[ale] Exploding CD?!?
jimpop at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 11 02:15:32 EST 2001
Unfortunately, I am the manufacturer of my computer and the CD drive is
so generic that all I'm left with is Westwood. Their offices are
closed until Monday, so I'll have to let you know then if we're rich.
--- Dave Brooks <db at amorphous.org> wrote:
> All I have to say is, you're sitting on millions, pal. Think about
> You can sue Westwood for making faulty CDs. You can sue the maker of
> CDROM drive, and you can probably sue your computer manufacturer (if
> applicable) for using faulty CDROMs. You can also sue Microsoft for
> compatible with games that are produced on such shoddy media (hey,
> hurt to try). Tack on a little emotional trauma on top of that, and
> could be a very rich man. If people can sue McDonalds for spilling
> in their laps, you can certainly pull this off.
> If you persue this, I'd like $10,000 of your settlement for
> suggesting the
> idea. =]
> Jim Popovich wrote:
> > I was sitting at home playing a video game (Red Alert 2),
> > when all of a sudden the CDROM that was spinning in my
> > CDROM player EXPLODED. I know this may be hard to believe,
> > but I have the ~10,000 pieces to prove it, not to mention
> > the minor scars from fying shards. Has anyone else ever
> > experienced this?
> > -Jim P.
> david a. brooks
> db at amorphous.org
> voice: .. 678/427-8216
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