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    Apple void warrenty for smokers

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    I hope all of you Mac users are living in smoke free houses
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    you gotta be kiddin me.... wow... its tabacco not uranium....

    According to the Consumerist magazine a Mac user claims that Apple voided her warranty and refused to repair her machine because it was "contaminated" with cigarette smoke.The same thing happened last year when another user hit the headlines when cultists from the Apple religion refused to service a system due to the "health risks of secondhand smoke." There are probably more, we only hear about it when they complain by way of a magazine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2ndsupporter View Post
    Glad I'm a PC!!
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    Why does this NOT shock me. Apple has always been full of themselves.

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    Apple designs their stuff to fail and then dishonors warranties. All of their portable stuff is so prone to water damage it's ridiculous. Hardly any seals or fuses to protect. Instead of spending money to harden the goods, they go to great efforts to place water sensors inside.

    They could easily dip all the boards in epoxy and then place an inline fuse to the battery for shorts. The few cents to do this would be great and reduce tons of e-waste. However, it would eat into their repeat sales, so guess which way they do it?

    I had a Nokia phone that went through a full washer/dryer cycle on two separate occasions and still functioned. Try that with most portable electronics and see what you get! People with iPods have had their sensor go off due to extreme humidity, and then get denied warranty claims.

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    I have two iMacs, and I cannot believe the claim about this warranty refusal...is there anything from Apple showing the 'refusal' to honor their warranty?
    I have had one of my iMacs for several years without any difficulties...not like the PC I had had previously.
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    Quote Originally Posted by retsupt99 View Post
    I have two iMacs, and I cannot believe the claim about this warranty refusal...is there anything from Apple showing the 'refusal' to honor their warranty?
    I have had one of my iMacs for several years without any difficulties...not like the PC I had had previously.
    New macs are just PC's with OSX software.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2ndsupporter View Post
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    Glad I'm a GENERIC PC, running LINUX!

    Ret, you Mac guys are almost as bad as Glock people! Same Kool Aid?
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    Interesting. Two people make allegations, it must be so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by razor02097 View Post
    you gotta be kiddin me....
    Yeah,

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    people will still buy macinsquash
    I have used and still do use both and IMO hands down the Mac is a better platform for most uses. It's just an opinion an YMMV...

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    Quote Originally Posted by retsupt99 View Post
    I have two iMacs, and I cannot believe the claim about this warranty refusal...is there anything from Apple showing the 'refusal' to honor their warranty?
    I have had one of my iMacs for several years without any difficulties...not like the PC I had had previously.
    Smoking Near Apple Computers Creates Biohazard, Voids Warranty - The Consumerist

    from what i can tell this is the original site that reported this, they quote the customers who were allegedly refused warranty service
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arko View Post
    Glad I'm a GENERIC PC, running LINUX!

    Ret, you Mac guys are almost as bad as Glock people! Same Kool Aid?
    I'm 'double bad'...I love Glocks and Mac's...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bfunk View Post
    Smoking Near Apple Computers Creates Biohazard, Voids Warranty - The Consumerist

    from what i can tell this is the original site that reported this, they quote the customers who were allegedly refused warranty service
    I see the customer quotes, but people complaint about everything and make up their own reasoning for warranty voids, but where is something in writing from Apple?
    Not doubting your info, I'm just a bit skeptical.
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    My Son bought me an Ipod Nano as a Birthday gift a few years ago. Having dealt with Apple, I've firmly become a Sony User. Overpriced accessories- which by the way are never included, terrible service and an unreliable product was enough to turn me off forever.
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