One drop was all the nook took
A few days ago, my NC took a short fall from hand to countertop -- a drop of less than a foot. Having dropped my iphone(s) multiple times from greater heights, onto hardwood and concrete, my first thought was I might have scuffed it but surely not broken it.
I was wrong. The LCD shattered inside, with cracks emanating from the lower-right bezel. I can see the backlight peeking from the edges of the bezel and cracks, but the display is gone.
I am lucky to have signed up for the $54 extended protection plan, which covers damage. I usually don't. I also discovered one can sign up for the plan within 30 days of purchase [14 in store].
BN said I'd have an RMA and replacement unit shipping information within a day, and it's been two. One of the features of the EPP they tout is "rapid replacement" -- I hope it turns out to be true.
I think the breakage is punishment for my smugness. I rooted my NC on 12/1 and ultimately had everything working (gapps, market, live wallpapers, multitouch) and never once had to reset or re-root. I was so careful up until the moment the unit spun out of my hands to its doom.
Anyone else break theirs yet? Have experience with the replacement service?
-Craig (#irc segv)