woops dropped my iPad on cement

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    was out on the front porch last night and while a friend of mine was handing my iPad back to me I accidentally dropped it several feet down on hard cement, oooops! I thought there would be a good chance of damage but turns out there was just a tiny scratch on the lower left corner, thank goodness!! Guess the iPad is quite durable afterall
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    Brrrrrrrrrr! Shivers. That's a nightmare to me, so much that my iPad hardly leaves its folio case because it doesn't slip in one's hands...
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    Wow... and WOW!
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    Did you watch it fall in slow motion?
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    Question, was it in a case or a skin, or was it naked? I keep mine in a Street Skin, which gives it a bit more to hold onto and a little protection in case it falls.

    Glad to here it's still working. I can't imagine what I would do if mine fell and I was without for a few days till I could get another.
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    I heard a thud on the tile floor soon after my daughter asked to use it.she tried to put it up on counter and failed . Not a scratch. She was petrified though.
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    Good thing your iPad wasn't damaged! iPads are hard to come by, but you can always make more children!
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    Obviously it didn't land on the glass. Since there aren't any moving parts low impact isn't a problem with the device.
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    Oh I just bet she was, Doc.! Poor thing! How old is she? I just dropped mine a minutes ago, on hardwood floor. It is in a case, though, but landed on the end. It was so loud!

    All the way down, I was like "OMG, OMG!"

    it seems fine though. I am glad that yours is okay!
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    5 is the age
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    Wife was pissed at me and threw mine across the bedroom. It was in it's case so nothing happened. If it broke I was going to devorce court!
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    From the ad -- (I added the underlined part)
    It looks like a great idea, but I can probably make the exact same thing for a buck or two with stuff from the craft department at Wal-Mart!

    "I'm telling you, this is gonna make us rich Alice!"
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