Jan 15, 2009

January's Tale of Crazy Spending-- Mein Laptop ist kaputt

Sorry I've been MIA so long, but I've been mourning a "death" in the family. On Sunday morning, I accidentally murdered my laptop. The weapon? A cup of apple juice. My dad and I had to do some emergency surgery on the kitchen table. We tried our best to revive it, but it is completely dead now. The bad thing is that my laptop is no longer under warranty since it's almost 2 years old, and Dell was going to charge me a minimum of $500 to repair it and replaced all the messed up parts. So I let myself be convinced by various friends and family members into buying a brand new one, since for a few hundred more I can have a new one that's more or less guaranteed to work right. So I ordered my new laptop on Wednesay- unfortunately, it set me back $825. Oy, it still hurts to see that number. I just have to keep reminding myself that (unless I do something completely moronic again) I'll have it for a few years and won't have to buy another for a long while.


Canadian Saver said...

Oh, murder by apple juice, not good!

Which DELL model did you get? I'm looking for one before the end of the year...

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