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View Poll Results: Have you chosen to get a replacement for you faulty Paperwhite?
Yes 25 34.72%
No, it is bad but I can live with it 3 4.17%
I haven't decided yet 5 6.94%
No my PW is good 39 54.17%
Voters: 72. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-06-2012, 05:58 PM   #1
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Have you requested/gotten a replacement Paperwhite?

Although this is shown as a poll, I'm really interested mostly in how many people chose to get replacements and a poll was a good way to keep track of the numbers.

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Old 10-06-2012, 07:34 PM   #2
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I voted "No" my PW is good.
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Old 10-06-2012, 08:52 PM   #3
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I just requested replacements for both mine and hubby's. His screen is terrible and mine doesn't always turn on when I open the cover. I'm supposed to get them on the 10th.
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Old 10-06-2012, 10:27 PM   #4
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Sorry, I read your post after voting yes, because, yes, I have chosen to get a replacement. However, it won't be here until Tuesday.
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Old 10-06-2012, 10:36 PM   #5
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Sorry, I read your post after voting yes, because, yes, I have chosen to get a replacement. However, it won't be here until Tuesday.
The replacement doesn't need to be in your possession yet, only the defective one. I worded that poorly so I'll change it.
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:37 PM   #6
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I am getting a replacement, but not because of the screen. My issue was that I could not register my new PW. The sad news is that they screen looked good with none of the splotches or discoloration others have described. My replacement is scheduled for delivery Tuesday. My fingers are crossed that I get another good screen!
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Old 10-07-2012, 02:44 PM   #7
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Yes and replacement was a 3G for my wifi . Looks great.
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Old 10-07-2012, 05:02 PM   #8
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I decided to contact support and am waiting for my replacement. It should be here on Tuesday, according to the estimate! I hope it's a better unit. The pictures of your replacement unit look great.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:40 PM   #9
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The replacement doesn't need to be in your possession yet, only the defective one. I worded that poorly so I'll change it.
Gotcha! I am actually geeting two replacements.
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:52 PM   #10
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Nope. Mine's been just fine.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:00 AM   #11
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I won't have to replace it, it is fine.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:41 PM   #12
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For those of you that have requested a replacement, does Amazon require you to send yours back before they ship the replacement?

In other words, can I keep my current Kindle while I wait for the new one to arrive? I've pretty happy with it overall, but I have that little streak of light down the bottom, lefthand corner that does kind of annoy me. Thanks,

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Old 10-08-2012, 12:48 PM   #13
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For those of you that have requested a replacement, does Amazon require you to send yours back before they ship the replacement?
No, you hold on to your current Kindle while waiting for the replacement to be delivered. Amazon will give you a "return by" date that you have to meet or end up paying for both.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:52 PM   #14
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No, you hold on to your current Kindle while waiting for the replacement to be delivered. Amazon will give you a "return by" date that you have to meet or end up paying for both.
Thanks for the response.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:53 PM   #15
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My email says I have to return the old one within 30 days of the date of the email.
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