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Fix this for my child or fix the freezer today?

[i][c=BF0080]Maybe both if the first cooperates 😆 My incentive is that my kid will wake up very easy for school tomorrow if I say, “time to get up! Guess what? Your phone is fixed!”

Decisions decisions 🤭[/c][/i]
MellyMel22 · F Pinned Comment
[i][c=BF0080]Well it’s done, but of course my child disabled it prob trying to use it cracked up 🙄[/c][/i]

iamonfire696 · 36-40, F
@MellyMel22 Oh definitely. It’s so much money to get those fixed. My arthritic hands dropped my iPad on my hardwood floor.

I smashed it good. I had AppleCare so it was only $49 but I could never fix the screen myself with my hands.

You have talent there!!!
MellyMel22 · F
@iamonfire696 [i][c=BF0080]Thanks.. I have carpal tunnel bad. I think that’s what made me lose feeling just before I burned myself that day. I’ve done a few iPad screens too. It is that difficult, you just need to be careful and remember what goes where. The tiny screws are annoying though. [/c][/i]
iamonfire696 · 36-40, F
@MellyMel22 I remember you mentioning that. Can you get a nerve conduction study done to find out for sure? I don’t want you to hurt yourself again 🥺.

I have the worst brain fog since covid. I made my kids Rice Krispie treats the other day which has 5 ingredients and I never have to use a recipe. Well I had too and I bet I looked at it 90 times 😬. I would take something apart and get so lost 🤣.

AstroZombie · 31-35, M
Freezer. Both me and my ex were always in agreement: Our child would be forbidden from having a smart phone until they turned 18. Flip phone or borrow from mom and dad to call friends while at home.

And yes, I do blame apps like Tiktok where kids are constantly doing deadly things and calling them "challenges." No regulation or moderation on social media apps.
AstroZombie · 31-35, M
@WhateverWorks I mean I used to run a YouTube channel but it wasn't family friendly. Dark humor, swearing, etc. Wanted to show that kids belong on YouTube kids and adults belong on regular YouTube. And have fun at the same time, of course.

As long as the kids can't find their way around the parental controls it's good.
WhateverWorks · 36-40
Yeah, they were never receptive to kids tube because it didn’t have all the videos etc. that the other kids are watching. Can’t speak for other brands, but I like the parental controls for the iPhones because they’re all managed from my phone as supreme overlord lol, not a background setting on their phone they can fiddle with @AstroZombie
AstroZombie · 31-35, M
@WhateverWorks Normally I've had issues with Apple computers giving me issues but in this case ALL HAIL THE iPHONE xD
Namor69 · 41-45, M
mama mia.... add a screen shield + phone case after its 'fixed' Yikes!! *shattered glass sound*
MellyMel22 · F
@Namor69[i][c=BF0080]I always do! And it’s been done more times than I can count! [/c][/i]
Namor69 · 41-45, M
@MellyMel22 wow and they still managed to destroy the screen like that regardless - yikes!
MellyMel22 · F
@Namor69 [i][c=BF0080]Yep and apparently disabled it after 😡[/c][/i]
black4white · 56-60, M
Hook the daughter up.... but make her do something in return to earn it as well...surprised your phone is fixed..wooo hooo now what are you going to do to earn that the phone is fixed?

And yeah..the freezer is a no brainer so you do both....either way you will end up doing both anyways lol (cuz thats what we do)....so may a well make the daughter EARN it :-)
MellyMel22 · F
@black4white [i][c=BF0080]It’s for my 7 year old son 😄 [/c][/i]
black4white · 56-60, M
@MellyMel22 OOOHHHHH!!!!! now that is a game changer.... yeah you gotta wait for a bit... plain and simple...maybe next time you will take better care of it. LOL then come a few weeks or so... surprise... LOL then you are super mom again
No just tell him that you're going to get him the latest and greatest brand new phone after school that'll get them up
MellyMel22 · F
@NightsWatch [i][c=BF0080]You're buying![/c][/i]
@MellyMel22 but it means sooo much more coming from you.
LostNForgotten · 31-35, M
Can that be fixed?
MellyMel22 · F
@LostNForgotten [i][c=BF0080]It’s just kinda tedious. I’ve replaced more iPhone screens than I can count. This phone specifically multiple times. It all depends on your patience and if you’re able to keep track of a bunch of tiny tiny screws. In order to change the screen you have to take apart the home button, cams, ear piece, metal plate and reconnect it all to the new screen. When I went to trade in a phone awhile ago, I was offered a job replacing them 🤣 I said hell no, I don’t like doing it that much. Just saving money doing my households if needed. [/c][/i]
LostNForgotten · 31-35, M
@MellyMel22 👍 nice
scooogy · 31-35, MVIP
Mel 👀 how often did I tell you to use the srewdriver and notyour smartphone when you fix things?? 😤
MellyMel22 · F
@scooogy [i][c=BF0080]My child did that all by himself 🤣[/c][/i]
scooogy · 31-35, MVIP
@MellyMel22 maybe you should fix your kid with the screwdriver 👀
Degbeme · 70-79, M
Freezer first. Can`t have your non meat items spoiling. 🤭
MellyMel22 · F
@Degbeme [i][c=BF0080]Damn right! [/c][/i]
Degbeme · 70-79, M
@MellyMel22 All joking aside, that stuff is expensive.
MellyMel22 · F
@Degbeme [i][c=BF0080]Everything is now! [/c][/i]
MellyMel22 · F
[i][c=BF0080]Well phone first, forgot the water was being turned off for a few hours for repairs 🤭[/c][/i]
You're so handy! 🤩 Must be an Italian thing. ☺️
MellyMel22 · F
@Ducky [i][c=BF0080]Well yeahhh! [/c][/i]
@MellyMel22 Let me gnaw on your head. 🥰
JoyfulSilence · 46-50, M
Encase his phone in a block of ice, and thaw it when he gets straight A's.

🤪
MrSmooTh · 31-35, M
This is why I don't spend $900 on an iphone.
MellyMel22 · F
@MrSmooTh [i][c=BF0080]That one was given to us and 2 kids used it. [/c][/i]
MrSmooTh · 31-35, M
@MellyMel22 No phone is worth that much in my opinion. It better act as my secretary for that price.
Tough call, both will ruin your day.
Good to see you were able to avoid an iced/leaky freezer, and kept the kids happy and motivated.
smiler2012 · 56-60, M
{@mellymel22] do they not have there money then
MellyMel22 · F
@smiler2012 [i][c=BF0080]What do you mean?[/c][/i]
smiler2012 · 56-60, M
@MellyMel22 do they not get pocket money
MellyMel22 · F
@smiler2012 [i][c=BF0080]He’s 7, but he paid for it since he threw it. I made him wait to get it though. [/c][/i]
Lushi · 36-40, F
What is wrong with the screen? Has it cracked? Go buy more Apple phones. I keep saying Android is the best 🙄
Just one decision out of many I’m sure 😌
MellyMel22 · F
@YippeeKiYaymf [i][c=7700B2]Unfortunately, you know how it goes 😩[/c][/i]

 
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