iPods and Washing Machines Don't Mix
This one doesn't need much explanation and I'm still pretty heartbroken about it. Seeing as it was a birthday present that I've only had since June makes it worse also. My poor nano took a real hammering in the washer - I'd kept it in immaculate condition but as it had slammed into the drum countless times, the edges of it are looking a little rough now to say the least. And yes, if you're wondering, it was pronounced dead at the scene.
Suffice to say, Amazon are going to be selling another iPod nano shortly.
P.S. That white gunk on the screen is actually behind the cover - we think it's washing powder!