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      04-13-2010, 12:28 PM   #1
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So I buy my wife a new iPad, and she's REALLY digging it. It goes everywhere with her so she can read, take notes, show pics, etc etc etc.

We end up going out in the Z4 running errands. I'm about a foot taller than she is, so there's obviously a huge difference in the seat adjustment between the two of us. When she drives with the seat forward, stuff falls off the ledge behind the seat, so she generally sets items behind the seat. (Yes, you see where this is going). That fateful Friday, it happened to be her purse & the iPad behind the seat.

We went out to eat, and she grabbed her purse but left the iPad. When we got out of the restaurant, she wanted me to drive since it was night and she can't see as well. I unlocked the Z with my key and the seat made a Taco out of her nice new iPad...
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      04-13-2010, 12:34 PM   #2
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Oh man!

If the iPad was paid with a credit card, like AmEx, you can have it repaired or get another one. I think other credit cards like VISA or Mastercard may offer a similar program. I would check them out. Good luck!
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      04-13-2010, 12:37 PM   #3
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just wow. sorry for the ipad loss.
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      04-13-2010, 12:42 PM   #4
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Oh man!

If the iPad was paid with a credit card, like AmEx, you can have it repaired or get another one. I think other credit cards like VISA or Mastercard may offer a similar program. I would check them out. Good luck!
Yep... Called Amex yesterday and they credited my account today. Been an Amex customer for ~15 yrs (platinum for the last few), and this is the first time I've ever used the product protection. Very easy and no hassles. I love Amex..
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      04-13-2010, 12:58 PM   #5
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ouch - at least it did not cost you anything other than a little trouble
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      04-13-2010, 02:42 PM   #6
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LOL - considering what you did to it, the LCD held up pretty well - that is the aurora borealis on your screen, right?

Not had an iPad yet and wonder about backing up the data. Is there a transfer required from the old to new iPad or does the new one auto sync with your PC?
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      04-13-2010, 03:46 PM   #7
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Ah shit sorry to hear. Definitely sucks. You should consider getting the net so you can place things on the ledge.


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      04-14-2010, 12:11 AM   #8
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Guess it's not so bad to have manual seats! You should tell your wife to get eyeglasses if she cant see well at night. I've had mine for about a year and they made such a big difference that I wear them all the time now. I have no idea how I was able to drive at night before the glasses, there is so much I wasn't seeing.
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      04-14-2010, 07:47 AM   #9
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It hurts! Sorry to see a brand new i-pad wasted.
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      04-14-2010, 08:58 AM   #10
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I think your Z4 was just expressing his/her opinion of the iPad and all those missing features
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      04-14-2010, 07:46 PM   #11
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I understand the Z3 didn't like Steve Jobs, ether.
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      04-15-2010, 03:51 AM   #12
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      04-15-2010, 07:09 AM   #13
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But the important question that no one has asked.....is the car OK?
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      04-15-2010, 07:20 AM   #14
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z4 is much tougher than iPad. HaHaHa
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      04-15-2010, 07:25 AM   #15
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z4 is much tougher than iPad. HaHaHa
true story
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That's the kind of stuff that usually happens to my wife and I. Sorry about your iPad..but at the same time, I now know where my wife shouldn't leave her purse
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      04-15-2010, 08:32 AM   #17
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Think you are lucky it wasn't the other way around.... (ie your wife surfing in the ipad while driving that might kill the z4!)
Ipad data can be easily restored through itunes, as long as you have backed them up...
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      04-15-2010, 09:40 AM   #18
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holy shit, reminds me not to take my iPad in my car.. good thing your wife got you a new one though
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Sorry for your trouble. At least the i-Pad got squashed without damaging the car.
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      04-15-2010, 10:51 AM   #20
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the z4 was like "take THAT, ipad..."
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      04-15-2010, 11:13 AM   #21
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iDrive got jealous of the iPad.
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      04-15-2010, 11:49 AM   #22
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Iphone, Ipod, Itune, Ipad..............that's almost a new exhaust-system! I think I skip the Ithing and save my sorry bucks for the Zed.
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