posted on Jun, 23 2009 @ 11:34 AM
I have to vent! I have a powerbook g4 17inch Apple laptop and I bought it new a few years ago. I was so proud of myself for saving the $3000.00 I
needed to buy it. I always wanted one and needed it for school. I got the best I could buy. It did everything and I loved it! I called it my baby and
everyone teased me how I treated it like gold! Well last year I was at work and a friend was using it. I was in the office and she came in all freaked
out. She said she didnt know what happened to my computer but it wouldnt come on. I laughed and said oh the battery just went out. This happened
before with a friend and she thought she broke it so I thought this is what happened this time.. Anyways...I go to the back and then I SEE my
computer. It was a MESS! When my so called friend (thats how I feel now) was done with it she put it on top of the SATIN case on the counter. Now
anyone with half a brain knows it you put metal on satin it will FALL! Well that is exactly what happened. My poor baby slipped onto the tile floor
and was well completely ruined. I had it looked at the next day and it's about 700 to fix it. The sound doesnt work, the CD drive is out of wack so
that doesnt work, my wi-fi is messed up, the LCD on the screen as you see is ALL messed up and the "c" key is gone (I have the key but need a
special tool to put it back), it doesnt close and you can literally open it and it will be flat. What really bothered me most is my "friend" NEVER
once offered to help pay to fix it and she just laughed! She only apologized and another friend of ours who has the same laptop told her "sorry"
wont help fix it and the girl who broke it just laughed!! GRRRR! Whenever she sees my computer in it's condition she laughs and says "oh Im sorry."
It really makes me want to just put her in a triangle and make her tap out!! If she had offered something I wouldnt be so mad but why should I pay to
fix it when I didnt break it? I probably shouldnt have let her use it but she has used it before and so I didnt think it would be in danger so to
speak. Well I am venting because it's getting worse and my poor roommate has to deal with my meltdowns over the screen and sound issue. I want to
watch videos on here and I cant which is really annoying. I am looking at a new airbook but it will be nothing like my computer. I have looked on ebay
but I am still angry that I have to be inconvenienced with an extra expense when my computer was PERFECTLY fine before. When it happened I held back
tears until I went to the office and proceeded to break a couple pencils in anger..lol
What do I do? Do I bring it up to her and ask her to help or just count it as a major lesson learned? I know she has the money and the funny thing
is she wants to buy my iphone when my new one comes in yet she cant pay to fix my computer she broke? I would take a 100 bucks at this point at least
its something. If this were me I would make payments if needed to fix it. I broke a friends Oakleys and went out the next day and replaced them. IDK
maybe I think differently than most who knows......
I have looked on Ebay for refurbished versions of my laptop and they are pretty pricey. I will have a new one hopefully in the next month but in
the mean time I am getting really annoyed at my own computer and it's issues. Sorry for the long rant but damn it am pissed! My friends say I was way
to nice to her and they were surprised I didnt lay her out...lol I wanted to believe me esp after how she acted like it was really no big deal.
Anyways here is my poor Mac
these are the emotions I feel right now...lol