Why do good floppy disks go bad?
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Thu Apr 7 13:35:38 CDT 2016
On 4/7/2016 11:11 AM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 04/07/2016 02:32 AM, Tor Arntsen wrote:
>> The problem with lifetime warranties is that they're not about the
>> lifetime of the owner, and they're not about the lifetime of the
>> product. What it means is "as long as it's a product we're still
>> selling" (except for those cases where it *really* is the lifetime
>> of the product.. in which case it means "the warranty is valid until
>> the product fails").
> Sometimes, very rarely, it does happen the other way. The guys at the
> local auto parts store tell me about the woman who comes in about every
> 5 years to have her car battery replaced, free of charge, since she
> bought into a promotional deal for replacement batteries "for as long as
> you own your car". IIRC, she owns a 1984 Volvo.
Radio Shack seems to have dropped the Free Batteries too.
I think they would have made more $$ with a New Phone of the Month
PS: You can still get tubes, just more $$$.
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