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To think that if I fish the remote control out of the toilet and dry it out in the airing cupboard I can use it again?

(8 Posts)
hidetheribbons Thu 16-Oct-08 13:57:59

Dropped by my 16 month old
Anyone done this?

mppaw Thu 16-Oct-08 14:07:59

Not a remote control, but I dropped my mobile phone in a cup of tea. Took it apart and dried it on the radiator and works fine.

ElviraInanEcup Thu 16-Oct-08 14:10:57

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Mumsnut Thu 16-Oct-08 14:11:11

depends what else was in the pan at the time ....

Jas Thu 16-Oct-08 14:11:31

Mine went in the washing up, and all except one button worked once it was dry (it has since gone in the fish tank, along with two mobile phones, but they were in the water for longer and died!)

Quadrophenia Thu 16-Oct-08 14:12:35

put it in a sealed freezer bag with some dried rice, apparently works a treat for phones etc

HeyJude07 Thu 16-Oct-08 14:45:14

My ds threw our Sky remote in the bath.

Oddly enough once it dried it actually worked better.

Mum2OliverJames Thu 16-Oct-08 15:03:06

take batteries out first grin

i dropped my phone in a black russian in my teens, and being drunk i decided to take it to peices and wash it in the sink in the loo and dry it under the hand dryer!

It continued to live after that!

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