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Post by minkster » Fri Feb 24, 2006 9:44 pm

Oh man, I'm sorry to hear gamelver. That must have been a scary experience...I'm glad you and your house is ok. But don't you have your original GCp (the first one you made) or did you sell it? Well, I hope your next portable turns out great ;)
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Post by Gamelver » Fri Feb 24, 2006 9:51 pm

I used parts from my first GCp to quicken the build time on my second one :P....and now, I can't even use any parts from this one to build my next one!

anyway, here are some pics taken with a web cam...

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Post by G-force » Fri Feb 24, 2006 9:52 pm

oh man! Actual FIRE :shock: Thats the worst. :( Glad to hear you didn't get hurt though! Man.. What if you had been holding it when it set off... Scary.

I know how it feels to lose a portable you spent to much time and work on, since I had my NESp lost/stolen. It, uh, sucks. To say the least. And a GCp is even harder and more expensive to make. :(

I hope you still want to make another. (And this time make it black? ;) )

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Post by marshallh » Fri Feb 24, 2006 9:52 pm

Holy crap, man! Could you at least crack both of the memory cards open to see if the flash RAM chips are still intact?
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Post by Gamelver » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:01 pm

well, one is completely burnt to a crisp....my zelda saves were on there, too :(.

the other one, the one sticking out in the picture (the zelda one blends in :P) is pretty burnt, but it MIGHT still work....if not, then perhaps the ram chip is intact, at least...

oh, and I do have a black GCp, oh candy man G-force!

it's just...uh....not working right now....I don't know why :(. It looks fine!

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here's what happened (if any care to know :P)...I was watching seinfeld, playing some Advance Wars: Dual Strike, when all of a sudden, I hear a kind of hissing noise for a second, and then BOOM!....huge explosion and the GCp still is on fire...I figured the li-poly batteries exploded so I go there and it's still on fire, but only a little.....nothing too bad, so I figure I'll just take out the batteries and perhaps only a few parts got screwed up in the explosion. after a while, the GCp explodes again, though not as big, and I know it's wrecked....the room is starting to get filled with smoke and the fire alarm soon goes off. I take my bedsheet, grab the flaming GCp, and hurl it out my window onto the roof. I then proceed to get some water and douse the GCp, knowing once and for all it's dead. as I'm standing outside, I realize what just happened, and though I was relatively calm throughout all that, I all of a sudden got really angry and disoriented, though that might've been the smoke.....man, what a night :(.
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Post by bioniclebert » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:01 pm

HOLY BAJEEBERS!

Man, you gotta keep it in some glass case: "the first portable to explode"
or something like that.


Man that sucks, losing a very expensive portable.
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Post by Darth Fett » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:18 pm

Dang,that sucks.That was one awesome portable :( .But look at the bright side....none of you games were in there at the time,right? :|
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Post by Gamelver » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:22 pm

mariokart was.....completely destroyed (ok, so it only got half burnt...but it is ruined).
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Post by Darth Fett » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:25 pm

:shock: Wow.Now it Super sucks. :shock: Sorry about your stuff. :(
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Post by Gamelver » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:26 pm

ah, it's ok....at least it can be brought back....
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Post by G-force » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:26 pm

(Missed the pics by a minute)

Holy SH**!!! It's all...burnt and crap! Geez... Thats just awful.
What did your parents say when you told them your GCp exploded? You aren't gonna be stopped from future portable projects will ya?

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Post by Gamelver » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:27 pm

no, they felt sorry for me :P.
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Post by Zzebotes13 » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:28 pm

i hope my GCp doen't explode, and yeah, it would be cool to put it in a glass case in a museum.
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Post by jeep » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:29 pm

Holy crap ! Now I'm scared as hell to use Li-Ion in my NESp :oops: . Honestly, that's gotta suck. I now have something writtend in my head for a couple of years.... NEVER OVERCHARGE Li-Poly


Jeep. Good luck with that.

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Post by Darth Fett » Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:29 pm

Yah,you could say it was from Atlantis! :lol: :P
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