
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post #25 of 47
To bad you didn't get that "experience" on Camera. Just a fools question here, but, is the exhaust vent on the same side that the battery explosion is? My hp Dv7 Bsod's within a minuet of setting it on a restrictive surface, like a couch, because it overheats.

Its likely the thing overheated and ignited the battery. I am glad you are okay, and your girlfriends house is good to go! That could have been real bad if say you all went out for icecream 10 minuets earlier.
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post #26 of 47
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It couldn't of overheated. It was on for about 20 second.
Also I don't remember where the exhaust fan was.
    
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post #27 of 47
Think of the bragging rights here...

Some noobdouche: "My cpu does blah blah blah"
You: "Yea well, I once tweaked a laptop so much it blew up and caught fire"

Silence.
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post #28 of 47
Quote:
Originally Posted by slngsht View Post
It's people like you.... I swear.

Frivolous lawsuits like this are horrid. It's not like it was done maliciously or the owner's fault.
Yeah but just because it wasnt malicious doesnt mean it wasnt careless...the company should count themself lucky if they end up with a compensation lawsuit, they could be looking at manslaughter if this would have set on fire in the house and people inside...

The company should have a set quality control procedure, and to me it sounds like wrong battery or whatever was sent out, thus a lack of qualit control, and rightly so the company should be held responsible for this.
post #29 of 47
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AdmRose View Post
Think of the bragging rights here...

Some noobdouche: "My cpu does blah blah blah"
You: "Yea well, I once tweaked a laptop so much it blew up and caught fire"

Silence.
The laptop was 100% stock and untouched.
    
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post #30 of 47
i have never seen that before. Thats pretty intense. Hope you get some thank you sex for saving them.
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