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    Thumbs up Who wants to break my camera??

    Well im new to this forum hi to everyone.

    I was just wondering how i could break my point and shoot camera without actually breaking it exterior wise. I need it broken by having it malfunction so it will not turn on any more.

    I need to do this because i need a new camera:yesnod:, I bought the camera from a best buy and I bought a warranty for it i have 2 months left and I just want to take an advantage of the warranty i bought:smilewinkgrin:

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    Sure, start small with a camera and when it comes time for a new car you can torch that too. :frown2:
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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Welcome to the Forum. I'm don't have any specific advice to offer you, but this subject was the topic of a thread a while back. The thread turned into an ethics discussion if I remember correctly. I'll keep looking for it and post a link here if I find it.
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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    horrible first post. You get no help from me.

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Take advantage, huh? I'm with Brent...

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    Thumbs down Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Nooooooo......

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Send it to me, I'll break it for you.

    I promise. Really.

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Hmmm, sounds like a case for the fraud squad. You can't be too bright to come on a forum and post something like this, and if it were in the forum I run I'd delete the post. Hey, I know, I have a couple friends who work at BestBuy.......

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    Bad Karma

    That's an unhealthy way of thinking. It's called cheating. There's also another rule that applies here: You get what you ask for.

    I had a friend who used to want to get hit by a car (in her car) so that insurance would buy here a new one. The problem with that is you don't consider all of the other consequences - a neck injury, a lost day of work, the hassle of dealing with the insurance company, a hit and run with no insurance...

    So best to handle the need for a new camera the right way. Save up and buy a new camera. Or better yet - learn to use the one you have better. Most of us don't get the most we could out of our cameras or other electronics. We just like to get new stuff.
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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    I think the real problem is that people who take advantage of the system may get something for free, but it comes at the cost of everyone else having to pay more. Just like internet fraud and other drains on society.
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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Quote Originally Posted by JSPhoto
    if it were in the forum I run I'd delete the post
    I have received a PM about it and I'm going to keep it open for the time being. If Photo John wants it gone I'll delete it, but (putting on the rose-colored glasses) maybe we can show "slieghty" the error in his/her ways.

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    actually, on second thought, just fill up a bucket with water and submerge it. that should take care of everything inside without showing anything on the outside.

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Quote Originally Posted by livin4lax09
    actually, on second thought, just fill up a bucket with water and submerge it. that should take care of everything inside without showing anything on the outside.
    "Inside" could include some sort of device showing that it had been wet which would void the warranty - I know cell phones have this...

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

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    "Inside" could include some sort of device showing that it had been wet which would void the warranty - I know cell phones have this...

    Yep, I saw it first hand when my friend got his phone wet at a water park. It's like a pregnancy test, except all you need is water and a blue mark appears..

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    you're missing the whole point....i worked at best buy in Digital Imaging. I knew that. but did he?

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Quote Originally Posted by livin4lax09
    I knew that. but did he?
    If you ever make it to the Chicago Gathering, I owe you the beverage of your choice...

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Just makes me sad
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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    I'm almost speechless about this.... How terribly wrong it seems to me to even think about doing this!

    Hopefully the smilies mean he was just joking with us about it.....
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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

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    If you ever make it to the Chicago Gathering, I owe you the beverage of your choice...
    Better check Livens ID :thumbsup:


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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Quote Originally Posted by slieghty
    Well im new to this forum hi to everyone.

    I was just wondering how i could break my point and shoot camera without actually breaking it exterior wise. I need it broken by having it malfunction so it will not turn on any more.

    I need to do this because i need a new camera:yesnod:, I bought the camera from a best buy and I bought a warranty for it i have 2 months left and I just want to take an advantage of the warranty i bought:smilewinkgrin:

    Since honesty does not seem to be one of your traits, why not go rob a bank instead and buy yourself a new camera with the loot. That way you can keep this camera as a back up and get a new camera without paying for it. :frown2:

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    LolZ
    Looks like you guys never done anything wrong.. Heaven is waiting for all of you except the evil one who start this thread.
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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    Quote Originally Posted by JSPhoto
    Better check Livens ID :thumbsup:


    JS

    ah man he's got me. Maybe next year around this time!

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    I'm Surprised that no one has said what I'm about to say.

    SELL IT!

    My gosh, If you dont want it, sell the thing!

    Or you could always drop it off the empire state building....

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    SELL IT!!!!
    there you go

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    Re: Who wants to break my camera??

    How pitiful! Do you realize that someone is held responsible for numbers at this retailer? That person has sales, and profit goals, things like this cause harm to those people as well as the consumer.

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