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I killed my iPhone on vacation

So we just got back from a week's vacation on the whitest sand beach of Siesta Key Florida. No, that's not snow, it's 100% pure quartz sand, the softest sand you've ever felt! It was a wonderful vacation, even though I killed my phone and camera. After enjoying the afternoon at the beach, we threw the towels, sunblock. books, camera,phone and water bottles in the beach bag and headed back to our room. When we got there, Tim said " The beach bag is leaking", and I totally freaked out knowing my phone was in there. Needless to say, water and an iPhone do NOT play well together and when I saw the message " No Sim Card" I knew I was screwed. SIGH The closest Apple store was about an hour away, but I'm addicted to my phone so we made the trip. I was ready to bite the bullet and pay the $200 to replace the phone. I was ready, but certainly not happy. Anyway, we get the new phone, the Apple genius Ellie replaces the Sim card and prints my invoice. Here's where it gets interesting. She used the " read the barcode" machine, but nothing happened. She tries again. She asks her co-worker to help. Nope.. it's not printing, so she turns to me and says, " System error.. here" and hands me the phone!!! No Charge!!! We look at each other, andwalk quickly out the door. BIG SMILES!       Now I need a systems failure at the camera department!

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