Does AppleCare cover damage that could be attributed to user error?

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  1. Madness

    Madness Do not let Dr. Mario touch your genitals. He is no

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    A few weeks ago I was using my iBook at a funny angle and pushed the screen back so I could see without half of the screen being discolored/dim. Apparantly I pushed too far and the cracking sound I assumed was the bottom of the top flap hitting the base of the bottom flap was really the frame seperating itself from the LCD screen. So, now there's a 1/16 inch gap between the bottom of the screen and the frame. It doesn't affect usability, but it has the possibility of hurting my resale value when I decide to upgrade.

    My question is will Apple repair this under warrantee or am I SOL? I'll try to post a pic of the damage in a moment. :hsd:

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    http://www.wtfhost.com//files/25/IMG_0068.JPG
    http://www.wtfhost.com//files/25/IMG_0085.JPG

    sorry for bad pics, still learning this camera.. :o
     
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  2. moses

    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    i'd say SOL
     
  3. Skoles

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    I'd say at least try to bring it to a store & ask. Just say you were moving the screen back.
     
  4. evh

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    I have that too but not as bad. The frame doesn't completely enclose the LCD.

    That's how it came.
     
  5. Snotfist

    Snotfist I am the Urban Cowboy.

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    They will tell you before hand if they will cover it or not.
     

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