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    cherry's Avatar
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    Talking pathetic but amusing
    For your amusment - this is my sad charger situation lol
    This is what i have to do to get it to work.







    The charger makes a buzzing noise when i plug it in too. I've only had this macbook for a little more than 6 months, so it seems really early for this wire to be crapping out on me.

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    Stretch's Avatar
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    Call Apple. That is kinda funny though.
    Blog and Photo Gallery: http://philolin.me/

    Currently running OS X 10.10

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    iMac late 2007 10.11.b4, iMac 2008 10.10.5, Macbook2007 10.7.5, Mac Mini 10.7.5, iPhone 3GS Note 8!!
    That is so funny, but hey, it works for now and that is what counts. Take that adapter to Apple, maybe they will be kind to you.

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    Brown Study's Avatar
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    G4 Tiger and OS 9
    Don't tell Apple about the clothes pin, or it'll go into their database as the official fix for everyone.

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    Black Macbook C2D 2GHz 3GB RAM 250GB HD iPhone 4 iPad 3G
    Got any animals in the house?

    June 2007
    July 2009

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    yea that really adds to the sleek look of the apple

    haha careful of fire
    2.4ghz Unibody | Hitachi 320GB 7200 | 256MB 9600gt

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    Benjamindaines's Avatar
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    Ummm why don't you get that fixed.....?

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    cherry's Avatar
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    leopard macbook pro 17" | ipod touch
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kash View Post
    Got any animals in the house?
    Just a little 3 month old kitten, but even though she's small she still might have something to do with it, she loves cords.



    Quote Originally Posted by Benjamindaines View Post
    Ummm why don't you get that fixed.....?
    I plan on it. It's only been in need of this ghetto-rigging since yesterday. :black:


    Will apple just replace it? I have the apple care protection plan.

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    I had the same problem. My fix was some copper wire that I forced into the magsafe and the rest of the wire. It actually worked just fine, but I took it to the apple store and they were nice enough to replace it, although I heard its not actually covered.

  10. #10
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    I present to you ....

    The Apple iPeg

    Doubles as a clothes line fastener!

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    Kilted1's Avatar
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    2 iMacs 17+20" 2.16GHz 2GB RAM 500MB HDD 256MB Graphic card. 60Gig 5th gen iPod with Video
    You could have found one in white plastic......Thanks for sharing. Made me smile this Monday morn

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    Netty4mac's Avatar
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    Macky the Macbook Pro 2.3Ghz i5 4GB Ram, Mr.Pink 16GB White iPhone 4
    Quote Originally Posted by Pulse-8 View Post
    I present to you ....

    The Apple iPeg

    Doubles as a clothes line fastener!
    lol

  13. #13
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    Kilted1 your request has been granted ... ^^^^

  14. #14
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    Kilted1's Avatar
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    2 iMacs 17+20" 2.16GHz 2GB RAM 500MB HDD 256MB Graphic card. 60Gig 5th gen iPod with Video
    I bow when confronted with superior "Intelligence"

  15. #15
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    cherry's Avatar
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    leopard macbook pro 17" | ipod touch
    Here's an update: Don't EVER EVER do what i did because i almost burned my apartment down!

    I desparately needed my computer to hold a charge so i put the pin on there while i was up late tonight writing a paper. In the middle of my paper i hear this crackling noise and it starts smoking! I totally freaked out and pulled it out as fast as i could! Somehow a hole was burned all the way through the wire coating, through the electrical tape and onto the surface of that ****ing wooden pin nearly causing a catastrophy!

    Now it's totally done, that charger is toast. So i'm going powerless. Luckily i finished my paper before my battery died lol.

    Now there's no putting it off - i definitely have to go to the apple store tomorrow.

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