Monday, 27 December 2010

Down the pan!!



I had a bit of a disaster yesterday (Jesus, this blog seems to be one endless bad beat story). I was at work and felt the urge to park a family of Otters at the pool. Ordinarily this would be one of the most pleasurable experiences whilst at work, sat there snapping a turd off knowing that I am getting paid for it, but not on this occasion.

Now, I am one of those people who believes that when sat on the crapper, one should have something to entertain themselves with. Normally this is a newspaper, book or some other piece of literature but on this occasion I decided to take my mobile phone to surf the tinterwebz (not for Frankie Vaughan I hasten to add). Placed phone on top of a towel, bent over to pull strides down in preparation for pebble dashing the back of the pan, knocked towel and mobile phone ends up in bottom of pan ffs (pre depth charge bombing).

Reached in to get the bastard thing out but too late, it was fizzing and constantly on vibrate, plus the screen was blank. Dried it off then finished my dump. Now, this is where it gets interesting. I fired the lappy up and did a bit of research, came across this little beauty of a site here. So I get home, place the phone in a sealed container and covered it with uncooked rice. Placed it in the oven with just the light on and left it for 24 hours. Retrieved it today and put it all back together and the fooking thing actually works!!! Lol saved myself some right dollar as it is one of those expensive touch screen mutha fuckers and I ain't got insurance. The only downside is that it has a huge brown skid mark on the screen, but we can't have everything now can we? :)

As this is supposed to be a Poker blog I suppose I better let you know how things are going. Just playing 25nl Rush atm, playing really well but don't want to doomswitch myself so I will post a graph in a few weeks. Putting into place some of the things that I have read in 'Zen and the art of Poker'. It's a good read, I recommend it.

Happy Festive Season and good luck at the cyber felt to all.

Snake

5 comments:

rubbish said...

Must be great being a copper with fuck all to do? Seasons greetings mate.

Snake Eyes said...

Lol, what do you mean 'fuck all to do', I had to take a shit, it was touching cloth. All the best mate!

Yorkshire Pud said...

Seriously, uncooked rice? I spilled a bottle of sparkling water over my phone a couple of weeks ago and its fucked it up, touchscreen too. At least I am due a anew one in a couple of months

BurnleyMik said...

Oh man that skiddy -does it smell? :)

It couldhave been worse.. you could have knocked it in,not realised and crapped all over it!

haha. Glad rush is going good, but don;t worry there is always a downswong around the corner.

ATB

BM

Snake Eyes said...

Pud, seriously, dry rice in a tupperware box. Phone in middle, leave for 24hrs,bingo.

Mik, dropped a little but still ok. Keep smashing the frogs mate

 

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