Yorick Phoenix

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Chief WriteTogether Bug Finder & character stringer. Generally to create computer code, but sometimes actual words and paragraphs. Listens to lots of music, takes lots of photos, & invests in stocks for the long haul.

Joined 31 December 2018.

Total writing: 408 days.

Current streak: 519 days.

Total word count: 193312 words (473 words on average per post)


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The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 13 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 65 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 12 of the saga, this is the last part] My wife has a new watch. Her old cracked face watch has been repaired and sold on eBay. Now it's time to work out the financial cost of it all. The time spent on this...


The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 12 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 64 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 11 of the saga, this is part 12] I can't remember all the offers I received for the watch, both on eBay and Facebook MarketPlace, however none of them were compelling. My memory says that the eBay ones were in the $350 range and...


The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 11 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 63 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 10 of the saga, this is part 11] Apple FedEx'd me a box to send the cracked watch in for repair. I packaged it up, took photos and walked over to my local FedEx Office, handed it over and was given a receipt. Two...


The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 10 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 62 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 9 of the saga, this is part 10] I had the brand new AppleWatch. I had unpaired the cracked AppleWatch as I had previously been instructed was a requirement. Time to contact Apple to get them to ship me a box to get the...


The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 9 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 61 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 8 of the saga, this is part 9] After I returned home empty handed from Best Buy I checked the credit rating agencies web site to see if they were still "under maintenance" every 30 minutes or so. Later that evening I unlocked by...


The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 8 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 60 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 7 of the saga, this is part 8] I wrapped up warm. It was about 50°F (10°C) outside for the mile walk to Best Buy. After tracking down a sales person on my arrival in the Apple department I asked for the new watch...


The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 7 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 59 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 6 of the saga, this is part 7] Note: I only had 4 hours sleep last night so the quality of this installment may be lacking The cracked eBay watch was returned. It wasn't as "fully functional" as the seller had described....


The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 6 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 58 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 5 of the saga, this is part 6] The streak solving watch arrived from eBay - or rather from the person who sold it to me on eBay. The packaging was extreme so it took a while to get through all the brown parcel...


The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 5 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 57 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 4 of the saga, this is part 5] Having accepted the cost of repair ($299+TAX) I was on the hunt for a temporary watch for my wife to wear while hers was being repaired. I had ruled out the buy and return within the...


The saga of the Apple Watch Series 4 repair part 4 (of 13)

1 year ago, for day 56 by Yorick Phoenix 🏆

[This is a continuation of part 3 of the saga, this is part 4] After working out that buying a new watch and selling the cracked one on eBay wasn't going to work, it was time to bite the bullet, accept that it was going to cost $299 + TAX...