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Old 02-11-2007, 06:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok so last night i spilled a decent amount of beer on my 8700g. Ive been looking around for solutions but cant seem to find anything concrete. Any help? The phone powers on and looks fine, but when i type a letter it types a totally different letter....ANY HELP?????
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Old 02-11-2007, 06:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What a waste of beer.

Search through the forum and you will find many threads where many different kinds of liquids have come into contact with BB's. The basic idea is to pull the battery as fast as possible and really let the BB dry for a couple of days. If needed, you may have to take the BB apart and clean it out so the keys aren't sticky. Check the FAQ's for instructions.
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Old 02-11-2007, 06:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Alcohol abuse!

I'd be asking how I could salvage the beer from the BB
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hey thanks for the ideas, yeah it was good beer to man
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Old 02-11-2007, 10:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Sounds like the keyboard is wet inside.

This is a pretty good thread about how to rinse/wash the BB.

http://www.blackberryforums.com/gene...highlight=cola
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