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    Re: Man drops Kindle, gets Amazon to pay him $400
    « Reply #1 on: October 20, 2009, 07:29:23 pm »
    Alrighty then!  Thanks for sharing that, Jason.  I have to agree with the guy that their ad implies it will survive a drop, and we in fact have had members whose Ks survived a drop, but others who have had damage.

    I might have to copy the text of that letter.  ;D

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    Re: Man drops Kindle, gets Amazon to pay him $400
    « Reply #2 on: October 20, 2009, 07:55:47 pm »
    Good for him. As quite a few of us know the screens were less than desirable due to sun fade. I feel like Amazon has great customer service, but I still had to get a 4th Kindle 2 before finding one that didn't have fading text. A good cover must help, because mine fell out of my car onto the pavement while in my purse and had no damage. I have it in an Oberon cover and feel that helped. :)

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    Re: Man drops Kindle, gets Amazon to pay him $400
    « Reply #3 on: October 20, 2009, 08:46:29 pm »
    Well, Amazon kind of opened themselves up to that one due to the drop test video. It was a bad idea. Do they still have it on the website?

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    Re: Man drops Kindle, gets Amazon to pay him $400
    « Reply #4 on: October 20, 2009, 11:02:08 pm »
    Well, Amazon kind of opened themselves up to that one due to the drop test video. It was a bad idea. Do they still have it on the website?

    Yep - it's still there.  Surprising since the guy's letter was dated back in August - this letter coming out may have opened up another can of worms for Amazon. 
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