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Dell Insists There's No Cat Pee in the Latitude 6420u Laptop

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October 30, 2013 1:48:31 PM

Makes you winder how they missed that smell at the manufacturing plant or during quality assurance.
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a b D Laptop
October 30, 2013 1:52:39 PM

Dell Insists There's No Cat Pee in the Latitude 6420u Laptop~

However, they remain quiet on whether it contains cat poop.
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October 30, 2013 1:56:23 PM

Ahahaha! This made my day.

Dude it's a Dell! (and it smells like one too)
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October 30, 2013 1:59:13 PM

I would tell them to replace my laptop right meow...
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October 30, 2013 2:10:55 PM

That's just nasty... They can't do cat!
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October 30, 2013 2:17:48 PM

Cat pee is part of dell's new cost cutting method. Often when injection molding a plastic object, you need a way to quickly separate it from the mold (in addition to cooling it for the next production step.

Cat pee turns out to be very cheap and works quite well with injection molding. It also helps your laptop to turn heads where when you take the laptop out in the coffee shop, everyone says, oooh if that cat pee?
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October 30, 2013 2:24:34 PM

Apple invented the cat pee palm rest.
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October 30, 2013 2:24:48 PM

Maybe we should ask Jupi if there is cat pee in Dell Latitude 6420u laptop
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October 30, 2013 2:34:57 PM

all those customers must feel very comfortable now that all the new ones dont have the smell....
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October 30, 2013 2:40:05 PM

Dell customers get all pissy about their new laptops.
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October 30, 2013 3:00:46 PM

simple solution really. DONT BUY DELL AGAIN. It's too late. These big companies need to learn that once they've burned their bridge, there is no going back. HP business computers suck. Sure the batch you might have work, but the millions of servers w/ defective raid cards that lost ALLLLL the data of hundreds of thousands of customers make people buy a different brand.(at least it should). Sure you can back up, but that's not the point. SOmething as simple as "write cache enabled by default" shouldn't destroy all your data in the event of a power failure.
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a b D Laptop
October 30, 2013 3:05:41 PM

My new Latitude 7440 isn't so bad, and it doesn't smell like pee. Hooray!
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October 30, 2013 3:06:36 PM

"My cousin says you can get high on cat pee..."

(South Park episode reference)
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October 30, 2013 3:08:16 PM

I'm all for calling out how Dell products are way overpriced for what you get... but really? Did people honestly think there was cat piss on their laptop?! Might as well get tin-foiled hat while we're at it.
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October 30, 2013 4:00:40 PM

Isn't it amazing in this day and age you have to tell QC to make sure the product doesn't smell like cat urine before it ships. I've never heard of a notebook ever having this issue before, another 1st for DELL! Hooray!! Isn't DELL manufactured in Rafael "Ted" Cruz home state? A coincidence or not?
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October 30, 2013 4:06:42 PM

Liter box must have been optional
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October 30, 2013 4:29:51 PM

I guess it was cheaper to hire kittens than kids.
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October 30, 2013 4:30:30 PM

ingtar33 said:
Dell Insists There's No Cat Pee in the Latitude 6420u Laptop~

However, they remain quiet on whether it contains cat poop.

Actually...
"What we do know at this time is that this smell is absolutely not urine or any other type of biological material"

I think poop would be covered under the "any other type of biological material" category.

How they could possibly have missed that during early production runs QA remains a mystery.
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October 30, 2013 4:44:21 PM

Users should have known, since the name implies it: Latitude 6420u (u=urine)
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October 30, 2013 4:53:01 PM

They miss that,simply because they don't even have quality control .
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October 30, 2013 5:24:03 PM

I have had a Dell 2412 for a couple of weeks and it stinks too! Not cat pee I think, but a very unusual whiff for electronics - pretty bad to be honest. Anyone else noticed this?
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a b D Laptop
October 30, 2013 6:55:36 PM

InvalidError said:
ingtar33 said:
Dell Insists There's No Cat Pee in the Latitude 6420u Laptop~

However, they remain quiet on whether it contains cat poop.

Actually...
"What we do know at this time is that this smell is absolutely not urine or any other type of biological material"

I think poop would be covered under the "any other type of biological material" category.

How they could possibly have missed that during early production runs QA remains a mystery.


...it was a joke...

do i really have to explain it?
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October 30, 2013 7:08:41 PM

The manufacturing process was 8-year-old Asian kids assembling the keyboards who are only allowed one bathroom break per 16-hour shift...

Now they're allowed two.
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October 30, 2013 8:15:24 PM

How does cat pee smell like? I don't own a cat, so I can't pick up the litter box and sniff it after the cat does its business.
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October 31, 2013 3:14:46 AM

instead of "hit any key" it's now "hit the litter box"!
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October 31, 2013 5:15:06 AM

it would be way more funnny if they said "we let cats pee on our laptops, you figured it out you wiley geniouses and delivered it in the dryest way possible
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a b D Laptop
October 31, 2013 10:14:46 AM

The smell of cat urine probably lasts longer than most Dell laptops do. :lol: 
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a b D Laptop
October 31, 2013 1:40:04 PM

Brian Schonewille said:
I would tell them to replace my laptop right meow...


No butts meow!!! :lol: 
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November 1, 2013 3:29:57 PM

lp231 said:
How does cat pee smell like? I don't own a cat, so I can't pick up the litter box and sniff it after the cat does its business.


Just swing by your neighborhood pet store or the humane society you can get a good idea what cat piss smells like.
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