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post #11 of 43
i feel really sad for him
but on the bright side he is alive and well...
at now only he is sad that he lost his collection but if he would have died a lot of people around him would have became sad.....so as long as he is alive and is desperate for that collection he can get it for sure.......
and r.i.p. for all who died and may the lost ones be found alive.......
post #12 of 43
wow! thats gotta suck... (i live pretty close to where it flooded in brisbane. like a 5min drive and i would of been under water D: ) at least he is ok tho. a few of my mates are in the same boat as him. along with alot of other ppls
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A damn shame, lucky hes alive though
    
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The loss is tragic, imho.
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In perspective, it could've been a lot worse. However, this almost brings a tear to my eye, I'm a huge fan of old games and systems.

R.I.P.
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Things you own, end up owning you.

But really, this just sucks.
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Originally Posted by dracotonisamond View Post
hmm. most if not all of that is recoverable with a little work and tlc.

my friend had his house flooded and his nes was completely submerged. but with a little effort we got it running again.
This is true, But with a collection like that it'll take some time. That sucks for sure
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And now you realize it's pointless to collect things.
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And now you realize it's pointless to collect things.
get out
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post #20 of 43
Just a bit of elbow grease, you could get those items working again. Trust me.

I've done it to a few computers since that great flood hit my country a few years ago. Case in point.

http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...k-warning.html

And it still works.
Edited by Kand - 1/17/11 at 8:07pm
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